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January 2015

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United Insurance

January 28, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: UIHC

The Chart of the Day belongs to United Insurance Holdings (UIHC).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks with the best technical buy signals then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 10/16 the stock gained 50.09%.

United Insurance Holdings Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a property and casualty insurance company. It primarily offers homeowners and dwelling fire insurance policies, as well as provides flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program. From its headquarters in St. Petersburg, United's team of dedicated employees manages a completely integrated insurance company, including sales, underwriting, policyholder service and claims. It principally markets its products through insurance agents.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.



Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter by signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages14 new highs and up 20.02% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 77.78%Barchart computes a technical support level at 23.23Recently traded at 25.33 with a 50 day moving average of 20.96  [more]

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Dogs of the Dow

January 28, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CAT , MSFT , AXP

Yesterday I covered the 5 best Dow Industrial stocks today I'll cover the 5 Dogs of the Dow.  To find them I used Barchart to sort the Dow Jones Industrial 30 stocks to find the 5 stocks with the highest technical sell signals.

Today's list includes Caterpillar (CAT), Microsoft (MSFT), American Express (AXP), International Business Machines (IBM) and JP Morgan Chase (JPM):

Caterpillar (CAT)


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Cosi - buy signals

January 28, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: COSI

Today I added Cosi (COSI) to the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for positive price momentum:


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Advanced Semiconductor Engineering - buy signals

January 28, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ASX

Today I added Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASX) to the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for positive price momentum:


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Anadigics buy signals

January 28, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ANAD.DL

Today I added Anadigics (ANAD) to the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for positive price momentum:


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Ventas buy signals

January 28, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: VTR

Today I added Ventas (VTR) to the Barchart Van Meerten New High portfolio for positive price momentum:




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Over 9 years I beat the Market by 90.21%

January 28, 2015 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: IVV

My Marketocracy portfolio VMNHI has beaten the S&P 500 over the last 9 years by 90.21%; which includes  2% for management and expense changes.

If you like to see how I did it and follow my success please click the link below and click the TRACK JIM tab.

VMNHI Marketocracy portfolio

Thanks for all your support in the past and the future.

Jim Van Meerten  [more]

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Universal Insurance

January 27, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: UVE

The Chart of the Day belongs to Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks having the best technical buy signals, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 1/13 the sock gained 11.11%.

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company (UPCIC), is currently engaged in insurance underwriting, distribution and claims. UPCIC generates revenue from the collection and investment of premiums. The Company's agency operations which include Universal Florida Insurance Agency and U.S. Insurance Solutions, Inc. generate income from policy fees, commissions, premium financing referral fees and the marketing of ancillary services.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages12 new highs and up 4.25% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 71.60%Barchart computes a technical support level at 21.71Recently traded at 23.62 with a 50 day moving average of 20.19  [more]

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The 5 Best Dow Stocks

January 27, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: UNH , HD , MMM

Today I used Barchart to sort the stocks of the Dow Industrials to find the 5 with the best technical buy signals.

Today's list includes Unitedhealth Group (UNH), Home Depot (HD), 3M (MMM), Pfizer (PFE) and The Traveler's (TRV):

Unitedhealth Group (UNH)


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Williams - Sonoma

January 26, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: WSM

The Chart of the Day belongs Williams-Sonoma (WSM).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks hitting the most frequent new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 11/10 the stock gained 21.42%.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is specialty retailer of products for the home. The retail segment sells its products through its three retail concepts: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and Hold Everything. The direct-to-customer segment sells similar products through its five direct-mail catalogs, Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Hold Everything and Chambers, and the Internet.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.



Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages8 new highs and up 7.02% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 69.87%Barchart computes a technical support level at 78.29%Recently traded at 80.94 with a 50 day moving average of 74.31  [more]

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities - buy signals

January 26, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ARE

Today I added Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) to the Barchart Van Meerten New High portfolio for positive price momentum:


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Cross Country Healthcare sell signals

January 26, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CCRN

Today I placed a sell order in the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN) for negative price momentum:


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Xcel Energy

January 23, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: XEL

The Chart of the Day belongs to Xcel Energy (XEL).  I found the electric  utility stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks with the highest technical buy signals, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 12/18 the stock gained 6.82%

Xcel Energy Inc. is predominantly an operating public utility engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the transportation, storage and distribution of natural gas.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages6 new highs and up 6.58% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 68.84%Barchart computes a technical support level at 37.23Recently traded at 37.76 with a 50 day moving average of 35.19  [more]

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The York Water Company

January 22, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: YORW

The Chart of the Day belongs to The York Water Company (YORW).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks with the highest technical buy signals then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 12/17 the stock gained 13.22%.

