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September 2015

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Sold SKX AHS WCG THLD FDS

September 29, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: SKX , AMN , WCG



Today I deleted Skechers USA (SKX), AMN Healthcare Systems (AHS), Wellcare Group (WCG), Threshold Pharmaceuticals (THLD) andFactset Research Systems (FDS) for the Barchart Van Meerten New High portfolio for negative price momentum.

Skechers USA (SKX)


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Today's 5 Best Mid Caps

September 25, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: JBLU , TYL , FLO



Today I wanted to see if there were any mid cap stocks that still had some juice left.  I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Indexstocks first for the highest Weighted Alpha then again for technical buy signals of 80% or better.

Those that passed the test were Jetblue Airways (JBLU), Tyler Technologies (TYL), Flowers Foods (FLO), Footlocker (FL) and NVR Inc(NVR).

Jetblue Airways (JBLU)


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Things go better with COKE

September 24, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: COKE

The Chart of the Day belongs to The Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated (COKE).  I found the soft drink stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks first for the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha then again for stock with technical buy signals of 80% or better,  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 9/8 the stock gained 12.13%.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated is engaged in the production, marketing and distribution of carbonated and noncarbonated beverages, primarily products of The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia.

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 buy signals152.90+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages7 new highs and up 19.13% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 71.78%Barchart computes a technical support level at 167.86Recently traded at 185.31 with a 50 day moving average of 161.16  [more]

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Today's 5 Best Large Caps

September 24, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CVC.DL , UAA , TE.DL



This morning I wanted to find the large cap stocks that have had good price appreciation not only over the past year but also still seem to have some steam left.  I used Barchart to sort the S&P 500 Large Cap Index stocks first for the highest Weighted Alpha then for current technical buy signals of 80% or better.  The stock that made the cut were Cablevision Systems (CVC), Under Armour (UA), Teco Energy (TE), Reynolds American (RAI and Autozone (AZO).

Cablevision Systems (CVC)


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iRadimed

September 22, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: IRMD



The Chart of the Day belongs to iRadimed (IRMD).  I found the medical instrument stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Indexstocks first for the highest Weighted Alpha then again for technical buy signals of 80% or better.  Next I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 9/18 the stock gained 5.16%.

iRadimed Corporation engages in developing, manufacturing, marketing, and distributing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible products. It offers non-magnetic intravenous (IV) infusion pump systems, IV tubing sets, IV poles, wireless remote displays/controls under the mRidium name; side car pump modules; dose error reduction systems; Masimo SET SpO2 monitoring products; and MRI Pulse oximeters, and MRI oximeter remotes and displays under the iMagox name used during MRI procedures. iRadimed Corporation is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.



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 signals248.40+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove ts 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages5 new highs and up 9.60% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 68.99%Barchart computes  a technical support level at 25.47Recently traded at 27.42 with a 50 day moving average of 24.01  [more]

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ALN ELNK ACLS Sell Signals

September 21, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ALN , ELNK , ACLS



This morning I deleted American Lorain (ALN), Earthlink (ELNK) and Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) for the Barchart Van Meerten Speculativeportfolio for negative price momentum.

American Lorain (ALN)


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Adeptus Health - Buy Signals

September 21, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ADPT



The Chart of the Day is Adeptus Health (ADPT).  The stock has been a repeat several times this year.  I found the emergency medical care stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks first for the highest Weighted Alpha, then again for a technical buy signal of 80% or better.  Next I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 9/16 the stock gained 4.35%.

Adeptus Health, Inc. owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States. The Company provides emergency medical care to patients in Texas and Colorado. It has developed a facility design and infrastructure specifically tailored to the emergency care delivery system that combines staff, equipment and physical layout to deliver care. Adeptus Health Inc. is based in Lewisville, Texas.


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:

80% Barchart technical buy signals320.20+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages10 new highs and up 13.65% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 64.31%Barchart computes a technical support level at 106.24Recently traded at 114.28 with a 50 day moving average of 105.24  [more]

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Sold HCA& SEIC

September 21, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HCA , SEIC



Today I deleted HCA Holdings (HCA) and SEI Investments (SEIC) from the Barchart Van Meerten New High Portfolio because I felt the downside risk was greater than the upside potential.  As you can see from the chart below neither has done very well over the last 2 1/2 months:


HCA Holdings (HCA)

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Sold HCA& SEIC

September 21, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HCA , SEIC



Today I deleted HCA Holdings (HCA) and SEI Investments (SEIC) from the Barchart Van Meerten New High Portfolio because I felt the downside risk was greater than the upside potential.  As you can see from the chart below neither has done very well over the last 2 1/2 months:


HCA Holdings (HCA)

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Exelixis

September 18, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: EXEL



The Chart of the Day belongs to Exelixis (EXEL).  I found the biopharmaceutical stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks first for the highest Weighted Alpha then again for technical buy signals of 80% or better.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 8/27 the stock gained 8.05%.

