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Boom & Bust
9:16:49 PM| 12/30/2017
By Jim Brown | Some companies cannot maintain a trend and continually cycle between boom and bust.

Big Day Ahead
8:12:33 PM| 12/28/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow is poised to end 2017 at a record high.

Dip Buy
8:03:13 PM| 12/27/2017
By Jim Brown | Citron Research Strikes Again

Wait for the Shot
9:35:06 PM| 12/26/2017
By Jim Brown | Market participants are watching carefully for the starter's gun.

Positive Response
11:37:40 PM| 12/23/2017
By Jim Brown | Drug makers are always looking for positive responses in their drug trials.

Take the Day Off
8:30:53 PM| 12/21/2017
By Jim Brown | On Friday, the market will be open but nobody will be trading.

Missing Santa
7:35:48 PM| 12/20/2017
By Jim Brown | The market is about to issue a BOLO for the missing Santa Rally.

Waiting for an Opportunity
10:42:18 PM| 12/19/2017
By Jim Brown | There is a buying opportunity in our future.

Premier Cloud Supplier
9:37:30 PM| 12/18/2017
By Jim Brown | AI, Neural Networks, big data, all are buzzwords for computing today and they all require storage.

Speech Recognition
9:37:57 PM| 12/16/2017
By Jim Brown | Alexa and Siri may be getting better at speech recognition but another company has been doing it for two decades.

Volatility Ahead
9:02:11 PM| 12/14/2017
By Jim Brown | Today may have been a sample of what the next five days will look like.

Retail Rebirth
9:28:01 PM| 12/13/2017
By Jim Brown | Some retailers actually recover after being left for dead.

Patience Creates Profits
10:04:03 PM| 12/12/2017
By Jim Brown | The Russell has been down for three days and futures are negative again.

Tough Market
10:03:35 PM| 12/11/2017
By Jim Brown | For a market that is closing at record highs it is becoming very difficult to find small cap plays.

Truck On
11:46:24 PM| 12/9/2017
By Jim Brown | Transportation stock are hot after a month long decline in October.

Russell Resistance
8:06:59 PM| 12/7/2017
By Jim Brown | The small cap Russell 2000 stalled exactly at resistance on Thursday.

Hot Housing Market
9:25:14 PM| 12/6/2017
By Jim Brown | Housing prices continue to rise and mortgages are easier to get.

Russell Testing Support
10:18:39 PM| 12/5/2017
By Jim Brown | The small cap index rolled over and is testing support at 1,512.

Amazon Target
10:15:00 PM| 12/4/2017
By Jim Brown | Amazon is on the prowl and this company could be its next target.

Back from the Dead
8:09:07 PM| 12/2/2017
By Jim Brown | This company crashed in August, spent three months in the penalty box but now at a new high.

Friday Deadline
8:07:20 PM| 11/30/2017
By Jim Brown | The Senate suffered a setback on their plans to vote on the tax bill.

Looking for Direction
7:44:23 PM| 11/29/2017
By Jim Brown | The Nasdaq 100 lost -111 and the Dow gained +103.

Russell Rally
10:14:32 PM| 11/28/2017
By Jim Brown | The Russell 2000 gained 1.52% today and every bit came after 2:PM

New Market Entrant
9:38:40 PM| 11/27/2017
By Jim Brown | This company only has 4% market share but growing very rapidly.

Acquisition Binge
11:20:50 PM| 11/25/2017
By Jim Brown | This small cap company just keeps acquiring businesses and customers at a discount.

Go Shopping on Friday
8:44:53 PM| 11/22/2017
By Jim Brown | Market volume will be minimal on Friday because everyone will be at the mall or still at grandma's house.

Bearish Capitulation in Progress
10:08:16 PM| 11/21/2017
By Jim Brown | While the bulls are giving thanks for their unexpected good fortune, the bears have been banished to the woods.

Retail Exception
7:59:11 PM| 11/20/2017
By Jim Brown | Some retailers have escaped the Amazon curse.

Post Earnings Depression Over
10:41:56 PM| 11/18/2017
By Jim Brown | This stock has spent its time in the earnings penalty box and is moving higher.

Negative Catalysts Ahead
10:29:31 PM| 11/16/2017
By Jim Brown | The market is facing a strong potential for negative catalysts.

Good Relative Strength
9:42:47 PM| 11/15/2017
By Jim Brown | In a very weak market this stock showed good relative strength.

New Closing Low
11:02:00 PM| 11/14/2017
By Jim Brown | The Russell 2000 closed at a multi-week low on Tuesday.

