– 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.


On Wednesday, the Dow gained another 115 points, as the Nasdaq closed up 27, while the S&P 500 added 10 and eked out a fresh closing record after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates yet again.


“That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.”
– Robert Louis Stevenson

This morning, stock futures point lower after a Bloomberg report says China has doubts about the prospects for a long-term trade deal with the U.S.

Markets in Europe fell in early trading, while stocks in Asia were mixed.

Earnings season continues with more than 245 companies reporting today. We will hear from names such as APRN, DNKN, EL, KHC, RDSA, SIRI, CI, CELG, TPX, AMT, STOR, BMY, MO, ICE, and W report before the open.

Then PINS, LOCO, FTNT, MELI, LOCO, WU, BLDR and X follow after the close.

Tomorrow we will have the latest U.S. jobs report and a fresh look at a closely-watched manufacturing gauge.



Bought Tuesday’s BreakOut Alert on PRFT? – You likely may have already sold it with a decent one-day profit of ~3% or possibly a modest loss ~1% at worse case. That’s where you Holders are now at as well. Previous PRFT Alert Holders up +22%. Stock closed yesterday -1.1% from Tuesday’s BreakOut Alert price, yet still above 1st SUPPORT at $38.78.

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