Zacks.com featured expert Kevin Matras highlights: Church & Dwight Co. Inc., RLJ Lodging Trust, PacWest Bancorp, American Express Company and C.R. Bard Inc. PR Newswire CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Stocks in this week's article include: Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE: CHD), RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ), PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW), American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) and C.R. Bard Inc. (NYSE: BCR). Kevin Matras shows how to use stock retracements and moving averages to pin-point rebound reversals and rally continuations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Screen of the Week written by Kevin Matras of Zacks Investment Research: In general, stocks that drop below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages are looked at as potentially bearish, while stocks that breakout above them are considered potentially bullish. Traders and investors will often key in on these levels as places to buy and sell stocks. Another often used indicator for buying and selling are retracements. Common retracement levels, as defined by Fibonacci, come in at 38.2%, 50% and 61.8%. These levels are looked at strategically, like the moving averages, as places to either get long or short. With this screen (2 screens actually) we're going to combine both of these indicators to find stocks that look like bearish retracements and others that look like bullish set ups. For the rest of this Screen of the Week article please visit Zacks.com at: http://www.zacks.com/commentary/24702/ Sign up now for your free trial today and start picking better stocks immediately. And with the backtesting feature, you can test your ideas to see how you can improve your trading in both up markets and down markets. Don't wait for the market to get better before you decide to do better. Start learning how to be a better trader today: http://at.zacks.com/?id=111 Disclosure: Officers, directors and/or employees of Zacks Investment Research may own or have sold short securities and/or hold long and/or short positions in options that are mentioned in this material. An affiliated investment advisory firm may own or have sold short securities and/or hold long and/or short positions in options that are mentioned in this material. About Screen of the Week Zacks.com created the first and best screening system on the web earning the distinction as the "#1 site for screening stocks" by Money Magazine. But powerful screening tools is just the start. That is why Zacks created the Screen of the Week to highlight profitable stock picking strategies that investors can actively use. Each week, Zacks Profit from the Pros free email newsletter shares a new screening strategy. Learn more about it here http://at.zacks.com/?id=112 About Zacks Zacks.com is a property of Zacks Investment Research, Inc., which was formed in 1978 by Leonard Zacks. As a PhD in mathematics Len knew he could find patterns in stock market data that would lead to superior investment results. Amongst his many accomplishments was the formation of his proprietary stock picking system; the Zacks Rank, which continues to outperform the market by nearly a 3 to 1 margin. The best way to unlock the profitable stock recommendations and market insights of Zacks Investment Research is through our free daily email newsletter; Profit from the Pros. In short, it's your steady flow of Profitable ideas GUARANTEED to be worth your time! Register for your free subscription to Profit from the Pros http://at.zacks.com/?id=113 Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/zacksresearch Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch Zacks Investment Research is under common control with affiliated entities (including a broker-dealer and an investment adviser), which may engage in transactions involving the foregoing securities for the clients of such affiliates. Visit http://www.zacks.com/performance for information about the performance numbers displayed in this press release. Disclaimer: Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investors should always research companies and securities before making any investments. Nothing herein should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security. Contact: Jim Giaquinto Company: Zacks.com Phone: 312-265-9268 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit: www.Zacks.com SOURCE Zacks Investment Research, Inc. Website: http://www.zacks.com
Zacks.com featured expert Kevin Matras highlights: Church & Dwight Co. Inc., RLJ Lodging Trust, PacWest Bancorp, American
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