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In section one:

Market Wrap: Markets post third weekly advance
Market Sentiment: When You Dip, I Dip, We Dip
Play-of-the-Day: American Express (new bullish)
Watch List: ORLY, CMNT, IGT, MUSE, HCR, RMCI, HRB

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U.S. Market Numbers
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MARKET WRAP  (view in courier font for table alignment)
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       WE 10-12          WE 10-7          WE 9-28          WE 9-21
DOW     9344.16 +224.39  9119.77 +272.56  8847.21 +611.40  -1369.7
Nasdaq  1703.40 + 98.10  1605.30 +106.50  1498.80 + 75.61  -272.18
S&P-100  560.78 + 11.40   549.38 + 16.28   533.10 + 41.40  - 66.88
S&P-500 1091.65 + 20.27  1071.38 + 30.44  1040.94 + 75.14  -126.74
W5000  10049.12 +212.01  9837.11 +274.18  9562.93 +662.48  -1203.9
RUT      428.59 + 13.62   414.97 + 10.10   404.87 + 25.98  - 61.84
TRAN    2234.73 + 25.31  2209.42 + 15.43  2193.99 +139.15  -621.65
VIX       36.45 +  1.79    34.66 -   .53    35.19 - 13.08  + 13.67
VXN       65.98 +  2.63    63.35 -  1.84    65.19 - 12.54  + 13.89
TRIN       1.08             1.14              .73              .60
TICK       +283             +290             +995              +21
Put/Call    .76              .96              .61             1.27
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Market Wrap
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Markets post third weekly advance

Investors have to go back to early April of this year to find the 
broader market averages posting gains for three consecutive 
weeks.  By the end of trading today, the broader market averages 
managed to hold onto weekly gains with the Dow Jones Industrials 
(INDU) closing up 2.46% on the week and the broader NYSE 
Composite posted a weekly gain of 1.4%.

Dow Industrials Hypothetical Portfolio from Sept. 10 close





Just as we did last Friday, we want to note any type of 
meaningful movement of stocks and perhaps sector association from 
the Dow Industrials.  It's a quick way to look at the markets and 
try and pick up on any type of trends or rotation taking place.  
I'm putting "red" numbers by those stocks that have moved above 
or below our midpoint.  This week it was "three up and three 
down" and hints of some good-old-fashioned rotation.

Last week we found nine stocks that had posted gains since their 
September 10th close (green line), but this week the number has 
grown to 15.  Our hypothetical portfolio is down just 2.98% after 
showing a loss of 5.84% at last Friday's close.  Almost like an 
airplanes instrument gauge that depicts inclination (rise) or 
declination (fall) our green line has now approached the mid-
point.  We've just been monitoring this on a weekly basis, but 
you could almost do it daily to get a feel for which way the nose 
of the plane is pointing.  For the past three weeks, the green 
line has been approaching our red line and the nose of the plane 
has been pointing higher.

Notable movements to downside:  

Johnson and Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Proctor and Gamble (NYSE:PG).  
I consider both "consumer products" and both are more defensive 
in nature.  This weeks action shows them slipping below our mid-
point, but in real dollar terms the stocks just sat still.  JNJ 
was flat on the week and PG fell just 61-cents.  Both stocks 
continue to exhibit good relative strength vs. the Dow.  
Excellent bullish candidates to be looking long near support, 
when technology stocks get too overextended.

Note:  Remember our bullish play in Suiza Foods (NYSE:SZA) and 
the nice gains found there?  Even though Suiza is more of a 
"food/beverage" stock, it is also more of a defensive stock like 
JNJ and PG that tend to perform better in a concerned market 
environment.  This week most of the attention was on technology 
stocks.  It's important to understand why we snugged up a tight 
stop under SZA at $62.50 after the stock had run from our 
profiled price of $57.01.  With the stock having pulled back into 
near the $58 level, we'd be right back where started from, 
instead we raised some cash and rotated some of that money 
elsewhere.  Now the stock looks attractive once again.

Microsoft(NASDAQ:MSFT) was last weeks big Dow mover to the upside 
as the stock had clawed its way above our green line and actually 
showed a gain from its September 10th close.  The stock gave back 
about 2% this week and that's not bad considering it's a software 
stock and many in the group can easily give back much more than 
2% in a week on profit taking.  Microsoft is probably being held 
back by anticompetitive concerns once again.  This week it was 
the European Union claiming such unfair practices.  Last Friday 
we thought shares of MSFT might be at a pivot point and perhaps a 
good strangle play near the $57 level.  Since then the stock has 
been gravitating lower.  If not for the "anticompetitive" 
concerns, MSFT may have had more participation in this weeks Dow 
move.

Note:  On Thursday morning in the 09:00 update I wrote a piece on 
PeopleSoft (NASDAQ:PSFT) "software" as bullish.  The stock jumped 
12% that day and held those gains today.  I think a bullish 
trader/investor in PSFT needs to see MSFT get a move on to help 
keep psychology toward software stocks positive.  In the current 
market environment, we're rather aggressive with moving up our 
stops under stocks that make one-day moves of 12% like PSFT did.

SBC Communications hasn't fallen back below our level of red, but 
the stock just looks like some profits are rotating elsewhere.  
Not long ago, we noted how SBC was a leader in the Dow 
Industrials, but in our intraday commentary, we felt AT&T 
(NYSE:T) was the stock to be looking long to ride the coattails 
of SBC's strength in the telecom sector.  While AT&T held last 
Friday's #2 ranking, this week's 5.9% gain from last Friday's 
close of $18.87 came close to competing with the NASDAQ's weekly 
gain of 6.1%.

You'll note today's "Play of the Day" in Harmonic Inc. 
(NASDAQ:HLIT).  I classify this stock as "telephone" and we had a 
good chart to work with today.  With AT&T (T) holding good field 
position and having a good week, HLIT may have made some sense to 
traders.  If you like to use technical analysis as one of your 
investment tools, you may notice some similarities in the charts 
of PSFT and HLIT.  Today's 18% gain in HLIT will have us looking 
for this pattern again and again until it fails us.

Pattern recognition with HLIT and PSFT




Last night we were looking for bullish trade candidates and came 
across the chart of Harmonic Inc. (HLIT).  After Thursday's nice 
move higher in PSFT, it sure looked like shares of HLIT were set 
for some similar action.  Boy!  Subscribers went nuts with 
today's 18% gain.  

Note how retracement levels sure seemed to line up at the 80.9% 
retracement levels.  With PSFT we're using "conventional" 
retracement techniques (anchor from a top to a bottom), but with 
HLIT we're using "fitted" retracement technique.  

Why the difference?  Because nothing makes sense with 
"conventional" retracement on HLIT.  There aren't any levels of 
retracement that really make sense if we anchor to a top and a 
bottom.  However.... we know how market makers use "fitted" 
retracement and we can try and "sniff out" the levels where they 
are most likely to be buying or selling as they provide liquidity 
to the markets.  Last night we thought if HLIT got above the 
$10.25 level, we had a good chance that nervous bears might call 
it quits and run for cover.  Market makers may have been thinking 
the exact same thing (especially those that were providing 
liquidity to all those sellers 09/26-10/02 at 80.9% retracement) 
and therefore thinking "OK, let her run and see what kind of 
order flow we get at $11.51 (61.8% retracement) or $12.50 (50-day 
MA) or $14.21 (50% retracement).  Heck, if you got in at $10.12 
this morning, you didn't necessarily care as long as it hit one 
of your upside targets.  

Note:  In last Friday's "Market Wrap" we used Microsoft (MSFT) as 
an example of "what would have worked" to sniff out some bullish 
trades this week in PSFT and HLIT.  After all, MSFT had a good 
week that week.  If you can, go back and review that article.  
When you're done there, look at the charts of PSFT and HLIT.  
What is it about that 80.9% retracement bracket level?  This 
week, we used what we observed in last Friday's move (even though 
we missed the short-term move in MSFT).  We want to keep doing 
this until it fails us.

Every trade we profile from here on out will NOT be the same type 
of set up, but isn't in interesting how MSFT, PSFT and HLIT have 
acted after firming up at their 80.9% retracement levels?

