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Sluggish Biotech Stocks: Five Underlying Factors Plus A Sector Shift?

MegaCap Tech Stocks Take a Big Hit-Volatility Rising in a Sector Shift Market Rotation Supports Overall Market-S&P 500 Stable today up 17% YTD Sluggish Biotech Now Just a Market Performer With IBB up 17% YTD The booming tech sector sold off today with the XLK down over 2%. Harder hit were the 2017 high fliers […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update with Biotech Holding: CELG,RHHBY,XBI…Update 11/29 Rotation Day

11/29/17 Market Reversal in Early Trading 11:35a -FAANG sell-off Stocks show a rotation out of technology and into financials and cyclical consumer goods. XLK is down 2.2%, XLV up 0.66%, IBB up 0.42% with large caps holding. 11/28/17 Biotechs Treading Water But Many Good Opportunities Exist Biotechs show a lack of momentum but are holding […]

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Biotech Correction: Just a market rotation or slower growth ahead?

Biotech Correction: Sell-Off Has Reached 10% over Three Months Biotechs under pressure-has revenue growth slowed? Technicals-a break through bottom channel. Need a bounce today. Celgene is a bellwether. A buy in the $102 range. Biotech stocks have been weak since Q4 earnings were reported and despite gains of about 15% or more year-to-date (IBB), warning […]

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Biotech Hangover: Recent Earnings Feed Caution with No Near Term Catalysts

Biotech Hangover from Earnings Clouds Outlook Healthcare sector (XLV) lagging technology (QQQ) and FAANG stocks. No earnings catalysts until Jan 2018 but Q4 has seen strong seasonality. Technicals rule as sellers predominate. Bull market is intact. On October 16 we posted that Risks were Rising for the 2017 biotech rally primarily because technicals were weakening […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update: Buy and Hold is the Key…Update-2

Update 11/8/17 …Per comments on Monday. Celgene (CELG) technicals are holding at $102-103 so we will add CELG to the Rayno Portfolio at a price of ~$102.5. The stock was battered on earnings news so we see good value and potential for long term growth. Forward PE is 11.74, Price/Sales is 6.33. Risk is balance […]

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Rayno BioBeat #6: What Have I Missed After Two Weeks of Travel and Away From Trading Biotech Stocks?…Update 11/3

BioBeat Market Update…Technicals Firming Up 11/3/17 11am A lot of green screen today so time to nibble but I would prefer to pick stocks rather than play the ETF game. Recent trades we made are: sell XBI at $87, buy PFE at $35 and today buy CELG at $100. No change in our Biopharmaceutical Portfolio […]

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Risks Rising for Rally: Political Rhetoric Tempers Bulls

Risks Rising for Healthcare Sector As Harsh Political Rhetoric Returns Trump returns to drug pricing attacks. Healthcare sector lags. Opioid crisis blames drug distribution companies for easy access. Sector on hold awaiting Q3 earnings: XLV down 0.44% today near its 52 week high. The early rally in biotech and drug stocks reversed on the 10 […]

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Small Cap Biotech Stocks Soar: How Long Will Rotation Last?

Speculation in Small Cap Biotech Picks Up-A Boon for Diligent Traders ETF Buying Is Driving All Small Cap and MicroCap Stocks Higher A Healthy Small Cap Rotation for Now: Reflation Trade ? Biotech stocks are rallying ahead of the expected strong seasonality in the November-January time frame. A rotation into smaller caps is leading the […]

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Rayno BioBeat #5: XBI Breaks Through on a Strong Week for Biotech

Biotech Stocks Break Through to 2017 Highs in a Broad Rally NASDAQ up 066%, IBB up 0.92%, XBI up 0.8% The XBI is up 3.17% this week, 46% YTD, compared to only 1.1% WTD for the IBB. The breakthrough gains for the XBI can be attributed to strong performance of top ten holdings that are […]

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Biotech Bull Market Update: Five Year Performance for Life Science Funds and ETFs

Biotech Bull Market: XBI is leader for 2017 and Over Five Years The FBT First Trust Arca Outperformed Up 157% Over Five Years In 2016 the Sector Underperformed After the 2015 Downdraft Here is our July 2013 review of several top Life Science Funds and ETFs . Over five years below we have updated the performance* of […]

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