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The Red Roadmaster’s US Market Re-cap + Stock Talk ™

16 March 2010

Date Line: Bangkok, Thailand

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Red’s Bull Alert US Stocks rose to a new 17 month high Tuesday on confirmation that the US Federal Reserve is holding benchmark interest rates near Zero + maintaining its pledge to keep them low for an extended period. The S&P 500 was able to slice thru Key resistance at 1,150 and settle above it on its 3rd attempt, as it moved out of its prior trading range.

Re-cap of the US Stock Market Action for the session ending 16 March 2010 The DJIA added 43.83 pts, or 0.41%, to close at 10,685.98,the S&P 500 gained 8.95 pts, or 0.78%, to close at 1,159.46, and the leading NAS tallied up + 15.80 pts, or 0.67%, to end the session at 2,378.01. The US central bank also pointed to increased momentum in the economy's recovery, and that, coupled with strength in Intel, helped the S&P 500 charge North. In the major sectors, materials stocks made the best gains, as they climbed a collective 1.5% on support from steel stocks (+2.9%) and Gold stocks (+3.2%). The advance by basic materials stocks was helped by both broader market support and strength among commodity prices. The CRB Commodity Index climbed 1.0%, and Gold bullion prices were boosted 1.5% to US$1122.50 oz. Crude Oil prices also climbed 2.4% to US$81.70 bbl. Advancing Sectors: Materials (+1.5%), Financials (+1.3%), Industrials (+1.2%), Utilities (+1.1%), Energy (+0.9%), Tech (+0.7%), Consumer Discretionary (+0.6%), Consumer Staples (+0.4%), Telecom (+0.2%), Health Care (+0.2%) Declining Sectors: (None) Volume and Breadth: About 7.89B/shrs traded on the NYSE, the AMEX and NAS the 3 rd slowest day of 2010, and below last year's estimated daily average of 9.65B/shrs. Advancers outnumbered decliners on the NYSE by 11 to 4, and on the NAS, 17 stocks rose for each 10 that fell. Stocks to Watch Today American Express Company (AXP), General Electric Company (GE), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), Intel Corporation (INTC), and Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS).

American Express Company (AXP) Up-date 7

Last Look:

January 18, 2010

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March 17, 2010 Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. Analyst Today let’s look at American Express Company (AXP), one of the World’s largest travel agencies, from a Technical POV. The overall indications, after Tuesday’s (March 16) market action, are Bullish: in the near term Neutral, mid-term Bullish: , and long term Bullish: . The recent Candlestick Analysis is: Very Bearish.

**Chart by: http://www.stockta.com

Latest News and Opinion: American Express CEO's compensation falls 61% http://finance.yahoo.com/news/American-Express-CEOs-apf-3815227243.html?x=0&.v=5 Tuesday’s Market Action Close 40.92 +.22 Volume 5,805,900/shrs

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There is DOJI on March 16, and one Gap open up on March 6 at 39.00/39.10, the near term resistance is 41.60, support at 40.54, and the 50 day (EMA) exponential moving average is 39.34. This is American Express Company (AXP): The Company is one of the world's largest travel agencies, but it is better known for its charge cards and revolving credit cards. And yes, the company still issues traveler's checks and publishes such magazines as Food & Wine and Travel & Leisure through its American Express Publishing unit. Its travel agency operations have more than 2,200 locations worldwide and its Travelers Cheque Group is the world's largest issuer of traveler's checks (it also issues gift cards). But the company's charge and credit cards are its bread and butter; American Express has more than 92 million cards in circulation worldwide. Competitive Landscape Demand is driven by consumer income and demographics. The profitability of individual companies depends on the correct assessment of repayment likelihood and effective collections activities. Large companies have an advantage in using computers to serve large portfolios of mortgage and credit card loans, and also have access to cheaper sources of funds, but small companies can compete effectively in the cash lending or sales finance segments, where personal contact is more important. Consumer Finance Industry Forecast The output of US credit cards and finance companies, which includes consumer finance, is forecast to grow at an annual compounded rate of 1% between 2008 and 2013. Data Sourced: December 2009

American Express Company (HQ) Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer: Kenneth I. Chenault World Financial Center 200 Vesey Street New York, NY 10285 United States Phone: 212-640-2000 Fax: 212-619-9230 http://www.americanexpress.com