Notable upside moves

Du Pont (NYSE:DD):  Wow!  This stock has moved faster than Jeff 
Gordon's Du Pont Chevrolet at an open course time trial (Jeff 
Gordon is a NASCAR driver).  This week the stock jumped another 
8% and has roared back a stunning 22% since closing at $33.61 on 
September 21st.  I have no explanation as to why the stock has 
acted so strong other than the relative strength chart of Du Pont 
has been showing some improvement vs. the Dow Industrials since 
July.  The graphic below may also help explain Du Pont's gains.

Courtesy of www.jeffgordon.com




Who says Dow component stocks are boring and can't have some 
high octane in their tanks?

OK, it's been a long week and I'm getting giddy, but it has also 
been a good week for traders and investors alike.  Yes, there are 
the occasional disappointments, but losses kept small with a 
disciplined stop loss strategy frees up capital and allows for 
opportunities like DD, PSFT, and HLIT.  

Right now we might want to try and burn those charts of PSFT and 
HLIT and even DD into our brains and try to look for some other 
stocks with similar characteristics.  I like to look at MACD with 
settings of (12,26,9) along with volume characteristics in 
addition to using retracement (fitted and conventional) as well 
as the moving averages.  Yes, it may seem like a lot to be 
looking at, but when you get in the habit of looking at chart 
after chart and picking up on the intricacies, you'll start 
picking up on patterns and trends.  

The current market environment will most likely be jittery with 
many people worried about terrorist activities.  Today the market 
got nervous for about two hours on the news of another Anthrax 
report in New York City, but stocks held in very well and moved 
back near yesterday's close.  

One stock I think we'll be looking to play bullish next week is 
shares of American Express (NYSE:AXP).  Today, Providian 
(NYSE:PVN) shocked investors with an earnings warning.  I thought 
that AXP would get hit pretty hard based on its "credit card" 
association, but AXP finished down just 1 penny at $29.99.  Could 
AXP be next week's Du Pont?  We're never sure, but each week we 
seem to see at least one stock in the Dow Industrials move from 
the bottom of the pack and rotate up near the top.  

If you have been holding a short/put position in shares of AXP over 
the past two weeks and got some "bad news" in the credit card group, 
what are you thinking next week if the stock trades $31 and starts 
moving higher?  I'd be frustrated as all heck and be looking to 
short some type of stock that is willing to cave in.  If we control 
our downside risk at a level we're comfortable with in AXP, then we 
might be willing to see what happens.

Have a great weekend.  You've worked hard so get some rest!

Jeff Bailey
Senior Market Technician


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Market Sentiment
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When You Dip, I Dip, We Dip
By Eric Utley

It's been a long time since buying dips has been fashionable.  I
wonder if that trend will be en vogue next week?

With the Dow Jones Industrial Average Bullish Percent ($BPINDU)
and Nasdaq-100 Bullish Percent ($BPNDX) in bull confirmed mode,
plus the other broad market averages in bull alert mode, I think
that buying the dips makes sense next week.  But that speculation
is independent of any future attacks -- I pray that they don't
come!

As I've written in the past few days, the bull confirmed mode of
the Dow and NDX should have traders in those two indexes operating
with a risk bias to the upside.  That doesn't mean all stocks will
rally while the two indexes are bull confirmed, so other tools
such as relative strength should be employed when picking trades.

Furthermore, as we pointed out last Thursday, excessive put buying
has taken place in the QQQs (AMEX:QQQ).  While the put/call ratio
came down a bit last Friday, it's still relatively high over the
short-term.  In fact, I think that part of the reason that the
NDX finished higher last Friday was due to the covering of those
puts we saw purchased the day before.

Those who follow the Commitments of Traders Report (COT) will note
that retail traders positioned to the group's most bearish reading
of the year in the Dow last week, while commercial interest grew
more bullish on a week-over-week basis.

While there are many variables to contend with next week including
third-quarter earnings season, it's my opinion that the risks are
weighted to the upside over the short-term.  Although I'd been
cautious on further upside recently due to the overbought nature of
the indices, it appears that the ball is in the hands of the bulls,
who could carry the market higher next week.  It's a dynamic game,
baby!

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Market Volatility
    
VIX   36.45
VXN   65.98

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          Put/Call Ratio  Call Volume   Put Volume
Total          0.76        707,304       538,564
Equity Only    0.63        613,437       385,755
OEX            1.36         14,216        19,399
QQQ            0.95         63,330        60,236
 
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Bullish Percent Data


           Current   Change   Status
NYSE          27      + 0     Bull Alert
NASDAQ-100    58      + 1     Bull Confirmed
DOW           40      + 0     Bull Confirmed
S&P 500       44      + 0     Bull Alert
S&P 100       39      + 0     Bull Alert

Bullish percent measures the number of stocks in an index 
currently trading on a buy signal on their point and figure 
chart.  Readings above 70 are considered overbought, and readings 
below 30 are considered oversold.

Bull Confirmed  - Aggressively long
Bull Alert      - Cautiously long
Bull Correction - pause or pullback in upward trend
Bear Alert      - Take defensive action if long
Bear Confirmed  - High risk if long, good conditions for shorting
Bear Correction - Pause or rebound in downtrend

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 5-Day Arms Index  0.91
10-Day Arms Index  0.95
21-Day Arms Index  0.95
55-Day Arms Index  1.23

Extreme readings above 1.5 are bullish, and readings below .85 
are bearish.  These signals don't occur often and tend be early, 
but when the do, they can signal significant market turning 
points.

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        Advancers     Decliners
NYSE      1214           1857
NASDAQ    1654           1934

        New Highs      New Lows
NYSE       41             27
NASDAQ     34             48

        Volume (in millions)
NYSE     1,333
NASDAQ   2,146

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Commitments Of Traders Report: 10/12/01

Weekly COT report discloses positions held by small specs
and commercial traders of index futures contracts at the 
Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade. COT data 
can be found at www.cftc.gov.

Small specs are the general trading public with commercials being 
financial institutions. Commercials are historically on the 
correct side of future trend changes while small specs tend 
to be wrong.  

S&P 500

Commercials   Long      Short      Net     % Of OI 
09/25/01      357,873   407,036   (49,163)   (6.4%)
10/05/01      365,200   408,567   (43,367)   (5.6%)
10/12/01      369,049   407,804   (38,755)   (4.9%)

Most bearish reading of the year: (111,956) - 3/6/01
Most bullish reading of the year: ( 41,144) - 5/1/01

Small Traders Long      Short      Net     % of OI
09/25/01      122,613     71,721   50,892     26.2%
10/05/01      124,249     73,882   50,367     25.4%
10/12/01      122,292     74,539   47,753     24.0%

Most bearish reading of the year:  36,513 - 5/01/01
Most bullish reading of the year:  91,122 - 3/06/01
 
NASDAQ-100

Commercials   Long      Short      Net     % of OI 
09/25/01       26,761     36,812   (10,051)  (15.8%)
10/05/01       26,703     37,669   (10,966)  (17.0%)
10/12/01       24,662     38,020   (13,358)  (21.4%)

Most bearish reading of the year: (15,521) - 3/13/01
Most bullish reading of the year:  (1,825) - 1/02/01

Small Traders  Long     Short      Net     % of OI
09/25/01       10,699     6,580    4,119      23.8% 
10/05/01       10,918     6,804    4,114      23.2% 
10/12/01       11,948     7,012    3,936      20.6%

Most bearish reading of the year:  (1,028) - 1/02/01
Most bullish reading of the year:   8,460  - 3/13/01

DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL

Commercials   Long      Short      Net     % of OI
09/25/01       20,013     7,806   12,207     43.9%
10/05/01       22,755    10,124   12,631     38.3% 
10/12/01       24,873    10,194   14,679     41.7% 

Most bearish reading of the year: (8,322) - 1/16/01
Most bullish reading of the year: 13,348  - 9/18/01

Small Traders  Long      Short     Net     % of OI
09/25/01        4,530    12,621    (8,091)   (47.2%)
10/05/01        4,731    11,868    (7,137)   (43.0%) 
10/12/01        3,517    12,294    (8,777)   (55.5%) 

Most bearish reading of the year:  (8,777) - 10/12/01*
Most bullish reading of the year:   1,909  -  1/16/01



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Play-of-the-Day (Bullish)
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NEW BULLISH PLAY
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American Express - AXP - close: 29.99 change: -0.01 stop: 28.60

