The biotech sector has seen some serious momentum lately.

Take

Pfizer

(PFE) - Get Report

, which just bought

Wyeth

(WYE)

for $65 billion dollars, or

Bristol-Myers Squibb

(BMY) - Get Report

, which publicly said that it is looking to invest about $8 billion into the biotech space.

Over the last three months, shares of biotechnology firms

Geron

(GERN) - Get Report

and

StemCells

(STEM)

are up roughly 200%, compared with a decline in the

S&P 500

of almost 5% and a decline in the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index of about 3%.

So why have both names massively outperformed the boarder market?

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