Exelixis, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer. Exelixis is focusing its development and commercialization efforts primarily on COMETRIQ' (cabozantinib), its wholly-owned inhibitor of multiple receptor tyrosine kinases. Another Exelixis-discovered compound, cobimetinib, a selective inhibitor of MEK, is being evaluated by Roche and Genentech (a member of the Roche Group) in a broad development program under a collaboration with Exelixis.


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:

96% Barchart technical buy signals219.00+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages4 new highs and up 15.01% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 65.52%Bar hart computes a technical support level at 5.97Recently traded at 6.51 with a 50 day moving average of 5.59  [more]

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Neurocrine Biosciences

September 17, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: NBIX



The Chart of the Day belongs to Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX).  I found the biological products stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks first for the highest Weighted Alpha, then for technical buy signals of 80% or better.  Next I used the Flipchart featufre to review the charts.  Since the Trend spotter signaled a buy on 9/2 the stock gained 10.68%.

Neurocrine Biosciences is a neuroscience-based company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for neuropsychiatric, neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases and disorders. The company's neuroscience, endocrine and immunology disciplines provide a unique biological understanding of the molecular interaction between central nervous, immune and endocrine systems for the development of therapeutic interventions for anxiety, depression, insomnia, stroke, malignant brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, obesity and diabetes.


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:

80% Barchart technical buy signals207.60+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages8 new highs and up 14.53% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 67.63%Barchart computes a technical support level at 52.07Recently traded at 54.93 with a 50 day moving average of 49.12  [more]

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Today's 5 Best Small Caps

September 17, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MDCO , DY , CENTA



Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 600 Small Cap Index stocks to find the stocks with technical buy signals of 80% or better and a Weighted Alpha of 50.00+.  The top stocks today were The Medicines Company (MDCO), Dycom Industries (DY), Central Garden & Pet(CENTA), Virtusa (VRTU), and LHC Group (LHCG).

The Medicines Company (MDCO)


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Under Armour - Chart of the Day

September 16, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: UAA



The Chart of the Day belongs to Under Armour (UA).  I found the sports clothing stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocksfirst for stocks with technical buy signals of 80% or better then for a Weighted Alpha of at least 50.00+.  Next I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  The Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 9/15.

Under Armour is a leading developer, marketer and distributor of branded performance products for men, women and youth. The brand's moisture-wicking synthetic fabrications are engineered in many different designs and styles for wear in nearly every climate to provide a performance alternative to traditional natural fiber products. The Company is an official supplier to the National Hockey League, the U.S. Ski Team, USA Rugby, the National Lacrosse League, and Major League Lacrosse; and the Company's products are worn by professional football, baseball, and soccer players, as well as athletes in major collegiate and Olympic sports. The Company's products are currently sold in the United States, Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom.



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 signals58.90+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages3 new highs and up 3.10% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 65.41%Barchart computes a technical support level at 95.19Recently traded at 13.36 with a 50 day moving average of 94.71  [more]

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Today's 5 Best Mid Caps

September 16, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: WCG , POST , MOH



I wanted to find the 5 best Mid Cap stocks so I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Index stocks to find the ones with the highest technical buy signals of 80% or better then sorted again to find which of those had a Weighted Alpha greater than 50.00+.  The top stocks that made the cut were: Wellcare Group (WCG), Post Holdings (POST), Molina Healthcare (MOH), Jetblue Airways (JBLU), Caseys General Stores(CASY).

Wellcare Group (WCG)


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The 2 Best Large Caps

September 15, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: VMC , TE.DL





Today I used Barchart to sort the S&P 500 Large Cap Index stocks to find which ones met my criteria.  Today there were only two stocks that passed the test: Vulcan Materials (VMC) and  Teco Energy (TE).

Vulcan Materials (VMC)


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Ardelyx - Stock of the Day

September 14, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ARDX



The Chart of the Day belongs to Ardelyx (ARDX).  I found the biopharmaceutical company by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Indexstocks first for the highest Barchart technical buy signals then again for a Weighted Alpha of 50.00+ or better.  Next I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts,  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 9/2 the stock gained 10.94%.

Ardelyx, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It discovers, develops and commercializes small molecule therapeutics that work in the gastrointestinal tract to treat cardio-renal, GI and metabolic diseases. The Company's lead product candidate is Tenapanor which is in three ongoing Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of patients with ESRD-HD and chronic kidney disease, as well as for constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Ardelyx, Inc. is headquartered in Fremont, California.



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 signals55.50+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages5 new highs and up 12.64% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 67.72%Barchart computes a technical support level at 17.63Recently traded at 21.30 with a 50 day moving average of 18.39  [more]

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Buy Signals - WCG TOWN THLD TBK

September 14, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: WCG , TOWN , THLD



Each morning I use Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks for buying opportunities.  On Friday these are the stocks I added to theBarchart Van Meerten New High portfolio: Wellcare Group (WCG), Towne Bank (TBK), Threshold Pharmaceuticals (THLD and Triumph Bancorp (TBK).

