– 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.



After a decent up day yesterday where the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq closed up +0.3% while the S&P 500 edged up +0.1%, futures are higher this morning.


“All I can control is myself and just keep having a positive attitude.”
– Rose Namajunas

European markets opened mixed. Stocks in the United Kingdom and Spain were lower, while markets in Germany, France and Italy posted gains.

Stocks in Asia closed mostly higher.

Morgan Stanley (MS) will release earnings before the open. E*TRADE (ETFC), Las Vegas Sands (LVS) and Pier 1 Imports (PIR) will follow after the close.

Chipmaker Qualcomm (QCOM) closed +23% higher on Tuesday, after it announced it reached a settlement and license agreement with Apple (AAPL) over patents.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration will publish a report on crude inventories at 10:30 a.m. ET.

The governors of the Bank of England and the Bank of France are set to speak in Paris at 9:00 a.m. ET.


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UPDATE: Paylocity Holding Corp. (PCTY – Nasdaq)

Was first added to our watch list early Monday morning.

Also, included in the weekend’s Sunday Stock Report.

Shares broke out yesterday morning and cleared our posted TRIGGER PRICE of $91.71.

The volume on the breakout was running well above +100% or more than twice the normal rate.

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

The afternoon’s sharp pullback from the intra-day highs is a serious concern.

I am going to put our 1st SUPPORT at the previous highs and the coinciding round-$90.

Our 2nd SUPPORT is at the rising 50-day moving average, currently at $85.79.

I ran my routine stock screens this morning and added 2 new stocks to our watch lists.

There are now a total of 18 stocks on our watch lists. – see here.


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