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April 2015

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Credit Acceptance Corp - New All Time High

April 30, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CACC

The Chart of the Day belongs to Credit Acceptance Corp (CACC).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stock with the best technical buy signals, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 4/8 the stock gained 16.79%.

Credit Acceptance Corporation is a specialized financial services company which provides funding, receivables management, collection, sales training and related services to automobile dealers.


The status of 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 21.50% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 80.27%Barchart computes a technical support level at 208.25Recently traded at 236.20 with a 50 day moving average of 196.14  [more]

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5 NASDAQ 100 stock breakout

April 30, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MSFT , AMZN , MDLZ

Despite some softness in the market this week I see 5 NASDAQ 100 stocks breaking out of their trading patterns.  Among them are:

Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon.com (AMZN), Mondelez International (MDLZ), Equinix (EQIX) and Verisk Analytics (VRSK).

Microsoft (MSFT)


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Carter's - New All Time High

April 29, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CRI

The Chart of the Day is Carter's (CRI),  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 2/26 the stock gained 6.48%.

Carter's, Inc. is a leading provider of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally and through Company-operated stores and on-line at carters.com and oshkoshbgosh.com. The Company's Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Genuine Kids, Just One You, and Precious Firsts brands are available at Target.


Carter's, Inc. is a leading provider of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally and through Company-operated stores and on-line at carters.com and oshkoshbgosh.com. The Company's Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Genuine Kids, Just One You, and Precious Firsts brands are available at Target.

Barchart technical indicators:

100% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day  moving averages9 new highs and up 7.338% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 70.04%Barchart computes a technical support level at 94.40Recently traded at 98.49 with a 50 day moving average of 90.90  [more]

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5 Breakout Small Caps LGND HSTM IPCM SCL CSH

April 27, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: LGND , HSTM , IPCM.DL

Today I wanted to find a list of small cap stocks breaking out of their trading patterns.  I used Barchart to sort the S&P Small Cap 600 Index stocks to find ones that had the most frequent up days in the last month, then used the Flip Chart feature to review the charts.

Today's list includes Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND), Healthstream (HSTM), IPC The Hospitalist Company (IPCM), Stephan Company (SCL) and Cash America International (CSH).

Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND)


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Yum! Brands - New All Time High

April 24, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: YUM

The Chart of the Day belongs to Yum! Brands (YUM),  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 3/24 the stock gained 8.37%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. is the world's largest restaurant company in terms of system units with nearly 38,000 restaurants in over 120 countries and territories. Their brands - KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell - are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. The Yum! system includes four operating segments: U.S., International (Yum! Restaurants International), China and India Divisions.


The status of 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% Bar chart technical buy signalsTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages5 new highs and up 8.37% in the last monthRelative Strength index 77.86%Barchart computes a technical support level at 82.86Recently traded at 87.10 with a 50 day moving average of 79.20  [more]

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Alliance Data Systems -- New All Time High

April 22, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ADS

The Chart of the Day belongs to Alliance Data Systems (ADS).   I found the financial transactions services company 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 3/16 the stock gained 6.50%.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation is a leading provider of transaction services, credit services and marketing services to retail companies in North America. They focus on facilitating and managing electronic transactions between clients and their customers through multiple distribution channels including in-store, catalog and the Internet. Their credit and marketing services assist clients in identifying and acquiring new customers, as well as helping to increase the loyalty and profitability of their existing customers.



The status of 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.  [more]

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5 Breakout Mid Caps

April 22, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HRC , ROSE.DL , SM

It is important to find stocks that seem to be just starting to break out of their current patterns.  The easiest way is to take the stocks in an index like the S&P 400 Mid Cap Index and use Barchart to sort them by the number of up days they have had in the last month.

Today's list includes Hill-Rom Holdings (HRC), Rosetta Resources (ROSE), SM Energy (SM), Dean Foods (DF) and California Resources(CRC).

Hill-Rom Holdings (HRC)


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ACI Worldwide - buy signals

April 21, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ACIW

The Chart of the Day belongs to ACI Worldwide (ACIW).  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 2/5 the stock gained 12.85%.

ACI Workdwide develops, markets, installs and supports a broad line of software products and services primarily focused on facilitating electronic payments and electronic commerce. The Company's products are organized into four lines-of-business groups: Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking, Retail Solutions and System Solutions.


The status of 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 signals  [more]

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5 Break Out Large Caps

April 21, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: APC , MRO , URI

Today I wanted to find the large cap stocks that were breaking out to the upside.  I used Barchart to sort the S&P 500 Large Cap Index stocks to find the stocks that had the most daily advances in the past month. 

The list includes Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Marathon Petroleum (MRO), United Rentals (URI), EOG Resources (EOG) and EQT Corp (EQT):

Anadarko Petroleum (APC)


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Agile Therapeutics - buy signals

April 14, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AGRX

The Chart of the Day belongs to Agile Therapeutics (AGRX).  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 a buy on 4/6 the stock gained 17.27%.

Agile Therapeutics, Inc. is a women's health specialty pharmaceutical company. It is focused on the development and commercialization of new prescription contraceptive products. The Company's lead product candidate is Twirla (TM), also known as AG200-15, a once-weekly prescription contraceptive patch currently in Phase 3 clinical development.


