A slightly weaker open following higher than expected initial claims (429k vs. 390k). We chopped in a narrow range for most of the session, but managed new recovery closing highs by EOD. Next short-term target is 1362.
Stocks in play for tomorrow - RIMM - Q1 earnings warning - big gap down. CAT earnings in pre-market. Since Caterpillar last reported, the stock has gained 17.5% versus the S&P 500, which is 4.8% higher. Also, since CAT last reported, it purchased Bucyrus (previously BUCY).
Biotech/PharmaETFIBB has been one of the best performing sectors since the March correction as depicted on the chart above.
AMGN rebounded strong this week after last Friday's earnings sell-off. Now ESRX, a pharma related name, is doing the same following earnings weakness on Monday evening.
AMRN another Biotech, set up a sweet dip buy as depicted below. Also setting up a C&H pattern for tomorrow.
Two trades in AMRN. 1. Long bullish rounded bottom; and 2. Re-enter long when price corrects back to its trendline as depicted on 1 min. chart below.