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Biotechs Cruise onto Green Screen: July Looks Good…Updates

http://douglasat201.org/wp-content/themes/red.lib.php 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

accutane purchase uk 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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Mid-Cap Biotechs Lead the Market: Pre-ASCO Scoreboard…Updates 6/4/18

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

cheapest viagra cialis levitra 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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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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Biotech ETFs Lead Q3 Rally: XBI Breaks Out

Biotech ETFs Are Having A Strong Quarter and Offer Good Investment Options On July 20 we did a review of active funds vs biotech ETFs in the biotechnology/life science sector just after the BREXIT lows. At that time biotech ETFs and broadly diversified funds beat the “pure play” biotechnology funds such as Fidelity Select Biotechnology Portfolio […]

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Today’s Movers in Life Sciences-Gene Sequencing: ILMN,PACB

Illumina (ILMN) Up 3 % to $174 on Buyout Speculation in Gene Sequencing Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) was up as much as 12 points earlier today on a rumored buyout from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO).  Thermo bought another major player in sequencing Life Techologies for $13.6B making it the number two player in the major […]

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Biotech Breakout Part 2: Hold Your Fire…Update 8/15/16

Update August 15 : Biotech Leads But Healthcare Sector Lags IBB up 0.92% to $295, XBI up 1.33% to $63.35, XLV up 0.17% to $74.91 The tape was pretty decent despite a quiet day with ALXN up 1.97%, AMGN up 1.49% and CELG up 1.08%. Mid-caps also found bids: ALKS up 2.91%,ALNY up 2.16% and […]

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Biotech Breakout: Is the Bull Market Back?…Update-1 IBB,BMY

8/5 After the Close… NASDAQ Up 1.06% The IBB inched up 0.38% to $297.29 while the more volatile XBI did better up 1.07%. Both are still down YTD and trail the QQQ which is up 4.39% YTD. Investors in biotech were not deterred by bad clinical news from Bristol-Myers (BMY) down 16% to $63.28. The […]

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