Recent Winners


+180%
PLX
Alert Price: $0.36
High Price: $1.01
Results: 180% in 40 Days
+157%
OREX
Alert Price: $1.81
High Price: $4.65
Results: 157% in 36 Days
+87%
ARIA
Alert Price: $12.72
High Price: $23.75
Results: 87% in 20 Days
+58%
XGTI
Alert Price: $1.47
High Price: $2.32
Results: 58% in 29 Days
+36%
CYNO
Alert Price: $48.25
High Price: $65.90
Results: 36% in 28 Days
+32%
EBS
Alert Price: $27.22
High Price: $35.88
Results: 32% in 6 Days
+27%
ICHR
Alert Price: $13.40
High Price: $17.04
Results: 27% in 22 Days
+23%
CNAT
Alert Price: $4.43
High Price: $5.45
Results: 23% in 3 Days
+23%
PEIX
Alert Price: $8.30
High Price: $10.25
Results: 23% in 12 Days
+21%
KATE
Alert Price: $15.40
High Price: $18.67
Results: 21% in 11 Days
+20%
REPH
Alert Price: $6.89
High Price: $8.25
Results: 20% in 11 Days
+20%
SN
Alert Price: $11.24
High Price: $13.46
Results: 20% in 15 Days
+16%
CX
Alert Price: $7.97
High Price: $9.30
Results: 16% in 10 Days
+16%
ACAD
Alert Price: $32.03
High Price: $37.09
Results: 16% in 26 Days
+15%
PVG
Alert Price: $7.17
High Price: $8.24
Results: 15% in 6 Days
+12%
OCLR
Alert Price: $8.49
High Price: $9.55
Results: 12% in 7 Days
+12%
ACET
Alert Price: $19.50
High Price: $21.93
Results: 12% in 26 Days
+12%
COW
Alert Price: $20.00
High Price: $22.42
Results: 12% in 26 Days
+11%
PLKI
Alert Price: $70.82
High Price: $79
Results: 11% in 5 Days
+10%
HWKN
Alert Price: $48.15
High Price: $52.90
Results: 10% in 14 Days
+9%
LLY
Alert Price: $67.61
High Price: $73.56
Results: 9% in 12 Days

Past results are not indicative of future profits. This table is accurate, though not every trade is represented.

biotech

Top Catalysts For The Week Ending February 24 2017


Exact Sciences = Roth Capital raised to Buy from Neutral and set a price target of $26

Applied Optoelectronics = Announced the immediate availability of 100G QSFP28 10km transceivers based on the 4WDM-10 MSA specification

Mobileye = RBC reiterates bullish rating and sets a price target of $57

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals = Positive updates on clinical BP-004 study

Raytheon = gets AED1.29 billion defense deal with UAE Armed Forces

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Don’t Double Down On Wrong Prediction, Just Move On

Whether we are talking about individual stocks, the stock market, or the economy, when you’re wrong just admit it and then move on. The goal is to make money, not to be right 100% of the time so you can stroke your ego.

AM TV and Peter Schiff predicted that the Federal Reserve could not (Read More….)

Frictional Unemployment and The Employment Situation Report

As traders, we track the monthly Employment Situation report closely. The market often does a short-term move on the first Friday of every month when the Employment Situation report for the previous month is released. Do you understand what the Employment report is showing? I bet many traders do not. As traders, we have to (Read More….)

Stock Market Forecast For Week of October 24 2016

For the week the S&P 500 added 0.4%, the DJIA was flat, and the Nasdaq gained 0.8%.

It’s starting to look like the stock market is not going to crash this year. Back in July, I said I thought the market was going to crash and that the greatest probability of that crash was during (Read More….)

Here Comes Inflation FINALLY! Traders Focus On Earnings

We have enough data to say that inflation is finally trending higher.

In case you are wondering why inflation moving higher is important, please review this.

The less volatile sticky CPI confirms the uptrend.

ObamaCare has exploded the cost of medical care higher.

Medical care commodities, which are prescription and (Read More….)

The Aggregate Supply-Aggregate Demand Model

Looking at the aggregate supply (AS), aggregate demand (AD) model, we can see where the US economy is currently at in the economic cycle. It is critical that traders and investors understand where we are at in the business cycle so as to be in on the right side of the trade. Timing Bull/Bear cycles (Read More….)

Low Interest Rates Making All The Difference

Falling profit margins typically precede a recession. Last week, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released the latest profit margin numbers that clearly point to an oncoming recession.

Notice how the last two recessions (shaded areas) came within six months of a -20% change from a year ago (red line). The only thing that is (Read More….)

US Government All In On Consumer Growing Stronger

The U.S. government is pulling out all the stops on the idea that consumers are strengthening, and that GDP will surge higher in the second half of 2016.

Below is the latest Real Personal Consumption Expenditures released on Monday.

Personal income also continues to grow…

Growing real personal consumption and income (Read More….)

