Genetics Testing

Here’s Why Invitae Stock Can’t Stop Falling

Loss aversion is a psychological concept where humans are shown to feel the pain of loss twice as much as the joy of gain. Even the perception of loss can result in pain. That’s why investors sweat paper losses when they haven’t actually lost anything. Over the past six months, shares of Invitae (NVTA) have […]

FOXO Technologies Stock: Investing in Longevity Insurance

Getting life insurance is one of those things that responsible adults are supposed to do, like work the same job for 45 years and retire with a gold watch. Who does that anymore? Similarly, the number of people buying into life insurance policies is dropping. Over the last decade, life insurance market penetration decreased by […]

Myriad Genetics Stock vs. Invitae Stock

If you stick your neck out and make a long-term call on a stock that turns out to be right, expect to hear nothing but crickets years later when you’re proven right. If your call turns out to be wrong, people will be lining up around the block to point out what an idiotic buffoon […]

What’s Up With Illumina’s Acquisition of GRAIL?

If you want to land a job at a top investment bank, there’s an expectation that you’ve read certain material. Even though prop trading desks have gone the way of the dodo, books like Liar’s Poker and Reminiscences of a Stock Operator are must-reads. So is the 592-page monster, Barbarians at the Gate, a glimpse […]

Oxford Nanopore Stock: The Internet of Living Things

If you took all the stocks in the world and put them in a single basket, about 58% of that combined market cap would be U.S. stocks. If you want to look that number up, just download a fact sheet for the MSCI ACWI IMI Index. All those cryptic acronyms mean that the index includes […]

8 Whole Genome Sequencing Companies for Precision Health

Earlier this year, we picked apart the 23andMe stock offering for genetic testing. The financial picture looked stagnant, with 23andMe (ME) trying to build interest in the company’s FDA-authorized health insights and a subscription service that provides access to additional reports as they become available. As we noted in the article, the company’s most valuable […]

Is 23andMe Stock a Good Play on Genetics Testing?

With more than 9,700 hedge funds in operation around the planet, it’s highly unlikely that a handful of amateur stock manipulators on Reddit are bringing down Wall Street. It’s a myth that the media continues to perpetuate, further exacerbating the problem by encouraging even more dumb money to enter the fracas. What you are seeing […]

Calico Purring Right Along With Life Extension Research

Earlier this month, Alphabet (GOOG) took the air out of its Loon subsidiary, a former moonshot project for deploying internet around the world using high-flying balloons. Apparently, the economics just didn’t work out. No word on how much Google’s parent company spent on Loon, but SoftBank had sunk $125 million into the business in 2019. […]

Why is Illumina’s Stock Price Falling?

Fewer than half of Americans own a passport. Some say that’s because their own backyard is such a big one. The half of our audience that hails from there may not be aware of what’s happening with global travel because they’re blissfully watching the stock market soar inexplicably. According to the World Tourism Barometer, international […]

Invitae Stock – A Pure-Play on Genetics Testing

We research and write about tech companies and stocks religiously, but we’ve learned the hard way that trying to cherry-pick winning stocks is a high-risk game. No matter how promising the thesis, every company can potentially implode. In an attempt to weed out the land mines, we look for companies with strong industry partnerships (as […]