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J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference: Picks and Trades Update

JPMorgan Healthcare Conference Picks and Trades: AMRN,GNMK,TDOC. Many sector Indexes are up over 10% YTD: Small caps: IJR,IWM,XBI; NASDAQ-100 QQQ Trending Up: Many mid-cap biopharmas on our watch list are still way below 2018 highs but many are recovering above the mid-point : ARRY, ARNA, GWPH, ICPT, INCY ,IONS, SRPT, SGEN, NVCR. We attended the […]

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Emerging Growth Stocks: Long Ideas in Life Science for 2019…Updates-Risk On…FED on Hold and “Patient”

Update ….Jan 30 2:45p  EST …FED to be Patient and Policy Stance is Appropriate FED to “wait and see” before raising rates-stocks soar. FED-“US Economy in a good place” NASDAQ up 2%, DOW up 1.73%, S&P up 1.53% XLV up 1.27%, IBB flat, XBI up 1.72%. Large cap biopharmas trail broad rally: AMGN,BIIB in the […]

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What’s Up with the Biotech Rally?…Updates

Update-2 1/21/19…Heads Up Red Futures Growth worries return-Asian Stocks down IMF Lowers Global Growth-Poor Performance for Europe Biotech rally could stall Update-1 1/20/19…XBI at $83.38 approaching November resistance at $85 Barron’s 2019 Roundtable biopharma picks: Abbvie (ABBV), Roche Holding (ROG), Gilead Sciences (GILD). ======= Biotech Rally Continues from the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference Slow and steady […]

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Biotech Snapshot: Healthcare Sector Remains Strong-Updates

8/24/18 After Close: Rally Continues with 10/11 Sectors Higher XLV finishes at all time high at $91.89 FED’s Powell Defends Gradual Interest Rate Policy despite Trump pressure Oil Surges 15 to $68.57 on supply concerns with Iran sanctions Major indices hit 52 week highs: S&P 500, Russell 2000, NASDAQ Composite IBB at $117.40 pushing toward 2018 FEB […]

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What’s Up With Diagnostics and Tools Stocks? Big Winners Are In Personalized Medicine- FMI, ILMN

Clinical Diagnostics and Tools: Big Winners Are In Genomics and Personalized Medicine Slower growth in routine clinical diagnostics, tools are favored. Hologic has a unique business model for women’s health and diagnostics. Gene sequencing is important for future clinical applications and biopharma R&D. We haven’t updated our Clinical Diagnostics and Tools Portfolio since the severe […]

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Rayno Diagnostics and Tools Revisited: Sector Outperformance That Tracks Biotech

Life Science Tools and Services Stocks Have Outperformed Biopharmaceuticals With Less Volatility Large Caps Are Winners in 2017 We have not covered the Life Science Tools and Diagnostics sector since early 2016 when life science stocks abruptly sold off. We have focused on biotech ETFs and Biopharmaceuticals because the upside looked more promising due to […]

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BIO International Convention 2017 Updates #2-BIG Data Drives Precision Medicine

 Big Data Provides Pathway to Precision Medicine Description of Track Speaker Atul Butte, MD,Ph.D. Director, UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences The remarkable ascent of Big Data for example from biomedical imaging, next generation sequencing and adjacent technologies that deliver a multiplicity of heterogeneous data has been a tremendous boon for basic biomedical research and […]

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Rayno Life Science Portfolio 2017

Update-1 6/27/17 With the XBI up 34% YTD at $79.34, take a little off for future trades. ===== Rayno Life Science Portfolio 2017 YTD 6/15 Top winners YTD: BLUE up 78.9%,FMI up 121.5%,RHHBY up 13%, ABBV up 12.7%. Top Losers YTD: GILD down 9.5%, BMY down 7%. XBI up 20.9%, our top pick for aggressive […]

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Rayno Diagnostics and Tools: Hologic Beats Q1 Sales and EPS

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) Beats: Revenues Increased 3.2% and GAAP diluted Earnings Increased 666.7% Compared to Prior Year Period (fiscal Q2) The base business grew 5.4% lead by molecular diagnostics, surgical and international franchises.Restructuring completed. The newly acquired Cynosure business grew by 5.7%; blood screening business of $38.4M was divested. GAAP Revenues were $715.4M with diluted […]

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Notes from J.P.Morgan Conference 2017: Sequencing (NGS) Moves to Toward Clinical Diagnostic Solutions

Outlook and Issues for Application of NGS for Clinical Diagnostics We heard a few presentations on NGS solutions and still think it is an important growth market for clinical diagnostics in oncology, rare diseases transplant medicine and NIPT. Gene sequencing (NGS) can lead to a better understanding of the molecular basis of disease and personalize diagnostics and […]

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