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Week 28 Breakout Forecast: Short-Term Picks To Give You An Edge



  • 8 new breakout stocks for Week 28 with better than 10% short-term upside.
  • 4 new breakdown stocks for Week 28 with substantial downside potential.
  • Skipped Week 27 for July 4th celebration and short trading week.
  • In process of expanding MDA test database from 39,000 data points over 1 year to more than 1,740,000 data points over 26 years.


This article is part of a second period of ad hoc weekly tests beginning Week 25. The previous weekly series of out-of-sample testing focused primarily on the two segments of my research that show the most potential for highly volatile positive breakouts and negative breakdowns. The informal results of the prior 15 weeks of testing are summarized in the blog article linked here. Since the first trading week of 2017, I have been publishing a small sample of weekly breakout stock picks based on algorithms from my doctoral dissertation that identify price momentum anomalies and reversals.

These selections include both high positive momentum breakouts as well as negative momentum stocks, based on the strongest documented characteristics of short-term momentum price behaviors. The research methodology with a link to my published study can be found in my primer article on quick pick momentum accelerators. A team of statistical researchers are now assisting me in expanding the database from which the algorithms are formed in order to better test the reliability of this selection method. The improved modeling will increase the database from 1 year and 39,000 data points to well over 1.7 million data points over 26 years and uses a higher quality stock market data source. I am eager to see the test results in the coming weeks when the research is completed. Until then I am still relying on algorithms from the smaller database and continuing the ad hoc testing. I will certainly let you know when I begin testing from the larger database.

Performance Summary

The weekly and daily performance of the stocks selected last week (Week 26 in this case) are recorded here for tracking purposes. As in prior weeks a new tracking report will be posted in the comment section for Week 28 on a daily

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