Rules of the Game: Healthcare Stocks Show Big Potential

It's a good idea to have several various ways of sifting through the universe of stocks to identify those that have potential. For instance, criteria I use include earnings history, earnings estimates, price relative to key moving averages, and volume trends. Other favorites are screens that scan for sector and industry strength.

It's always informative to see which stocks show up on multiple screens. I've written about health care stocks frequently in the past several months, but when it came to top-performing stocks on a recent sector scan, I was more than a little surprised to see how much the medical sector dominated. Out of 21 sector leaders that bubbled to the top of my scan, 19 hail from health care....372 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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