Company Description
American Express Company, founded in 1850, is a diversified 
worldwide travel, financial and network services company. It is a 
leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, 
financial planning, investment products, insurance and 
international banking. (source: company press release)

Why We Like It:
As a Dow component stock, AXP has some catching up to do.  Yes, 
the company was one of several that lost office space with the
Sept. 11th attacks.  Yes, the company will be hit hard due to
the slow down in business travel.  Yes, the recent warning from
rival credit card company Providian does not bode well for AXP's
own credit card division.  However, despite all of these negatives
AXP has been hanging in there and slowly gaining back ground.
Management has vowed to reopen offices in Manhattan.  The travel
related division that produces some 66% of the company's revenues
should be rebounding as American's slowly begin traveling again.
Plus, the company does not cater to the higher risk customers 
in the credit card industry that PVN does.  Looking at the chart
one can see the higher lows and it looks like a bullish breakout
is imminent.  Looking at the point-and-figure chart shows the stock
has made a nice base and could potentially trade to $37 or $40.
Our target isn't quite so lofty but still worth while.  Our target
is 34.50 but we have to see the trigger to go long first.  That
trigger is a close over 30.50.  Aggressive players can consider 
any close over $30 but the 200-hour MA is at 30.46 and we want to
see that cleared.  To reduce our risk, we're going to begin the
play with a stop at 28.60, which is 10 cents below Friday's low.
This is less than 5% from the current price and makes for a nice
risk/reward scenario.

Picked on October 12th at $29.99
Gain since picked:         +0.00
Earnings Date              10/22 (not confirmed)





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WATCH LIST
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O'Reilly Automotive - ORLY - close: 29.74 change: -1.26

WHAT TO WATCH:  Has anyone else just be amazed at the performance
of AZO?  We have and decided to look at some of the other auto 
parts players in the field.  ORLY is a specialty retailer that
may attract attention as investors look for stocks that aren't
so overbought.  On a short-term basis traders can look for the
stock to breakout above the $32 (or 32.50) level.  Longer-term
you may want to wait for the stock to close above $35 again.
Earnings are expected Oct. 23rd.




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Computer Network Technology - CMNT - close: 15.32 change: +1.52

WHAT TO WATCH:  Have you noticed that 2nd tier networking stocks
are on fire?  CMNT is coming out of a very long basing pattern
for most of the year.  The recent move has been very powerful
with the last two days on very big volume.  Thursday's close
put it above the 200-dma and shorts are probably running for
cover with Friday's reaction.  The stock closed at its high for
the day and barely dipped with the scare in New York midday.
The $15 level was huge resistance formed back in March.  Now
that it's over it we're probably looking at a bullish target of
$19.50.  Trade carefully if you're interested.  A dip to $14 
would be more comfortable but we bet the stock opens higher 
on Monday and keeps going.  Right now it's all momentum and
short covering.  Earnings are expected on November 14th.




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International Game Tech - IGT - close: 49.40 change: +1.40

WHAT TO WATCH:  You may think we're crazy but we're betting 
IGT rolls over soon.  Well, we're not actually betting because
this stock is on the watch list instead of the play list.
But as soon as the stock starts to rollover we'll be looking
for an entry to go short.  Long-term moving averages are starting
to slip and some analysts believe the business cycle is about
to hit a big downturn.  We'll be looking for resistance to hold
between $52.50 and $55.00.  Earnings should be Nov. 6th, 2001.




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Micromuse Inc. - MUSE - close: 12.31 change: +2.15

WHAT TO WATCH:  That's not short covering, that's shorts running!
MUSE was up over 20% on Friday.  The stock has made a huge come
back from its lows under $6 a couple of weeks ago.  The $10
level was supposed to be resistance and when it closed over it
on Thursday there was a stampede to cover bearish positions.
Even worse for the bears, the $12 level looked to be even 
tougher resistance and the stock didn't even blink before trading
through it.  We'd probably consider this stock a play with a 
bounce at $10 but the way it's going now we may never get a
chance.  Next stop looks like $15.  Earnings should be Oct. 24th.
We consider this a very risky trade so use tight stops.




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Manor Care - HCR - close: 25.10 change: -0.05

WHAT TO WATCH:  The healthcare sector has not been participating
in the broader market rally lately.  Shares of HCR rallied back
to late August levels and got hammered.  The low in September
was right at the 200-dma (and $24).  The low on Friday was also
at $24.00 which took it below the 200-dma.  Based on your risk
tolerance a close under $24 or $25 could be a good set up for
a short play.  MACD has produced a bearish crossover and the
point-and-figure chart estimates a price objective of $19.50.




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Right Management Consultants - RMCI - close: 35.81 change: +0.91

WHAT TO WATCH:  Who knew that career management and job transitions
would be such a hot field since the September attacks.  That 
seems to have been the catalysts that set RMCI on fire.  Premier
Investor captured a big chunk of the first move up but now
the stock has broken through overhead resistance at $35.  The
stock looks extremely overbought but no one is selling.  A dip
back to $34 or $35 may be the entry to go long but do so at risk.
We would have relatively tight stops to broke our accounts.  You
should consider the same.  Earnings should be on Oct. 22nd.




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H R Block - HRB - close: 39.45 change: -0.19

WHAT TO WATCH:  One of our favorites, HRB just keeps on trucking.
Mid-week the stock dipped towards its 50-dma but never quite
reached it before buyers stepped in and bought the dip.  That
has been the trend all year, minus a little fear in September.
With the dip to $38 and the bounce back up towards $40 this 
looked like an entry to go long.  The stock could see a 10%
move by November 1st.








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In section two:

Split Trader
  Play Updates: Tenet Healthcare - THC

Net Bulls
  Bullish Play Updates: Harmonic Inc - HLIT

Stock Bottom / Active Trader
  Long-Term Play: Office Depot - ODP
  New Bullish Plays: AXP and SZA
  New Bearish Plays: LTR, STI, and WPI
  Bullish Play Updates: BMET and MO
  Bearish Play Updates: SYY


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Split Trader (ST) section
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ST Play Updates
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  SPLIT CANDIDATE Updates
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Tenet Healthcare - THC - close: 59.70 change: +0.14 stop: 57.00

After yesterday's steep decline in THC we were a little concerned
about how it would react if investors did some profit taking on
Friday ahead of the weekend.  Fortunately, THC did show strength
and really failed to react when news of the New York anthrax case
was released.  In contrast the Dow Jones fell over 100 points 
almost immediately on the news and was down over 200 points at its
worst levels for the day.  Shares of THC actually bounced at the
$59 level twice, once early morning and again in the afternoon
before we saw some late day buying.  The S&P Healthcare index
(HCX) also dipped but recovered by the close to end the day
slightly positive.  As evidenced by the HCX, the sector has been
holding support at the 810 level for most of October.  It still
has overhead resistance at its 200-dma (821.48) but the index
is close to a breakout again (currently 820.34).  We were encouraged
by THC's strength today and if the market's get nervous next
week then investors will likely move their money back into "safe
haven" stocks like healthcare and THC could benefit from that.
If the market rallies next week then THC may not perform as well
as other sectors like tech and cyclicals but we do not expect it
to suffer steep declines.  One indicator traders may want to be
watching is the MACD.  The histogram has been declining for days
and the two moving averages are about to show a bearish crossover.
Normally this is a sign of weakness and should put traders on alert.
However, the stock could maintain its sideways trend and build a
base while the MACD actually goes negative.  With a stop at $57
our downside risk should be severely limited.  Buying the dips at
$59 and $58 still appear to be good entry points or waiting for
the next close over $61 depending on your own perspective.