General Electric Company (GE) Up-date 45

Last Look: January 18, 2010

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Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. Analyst Today let’s look at General Electric Company (GE), a company whose innovative leadership has played a major part in shaping the modern world and how we live and enjoy it, from a Technical POV. The overall analysis after Tuesday’s (March 16) market action is Neutral:, in the near term Bullish, mid-term Neutral, and long term Neutral. The recent Candle Stick analysis is: Neutral

**Chart by: http://www.stockta.com

Latest News and Opinion: Bolstered by Finance Unit, G.E. May Raise Dividend http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/16/bolstered-by-finance-unit-g-e-may-raise-dividend/? partner=yahoofinance

Tuesday’s Market Action Close 18.07

+ .78

Volume 228,529,600/shrs

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There is a DOJI on March 11 and two Gaps open up between November 6, 2009 and March 16, 2010 at 14.55/17.45, the near term resistance is NIL, support at 17.,45, and the 50 day (EMA) exponential moving average is 16.23. This is the General Electric Company (GE): GE manufactures everything from turbines to TVs, from household appliances to power plants, General Electric has innovated businesses that have shaped the modern world and how we live and enjoy it. The company produces; aircraft engines, locomotives and other transportation equipment, kitchen and laundry appliances, lighting, electric distribution and control equipment, generators and turbines, and medical imaging equipment. GE is also one of the preeminent financial services companies in the US. Its General Electric Capital unit comprises commercial finance, consumer finance, aircraft leasing, and energy financial services, is its largest segment. Plus they own and operate the NBC television network.

Industries Where GE Competes Commercial Lending (primary) Aerospace & Defense Automotive & Transport Consumer Products Manufacturers GE Subsidiaries and Affiliates CFM International, S.A. SociĂŠtĂŠ Factofrance Fanuc GE CNC Europe S.A.

General Electric (HQ) Chairman and CEO Jeffrey R. (Jeff) Immelt 3135 Easton Tpke. Fairfield, CT 06828-0001 United States Phone: 203-373-2211 Fax: 203-373-3131

http://www.ge.com

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Up-date 16

Last Look: February 11, 2010

March 17, 2010 Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. Analyst

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Today let’s look at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), a global leader in M&A and Securities underwriting, from a Technical POV. The overall indications, after Tuesday’s (March 16) market action, are Neutral, in the near term Neutral, mid-term Neutral, and long term Neutral. Recent Candle Stick Analysis is Very Bearish

**Chart by: http://www.stockta.com

Latest News and Opinion: No Surprises from FOMC, So Why Did Market Rally? http://seekingalpha.com/article/194028-no-surprises-from-fomc-so-why-did-market-rally?source=yahoo

Tuesday’s Market Action Close

176.19

+ 2.66

Volume 11,689,500/shrs

There is a DOJI on March 15, and one Gap open up on March 5 at 163.85/165.00, the near term resistance is 177.67, support at 173.50, and the 50 day (EMA) exponential moving average is 163.39. 6


This is Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS): A global leader in mergers and acquisitions advice and securities underwriting, Goldman offers a gamut of investment banking and asset management services to corporate and government clients as well as institutional and individual investors. It owns Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, one of the largest market makers on the NYSE, and is also a leading market maker for fixed income products, currencies, and commodities. In September 2008 the Federal Reserve mandated that Goldman Sachs become a bank holding company, along with fellow investment bank Morgan Stanley.

The Competitive Landscape Demand is driven by economic activity that results in company mergers, acquisitions, or public financing. The profitability of an investment bank depends on its ability to accurately assess both the value of a business transaction and the readiness of the market to buy the attendant debt or equity. Big firms have an advantage because large customer transactions require firms with substantial financial resources. Small investment banks can compete by participating in syndications and operating in regional markets or specialized industries. Although labor-intensive, the industry produces very high value: average annual revenue per employee at large firms is close to US$1MM. Investment Banking Industry Forecast

The output of US securities, commodity contracts, and investments, an indicator for investment banking, is forecast to grow at an annual compounded rate of 4.1% between 2008 and 2013 . Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (HQ) Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Managing Director: Lloyd C. Blankfein 85 Broad Street 17th Floor New York, NY 10004 United States Phone: 212-902-1000 Fax: 212-902-3000 http://www.goldmansachs.com

