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Blue Plate Specials - Dec. 29

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

**NOTE**: This is a holiday-shortened *Blue Plate Special*--The extended list will return Jan. 4
Heating Up: Regional utilities
CurrencyNotes: US $ trying to hang on to recent gains
Market Notes: DTX moving up & VIX moving back under 20 is bullish but market is still caught in a trading range
Trading Note: There's nothing to write about! Market likely to be range-bound until after New Year's

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