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Dr. Kris has two degrees from MIT because one just wasn't enough. Her life goal was to figure out the universe and having done that (at least to her satisfaction), she decided to tackle something even more difficult—the stock market. Applying the scientific method along with an insatiably... More
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  • *Blue Plate Specials* - Oct. 8
    Daily picks, pans, and market notes from StockMarketCookBook.com:


    Breaking Out to New Highs: AGCO, AGU, ARLP, AVEO, AWC, BBG, BUD, CAT, CBLI, CBNJ, CF, CNH, DE, ELN, EP, IAAC, KMX, LNN, LULU, NBIX, NSU, RSTI, SCSC, TOO, VPHM, XXIA, YMI
    Breaking Out to New Highs on Lower Volume: BID, BSBR, CBS, CLX, COH, CP, GOL, JOYG, LTD, MDR, PCAR, PETD, PLCE, RDEN, SUN, SUP, VIA.B, WTW
    Breaking Out: AA, ANR, ENR, FEED, FO, GIFI, IPI, MGM, MOS, MTW, OSK, PMI, QTM, SGY, SYT, TEAR, USTR
    Breaking Out on Lower Volume: APA, ASH, ICO, NAV, UA
    Breaking Down: CMED, JKS, WRLD
    Low-priced leaders: AKRX, ALKS, AREX, BBD, BIP, CPX, CTCM, EXAS, EXXI, HDY, HOGS, MSCC, NXTM, RES, RFMD, TITN, TWI, UGI
    Speculative leaders: NGPC, NOR, WYY
    Darlings of the Day (long pix): ABV, ALV, EMN, HLF, LVS, WLL
    Bond & Income Fund Highs: Int'l Bonds (NYSEARCA:WIP), Emerging Mkt Debt (NYSEARCA:EMB), Global Hi-income (NYSE:EHI), Junk (NYSE:DHF)
    Currency Highs: Brazil Real (NYSEARCA:BZF), Yen (NYSEARCA:FXY)
    Country Highs: C. Europe & Russia (NYSE:CEE), Brazil (NYSEARCA:BRF), Hong Kong (NYSEARCA:EWH), India (NYSE:IFN), China (NYSE:CHN)
    Commodity & Sector Highs: Corn (NYSEARCA:CORN), Grains (NYSEARCA:GRU), Ag (JJA, DBA, MOO), Cotton (NYSEARCA:BAL), Lithium (NYSEARCA:LIT); Environ. svcs (NYSEARCA:EVX)
    On the move: Casinos, Apparel, Drillers
    Hot!: Heavy machinery, Agribiz
    Cooling Off: Solar & semis, Food products
    Market Notes: Rising VIX & Trin point to profit-taking near the close; let's hope major avgs can close above resistance!


    Disclosure: No positions
    Oct 08 3:27 PM | Link | Comment!
  • *Blue Plate Specials* - Oct. 7
    Daily picks, pans, and market notes from StockMarketCookBook.com:


    Breaking Out to New Highs: ACET, ALKS, BMC, BSQR, CROX, DVA, HDY, MASC, SOL, SURG, ZUMZ
    Breaking Out to New Highs on Lower Volume: GAIN
    New Lows: BLUD, QGEN, WL
    Breaking Out: AEO, AIR, ANF, BONT, CBLI, CLMS, DDS, MASC, PLD, TRIT, TXRH
    Breaking Out on Lower Volume: GSK
    Breaking Down: AUO
    Low-priced leaders: AKRX, CTCM, HOGS, MO, PT, THRX, UGI
    Speculative leaders: CVV, SLS
    Darlings of the Day (long pix): FDO, HLF, MWIV
    Bond & Income Fund Highs: US treasuries (NYSEARCA:SHY), Junk (NYSE:DHF), Corp (CFT, VCSH), Diversified (NYSE:DVM), Global hi-income (NYSE:EHI), Emerging mkts (NYSEARCA:EMB)
    Currency Highs: Aussie $ (NYSEARCA:FXA), Yen (NYSEARCA:FXY), Swedish krona (NYSEARCA:FXS)
    Sector Lows: Nat gas (NYSEARCA:UNG)
    Market Notes: 2 hrs before close the market is rallying nicely off of intraday low on strengthening internals; expect volatile market tomorrow if jobs report surprises either way

    Disclosure: No positions
    Oct 07 2:02 PM | Link | Comment!
  • *Blue Plate Specials* - Oct. 6
    Daily picks, pans, and market notes from StockMarketCookBook.com:


    Breaking Out to New Highs: ABX, AMP, AXU, AYI, BAA, CHKM, IHG, GSM, OGE, OMEX, PANL, PBT, PLOW, PPO, RYAAY, SCCO, SUN, TDSC, TWI
    Breaking Out to New Highs on Lower Volume: AHGP, BEZ, BUCY, ETE, GTU, GWW, SEP ULTR
    New Lows: BWC, EQIX, QGEN, WL
    Breaking Out: AMSC, BIOF, CADE, EPIC, EXK, F, GROW, LF, RY, SSRI
    Breaking Out on Lower Volume: IDIX, OMG
    Breaking Down: CRME, DLR, ENTR, MELI, MTB, RHT, SVVS
    Low-priced leaders: AZC, BLT, CEF, CODI, FSRV, MDSO, PT, PVG, RES, TTM, WRES, VCI
    Speculative leaders: JADE, TPCG, WRES, XPO
    Darlings of the Day (long pix): AEM, AIZ, ALXN, CLW, EC, FCX, HAS, HLF, NSB, SJI, SRCL
    Bond & Income Fund Highs: US treasuries (TIP, IEF, SHY, IEI), Junk (NYSEMKT:EAD), Corp (VCIT, LQD, VCSH), Munis (NYSE:NUW)
    Currency Highs: Aussie $ (NYSEARCA:FXA), Emerging Currencies (NYSEARCA:CEW)
    Commodity & Sector Highs: Gold (GLD, IAU), Gold miners (NYSEARCA:GDX), Prec. Mtls (NYSEARCA:DBP), Copper (NYSEARCA:JJC);Natural resources (NASDAQ:VNR)
    Country Highs: Asia (NYSE:APF), S. Africa (NYSEARCA:EZA), C. Europe & Mother Russia (NYSE:CEE), Latin America (NYSEARCA:LATM), S. Korea (NYSEARCA:EWY), Thailand (NYSEARCA:THD), Taiwan (NYSEARCA:EWT)
    Hot!: Metals & miners, Drillers, Machinery
    M&A: 1. ONB acquiring MROE in stock swap, 1 MROE = 1.275 ONB or $14/share depending on ONB value at deal close, Q1 close; 2. KTOS buying HBE for $7/share, Q4 close; 3. RBN buying TTES, 1 TTES = $7.95 + 0.894 RBN, Q4-Q1 close
    Market Notes: Market consolidating after yesterday's rally; watch the close for indication of tomorrow's open; DTX > 460 would be bullish

    Disclosure: Author long LQD & PBT
    Oct 06 12:43 PM | Link | Comment!
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