– 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.

7:30 AM – MORNING MARKET UPDATE & WATCH LIST

All three of the major averages closed sharply lower yesterday on higher volume. The Dow plunged -494 points, as the Nasdaq lost -123, while the S&P fell -53. All three indexes are now well below their 50-day moving averages.


QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.”
– Joel Osteen


A surprisingly weak report on U.S. manufacturing from the Institute for Supply Management was followed Wednesday by disappointing private employment numbers for September from payroll firm ADP. This has pushed the S&P 500 down -3% in two days.

The United States said it plans to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European exports starting October 18th. Should the tariffs be enacted, as seems likely, Europe will retaliate.

Also, tensions in Hong Kong keep rising as pro-democracy protests continue, and Brexit remains a mess even as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for a deal before October 31st.

Let’s not forget, the US impeachment inquiry against PresidentTrump.

The market’s current uptrend is clearly under pressure with a distribution day count at 7 on S&P 500 and 6 on Nasdaq.

For notable earings today we have, Constellation Brands and PepsiCo reporting before the open. Costco will follow after the close.

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BREAKOUT UPDATE: 

Our latest BreakOut Alert continues holding onto is gains in a brutal marketplace.

#1 Brookfield Renewable Partners (NYSE – BEP)

Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. is a publicly-traded limited partnership that owns and operates renewable power assets, with corporate headquarters in Toronto, Canada. It is 61% owned by Brookfield Asset Management.

SYM LAST ADDED TO WATCH LIST BREAK
OUT
PRICE

BREAK
OUT
DATE
BEP $40.86 9/19 $38.04 9/23

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

MAX BUY PRICE 1st SUPPORT 2nd SUPPORT MAX STOP LOSS GUIDE %
GAIN/
LOSS
$39.94 $38.00 50 DMA $35.00 +7.41%

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