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Two Tactics for Bigger Biotech Investing Profits

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Over the past six months, we've seen the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, an indicator for the entire sector, take some wild swings up and down, often by as much as 10% from week to week.

That's in stark contrast to the previous half-year, when we experienced a relatively steady upward swell.

This year's unsettling international headlines haven't helped. In just the last few months, we've battled doom-and-gloom sentiment on the debt crisis in Greece, currency manipulation in China, cratering oil prices, the burgeoning debt crisis in Puerto Rico, and the specter of a September rate hike from the Fed.

There is good news: This turbulence isn't insurmountable. And the simple tactics I'm about to share with you could dramatically improve your profits in this choppy market...

Why Trillium (Nasdaq: TRIL) Stock Is a Buy After Earnings

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Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIL) stock has dipped nearly 5% in the last week after the company reported a Q2 earnings loss of $0.80. Analysts had been predicting a loss of $0.75 for the quarter.

In the past three months, TRIL stock has now dipped 16.4%, and the poor earnings report only stoked the fears of nervous investors.

But despite its recent performance, TRIL stock is still one of the best biotech stocks to buy now. All because of this incredible cancer treatment...

How This Biotech Stock Gained Over 3,000% and Trapped Investors

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For biotech stock investors, what happened to Aquanox Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: AQXP) over the past week looked like the ultimate fantasy come true.

After reporting positive results from a mid-stage test for its bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis drug AQX-1125 on Aug. 7, Aquanox stock took off like a rocket. At one point it was up more than 3,000%.

Here's the reason Aquanox stock acted so crazily - and what made it ripe to become a trap for retail investors...

How to Pick the Best Biotech Stocks to Buy in Five Easy Steps

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Investors who know how to choose the best biotech stocks to buy can cash in. In the last twelve months alone, the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index ETF has outperformed the broader Nasdaq Composite by 25.5%. And the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF has outperformed the S&P 500 almost sevenfold.

Watch our three-minute video for five easy steps to picking the best biotech stocks to buy...

One of the Top Biotech Stocks to Buy Just Hit the Market

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One of the last week's biggest IPOs, the food allergy company Aimmune Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: AIMT), hit the market on Thursday, Aug. 6, and has already climbed more than 20%.

AIMT's early success underscores one of the best biotech stocks to buy that Money Morning Executive Editor Bill Patalon has been recommending all year.

Food allergies affect tens of millions around the world. And the companies that treat these people offer some of the best profit opportunities among biotech stocks today...

This Bioscience Company Has "Nearly Limitless" Income Potential

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Medical device companies can be profit-making machines - one manufacturer of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines and other high-tech products is up more than 250% over the past 12 months, for instance.

Most of them make their living by staying on the leading edge of innovation, producing some of the coolest gadgets you can imagine.

And, even better, they can deliver some of the most impressive gains in the bioscience industry to their shareholders.

The good performance of these manufacturers gives you some idea of the potential we're dealing with here.

Just look at these soaring share prices...

This Cannabis Biotech Leader Helped Us Beat the Market by More Than 620%

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Back on March 27, 2014, I recommended that Money Morning Members pick up what I felt was the very best play in the burgeoning cannabis biotech industry.

Today, the shares have done even better than I imagined, which is why I wanted to touch base with you again.

And if you missed this stock last year - no worries. We'll start you now as it continues its run - a run that took off while "popular" medical marijuana stocks cratered.

Here's how we'll do it...

Now's Our Chance to Play This Month's Best IPO

IPO Editor's Note: Normally this intelligence would go to paid-up members of Bill's Private Briefing, but this debut is going to be so big, and the medicine so important, that he wanted to give everyone a chance to tap this $21 billion market. The shares start trading on Thursday, Aug. 6, so there's some time to […]

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Why Pharmaceutical Stocks Are Crushing the Market [Chart]

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Pharmaceutical stocks have crushed the broader markets in 2015.

The S&P Pharmaceuticals Select Industry Index has climbed 20.9% year to date. In the last 12 months, the index has climbed 42.5%.

Here's how that compares to the broader markets...

2015 Top Stock Picks Moving Against Stock Market Plunge

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Many of our 2015 top stock picks were crushed by the recent downturn in the broader markets - brought on by uncertainty in China and Europe.

But one stock pick has moved against the crashing financial markets: Novavax Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX).

NVAX stock has doubled on the year. Here's what you need to know...

Why Trillium (Nasdaq: TRIL) Stock Is Today's Top Biotech Buy

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Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIL) stock has climbed 143% in 2015, and it's still one of the top biotech stocks to buy now.

You see, Trillium is at the forefront of a revolutionary treatment that could hold the key to curing various types of cancer.

Here's how the treatment works, and how it could make TRIL stock the next great biotech blockbuster...

Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin Plan to Cure Aging with Biotech Venture

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Google Inc.'s (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) Larry Page and Sergey Brin have taken anti-aging to a whole new level.

In 2013, Google founded the biotech company Calico along with Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) Chairman Arthur Levinson.

Rather than focusing on diseases, Calico was founded to cure aging. According to Page, expanding the human life span by as much as 100 years is the company's goal.

Thanks to new breakthroughs, they may be closer than you think...

The Next Great Blockbuster Biotech Stock to Buy Now

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Spending on cancer treatment has been skyrocketing globally. According to the IMS Institute of Health, spending on cancer topped $100 billion globally in 2014. That was a 10% increase from 2013.

That's why many biotech stocks tied to cancer treatments have seen triple-digit gains in the last two years.

Now, Money Morning Biotech Investing Specialist Ernie Tremblay has found a new biotech stock to buy that could be the next cancer blockbuster...

These Promising Cancer Therapies Are a Biotech "Triple Play"

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On Jan. 7, 2015, CytRX Corp. announced positive results from a study of its experimental brain cancer drug, aldoxorubicin, and the company's stock immediately jumped 15.8%. Then, over the next four months, it nearly doubled.

Over the months since June 2013, when Clovis Oncology released positive trial data for both a lung cancer and a lymphoma drug, CLVS share value has soared 255%.

And just last summer, when Puma Biotechnology released positive results from a clinical trial of its breast cancer drug, neratanib, PBYI shares jumped 300% in a single session.

It's clear that investors can do very well with the right cancer drug.

But there, of course, is the rub: Finding the right cancer drug is not so easy.

I'm about to show you three companies - all sound investments - running strong in the race to fight this scourge, and the one that could very well take the prize...

The Best Biotech ETF to Buy in 2015

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Biotech stocks have seriously outperformed the markets in 2015, and our favorite biotech ETF has been one of the biggest winners.

In the last year, the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index has soared 48.3%. The Dow and S&P 500 are up just 7.3% and 8.6% in that time.

Here's our favorite biotech ETF to buy now...

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