Intel Corporation (INTC) Up-date 14

Last Look: January 12, 2010

March 17, 2010 Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. Analyst

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Today let’s look Intel Corporation (INTC), the World’s #1 manufacturer of semiconductors, from a Technical POV. The overall indications, after Tuesday’s (March 16) market action, are Neutral : in the near term Neutral, mid-term Bullish, and long term Neutral. The recent Candle Stick analysis is: Very Bearish

**Chart by: http://www.stockta.com

Latest News and Opinion: Intel, global chip shares jump on talk of strong Q-1 http://www.reuters.com/article/idCNN1610112120100317?rpc=44 Tuesday’s Market Action Close 2 2.01 +

.84

Volume 123,032,500/shrs

There is a DOJI on March 15 and no Gaps open up or down on the chart, the near term resistance is NIL, support at 21.48, and the 50 day (EMA) exponential moving average is 20.54.

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This is Intel Corporation (INTC): Intel is #1 in semiconductors. The company holds the lion’s share in the market for microprocessors that go into desktop and notebook computers, and also into computer servers. For a time rival AMD took some of Intel’s market share, but Intel fought back with faster processors and advanced manufacturing technology and ate AMD. Intel makes embedded semiconductors for the industrial equipment and networking gear markets. Most computer makers use Intel processors; PC giants Dell (18% of sales) and Hewlett-Packard (17%) are the company’s largest customers. The Asia/Pacific region generates more than half of Intel’s revenues.

Competitive Landscape The industry depends highly on demand from the computer industry and makers of telecommunications products, which can vary sharply from year to year. Companies can be successful producing standard parts at low cost or by producing highly specialized components. Small companies can compete effectively with large ones by producing specialized products or developing new applications. Technological expertise is extremely important. The industry is highly automated: average annual revenue per employee is about US$250,000.

Intel Corporation (HQ) Chairman Craig R. Barrett 2200 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054-1549 United States Phone: 408-765-8080 Fax: 408-765-3804 Toll Free: 800-628-8686

http://www.intel.com Intel Corp. Subsidiaries Havok.com Inc. IM Flash Technologies, LLC Intel (China) Ltd.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Up-date 7

Last Look: January 12, 2010

March 17, 2010 Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. Analyst Today, let’s look at Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), the international casino/resort operator, from a Technical POV. The overall indications, after Tuesday’s (March 16) market action, are Bullish: in the

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near term Very Bullish mid-term Bullish, and long term Neutral. The recent Candle Stick Analysis is: Bullish

**Chart by: http://www.stockta.com

Latest News: Ahead of the Bell: Analyst upbeat on Macau Analyst: Macau gross gaming revenue growth should outweigh Chinese credit concerns

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Ahead-of-the-Bell-Analyst-apf-1600111783.html?x=0&.v=1 Tuesday’s Market Action

Close 20.06

+ .84

Volume 42,285,900/shrs

There is a Homing Pigeon on March 12, and one Gap open up on March 5 at 17.25/17.34, the near term resistance is NIL, support at 19.55, and the 50 day (EMA) exponential moving average is 17.26 This is Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS): The Venetian Casino Resort (owned by Las Vegas Sands) brings a touch of Venice to the Las Vegas Strip. Replete with gondoliers and a replica of the Rialto Bridge, the Venetian offers a 120,000-sq.-ft. casino and a 4,000-suite hotel, as well as a shopping, dining,

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and entertainment complex. Las Vegas Sands also operates the Congress Center conference facility that links the casino to the nearby Sands Expo Center trade show and convention center. In addition, the firm operates The Sands Macao casino in China, and The Palazzo Casino next door to the Venetian in Las Vegas. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson and trusts for his family own nearly 70% of the firm. The Competitive Landscape Growth in consumer income and state spending has driven expansion of the US gambling industry. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and effective marketing. Large operators have the financial resources to make large investments in facilities and efficient computer operations, and have cross-marketing opportunities. Small gambling facilities can thrive by catering to a local clientèle. The industry is fairly labor-intensive: annual revenue per employee is US$90,000. Gambling Operations Industry Forecast USA personal consumption expenditures for participant amusements and pari-mutuel net receipts, which include gambling operations, are forecast to grow at an annual compounded rate of 5 % between 2008 and 2013. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (HQ) Chairman, CEO, and Treasurer Sheldon G. Adelson 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States Phone: 702-414-1000 Fax: 702-414-4884 http://www.lasvegassands.com

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Paul Ebeling on American Express Company (AXP), General Electric Company (GE)