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*Blue Plate Specials* - Dec. 28

Daily picks, pans, and market notes from StockMarketCookBook.com:


Breaking Out to New Highs: ACHN, ALY, AVX, AXTI, BRD, CBR, CGR, CHE, DEPO, EPAY, FIG, GMO, IT, LUX, MGH, MIG, MMLP, MPET, MVO, NVO, PARL, PZG, RSO, SGMO, SHZ, SSL, VIV, VMI, VVTV, WEBM, ZINC
Breaking Out to New Highs on Lower Volume: AH, ASYS, BPT, CATY, COP, COST, DPM, EGI, ERF, FPO, LBY, LGCY, NGLS, ONNN, PBNY, RGNC, SIGM, TCK VR
Breaking Out: ALY, ANPI, CXZ, EDMC, KBR
Breaking Down: DSX, PSUN, PVH
Low-priced leaders: BRNC, CCOI, CPWM, CRDC, FEIC, MHR, NAL, NEWP, PMTI, SCS, TISI, ZLC
Speculative leaders: FNGN, GRZ, KOOL, OTIV, REXI, SFE
Darlings of the Day (long pix>$30): ASMI, BTE, GTY, PANL, PPG, TCLP
Hot!: Precious metals & miners, Zinc, Moly, MLPs
On the move: Biotech
Slipping: Apparel makers, Internet software, Auto components, China funds
Commodity & Sector Highs: Sugar (NYSEARCA:SGG), Ag (JJA, DBA), Rare earth mtls (NYSEARCA:REMX), Lithium (NYSEARCA:LIT), Copper (NYSEARCA:JJC); Comodities (NYSEARCA:DBC)
currency & Country Highs: Swiss Franc (NYSEARCA:FXF); S. Africa (NYSEARCA:EZA), S. Korea (NYSEARCA:EWY), Japan (NYSEARCA:EWJ)
Market Notes: The major averages still hanging in a narrow range with internals lacking any sort of conviction--a situation that most likely will continue for the rest of the week
*Special Note*: A steadily rising market is the perfect environment for covered call writing, a great way to generate income esp. in retirement accounts. Ask your broker for info.