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Market Perks Up on FED Testimony-Rates To Stay Low… Update 1 6/19

Update June 19.. 3:10 p EDT Ten Yr 2.62%, U.S.equities flat,biotech mixed, jobless claims down. Japanese and European equities up. Iraq on front page. GOLD Up $41 Breaks Through Resistance at $1300 Gold futures rose on technicals, Middle East turmoil, a weak dollar and a dovish FED. Silver is also strong.In this week’s Barron’s three […]

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Rayno Dx and Tools 2014 YTD After Correction: ILMN, HOLX, RHHBY

April Sell-Off Hit Diagnostic Small and Mid Caps The bursting of the biotech bubble affected many small cap growth stocks. 2013 was a great year for our portfolio so some weakness was expected after the huge Q1 2014 moves. Most of our picks peaked in Jan/Feb time frame when many of our favorites were hit […]

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Clinical Diagnostic Companies 2013 Financial Metrics and Valuation Models

Diagnostics  Companies-After 2013 Financial Reporting Stocks to Watch: Cepheid (CPHD), Exact Sciences (EXAS) , Orasure (OSUR) Price to Sales (P/S) is the best metric of value as many companies in the sector are not profitable. Molecular diagnostics and genomics are the strongest growth sectors e.g. Cepheid (CPHD), ResponseGenetics (RGDX). Many stocks show a “topping effect” or […]

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A Good Week For Rayno Life Science Stocks: AMRI, CBST, ILMN, RHHBY

Rayno Life Science Movers -Diagnostics Review Next Week Despite some choppiness in biotech trading this week many of our stocks did well. I won’t go into some of the unusual volatility in other small and mid-caps lately  but that is part of the reason for my “bubble” article. There is also a lot of focus […]

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Biotech Bull Market: OK Let’s Just Call It A Bubble

Biotech May Be A Bubble-But What to Do? The blogosphere is trying to temper bullish sentiment with a lot of “bubble “talk even though the cable channels are still pumping biotech.  If you have been around biotech for 25 years especially during the last true bubble -1999 -you should be a little skeptical of the […]

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Rayno Dx and Tools Stocks Up in January: CPHD, ILMN

Molecular Diagnostics and Sequencing Technologies  Are Big Winners in January 2014 But Recent Two Day Sell-Off Has Done Damage To Many Stocks Diagnostic stocks were a sea of red today after a huge January driven by growth expectations from new products and platform molecular technologies. As financial reporting is due for many of these stocks this […]

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