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Sideways Market Vexes Traders: Biotech Stocks are Fading…Updates-3 Rally Time!

Update-3…3/11…Gene Therapy stocks go green screen! Big 5% winners: VYGR NTLA BLUE EDIT See complete list below (paste list into yahoo finance for tracking) Update-2…3/11…Market gets support from 60 Minutes-Powell comments and Gene Therapy; NASDAQ up 1.77%; XBI up 1.74% to $87.94  as of 1:15p Update-1… 3/10…Friday’s Comeback needs some follow through with small caps: […]

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Small Cap Biotechs Lead the Market in 2019 Up 20% YTD…GNMK, ONCE, XBI-Updates

Update: 1:40 EST 2/25… Gene Therapy stocks soar on Spark (ONCE) Deal: BLUE, CRSP, RARE; and XBI up 4.2%. Another big deal as GE sells healthcare business to Danher (DHR) for $21.4B; GE up 8.26%, DHR up 8.38%. ========== M&A Drives Mid and Small Cap Biotechs Stocks Higher The Small Cap weighted XBI is up […]

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Life Science ETFs Performance 2018-2019: FBT is the Leader…Updates 2/7

Update 2/7/19 Mid-Day Trading : Risk Off Day The market is trending down with all major indices in the red and the XBI $81.96 down 2.75%. We sold our position in the XBI yesterday at $83+. Array (ARRY) continues to run up at $21.60. Hot stock MacroGenics (MGNX) cooled off down 9% to $23.29. Issues […]

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What’s Up with the Biotech Rally?…Updates

Update-2 1/21/19…Heads Up Red Futures Growth worries return-Asian Stocks down IMF Lowers Global Growth-Poor Performance for Europe Biotech rally could stall Update-1 1/20/19…XBI at $83.38 approaching November resistance at $85 Barron’s 2019 Roundtable biopharma picks: Abbvie (ABBV), Roche Holding (ROG), Gilead Sciences (GILD). ======= Biotech Rally Continues from the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference Slow and steady […]

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2019 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Notes #1 Panel: Reinventing the Disease Continuum Through Precision Health…Update

Update-1…1/21/19 Liquid Biopsy I attended a Panel Session on Cancer Liquid Biopsy and although progress is being made on molecular diagnostics there are no newsworthy breakthroughs nor actual data showing a hard timeline. Here is an article from  BIO 2016. There are over 70 genes that need to be tested and voluminous data is being generated […]

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Trade Fears Derail Biotech Rally in a Jittery Market…Updates

Update -4 After Close 12/7/18 Market Performance for the Week XBI down 7.8%, IBB down 6.6%, XLV down 5.2%, QQQ down 5.11%. Futures not looking good at 12:40a EST, NAZ down 0.82%. Global Growth worries mount; geopolitical turmoil reigns. Moderna (MRNA) IPO closes down 19.13% to $18.60: Largest Biotech to Go Public…https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nasdaq-welcomes-moderna-inc-nasdaq-185435974.html ======= Update-3 After […]

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Trading the Biotech Bottom in 2018 in an Ambivalent Market…Updates ASH TSRO XBI

Update-2 December 3 …Our Top Pick TSRO is up 58% on GSK Buyout We recommended Tesaro (TSRO) at $34 and it paid off today with a ~$5.1B buyout by GlaxoSmith Kline! Year End Rally Intact with XBI up over 3% to $84 handle, ====== Update-1 December 1… NASDAQ Rallies 0.79% on Nov 30 Our recent […]

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2018 Biopharmaceutical Performance-Large Caps: Big winners were Merck and Vertex…Update- Rally Underway

11/16…TSRO Alert at $35, Up 32%, Company is for Sale 11/15p After Close…Traders: Rally is intact but needs another green day to confirm. Big mid-cap 4% movers today: AGIO ARNA (up 21.6%) ARRY CRSP LOXO NBIX ICPT SRPT  XNCR We added small positions over the past week in ABBV AMRN KPTI QQQ XLV and XBI as […]

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Biotech Bear Market: But It Is Time to Start Trading…11/9 Updates on Rally

Update at Close 11/9/18 Remain Cautious as Rally Fails The NASDAQ down 1.6% and Russell 2000 down 1.8%, sold off killing hopes of a continued Post-Election rally. The biotech sector is for experienced traders only. The healthcare still looks good overall with the XLV down only 0.29% at $92.95. The XBI was crushed again down […]

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Biotech Momentum Lost Mired in Macro-Economic News Cycle: China, FED,Trade etc.

Biotech Momentum Lost Technical Breakdown: XBI Near April Bottom but XLV Looks Good Market Looking for Growth from Large Cap Earnings 10 year auction has tepid demand at Yield of 3.225%, NASDAQ at 7602 own 1.75% (Prices as of mid-day 1:30 p EDT) Biotech momentum losses were triggered by a reversal in investor psychology  because […]

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