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Biotech Sector Leads Market Early in 2017 Despite Uncertainties…Update

Update at Close…April 18 Biopharma takes a step back Healthcare stocks were top loser down 0.93%. Biotechs were hit hard today with many high fliers selling off. Large caps were all down with Regeneron (REGN) the big loser down 1.98%. The IBB was down 1% at $287.67 breaking the $290 technical level not seen since […]

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Biotech Blahs: Out of Favor But Great For Stock Pickers…Update-2

Update-2…1/6/17– Three Day Biotech Rally…12N EST NASDAQ at New Highs 5532 XBI is up 5 points since last Friday’s close to $63.45;The IBB is up 16 points to $280. Investors are betting on a turnaround in healthcare with positive news from the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference next Monday. Despite extremely negative sentiment on the sector, demand for […]

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Market Reversal in Biotech But Healthcare Stocks Are Still Muddled

Market Reversal in Biotech Offers Bullish Set-Up After one of the worst down days in months yesterday biotech stocks broadly reversed today giving a short term “nibble” signal. The macro environment got support from economic data as well with upward Q3 GDP revisions to 3.2% and higher consumer confidence data. The economy now has the […]

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Rayno Biobeat #3…Trump Biotech Rally Leads Market Up

Trump Election Win Drives Huge Biotech Rally NASDAQ up over 1% to 5248 The Trump biotech rally began at today’s opening up (IBB) 20 points to $280 then held to close  up 8.9% to $285. The XBI soared 10.4% to close at $63.8 near highs of day. The cloud of drug pricing concerns vanished because […]

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Biotech Meltdown: Financial Metrics Offer Few Clues For What is Next

Biotech Meltdown: Numbers Don’t Mean Much Until We See New Product Growth We are almost through the earnings season and despite good results most biotech stocks tanked again today.The reason you know well by now-expectations for earnings and top line growth have been taken down because price increases are not likely for 2017 . Another […]

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Biotech Stocks Recovering from Last Week’s Free Fall: XBI…Update-2

Green Tape Today Shows Resilience– 10/10/16 ESMO Cancer Congress 4%+ Up movers: AGIO ARIA BLUE CLVS LGND PBYI TSRO etc. XBI up 2.39% More Bad Clinical News for Biotech:ALNY,CLVS The XBI lost 3.2% for the week to $64.15 taking a hit from Alnylam (ALNY) downdraft down 49% for the week. The IBB also took a […]

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Biotech Blahs: Unable To Hold Gains After ASCO Run-Up…Update-1

Monday June 20… Update 4:30p EDT…BRexit relief rally Biotech stocks pretty much tracked the NASDAQ rally today slowly selling off as the day wore on. The more volatile XBI was still up 1.56% for the day beating the sluggish IBB up 0.91%. The healthcare sector overall held up about 1%. Energy and materials led up […]

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Failed Biotech Rally: Latest Biotech Earnings Don’t Help…ALXN AMGN CELG GILD…Update-1

Update-1 May 2  Biotechs Stop Slide…IBB up 1.12%…Green Screen Day Healthcare Stocks Regain Footing… XLV up 0.57% Biotech stocks moved up after a five day swoon but are still flat after one month. Most large caps were green with decent gains in Celgene (CELG) and Regeneron (REGN). A good time to average down in Gilead […]

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Can Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Stocks Outperform in 2016?

 Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Stock Valuations After Correction We previously summarized the Rayno Mid and Small Cap Portfolios for 2015, a good year despite the correction. With this post we summarized selected Sales and Earnings metrics (Source finviz.com) of important large cap biotech stocks for the purpose of analysis after the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference and […]

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Biotech Bear Market Rally on Hold: Lackluster Tape for Week One 2016…Update-1

Update-1… 3P EST –Biotechs Sink Further XBI Down 5%, IBB down 2.34% Green stocks are hard to find: GILD, HOLX, REGN Biotech Bear Market: Lackluster Tape Says Wait Until Next Week For Market Direction Year-End Rally Fizzles in New Year Biotech stocks (IBB) are off 5% from year-end 2015 highs and up only 6.73% from […]

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