by Sabrient - September 17th, 2010 12:47 pm
Signals generated at end-of-day 9/16/2010 for the open on Friday, September 17, 2010:
Enter long: AFL
Enter long: ESL
Enter long: FRX
Enter long: GCI
Enter long: MDU
Enter long: NEU
Enter long: OXM
Enter long: RKT
Enter long: RPM
No long exit signals today
No short entry signals today
No short exit (cover) signals today
Open trade summary:
Long WTI since 9/16/2010, profit: $ -21
Long TCAP since 9/16/2010, profit: $ -141
Long CSGS since 9/16/2010, profit: $ 34
Long LNC since 9/15/2010, profit: $ -283
Long IPHS since 9/15/2010, profit: $ 170
Long ALTE since 9/15/2010, profit: $ -68
Short FIS since 8/23/2010, profit: $ -374
End of report for Thursday, September 16, 2010
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by ilene - September 16th, 2010 2:35 pm
Heard it from a friend who, heard it from a friend who
Heard it from another you been messin’ around
They’re talkin’ about you and it’s bringin’ me down
But I know the neighborhood
And talk is cheap when the story is good
And the tales grow taller on down the line
But I’m telling you, babe, that I don’t think it’s true, babe
And even if it is keep this in mind
That was fast. We’re going to smile and take it on the run, for another 9% in 3 days on our HUSA short.
BUY TO COVER HUSA short at the market, Thursday, September 16, 2010.
And to quote the Terminator “I’ll be back.”
by Sabrient - September 13th, 2010 8:32 pm
Courtesy of David Brown, Chief Market Strategist
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