Small Caps Struggling
8:39:20 PM| 11/13/2017
By Jim Brown | Small cap stocks are the weakest sector and could damage market sentiment.

Wireless Charging
11:01:56 PM| 11/11/2017
By Jim Brown | Rapid battery decline is one of the biggest problems with smart phones and tablets.

Futures Weak
9:23:09 PM| 11/9/2017
By Jim Brown | We saw a major intraday rebound but the overnight futures are weak.

REIT Rally
7:31:00 PM| 11/8/2017
By Jim Brown | This REIT has more going for it than simply real estate.

Post Earnings Rebound
3:49:37 PM| 11/7/2017
By Jim Brown | The sharp post earnings drop has been erased by an equal rebound.

Death by 1,000 Closures
9:52:33 PM| 11/6/2017
By Jim Brown | This retailer is slowly dying for reasons not their fault.

Reload this Tech Company
10:51:04 PM| 11/4/2017
By Jim Brown | Sometimes analysts are wrong and there is a lot to like about this company's future.

High Volatility
11:08:05 PM| 11/2/2017
By Jim Brown | It is not showing up in the VIX but the market is becoming increasingly volatile.

Slip Sliding Away
8:44:09 PM| 11/1/2017
By Jim Brown | Wednesday may have been a top for the market.

Postponed Event
9:59:50 PM| 10/31/2017
By Jim Brown | The release of the details on the tax proposal has been postponed until Thursday.

Creating Value
9:36:57 PM| 10/30/2017
By Jim Brown | This company creates value out of raw commodities, one part at a time.

Super Value
9:13:54 PM| 10/28/2017
By Jim Brown | The worst may be over for this wholesaler as earnings surge along with revenue.

Friday Risk
9:05:36 PM| 10/26/2017
By Jim Brown | After a heavy week of big cap earnings, Friday could see a fading of enthusiasm.

No Luck
8:11:45 PM| 10/25/2017
By Jim Brown | The combination of a weak market and the earnings cycle is working against us.

Betting Against the House
9:31:49 PM| 10/24/2017
By Jim Brown | The house always has better odds and the odds are building for some profit taking.

Candidate for Recovery
8:19:55 PM| 10/23/2017
By Jim Brown | Inventory problems have been corrected and the future is improving.

Takeover Candidate
10:17:51 PM| 10/21/2017
By Jim Brown | Rumors have been swirling for months and the time may be getting close.

Russell Risk
7:24:05 PM| 10/19/2017
By Jim Brown | The Russell has spent three days under support at 1,500 but managed to rebound back over that level.

Increasing Competition
7:11:04 PM| 10/18/2017
By Jim Brown | This missed on revenue and company cut guidance because of increasing competition.

Russell Warning
9:53:15 PM| 10/17/2017
By Jim Brown | The breakdown below 1,500 on the Russell could be a warning of weakness ahead.

Follow the Money
9:34:47 PM| 10/16/2017
By Jim Brown | A major shareholder in this company just bought another $1 million in stock.

Retail Hell
10:29:47 PM| 10/14/2017
By Jim Brown | Any brick and mortar retailer competing against Amazon is in a world of trouble.

Event Risk Ahead
9:00:21 PM| 10/12/2017
By Jim Brown | Suddenly bank earnings are more dangerous than North Korean missiles.

Sun Going Down
8:00:29 PM| 10/11/2017
By Jim Brown | The sun is going down on this company and it will be painful.

Teetering on the Brink
10:45:28 PM| 10/10/2017
By Jim Brown | The Russell 2000 posted a minor gain today but is still overextended.

Volume Alert
8:13:59 PM| 10/9/2017
By Jim Brown | Massive option volume on this semiconductor stock suggests higher highs.

10:05:14 PM| 10/7/2017
By Jim Brown | Even companies with a good business model are becoming road kill from the Amazon/Alibaba convoy.

Russell Struggling
9:14:36 PM| 10/5/2017
By Jim Brown | After a 162-point rally in 33 trading days, the Russell is struggling.

Robot Workforce?
8:36:11 PM| 10/4/2017
By Jim Brown | Analysts keep telling us humans will be out of work by 2025.

Small Cap Swoon?
10:46:27 PM| 10/3/2017
By Jim Brown | There is no guarantee but the small cap sector is due for a rest.

Big Cap, Small Price
8:23:28 PM| 10/2/2017
By Jim Brown | Big cap stocks can have small share prices along with big goals.

