Life Sciences

10x Genomics Stock Plummets: Why We’re Not Worried

“Every cell in your body has the same DNA. Except it doesn’t.” That was the title of a 2018 New York Times article that talked about how “the genome doesn’t just vary from person to person, it also varies from cell to cell.” That same year, an article was published by Science discussing a landmark […]

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 […]

IQVIA: A Leading Digital Healthcare Stock

Data is the new oil. It’s a phrase that regular readers will recognize, but we can’t take credit for coining it. The credit actually goes to a British data scientist named Clive Humby. Of course, it took a marketing guy to point out that raw oil must be turned into a product like gas or […]

Guardant Health Stock: The Storm Before the Storm

Given today’s investor has such high expectations of growth it seems prudent to wait until after an earnings announcement before purchasing a stock. Likewise, checking in with a company right before earnings allows us to take an inventory of what’s happening prior to all the price action noise that typically takes place around earnings announcements. […]

Lux Capital Launches Digital Health Solutions ETF: EKG

When it comes to getting the most diversification bang for your buck, it’s hard to beat exchange traded funds (ETFs) which typically offer the performance of whatever index they’re tracking for a reasonable expense ratio. While ARK Invest made waves by releasing active ETFs that attempted to beat the markets, your typical ETF simply tracks […]

A Yearly Checkup for Teladoc Stock – TDOC

Because the pandemic has become political, you’re sticking your neck out when you say stuff like this, but here it goes. What if the mortality rate was really serious, like in the double digits? Would people behave differently? Perhaps, but a low mortality rate that increases with age isn’t a big concern for many of […]

Bionano Genomics Stock: What Exactly Do They Do?

Technological innovation comes and goes constantly. Retail investors should only concern themselves with technology that generates revenue. That’s when something moves from “emerging” to “disruptive.” The time for teams-with-dreams to show traction should be far behind them when they look to the public markets for capital. Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) changed that by normalizing […]

Pacific Biosciences Stock Falls While Revenue Rises

One of Warren Buffett’s many notable quotes is that “if you’ve been playing poker for half an hour and you still don’t know who the patsy is, you’re the patsy.” In the investing world, these people are called bag holders. They’ll buy a stock when it’s close to peaking and then hold it stubbornly until […]

An Update on Long-Read Sequencing Stocks

Spending an afternoon on the Oxford campus is a special experience that opens your eyes to the possibilities of youth. As you sip your shandy and watch the students scurry by, you start to realize that while some academics dedicate their entire lives to benefiting humanity, others of us can barely manage to keep our […]

Why We No Longer Like Volpara Health Stock

There are stocks that you want in your portfolio because the technology sounds cool or the company is on a mission to save the world, or because you don’t want to miss out on the latest craze like cryptocurrency or pot stocks. That’s actually called motivation, because there are no inherent good reasons why you […]