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Alert HQ signals for Thursday, Jan 28, 2010

This post is announcing that Thursday's Swing Signals, Trend Leaders, Trend Busters and Gap Signals are now available at Alert HQ. All are based on daily data.

Today we have the following:
  • 59 Swing Signals -- 53 BUY signals and 5 SELL Signals plus one Strong BUY.
  • 137 Trend Leaders, all in strong up-trends according to Aroon, MACD and DMI. We have 55 stocks that are new additions to the list and 71 that fell off the previous list.
  • 82 Trend Busters of which 8 are BUY signals and 74 are SELL signals.
  • 155 Gap Signals -- stocks with upside or downside gaps or gaps that have been closed. 72 are bearish gaps and 83 are bullish gaps.
The view from Alert HQ --

Well, it looked like stocks were consolidating but major averages took another step down today. Accordingly, Alert HQ is swimming in SELL signals and the Trend Leaders list shrinks even further.

Once again, as we saw on Tuesday, the Swing Trading Signals are showing a real divergence from the rest of our signals. The Swing Signals is a good-sized list today and the overwhelming majority are BUY signals. There's even a Strong BUY in the mix.

Ordinarily, I would be looking for the market to turn up when the Swing Signals are in rally mode. lately, however, it seems the market goes down on good news, bad news or mixed news. That makes it hard to go out on a limb and declare a rally is in the offing. Nevertheless, the Swing Signals show that there are always some stocks bucking the trend. Check them out if you're willing to swim against the tide.

Using our signals --

If you're a momentum trader, the Trend Leaders list is a good place to go shopping. If you practice technical analysis, check out the Trend Busters. And if you are a short-term trader or even a day trader, our Swing Signals or Gap Signals may provide some good trading ideas.


Found a few stock picks you are interested in? If you are looking to refine your entry and exit points, you should take a look at what our friends at Hottinger's E-Zone Signals have to offer.

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