The York Water Company impounds, purifies and distributes water. They are regulated by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission in the areas of billing, payment procedures, dispute processing, terminations, service territory, and rate setting. They must obtain PPUC approval before changing any of the aforementioned procedures.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages4 new highs and up 5.52% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 66.31%Barchart computes a technical support level at 23.75Recently traded at 24.84 with a 50 day moving average of 22.23  [more]

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Do you own NFLX,PG,CHK,WMT ot ATVI?

January 22, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: NFLX , PG , CHK

Recently I covered the 15 most popular stock with individual investors; today let's look at #16 - #20.  The list includes Netflix (NFLX), Proctor & Gamble (PG), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI):

Netflix (NFLX)


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Actavis

January 21, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AGN

The Chart of the Day belongs to Actavis (ACT).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks having the most frequent new highs in the last month then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 1/7 the stock gained 4.05%.

Actavis plc is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing generic, brand and biosimilar products. Its business is focused principally in the Urology and Women's Health therapeutic categories, as well as Gastroenterology and Dermatology.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages7 new highs and up 4.00% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 63.70%Barchart computes a technical support level at 264.04Recently traded at 276.00 with a 50 day moving average of 261.07  [more]

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Zeltiq Aesthetics

January 20, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ZLTQ

The Chart of the Day belongs to Zeltiq Aesthetics  (ZLTQ).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks hitting the most frequent new highs in the last month then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 1/9 the stock gained 3.74%.

Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc. is a medical technology company engaged in designing, development and commercialization of non-invasive procedures for the reduction of unwanted fat tissue. The Company offers CoolSculpting System and other products to the dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and aesthetic specialists in North America and internationally.



Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages4 new highs and up 2.96% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 59.58%Barchart computes a technical support level at 27.49%Recently traded at 30.23 with a 50 day moving average of 28.09  [more]

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Technicals on GOOGL,MO,SBUX,XOM and AMZN

January 20, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: GOOGL , MO , SBUX

The most popular stocks are not always the best investments.  Last week I highlighted 10 very popular stocks and today we'll look at numbers 11 - 15.  Today's list includes  Google (GOOGL), Altria (MO), Starbucks (SBUX), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Amazon.Com (AMZN):

Google (GOOGL)


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Do You Own F,C,INTC,CSCO or JNJ?

January 16, 2015 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: F , C , INTC

Yesterday we covered the 5 most popular stocks with the individual investors, today we'll cover the next 5.

Today's list includes Ford (F), Citigroup (C), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ):

Ford (F)


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Allegiant Travel

January 15, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ALGT

The Chart of the Day belongs to Allegiant Travel (ALGT). I found the stock using Barchart to sort today's All Time High list for the stocks having the best technical buy signals, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 10/28 the stock gained 24.36%.

Las Vegas-based ALLEGIANT TRAVEL COMPANY , is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations such as Las Vegas, Nev., Phoenix, Ariz., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Orlando, Fla. and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla. Through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, LLC, the Company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline offering air travel both on a stand-alone basis and bundled with hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel related services.

Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages13 new highs and up 17.75% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 73.43%Barchart computes a technical support level at 149.80Recently traded at 160.74 with a 50 day moving average of 141.40  [more]

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Technicals on the 5 most popular stocks

January 15, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AAPL , BAC , GE

Just because a stock is popular does not mean you have to follow the herd and be in it too.  Today I took a list of the 5 most popular stocks with the readers of Seeking Alpha and used Barchart to see how their technical indicators are doing.

Today's list includes Apple (AAPL), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Facebook (FB) and Microsoft (MSFT):

Apple (AAPL)


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The 5 Best Large Caps

January 14, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MHK , HCN , VTR

Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 500 Large Cap Index stocks to find the ones with the best technical indicators and charts. 

