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-- The Need
True bio-tech growth exposure only achievable by eliminating market cap minimums, forcing equal weighted holdings, and substantially greater diversification.
-- How is this Different from the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index?
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- Largest Stock Moves
- Unusually High Option Volume
- Unusually High Stock Volume
- Index Value Changes
-- What About Performance? (Coming Soon: Ophir Gottlieb Enhanced Biotech Index & ETF)
The Enhancement is an application of machine learning and forensics that will change... everything. Details coming soon. It is NOT applied to the index right now -- this is just a basket of stocks to follow the small cap Biotech sector in a new and more transparent way.
-- What About Risk?
It's enormous... Failures and bankruptcies are common place. The standard deviation of returns is huge, with annual returns ranging from down 50% to up 150% for the entire index. But don't be mislead, the NASDAQ Biotech Index shows annual returns ranging from down 40% to up 130%. This is a risky place for any investment capital. But for those that want exposure, let's get it right.
-- Additional Selection criteria? (for Un-Enhanced Index)
- Stock Price Range: Any
- Number of Employees: Any
- Revenue: Any
Un-Enhanced Index Construction (enhanced index and ETF coming soon)
- Equal dollar weighted in each firm starting with the prices shown below.
- Starting Index Value (normalized) 100
Let's see how these firms due over time with all the disasters, bankruptcies, miracles, drug approvals, acquisitions, and everything in between.
Ophir Gottlieb Small & Micro Cap Bio Tech Index (Un-enhanced)
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