10:35:47 PM| 9/30/2017
By Jim Brown | This old company is becoming new and expanding in a weak sector.

Hurricane Shopping
8:23:54 PM| 9/28/2017
By Jim Brown | This company expects sales to decline in the short term but rally in the months ahead.

Hurricane Impact
8:55:15 PM| 9/27/2017
By Jim Brown | Some companies benefit from disasters but others are severely impacted.

Dead End Research
10:34:33 PM| 9/26/2017
By Jim Brown | You know there is a golden nugget out there but where?

Patiently Waiting
9:16:03 PM| 9/25/2017
By Jim Brown | There is a buying opportunity in our future if we are patient.

Playing with the Big Dog
11:22:34 PM| 9/23/2017
By Jim Brown | You have to be careful when you run with the big dog or you might get eaten.

Geopolitical Risk
9:40:32 PM| 9/21/2017
By Jim Brown | North Korea returned to the headlines on Thursday evening.

Vaccine News
6:55:58 PM| 9/20/2017
By Jim Brown | You can either pay a lot to treat an illness or be vaccinated.

Which Way Are We Going?
8:52:23 PM| 9/19/2017
By Jim Brown | Traders appear to be unsure of market direction and volume is low.

Volatility Fading Fast
8:29:15 PM| 9/18/2017
By Jim Brown | Time to restart our long-term volatility position.

New Lows Ahead
10:48:44 PM| 9/16/2017
By Jim Brown | Sharply lowered guidance and product mix warnings from the CEO.

A Week Late
6:32:01 PM| 9/14/2017
By Jim Brown | North Korea was expected to launch a missile last Saturday. It came today.

Time to go Shopping
6:58:13 PM| 9/13/2017
By Jim Brown | Brick and mortar retailers are losing share to online shopping sites.

Play it Again Sam
10:37:15 PM| 9/12/2017
By Jim Brown | This company is not a small cap stock but the price may get there soon.

Not a Small Cap
7:52:47 PM| 9/11/2017
By Jim Brown | This company is not a small cap stock but the price may get there soon.

Double Digit Earnings Growth
11:00:59 PM| 9/9/2017
By Jim Brown | Very few companies offer strong double-digit earnings growth.

Futures Falling
8:47:53 PM| 9/7/2017
By Jim Brown | Multiple events are causing the S&P futures to decline in overnight trading.

Risk Avoidance
6:51:30 PM| 9/6/2017
By Jim Brown | Failure to avoid risk can be detrimental to your financial health.

Patience Please
9:22:45 PM| 9/5/2017
By Jim Brown | Rushing into volatile situations is rarely conducive to a positive outcome.

Record Quarter Ahead
11:01:54 PM| 9/2/2017
By Jim Brown | Analysts have it wrong and this company is excited about its growth.

Holiday Event Risk
7:35:57 PM| 8/31/2017
By Jim Brown | After the three-day rally and everything that is happening globally there is event risk.

Beat and Beat
8:50:01 PM| 8/30/2017
By Jim Brown | This chip company beat on earnings and revenue and metrics are improving rapidly.

Cautionary Day
9:51:38 PM| 8/29/2017
By Jim Brown | Headlines have become the daily market driver.

Look Out Below
6:53:31 PM| 8/28/2017
By Jim Brown | The Japanese government warned citizens to take cover as a North Korean missile flew over Japan.

Cyber Attacks Rising
9:49:34 PM| 8/26/2017
By Jim Brown | This may be a holiday week but cyber criminals will still be working.

Take the Day Off
8:20:32 PM| 8/24/2017
By Jim Brown | Take Friday off and give yourself a three-day weekend.

No Changes
7:26:06 PM| 8/23/2017
By Jim Brown | The bearish trend returned as hopes for tax reform faded once again.

Fighting the Calendar
9:12:45 PM| 8/22/2017
By Jim Brown | The next six weeks are the most dangerous period for the entire year.

Heading for Single Digits
8:28:58 PM| 8/21/2017
By Jim Brown | The communications space is increasing dominated by the big caps leaving no room for anyone else.

Bad to Worse
10:55:30 PM| 8/19/2017
By Jim Brown | These retailers continue to decline as a group as comp sales crash.

Trend Change?
7:53:57 PM| 8/17/2017
By Jim Brown | We will not know for several days if the trend has changed but the outlook today is bearish.

Did Something Change Today?
8:15:18 PM| 8/16/2017
By Jim Brown | The unprecedented political events today could have a material impact on market direction.

