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Biotechs Cruise onto Green Screen: July Looks Good…Updates

http://theinloop.com/members/poppygirardi6/forums/ Updates: 7/19 pm… Abbvie (ABBV) takes a 4.7% hit on Citron short seller call. Basis for call would be pressure from FDA and Scott Gottlieb concerning stalling by drug companies on biosimilars. Many reports cite biosimilar risk to blockbuster Humira. Merck succumbs to Trump pricing pressure with a minor Hep-C drug. Mid-caps mainly green, large caps […]

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Biotech Momentum Is Boosted by Biogen’s Alzheimer Disease Drug Results

http://paperbomb.com/home/attachment/bfa-2/feed Biotech Momentum Boosted by Biogen’s Experimental Drug Biogen Has an Interesting  Pipeline of Medicines for Serious Neurological Diseases Broad Biotech Rally-Green Screen Day- Even Large Caps Biotech momentum picked up on Friday after a brief sell-off in late June. Rally is just short of hitting new 2018 highs in the sector. Biotech stocks  rallied with […]

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Biotech Bull Market: ETFs and Life Science Mutual Funds 2018 YTD

click here Biotech Bull Market: Up 25.39% Over 2 Years With High Volatility  XBI Outperforms Up 12% YTD; FBT is Comparable, IBB lags. Three Funds did well in H1 2018 (7-9%). Biotech stocks peaked in July 2015 and reached a bottom on 10/31/16 gradually clawing their way back to a level about midway between the highs and lows […]

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Rayno BioBeat #4 2018: ASCO Biotech Momentum Continues with M&A Theme…Updates 6/29

Momentous  Biotech for June Update 6/28…A nice broad rally on Friday included the large cap biotechs with the IBB up 1.73% to $109.82. Even Celgene (CELG) found buyers up 3.6% flirting with the $80 level. The big winner was Vertex (VRTX) up 15.16% to the $170 level on news that a rival Company Galapagos (GLPG) […]

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Mid-Cap Biotech Watch List: Updated 6/12/18 After Huge ASCO Rally

  Updated 6/18 pre-market Biotech Update for Week Ending 6/15 A relatively quiet less volatile week with the bullish trend intact at “triple-top” with XBI at $97 level. However, NASDAQ weakness today could blunt run in biotechs. We probably had one of the best ASCO stock rallies on record in 2018 focusing on small and […]

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Biotech Mid-Cap Momentum Leaders and Laggards…Update…gene editing

Update-1 Gene Editing stocks are hit hard by a STAT Report that edited cells may cause cancer. Here is a later summary from STAT. As of 2:45 PDT trading; CRSP down 12% at $60,  EDIT down 7.8% at $36.14. NTLA down 9.9% at $24.5. The report was published in Nature Medicine. After the close biotech […]

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ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally Part 2 : Traders Take Profits on Nice Gains…Updates

ASCO 2018 Rally Part 2: Traders Take Profits on Nice Gains Biotech Indices and ETFs Show Gains YTD: FBIOX up 8% YTD,  IBB up 3.13%, XBI up 9.34% The ASCO 2018 biotech rally was almost according to the script-nice gains leading up to the meeting followed by momentum easing from profit taking and digestion of news. […]

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Mid-Cap Biotechs Lead the Market: Pre-ASCO Scoreboard…Updates 6/4/18

6/4/18…after close Update-2…IBB down 0.65%, XBI down 0.22%.  Momentum Waning Big Winners Today : BLUE, FMI, GHDX, IMMU, MRK It would appear that biotech stocks need to be bought prior to ASCO as has been then trend in the past i.e sell before the news. However there will be some clear cut winners after the Meeting. […]

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Financial and Political Crisis in Italy Disrupts Biotech Stock Momentum…Updates with rally today 5/30

Updates 5/30 Pre-ASCO Rally: XBI regains momentum to $94 level. IBB breaks through SMA 200 level to $108+. Many mid-caps from our watch list soaring-CRSP*, FMI, FOLD, LGND, LOXO, NKTR, SGEN, SRPT etc. *Note CRSP got whacked after hours down 13 points! The FDA has put the clinical trial for sickle cell treatment on hold. […]

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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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