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  • Microsoft: Time To 'Sell The News'?
    Tue, Jul. 22 MSFT 8 Comments

    Summary

    • Morgan Stanley analyst provided a boost on Wednesday to MSFT.
    • Old technology back in vogue.
    • Massive job cuts announced on Thursday by MSFT.
    • What is next for MSFT?
  • Next Momentum Stock Poised For A Breakout? Amazon
    Wed, Jul. 2 AMZN 16 Comments

    Summary

    • Resolved long consolidation period to the upside.
    • Prime, Streaming content and Fire may be the catalysts to move the issue higher.
    • Technical Outlook.
  • Friday's Russell Reconstruction Sets Tone For Next Big Move
    Tue, Jul. 1 IWM, TZA, TNA 14 Comments

    Summary

    • Issues being added to the index declining late Friday.
    • Issues being deleted out of the index rallying late Friday.
    • Imbalances not flipping in the last minute of trading.
    • Follow through of moves in Tuesday's trading.
  • Now That The 'Little Guy' Is In Apple, Time For The Flush
    Thu, Jun. 26 AAPL 102 Comments

    Summary

    • Price action in Apple since 7 for 1 split.
    • Circumstances behind the current rally.
    • Would Steve Jobs have approved of Carl Icahn's tactics?
    • Developing head and shoulder topping pattern.
  • Left Behind In The Rally: Pfizer
    Wed, Jun. 25 PFE 3 Comments

    Summary

    • Volatility in the issue resulting from the pursuit of AstraZeneca.
    • Revenues miss riles the Street.
    • Recent trend of buying the laggards.
  • Twitter Finally Warms Up To Wall Street
    Thu, Jun. 19 TWTR 25 Comments

    Summary

    • Price action in Twitter following lock-up expiration.
    • Wall Street analysts come to the rescue with upgrades.
    • Price action in Twitter following the multiple ratings changes.
  • Did Tyson Foods Really Win The Hillshire Takeover Battle?
    Tue, Jun. 17 TSN 5 Comments

    Summary

    • Review of Tyson's history of acquisitions.
    • Recap of the takeover battle for Hillshire Brands.
    • Price action in Tyson Foods since deal was finalized.
  • Has Priceline Already Seen The Top?
    Wed, Jun. 4 PCLN 3 Comments

    Summary

    • Review of recent analysts comments on Priceline.
    • Technical outlook for Priceline.
    • Long-term option strategy for Priceline.
  • Who Is Buying Gold At $1,290 And Why?
    Wed, May. 21 GLD 17 Comments

    Summary

    • Long consolidation period for gold.
    • Multiple lows above and below $1,290.
    • Who is supporting gold at this level?
    • Strategies to participate if gold rallies.
  • What To Do With Apple Stock Ahead Of Split
    Mon, May. 19 AAPL 121 Comments

    Summary

    • Recent price action in Apple as it approaches its record date (June 2) for 7 for 1 split.
    • Review of trading activity in Apple by well-known investors.
    • Price action of MasterCard following its 10 for 1 stock split.
  • Learning From The Facebook IPO Debacle To Invest In Twitter
    Wed, May. 14 FB, TWTR 15 Comments

    Summary

    • Review of dynamics surrounding Facebook IPO.
    • Review of dynamics surrounding Twitter IPO.
    • Implications from Facebook IPO if attempting to in invest in Twitter.
  • Do Not Buy The Rumor, Buy The Pullback
    Fri, May. 9 DTV, JOSB, LO 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Price action in DirecTV since rumors of merger with AT&T surfaced.
    • Price action in Lorillard since rumors of mergers with Reynolds American Inc. surfaced.
    • Strategy for playing potential takeover candidates.
  • Bankruptcy Can Lead Your Returns Even Higher - Case In Point - American Airlines
    Tue, May. 6 AAL 28 Comments

    Summary

    • American Airlines bankruptcy.
    • AAMRQ trading activity in the pink sheets.
    • Return of (AAL) since merger.
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook-Week Of August 27, 2012
    Aug. 27, 2012 AAPL, XOM, IBM Comment!
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook-Week Of August 20, 2012
    Aug. 20, 2012 AAPL, XOM, IBM 1 Comment
  • Best Buy Or Best Sell?
    Aug. 8, 2012 BBY 5 Comments
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook-Week Of August 6th 2012
    Aug. 6, 2012 AAPL, XOM, IBM Comment!
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook-Week Of July 30, 2012
    Jul. 30, 2012 AAPL, XOM, MSFT Comment!
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook - Week Of July 23rd
    Jul. 24, 2012 GE, GOOG, IBM Comment!
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook Week Of July 16, 2012
    Jul. 16, 2012 SPY, AAPL, IBM 1 Comment
  • Unemployment Rate No Longer A Good Market Indicator
    Jul. 12, 2012 DIA, SPY, QQQ 5 Comments
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook: The Week Of July 9th, 2012
    Jul. 9, 2012 SPY, AA, AAPL Comment!
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook-Week Of July 2nd 2012
    Editors' Pick • Jul. 2, 2012 AAPL, XOM, IBM Comment!
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook-Week Of June 25th
    Jun. 25, 2012 AAPL, XOM, IBM Comment!
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook - Week Of June 18th
    Jun. 18, 2012 AAPL, XOM, IBM 1 Comment
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook - Week Of June 11th
    Jun. 11, 2012 WFC, JNJ, PG Comment!
  • High-Frequency Trading And Friday's Job Report
    Jun. 4, 2012 SPY, DIA 5 Comments
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook-Week Of June 4th
    Jun. 4, 2012 XOM, MSFT, GE 1 Comment
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook: Week Of May 28th
    May. 29, 2012 SPY, AAPL, XOM Comment!
  • Facebook IPO: Like It At $40, Love It At $32?
    May. 29, 2012 FB 28 Comments
  • S&P 500 Index And Big 10 Weekly Outlook: Week Of May 21st
    May. 21, 2012 FB, JPM, GOOG Comment!
  • Warren Buffett: Deep Pockets And Sweet Deals
    May. 17, 2012 BRK.B, GS, GE 8 Comments