Investment Ideas Weekly – Monday May 20, 2013
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(Monday – May 20, 2013)
A weekly forecast and investment ideas covering a range of technical and fundamental analysis securities to assist you in when to buy and when to sell a specific security.
This is informational only and is not meant as a recommendation to buy or sell any security, but a guide to start the research process before making any stock purchase or a sell recommendation.
The information provided is based on timely fundamental, technical analysis or both. Technical analysis can change hour by hour; tick by tick so keep that in mind as to the timeliness of the information especially if you are reading this days or even weeks later.
The market trend as of this past Friday May 17 was strongly bullish you may add to your existing portfolio or make new purchases.
As of Monday morning the market is heading upward though flat, pick your choices wisely this week.
The primary trend is Up over the past five days and the longer two week trend is up as well.
The S&P 500 Index closed the week at 1,667.47, up 2.1%. In spite of weaker than anticipated economic indicators, some indication from Federal Reserve Board that quantitative easing in the form of $85 billion a month in bond purchases may taper off in the next six months, and a truly overbought market, the stock market continued to confound skeptics and bears alike and move up to new highs.
Stocks to consider based on dividend yield
1. AT&T (T) 4.75 %
2. Verizon (VZ) 3.83 %
3. Merck ( MRK) 3.7 %
4. Intel (INTC) 3.68 %
Percent change, 200-day moving average
1. Microsoft ( MSFT) 24.87 %
2. Boeing (BA) 23.42 %
3. Disney (DIS) 20.84 %
4. American Express (AXP) 20.05 %
Stocks going up fast, up at least 15 % in the past 5 days and closed positive today
Tesoro Corp (TSO)
New 52 week High
Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)
Stock of the Day
Provided by Louis Navellier
Nordstrom (JWN) – HOLD
Industry – Multiline Retail
Total grade – C
Fundamental grade – B
Volatility – Conservative
Current Price – $60.41
% Change -0.44 %
Remember – this information is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security, only as an informational tool so do your own research or seek professional advice.
Daniel Iuculano, AAMS CMFC
Accredited Asset Management Specialist
Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor