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Trader's Almanac: September 26, 2011

For Traders Who Have Full-Time Jobs
and
A MANAGER WHO ALWAYS WATCHES OVER THEIR SHOULDERS DURING MARKET HOURS.
 
Trader’s Almanac: September 26, 2011
 
 
Bulls (LONGS)
 
Large Insider Trading (Buys): JEF $25 mill ARUN $12 mill.  
New High: MXWL ALXN CERN HSY
Unusual Volume: RAND AMAC 
Analyst Upgrades: CX
Top Gainers: MELA ZN BORN GNRC
Oversold Condition: NAII XUE
 
Technical Analysis Patterns
Channel Up: NPG BSCC SMB MUAD
Reverse Head & Shoulders: MFW HRBN
Ascending Triangle: SKX NATH PRA
 
 
Bears (SHORTS)
 
Large Insider Trading (Sales): HNZ $35 mill; JEF $25.1 mill; AMZN $10.6 mill;
New Low:  BCAR TBAC NEXS
Unusual Volume: CMFB NAII 
Analyst Downgrades: None
Top Losers: EK NEXS NAII ASM
Overbought Condition: AMAC
 
Technical Analysis Patterns

Channel Down:  EPCT COHU SHIP
Head & Shoulders: NKBP FONR TPX CLSN
Descending Triangle: STAN PM UGA
 
 
Crude Oil        $81.75 +1.88%
Gold                $1,640 +3.00%
10 yr Treasury $1.91  +0.10%
EUR / USD     $1.3521
USD / JPY      $76.36

 
What’s cooking tomorrow? (September 27, 2011)
 
Case-Shiller 20-city Index:     Expected (-4.5%)        Prior (-4.52%)
Consumer Confidence:           Expected (46.6)          Prior (44.5)
Earnings Release: PAYX JBL PRGS SNX CMTL SMSC SABA ZZ WAG NEOG PKE