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July 2, 2010

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MARKET OVERVIEW

Index started week Thursday Close 4 day change 4 day change % ytd
DJIA 10143.05 9732.53 -410.52 -4.05% -6.69%
NASDAQ 2227.43 2101.36 -126.07 -5.66% -8.41%
RUSSELL 2000 644.16 604.76 -39.4 -6.12% -3.72%
S&P 500 1077.5 1027.37 -50.13 -4.65% -7.99%

Summary of VE Stock Universe


Stocks Undervalued 77.44%
Stocks Overvalued 22.56%
Stocks Undervalued by 20% 46.70%
Stocks Overvalued by 20% 8.37%

SECTOR OVERVIEW
Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12- P/E Ratio
MReturn
Basic Industries -1.12% -0.27% 5.73% 14.00% undervalued 32.52% 23.07
Capital Goods -0.90% 0.04% -1.71% 14.62% undervalued 22.12% 18.08
Consumer Durables -0.44% -0.11% -3.92% 18.92% undervalued 36.56% 19.88
Consumer Non-Durables -0.76% -0.40% -3.54% 15.13% undervalued 25.63% 18.25
Consumer Services -0.59% -0.15% -1.22% 18.14% undervalued 26.16% 20.42
Energy -1.14% -0.30% -12.72% 11.88% undervalued 26.46% 20.32
Finance -1.02% 0.02% 2.26% 12.89% undervalued 13.79% 17.95
Health Care -1.42% -0.05% -0.75% 20.60% undervalued 14.49% 18.88
Public Utilities -0.62% 0.03% -7.82% 10.45% undervalued 12.75% 17.01
Technology -1.02% 0.02% -1.36% 21.19% undervalued 29.79% 22.89
Transportation -0.38% 0.00% 0.62% 17.97% undervalued 21.39% 19.22
Index Talk
--The S&P 500

Below, we present various top-five lists for the S&P 500 from our Institutional
software package (VEI).
Top-Five S&P 500 Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

Last 12-M
Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%)
Retn(%)
BRUNSWICK
BC 12.7 -51.91 187.98
CORPORATION
MTG MGIC INVT CORP WIS 7 96.95 60.55
STR QUESTAR CORPORATION 15.22 -64.41 -51.4
EK EASTMAN KODAK CO 4.37 -75 49.66
EQR EQUITY RESIDENTIAL 41.65 -17.26 93.63

Top-Five S&P 500 Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns


Last 12-M
Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%)
Retn(%)
MTG MGIC INVT CORP WIS 7 96.95 60.55
BC BRUNSWICK CORPORATION 12.7 -51.91 187.98
EQR EQUITY RESIDENTIAL 41.65 -17.26 93.63
FITB FIFTH THIRD BANCORP 12.16 -18.34 70.31
ETFC E*TRADE FINANCIAL CORP 11.72 78.61 768.15

Top-Five S&P 500 Stocks--Composite Score


Last 12-M
Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%)
Retn(%)
ADVANCED MICRO
AMD 7.39 -68.68 89
DEVICES INC
ACAS AMERICAN CAPITAL LTD 4.76 -75 49.69
MU MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC 8.38 -51.55 61.78
GIS GENERAL MILLS INC 35.45 -50.34 25.44
ESRX EXPRESS SCRIPTS INC 45.84 -49.46 34.7
Top-Five S&P 500 Stocks--Most Overvalued
Valuation(% Last 12-M
Ticker Name Mkt Price
) Retn(%)
AKAM AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES 40.35 169 99.36
CIT C.I.T. GROUP INC-A 33.26 142.6 N/A
MTG MGIC INVT CORP WIS 7 96.95 60.55
ETFC E*TRADE FINANCIAL CORP 11.72 78.61 768.15
TIE TITANIUM METALS 17.47 76.47 90.93

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--Training Tip--Using Forecast Figures for
Model Market Sentiment
If one considers valuation figures, one sees a market that is very
undervalued. But this provides little solace since our universe can remain severely
undervalued for long periods of time. The undervaluation we find now is nowhere
near the peak levels we saw back at the bottom in March, 2009--@90% overall with
78% of stock undervalued by 20% or more vs. 77% overall and 47% undervalued by
20% or more today. Below, we provide the market and sector valuation data from the
bottom, the recent top, and today so that you may compare.

March 5, April 6,
Total Universe Valuation Today
2009 2010
Stocks Undervalued 89.89% 38.71% 77.44%
Stocks Overvalued 10.11% 61.29% 22.56%
Stocks Undervalued by 20% 78.49% 18.50% 46.70%
Stocks Overvalued by 20% 6.05% 31.31% 8.37%

