NCFP Business News | June 2013 USA Market View

NCFP Business News | June 2013 USA Market View

Fig. 1 – Daily Candlestick chart of CLVS. It went up 83% from US$36.58 to $66.98.


By John Craciun *


STOCKS.  In the 1-month category, the best three stocks are CLVS @ 83%, TROVW @ 81% and TSLA @ 78%.

A stock trading on NasdaqGS, HTCH belongs to the Healthcare sector, Biotechnology industry.  With 61 employees, this Colorado-based, USA company focuses on acquiring, developing, and commercializing anti-cancer agents in USA, Europe and internationally.

The stock price went up because it announced the upsizing and pricing of public offering of common stock, new SEC form 8-K filings and favorable analyst coverage initiation.

The top three stocks in the 3-month category are YRCW @ 280%, CSIQ @ 217% and TSLA @ 183%.

In the YTD category the top three stocks are OSBC @ 352%, XRSC @ 339% and YRCW @ 325%.

The best three stocks in the 12-month category are HGSH @ 1,658%, ACAD @ 919% and TWO.W @ 500%.

Three stocks with the biggest 1-month decline are ABIO @ –51%, ECTE @ –54% and NBG @ –71%.

In the “What’s hot, what’s not” category, the five hottest stocks are ISNS, PWRD, RGLS, EMMS and MGPI; the five least hot stocks are VRTS, BBRY, NSPH, GFA and QLTI.

SECTORS.  8 industry sectors out of 182 are in green territory.

The top three winners are Oil – Exploration & Production, Internet Software Services and IT Services.  The three bottom sectors are Finance – Investment, Communications Infrastructure and Fertilizers.

MUTUAL FUNDS.  The top performers this month are four of the Kinetics Mutual Funds the Water @ 890%, two of the Ultrashort Latin America Profunds @ 26% and two of the Ultrashort Emerging Markets funds @ 20%.

EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS.  The best three ETFs this month are DJ-UBS Cotton TR Sun-Idx @ 5.68%, 2016 S&P Amt-free Municipal Services @ 1.96% and Utilities Alphadex @ –0.85%.

FUTURES.  The top contracts are: (Currencies) Swiss Franc @ 1.46%, (Energies) Crude oil @ 4.91%, (Financials) 30-day Fed Funds @ 0.01%, (Grains) Rough rice @ 0.16%, (Indices) CBOE S&P500 VIX @ 10.40%, (Meats) Lean Hogs @ 5.38%, (Metals) Copper @ –5.93% and (Softs) Cotton @ 2.40%.

INDEXES.  The best three indexes are CBOE Volatility Index @ 16.44%, DOW Utilities and S&P Utilities @ –1.32% and Dollar Index @ –1.34%.

DOW Jones Industrial Average finished down @ –3.24% this month.


            Relevant in June were titles like: “Is the housing recovery a sham?”, “El-Erian: walk, don’t run from equities risk”, “High returns? Private investors funding marijuana revolution”, “Is good financial news bad news for US financial markets?”, “Big banks bet on jumbo mortgages again”, “Whose spying is more of a threat to you: China or the US”, “I’m hedging my mortgage in Yen: Mauldin”, “60% chance of recession: PIMCO”, “Schiff: gold is going ‘to the moon’”, “IBM becomes #6 most shorted stock DOW stock, replacing Verizon”, “Did Obama just destroy the Internet?”, “Gold’s neglected cousin to face supply squeeze”, “Big bond bear lurks, but firms still love debt”, “Back on top: US again has the most millionaires”, “Americans exporting more oil for first time since ‘70s”, “Fed is creating an economic illusion: Peter Schiff”, “Insight: Losses loom for investors enmeshed in mortgage chaos”, “The middle class is getting fired, here’s how to survive: Altucher”, “US data more important than ever for markets”, “Gold is unsafe at any price: Dicker”, “Investors yank record US$62B from bonds”, “Protests, riots: why you should brace for more”, “The gold slide isn’t over: Mark Dow”, “Scary times hit mortgage shoppers”, “3 reasons gold will go to $800: RBC strategist”, “Fitch affirms U.S. AAA rating but outlook still negative”, “S&P 500 posts best first half since 1998”, which are self-explanatory.

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