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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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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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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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Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals: Performance and Metric Update Part I

Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals 2018 Performance after J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference  Here is an update of Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Performance over the past 12 months. These numbers will be updated after all 2017 financials have been reported. Note that the IBB is a good pick for Large Cap Biopharma up ~20% YoY. Only ABBV (a Rayno pick) beat […]

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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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Biotech Hangover: Recent Earnings Feed Caution with No Near Term Catalysts

Biotech Hangover from Earnings Clouds Outlook Healthcare sector (XLV) lagging technology (QQQ) and FAANG stocks. No earnings catalysts until Jan 2018 but Q4 has seen strong seasonality. Technicals rule as sellers predominate. Bull market is intact. On October 16 we posted that Risks were Rising for the 2017 biotech rally primarily because technicals were weakening […]

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Rayno BioBeat #6: What Have I Missed After Two Weeks of Travel and Away From Trading Biotech Stocks?…Update 11/3

BioBeat Market Update…Technicals Firming Up 11/3/17 11am A lot of green screen today so time to nibble but I would prefer to pick stocks rather than play the ETF game. Recent trades we made are: sell XBI at $87, buy PFE at $35 and today buy CELG at $100. No change in our Biopharmaceutical Portfolio […]

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Risks Rising for Rally: Political Rhetoric Tempers Bulls

Risks Rising for Healthcare Sector As Harsh Political Rhetoric Returns Trump returns to drug pricing attacks. Healthcare sector lags. Opioid crisis blames drug distribution companies for easy access. Sector on hold awaiting Q3 earnings: XLV down 0.44% today near its 52 week high. The early rally in biotech and drug stocks reversed on the 10 […]

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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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Biotech Snapshot on a Rally Day…Update-2

8/10 Red Screen in the Morning We cautioned on XBI at $78 on 7/31 and today it broke through support at $75 to $74.70. ======= 8/9 Update After Close: A Bit of Caution after Trump’s “Fire and Fury” Talk Investors are holding off as global risks rise but biotech and healthcare holds July bottom (XBI $75-76) […]

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