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*Blue Plate Specials* - July 28

Daily picks, pans, and market notes from StockMarketCookBook.com:
 
Breaking Out: AMGN, CAJ, CSR, JADE, RCII, SVU, TXT
Breaking Out on lower volume: AET, ASX, CI, CVH, FDP, MAS, MRX, NAFC, RGA, WLP, XING
Breaking Down: AXE, DB (to $60), ECOL (to $14), ORB (to $12), PCAR (to $29-$30), PCL (to $28)
New Highs: AVII, CHKP, CMG, CPLA, ENOC, EVVV, HITK, IMMU, TEVA, VECO
New Highs on lower volume: PLX
New Lows: HMPR
Low-priced leaders: ATSG, IMMUL
Speculative Leaders: DISCK, GABC, GHC, PAX, SWI, SRSL, YORW, TXCC
Darlings of the Day: HYB (Junk bond fund)
Profit taking?: ADX, AUTH, DELL, LECO, ZNH
M&A: IBM to buy SPSS for $50 a share in cash; Sprint (NYSE:S) to buy VM in collared stock swap
Sector Highs: Biotech (NASDAQ:BBH)
Currency-New Highs: Aussie $ (NYSEARCA:FXA)
Bonds-New Highs: Junk (NYSE:HYB)
Market Notes: Biotechs tiring; VIX back above 25
 
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