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Alert HQ for the week ending Feb 29, 2008

This post is to announce that the latest list of stock alerts is up and available at Alert HQ.

It was an awful week on Wall Street with a big sell-off on Friday. As can be expected, this made it difficult for last week's alerts to hang on to profits and it also made it difficult to unearth good BUY signals for this week's alerts. This week our list contains only 10 BUY signals, one less than last week.

To my great surprise, this week we have absolutely no SELL signals at all. With the downdraft in the market I had expected to see a hefty list of SELL signals. In digging through the data, however, it appears that many of the stocks currently in the SELL zone, and there are plenty of them out there, generated the initial SELL signal weeks or months ago. Many other stocks are stuck in consolidation patterns with no clear trend apparent.

Later this weekend I will be writing another post to describe my analysis of the market statistics the Alert HQ software has generated and to discuss the performance of some of the picks from past weeks.

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