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Article Archive For Keyword: 2B

  • 2B Bottoms And Positive Divergences: Cotton's August Bounce Buoys Commodity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 2B bottom in the second half of August is confirmed by positive divergences, sending December cotton soaring into September.

  • 2B Daily And Weekly

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 2B test of bottom in the daily chart is confirmed by a 2B test of bottom in the weekly chart.

  • 2B Test Of Bottom In The US Dollar-Swiss Franc

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the US dollar continues its slow-motion, spontaneous combustion before our very eyes, an important test against the Swiss franc looms.

  • 2B Top In The Standard & Poor's 100

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failure to follow through to the upside after the move higher at the end of August could bring an end to the summer rally.

  • 2B Top Meets Freaky Friday

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Would Friday be a bullish or bearish event? Early on, the markets tipped traders off to the bear.

  • 2B Tops In Downtrends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another method of determining when a bounce in a downtrend may have run its course is the short-term 2B top.

  • A 2B Bottom In Airlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Falling oil stocks contribute to a sense of "bottom" in plummeting airline stocks.

  • A 2B Bottom In December Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As gold slides toward a cyclically bullish period, is this reversal pattern signaling the all-clear?

  • A 2B Bottom Test In The Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the long-sought-after bottom in the DJIA finally at hand?

  • A 2B Bounce In Johnson & Johnson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Corrections following surge peaks in the MACD histogram are worth watching.

  • A 2B Test Of Bottom In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The same formula that noted a bottom in March hints at another one in June.

  • A 2B Top In The Euro?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failure to follow through above the December 2006 highs provides an opportunity for correction or reversal in the EUR/USD.

  • A 2B Top In The Industrials?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can't catch a reversal much faster than you can by correctly anticipating a bull trap.

  • A 2B Top Or Continuation?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On March 5, 2013, the DJIA registered a new all-time high. But before we celebrate, let's determine if it's sustainable and what the trading opportunities are if it is not sustainable.

  • A 2B Top Threatens S&P Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failure to follow through to the upside after the August 4th breakout was an ominous sign for S&P bulls.

  • A Pan American Silver Corp. 2B Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A hammer candlestick puts the finishing touches on a picture-perfect 2B bottom in early October.

  • A Portrait of General Electric as a 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A favorite technique for spotting potential market tops and bottoms appears as shares of General Electric test their June highs.

  • A Short-Term 2B Bottom In Oil Service

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failure to follow through to the downside provides an opportunity for a bounce in OIH.

  • Abbott Labs Awesome 2B Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The war between pharma and biotech looks to claim another victim.

  • Agricultural Index 2B Hammer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The agricultural index looks to reverse a downtrend that started in April 2004.

  • Amgen's 2B Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it the beginning of the end for the biotech rally revolution?

  • An Intraday 2B Test

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...More than just a tool for top- and bottom-picking trends, the 2B test is one way for aggressive traders to trade sloppy, sideways markets.

  • An Intraday Emini 2B Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A classic reversal pattern anticipates weakness and a test of the lows.

  • Barrick Gold's 2B Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Look, Ma, no indicators! How resistance, new highs, and a failure to follow through helped traders trade the top in ABX.

  • Big MO's 2B Double Bottom Revisited

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nearly 10 points higher from our last look at Altria Group, the stock formerly known as Philip Morris moves into a triangular consolidation and threatens to move higher.

  • Big MO's Double Bottom: 2B Or Not 2B?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Declines in September test lows were established in May. Will a lack of downside followthrough spell a reversal and double bottom for shares of Altria Group?

  • Big MO's Double Bottom: 2B Or Not 2B?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Declines in September test lows were established in May. Will a lack of downside followthrough spell a reversal and double bottom for shares of Altria Group?

  • Breakouts, Pullbacks, And Gaming The 2B

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another mild post-breakout pullback for the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index provides an opportunity to see 2B tops in action as short-term countertrend plays.

  • Coeur d'Alene's 2B Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the yellow metal flirting with levels not seen since 1987, the gold stocks remain chaste.

  • Crude's 2B Top Comes To The Dailies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bearish reversal pattern that appeared on crude oil's weekly chart is now making an appearance on the daily chart.

  • Crude's High Altitude 2B Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are we closer to a top in crude oil than we think?

  • December Corn's 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the CRB Index heads toward resistance, the grains struggle to keep their bull markets alive.

  • Goldman Sachs: From 2B Top To Stochastic Bounce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Best in breed" broker or "penultimate hedge fund"?

  • Intraday 2B Tops In The June Emini S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."What we have here is a failure to follow through..."

  • July Platinum's 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does a successful test of the May highs mean lower prices for platinum?

  • May Coffee's 2B Test

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does a short-term 2B test of bottom anticipate an upswing in coffee futures?

  • September Crude's 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the world waits anxiously for thousands of barrels of Iraqi oil to enter the market, this technical indicator suggests that cheaper oil may be coming--one way or the other.

  • Short-Term 2B Bottom In Hourly QQQQ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A correction ends with a classic bottoming pattern.

  • Short-Term 2B Bottom In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In another sign of waning momentum to the downside in the S&P 500, a 2B pattern appears.

  • Short-term 2B Tests of Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are making significant tests of near-term lows.

  • The Greenback's 2B Test of Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar index approaches a major test of lows set back in October 1998.

  • The January Reversal: 2B or Not 2B?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...New highs need follow-through in order to be trusted.

  • The January Reversal: 2B or Not 2B?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...New highs need follow-through in order to be trusted.

  • The Nasdaq's 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does failure to follow-through on the April 29th highs mean the Nasdaq is finally headed lower?

  • The QQQQ's 2B Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A classic reversal pattern helped traders anticipate the February 27th market meltdown in the NASDAQ 100.

  • The Recent Potential 2B Top And What It Means For Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Trader Vic" Sperandeo wrote about a pattern that he said had been a big money maker for him over the years. It recently appeared on a number of indexes. What does it mean?

  • The S&P 500's 2B Test of Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How could a technician have caught the mid-March rally?

  • The S&P's Intraday 2B

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 2B bottom and a positive divergence show how the SPOO got its groove back in time for the New Year -- the Chinese New Year, that is.

  • The S&P's Weekly 2B

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relatively unconvinced by the 2B top displayed on the daily S&P 500 chart? Try a weekly chart on for size.

  • Weekly 2B Bottom In Humana

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another example of the march forward in health-care providers comes courtesy of an intermediate-term 2B bottom in shares of Humana.

Working Money: Breakouts, Pullbacks, And Gaming The 2B by David Penn







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