The Play Of The Day

Feb. 2, 2000
08:22 AM EST.

Good Morning Stock Fans!


We are looking for a .25 increase today as the FED should let the market continue to choose how it trades. This particular FED is not known for raising in big chunks as some think he goes .50 higher today. It makes sense to raise it .25 for now. Then sit back and continue to look at data. One thing we know this market has is plenty of time. We aren't going anywhere anytime soon, and either is the market. So we will be looking for a .25 raise today. One thing is for sure CNBC will be wondering when the next rate hike comes about 30 seconds after we find out about this one. The market is so much a GAME!

Today's Play of The Day is: Banyan Worldwide (NASDAQ:BNYN)

Banyan Worldwide (NASDAQ: BNYN) is a market leader in delivering e-business services based on leading-edge Internet and directory technology. Headquartered in Westboro, Mass., the company's Worldwide Services Division specializes in providing Internet solutions that build customer intimacy. Leveraging expertise in customer-centric, directory-based technologies, Banyan Worldwide's expertise, partnerships and methodologies help companies address new e-business models, expand business channels and drive growth. The company's majority-owned Internet subsidiary, Switchboard Incorporated, is a leading Internet-based local merchant network interconnecting consumers, merchants and national advertisers. For more information visit or call 1-800-2BANYAN.

This relatively still undiscovered B2B company (NASDAQ:BNYN) reported its quarterly earnings today. They came in with extremely impressive numbers as they reported earnings of $1.17 per share Vs a loss of $0.13 a year ago. They increased their revs by 56% over last year. The stock should trade up right off the opening bell today. It's been in a nice uptrend anyway. This news should make it a $30.00 stock in the coming days.

Buy Area:$23.8750-$24.00
Sell Stop:$23.00
Time Frame: 2-5 days
Type of Trade: SwingTrade

BONUS PLAY #1 Aironet Wireless Communications (NASDAQNM:AIRO)

Aironet Wireless Communications is a provider of high speed, standards-based wireless local area networking solutions that enable wireless connections to local area networks and Internet access to personal computer users within a building or campus environment.

Stock Fans, this stock is resuming it's bull run! Institutions own 44% of the float and have increased their buying 38% last quarter. The chart says "Bull, bull, bull" and I am taking a position for the ride!

Buy Area:$71.75 to $73.50
Sell Stop:$69.825
TARGET:$80.85 to $84.52
Time Frame: 3 to 7 days
Type of Trade: Swing Trade

BONUS PLAY #2 Global TeleSystems Group (NYSE:GTS)

Global TeleSystems Group, Inc.'s (GTS) business consists of the ownership and operation of international long distance businesses, local access networks, cellular networks, a domestic long distance business and data and carriers' carrier networks. GTS Carrier Services operates 12,200 kilometers of fiber optic cable connecting 19 cities in 10 countries in Europe. GTS Business Services provides telecommunications services to businesses and high usage customers in the U.K., Germany, The Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark and Ireland. GTS Access Services will offer local access for voice and data traffic to high usage customers and telecommunications carriers in 12 European cities by 2001. GTS Business Services - CIS offers telecommunications services to businesses in Russia and other countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). GTS Mobile Services - CIS offers cellular telephone services to business customers in Russia and in Kiev, Ukraine.

And we thought the Anderson Group NASDAQNM:ANDR was hot. Global TeleSystems is the real deal folks! Bonus! There was a buyout rumor that came across the wires that Global Crossings would make an offer for the Company in the low 40's. Now I usually don't recommend buys based on rumors and I am not starting now. Global TeleSystems chart and business stand on its own, without the rumor. It is in a hot sector and that is where I want to go long!

Buy Area:$25.50 to $26.00
Sell Stop:$24.70
TARGET:$28.60 to $29.90
Time Frame: 3 to 7 days
Type of Trade: Swing Trade


Stock Fans, NETP announced today that it is in an Internet Pact with CHINA. It could move up in a hurry. All it needs is our friends at CNBC to mention CHINA!


ANDR- Kerrin's handy work may get taken right down to $17 today before recovering back to $23.00
DSLN- Reported les of a loss then expected.
GMGC- CNBC's top guest anaylist called GMGC a doubler 1 month ago. Well Tommy Dorsey is again being proved right! Up in premarket as it trades over 9 for the first time in over 16 months!
XYBR- $28.00 Target set over next 6 months
IVIL - closed just off its high of the day CMGI rumor may prove to be news instead real soon
IMPT- Disppointing as it was yesterday. It may make a move to $33.00 today.
QEDI- What an IPO look for it to pull back to $50.00 then make another run
ISPD- DSLN did fine ISPD should react off of that
WGAT- Making a nice move latley
HSAC- Upgraded to a buy again
OPTV- longer term its a steal under $100.00
IATV- Looks oversold as it made a move to $37 plus yesterday.
IDTI- It will make a ton on its 16% investment in QEDI
AOL- 55 is a double bottom. lLet's see if AOL now can drive faster then 55 as it should move into the passing lane soon!
NSOL- Look for a pull back
CMGI - It should settle into a trading range today.

Have a great day!

More to come...

Stock Jock!
and Team of Pro Traders

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