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I wrote this little script up last week to find some good performers-
wanted to see if being on a speeding train was worth the excitement
(before everyone jumped off...).
It was!

volume is above 1000000
price is above 10
the 10 day slope of ma(200) is above .15
the 50 day slope of ma(200) is above .15
the 10 day slope of ma(100) is above .15
the 50 day slope of ma(100) is above .15
the 10 day slope of ma(50) is above .15
the 50 day slope of ma(50) is above .15

The following 13 popped out- I already had a few, wish
I had all of them...
All of them beat the averages which I included
for reference (and were not in the top 13!!!)

      Fri 5/2/08  Thu 5/8/08  Return  Averages
qqqq 48.77 48.40 -0.8% -1.4%
dia 130.73 128.24 -1.9%
spy 141.51 139.16 -1.7%

wlt 72.95 84.84 16.3% 6.6%
clf 157.59 182.02 15.5%
eog 127.75 139.79 9.4%
mtl 145.36 157.13 8.1%
uso 93.40 100.66 7.8%
apa 128.81 138.18 7.3%
pot 186.61 199.01 6.6%
agu 82.61 86.36 4.5%
rig 151.92 157.30 3.5%
ma 285.04 293.41 2.9%
cf 134.76 137.47 2.0%
mos 124.63 127.08 2.0%
fslr 276.24 275.80 -0.2%

(Might lower the volume requirement to see what happens.
Will post, if anyone is interested.)

I will watch earnings report dates on these-
as this was a good article
on when to buy and sell top performing stocks.
(Buy 5 days before earnings announcement and sell the day before)
That's probably why fslr declined.
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