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Alert HQ for the week ending April 18, 2008

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

This past week the markets jumped on the basis of good earnings reports from Intel (INTC) and Google (GOOG). Despite awful reports from the financials, investors considered them better than they might have been. The improved sentiment sent stocks to the highest levels they have seen in months.

As a result of all the positive action in last week's market, most of the previous week's Alert HQ stock picks did quite well. This week we see another good group of 17 BUY signals on the alert list. In another sign of positive sentiment, there are no SELL signals this week.

Improvements made to the software this week now provide some important financial indicators for you to use in your analysis when deciding which stock pick may be best for you. We now capture market capitalization, PE ratio, price to sales ratio and the PEG ratio for all stocks. These indicators are, unfortunately, not available for ETFs.

As usual, later this weekend I will be writing another post to describe my analysis of the market statistics the Alert HQ software has generated.

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