Wellcare Group (WCG)


Barchart technical indicators:

96% Barchart technical buy signalsWeighted Alpha 48.16+Trend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages4 new highs and up 11.86% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 62.61%Barchart computes a technical support level at 94.50Recently traded at 96.14 with a 50 day moving average of 86.60  [more]

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Tyler Technologies

September 11, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: TYL



The Chart of the Day belongs to Tyler Technologies (TYL).  I found the business software stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks first for the highest technical buy signals then again for a Weighted Alpha of 50.00+.  Next I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 9/8 the stock gained 2.73%.

Tyler Technologies, Inc. is engaged in providing integrated information management solutions and services to the public sector. It provides software products and services; professional IT services; subscription-based services; property appraisal outsourcing services. Its products generally automate three major functional areas (1) financial management and education, (2) courts and justice and (3) property appraisal and tax. Tyler operates in two reportable segments: Enterprise Software Solutions (ESS) and Appraisal and Tax Software Solutions and Services. The Enterprise Software Solutions (ESS) segment provides software systems to municipal and county governments and schools. The Appraisal and Tax Software Solutions and Services segment provides systems and software that automate the appraisal and assessment of real and personal property as well as property appraisal outsourcing services for local governments and taxing authorities. Tyler Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.


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 signals58.27+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages7 new highs and up 4.23% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 62.58%Barchart computes a technical support level at 142.09Recently traded at 145.53 with a 50 day moving average of 138.64  [more]

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Central Garden & Pet

September 09, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CENTA



The Chart of the Day belongs to Central Garden & Pet Company (CENTA).  I found the consumer products stock by using Barchart to sort theRussell 3000 Index stocks first for the highest technical buy signals then again for a Weighted Alpha greater that 50.00+.  Next I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 8/6 the stock gained 34.88%.

The Company is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet and lawn and garden supplies markets. The pet products include pet bird and small animal food, aquarium products, flea, tick, mosquito and other pest control products, edible bones, cages, carriers, pet books, and other dog, cat, reptile and small animal products. These products are sold under a number of brand names, including Kaytee, All-Glass Aquarium, Oceanic, Kent Marine, Zodiac, Pre-Strike, Altosid, Nylabone, TFH and Four Paws. The lawn and garden products include grass seed, wild bird food, weed and insect control products, decorative outdoor patio products and ant control products. These products are sold under a number of brand names, including Pennington, Norcal Pottery, New England Pottery, GKI/Bethlehem Lighting, Lilly Miller, Matthews Four Seasons, AMDRO and Grant's.



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 signals95.90+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20 50 and 100 day moving averages12 new highs and up 35.48% in the last monthRelative Strength index 89.35%Barchart computes  a technical support level at 14.12Recently traded at 15.16 with a 50 day moving average of 11.67  [more]

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OSN,NEOT,NMR,UUU - Sell Signals

September 03, 2015 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: OSN , NEOT , NMR



This week I will continue to delete stocks that are not performing but continue to hold those beating the market.

The following stocks continue to exhibit sell signals and are being deleted from the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio:  Ossen Innovation (OSN), Neothetics (NEOT), Nomura Holdings (NMR) and Universal Security (UUU).

Ossen Innovation (OSN)


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Sportsman's Warehouse Busks the Trend

September 02, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: SPWH



The Chart of the Day belongs to Sportsman's Warehouse (SPWH).  I found the outdoor sporting goods stock by using Barchart to sort theRussell 3000 Index stocks first for a technical buy signal of 80% or better then again for a positive Weighted Alpha.  Next I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled another buy on 8/28 the stock gained 2.48%.

Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc. is an outdoor sporting goods retailer. Its stores offer camping products, fishing products, and hunting and shooting products. The Company's stores also provide clothing products, footwear products and optics, electronics, and accessories. It also carries a range of private label offerings under the Rustic Ridge, Yukon Gold and Sportsman's Warehouse brands. Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Midvale, Utah.


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 signals132.60+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages8 new highs and up 12.40% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 65.70%Barchart computes a technical support level at 12.23Recently traded at 13.21 with a 50 day moving average of 12.05  [more]

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National Beverage Bucks the Trend

September 01, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: FIZZ



The Chart of the Day belongs to National Beverage (FIZZ).  I found the soft drink stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks first for technical buy signals of 80% or better then for very positive Weighted Alphas. Next I use the Flipchart feature to review the charts.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 6/16 the stock gained 16.47%.

National Beverage Corp. is a holding company for various subsidiaries that develop, manufacture, market and distribute a complete portfolio of quality beverage products throughout the United States. Their brands emphasize distinctive flavor variety, including their flagship brands, Shasta(R) and Faygo(R), complete lines of multi-flavored and cola soft drinks.



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:

96% Barchart technical buy signals38.20+ Weighted AlphaTrend Spotter buy signalAbove its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages7 new highs and up 9.51% in the last monthRelative Strength Index 62.66%Barchart computes a technical support level at 25.35%Recently traded at 26.03 with a 50 day moving average of 24.14  [more]

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No Best of the NASDAQ 100 Today

September 01, 2015 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: QQQ

Normally I would be posting the 5 NASDAQ 100 Index stocks that had my highest screening scores but today none of those stocks passed the hurdle.

Tune in again tomorrow.