Among the 200 most active stocks, 82% percent of the stocks are in the red (as of the time of this stock analysis). Around 40% of the stocks that are down belong to two market sectors: basic materials and technology.

Technology and basic materials have been two main sectors that have been leading the stock market in this recent up move. On the eve of today's trading session we explained why these two sectors would be weak today, which turned out to be the case. The report is at this link (Some browser may not show the link. If the link is not shown, please visit the section of the site containing the list of the previous posts to locate it:

Stock Market Big Picture (Eve of October 19, 2010)


One can have an eye ball scan of the list of stocks below, and note the performance the stocks which has been ranked by sectors for ease of analysis. One would also note that approximately one in five stocks went against today's stock market trend, but that is the exception. Rather the general the rule is the stock market is that stocks follow the rest of the stock market on most days. Therefore one has to be carefully if one were to consider buying a stock when the market is down.

A usefulness of the stocks that went against the stock market today is that one can save them in a watch list of stocks to be considered when the overall stock market resumes its uptrend.

Ticker Company Sector Change
CWTR Coldwater Creek Inc. Consumer Goods -35.45%
INFN Infinera Corp. Technology -35.44%
SVU SUPERVALU Inc. Services -14.76%
LDK LDK Solar Co., Ltd. Technology -14.51%
JASO JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. Technology -10.80%
SOL ReneSola Ltd. Technology -10.01%
YGE Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. Technology -9.94%
HL Hecla Mining Co. Basic Materials -7.96%
VMW VMware, Inc. Technology -7.56%
WFT Weatherford International Ltd. Basic Materials -7.55%
SLW Silver Wheaton Corp. Basic Materials -7.53%
CIEN CIENA Corp. Technology -7.50%
TNA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3X Shares Financial -7.37%
STP Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. Technology -6.99%
JDSU JDS Uniphase Corporation Technology -6.68%
AIB Allied Irish Banks plc Financial -6.50%
URBN Urban Outfitters Inc. Services -6.41%
NBR Nabors Industries Ltd. Basic Materials -6.33%
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc. Industrial Goods -5.94%
SD SandRidge Energy, Inc. Basic Materials -5.90%
KGC Kinross Gold Corporation Basic Materials -5.89%
OXY Occidental Petroleum Corporation Basic Materials -5.82%
M Macy's, Inc. Services -5.81%
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. Services -5.64%
DRYS DryShips, Inc. Services -5.56%
ABX Barrick Gold Corporation Basic Materials -5.31%
AUY Yamana Gold, Inc. Basic Materials -5.28%
CHS Chico's FAS Inc. Services -5.13%
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF Financial -5.08%
GG Goldcorp Inc. Basic Materials -4.98%
SLV iShares Silver Trust Financial -4.97%
ALU Alcatel-Lucent Technology -4.88%
JNPR Juniper Networks, Inc. Technology -4.85%
PBR-A Petroleo Brasileiro Basic Materials -4.67%
USO United States Oil Financial -4.56%
NEM Newmont Mining Corp. Basic Materials -4.50%
F Ford Motor Co. Consumer Goods -4.47%
X United States Steel Corp. Industrial Goods -4.31%
BAC Bank of America Corporation Financial -4.13%
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro Basic Materials -4.13%
MGM MGM Resorts International Services -4.03%
STX Seagate Technology PLC Technology -3.83%
VALE Vale S.A. Basic Materials -3.80%
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A. Financial -3.80%
IBM International Business Machines Corp. Technology -3.78%
AA Alcoa, Inc. Basic Materials -3.77%
ITUB Ita Financial -3.75%
HT Hersha Hospitality Trust Financial -3.69%
NOK Nokia Corporation Technology -3.66%
KR The Kroger Co. Services -3.65%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Basic Materials -3.58%
IPG Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Services -3.58%
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation Healthcare -3.55%
GLW Corning Inc. Technology -3.54%
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Index Financial -3.48%
CHK Chesapeake Energy Corporation Basic Materials -3.39%
RIMM Research In Motion Limited Technology -3.36%
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Financial -3.34%
SSO ProShares Ultra S&P500 Financial -3.34%
MBI MBIA Inc. Financial -3.33%
MU Micron Technology Inc. Technology -3.32%
AAPL Apple Inc. Technology -3.31%
QLD ProShares Ultra QQQ Financial -3.30%
FAS Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares Financial -3.27%
SPLS Staples, Inc. Services -3.25%
VWO Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock ETF Financial -3.24%
XRT SPDR S&P Retail Financial -3.20%
EWT iShares MSCI Taiwan Index Financial -3.19%
GLD SPDR Gold Shares Financial -3.15%
MSFT Microsoft Corporation Technology -2.94%
XRX Xerox Corp. Consumer Goods -2.94%
YHOO Yahoo! Inc. Technology -2.89%
SU Suncor Energy Inc. Basic Materials -2.89%
HAL Halliburton Company Basic Materials -2.87%
UNH Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Healthcare -2.87%
BIDU Baidu, Inc. Technology -2.83%
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR Financial -2.73%
PFE Pfizer Inc. Healthcare -2.70%
STT State Street Corp. Financial -2.64%
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. Basic Materials -2.60%
SLB Schlumberger Limited Basic Materials -2.57%
SIRI SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. Services -2.54%
C Citigroup, Inc. Financial -2.52%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. Healthcare -2.50%
WFR MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. Technology -2.46%
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Financial -2.42%
COP ConocoPhillips Basic Materials -2.42%
