Weekly Newsletter 08/04/13
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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  

The NASDAQ Composite broke through resistance on Wednesday and closed the week at a new high.

NASDAQ Composite
I am preparing to move back from Sydney , Australia to Maui, HI next weekend so the newsletter is very short this week and will not be issued next weekend.
 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 tip this week.
 Market Summary Overview of market direction and industry rotation
Index Value Change Week Change YTD Trend
Dow 15658.4 0.64% 19.49% Up
NASDAQ 3689.59 2.12% 22.19% Up
S&P 500 1709.67 1.07% 19.88% Up
 Best Performing Index
1 Week 13 Weeks 26 Weeks Year-to-Date
NASDAQ Composite
2.12 %
NASDAQ Composite
9.2 %
NASDAQ Composite
16.06 %
NASDAQ Composite
22.19 %
 Best Performing Industry (by average technical score over each period)
1 Week 3 Weeks 13 Weeks 26 Weeks
Music & Video Stores Music & Video Stores Music & Video Stores Music & Video Stores
 Most Improved Industry (by change in technical rank2)
Office Supplies
+ 143
Office Supplies
+ 160
Office Supplies
+ 155
Toy & Hobby Stores
+ 182
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 10.15 7.87% 5.21%
Last Week 7 10.54 11.46% 6.57%
13 Weeks 130 11.62 18.63%
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 PKD Parker Drilling Company 118
Top Technical PKD Parker Drilling Company 118
Top Fundamental BX The Blackstone Group L.P. 53
Top Tech. & Fund. WETF WisdomTree Investments, Inc. 80
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 GA Giant Interactive Group Inc (ADR) 88
Top Technical LOCK Lifelock Inc 75
Top Fundamental LOCK Lifelock Inc 75
Top Tech. & Fund. LOCK Lifelock Inc 75
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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