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Jan 8, 2007 - Issue #040
Dow score card for the week ending 1/5/07.
DJ-30: 12398.01 -65.14 -0.52%. In the Real World: 51.59 -0.27 -0.52%.
UP: 13 (-10), Down: 17 (+10).
Trends (weekly): This is the subjective part.
Rising 14 (-1):
BA, C, +*GE, HON, HPQ, IBM, JPM, KO, MCD, MO, T, VZ, +*WMT, XOM.
Consolidating 13 (+3):
AIG, AXP, DD, -*DIS, GM, HD, +*INTC, JNJ, MRK, -*MSFT, +*PFE, -*PG, UTX.
Declining 3 (-2):
AA, CAT, MMM.
+/- denotes change of direction.
* denotes change of category.
So Much for Bipartisanship!
You didn't think they really meant it, did you? Looks like it's going to be business as
usual. No surprises there.
From the weekly charts you wouldn't notice much change but the daily charts are another
matter altogether. If Friday's action is a forewarning, storm clouds are here.
In The Little Book That Beats the Market, the "magic formula" is flexible enough
to allow for experienced traders to be able to select a fewer number of issues to work
I see no reason not to utilize chart analysis in choosing those stocks, do you? And, while
about it, to take advantage of any attractive options that may be available.
With that in mind, take a look at OPMR.
If the stock represents a quality company trading at a currently depressed price with an
interesting looking chart and options available, it might be an attractive acquisition,
Comments? Ideas? Feedback? Let me have it, right between the eyes! I'd love to hear from you. Just reply to this zine and tell me what you think!