Dec 21-24: Dow, NASDAQ, Solar All Strong

Market looks to end bullish

WallStreet keeps looking up even though many maintain the worst of theeconomic downturn is still ahead. The Dow gained over 191 points sinceFriday’s close, nearly a 2% gain. NASDAQ gained 74 and the 20 SolarStock Index (20SSI) added over 11 points, 3.3% and 2.6% respectively.

MarketWatchsays the bulls are out of the gate but nowhere near stampeding. Aweekly poll by the American Association of Individual Investorsreported that 38% of single investors said they were bullish on stocksfor the next six months. This is 19% higher than last March but 13%less than the survey showed in August. The current market rebound isstill not close than the 2007 Bull Market but still bodes well in lightof the country’s current state. The 2009 rebound could continue intonext year as investors may hold onto stocks with hopes of recoupingsome 2008 losses.

Thirteen in the 20SSI gained, a fourthstraight positive week for this solar index. Biggest winners includedAkeena, Amtel Systems and Canadian Solar. Average solar stocks gainedover 3%.

20 Solar Stocks Index Week of Dec 14-18, 2009

Monday Open Friday Close Up/Down % Change Close 1/5/09* Close 3/6/09**
Dow Jones DJIA 10328.89 10520.10 +191.21 -1.851% 8952.89 6626.95
NASDAQ 2211.69 2285.69 +74 +3.345 1628.03 1293.85
Akeena Solar AKNS 1.24 1.3499 +1099 +8.862 2.28 .61
Amtel Systems ASYS 10.27 11.15 +.88 +8.568 4.00 2.73
Applied Materials AMAT 13.62 14.00 +.38 +2.790 10.67 8.70
Canadian Solar CSIQ 26.78 29.40 +2.62 +9.783 7.00 3.0601
ECD (UniSolar) ENER 10.72 10.52 -.20 -1.901 29.33 17.45
Entech Solar ENSL.OB .14 .12 +.02 -16.66 .28 .23
Evergreen Solar ESLR 1.52 1.60 +.08 +5.263 3.60 1.03
First Solar FSLR 135.67 133.80 -1.87 -1.397 157.80 108.49
GT Solar Int. SOLR 5.69 5.67 -.02 -.3527 4.00 4.02
JA Solar JASO 5.73 6.05 +.32 +5.584 5.09 1.91
Kyocera KYO 87.00 89.70 +2.70 +3.103 71.87 54.21
LDK Solar LDK 6.85 7.00 +.15 +2.189 14.84 4.40
MEMC Elect. WFR 12.55 12.51 -.04 -.3197 15.76 13.68
Renesola SOL 4.82 5.12 +.30 +6.224 5.15 2.1201
Satcon SATC 2.49 2.62 +.13 +5.220 1.60 1.23
SolarFun SOLF 7.09 7.60 +.51 +7.193 6.12 2.30
SunPower SPWRA 24.41 24.31 -.10 -.4113 45.13 23.39
SunTech STP 16.98 16.71 -.27 -1.616 13.55 5.34
Trina Solar TSL 51.64 54.85 +3.21 +6.216 10.09 7.23
Yingli YGE 15.06 16.21 +1.15 +7.636 7.25 3.888
20SSI Weekly Cumulative: Previous 438.99 Current 450.39 Change +11.40/+2.596% Avg Stock +3.283% 1/05/09* 415.41 3/06/09** 266.01

* The starting date of the 20 Solar Stock Index (20SSI).
** The Concensus "new" bull market began on Monday, March 9, 2009.
NOTE: All above stocks have market capitalization of $100M+ except Akeena Solar, Amtel Systems
and Entech Solar. This listing is strictly informational and implies neither endorsement or disapproval
of any stock listed. Comments and suggestions are always welcome.