Weekly Newsletter 01/02/10
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Market Summary Weekly Breakout Report Top Breakout Choices Top 2nd Chances New Features Tip of the Week
Prior editions of this newsletter with our valuable Tips of the Week are available here.
 Weekly Commentary  

We wish all our readers a Happy and Prosperous New Year.

The weekly commentary will return next week.
 New Features this Week Additional Value that we added this week
No New features this week.
This Week's Top Tip Tips for getting the most out of our site
Top Tips wil return next week with a look at the breakout volume levels necessary for a successful breakout.
 Market Summary Overview of market direction and industry rotation
Index Value Change Week Change YTD Trend
Dow 10428 18.82% 18.82% Up
NASDAQ 2269.15 43.89% 43.89% Up
S&P 500 1115.1 23.45% 23.45% Up
Russell 2000 634.07 26.95% 26.95% Up
Wilshire 5000 11497.5 26.52% 26.52% Up
 Best Performing Index
1 Week 13 Weeks 26 Weeks Year-to-Date
Russell 2000
0 %
NASDAQ Composite
8.62 %
Russell 2000
27.19 %
NASDAQ Composite
43.89 %
 Best Performing Industry (by average technical score over each period)
1 Week 3 Weeks 13 Weeks 26 Weeks
Paper & Paper Products Housewares & Accessories Silver Copper
 Most Improved Industry (by change in technical rank2)
+ 54
+ 99
Long Distance Carriers
+ 213
Long Distance Carriers
+ 210
Charts of each industry rank and performance over 12 months are available on the site

1The Market Signal is derived from our proprietary market model. The market model is described on the site.
2The site also shows industry rankings based on fundamentals, combined technical and fundamentals, and on price alone. The site also shows daily industry movements.
 Weekly Breakout Report How confirmed breakouts performed this week
# of Breakouts
Period Average1
Max. Gain During Period2
Gain at Period Close3
This Week 4 7.77 10.74% 5.1%
Last Week 10 8.38 7.73% 3.87%
13 Weeks 116 8.69 14.96%
1The average number of breakouts in each week over the previous 13 weeks.
2This represents the return if each stock were bought at its breakout price and sold at its intraday high.
3This represents the return if each stock were bought at its breakout price and sold at the most recent close.
 Top Breakout Choices Stocks on our Cup-and-Handle list with best expected gain if they breakout
Company Name
Expected Gain1
Best Overall XTXI Crosstex Energy 126
Top Fundamental PEGA Pegasystems Inc 56
Top Tech. & Fund. ATNI Atlantic Tele-Network 37
1This is the gain predicted by our Expected Gain model if the stock breaks out. Expected Gains for all cup-and-handle stocks are published on our site.
 Top Second Chances Stocks that broke out this week and are still in buyable range
Company Name
Expected Gain1
Best Overall
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1This is the gain predicted by our Expected Gain model after the stock has broken out which uses the volume on breakout as a predictive term. Because the model variance is +/- 38% the expectation can be negative.

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