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Buy in May: 3 Drivers for New Highs

The recent market action is giving us an eerie case of déjà vu of what we saw just one month ago. That being neutral to positive readings for the S&P 500 all the while small caps, growth and tech stocks are getting their clocks cleaned.

Some believe this is a sign to heed the old adage: "Sell in May and go away".

Others, like our market timing specialist Kevin Cook, sense an alternative and more profitable route. Get the rest of the story in his latest article:

Buy in May: 3 Drivers for New Highs

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Bull & Bear of the Day

Zacks Rank #1

Exterran Holdings (EXH)

Nine of the last ten quarters this energy company has beat earnings.

 

Zacks Rank #5

Bank of America (BAC)

Severe weather took a bite out of this furniture retailer's first quarter sales.


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Video Reports

Top Momentum Stocks for May 7, 2014 (IQNT) (EXH)

Momentum Stock Strategist David Bartosiak discusses two stock ideas to look at during this market pullback.

MLP ETNs for Growth and Income

In addition to attractive yields, MLPs have solid growth potential (AMJ, MLPI).

Roundtable Top Picks for the Week of May 5th

Ideas for Agriculture, Electric Utilities and Oil Drillers. Opportunities covered include PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund (DBA), Campanhia Energetica De Mina(CIG) and Helmerich & Payne (HP).

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Recent Earnings Winners

Company Symbol Reported Surprise %Price Chg
GLOBAL CASH ACCESS HLDGS INC GCA May 7 +0.19% +21.41%
STRAYER EDUCATION INC STRA May 7 +1.40% +21.05%
AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES GROUP INC ATSG May 7 +0.10% +20.76%
NORSAT INTL INC NSATF May 7 +0.04% +14.86%
PEGASYSTEMS INC PEGA May 7 +0.17% +13.40%

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Best Earnings ESP Stocks  

Company Symbol Consensus
Est.
Most
Accurate Est.
Reports Zacks Rank ESP
UNIT CORP UNT 1.11 1.14 May 8 1 +2.70
MAGNA INTL A-TS T.MG 1.97 2.04 May 9 1 +3.55
MALLINCKRODT PL MNK 0.79 0.84 May 8 1 +6.33
BIOTELEMETRY BEAT 0.01 0.02 May 7 1 +100.00
RSP PERMIAN INC RSPP 0.18 0.20 May 13 1 +11.11
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