Category Archives: Stocks

Body Central Sets Up For Another Up Leg

Body Central (BODY) is a specialty retailer offering on-trend, quality apparel and accessories at value prices. As of March 8, 2012 the company operated 241 specialty apparel stores with plans of opening 35 additional stores (a 14.5% increase) during 2012.  Same store … Continue reading

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United Rentals May Have More Upside

United Rentals (URI), the largest equipment rental company in the world, has an integrated network of more than 550 rental locations in 48 states and Canada offering such items as forklifts, bulldozers, excavators, welders, and many others. Customers include construction and industrial companies, utilities, municipalities, … Continue reading

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Apple Top?

I saw this first on Peter Brandt’s blog about three weeks ago. Jesse Livermore might say Apple (AAPL) has a speculative chart with a possible topping formation, as illustrated in C. M. Flumiani’s 1965 book, The Stock Market Secrets of Jesse Livermore. … Continue reading

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Options Income From Dominion Resources

Dominion Resources (D), one of the nations largest producers and transporters of energy, focuses its strategy on electricity and natural gas to customers in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the U.S., a potential market of fifty million homes and … Continue reading

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Molycorp Carves A Bottom

Molycorp (MCP), owner of the largest-producing rare-earth mine outside of China,  supplies rare earth metal oxides, metals, alloys and magnets. The company’s products have critical uses in a range high technology products. After a six-fold price increase over nine months following its initial public offering (IPO) in … Continue reading

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Weird Weakness In Key Economic Indicator

The weak payroll numbers out this Friday (according to the government, nonfarm payrolls added 120,000 new jobs in March, down from 240,000 jobs added in February and below consensus expectations of 200,000) echo a disturbing trend I’ve been seeing lately in another … Continue reading

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Michael Kors Sets Up For More Upside

Michael Kors Holdings (KORS), a marketer of designer apparel, accessories and footwear under the Michael Kors name, went public in December at $20 and ran sharply higher to the $50 area by mid-March where it is now forming a constructive consolidation. A … Continue reading

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