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 25.48% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 78.62%Barchart computes a technical support level at 11.36Recently traded at 12.44 with a 50 day moving average of 9.90  [more]

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The 5 Best Mid Caps

April 14, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: TDY , OII , DF

For those of you that want to know which stocks are having great momentum, this list is for you.  I used Barhcart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Stock Index stock to find the stocks with the most frequent up days in the last month.  The list includes Teledyne Technologies (TDY),Oceaneering International (OII), Dean Foods (DF) , SM Energy (SM) and Helix Energy Solutions (HLX):

Teledyne Technologies (TDY)


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The Ultimate Software Group buy signals

April 13, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ULTI

The Chart of the Day is belongs to The Ultimate Software Group (ULTI).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks with the highest technical buy signals, then used the Flipchart function to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 4/8 the stock gained 2.78%.

Ultimate Software is a leader in delivering Web-based payroll and employee management solutions to organizations of all sizes. Ultimate Software's fully integrated, award-winning UltiPro suite enables businesses to manage human resources and payroll strategically and cost-effectively, benefiting everyone in the organization. Ultimate Software offers application hosting through IBM Global Services and a business-to-business Web portal, providing access to value-added resources via 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 averages6 new highs and up 5.84% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 66.26Barchart computes a technical support level at 171.41Recently traded at 176.83 with a 50 day moving average of 165.00  [more]

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The 5 Best Large Caps XEC AZO EQT PKI NLSN

April 13, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: XEC , AZO , EQT

I wanted to find out which large cap stocks were having the most consistent upward momentum so I used Barchart to sort the S&P 500 Large Cap Stock Index to find the stocks that had the most frequent days of upward momentum.  These 5 ranked highest:

Cimarex Energy (XEC), Autozone (AZO), EQT Corp (EQT), Perkinelmer (PKI and  Nielsen Holdings (NSLN).

Cimarex Energy (XEC)


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AutoNation - Buy Signals

April 10, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AN

The Chart of the Day belongs to AutoNation (AN).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks with the highest technical buy signals and then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 12/3 the stock gained 9.30%.


AutoNation, Inc. is the one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States. The company owns and operates new vehicle franchises from dealership locations in major metropolitan markets in numerous states, predominantly in the Sunbelt states. Its business consists primarily of the sale, financing and servicing of new and used vehicles. The company also provides other related services and products, such as the sale of parts and accessories, extended service contracts, aftermarket automotive products and collision repair 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.


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5 Popular Stocks Falter PG CHK BRK ATVI WMT

April 10, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: PG , CHK , ATVI

Today I'm featuring 5 popular stocks on the watch lists of the individual investors who read Motley Fool.  These are #16 - # 20 on their watch lists.

Proctor & Gamble (PG)


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5 Popular Stocks F BAC CSCO C NFLX

April 07, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: F , BAC , CSCO

Today I wanted to review some of the most popular stock on the individual investors watch list according to Motley Fool.  These stocks rank 6-10 in popularity.  All of them have technical sell signals in spite of a strong 88% buy signal for the overall market as measured by the  Value Line Arithmetic Index.

Ford (F)


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Culp -Buy Signals

April 06, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CFI

The Chart of the Day belongs to Culp Inc (CFI).  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 a buy on 2/19 the stock gained 30.83%.

Culp, Inc. manufactures, sources, markets, and sells mattress fabrics and upholstery fabrics. The Company's fabrics are used in the production of residential and commercial furniture and bedding products, including sofas, recliners, chairs, loveseats, sectionals, sofa-beds, office seating, panel systems, and mattress sets. It operates in two segments, Mattress Fabrics and Upholstery Fabrics. The Mattress Fabrics segment offers woven jacquard, knitted, and converted fabrics for covering mattresses, box springs, and foundations. The Upholstery Fabric segment provides synthetic leathers, velvets, woven jacquards, woven dobbies, and suedes.


 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 19.88% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 75.65%Barchart computes a technical support level at 27.29Recently traded at 28.52 with a 50 day moving average of 23.21  [more]

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Market Strong - Popular Stocks Weak

April 06, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AAPL , GOOGL , GE

My benchmark for the Market is the Value Line Arithmetic Index because it is not over weighted by the big boy's higher capitalizations and covers 1700 stock instead of just the 500 of the S&P 500 Stock Index,  I decided to look at the 5 stocks that are most followed by the readers of  Motley Fool compared to my market benchmark and found a wide divergence.


Value Line Arithmetic Index ($VLA)


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Churchill Downs buy signals

April 02, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CHDN

The Chart of the Day belongs to Churchill Downs (CHDN).  I found the stock by sorting the All Time High list for the stocks with the highest technical buy signal, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 1/16 the stock gained 19.60%.

Churchill Downs Inc. is a racing company that primarily conducts pari-mutuel wagering on live Thoroughbred, Standardbred and Quarter Horse horse racing and simulcast signals of races. Additionally, the company offers racing services through our other business interests.


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 averages11 new highs and up 4.94% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 76.64%Barchart computes a technical support level at 114.42Recently traded at 116.57 with a 50 day moving average of 105.58  [more]

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Cirus sell signals

April 01, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CRIS

I recently deleted Cirus (CRIS) from the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for negative price momentum:


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Advanced Semiconductor Engineering - sell signals

April 01, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ASX

Recently I deleted Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASX) for the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for weak price momentum:


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