IBB : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Trump Foreshadows a Bleak Outlook for Biotech

    January 18, 2017
    Biotech sector stocks surged after the election, but pulled back when Trump targeted drug companies.
  2. Crestwood Advisors LLC Buys SPDR S&P 500, Cognizant Technology ...

    January 13, 2017
    Boston, MA, based Investment company Crestwood Advisors LLC buys SPDR S&P 500, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, iShares ...
  3. Biotech and Pharma ETFs Still Hurting

    January 12, 2017
    The biotech and pharma rallies that started the year were short-lived. The longer-term downtrend may be back in play.
  4. Amgen Set to Test Two Year Range Resistance (AMGN)

    January 6, 2017
    Amgen has posted a 2-month bullish island reversal this week, setting the stage for its seventh assault on range resistance ...
  5. Celgene Winding Up for 2017 Breakout (CELG, IBB)

    December 28, 2016
    Celgene is attracting steady buying interest after three successful tests at deep support and could enter a powerful 2017 ...
  6. The Top 4 ETFs to Track the Nasdaq in 2017

    December 13, 2016
    Investors seeking exposure to the tech sector may want to check out these Nasdaq ETFs.
  7. Charts Suggest 2017 Will Be the Year of Biotech

    October 26, 2016
    The charts of these biotech ETFs suggest that now is the time to buy.
  8. ETF Trading Opportunities to Watch Closely

    October 13, 2016
    These ETFs are all making significant trending moves, or about to start a new trending wave. Trading opportunities are underway ...
  9. Worst Performing Biotech IPOs of 2016

    October 10, 2016
    Investopedia takes a look at the biotech IPOs of the year 2016, which have resulted in considerable losses so far
  10. Two Big Biotechs Flash Bearish Signals

    September 30, 2016
    Biotech funds are trading near rally highs, but two popular blue chip components are struggling, a foretelling weakness that ...
  11. Total Return Analysis of the Top Biotech ETF (IBB)

    September 9, 2016
    Investors who find the biotech industry intriguing should consider a biotech-focused ETF.
  12. Active Traders Turn Bullish on Biotech

    August 11, 2016
    The recent price activity of two key ETFs suggests that the biotech sector is poised for a comeback.
  13. Celgene Set to Squeeze Short Sellers (CELG, IBB)

    July 28, 2016
    Celgene has broken out of a year-long descending triangle top and could enter a major short squeeze.
  14. Biotech Bottom Calls After Big Bounce (IBB, XBI)

    July 1, 2016
    Biotech funds have bounced sharply after testing downtrend lows, setting off a wave of bottom calls.
  15. IBB & XBI: Should You Short the Biotech Industry? (IBB, XBI)

    June 14, 2016
    Explore an analysis of the biotech industry, and learn why XBI and IBB may be short candidates based on Jim Chanos' short ...
  16. 3 Cases When Not to Place Tight Stop-Loss Orders (IBB, XBI)

    June 13, 2016
    Learn about using stop-loss orders for exchange-traded funds. Discover the circumstances when using a tight stop-loss order ...
  17. Biotech Funds Selling Off at Resistance (IBB, XBI)

    June 7, 2016
    Biotech funds should reward well-timed short sales after weekly buy cycles work through the system.
  18. How to Play the Biotech Rally (IBB,GILD,LABD)

    June 3, 2016
    These ETFs and stocks are some of the best bets to play the biotech rebound.
  19. Biotech Stocks: Are They Back?

    June 1, 2016
    The bearish trends over the past year have started to reverse themselves which has benefted the biotech industry
  20. 10 Markets Where Vanguard Offers the Cheapest Option (VTI, VV)

    April 29, 2016
    Discover the markets where Vanguard offers the cheapest ETFs. Vanguard is the market leader in providing low-cost diversified ...
  21. Technology ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (XLK, VOX)

    April 27, 2016
    Exercise caution before buying shares of a biotech ETF based on a belief that the biotech sector will follow the broader ...
  22. The 3 Largest Health Care ETFs (XLV, IBB)

    April 25, 2016
    Find out which exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the largest in terms of total assets under management (AUM) in the health ...
  23. Is it too Late to Invest in Synergy Pharmaceuticals? (SGYP)

    April 12, 2016
    Discover an upstart biotechnology stock trading near its 52-week low with a promising pipeline drug that may gain FDA approval ...
  24. Sector ETFs to Capitalize on America's Aging Population (IBB, ...