Picked on October 4th @ $ 60.22
Gain since picked:       - 0.52
Earnings Date:            10/03 (confirmed)







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Harmonic Inc. - HLIT - close: 12.07 change: +1.89 stop: 11.70 *new*

It doesn't get much better than rising share prices on rising
volume.  The stock did slip to 9.75 this morning but quickly
took off from there and traded to 11.80 before noon.  The 
anthrax scare in New York, which hit the markets hard intraday,
pulled HLIT back to 10.75.  At that point bulls stepped in again
and shares climbed higher throughout the remainder of the day.
The fact that shares closed above the 50% retracement level
(see Thursday's write up) and closing above $12.00 and closing
near its high for the day is very bullish for Monday morning.
We discussed this play in the office since the stock was up
over 18%.  Thursday we outlined that major overhead resistance
lines up at 12.85 (our 61.8% retracement) and $13.00 which is
price resistance.  However, one idea thrown out was that the
12.50 level could be a battle as the bulls and bears fought
around the option strike price.  We still maintain that our
target is 12.85 to 13.00 and once the stock hits that level we'll
close the play (if it trades to 12.85 we're out).  Now the rest
of our conversation was focused on stop losses.  One could be
aggressive and place a stop at or just under $10 or even the
200-hour MA at 10.27 as potential support.  Yet to give back
an 18% gain just turned our stomachs.  Then we looked at the
late day bounce at 10.75.  We could place our stop at 10.70 and
expect that intraday support on Friday may hold up again on
Monday.  A 5% gain would be okay but giving up the other 13%
still made us sick.  Then we looked at the 50% retracement level
at 11.61 and thought how we could place the stop near there.
However, in the end we decided that 11.75 might be some support
as eager bulls continue to drive the price up and thus let's
put our stop at 11.70.  This would provide a gain of almost 16%
and still give the stock a little room to run.  Please use your
own best judgement on where your stop should be based on your
time horizon for owning HLIT.  Remember that earnings are 
expected on October 24th.  Risk is the stock gaps below our stop.

Picked on October 11th at $10.18
Gain since picked:         +1.89
Earnings Date              10/24 (not confirmed)






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Office Depot - ODP - close: 14.82 change: -0.38 stop: 12.90

Company Description
As of June 30, 2001 Office Depot operated 829 office supply 
superstores in the United States and Canada, in addition to a 
national business-to-business delivery network supported by 25 
delivery centers, more than 60 local sales offices and eight 
regional call centers. Furthermore, the Company had operations in 
16 countries outside of the United States and Canada, including 
27 office supply stores in France and seven in Japan that are 
owned and operated by the Company; and 98 additional office 
supply stores under joint venture and licensing agreements 
operating under the Office Depot® name in five foreign 
countries. 

Why We Like It:
To begin with we like Office Depot and our researchers and 
analysts have been discussing it on the PremierInvestor.net
website for weeks.  I first remember Mr. Bailey talking about
its strong accumulation in early August.  The next thing we
know news comes out that the Oracle of Omaha, Mr. Buffet, had
been buying shares of ODP.  This was a pleasant surprise and
merely confirmed what we thought was a new up trend in the
stock.  The market reaction to the Sept 11th attack punished
the stock unfairly and ODP opened at $11 but quickly rebounded.
Now the stock has surpassed its pre-Sept 11 levels and is 
hitting 52-week highs.  Some analysts claim that the stock 
has already gone up too far for investors to be looking at it.
On a long-term basis it's hard to argue that there hasn't been
a lot of appreciation already.  It was only last December and
the stock was trading near $6.00.  However, that was last year.
The economy has been in its first recession since the Gulf war.
Yet ODP still expects to grow earnings by 15% in 2002.  That means
the stock is trading at 18 times next years estimates.  Looking
at the point-and-figure chart shows the stock has made a huge
reversal that could continue for quite a while.  The long-term
moving averages have all started climbing and we're seeing 
what some chart readers call a "stage 2" ascent.  Over the 
short-term we would expect ODP to trade up to $18 which is a 
20% gain from current levels.  Longer-term it would be possible
to see it over $20 but then we would need to reassess the 
position if it hits our target of $18.00.  In the meantime,
if you are looking for a longer-term position we like a stop
at 12.90.  Short-term traders who want to take a stab at this
play could use a stop at 13.50 or even 14.25 depending on
your tolerance for risk but a dip back to $14 could be a good
buying opportunity.  If you're really averse to risk, consider
waiting until after the company announces earnings on Wednesday,
October 17th before initiating a new play.

Picked on October 12th at $14.90
Gain since picked:         +0.00
Earnings Date              10/17 (confirmed)





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American Express - AXP - close: 29.99 change: -0.01 stop: 28.60

Company Description
American Express Company, founded in 1850, is a diversified 
worldwide travel, financial and network services company. It is a 
leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, 
financial planning, investment products, insurance and 
international banking. (source: company press release)

Why We Like It:
As a Dow component stock, AXP has some catching up to do.  Yes, 
the company was one of several that lost office space with the
Sept. 11th attacks.  Yes, the company will be hit hard due to
the slow down in business travel.  Yes, the recent warning from
rival credit card company Providian does not bode well for AXP's
own credit card division.  However, despite all of these negatives
AXP has been hanging in there and slowly gaining back ground.
Management has vowed to reopen offices in Manhattan.  The travel
related division that produces some 66% of the company's revenues
should be rebounding as American's slowly begin traveling again.
Plus, the company does not cater to the higher risk customers 
in the credit card industry that PVN does.  Looking at the chart
one can see the higher lows and it looks like a bullish breakout
is imminent.  Looking at the point-and-figure chart shows the stock
has made a nice base and could potentially trade to $37 or $40.
Our target isn't quite so lofty but still worth while.  Our target
is 34.50 but we have to see the trigger to go long first.  That
trigger is a close over 30.50.  Aggressive players can consider 
any close over $30 but the 200-hour MA is at 30.46 and we want to
see that cleared.  To reduce our risk, we're going to begin the
play with a stop at 28.60, which is 10 cents below Friday's low.
This is less than 5% from the current price and makes for a nice
risk/reward scenario.

Picked on October 12th at $29.99
Gain since picked:         +0.00
Earnings Date              10/22 (not confirmed)




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Suiza Foods - SZA - close: 59.43 change: -0.65 stop: 57.50

Company Description
Suiza Foods Corporation, based in Dallas, is the nation's leading 
dairy processor and distributor, producing a full line of 
company-branded and customer-branded products.  Additionally, the 
company owns approximately 43% of Consolidated Container Company, 
one of the nation's largest manufacturers of rigid plastic 
containers. (source: company press release)

Why We Like It:
A strong defensive play, shares of SZA rocketed higher during the 
second half of September.  The strength of SZA's stock has not been
a new discovery for investors.  The company has been on a strong
up trend for the last few months with regular pullbacks allowing
buyers to step back in and enjoy the next leg up.  This is where
we feel SZA is today.  The stock has seen a strong round of profit
taking from the September gains.  The intraday dip on Friday showed
the stock bouncing off of support near $58/$59 which had been
previous resistance back in August.  Since the middle of May the 
stock has rarely dipped below the 50-dma which is resting at 
58.10.  All of these factors lead us to believe the stock has 
finished the latest pullback and is ready to begin the next rally.
As a company with an economically defensive product line SZA 
should do well if the markets recoil under any future recession
news and the shareholder approval of the merger with rival Dean
Foods will create a company with sales of almost $10 billion a
year (the deal is still waiting for federal approval).  On a 
trading basis we like the stock here and further dips to $59
but wouldn't mind waiting for the stock to close over $60 to
confirm a new up trend might be on the way.  We'll start the play
with a stop at 57.50.  This is below Friday's low and below the
50-dma at 58.10.  With a short-term target of $65 we like our
risk/reward scenario.  Earnings are expected in November.

Picked on October 12th at $59.43
Gain since picked:         +0.00
Earnings Date              11/07 (confirmed)





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Loews Corp - LTR - close: 46.01 change: -0.43 stop: 

Company Description
Loews is a holding company with subsidiaries in insurance,
cigarettes, hotels, offshore oil and gas drilling and the
sale of watches.  

Why We Like It:
We believe in diversity but LTR management may be suffering from 
a lack of focus.  Oil stocks have been doing well this last week
but shares of LTR have failed to participate.  The same goes for
tobacco companies who have out performed LTR lately.  Obviously,
LTR was and will be affected by the Sept. 11 attacks due to their
insurance and hotel divisions but other stocks in those sectors 
appear to be holding their gains.  If you look at the chart of
LTR you'll see that the downtrend began back in mid-May.  Since
then it's been a painfully slow sell-off with no stopping.  The
bounce from late September to early October merely brought shares
of LTR to pre-attack levels.  Once there it appears the bears 
reasserted themselves and the downtrend continues.  New shorts 
need to be careful and select their entry carefully.  Our trigger
would be a close under $45 which has acted as support for the
month of October.  The short-term downside target would be $41,
or September's low but if the downtrend continues we could see LTR
in the mid-30's.  To begin the play we have to start with a stop 
at $49.00 which is just under the 50-dma.  We'd prefer to trade
with one closer but until we get the close under $45 we need to 
allow for some movement.  Be patient in starting new plays and
confirm stock direction.  We might look for a failed rally at $47
as a potential entry if the stock surprises us on Monday with an
up day.  

