Have Biotech ETFs Finally Bottomed?

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From Zacks: 2016 was a tough year for biotech stocks with the sector facing a lot of criticism for rising drug prices. Although shares did rally post-election in November on hopes that drug pricing would not be a key focus area under a Donald Trump presidency, the rally turned out to be short-lived following the President’s views regarding drug pricing.
NASDAQ:IBB March 14, 2017 7:54am

Why The $300 Level Is So Important For The Biotech ETF

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Biotechnology stocks are breaking out. They have been consolidating for nearly 20 months. Investors lost interest...and that is exactly what smart investors, in general, want to see in order to buy a market.
NASDAQ:IBB March 3, 2017 6:13am

Analyst: Big Opportunities Coming In Medical Device Space

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From The Gold Report: The stage has been set for high levels of uncertainty, and with uncertainty comes opportunities in commodities, posits Lior Gantz, editor of Wealth Research Group, who also sees opportunities in disruptive technologies in the medical arena.
NYSE:XHE February 24, 2017 7:45am

This Biotech ETF Looks Primed To Rally Again

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The biotech sector has gotten a lot of attention lately both in the financial markets and in Washington. The sector, which was one of the worst performing areas of the market in 2016 posting a loss of more than 20%, has started posting gains again and is looking like the rally may be poised to continue.
NASDAQ:IBB February 20, 2017 6:42am

Healthcare Is Bouncing Back, And Medical Devices Are Leading The Way

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From Taki Tsaklanos: The health care stock market sector is back in shape. The XLV ETF representing the healthcare sector was up 0.14 percent for the day and 2.2 percent for the week.
NYSE:IHI February 18, 2017 8:43am

A Major Recovery Is Brewing In The Biotech & Healthcare Space

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Biotechnology was once the darling of stock market investors. Not so anymore, since the summer of 2015 the sector collapsed from 400 points to 250 points in the IBB ETF.
NASDAQ:IBB February 17, 2017 6:33am

Biotech’s Next Big Catalyst Could Be Synthetic DNA

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From Jon Markman: It really is a brave new world. Not long ago, a group of prominent scientists announced plans for a project to create synthetic human DNA from scratch.
NASDAQ:IBB February 14, 2017 9:21am

Biotech ETF Recovery Powered By Big Earnings Improvements

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From Zacks: The biotech industry, which was shunned by investors last year, made a strong comeback following Trump’s victory in anticipation of softer regulation.
NASDAQ:IBB February 10, 2017 10:49am

Gilead Sciences, Inc. Is A Weak Stock That Keeps Getting Weaker

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From Corey Rosenbloom: “Strong Stocks Keep Getting Stronger while Weak Stocks Keep Getting Weaker.” Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) reminds us of this core trading principle right now, after breaking powerfully under a key support level with positive divergences, overruling any reversal signal to keep the persistent downtrend in motion.
NASDAQ:GILD February 9, 2017 10:52am

Biotech ETF Surges On Positive Trump Comments

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The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund (IBB) outperformed all other non-leveraged, non-inverse exchange traded products in the U.S. today on a dollar basis, producing a +2.84% one-day return and outperforming the wider markets by a total of 2.85 percentage points.
NASDAQ:IBB January 31, 2017 5:51pm

BioShares Biotech Clinical Trials Fund, Up 5%, Is Today’s Top Performing ETF

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The BioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials Fund (BBC) outperformed all other non-leveraged, non-inverse exchange traded products in the U.S. today on a percentage basis, producing a +5.03% one-day return and outperforming the wider markets by a total of 5.04 percentage points.
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Pfizer Provides Tepid Outlook As Q4 Results Miss Expectations

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From StockNews.com: Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) early Tuesday posted disappointing fourth quarter results and offered a tepid outlook, amid weakening demand for some of its key drugs.
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Can Biotech ETFs Survive A Trump Presidency?

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From Zacks: Biotech stocks have been under intense pressure for more than a year now with sector-specific issues like increasing political and media focus on high price tags for new drugs and the changing competitive scenario weighing on the sector.
NASDAQ:IBB January 28, 2017 9:37am

AbbVie Issues In-Line Outlook Following Mixed Q4 Earnings

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From StockNews.com: AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) early Friday posted mixed fourth quarter earnings results and issued a 2017 forecast that was in-line with Wall Street expectations.
NYSE:ABBV January 27, 2017 8:19am

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