When I left you last week, I was in search of color Game Boys, so I was pleased that many of you came through with www.funcoland.com. Ironically, I have traded the stock ( Funco (FNCO) ) in the past, but overlooked the retail site. So, well done, folks!
A few thorough readers also checked out
for me and found a few, and some local D.C. retailers even volunteered they had a number in stock.
So, thank you one and all. The knowledge of the
readership really is impressive!
On the chart front, some most excellent candidates today. Of course, very few one, two, or three-letter stocks in the bunch, but I suppose that's the way it is in this Golden Age of Investing. Listen, I don't make the rules, I just try to play by them, and lately the rules say, tech, tech, TECH!
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First up, erstwhile reader
wanted a look at
TTI Team Telecom International
made the observation that due to both my and
respective comments about our wives, we come across as a "family-friendly" site. And you know, I like that comment; and it certainly warrants a look at Caroline's request for
was one of my FuncoLand discoverers, so he earned a peek at
I love a challenge, and
came forth with one. In his words, "it would take a lot of guts to make a long-term call on
that was anything other than upbeat!"
Doug, sorry, I just can't disappoint you: I love this chart!
Many, many requests for the "forgotten" tech stock,
. But, don't worry, GBS
David A. Basiji
was stumped by
. It was a bit tricky before this past Tuesday, but now, David, it's a no-brainer.
was yet another reader who pointed me to FuncoLand, so in return, I'll look at his request for
implored me to highlight
as a "textbook" breakout. James, I'll grant you it's a good breakout, but not one without some problems.
And that, my friends, puts the finishing touches on yet another wild week. A week that concludes with both my girls swimming in the
. Let's just hope I have some fingernails left by this time next week!
Gary B. Smith is a freelance writer who trades for his own account from his Maryland home using technical analysis. At time of publication, he held no positions in any securities mentioned in this column, although holdings can change at any time. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Smith writes five technical analysis columns for TheStreet.com each week, including Technician's Take, Charted Territory and TSC Technical Forum. While he cannot provide investment advice or recommendations, he welcomes your feedback at