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*Blue Plate Specials* - October 22

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

Breaking Out to New Highs: ALXN, AZC, BYI, CHKP, CQP, DSCM, EW, FFIV, GGAL, GWW, HNI, JCG, LZ, KMB, MLNX, NVLS, TGB, TJX, TMRK, TNB, TNS, TRV
Breaking Out to New Highs on lower volume: ACF, AMP, CB, CBG, CNK, CRMT, GES, IPAR, MMM, OFIX
Breaking Out: BLT, CLFC, CSH, ICLR, NYT, PNC, SXI
Breaking Down: AFFX, AMGN, CONN, ESI, FIS, IBKR, JAVA, JNS, LNET, NARA, OPTR, TQNT
Low-priced leaders: GGAL, OPLK
Speculative Leaders: CORT, ECTX, IRS
Darlings of the Day: CLB
Country Highs: Israel (NYSEARCA:EIS), Spain (NYSEARCA:EWP)
M&A: EQIX to buy SDXC for $19.06/share or stock swap, Q1 close; S. Korea to pay $10/unit for Harvest Energy (HTE), 12/09 close; EU dumps cold water on ORCL bid for JAVA tanking JAVA stock
Market Notes: Market internals very bullish following weak open; DTX bottoming tail suggests a near-term bottom

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