Picked on October 12th at $46.01
Gain since picked:         +0.00
Earnings Date               N/A  (not confirmed)




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Suntrust Banks - STI - close: 59.85 change: -0.65 stop: 62.25

Company Description
SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is the 
nation's ninth-largest commercial banking organization. As of 
June 30, 2001, SunTrust had total assets of $100.8 billion and 
total deposits of $63.3 billion. The company operates through an 
extensive distribution network in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, 
Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia and the District of Columbia and 
also serves customers in selected markets nationally. Its primary 
businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment 
services. Through various subsidiaries the company provides 
credit cards, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage and capital 
markets services. (source: company press release)

Why We Like It:
With the banking sector under performing the markets the last
week we decided to single out a real under performer.  Shares
of STI just crashed from $68 to $60 during the month of October.
The stock tried to consolidate and build a base at the $60 level
Friday's dip in the markets was too much for it.  Shares dipped
under support and remained there.  In defense of the bulls, the
stock has not closed under 59.50 the entire year (2001).  It is
possible we are seeing a false breakdown signal but looking at
a weekly chart of STI one can see that the stock does look tired
and the long-term moving averages are flattening out or slowly
rolling over.  Using the point-and-figure chart we see a potential
bearish price target of $50 but again this could be a false 
breakdown signal and it will likely take longer than a week or 
two to get that far.  Traders should confirm the stock's direction
on Monday or before they initiate a trade.  As long as STI is
trading under $60 we're probably fine.  We're going to start
the play with a stop at 62.25.

Picked on October 12th at $59.85
Gain since picked:         +0.00
Earnings Date              10/10 (confirmed)




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Watson Pharmaceuticals - WPI - cls: 52.60 chg: -0.85 stop: 55.00

Company Description
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., headquartered in Corona, 
California, is a leading specialty pharmaceutical company that 
develops, manufactures, markets and distributes branded and 
generic pharmaceutical products. Watson pursues a growth strategy 
combining internal product development, strategic alliances and 
collaborations and synergistic acquisitions of products and 
businesses.

Why We Like It:
The drug sector has really failed to participate in the broader 
market rally these last two weeks.  Investors have been moving
money into beaten down techs with an economy-be-damned sort of
attitude.  However, while the DRG.X has been range-bound for the
month of October and remains trading below its 200-dma, WPI has
fallen apart.  The stock traded up to resistance at $58 two weeks
ago and tried to hold its gains from the late September run up
but late week the stock dropped through its 200-dma investors 
appear to be moving out of the stock on account of the large
volume.  One can see that bears will probably be targeting 
September's low of $48.  We realize this is only 8% but from the
stock's lack of strength this last week there may be more weakness
to come.  We're going to initiate the play with a stop at $55.
Looking at the point-and-figure chart shows us a potential 
bearish price target of $43.  Confirm stock direction before 
playing.

Picked on October 12th at $52.60
Gain since picked:         +0.00
Earnings Date              08/14 (confirmed)





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Biomet Inc - BMET - close: 30.88 change: -0.17 stop: 29.00

This morning showed healthcare stocks weak ahead of the weekend
and BMET was again trading along support near $30.  The anthrax
scare in New York, which sent the Dow plunging midday, also sent
shares of BMET below support to its intraday low of 29.62.
Fortunately, this was the stock's 100-dma and when the market 
and sector started to recover BMET saw strong afternoon buying
again.  BMET's most recent 10-Q was released today and we stole
a few notes from the SEC filing.  For the three-month period
ending August 31, 2001, net sales increased 18% to $272 million.
The company's U.S.-based revenue increased 26%.  The 10-Q went
on to outline how some of their different product lines performed
with most up in sales over the same period last year.  Overall
net income was up 16% for the three months vs. the last year.
If the market returns to an overcautious environment we may see
a flight to safety stocks like BMET which have steady revenues 
and were not affected by the Sept. 11 attacks.  The dip today
concerned us and some of the indicators show the stock is beginning
to look tired.  However, with a stop at $29.00 we feel our risk
is pretty limited.  Readers may want to wait and see the stock
close over 31.50 before initiating any new long positions.

Picked on October 2nd at $30.35
Gain since picked:        +0.53
Earnings Date             09/20 (confirmed)




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Phillip Morris - MO - close: 50.64 change: -0.38 stop: 49.25 

Surprise. No sooner did we mention that a dip to $50 might be
the entry point to go long than shares of MO do just that.  Shares
actually traded down most of the morning but the sharp market
dip intraday could not convince MO to trade below the $50 mark.
Shares rallied around 1:30 from $50 to $51 but again faded towards
the close.  Volume was stronger than normal.  In the news, Phillip
Morris was reported as one of twelve companies invited to discuss
the privatization of Bulgarian government state tobacco monopoly
Bulgartabak Holdings.  Plus, a Reuters story reported that the
industry expects a 10 cent price hike per pack for cigarettes.
Smokers probably won't see it until late October or November.
One analyst claims that cigarette prices are still relatively low
for Americans compared to the rest of the world.  Our trading 
perspective for MO remains the same.  The stock looks good here
and on any dip back to $50.  The stock will continue to attract
buyers as it offers a nice dividend of $2.32 which currently
produces a yield over 4.5%.  Plus, the company has strong
revenues and an economically defensive product line.  This is
one of the few companies that we will consider holding over
the earnings report (our normal policy is to close a trade
over an earnings report).  Earnings are expected on Wednesday,
October 17th, so maybe we'll see some more buying interest
ahead of the announcement.  

Picked on August 30th at $47.94
Gain since picked:        +2.70
Earnings Date             10/17 (confirmed)





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Sysco Corp - SYY - close: 25.22 change: -0.03 stop: 26.50

There really isn't much new to report on SYY from our Thursday
update.  The stock opened at 24.93 which was a definite sign
of weakness as $25 is supposed to be support.  The stock
traded down from there to 24.76 but did see some strength
towards the close as the broader markets bounced.  As you know,
we're playing SYY as an indirect play on the restaurant business.
A slowing economy doesn't benefit the big city eateries and
as a food supplier to the industry SYY is bound to be affected
by a slow down.  Earnings are expected on Thursday, Oct. 18th
but we have not yet decided if this is one stock worth 
holding over the report for.  We get the feeling that we're
just waiting for the bulls to give up before the stock slides
back to the $22 level.  New positions could be considered 
once the stock closes under $25.  On a trading level, check
out a 60 minute chart.  The 200-hour MA has proved resistance
in the past and it's currently resting near $26.

