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Watchlist Update: These Broken Leaders Have Lots of Room to Fall

Well, it was another brutal week for the stock market.

As of Friday morning, the Nasdaq 100 Index was off by 4.6%.

And that’s on top of a 5.8% decline the week before.

To put this selloff into perspective, here is a heatmap of the last 30 days…

S&P 500 Heatmap Last 30 Days – Source: TradingView

There just aren’t many stocks worth buying right now.

Leaders Lacking Strength

Our approach looks for strength – stocks trading near their highs and breaking out from tight consolidation areas.

Now, I keep a “Focus List” of stocks on my radar at all times. These are market-leading stocks with strong setups approaching their ideal buy point.

And as of Friday, almost all of them have fallen apart.

The only stocks holding up (at least for now) are Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) and Altus Power, Inc. (AMPS), which I included on last week’s Watchlist.

But not all is lost…

Bearish Momentum Building

Often, the best performers from one cycle are the names you want to short when they finally fail.

Look at the biggest winners of 2020…

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (ZM), Peloton Interactive, Inc. (PTON), Teladoc Health, Inc. (TDOC) and dozens of other former high-flyers have fallen 80% or more from their peak.

Why? Because they have further to fall.

Wall Street gets caught up in the hype and drives leading stocks to insane valuations.

When the company fails to meet the lofty expectations, common sense returns, and the stock tumbles.

So, it makes sense to watch these “broken leaders” for potential short trades.

Personally, I like to sell short when a stock bounces up into resistance. This allows me to use a tighter stop loss and risk less on the trade.

With that in mind, here are three short ideas I’m watching this week…

Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (Short Idea)

Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (LNTH) has been a standout all year.

The stock has more than tripled in the middle of a bear market on a steady rise higher.

Daily Chart of Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (LNTH) – Source: TradingView

But look at the chart now… Seven days in a row of lower lows and lower highs.

This stock is dead in the water, and it has lots of room to fall.

I would consider selling short on a bounce up to the 21- and 50-day moving averages.

Array Technologies, Inc. (Short Idea)

Array Technologies, Inc. (ARRY) has been one of the better-performing solar names. But last week, even solar stocks were not immune from the selling.

Daily Chart of Array Technologies, Inc. (ARRY) – Source: TradingView

ARRY has not broken the low of its base, which should now serve as resistance.

The 21- and 50-day moving averages are at the same level. This would be a lot for a stock to get through.

Consider a short on ARRY near that point.

Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (Short Idea)

After a clean breakout in July, Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (BEP) fell back to the breakout area and bounced.

Daily Chart of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (BEP) – Source: TradingView

Last week, it blew through this level and also sliced through its 200-day moving average without a second glance.

I would consider shorting any bounce on BEP with a stop near $37.

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That’s right… 382%!

Which is far better than the -20% the S&P has plunged to this year. 

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Embrace the surge,

Ross Givens
Editor, Stock Surge Daily

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