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Financial -2.41%
EFA iShares MSCI EAFE Index Financial -2.40%
SWY Safeway Inc. Services -2.36%
CAT Caterpillar Inc. Industrial Goods -2.36%
FXI iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index Financial -2.35%
SNDK SanDisk Corp. Technology -2.29%
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Financial -2.25%
MI Marshall & Ilsley Corporation Financial -2.25%
MRK Merck & Co. Inc. Healthcare -2.18%
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp. Basic Materials -2.14%
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Healthcare -2.12%
CBS CBS Corporation Services -2.12%
BTU Peabody Energy Corp. Basic Materials -2.08%
USB U.S. Bancorp Financial -2.03%
COCO Corinthian Colleges Inc. Services -2.02%
DOW The Dow Chemical Company Basic Materials -1.99%
BK The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Financial -1.99%
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. Technology -1.97%
ADBE Adobe Systems Inc. Technology -1.96%
T AT&T, Inc. Technology -1.71%
PEP Pepsico, Inc. Consumer Goods -1.70%
BP BP plc Basic Materials -1.66%
SPY SPDR S&P 500 Financial -1.64%
HPQ Hewlett-Packard Company Technology -1.62%
MET MetLife, Inc. Financial -1.61%
BRCM Broadcom Corp. Technology -1.60%
MRVL Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Technology -1.60%
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR Financial -1.58%
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. Technology -1.55%
EWH iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Financial -1.52%
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Financial -1.49%
TXN Texas Instruments Inc. Technology -1.48%
GE General Electric Co. Conglomerates -1.48%
AMAT Applied Materials Inc. Technology -1.46%
QQQQ PowerShares QQQ Financial -1.42%
SMH Semiconductor HOLDRs Financial -1.41%
SCHW Charles Schwab Corp. Financial -1.40%
BPOP Popular Inc. Financial -1.38%
DELL Dell Inc. Technology -1.36%
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp Financial -1.36%
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Financial -1.32%
TBT ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury Financial -1.31%
EBAY eBay Inc. Services -1.30%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson Healthcare -1.28%
Q Qwest Communications International Inc. Technology -1.26%
DYN Dynegy Inc. Utilities -1.24%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. Financial -1.23%
NVDA NVIDIA Corporation Technology -1.19%
CX CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. Industrial Goods -1.16%
XHB SPDR S&P Homebuilders Financial -1.13%
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated Technology -1.08%
ORCL Oracle Corp. Technology -0.99%
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan Index Financial -0.98%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Technology -0.97%
WFC Wells Fargo & Company Financial -0.97%
BRCD Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Technology -0.95%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Services -0.94%
MO Altria Group Inc. Consumer Goods -0.93%
NWSA News Corp. Services -0.86%
ALTR Altera Corp. Technology -0.84%
RF Regions Financial Corp. Financial -0.82%
HRB H&R Block, Inc. Services -0.80%
PHM PulteGroup, Inc. Industrial Goods -0.73%
KEY KeyCorp Financial -0.72%
CIM Chimera Investment Corporation Financial -0.71%
HD The Home Depot, Inc. Services -0.56%
AXP American Express Company Financial -0.53%
EMC EMC Corporation Technology -0.48%
MS Morgan Stanley Financial -0.45%
S Sprint Nextel Corp. Technology -0.44%
PG Procter & Gamble Co. Consumer Goods -0.42%
MOT Motorola Inc. Technology -0.38%
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Inc. Financial -0.35%
LOW Lowe's Companies Inc. Services -0.31%
AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Technology -0.22%
KG King Pharmaceuticals Inc. Healthcare -0.14%
INTC Intel Corporation Technology -0.06%
DUK Duke Energy Corporation Utilities -0.06%
LVLT Level 3 Communications Inc. Technology -0.03%
STI SunTrust Banks, Inc. Financial 0.20%
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc. Services 0.26%
IYR iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate Financial 0.33%
FTR Frontier Communications Corporation Technology 0.35%
GNW Genworth Financial Inc. Financial 0.38%
NLY Annaly Capital Management, Inc. Financial 0.39%
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Services 0.53%
SKS Saks Incorporated Services 0.58%
KO The Coca-Cola Company Consumer Goods 0.62%
UNG United States Natural Gas Financial 0.72%
MON Monsanto Co. Basic Materials 0.79%
AMR AMR Corporation Services 0.94%
MFA MFA Financial, Inc. Financial 1.29%
NTAP NetApp, Inc. Technology 1.31%
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Financial 1.72%
ZION Zions Bancorp. Financial 1.83%
FHN First Horizon National Corp. Financial 1.98%
QID ProShares UltraShort QQQ Financial 2.70%
GS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Financial 2.71%
PMI PMI Group Inc. Financial 3.32%
FAZ Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares Financial 3.39%
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P500 Financial 3.51%
COF Capital One Financial Corp. Financial 3.81%
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN Financial 3.99%
RDN Radian Group Inc. Financial 4.28%
MEE Massey Energy Co. Basic Materials 4.50%
PIP PharmAthene, Inc. Healthcare 5.00%
TWM ProShares UltraShort Russell2000 Financial 5.07%
TSTR TerreStar Corporation Technology 5.73%
CTIC Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Healthcare 7.07%
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares Financial 7.08%
MTG MGIC Investment Corp. Financial 7.47%
REE Rare Element Resources Ltd. Basic Materials 13.31%
ABK Ambac Financial Group, Inc. Financial 21.41%

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