Picked on October 5th at $26.12
Gain since picked:        +0.90
Earnings Date             10/18 (not confirmed)







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In section three:

Market Watch for Week of October 1st
   - Major Earnings
   - Stock Splits
   - Economic Reports

Trading Ideas
  Value Plays With Bullish Signals
  Breakout to Upside (Stocks $5 to $20)
  Breakout to Upside (Stocks over $20)      
  Breakout to Downside (Stocks over $20)      
  Recently Overbought With Bearish Signals (Stocks over $20)

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Market Watch for the week of October 15th
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  Major Earnings This Week
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Symbol  Company               Date           Comment      EPS Est   

------------------------ MONDAY ------------------------
ARMHY   ARM Holdings plc      Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.04 
BAC     Bank of America       Mon, Oct 15        N/A         1.25 
BK      Bank of New York      Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.51 
BCC     Boise Cascade         Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.16 
CGNX    Cognex                Mon, Oct 15  After the Bell    0.04 
DOV     Dover                 Mon, Oct 15  After the Bell    0.16 
DYN     Dynegy                Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.82 
ETN     Eaton                 Mon, Oct 15        N/A         0.63 
FNM     Fannie Mae            Mon, Oct 15        N/A         1.32 
GCI     Gannett               Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.64 
GLM     Global Marine         Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.33 
HIB     Hibernia Corporation  Mon, Oct 15        N/A         0.35 
MHK     Mohawk Industries     Mon, Oct 15  After the Bell    0.87 
NHY     Norsk Hydro           Mon, Oct 15        N/A          N/A 
NFB     North Fork Bancorp    Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.50 
NTRS    Northern Trust        Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.57 
NVLS    Novellus Systems      Mon, Oct 15  After the Bell    0.24 
PKG     Pack. Corp. of Am.    Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.26 
PRK     Park National         Mon, Oct 15        N/A         1.45 
RLRN    Rena. Learning Inc.   Mon, Oct 15  After the Bell    0.26 
STJ     St. Jude Medical      Mon, Oct 15  Before the Bell   0.55 
TIN     Temple Inland         Mon, Oct 15        N/A         0.50 
UIS     Unisys                Mon, Oct 15  After the Bell    0.06 

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ADVS    Advent Software       Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.17 
ASD     American Standard     Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   1.23 
ASO     AmSouth Banc.         Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.37 
ONE     Bank One              Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.62 
BGEN    Biogen                Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.44 
BBOX    Black Box Net. Ser.   Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.92 
BLK     BlackRock             Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.41 
CHRW    C.H. Robinson Wrld.   Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.25 
BCR     C.R. Bard             Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.69 
CDN     Cadence Design Sys.   Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.20 
COF     Capital One Fin.      Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.75 
CAT     Caterpillar           Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.62 
CEC     CEC Entertainment     Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.56 
CNT     CenterPoint Prop. Trs Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.97 
CNB     Colonial BancGroup    Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.28 
CMA     Comerica              Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   1.19 
CBSH    Commerce Bancshares   Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.72 
CBSS    Compass Bancshares    Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.53 
CPO     Corn Products Int.    Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.45 
CVTX    CV Therapeutics       Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell   -0.94 
DPH     Delphi Auto. Sys.     Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.05 
DV      DeVry                 Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.21 
DO      Diamond Off. Drill    Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.34 
DSL     Downey Financial      Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   1.11 
DUK     Duke Energy           Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.76 
ENE     Enron                 Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.43 
FITB    Fifth Third Bancorp   Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.61 
FE      FirstEnergy           Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.99 
FRX     Forest Laboratories   Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.41 
FCX     Freeport-McMoRan      Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.10 
FULT    Fulton Financial      Tue, Oct 16  During the Market 0.38 
GNTX    Gentex                Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.21 
GSB     Golden State Bancorp  Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.71 
HNI     Hon Industries        Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.36 
HBAN    Huntington Bancshares Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.29 
ITWO    i2 Technologies       Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell   -0.13 
INET    Instinet Group Llc    Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell    N/A 
INTC    Intel                 Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.10 
IBM     Int. Bus. Machines    Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.90 
ITG     Invst. Tech. Group    Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.46 
JKHY    Jack Henry & Ass.     Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.17 
JNC     John Nuveen           Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.57 
JNJ     Johnson & Johnson     Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.48 
KRI     Knight-Ridder         Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.63 
KFT     Kraft Foods Inc.      Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.29 
LLTC    Linear Technology     Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.14 
MYG     Maytag                Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.42 
MEL     Mellon Bank           Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.42 
MERQ    Mercury Interactive   Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.10 
MLNM    Millennium Phar.      Tue, Oct 16        N/A        -0.15 
NYCB    N.Y. Community Banc.  Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.32 
SPOT    PanAmSat              Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.01 
PH      Parker Hannifin       Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.50 
PPDI    Phar. Product Dev.    Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.22 
PPP     Pogo Producing        Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.29 
PII     Polaris Industries    Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   1.38 
PMTC    PTC                   Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.01 
RTRSY   Reuters Group         Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell    N/A 
RFMD    RF Micro Devices      Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.00 
RHI     Robert Half Int.      Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.13 
PHG     Royal Philips         Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell    N/A 
SEIC    SEI Investments       Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.28 
SJR     Shaw Communications   Tue, Oct 16  During the Market  N/A 
SKYF    Sky Financial Group   Tue, Oct 16         N/A        0.37 
LUV     Southwest Airlines    Tue, Oct 16         N/A        0.11 
SUP     Superior Industries   Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.41 
TDS     Telephone Data        Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.86 
TLAB    Tellabs               Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.01 
TER     Teradyne              Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell   -0.31 
YUM     Tricon Global Rest.   Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.80 
TSS     TSYS                  Tue, Oct 16        N/A         0.13 
USM     U.S. Cellular         Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.69 
UTX     United Technologies   Tue, Oct 16        N/A         1.12 
UHS     Uni. Health Services  Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.44 
USB     US Bancorp            Tue, Oct 16  During the Market 0.16 
VRTS    Veritas Software      Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.11 
WM      Washington Mutual     Tue, Oct 16  After the Bell    0.94 
WFC     Wells Fargo           Tue, Oct 16  Before the Bell   0.69 

