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Biotech Mid-Caps: The Momentum Trade is Back FMI, LOXO,XBI etc

Biotech Mid-Caps- Momentum Trade is Back ASCO Abstracts Provide Clinical Updates But as of 2 P EDT Stocks Are Being Hit By Profit Taking XBI at $92.39 Biotech mid-caps had a good week ending 5/18 as tracked by the top performing XBI which was up 2%  and over 10% in 2018 YTD. The large cap […]

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Biotechs Soar After Big Trump Drug Price Speech- Mid-Caps Should Outperform…Updates

Update: 5/17…Mini-Rally Continues With Help From ASCO Abstracts XBI hits $93.78 above April highs, up 5.32% over 5 days, 10.5% YTD. IBB at April highs at $107.59, up 3.62% over 5 days, up 0.77% YTD Many Mid-Caps are hot: BLUE, CRSP, EXEL, FOLD, LGND, LOXO. See our list below. Gene editing stocks move up: CLLS, […]

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Biotech Stocks Underperform Market: CELG, EXEL, PBYI, XBI…Updates 5/11…Big Rally on Drug Pricing Speech

Trump Speech on Plan for Lower Drug Prices 5/11 After close. Biotech and healthcare stocks were broadly higher. Key words by HHS Secretary were “complex” and “will take time”; more updates tomorrow. General objectives appear to be to lower list prices and squeeze middlemen like PBMs, offer Part-D type discount with Part-B drugs and promote […]

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2018 Biotech Sector Watch on Earnings #2: ABBV, ALXN, BMY…Updates VRTX

Update 4/30… Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) Beat Consensus by 4% Financial Results: CF Revenues rose 33% Q’18 o Q’17 from $481M to $638M; GAAP net income down 15% ,$210M from $241M. Two Phase 3  triple combination clinical development programs are underway : VX-559 and VX-441 best for 2020 launch as well as pain and sickle cell R&D.  […]

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Biotechs Stalled and Get No Help From Monday’s Market Moves…Updates

Updates: 4/19/18 GWPH hits $143 new high,  then sold off holding $134 level, after big move from $105 on cannabis drug for severe epilepsy FDA Advisory go ahead. Biotechs broadly in the red except CRSP up 6.4% and NVCR up 5%. AstraZeneca (AZN) gained US approval for 1st line use of lung cancer drug. Novartis (NVS) shares […]

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Busted Biotech Stocks: Where Do We Go From Here?…Updates

4/17/18 Latest portfolio changes are working: CELG at $88, XBI at $84. all based on technicals. ========== Busted Biotech Stocks Get No Help From the Overall Market 4/8 Update XBI down 3% on 4/6 and BELOW SMA 20 AT $82.90. Bellwether Mid-Caps red screen-two up stocks CLVS ICPT ; NKTR down 7.48% ! Incyte (INCY) […]

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Rayno BioBeat #3…Biotech Bull Market Intact Despite Shaky Start… Update-1

4/2/18 12:30P Update Biotechs break through 2018 support levels with XBI now needs to hold December lows at $80. IBB at double bottom hit in November/December at $102 level. Watch Mid-Cap list below for sector weakness. ============== Biotech Bull Market Is Intact with Unusual Volatility Biotech Stocks Will Try to Regain Bullish Footing After A […]

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Market Rout: Biotechs Busted In Turmoil From Tariffs…Updates

Sell-Off Gets Scary–NASDAQ Futures Still Down at 1:30A EDT 3/28 Double Bottom -Double Top on XBI and Testing February Lows at $87 Another Sell-Off=Tuesday Movers 3/27/18 Large Caps % Up-NONE FBT Down 3.23%, IBB Down 2.77% to $105.12, QQQ down 3.24%, XBI down 4.27% Mid-caps % Up -None ========== BIG RALLY-Monday Movers 3/26/18 FBT Up 2.83%, […]

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Weak NASDAQ Leaves Biotech Stocks Stalled…Update-1

Update-1 …March 18- Market jittery on potential global trade war, rising interest rate concerns and political risk. Also Sales to U.S. retailers fell 0.1% in February a 3 month slide. Biotechs are in a risk-off mode with a weak tape. Dow down 0.47%, NASDAQ down 0.2%, IBB down 0.98%, XBI down 1.56% Biotechs stocks were red across […]

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Biotechs Buffeted by Macro News But Should Continue to Outperform…Update-1

Update-1 March 10… Broad Rally Continues Through The Week QQQ Up 4.3% IBB up 4.3% XBI up 4.8% Gene Editing Stocks Surge Biotech stocks soared along with the market as fear about interest rates, tariffs and global politics subsided helped considerably by economic sentiment and jobs. Moreover the employment report showed wage gains revised downward […]

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