• Hillside Scans – QA and other comments
    e have been getting a number of inquiries regarding our scans, trading models in general and our develoment process. If you have any questions feel free to email us at and we will do our best to respond to you via email. Please put “QA” in the subject box so we... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011
  • Stock Earnings Ahead: A few names for tomorrow’s trade
    This week is going to be very big for earnings, although the action today was more like a sleepy August summer Friday.  Total volume of Spooz June Contracts was a shade under 600,000 and there was no action in site. After the bell today, NFLX and NUE reported, NFLX stock was down after... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011 DANGIQ, NFLX, NUE
  • Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me By Charles Payne
    "All my pictures seem to fade to black and whiteI'm growing tired and time stands still before meFrozen here on the ladder of my life"-Elton John It didn't rock markets like news from Standard & Poor's a week earlier, but in many ways a report from the International Monetary Fund... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011
  • Using Magic Formula Investing to Rank Any List of Stocks
    Magic Formula Investing, or MFI, is based on a process, not on hard limits. The process is simply applied on a "basket" of stocks, producing a relative ranking for each stock in that basket based on a composite of earnings yield and adjusted return on capital. The result you get is... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011 KO, PEP, DPS
  • Pre-market News And Views
     The S&P 500 e-mini futures (ES M1) are trading higher this morning by 5.75 points to 1336.25 per contract. Earnings reports continue to be released in droves at this time. Most of the earnings releases have been better than expected and well received by the market. This morning, United... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011
  • Barchart Morning Call 4/26 - 1 hr 28 mins ago  Overnight Developments Global stocks are mixed with the European Euro Stoxx 50 up +0.14% and June S&Ps up +4.40 points. The euro rose to a 16-1/4 month high against the dollar after ECB President Trichet said the ECB must continue "solidly... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011
  • Capital One -- COF -- Barchart Chart of the Day
       Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - Capital One Financial (COF) Barchart Research Team - - Mon Apr 25, 5:55PM CDT Related Stocks COF - Capital One Financial Corp. Sym Last Chg Pct COF 54.45 +1.19 +2.23% The "Chart of the Day" is Capital One Financial (COF),... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011 COF
  • Diary of A Day Trader© : April 26, 2011 "Markets Look Up: USAT On Crack!"
    One of my favorite up-and-coming momentum plays, USAT, is busting out this morning. It's times like these that I wish I was a buy-and-holder. This one will definitely consolidate a bit lower, but should keep running in the weeks to come.Not too much else to get excited about yet. Looking for... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011 USAT, SSKN
  • ON THE MARKET > Bullish Market Sentiment Tumbles
    Dr. John L. Faessel ON THE MARKET Commentary and Insights   Quotes of the day “A Nation of Sheep will beget a Government of Wolves” ~ Edward R. Murrow ~ ~~~~~   To receive my Best Ideas for 2011 send request:   Bullish Market Sentiment Tumbles... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011
  • Entrepreneurship in China-- The High-Octane Fuel in the Economy's Engine
    China’s only abundant and inexhaustible natural resource is the entrepreneurial talent of its people. Nowhere else in the world can match the number of talented businesspeople, both in absolute numbers and as a share of the active population. That’s what I’ve learned in a... More »
    Apr. 26, 2011