|Day Low/High||38.50 / 40.11|
|52 Wk Low/High||19.38 / 87.24|
And It comes after one of the best days of the year for the biotech sector.
This covered call strategy takes patience, but it is worth it for a potential 65% return.
Biotechnology is always high risk but the right plays move unlike anything else.
The market pullbacks are more positive than negative.
Here are my takes on stocks in biotech and other companies I own right now.
This unloved part of the market has frequently produced some of the biggest gainers within my personal portfolio over the years.
I'm far more excited about the potential buys that I see this action creating than I am about the weakness.
Despite the strength in equities in 2019, several high-profile initial public offerings landed with large thuds and have struggled since.
The antibiotics maker recently received a significant federal contract that could help give its shares the juice they need to climb next year.
The indices moved into positive territory and now the action has cooled off.
Traders may try to jump the gun, but there are several factors that may delay the traditional end-of-year stock selloff.
If you stick with the same old names every day, then you are an investor and not a trader; outsize gains require outsize efforts.
Reata Pharmaceuticals and Axsome Therapeutics each have had a terrific 2019, which helps offset the losing bets in this high-beta sector of the market.
Here are 2 stocks worthy of small positions within a well-diversified biotech portfolio for aggressive investors.
Its price is determined by emotion more than anything else.
We should be trading this kind of action, rather than making big market direction calls.
We are now seeing why it is so important to focus on price action rather than the negative arguments.
A trade deal will likely emerge but it's not going to be easy and the market is going to be volatile while it awaits.
It is easy to argue that this market should be rolling over but it is not and that means we stick with what is working which are long plays.
The FAANG names are mixed but there continues to be strong momentum in some select big caps.
This trading is starting to create some fairly deep pullbacks.
At this juncture the action is looking like nothing more than a routine pullback of an extended market.
We have to wait for APPL's 1:00 pm ET event before we have a better feel where things are headed.
The fact is there are few more complex areas of the market than the small-cap biotech sector. Patience is key.
If you listen to some pundits, you are foolish to trust the trend and should be rushing to sell in order to prepare for the disaster that awaits naive bulls.
I have cut a number of positions into China trade news and my timeframe is short.