Weekly Newsletter 07/08/11
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Market Summary Weekly Breakout Report Top Breakout Choices Top 2nd Chances New Features Tip of the Week
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 Weekly Commentary  

No weekly commentary or top tip this week as I am under heavy medication as I try to flush out a kidney stone. If you've ever had one, you know how painful that is.

This also accounts for some data on the site being wrong on Thursday and Friday. I will be issuing a two day credit to all subscribers in compensation.

Hope to be back in full health 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

No top tip this week.

 Market Summary Overview of market direction and industry rotation
Index Value Change Week Change YTD Trend
Dow 12657.2 0.59% 9.33% Up
NASDAQ 2859.81 1.55% 7.8% Up
S&P 500 1343.8 0.31% 6.85% Up
Russell 2000 852.57 1.49% 8.79% Up
Wilshire 5000 14251.6 0.56% 7.24% Up
 Best Performing Index
1 Week 13 Weeks 26 Weeks Year-to-Date
NASDAQ Composite
1.55 %
NASDAQ Composite
2.24 %
Dow Jones
8.41 %
Dow Jones
9.33 %
 Best Performing Industry (by average technical score over each period)
1 Week 3 Weeks 13 Weeks 26 Weeks

Personal Computers Cigarettes Health Care Plans
 Most Improved Industry (by change in technical rank2)
Beverages - Brewers
+ 94
Data Storage Devices
+ 95
Diagnostic Substances
+ 145
Specialized Health Services
+ 176
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 14 11.54 5.59% 3.21%
Last Week 15 11.69 6.3% 4.07%
13 Weeks 181 12.69 11.59%
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 GENE Genetic Technologies Limited (ADR) 107
Top Technical QLTY Quality Distribution, Inc. 66
Top Fundamental JAZZ Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 60
Top Tech. & Fund. JAZZ Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 60
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 SPNC The Spectranetics Corporation 100
Top Technical ACN Accenture Plc 37
Top Fundamental ALK Alaska Air Group, Inc. 36
Top Tech. & Fund. NANO Nanometrics Incorporated 60
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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