Follow the Leader -- If You Can Find One

The market battled back from a poor open and the senior indices even managed to end with minor gains, but it was tired action with a few big-caps, Microsoft (MSFT), Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG), doing most of the heavy lifting.

I heard comments today from traders who were pleased that individual stock picking was working a little better. There was some hot money in small-cap oils, including Mitcham Industries (MIND), Flotek (FTK), Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR), Kodiak Oil & Gas (KOG) and Provident Energy (PVX). It was refreshing to see decent momentum in a few places....226 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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