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*Blue Plate Specials* - October 20

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

Breaking Out to New Highs: AAPL, BGG, NUS, RWC, SHOO, TBUS, TSTC, WERN
Breaking Out to New Highs on lower volume: CCJ, GMCR, ISRG, KMP, LAMR, NOG, PH, THC
New Lows: LEAP, PCS
Breaking Out: CMA, LXK, MTB
Breaking Down: BKS, BSX, CONN, CRZO, JDAS, MTG, NETC, RDN, RINO, STT, TSU, UQM, VLTR
Low-priced leaders: BLC, EPB, VMED
Speculative Leaders: RDCM
Darlings of the Day: HPQ
Country Highs: Hong Kong (NYSEARCA:EWH)
M&A: Swiss staffing firm Adecco offers $13.80/share for MPS, 1Q close
Bond Notes: All bonds doing well, esp. income funds (PIM, TCW, PPR, FRA, EFT, MSD)
Market Notes: Market indexes consolidating; VIX remains low

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