Coin Toss
10:45:04 PM| 8/15/2017
By Jim Brown | Picking a market direction today would be a coin toss.

New Contracts Daily
9:22:59 PM| 8/14/2017
By Jim Brown | This defense company is reporting new contract awards almost daily.

Strong Bullish Guidance
11:36:00 PM| 8/12/2017
By Jim Brown | Not many companies are increasing current quarter guidance by 65%.

Geopolitical Tensions
8:55:39 PM| 8/10/2017
By Jim Brown | Will the verbal war turn into a military conflict?

Milk Demand Falling
9:10:07 PM| 8/9/2017
By Jim Brown | The constant negativity about the harmful effects of milk is taking its toll.

Don't Play in Traffic
11:17:11 PM| 8/8/2017
By Jim Brown | Investors should not jump into a high volatility event.

Losing Market Share
9:14:13 PM| 8/7/2017
By Jim Brown | Companies with new technology are supposed to gain not lose market share.

Lost Patience
10:58:18 PM| 8/5/2017
By Jim Brown | Some companies are constantly restructuring but they never seem to complete the task.

Why Risk It?
7:31:21 PM| 8/3/2017
By Jim Brown | The Russell is setting up for a test of critical support at 1,400.

Long Shot
8:03:54 PM| 8/2/2017
By Jim Brown | Is there a takeover brewing for this consumer finance stock?

Overnight Weakness
10:12:37 PM| 8/1/2017
By Jim Brown | The index futures are mixed in the evening session despite the Apple earnings.

Not Worried
9:49:24 PM| 7/31/2017
By Jim Brown | This company does not appear worried about the Amazon Whole Foods combination.

Bullish Retailer
11:21:10 PM| 7/29/2017
By Jim Brown | Not all retailers are dying for lack of sales.

No Option Available
11:00:25 PM| 7/27/2017
By Jim Brown | With the S&P futures down hard, the outlook for Friday is grim.

Beat and Raise
11:31:12 PM| 7/26/2017
By Jim Brown | Posting strong earnings is good. Raising guidance if better.

No Recommendation
11:21:22 PM| 7/25/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow failed at resistance at 21,650 for the fifth time.

Precision Aluminum
7:43:16 PM| 7/24/2017
By Jim Brown | There is an art and a science to manufacturing precision aluminum components.

Sector Depression
10:11:41 PM| 7/22/2017
By Jim Brown | Sometimes events occur that tank a sector and there is nothing companies can do about it.

Summer Friday
8:10:42 PM| 7/20/2017
By Jim Brown | This is an option expiration Friday as well as a summer Friday.

Once in a Decade
5:36:27 PM| 7/19/2017
By Jim Brown | Goldman Sachs called this stock a "once in a decade" opportunity.

Take a Breath
9:57:04 PM| 7/18/2017
By Jim Brown | The combination of a 162-point drop in the Dow and new highs on the Nasdaq show the conflicting currents.

Time for a Breakout?
9:26:06 PM| 7/17/2017
By Jim Brown | A shuffle in the C-Suite has produced renewed interest in this storage company.

Recovery in Progress
11:26:12 PM| 7/15/2017
By Jim Brown | Patents validated and new drug approvals are providing lift.

No Conviction
8:38:45 PM| 7/13/2017
By Jim Brown | The major indexes are creeping higher but there is no conviction.

Going Out of Business Sale
7:57:13 PM| 7/12/2017
By Jim Brown | Shares are going on sale as this restaurant chain struggles for survival.

10:17:04 PM| 7/11/2017
By Jim Brown | The Fed head will preach on economics and overvalued stocks on Wednesday.

Reverse Split Woes
7:36:20 PM| 7/10/2017
By Jim Brown | Reverse splits are a curse for the company's making them.

Failed Drug Trial
10:12:27 PM| 7/8/2017
By Jim Brown | The pharma sector is full of one-drug wonders and sometimes those drugs fail their tests.

Patience Grasshopper
10:07:45 PM| 7/6/2017
By Jim Brown | There may be a buying opportunity in our future.

Retailer or REIT?
8:59:38 PM| 7/5/2017
By Jim Brown | If you cannot make it in the retail sector should you become a REIT?

Take the Day Off
10:33:36 PM| 7/1/2017
By Jim Brown | You have my permission to take Monday off and enjoy a longer weekend.

Contrarian Move
10:02:15 PM| 6/29/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets did exactly opposite what traders expected.

7:37:55 PM| 6/28/2017
By Jim Brown | We played this short a couple weeks ago, time to reload.

