Charity: Water Donation and Happy New Year!

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Back on December 1st I announced my Social for Charity effort in which I would donate $1 to Charity: Water for every comment, tweet, Facebook like, or Google+ made on StockTradingToGo during the month of December. This also included new Facebook fans. With December coming to a close, the results are in!

Top 20 Best Performing Stocks of 2011


While 2011 was a roller coaster as far as the overall market is concerned, there were a handful of bright spots. After doing a stock screen at FINVIZ for the top performing stocks year to date (YTD) with volume of atleast 100,000 shares per day, there were a total of 31 stocks that broke the 100% return mark.

December 28th, 2011 Market Analysis with Gold Update

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The US Dollar was up and the market was down on minimal volume. And yup, that's about the extent of today's action. The biggest gainer on my watch list of 125 securities was Bankrate (RATE) with a paltry +0.8% return.

December 27th, 2011 Market Analysis with look at Oil, BWLD, XLP

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A fairly flat day for the market but many are citing the head & shoulders breakout on the Dow Jones as a bullish indicator for the market moving forward. Also a look a Oil, Consumer Staples, and Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) breaking to fresh all-time highs.

Market Analysis with V, ISRG & Happy Holidays!

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As usual there will be no Friday market recap so I wish everyone Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Posting will resume sometime next week, most likely on Tuesday the 27th.