Real GDP Per Capita Shows Rocky and Unstable US Economy

The real GDP per capita shows just how rocky and unstable the U.S. economy continues to be since the Great Recession.

Most stock traders know what real GDP per capita is, but let’s quickly review for anyone who doesn’t.

GDP is the market value of all finished goods and services, produced within a country (Read More….)

Deadly Parasitic Derivative Collapse Spreading Through Global Markets

Deutsche Bank may be on the verge of collapse. Last week Deutsche Bank reported Q2 2016 earnings of 20 million euros which is a 98% drop in earnings year-over-year.

In 2015, Deutsche Bank announced its first full year of loss since the 2008 recession.

Deutsche Bank’s stock is down -60% over the last year (Read More….)

US Yield Curve Shocker: 60% Chance of Recession In 12 Months

The yield curve continues to flatten at an alarming rate. The spread between the two years and the 30-year bond is the lowest since 2008.

In a note to clients, Deutsche Bank writes…

Since the UK referendum the US yield curve has flattened to new post-crisis lows… This relentless flattening of the curve is (Read More….)

Another China Stock Market Crash May Be Coming

China’s manufacturing sector continues to contract. The Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI for June came in at 48.6. For the last three months in a row, China’s PMI has come in below 50.

Chinese corporate bond market defaults are on the rise. So far in 2016, 34 defaults are on the record books totaling (Read More….)

Pending Home Sales Fall the Most Since May 2010

Pending home sales have fallen the most since May 2010. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is spinning this as potential buyers are being thwarted by a shortage of affordable homes because sales are so good.

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, writes…

With demand holding firm this spring and homes selling even faster than (Read More….)

First Time Since Recession Private Investment No Longer Growing

Gross private domestic investment is no longer growing. The last time that happened was in 2009 during the Great Recession.

Gross private domestic investment (GPDI) is the amount of money that local businesses invest within their country. It includes replacement purchases plus net additions to capital assets plus investments in inventories. These expenditures account (Read More….)

US Banking Collapse Of Confidence As Earnings Fall

As earnings fall across the banking sector, and SEC criminal charges rise, new signs are emerging of a US banking collapse that may be already underway.

One of the most shocking facts about Brexit was the massive panic selling in US banks. The average decline for the country’s six biggest banks was -7.59%. Apparently, banks (Read More….)

Stock Market Crash Coming Japan Warns

As goes Japan, so goes the S&P 500. History shows that the Japanese Nikkei 225 is an excellent predictor of a stock market crash in the US.

The red line is the Japanese Nikkei 225 index, and the blue line is the S&P 500 index. In 2000 and 2008, Japanese stocks turned down and (Read More….)

Jaw Dropping Chart Shows Severe Economic Contraction In 2016

This chart might be one of the scariest you will see this week. It gives a bleak picture of what is going on inside corporate America.

The number of companies increasing dividends per share has dropped by the most since right before the Great Recession.

Andrew Birstingl, Research Analyst for FactSet.com writes…

But while (Read More….)

Stock Markets Crash Around The World, Are We Next?

Stock markets around the world have crashed over the last year. All the world’s largest economies have had a stock market crash. These market crashes collectively represent trillions of dollars lost by investors over the previous 12 months. The shocking charts you are about to see are clear evidence that another global financial crisis has (Read More….)

Motor Vehicle Sales Go Negative First Time Since September 2007

The motor vehicles and parts component of the Industrial Production report has gone negative for the first time since September 2007, right before the start of the Great Recession.

The mainstream financial media is strangely quiet about the chart above.

The economic slowdown is clearly turning into something much more serious: an outright recession. (Read More….)

Massive Layoffs In Retail Sector Bad News For Economy

Ralph Lauren was the latest big brand name consumer company to announce layoffs, saying on Tuesday that it was looking to cut about 1,200 jobs or 8% of its full-time work force.

Macy’s announced in January of 2016 that it would cut over 4,000 jobs and close 36 stores because of a poor (Read More….)

George Soros Bets On Coming Stock Market Crash

George Soros has come out of retirement to personally oversee big bearish bets against the market including bearish derivatives and huge positions in gold and gold mining stocks.

The spooky thing is that the last time Soros did this was in 2007, right before the last recession.

George Soros is a big supporter (Read More….)

Trader Alert Drop In Temp Workers Shows Recession Coming

The fallout from the last Employment Situation report continues with a new shocking revelation: temporary jobs are continuing to drop.

You can think of the relationship between the temporary jobs market and the permanent jobs market like the relationship between the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500. The temporary jobs market is like (Read More….)

Earnings Fall the Most Since Right Before Market Crash of 2008-2009

Earnings are the amount of profit that a company produces during a quarter. Earnings are the most important catalyst that drives stock price.

Folks, earnings are crashing. That’s a huge red warning flag waving right in front of investors faces but many are choosing to stick their heads in the sand.

This chart shows earnings (Read More….)