Ignorance is Bliss
10:51:14 PM| 6/27/2017
By Jim Brown | Vacations are times to put aside the cares of the world and relax.

Opposite Direction
8:37:41 PM| 6/26/2017
By Jim Brown | Everything is pointing in one direction for this stock, except for the stock.

Shrinking Market Share
10:16:41 PM| 6/24/2017
By Jim Brown | Amazon buying Whole Foods has sector wide repercussions.

Don't Play in Traffic
7:43:15 PM| 6/22/2017
By Jim Brown | Friday is the biggest volume day of the year for the small caps.

No Stopping Biotechs
8:15:29 PM| 6/21/2017
By Jim Brown | The biotech sector rose 3.77% to a 52-week high on Wednesday despite a big drop in the Dow.

Small Cap Weakness Ahead
10:21:58 PM| 6/20/2017
By Jim Brown | The Russell rebalance on Friday should translate into small cap weakness the rest of the week.

Promising Drugs
9:19:44 PM| 6/19/2017
By Jim Brown | Companies do not have to be large to develop promising drug treatments.

Successful Cancer Screen
11:29:25 PM| 6/17/2017
By Jim Brown | Cancer is a big killer and quality of life destroyer. A new test has proven remarkably effective in detecting it early.

Small Caps Fading
4:02:21 PM| 6/15/2017
By Jim Brown | Tech stocks crashed again at the open to drag down the Russell small caps.

Trouble Brewing
10:53:01 PM| 6/14/2017
By Jim Brown | We escaped the news headlines for more than a week but there is trouble ahead.

Freight Leader
10:51:16 PM| 6/13/2017
By Jim Brown | Walmart loves this company because of the on time deliveries and customer service

Semiconductor Hotspot
10:47:38 PM| 6/12/2017
By Jim Brown | This company builds the equipment needed to manufacture semiconductors.

Daily Downgrades
11:26:38 PM| 6/10/2017
By Jim Brown | It is hard to build up any bullish momentum when analysts are downgrading the stock almost daily.

Don't Count Your Chickens
8:15:42 PM| 6/8/2017
By Jim Brown | There is a saying, don't count your chickens before they are hatched. That goes for election votes as well.

Outsourcing Fading
8:41:26 PM| 6/7/2017
By Jim Brown | The trend to outsource HR, customer service and IT, to countries where labor is cheaper, is fading.

Uncertain Outlook
10:33:56 PM| 6/6/2017
By Jim Brown | Volatility is rising and could be extreme by Thursday evening.

Trend Change
8:48:15 PM| 6/5/2017
By Jim Brown | Regardless of how long a trend has been in place, it can always change significantly.

Jack of All Trades
10:12:31 PM| 6/3/2017
By Jim Brown | Some companies start out in one field and end up profiting from several others.

Bad News Increasing
8:37:30 PM| 6/1/2017
By Jim Brown | Sometimes every day brings another negative headline and there seems to be no escape.

Energy Crash
10:18:15 PM| 5/31/2017
By Jim Brown | The current drop in energy stocks is temporary. Events already in motion will end the decline.

Market Re-balance
10:03:26 PM| 5/30/2017
By Jim Brown | Small cap stocks are suffering from the impending re-balance of the Russell 2000.

Drone Driver
11:27:13 PM| 5/27/2017
By Jim Brown | The future of combat both air to air and air to ground is drones.

Going Out of Style
10:19:53 PM| 5/25/2017
By Jim Brown | Fashion trends come and go and this one is struggling.

Unhealthy Earnings
8:56:50 PM| 5/24/2017
By Jim Brown | Retailers of all types have been reporting weak earnings but this company is guiding for lower lows.

Volume Drying Up
9:33:52 PM| 5/23/2017
By Jim Brown | This is a holiday week and the exodus of traders will begin at 2:15 on Wednesday.

Semiconductors are Hot
8:26:40 PM| 5/22/2017
By Jim Brown | The semiconductor sector is setting new highs because our future is powered by chips.

Easy Way Out
3:14:56 AM| 5/21/2017
By Jim Brown | When faced with a complicated task many companies take the easy way out.

9:04:51 PM| 5/18/2017
By Jim Brown | We dropped -2% on Wednesday and rallied 0.25% on Thursday. That is called a dead cat bounce.

Hysteria Over
10:44:26 PM| 5/17/2017
By Jim Brown | Wednesday's headline crash is behind us and odds are good it was a one-day wonder.

