– 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.


6:00 AM – MORNING MARKET UPDATE & WATCH LIST

It was a very volatile week for the major averages as investors were focused on the uncertainty and economical factors of the U.S vs. China trade war.


QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
– Benjamin Franklin


It all started on Monday when the Dow Jones lost well over -700 points and fell to its 200-day moving average, marking a new worst day of the year for the key indexes.

After breaking below 27,000 the previous week, the Dow violated another level of support this past week as it traded below its 50-day moving average for the entire week.

The index did find the support of its 200-day moving average – shown in a positive reversal on Wednesday.

The blue-chips ended the week well off of Monday’s low, yet still down -197 points or -0.75% on the week, closing at 26,287, fairly well below (-1%) its 50-day moving average of 26,549.

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There is currently no running distribution day count as the market is officially in a correction.

However, with Wednesday’s bullish positive reversal we are now in the midst of another rally attempt. Hence, we are looking for a Follow-Trough Day.

Starting today, we will start watching for a session where one of the major averages closes with a strong gain on volume greater than the previous day, as that action will confirm a new uptrend.

This is also a point in the market’s cycle where I focus more closely on any individual breakouts; such as how many stocks are breaking out.

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BREAKOUT UPDATE:

We did have 3 breakouts this past week. All were, however, earnings breakouts – meaning they broke out above their TRIGGER PRICE as each announced earnings. I rather see stocks break out on non-news, and not sure how much these breakouts help determine if the current rally attempt has any legs.

Of continuous note, earnings breakouts do carry much more risk, yet can be more rewarding. We have had 5 breakouts so far this month (all on earnings). All 5 closed Friday with gains ranging from +2.7% to as much as +6.8%.

#5: Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ – CECO)

SYM LAST ADDED TO WATCH LIST BREAK
OUT
PRICE
BREAK
OUT
DATE
CECO $21.89 7/16/19 $20.49 8/8/19

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1st
SUPPORT
2nd
SUPPORT
MAX STOP LOSS GUIDE MAX BUY PRICE % GAIN/
LOSS
$20.00 50 DMA $18.85 $21.51 +6.83%

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#4: Servicemaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE – SERV)

SYM LAST ADDED TO WATCH LIST BREAK
OUT
PRICE
BREAK
OUT
DATE
SERV $56.97 7/18/19 $55.46 8/6/19

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1st
SUPPORT
2nd
SUPPORT
MAX STOP LOSS GUIDE MAX BUY PRICE % GAIN/
LOSS
$55.00 50 DMA $51.02 $58.23 +2.72%

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#3: Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE – TSN)

SYM LAST ADDED TO WATCH LIST BREAK
OUT
PRICE
BREAK
OUT
DATE
TSN $88.37 7/7/19 $84.40 8/5/19

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1st
SUPPORT
2nd
SUPPORT
MAX STOP LOSS GUIDE MAX BUY PRICE % GAIN/
LOSS
50 DMA $80.00 $77.65 $88.62 +4.70%

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#2: TopBuild Corp. (NYSE – BLD)

SYM LAST ADDED TO WATCH LIST BREAK
OUT
PRICE
BREAK
OUT
DATE
BLD $89.92 8/2/19 87.06 8/2/19

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1st
SUPPORT
2nd
SUPPORT
MAX STOP LOSS GUIDE MAX BUY PRICE % GAIN/
LOSS
$83.00 50 DMA $80.10 $91.41 +3.29%

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#1: NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ – NEO)

SYM LAST ADDED TO WATCH LIST BREAKOUT
PRICE
BREAK
OUT
DATE
NEO $25.78 7/18/19 $24.94 8/1/19

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1st
SUPPORT
2nd
SUPPORT
MAX STOP LOSS GUIDE MAX BUY PRICE % GAIN/
LOSS
$25.00 50 DMA $22.94 $26.19 +3.37%

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WATCHLIST UPDATE:

I continue to run stock screens on a daily basis searching for high-ranked leaders, with solid fundamentals that are building bullish technical bases. This week I added 5 new stocks to the weekly watchlist.

There are now 10 stocks that will be watching for a traditional break out to new highs this coming week.

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