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Alert HQ signals for Tuesday, March 9, 2010

This post is announcing that Tuesday'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:
  • 13 Swing Signals -- 6 BUY signals and 7 SELL Signals and one Strong BUY.
  • 783 Trend Leaders, all in strong up-trends according to Aroon, MACD and DMI. We have 247 stocks that are new additions to the list and 139 that fell off the previous list.
  • 38 Trend Busters of which 33 are BUY signals and 5 are SELL signals.
  • 162 Gap Signals -- stocks with upside or downside gaps or gaps that have been closed. 53 are bearish gaps and 109 are bullish gaps.
The view from Alert HQ --

Stocks wimped out today when they were on the verge of closing at new highs. If you look at the chart of the Vanguard Total Market VIPERs (VTI), the ETF that I often use to compare to the Alert HQ signals, you will see that after a nice mid-day rally stocks fell back to the previous high from January 19. This looks like the market can't decide whether this is a support level or resistance level.

Our Alert HQ signals continue mostly bullish. The Trend Leaders list continues to grow, Trend Busters continue to show tons of BUY signals, the majority of gaps are the upside. Today though, we do see a note of caution in the fact the Swing Signals list has very few signals and 7 out of 13 are SELL signals.

So stocks will rally until the won't. I suspect we will see some consolidation around current levels before a push to new highs. It's not too late take a look at Alert HQ and pick a few candidates for the continuation of this rally.

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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