Sentiment Crisis
9:50:08 PM| 5/16/2017
By Jim Brown | Today's Washington drama has the potential to seriously damage market sentiment.

Miss and Raise
9:20:52 PM| 5/15/2017
By Jim Brown | Can you miss on earnings and revenue, lower guidance and still raise expectations?

Losing Your Gains?
11:20:13 PM| 5/13/2017
By Jim Brown | Sometimes losing your gains is very hard to do.

Event Risk Rising
10:06:54 PM| 5/11/2017
By Jim Brown | Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the market a new problem arises.

Repeat Position
8:01:45 PM| 5/10/2017
By Jim Brown | We exited this retailer before earnings but it is time to bring it back.

Vertically Challenged
10:35:12 PM| 5/9/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow and S&P are suffering from a sleeping sickness. They are putting traders to sleep.

Ugly All Over
8:05:54 PM| 5/8/2017
By Jim Brown | Some companies develop a negative trend others redefine the term negative.

Back from the Dead
10:10:43 PM| 5/6/2017
By Jim Brown | After six years of declining revenue, the results have improved significantly.

Fork in the Road
9:29:35 PM| 5/4/2017
By Jim Brown | The market has come to a fork in the road and cannot decide which direction to take.

No Long Term Future
8:04:29 PM| 5/3/2017
By Jim Brown | Sectors come and go and this one has no long-term future.

Directionally Challenged
9:49:55 PM| 5/2/2017
By Jim Brown | Markets are mixed and choppy while investors try to decide if they want to buy or sell a market top.

Earnings Surprise
9:54:42 PM| 5/1/2017
By Jim Brown | Oil companies have been beating estimates for Q1 for more than one reason.

Phoenix Rising
11:48:30 PM| 4/29/2017
By Jim Brown | Companies do rise from the ashes of a prior disaster to become desirable again.

Friday is Decision Day
10:36:50 PM| 4/27/2017
By Jim Brown | After two days of monster gains, the indexes have traded sideways for two days.

Things Do Not Always Work Out
9:18:58 PM| 4/26/2017
By Jim Brown | On the road to fame and riches, there are potholes of reality.

Pause to Reflect
9:36:26 PM| 4/25/2017
By Jim Brown | After two days of major moves, the gains in individual stocks were muted

Ignore China
9:17:26 PM| 4/24/2017
By Jim Brown | Raymond James said not to fret over China's economic growth. This sector is exploding.

Frexit Dip?
11:36:02 PM| 4/22/2017
By Jim Brown | Will there be a repeat of the Brexit dip if the wrong person comes out on top in the French elections?

Buying Opportunity?
8:29:43 PM| 4/20/2017
By Jim Brown | Buying rallies is not normally a good plan. Buying weakness is normally safer.

Buy Low, Sell Higher
8:47:36 PM| 4/19/2017
By Jim Brown | Some drug companies have taken big hits recently. Time to buy this one.

Patience, Grasshopper
9:12:40 PM| 4/18/2017
By Jim Brown | We must strike when the time is right rather than strike out swinging at every pitch.

Try, Try Again
9:27:37 PM| 4/17/2017
By Jim Brown | If at first you do not succeed, try, try again.

Chart Failure
11:47:14 PM| 4/15/2017
By Jim Brown | The small cap indexes have been trading sideways for the last four months.

Volatility Gift
10:34:12 PM| 4/12/2017
By Jim Brown | The volatility has risen all week and that gives us an opportunity to enter a favorite position.

No Rush
9:34:55 PM| 4/11/2017
By Jim Brown | The five days of small cap gains suggest there is a change in the wind but the big cap markets are diverging.

Small Cap Wasteland
9:52:08 PM| 4/10/2017
By Jim Brown | The recent weakness in small cap stocks has killed the majority of the individual stock charts.

Vacation Time is Here
11:27:07 PM| 4/8/2017
By Jim Brown | Where are you going on your vacation? This company has hundreds of choices available.

Off the Beaten Path
8:46:17 PM| 4/6/2017
By Jim Brown | Most traders have probably never heard of this company currently making new highs.

Party is Over
8:51:56 PM| 4/5/2017
By Jim Brown | When a court decision invalidates 90% of a company's revenue, the outlook is grim.

Lack of Conviction
10:47:47 PM| 4/4/2017
By Jim Brown | The indexes posted minimal gains on Tuesday despite the rebound from Monday's lows.

Oil Train Leaving the Station
7:47:41 PM| 4/3/2017
By Jim Brown | Oil prices are going higher as we enter the summer driving season. All Aboard!

