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Biotechs: A Short Seller’s Perspective on Shorting (And Buying)

By Long Short Trader

I avoid shorting biotech stocks. I prefer buying biotech stocks, and have been long several biotech names. Here is the internal debate currently taking place inside me:

(1) Avoid Biotechs -  I have no edge, and can’t possibly develop an edge on single-name biotechs. I am the patsy on the table, in the biotech stock casino. Focus on businesses I can understand, that are in the domain of ‘know-able’.  Even hedge fund operators with relevant M.D. / P . . .

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