NNN $ATO WTR $WCN TFX

There seems to be a disconnect between the direction of the economy and the direction of the stock market.   Now I realize that the Conference Boards Leading Economic Indictor include the stock market as one of its components but it is just on of many factors.  The Conference Boards December Economic Indicator Report has the Leading Economic Indicators (LEI) declining slightly by .2% and the Coincedent Economic Indicators (CEI) still rising by .1%.

As I write this article the 10,000+ stocks in the Barchart data base tell a different story.  Less than 50% are trading above their Daily Moving Averages:

In my personal portfolios, I'm conservative and on the side lines till I see the market trading above its Daily Moving Averages

Today's list contains those few stocks trading above their DMA's.  This morning I used Barchart to sort the S&P 400 Mid Cap Stock Index stocks to see which ones had the best technical buy signals and charts.  Today's list includes National Retail Properties (NNN), Atmos Energy(ATO), Aqua Water (WTR), Waste Connections (WCN) and Teleflex (TFX).

National Retail Properties (NNN)


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Atmos Energy (ATO)


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Aqua Water (WTR)


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Waste Connections (WCN)


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Teleflex (TFX)


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