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TDSC    3D Systems            Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.16 
NDN     99 CENTS Only         Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.21 
AOS     A. O. Smith           Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.01 
ACTP    ActionPoint           Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell     N/A 
AMD     Advanced Micro Dev.   Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.23 
AL      Alcan Inc.            Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.30 
ALEX    Alexander&Baldwin     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell     N/A 
ATI     Allegheny Tech.       Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.10 
AHAA    Alpha Industries      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.06 
ABK     Ambac Financial       Wed, Oct 17         N/A        1.03 
AWA     America West Hold.    Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -1.58 
APH     Amphenol              Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.43 
AMSG    AmSurg                Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.19 
AOL     AOL Time Warner       Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.26 
AAPL    Apple Computer        Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.16 
AINN    Applied Innovation    Wed, Oct 17        N/A          N/A 
ATMI    ATMI                  Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bel   -0.20 
AUGT    Aug. Tech. Corp.      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.13 
ADP     Automatic Data Proc.  Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.31 
AVP     Avon Products         Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.44 
AZR     Aztar                 Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.37 
BLX     Bnc Latino. de Exprt. Wed, Oct 17        N/A         1.49 
BXS     BancorpSouth          Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.30 
BWE     BancWest              Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.49 
BELM    Bell Microproducts    Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.20 
BTGC    Bio-Tech. General     Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell    N/A 
BOKF    BOK Financial         Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.50 
BCGI    Boston Comm. Group    Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.06 
BRCM    Broadcom              Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.15 
BRKT    Brooktrout            Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.30 
CDWC    CDW Comp. Centers     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.44 
CLTK    Celeritek             Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.26 
CLS     Celestica             Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.32 
CEBC    Centennial Bancorp    Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.13 
CEN     Ceridian              Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.15 
CERN    Cerner                Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.24 
CHB     Champion Enterprises  Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.05 
CHZ     Chittenden            Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.46 
CRC     Chromcraft Revington  Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.24 
C       Citigroup             Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.64 
CBCF    Citizens Banking      Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.56 
CNF     CNF Transportation    Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.12 
CCE     Coca-Cola Enter.      Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.11 
CMRC    Commerce One          Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.24 
CNMD    CONMED                Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.22 
CVTI    Covenant Transport    Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.10 
CACC    Credit Acceptance     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.17 
DTL     Dal-Tile Inter.       Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.34 
DCN     Dana                  Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.05 
DTLK    Datalink              Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.00 
DICE    Dice Inc.             Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.15 
DMRC    Digimarc              Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.28 
STXN    DMC Stratex Networks  Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.10 
D       Dominion Resources    Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   1.35 
DNB     Dun & Brad. Corp.     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.34 
ELK     Elcor                 Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.28 
EMC     EMC                   Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.05 
ESV     ENSCO International   Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.39 
EFX     Equifax               Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.30 
EQIX    Equinix               Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.48 
ETH     Ethan Allen Interiors Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.42 
ESCC    Evans & Suth. Comp.   Wed, Oct 17        N/A          N/A 
ESRX    Express Scripts A     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.40 
XTND    Extended Systems      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.31 
EXTR    Extreme Networks      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.01 
DAVE    Famous Dave`s of Am.  Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.08 
FILE    Filenet               Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.19 
FMBI    First Midwest Bancorp Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.52 
FRC     First Republic Bank   Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.42 
FTN     First TN National     Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.62 
FBF     FleetBoston Financial Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.70 
F       Ford Motor Company    Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.28 
FWRD    Forward Air           Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.22 
FRE     Freddie Mac           Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    1.07 
ZOOX    Gadzoox Networks      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.33 
GD      General Dynamics      Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   1.13 
GPC     Genuine Parts         Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.53 
GIGX.OB GIGA Information      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell     N/A 
GDW     Golden West Fin.      Wed, Oct 17        N/A         1.30 
GBBK    Greater Bay Bancorp   Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.48 
HAND    Handspring Inc        Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.26 
HET     Harrah`s Enter.       Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.56 
HRS     Harris                Wed, Oct 17  During the Market 0.26 
HNCS    HNC Software          Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.13 
HI      Household Inter.      Wed, Oct 17        N/A         1.07 
GMH     Hughes Electronics    Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.11 
IIVI    II-VI                 Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.15 
ITW     Illinois Tool Works   Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.66 
IMNX    Immunex               Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.07 
RX      IMS Health            Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.28 
INFS    InFocus               Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.11 
INSN    Insilicon Coporation  Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.15 
IP      International Paper   Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.05 
ISSX    Internet Sec. Sys.    Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.00 
INPH    Interphase            Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell     N/A 
IONA    IONA                  Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.09 
XXIA    Ixia                  Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.04 
JPM     J.P. Mor. Chase & Co  Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.53 
KEY     KeyCorp               Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.58 
KMI     Kinder Morgan         Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.46 
KMP     Kin. Mor. Ene. Part.  Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.37 
NITE    Knight Trading Group  Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.03 
KNGT    Knight Trans.         Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.24 
LRW     Labor Ready           Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.19 
LATD    Latitude Comm.        Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.07 
LCRY    LeCroy                Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.12 
LEG     Leggett & Platt       Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.29 
LIFE    Lifeline Systems      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.25 
LECO    Lincoln Electric      Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.48 
LIN     Linens `n Things      Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.38 
LNET    Lodgenet Enter.       Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.44 
LUFK    Lufkin Industries     Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.63 
LYNX    Lynx Therapeutics     Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.35 
MACR    Macromedia            Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.15 
MTMS    Made2Manage Systems   Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.07 
MCDT    McData Corporation    Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.02 
MEA     Mead                  Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.23 
MRCY    Mercury Computer      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.09 
MMSI    Merit Medical Sys.    Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.14 
MEOH    Methanex              Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.01 
MXT     Metris Companies      Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.68 
MOGN    MGI Pharma            Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.57 
MODI    Modine Manufacturing  Wed, Oct 17        N/A          N/A 
NAP     National Processing   Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.29 
NTSL    NetSolve              Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.05 
NYT     New York Times        Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.30 
NEWP    Newport Corporation   Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.01 
NWPX    Northwest Pipe        Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.51 
OO      Oakley                Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.21 
OXY     Occidental Petroleum  Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.70 
ODP     Office Depot          Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.20 
PRTH    Parthus Technologies  Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.14 
PKI     PerkinElmer           Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.35 
PFFB    PFF Bancorp           Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.62 
MO      Philip Morris         Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   1.07 
PLXT    PLX Technology        Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.04 
PLCM    Polycom Incorporated  Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.12 
PP      Prentiss Properties   Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.85 
PGR     Progressive           Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    1.50 
PBKS    Provident Bankshares  Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.41 
PFGI    Provident Fin. Grp.   Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.69 
QUOT    Quotesmith.com        Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell     N/A 
RSYS    RadiSys               Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.08 
RBC     Regal-Beloit Corp.    Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.20 
RETK    Retek                 Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.03 
RFMI    RF Monolithics        Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell     N/A 
ROHN    ROHN Industries       Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.03 
RDC     Rowan Companies       Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.22 
SFNT    SafeNet               Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.09 
JOE     Saint Joe Company     Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.15 
SNDK    SanDisk               Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.60 
SDC     Santa Fe Inter.       Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.46 
SGK     Schawk                Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell    N/A 
SIB     SI Bank & Trust       Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.50 
SEBL    Siebel Systems        Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.09 
SSTI    Silicon Storage       Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.01 
SIPX    Sipex                 Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.11 
SMTF    SmartForce            Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.08 
SONC    Sonic Corporation     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.47 
SON     Sonoco Products       Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.41 
SOTR    SouthTrust            Wed, Oct 17         N/A        0.41 
SLNK    SpectraLink           Wed, Oct 17         N/A        0.12 
SPNC    Spectranetics         Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.01 
SPCT    Spectrian             Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -1.09 
STT     State Street          Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.49 
SYK     Stryker               Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.30 
SMT     Summit Properties     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.59 
SURE    Surebeam              Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.16 
SYMC    Symantec              Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.43 
SNV     Synovus Financial     Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.27 
SYNP    Synplicity            Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.00 
SYY     Sysco                 Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.24 
TALX    TALX Corp             Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.13 
TBAC    Tandy Brands          Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.34 
TCB     TCF Financial         Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.68 
TFX     Teleflex              Wed, Oct 17        N/A         0.59 
TPP     Teppco                Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.36 
TXN     Texas Instruments     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.04 
TMS     Thomson Multimedia    Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell    N/A 
TMBS    Timberline Software   Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.05 
TTN     Titan                 Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.11 
TXCC    TranSwitch            Wed, Oct 17        N/A        -0.08 
TVLY    Travelocity.com       Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.08 
TRW     TRW                   Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.54 
TSTN    Turnstone Systems     Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.14 
UNBO    UNB CORP OHIO         Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.36 
UACA    Union Acceptance      Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell     N/A 
UB      UnionBanCal           Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.77 
MTN     Vail Resorts          Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell  -0.50 
VLCT    Valicert, Inc.        Wed, Oct 17         N/A       -0.24 
VLY     Valley Nat. Banc.     Wed, Oct 17         N/A        0.45 
VALM    Valmont               Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell     N/A 
VFC     VF                    Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell    0.89 
VVUS    Vivus                 Wed, Oct 17         N/A       -0.05 
WMO     Wausau-Mosinee        Wed, Oct 17         N/A        0.11 
WEBX    WebEx, Inc.           Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.11 
WES     Westcorp              Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   0.29 
WSTL    Westell Technologies  Wed, Oct 17         N/A       -0.11 
WHR     Whirlpool             Wed, Oct 17  Before the Bell   1.46 
XICO    Xicor                 Wed, Oct 17  After the Bell   -0.01 

