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This is Getting Too Easy

Positive Retail Sales numbers on Monday just provided more ammo for the Bulls. And the Wall Street Journal's panel of economists predicted +2.4% growth for the US in the back half of the year (better than the 2% over of the last couple years).

The reasons to be bullish greatly outnumber the reasons to be bearish. Granted, any individual day, week or month may be in the minus column. Yet it?s hard to deny the positive trend going forward.

Stay long!

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Bull & Bear of the Day

Zacks Rank #1 Strong Buy

Nationstar (NSM)

With an excellent earnings report and improved guidance, estimates for this mortgage services company have been soaring, sending the stock to a Zacks rank #1 (Strong Buy).


Zacks Rank #5 Strong Sell

Monster Beverage (MNST)

Health risk concerns related to energy drinks have resulted in a scary outlook for this stock.

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Roundtable Top Picks for the Week of May 13th

Ideas for Home Furnishings, Retail Entertainment and Media. Stocks covered include Conn's Inc. (CONN), Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) and Walt Disney Co. (DIS).

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