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Biotech Snapshot During a Rally Day: No Summer Doldrums…Updates

follow url Update-2… 8/12 Biotech and Healthcare Holds on Emerging Market Down Day IBB down 0.55%,  XBI down 0.43%, XLV down 0.43% EEM down 2.13%, QQQ down 0.76%. ==== Update-1 Rally Fades a Bit into the Close Biotech stocks were mixed trading closer to the flatline after the close on light summer volume. Macro issues such as drug […]

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Biotechs Sell-Off Last Week: Growth Disappointing or Just Profit Taking? …Updates

Tastylia (Tadalafil) Buy 20 MG Update 7/30 at close- –Large Caps Outperform-Very Weak Tape NASDAQ continues slide down 1.39% Large Cap Leaders ABBV up 0.89%, BMY up 3.53%, CELG up 2.87%,MRK up 2%,REGN up 1.06%, VRTX up 1.35%. BIIB down 2.63%. Mid-Cap Red Screen:  ACAD down 4.08%, ALNY down 7.37%, BLUE down 4.46%, IMMU down 3.45%, NBIX down 7.68% IBB […]

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Biotechs Cruise onto Green Screen: July Looks Good…Updates

go to link 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 Bull Market: ETFs and Life Science Mutual Funds 2018 YTD

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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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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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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Biotechs Soar After Big Trump Drug Price Speech- Mid-Caps Should Outperform…Updates

Update: 5/17…Mini-Rally Continues With Help From ASCO Abstracts XBI hits $93.78 above April highs, up 5.32% over 5 days, 10.5% YTD. IBB at April highs at $107.59, up 3.62% over 5 days, up 0.77% YTD Many Mid-Caps are hot: BLUE, CRSP, EXEL, FOLD, LGND, LOXO. See our list below. Gene editing stocks move up: CLLS, […]

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Biotechs Survive 2018 Bottom and Catch a Rally Today…Update 5/9

Update 5/8/18 Biotechs Rally Above Near Term Support (XBI) at SMA 20 XBI up 1.96% to $89.80. IBB up 1.35% to $103.79; twelve month quadruple bottom is near $100 level. Small and mid caps should outperform because of news and M&A potential. Large caps: Celgene (CELG) down 20.66% over 12 month lows at $82.80. Large caps: Abbvie(ABBV) […]

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