Money Art | February 2014 USA Market View

Money Art – February 2014 USA market view

 

STOCKS.  In the 1-month category, the best three stocks are DHRM @ 67%, PLUG @ 64% and TKMR @ 44%.

A stock trading on NasdaqCM, DHRM belongs to the Healthcare sector, Medical Appliances & Equipment.  With 165 employees, this Beijing, China based company, through its subsidiaries, develops and distributes medical devices and sleep respiratory and oxygen therapy products in China.

The stock price went up because it received the ‘A’ credit rating from an industry body in China, it extended its exclusive distribution agreement with Timesco and because of issuing $6.7M registered direct offering of common stock and warrants.

The top three stocks in the 3-month category are PLUG @ 557%, EONC @ 462% and IFON @ 301%.

In the YTD category, the best three stocks are PLUG @ 201%, TKMR @ 159% and EONC @ 143%.

The best three stocks in the 12-month category are PLUG @ 2,647%, SPCB @ 1,302% and CSIQ @ 943%.

Three stocks with the biggest 1-month decline are PGRX @ –39%, KMI.W @ –45% and NIHD @ –58%.

In the “What’s hot, what’s not” category, the five hottest stocks are CBAK, HPJ, AAOI, MOBI and CETV; the five least hot stocks are KBR, MGRC, ELGX, APEI and IMI.

SECTORS.  151 industry sectors out of 182 are in green territory.

The top three winners are Mining – Silver, Internet services – Delivery and Other Alt Energy.  The three bottom sectors are Internet – Software, Electronics – Measuring Instruments and Consulting.

MUTUAL FUNDS.  The top performers this month are three of the Rydex Dynamic Fds Inverse Russell 2000 @ 356%, Ultrashort International Profund Investor 48% and Ivy Money Market Fd Class B @ 34%.

EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS.  The best three ETFs this month are Direxion Daily Junior Gold Mine @ 47%, Global Carbon Ipath @ 27%, G-X Gold Explorers ETF @ 18%.

FUTURES.  The top contracts are: (Currencies) New Zealand Dollar @ 3.41%, (Energies) Ethanol @ 27%, (Financials) T-bond @ 0.40%, (Grains) Oats @ 27%, (Indices) E-Mini S&P Midcap @ 7.98%, (Meats) Lean Hogs @ 14.19%, (Metals) Silver @ 10.47% and (Softs) Coffee @ 54.37%.

INDEXES.  The best three indexes are AMEX Composite @ 7.57%, S&P Materials @ 7.01% and S&P Healthcare @ 6.03%.

DOW Jones Industrial Average finished down @ –1.54% this month.

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            Relevant in February were titles like: “Why the charts do not predict that 2014 will be just like 1929”, “Switching to Android phones won’t save Microsoft”, “What investors don’t know about Facebook”, “Top five myths about the US economy”, “Why winter is a bigger threat to stocks than you think”, “Why the US needs to ‘break up’ with China”, “As the market comes back, commodities tell a scarier story”, “’Probably too late’ to buy US stocks: Marc Faber”, “Why raising the minimum wage could be bad policy”, “Gold’s doing something it hasn’t done in a long time”, “Are mortgage servicers back to their old tricks?”, “Why the rally in silver is in trouble?”, “Never buy the dips: Hoenig”, “Why Obama’s budget isn’t worth the paper it’s printed on”, “A word of warning on gold: investor fading may be fading”, “S&P500 rises to record, NASDAQ climbs to 14-year high (Feb. 24)”, “Why unprofitable companies are leading US stocks higher”, “Americans hate big Banks, but can’t quit them”, “Robert Schiller: We have a bubble”, “Could this be the key to success on Wall Street? Ray Dalio thinks so”, “This bull market could last another 15 years”, which are self-explanatory.

 

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