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Welcome to the New Year. The main focus of the market for the next month will be 4th quarter earnings reports. Quite often the market softens in the weeks preceding the first earnings announcement given fears that expectations may not be met. Hopefully Corporate America delivers strong earnings and we push to new highs by month's end. If not, then it will set a negative tone for the year.
Here are some commentaries to start off the new year in style:
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Today's Top Stories: Monday- January 04, 2010
ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS
- Aggressive Growth - Bristow Group (BRS) shares broke through a key level of resistance. The stock has a great upward tread going right now and valuations remain cheap. Also, 2 analysts reaffirmed their projections for this year and next year, in the past couple weeks. Read More...
Growth & Income - TESSCO Technologies Inc. (TESS) has outpaced the market with a 5% advance since it was last featured as a Growth and Income pick in late November. Analysts polled by Zacks continue to be bullish on earnings. For the fiscal year ending March 2010, the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.58 is up 20% over the past 90 days. Read More...
Momentum - Apple Corporation (AAPL) stock continues to be on fire as it hit all-time highs of $213.35 to end 2009. The stock is soaring on optimism over the holiday season and rumors about a possible new product announcement at a conference in late January. Read More...
Value - United Online, Inc. (UNTD) third quarter results that surprised on the Zacks Consensus by 2 cents. Earnings per share were 25 cents compared to the Zacks Consensus of 23 cents. The 2009 Zacks Consensus Estimate climbed 4 cents to $1.10 in the last 60 days. Read More...
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