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November 16, 2018

Have the Bulls Returned To Biotech?

Today’s market had a clear bullish inclination, particularly in the overall healthcare sector. The sector ETF XLV was up over +0.90%, but the biotech ETF IBB lagged behind at +0.61%. We saw very strong movement in MRK, which was up over +1.40% and reached a high of $76.10 as of the time this content was […]

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November 15, 2018

Trade Rumors Set the Tone For the Market

The equities markets saw a bullish trend towards the end of today’s session after it was implied that the US and China might reach some tentative agreement on trade by the end of this year. However, shortly after this headline hit the newswires, a senior US trade official stated that such a deal was not […]

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November 8, 2018

When And Why To Stop Trading For the Day

Traders love to trade!  That’s why we sit in front of our trading stations for hours upon end.  So, the common thought process is “if I am here, I should be trading”.  That could not be further from the truth.  Here is a video where we discuss this essential trading psychology topic.

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November 6, 2018

It’s A Waiting Game Today

The equity markets are even more reserved today, as we are awaiting the outcome of the US midterm elections. The results will inevitably have a pronounced impact on the equity markets going forward, but we probably won’t see great volatility until tomorrow’s open. One stock that was very active today is Invacare Corp, which was […]

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November 6, 2018

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

The equities markets traded on relatively low volume today, as traders appear to be awaiting the outcome of the US mid-term elections. The outcome should set the tone for economic expectations going forward, with potential tax cuts and further deregulatory actions unlikely to pass through Congress in the event the Democratic party takes control. While […]

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November 1, 2018

GERN Leads the Way In Biotech Today

Overall, healthcare and biotech were both up today, with biotech being the biggest gainer. IBB, the biotechnology ETF, was up nearly 3% today, whereas the overall healthcare sector ETF XLV was up about 0.70% as of the time of recording this content. This marks a sharp change of sentiment, since XLV has been more bullish […]

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October 30, 2018

Titan Pharmaceuticals Still Dominating the Sector

Once again, Titan Pharmaceuticals (TTNP) was busy in trading. The stock has been volatile overall, with strong moves up and down. Today, the stock initially opened under downward pressure and appeared that it might trade below $0.30 per share during the first hour of the session. However, towards the middle of the session, the stock […]

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October 29, 2018

Titan Pharmaceuticals, the Trilogy

Titan Pharmaceuticals (TTNP) was in the news once again. After news hit the wires this morning that Canadian company Knight Therapeutics launched PROBUPHINE for treatment of opioid disorder, TTNP shares rallied over 13.2% higher pre-market. Knight has exclusive rights to distribute PROBUPHINE per an agreement with TTNP. However, TTNP shares retraced the overnight gains throughout […]

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