The following commentary comes from an independent investor or market observer as part of TheStreet's guest contributor program, which is separate from the company's news coverage.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The end of the year creates opportunities for market prognosticators to forecast markets, and create lists of stocks. One such list is Barron's "Favorite Stocks for Year Ahead." This list usually has fundamentally good ideas, but some technical screening can certainly help screen it further. So, we will examine this list to see what "tickles our fancy" on an intermediate-term basis. We will use weekly charts for our analysis.