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  • 8/24/12 Market Color
    Daily Market Color8/24/2012Yesterday's Economic Reports· Jobless claims came in higher than expected @ 372k Vs. 365k Esto The downside surprise gave treasury prices a boost because the negative data is being perceived as one reason, among many, for the FED to provide stimulus on... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012
  • Holding Illiquid Stocks Is Very Risky
    I began to short MCP.A (MCP preferred stocks) a week ago.The reason is as follows:1. Since MCP.A is converted to 2 common stocks, even when considering the large dividend payouts, MCP.A's price is definitely overpriced relative to MCP.2. MCP recently have a serious down trend and there is no... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012 IQ
  • 2 Stocks To Watch - CM,ALTI , BRCD
    3 stocks I'd like to highlight from Barchart's New High list areCanadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), Alti Nanotechnologies(ALTI) and Brocade Communications Systems (BRCD):Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM)(click to enlarge)Barchart technical indicators: 96% Barchart technical buy... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012 CM, ALTI, BRCD
  • Barchart Morning Call 8/24
    Barchart Morning CallBC - Fri Aug 24, 7:00AM CDTOvernight DevelopmentsSep E-mini S&Ps this morning are trading down -0.13% and the Euro Stoxx 50 is down -0.23%. EUR/USD weakened -0.33% after German lawmaker Kauder said Germany can't make more money available for Greece. Most Commodities are... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals - REGN - Barchart's Chart Of The Day
    Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN)Barchart Research Team - BC - Thu Aug 23, 5:24PM CDTThe "Chart of the Day" is Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN), which showed up on Thursday's Barchart "All-Time High" list. Regeneron on Thursday rallied to a new... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012 REGN
  • GLD And SPY Signals
    The MarketClub ETF Portfolio/strategy created earlier this year has been quiet this summer as all four ETFs were on either a neutral or short (sell) signal. At its core, the service is a trend-following trading system. The strategy I created tracks MarketClub's Trade Triangle buy/sell signals on... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012 GLD, SPY
  • Apple And The Market Cap Argument
    Now that Apple has breached the threshold and become the most valuable company ever traded on a stock exchange, there surely will come a flood of articles decrying Apple's massive weighting relative to other companies that produce and sell goods and services that are perceived to be more vital... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012 AAPL
  • The Best Advice I Can Give To Young Workers
    I currently had the pleasure to work with several college interns where I work, and during these hot days of summer they would bend my ear with questions about finance and what I can recommend to them. I of course started to churn out individual stock tips, but then I realized that these interns... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012
  • Apple Seasonal Patterns With Strong Predictability Power
    Following post analyses, the seasonal share move in Apple stock and tries to extract repeating and often occurring relationships between the season and the share price trend.Seasonality in capital markets is very common. Apple proved to follow strict seasonal patterns. Daily charts from mid-2009... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012 AAPL
  • The Best Stocks And Industry Groups For The Rest Of 2012
    The Labor Day holiday is right around the corner, and now is a good time to figure out which stocks are likely to perform well for the rest of 2012. To do that, we'll take a look at ten year seasonality of stocks in the SP500 index. With the caveat, of course, that past performance is not a... More »
    Aug. 24, 2012 SPY, VRSN, TXT