Activist Victory
9:55:57 PM| 4/1/2017
By Jim Brown | Normally activist investors push stocks higher but a victory here was painful.

No Shade Here
9:36:25 PM| 3/30/2017
By Jim Brown | The sun is baking this company's profits and investors are not happy.

Semis Are Hot
9:51:59 PM| 3/29/2017
By Jim Brown | The semiconductor index has been setting new highs for several months.

Direction Please?
10:21:22 PM| 3/28/2017
By Jim Brown | My crystal ball is cloudy today and there is no obvious direction.

Shrinking Violet
8:28:21 PM| 3/27/2017
By Jim Brown | This company has been shrinking for the last 18 months and guided for even more shrinkage.

Rare Opportunity
9:44:03 PM| 3/25/2017
By Jim Brown | This sector is hot with daily headlines and a strong potential for M&A.

Broken Charts
7:11:15 PM| 3/23/2017
By Jim Brown | The small cap sector cannot decide if it wants to rally or run hide.

Grilled Steak Burgers
9:05:35 PM| 3/22/2017
By Jim Brown | The fast casual space is fiercely competitive but one company is succeeding.

Avoid Hungry Bears
10:30:09 PM| 3/21/2017
By Jim Brown | The selloff finally arrived and the bears are on the prowl.

Acquisition Candidate
10:48:35 PM| 3/20/2017
By Jim Brown | This biotech with a portfolio of potential cancer drugs is a potential acquisition candidate.

Bird Flu is Back
11:15:35 PM| 3/18/2017
By Jim Brown | The bird flu is back and rapidly expanding with the most human cases on record.

New Drugs Ahead
9:54:37 PM| 3/16/2017
By Jim Brown | This company has multiple drugs in the pipeline with some very close to approval.

Major Move Ahead
10:31:38 PM| 3/15/2017
By Jim Brown | This company is changing its market and it has a built in audience.

Be Risk Averse
10:15:33 PM| 3/14/2017
By Jim Brown | Volume was low and movement minimal ahead of the Fed decision.

Very Bullish Buying
10:42:39 PM| 3/13/2017
By Jim Brown | An investor is betting $1.7 million this $10 stock is going higher.

Solid Resistance
11:36:20 PM| 3/11/2017
By Jim Brown | The post earnings bounce came to a dead stop at prior resistance.

Successful Support Test?
10:39:31 PM| 3/9/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow and S&P both tested initial support intraday and rebounded back to positive territory.

Small Cap Direction?
8:56:12 PM| 3/8/2017
By Jim Brown | Tell me where the small caps are headed and I could predict market direction.

Competition Accelerating
4:41:07 PM| 3/7/2017
By Jim Brown | Competition for the consumer dollar is heating up in every sector.

Retail Disaster
10:10:31 PM| 3/6/2017
By Jim Brown | The Q4 shopping season was not kind to major retailers and lesser retailers fared even worse.

Time Flies
11:31:04 PM| 3/4/2017
By Jim Brown | Time is passing this retailer by as a tough holiday season saw shares fall to 8-year lows.

Internet of Things
7:56:10 PM| 3/1/2017
By Jim Brown | There are lots of players in the IoT sector and it is expected to quadruple over the next three years.

Russell Implosion
4:21:10 PM| 2/28/2017
By Jim Brown | Small cap investors ran for the sidelines on Tuesday to avoid post speech volatility.

Free Energy
9:22:55 PM| 2/27/2017
By Jim Brown | Companies have been trying to harness this free energy for decades and this company is winning the battle.

Behind the Curve
10:18:09 PM| 2/25/2017
By Jim Brown | Technology is tough. Stand still for a couple months and a dozen companies will leapfrog your products.

Feeling Lucky?
10:00:58 PM| 2/23/2017
By Jim Brown | Remember the old Dirty Harry line, "Do you feel lucky punk."

Back from the Dead
7:40:10 PM| 2/22/2017
By Jim Brown | This company makes a habit out of rising from the ashes.

Small Cap Gains
10:50:25 PM| 2/21/2017
By Jim Brown | The small cap indexes posted decent gains on Tuesday but still not a breakout.

Down in a Bull Market
11:27:56 PM| 2/18/2017
By Jim Brown | This is a tech stock that is not rising in a strongly bullish market.

I Have Sinned
6:39:26 PM| 2/16/2017
By Jim Brown | I am going against my rules with today's recommendation.

26 Straight Earnings Wins
9:29:18 PM| 2/15/2017
By Jim Brown | They say follow the trend until it ends. This trend ended.

