Thursday, August 9, 2018: Indexes Slightly Red, My Top Performers List

A Pretty Good Week So Far

DOW +16.64—-NASDAQ +6.38—-SP500 -0.75—-NYSE -11.68

Portfolio Leaders: AEO, SHOP, ISRG
Portfolio Laggards: BA, T, CAT

The major market indexes are doing pretty well this week, and appeared to be rebounding a bit from previous weeks.

Tesla (TSLA) has been the controversial stock as Elon Musk announced plans to take the company private and end at $420.

Below I post my list of Top Performers, a pet project that I’ve been working on this year, to identify the top performing stocks Year-to-Date.

I’ve been buying shares of American Eagle Outfitters (AEO). The company sells a range of apparel and accessories for men and women, and they operate in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, China and the United Kingdom. Their online stores are at: and

Randomguru’s Top Performers


This list is subject to change, as the performance of each stock changes.

The main criteria for getting on this list.

1. Stock has to have a strong uptrend in the past 6 months.

2. Ideally, the 20, 50 and 200 day moving averages have to be parallel (or near parallel) in an uptrend, and with few crossovers.

3. Stock has to have a healthy RSI.

4. Stock has to have strong average daily volume.

5. Stock has to be bullish or very bullish.

Today’s Leading Stocks

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)
finviz dynamic chart for  AEO
Shopify (SHOP)
finviz dynamic chart for  SHOP
Intuitive Surgical (ISRG)
finviz dynamic chart for  ISRG

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Carlos Rull

Carlos Rull is a musician living in the San Diego area. His interests include Yoga, Eastern Philosophy, Zen Buddhism, and Gardening. He plays drums, piano, and composes New Age & Ambient music, and his albums are available on iTunes and

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