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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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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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Large Cap Biopharma Performance Update 2018-Part 1

Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Performance Part 1- After Correction Technicals: we are holding the December 2017 bottom but 2018 gains on some indices have been wiped out with peak values on Jan. 26. The FBT was the top performing ETF in 2018 YTD. Many of our picks have outperformed the market. Here are some metrics on […]

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What’s Next After Profit Taking Hits Biotech and Drug Stocks?

Profit Taking Hits Biotech Stocks Disruption Coming to Healthcare? Another Round of Sector Rotation? The biotech sector hit a wall after breaking through to new highs last week. The major news that sparked profit taking on Tuesday was that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P.Morgan formed a consortium to address rising healthcare costs by trying to […]

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Abbvie Earnings Drive Biotech Stocks Higher With Large Caps Dominant…Update- 1/30

Update-1 10:40am EST, NASDAQ off 0.75%, S&P 500 off 0.82% Caution in biotech and healthcare stocks with disruptive announcement from J.P.Morgan, Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway with XLV down 2%. The three companies announced Tuesday that they would form an independent healthcare company to serve their employees in the U.S. Few details were provided but look for […]

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2018 Rayno Biobeat #1: Market Reversal Amidst Profit Taking…Update-1

Update-1… January 17 Dow Rallies 300 Points Market returns to the momentum mode with tax reform theme, M&A and upbeat earnings. Apple (AAPL)was a driver as a potential job creator up 1.6% on repatriation of foreign cash and contributing $350B to economy.  Technology stocks led the way up 1.45% with non-cyclical consumer goods up 1.3%; […]

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2018 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference #4 Notes from Panel: Key Trends in Diagnostics and Lifesciences

Key Trends in Diagnostics and Lifesciences: Promise, Reality Reimbursement Panel Moderator: Ken Bahk, Three Lake Partners. Panelists- Nathan Ledeboer, Medical College of Wisconsin,Victoria Pratt, Indiana University School of Medicine, Nick Papadopolous, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Here are some takeaways from the session that covers novel tests, clinical diagnostic reimbursement and CPT codes(no slides were […]

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