    April 8, 2016
    Learn about four categories of ETFs that offer excellent potential for capital appreciation as the U.S. population continues ...
  25. Take Advantage of Biotech's Bear Market Bounce (IBB, CELG)

    April 6, 2016
    The biotech sector is waking up after a long slumber and could move higher in coming weeks.
  26. Curb Your Enthusiasm With the Biotech Bounce

    March 22, 2016
    The biotech bounce should mark a time sensitive event, ahead of a decline to much deeper lows.
  27. (IBB) iShares NASDAQ Biotech SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 16, 2016
    Take a close look at the strong fundamentals underlying the top five holdings of the iShares NASDAQBiotechnology ETF as it ...
  28. 3 Popular Healthcare ETFs in 2016 (XLV, IBB)

    March 15, 2016
    Find out which health care exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the most popular in 2016 based on their numbers of assets under ...
  29. IBB Vs. IYH: Comparing Health Care ETFs

    March 14, 2016
    Discover the similarities and differences between IBB and IYH, two iShares health care ETFs, and learn about their characteristics ...
  30. 3 Volatile U.S. Industries to Exploit in 2016 (VRX, IBB)

    February 13, 2016
    Read about volatile sectors in the stock market that may provide opportunities for investors in 2016, including energy, mining ...
  31. (XBI, FBT, IBB) 3 Bond ETFs in the Biotech Sector

    January 15, 2016
    Learn about the top biotechnology ETFs, such as the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF, the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotech ETF and the iShares ...
  32. The Top 5 Biotechnology ETFs for 2016 (XBI, IBB)

    January 11, 2016
    Read analyses of the top biotech ETFs for 2016, and learn about the characteristics of the funds that may be poised to rebound.
  33. The Best Sectors To Sell Short in 2016

    January 5, 2016
    Three groups of stocks and sectors should underperform in 2016, generating profits from selling high and buying low.
  34. IBB: iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF

    December 22, 2015
    Learn about the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology exchange-traded fund, which offers one of the most diversified ways of investing ...
  35. Weakness In Biotech Will Likely Continue (XBI, IBB)

    October 1, 2015
    You can breathe easy with your biotech holdings--assuming you aren't counting on them to make you rich.
  36. Stock Volatility Sticks As Biotech, Commodities Selling Taints ...

    September 29, 2015
    An early Tuesday stock market bounce was taking shape but action could remain volatile as Wall Street posted its lowest ...
  37. Should You Avoid Biotech Stocks Right Now? (LABD, IBB)

    September 25, 2015
    Biotech has been on fire but investors are starting to get burned.
  38. Healthcare Stocks Fall After Clinton Tweet

    September 22, 2015
    After a biotech company raised the price of a drug by 5000%, some remarks from Hillary Clinton have prompted a small sell-off ...
  39. Top 3 Biotech ETFs (XBI, IBB)

    August 14, 2015
    Learn about three popular ETFs in the biotechnology sector, how they differ, and which ones may be appropriate for long term ...
  40. Are Bears About to Burst the Biotech Bubble? (IBB, BIB)

    July 2, 2015
    The recent biotech rally has richly rewarded many investors. So will the fortunes be soon swept away?
  41. A Quick Guide To Healthcare ETFs

    May 8, 2015
    The healthcare industry offers a broad variety of sector ETFs but it’s difficult to avoid exposure to pharmaceuticals and ...
  42. Healthcare Stocks: A Prescription for More Gains?

    April 15, 2015
    There could be even more room for gains in healthcare sector stocks, as many of the bullish trends remain in place.
  43. The Biggest Biotech Companies

    January 15, 2015
    These biotech firms want to revolutionize medicine. If successful, they may see high profits, but investing in these companies ...
  44. With Market Flying Caution Flag, This Looks Like the Safer Bet

    August 20, 2014
    I keep coming back to biotech stocks, and for good reason -- the trends are up and the moves are big. However, with the stock ...
  45. How To Invest In 2013′s Breakthrough Technologies

    October 14, 2013
    For Wall Street, the technology sector has been one of the most rewarding–yet frustrating–industries to invest ...
  46. How To Invest In 2013′s Breakthrough Technologies

    October 14, 2013
    For Wall Street, the technology sector has been one of the most rewarding–yet frustrating–industries to invest ...
  47. 3 Seasonally Hot ETF Sector Trades

    July 16, 2013
    Summer weather is here and you’re either smiling about it or sweating it out. Corporate earnings have taken over the ...
  48. Low Expense Top Performing ETFs

    June 12, 2013
    A technical look at the four ETFs that rank highest for five-year performance, lowest expense ratio and total net assets.
  49. Buyer Beware In Biotech ETFs

    August 27, 2007
    The biotech sector has been flat this year, and the five biotech ETFs have been hit and miss - mainly miss.