------------------------ THURSDAY ------------------------

AFCI    Advanced Fibre Comm.  Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.04 
AOG     Alberta Energy        Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell    N/A 
ALE     Allete                Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.49 
ALL     Allstate              Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.64 
AMCC    App. Mic. Cir. Corp.  Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell   -0.05 
ATR     AptarGroup            Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.51 
ASBC    Associated Banc-Corp  Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.66 
ASFC    Astoria Financial     Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   1.20 
ATML    Atmel                 Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell   -0.06 
ALV     Autoliv               Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.12 
BOL     Bausch & Lomb         Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.24 
BAX     Baxter International  Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.45 
BLS     BellSouth             Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.59 
BR      Burlington Resources  Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.27 
BOBJ    Business Objects      Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.12 
ELY     Callaway Golf         Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.19 
POS     Catalina Marketing    Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.20 
CEY     Certegy               Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.34 
CHKP    Chk. Pnt. Soft. Tech. Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.29 
CAKE    Cheesecake Factory    Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.20 
CL      Colgate-Palmolive     Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.49 
CA      Comp. Ass. Inter.     Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.52 
CPWR    Compuware             Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.10 
CNXT    Conexant Systems      Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell   -0.56 
ED      Consolidated Edison   Thu, Oct 18        N/A         1.39 
GLW     Corning               Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.03 
CR      Crane                 Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.39 
CY      Cypress Semiconductor Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell  -0.11 
DLX     Deluxe                Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.66 
DL      Dial                  Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.19 
DTC     Domtar                Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.08 
EBAY    eBay                  Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.11 
ECL     Ecolab                Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.44 
LLY     Eli Lilly             Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.66 
EMLX    Emulex                Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.08 
FMER    FirstMerit            Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.48 
FO      Fortune Brands        Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.58 
GTW     Gateway               Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell   -0.15 
GM      General Motors        Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.80 
GENZ    Genzyme               Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.29 
GP      Georgia-Pacific       Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.16 
GPT     GreenPoint Financial  Thu, Oct 18        N/A         1.00 
GDT     Guidant               Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.40 
HSC     Harsco Corporation    Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.67 
HSY     Hershey Foods         Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.86 
HMT     Host Marriott REIT    Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.26 
HUBb    Hubbell               Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.34 
HU      Hudson United Bancorp Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.51 
IDPH    Idec Pharmaceuticals  Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.15 
ILUM    Illuminet Holdings    Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.29 
IMO     Imperial Oil Limited  Thu, Oct 18        N/A          N/A 
NDE     IndyMac Bancorp Inc.  Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.50 
IR      Ingersoll-Rand        Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.45 
KLAC    KLA-Tencor            Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.43 
LIZ     Liz Claiborne         Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   1.41 
MAN     Manpower              Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.46 
MAT     Mattel                Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.47 
MEDI    MedImmune             Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell   -0.08 
MRK     Merck                 Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.84 
MSFT    Microsoft             Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.39 
MIL     Millipore             Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.38 
MOLX    Molex                 Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.14 
NCC     National City         Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.57 
NXY     Nexen                 Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell    N/A 
GAS     Nicor                 Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.55 
NT      Nortel Networks       Thu, Oct 18        N/A        -0.28 
NUE     Nucor                 Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.24 
PBCT    People`s Bank         Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.27 
PSFT    PeopleSoft            Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.12 
PBI     Pitney Bowes          Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.57 
PMCS    PMC-Sierra            Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell   -0.18 
PNC     PNC Fin. Serv.s Grp.  Thu, Oct 18        N/A         1.05 
PPG     PPG Industries        Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.54 
PCP     Precision Castparts   Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.78 
PHCC    Priority Healthcare   Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.16 
PVN     Providian Financial   Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.81 
DGX     Quest Diagnostics     Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.47 
QTRN    Quintiles Trans.      Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.10 
RJR     R.J. Rey. Tob. Hld.   Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   1.29 
RTN     Raytheon Co.          Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.42 
RG      Rogers Communications Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell    N/A 
RCN     Rog. Wrlss. Comm. Inc.Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell  -0.23 
RSLN    Roslyn Bancorp        Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.32 
TSG     Sabre Holdings Corp.  Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.39 
SAP     SAP A.G. ADS          Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.13 
SFA     Scientific-Atlanta    Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.19 
SHW     Sherwin-Williams      Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.60 
SKFR    SKF AB ADR            Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell    N/A 
SII     Smith International   Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.81 
SNWL    SonicWALL             Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.08 
SOV     Sovereign Bancorp     Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.25 
FON     Sprint (FON Group)    Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.28 
PCS     Sprint (PCS Group)    Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell  -0.22 
SWK     Stanley Works         Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.61 
STM     STMicroelectronics    Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.04 
SUNW    Sun Microsystems      Thu, Oct 18        N/A        -0.06 
SDS     SunGard Data Systems  Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.21 
SBL     Symbol Technologies   Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.05 
TECH    Techne                Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.20 
TE      TECO Energy           Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.71 
TKLC    Tekelec               Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.03 
TXT     Textron               Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell  -0.25 
THQI    THQ Inc               Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.11 
TBL     Timberland            Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   1.20 
TRB     Tribune               Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.09 
TQNT    TriQuint Semi.        Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.04 
TYC     Tyco International    Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.84 
UNP     Union Pacific         Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.99 
UPC     Union Planters        Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.81 
UPS     United Parcel Ser.    Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.46 
SLM     USA Education         Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.96 
VVI     Viad                  Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.31 
WBST    Webster Financial     Thu, Oct 18  Before the Bell   0.69 
WTNY    Whitney Holding       Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.71 
WL      Wilmington Trust      Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.95 
XLNX    Xilinx                Thu, Oct 18        N/A         0.03 
ZION    Zions Bancorp         Thu, Oct 18  After the Bell    0.82 

------------------------ FRIDAY ------------------------

AKS     AK Steel Holding      Fri, Oct 19  During the Market-0.09 
LNT     Alliant Energy        Fri, Oct 19        N/A         0.92 
DHR     Danaher               Fri, Oct 19        N/A         0.59 
EQT     Equitable Resources   Fri, Oct 19  During the Market 0.32 
G       Gillette              Fri, Oct 19  Before the Bell   0.28 
NOK     Nokia                 Fri, Oct 19  Before the Bell   0.13 
PNR     Pentair               Fri, Oct 19  Before the Bell   0.50 
SEPR    Sepracor              Fri, Oct 19  Before the Bell  -0.94 
SPW     SPX                   Fri, Oct 19  Before the Bell   1.49 
VC      Visteon               Fri, Oct 19  Before the Bell  -0.50 
WPO     Washington Post       Fri, Oct 19        N/A         1.39 
WIT     Wipro Limited         Fri, Oct 19        N/A         0.19 



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  Upcoming Stock Splits This Week
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Upcoming Stock Splits This Week...

Symbol  Company Name          Splits  Payable    Executable
  
PMFG    Peerless Mfg          2:1     10/18      10/19


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  Economic Reports This Week
  --------------------------

An earnings season few investors and analysts have been
looking forward to really swings into full gear this week.
We've only listed some of the more major companies reporting.
These 3Q earnings reports will continue to take a back seat to
the war on terrorism.  Further terrorist attacks and new cases
of anthrax may also keep a pall over the markets.  When analysts
can focus on the earnings reports most eyes and ears will be
looking for the post report conference call and the guidance
going forward more than the actual numbers (unless the numbers
are just terrible).  Given the current environment most market
watchers will probably pay attention to the CPI report on Friday.


Monday, 10/15/01
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Business Inventories   Aug  Forecast:  -0.3%  Previous:  -0.5%

Tuesday, 10/16/01
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Industrial Production  Sep  Forecast:  -0.7%  Previous:  -0.8%
Capacity Utilization   Sep  Forecast:  75.6%  Previous:  76.2% 

Wednesday, 10/17/01
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Housing Starts         Sep  Forecast:  1.49M  Previous:  1.53M
Building Permits       Sep  Forecast:  1.46M  Previous:  1.56M

Thursday, 10/18/01
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Initial Claims       10/13  Forecast:   N/A   Previous:   468K
Philadelphia Fed       Oct  Forecast:  -13.4  Previous:   -7.3

Friday, 10/19/01
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CPI                    Sep  Forecast:   0.2%  Previous:   0.1%
Core CPI               Sep  Forecast:   0.2%  Previous:   0.2%
Trade balance          Aug  Forecast:-$28.4B  Previous:-$28.8B
Treasury Budget        Sep  Forecast: $29.0B  Previous: $65.7B




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  Trading Ideas 
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This section contains stocks that meet criteria which may make 
them of interest to long and short side traders.  These are not 
recommendations, nor have they been reviewed by PremierInvestor 
editors for investment potential.  However, each of them has 
technical and fundamental characteristics that make them worthy 
of further review by traders and investors looking for fresh ideas. 
New stocks will appear daily following the market close.  

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Value Plays With Bullish Signals 
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Ticker  Company Name               Close     Change 

ELUX    Electrolux                 24.30     +0.89
NRG     Nrg Energy Inc             19.05     +0.93
CHP     C&D Technologies           21.48     +1.25
DIGL    Digital Lightwave           7.75     +0.84
PVA     Penn Virginia              31.75     +0.85

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Breakout to Upside (Stocks $5 to $20) 
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Ticker  Company Name               Close     Change 

CIEN    Ciena Corp                 17.13     +1.89
PMCS    PMC Sierra                 18.80     +2.38
AMCC    Applied Micro Circuits     13.10     +2.26
VTSS    Vitesse Semiconductor      11.35     +1.23
TWTC    Time Warner Telecom        10.99     +1.04

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Breakout to Upside (Stocks over $20) 
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Ticker  Company Name               Close     Change 

VRTS    Veritas Software           28.18     +1.08
GENZ    Genzyme Corp               53.03     +2.24
JNPR    Juniper Networks           21.06     +4.42
BRCD    Brocade Communications     25.36     +2.62
QLGC    Qlogic Corp                37.06     +2.82

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Breakout to Downside (Stocks over $20) 
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Ticker  Company Name               Close     Change 

PEP     Pepsico Inc                47.78     -1.22
KO      Coca-Cola Co               44.80     -1.25
AHP     American Home Products     56.82     -1.07
HI      Household International    54.89     -2.06
BTY     British Telecom            49.09     -1.05

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Recently Overbought With Bearish Signals (Stocks over $20) 
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Ticker  Company Name               Close     Change 

CI      Cigna Corp                 83.19     -0.91
DV      Devry Inc                  34.58     -1.27
ALO     Alpharma Inc               28.45     -1.54



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