New Indicator Please
6:19:29 PM| 2/14/2017
By Jim Brown | Investors the world over would pay a fortune if you could develop this indicator.

Sleeper Stock
10:00:13 PM| 2/13/2017
By Jim Brown | This stock rarely makes headlines but their expected earnings growth for 2017 is 105%.

Sector Consolidation
6:58:22 PM| 2/11/2017
By Jim Brown | This fragmented sector with a dozen key players is due to consolidate.

Small Cap Earnings
10:34:50 PM| 2/9/2017
By Jim Brown | The next two weeks are known as the small cap earnings weeks.

Biotech Reload
9:46:00 PM| 2/8/2017
By Jim Brown | The biotech sector is not showing any signs of weakness despite recent political comments.

Tempting Fate
9:39:01 PM| 2/7/2017
By Jim Brown | The market is not giving us any clear sign of future market direction.

I Hate This Stock
10:22:50 PM| 2/6/2017
By Jim Brown | It never goes down and never gives us a decent entry point.

Real Profit Taking
3:40:30 PM| 2/4/2017
By Jim Brown | Many stocks that rallied after the election have failed to correct and buying them at the top could be risky.

Futures Falling Again
10:01:57 PM| 2/2/2017
By Jim Brown | This is getting to be a routine occurrence where the futures decline after strong earnings.

New 52-Week High
8:57:18 PM| 2/1/2017
By Jim Brown | It has been a long dry spell for this company but the future is bright.

Commodity Boom
4:20:05 PM| 1/31/2017
By Jim Brown | Demand for this commodity is booming and could hit record levels.

Drug Surprise
8:48:24 PM| 1/30/2017
By Jim Brown | Small companies can sometimes create novel drugs that become blockbusters.

Ugly Chart
9:58:41 PM| 1/28/2017
By Jim Brown | Sometimes companies just cannot get it right and miss over and over on earnings.

Retail Funk
9:54:05 PM| 1/26/2017
By Jim Brown | Hardly a day goes by that some retailer does not report lower sales and the sector outlook is bleak.

Build the Wall
10:56:02 PM| 1/25/2017
By Jim Brown | The president appears to be on track to begin building his border wall.

No Rush
9:38:44 PM| 1/24/2017
By Jim Brown | We are still in that post inauguration phase where market direction could be volatile.

Merger in Trouble
8:08:38 PM| 1/23/2017
By Jim Brown | The FTC is taking a dim view of a merger affecting this stock and the outlook is negative.

Small Cap Winner
11:16:57 PM| 1/21/2017
By Jim Brown | This stock belongs to a very select group of small cap stocks that actually moved higher over the last three weeks.

Event Risk Friday
7:57:52 PM| 1/19/2017
By Jim Brown | The market will be ignored on Friday until a headline appears to cause a volatility event.

Patiently Waiting
8:29:29 PM| 1/18/2017
By Jim Brown | The headline flow increased on Wednesday and should go into overdrive on Thursday.

Headline Warning
10:06:57 PM| 1/17/2017
By Jim Brown | The only guarantee for the rest of the week is a rapid increase in the number of headlines.

Under Attack
11:25:55 PM| 1/14/2017
By Jim Brown | Drug companies are under fire about prices and some are at ground zero.

Acquisition Ahead?
8:56:01 PM| 1/12/2017
By Jim Brown | Are competing drug companies about to join forces?

Chemical Rally
8:26:18 PM| 1/11/2017
By Jim Brown | The post election rally in industrials also covered the chemical sector.

Coin Toss
9:38:46 PM| 1/10/2017
By Jim Brown | Market direction on Wednesday is a coin toss.

Going Back In
7:10:36 PM| 1/9/2017
By Jim Brown | We are reloading this retail company short.

Drug Approved
10:52:49 PM| 1/7/2017
By Jim Brown | This biotech company will present next week at the JPM Healthcare Conference.

8:21:32 PM| 1/5/2017
By Jim Brown | The indexes were mixed with the Nasdaq the only winner and the rest of the indexes losing ground.

Bears Baffled
8:55:20 PM| 1/4/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets rebounded to resistance completely baffling those who expected a sudden decline in January.

Extended Holiday
9:59:00 PM| 1/3/2017
By Jim Brown | We cannot determine January's market direction from one day's activity.

Take the Day Off
8:05:41 PM| 1/1/2017
By Jim Brown | Tuesday is an official trading holiday while we look for market direction.

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