– 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

Stocks were largely generally on Tuesday, but the Nasdaq Composite was dragged down by the drop in shares of Google parent Alphabet. The Dow Jones closed down -19 points, while the S&P 500 slipped -2.5 points, and the Nasdaq gave up -49 points.


QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“You don’t know what you can get away with until you try.”
– Colin Powell


The S&P 500 remains near its all-time high as third-quarter earnings season remains in full swing. Along with key names such as AAPL, FB, YUM, SBUX, LYFT, MGM, RCL, CME, TREE, and GE, we have nearly 300 companies report earnings today.

The Federal Reserve will update monetary policy at the conclusion of its October meeting today. Policy makers are widely, but not universally, expected to lower the fed-funds rate by a quarter-point, the third cut this year.

Markets in Europe opened mostly lower. Stocks in Asia also stuttered.

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BREAKOUT UPDATE: 

We had another BreakOut Alert yesterday as PRFT blasted through its TRIGGER PRICE of $39.84 with a +288% increase in volume.

Shares closed the breakout session +3.4% above our TRIGGER PRICE.

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WATCHLIST UPDATE:

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