– James F. Taulman, former Editor-in-Chief of the first independently licensed website to offer stock reports and services based on the CAN SLIM® investment system.


6:30 AM – MORNING MARKET UPDATE & WATCH LIST

SEE ALL MY CURRENT WATCH LISTS HERE: James’ Stock WatchLists

The trade war between the world’s two largest economies is escalating again after the United States hit China with higher tariffs and Beijing pledged to retaliate.


QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?”
– Vincent Van Gogh


Yesterday, the Dow closed down -0.5% while the S&P 500 shed -0.3%, and the Nasdaq declined -0.4%.

This morning, Japan’s Nikkei Index closed down about -0.3%. The Shanghai Composite Index rose +3% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index jumped +0.8%.

European markets opened higher, with Britain’s FTSE index up +0.7%.

U.S. stock futures, however, are pointing lower. The S&P 500 is set to open down nearly -0.2%. The Nasdaq and Dow are poised to start Friday -0.1%.

JD.com (JD), Marriott (MAR), Viacom (VIAB) and our E. W. Scripps Co. (SSP) are set to release earnings before the open.

U.S. consumer inflation data for April will post at 8:30 AM ET.

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BREAKOUT UPDATE:

We have had 2 breakouts so far this week. Both triggered with strong volume, as well as sharp daily price gains, while these stocks were blasting to new highs.

Other common characteristics these back-to-back breakouts share are each has very high ranks, solid fundamentals, and they are members of leading groups.

1 – j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM – Nasdaq)

SYM LAST ADDED TO WATCH LIST BREAK
OUT
PRICE
BREAK
OUT
DATE
MAX
BUY
PRICE
CURRENT
% GAIN/

LOSS
JCOM $90.60 5/9/19 $90.38 5/9/19 $94.90 +0.24%

Chart services courtesy of stockcharts.com. Annotations by James Taulman.

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2 – Atlassian Corporation Plc. (TEAM – Nasdaq)

A complete BreakOut Update for TEAM can be found here.

SYM LAST ADDED TO WATCH LIST BREAK
OUT
PRICE
BREAK
OUT
DATE
MAX
BUY
PRICE
CURRENT
% GAIN/

LOSS
TEAM $125.13 5/2/19 $117.16 5/8/19 $123.02 +6.80%

Chart services courtesy of stockcharts.com. Annotations by James Taulman.

A complete BreakOut Update for TEAM can be found here.

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WATCHLIST UPDATE FOR FRIDAY:

I ran my routine stock screens this morning, yet did not find any new stocks to add to any of our watch lists.

We now have a total of 11 stocks on our watch lists.

One of those is SSP from our Technical SetUps WatchList which is setting up in a tight base ahead of its earnings release this morning.

Chart services courtesy of stockcharts.com. Annotations by James Taulman.

Current Personal Portfolio Members can access all watch lists with updated trading criteria including – TRIGGER PRICE, TRIGGER VOLUME, and MAX BUY PRICE for every stock here.

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About the Founder: James F. Taulman – James served as Editor-in-Chief of the first independently licensed website that offered stock reports and services based on the CAN SLIM® investment system. He has developed a knack for being able to quickly and accurately analyze high-ranked stocks based on this winning investment strategy. Over the years, Mr. Taulman has enjoyed assisting individuals from professional money managers to private investors with their needs in relation to implementing this investment approach on a daily basis in the current marketplace. Each Sunday you could hear him deliver his weekly market report as part of the “Your Money Matters” radio program on ABC and CBS radio networks.

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