Today's list includes Mohawk Industries (MHK), Health Care REIT (HCN), Ventas (VTR), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), and Safeway (SWY):

Mohawk Industries (MHK)


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Sovran Self Storage

January 13, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: LSI

The Chart of the Day belongs to Sovran Self Storage (SSS).  I found the company by sorting the      All Time High list or the most frequent new highs in the last month then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy signal on 12/22 the stock gained 2.52%.

Sovran Self Storage, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust which acquires, owns and manages self-storage properties.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

88% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages16 new highs and up 6.15% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 63.85%Barchart computes a technical support level at 89.37Recently traded at 90.80 with a 50 day moving average of 86.30  [more]

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5 Micro Cap Gems

January 13, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: GVP , NVSL.DL , CENT

Today I wanted to find some micro cap stocks that had good technical indicators and charts so I used Barchart to screen their database for stocks that had under $2 billion in market capitalization and a price under $10 that had technical buy signals of 80% or higher.  I then sorted the results for the ones with the highest number of new highs in the last month and used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.

Today's list includes GSE Systems (GVP), Naugatuck Valley Financial (NVSL), Central Garden and Pet (CENT), Prophase Labs (PRPH) andBiotime (BTX):

GSE Systems (GVP) Market Cap $31 million


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National Helath Investors

January 07, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: NHI

The Chart of the Day belongs to National Health Investors (NHI).  I found the REIT by sorting the All Time New High list for the stocks having the most frequent new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 10/16 the stock gained 20.60%.

National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages16 new highs and up 11.69% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 78.13%Barchart computes a technical support level at 70.89Recently traded at 73.54 with a 50 day moving average of 67.29  [more]

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Cempra

January 05, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CEMP

The Chart of the Day is Cempra (CEMP).  I found the pharmaceutical company by sorting the All Time High list for the stock having the most frequent new highs in the last month.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 11/26 the stock gained 69.65%,

Cempra Holdings, LLC is a pharmaceutical company engaged in developing antibiotics for the treatment of bacterial infectious diseases. It focuses on developing antibiotics for treating respiratory tract, skin and skin structure infections and to target the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance.

Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

Barchart technical indicators:

96% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages12 new highs and up 72.50% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 78.38%Barchat computes a technical support level at 20.34Recently traded at 24.55 with a 50 day moving average of 16.21  [more]

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Mimedx sell signals

January 05, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MDXG

Today I deleted Mimedx Group (MDXG) from the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for negative price momentum.


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5 Great Small Caps

January 05, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: PZZA , COR , BH

Today I wanted to see which small cap stocks had the best technical buy signals and charts.  I used Barchart to sort the S&P 600 Small Cap Index stocks for the best technical buy signals then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.

Today's list includes Papa John's (PZZA), Coresite Realty (COR), Biglari Holdings (BH), IXIA (XXIA) and Wausau-Mosinee Paper (WPP):

Papa John's (PZZA)


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Dave and Buster's Entertainment

January 02, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: PLAY

The Chart of the Day belongs to Dave and Buster's Entertainment (PLAY).  I found the stock by sorting today's All Time High List for the stocks with the most frequent new highs in the last month then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. is an owner and operator of venues in North America that combine dining and entertainment. The Company offers its customers the opportunity to Eat Drink Play and Watch in one location. Eat and Drink is offered through a full menu of Fun American New Gourmet entrees and appetizers and a selection of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. The Company's Play and Watch offerings provide an assortment of entertainment attractions centered on playing games and watching live sports and other televised events.


Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report. vote



Barchart technical indicators:

Barchart doesn't start giving buy/sell signals until they have accumulated 6 months trading data on a stockTrading above its 20 and 50 day moving averages14 new highs and up 13.19% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 62.80%Recently traded at 26.18 which is above its 50 day moving average of 22.56  [more]

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5 Mid Cap Winners

January 02, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: WGL , WEN , VVC

I wanted to find the Mid Cap stocks with great technical buy signals and consistent chart patterns so I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Index stocks to find the 5 with the best technical buy signals , then used the Flipchart feature to review the chart patterns.

Today's list includes WGL Holdings (WGL), Wendy's (WEN), Vectren (VVC), Resmed (RMD), RF Micro Devices (RFMD):

WGL Holdings (WGL)


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