Sector Valuation March 5, 2009 April 6, 2010 Today


Basic Industries 33.16% undervalued 17.63% overvalued 14.00% undervalued

Capital Goods 34.06% undervalued 17.23% overvalued 14.62% undervalued

Consumer Durables 26.63% undervalued 20.52% overvalued 18.92% undervalued

Consumer Non-Durables 36.98% undervalued 8.72% overvalued 15.13% undervalued

Consumer Services 35.32% undervalued 10.64% overvalued 18.14% undervalued

Energy 39.31% undervalued 13.86% overvalued 11.88% undervalued

Finance 31.73% undervalued 11.18% overvalued 12.89% undervalued

Health Care 42.54% undervalued 3.16% overvalued 20.60% undervalued

Public Utilities 32.46% undervalued 5.78% overvalued 10.45% undervalued

Technology 32.25% undervalued 3.64% overvalued 21.19% undervalued

Transportation 38.58% undervalued 14.08% overvalued 17.97% undervalued


We can also use the stock forecast figures as a sign of the system's overall view
of the market. If a large majority of the universe is predicted to decline, we have
another bearish datapoint to add to our analysis. As many power users know, we
have seen numerous stocks rated a buy whose forecast figures are negative. This
reflects the fact that our ratings system runs on a hard bell curve and always ranks the
stocks relative to the rest of the universe. So, stocks that are weak in one factor, such
as forecast, may make up for it in others--such as P/E Ratio, Market Cap, Valuation,
and Momentum.
If we screen the entire database for tickers with a share price greater than
$0.00, we find 6633 stocks. In this basket, we find 1671 equities with positive 1-month
return forecasts. So, roughly 25% of all stocks we cover are predicted to gain in the
next 30 days.
If we look at stocks with full data coverage--by screening for engine-rated
stocks only--we get an initial basket of 4063 tickers. In that basket, 1157 stocks--
@28%-- are predicted to provide positive one-month returns.
If we screen for 4-Engine or higher buy-rated stocks, we find 690 tickers. If we
filter the screen for tickers with positive short-term forecast figures, we get 305
tickers. Thus, only @44% of the buy-rated stocks have positive short-term forecasts--but
they still make the buy list on the bell curve system because they rank high in other
areas such as momentum, market cap, P/E Ratio, and valuation. Always remember
that each stock is ranked relative to the others.
When you consider the overall macro environment, the fundamentally-based
quant analysis of our models, and the deteriorating technicals of the various major
indices as detailed by our Chief Market Strategist, one sees the need to assume a
more defensive posture. Stop losses are key, moving into some cash, and hedging
via some short ETF products-- as Suttmeier recommends to his ValuTrader clients, or
via a short-side portfolio-- as found in our Forecast 22 MNS Newsletter, would be most
prudent at this time.

We continue to recommend keeping a close eye on the overall market trend


as tracked in our universe and sector valuations as well as the individual equity
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Suttmeier Says
--Commentary and Analysis from Chief
Market Strategist Richard Suttmeier

If you have any comments or questions, send them to Rsuttmeier@Gmail.com

Treasury Yields
Was it quarter ending window undressing that took the yield
on the 10-Year to 2.879 on Thursday, or was it simply Wall Street
throwing in the towel on short positions. Investors were told by Wall
Street analysts to avoid US Treasuries for the past six months.
Investors who listened to my Risk Aversion trade bought at the 10-
Year note at 4% on April 5th and sold this week between 2.999
and 2.813. New semiannual and quarterly supports are 3.479 and 3.486 with my
annual pivot at 2.999, and weekly, annual, quarterly and semiannual resistances at
2.843, 2.813, 2.495 and 2.249. Yields should stop their decline between 2.999 and
2.813.

Commodities and Forex

Comex Gold--Being long gold was another popular strategy, but I warned that
the high of $1266.5 in June was a failed test of monthly resistance. Quarterly support is
$1140.9 with my semiannual pivot at $1218.7, and semiannual, weekly and monthly
resistances at $1260.8, $1275.9 and $1279.3. Gold closed below its 21-day and 50-day
simple moving averages at $1235.0 and $1212.1 on Thursday.
Nymex Crude--Being long Crude Oil with supply disruptions in the Gulf of
Mexico and the beginning of Hurricane Season was the favored trade. I said no to
that trade as crude oil remains under the influence of my annual pivot at $77.05,
which was a magnet numerous times in the first half of 2010. Weekly and quarterly
supports are $63.22 and $56.63 with my annual pivot at $77.05, and monthly and
semiannual resistances at $79.36 and $83.94.

The Euro--The most crowded trade was being short the euro and I started to see
limited downside for the euro about a week ago. Quarterly support is 1.1424 with a
monthly pivot at 1.2035 and monthly resistance at 1.2670.

Major Indices

The Dow--Daily and weekly supports are 9,588 and 9,483 with the 21-day, 50-
day and 200-day simple moving averages at 10,141, 10,419 and 10,361, and my
annual pivot at 10,379. Technical momentum is declining with new semiannual and
monthly resistances at 10,558 and 10,891 after my annual resistance at 11,235 was
tested at the April 26th high at 11,258, which marked the end of the bear market rally
that began in March 2009. We are in the second leg of the multi-year bear market
that began in October 2007.

Housing

Freddie Mac reported that their 30-Year fixed rate mortgage has fallen to
4.58%. That’s a terrific rate, but the 30-Year fixed rate mortgage at the March 31st
yield spread versus the 10-Year US Treasury the mortgage rate would be 4.03%. That
would really be a help for homeowners seeking to refinance. When the Fed stopped
buying mortgage-backed securities on March 31st the spread versus the 10- Year
yield was 115 basis points. Today’s its 55 basis points wider at 170 over.

--The ValuTrader Model Portfolio Newsletter


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ratings data for more than 4000 equities trading on US markets to come up with a 20
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