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On Wednesday I wrote about skiing, and today I'm writing about sporting-goods retailers. Is this a coincidence? Actually, it is. Today's topic came as the result of a technical screen, and it has nothing to do with my leisure pursuits. These two companies represent very different situations, but both have significant growth potential.

I ran a screen to find stocks that had recently formed the "proper order" pattern -- that is, proper order for an uptrend. In order to achieve this, the stock's 10-day moving average must be above its 20-day, which in turn must be above the 50-day, which must in turn be above the stock's 200-day moving average. This pattern is considered a trend indicator. In order to find stocks that are trending lower, simply reverse the order of the moving averages....405 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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