Stocks to Watch for October 21, 2013
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Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) finished higher on Friday after bouncing off of its 20-day EMA, a strong support region, that may represent the bottom, in the short-term technical chart. Investors continued to support the stock around this key support level, absorbing the waves of selling and pushing the share price higher. There were 3 attempts over the last weeks to knock the share price lower but, each and every time, buyers absorbed the selling and kept on buying. Looks ready to break $11 and soar to new highs.

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National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG) broke out of its flag on Friday, with a gain of 36 cents to 5.85, closing above the 100-day EMA for the first time since May. Its momentum is likely to continue.

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Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA) has been trading in a five-week sideways range in the 3-3.50 area after a big up-move in September. Watching for a break of 3.5 on volume to confirm continuation of the uptrend.

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Looking at the technical chart of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) it has created a bullish flag, which suggests that the stock may break above the recent highs soon. Keep a watch on it and enter long on a close over 9.53

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The strong move in NewLead Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:NEWL) shares was something that I tweeted on Friday's morning. If you were following my twitter account you would have gotten the tweet when the stock was trading at 1.08. It ended the day at $1.69 a gain of 52%, trading more than 3.8M of shares, well above its average volume. Technical chart above shows bullish sign with %K line on top of %D line and CMF is beginning to move up coinciding with the gain in momentum. If the stock can break through $1.81, we should see a strong follow through move.

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ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR) coming back for another test of resistance. Long over $4.39

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Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) broke out to new highs Friday on solid volume. The short-term uptrend is intact and signals further bullishness on this stock. Buy the stock in dips with tight stop-loss at $25.45 EMA20.

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Biogen Idec Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) is inching closer and closer to another breakout move. The volume looks like it is picking back up and the MACD has crossed over. Look for a break above the 249 level to enter longs.

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Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG) A break of 2.83 should spike it to the 50-day exp moving average at $2.96. I will be watching very closely for news or unusual volume. The technical chart shows some signs of a possible bounce here due to the positive divergences (MACD, RSI, OBV) which often leads to short covering. The stock looks like it wants to run.

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