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  • A BIG (Lots) Followup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Big Lots has broken down technically over the last few months and appears to be heading down. How much further will it go?

  • A BIG Symmetrical Triangle In Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This 30-year gold chart has some interesting implications revolving around the largest symmetrical triangle I have ever tried to analyze.

  • A Big Bad Banking Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A head & shoulders top appears to be a bearish work in progress over the Banking Index.

  • A Big Bang By Cisco

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cisco breached a major resistance after a gap up followed by a bullish reversal candlestick pattern.

  • A Big Bearish Engulfing For Big Lots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Big Lots broke out to a new high at the end of May, but a massive bearish engulfing pattern triggered a bull trap, and the forecast is for further downside.

  • A Big Bearish Engulfing For Big Lots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Big Lots broke out to a new high at the end of May, but a massive bearish engulfing pattern triggered a bull trap, and the forecast is for further downside.

  • A Big Breakout For Cisco

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Cisco Kid is back with breakouts on both the daily and weekly charts. Volume reinforces these breakouts, and higher prices are in the offing.

  • A Big Breakout For Labranche

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After basing for eight months, Labranche & Co. broke through resistance on big volume to signal the start of a big uptrend.

  • A Big Double Top For FTSE

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The FTSE has gone nowhere for over a year and a big double top is taking shape. Waning momentum suggests that this pattern will soon be confirmed.

  • A Big Double Top In Long Term Rates

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 30-year Treasury bond yield is testing support from a large double top, and further weakness would increase the chances of a Fed pause.

  • A Big Outside Reversal For Southern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Southern Co. forged a huge outside reversal with big volume. This solidifies support and opens the door to further gains.

  • A Big Short On Big Lots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a strong upward move over the last few months, is BIG in a position to short?

  • A Big Short On Big Lots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a strong upward move over the last few months, is BIG in a position to short?

  • A Big Support Break For GDX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After forming a massive head & shoulders pattern, the Gold Miners ETF broke support to confirm the reversal and establish a long-term downtrend.

  • A Big Test For Microsoft

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Microsoft bounced recently, but a resistance test is at hand and the stock formed a potentially bearish wedge over the last few weeks.

  • A Big Test Looms For The Naz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ came crashing down on Tuesday, February 27, but support is at hand and the November–December 2006 lows hold the key to a medium-term reversal.

  • A Big Triangle For A Big Stock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a big advance in 2005, Google consolidated in 2006 with a big triangle, and the subsequent break will decide this bellwether's fate.

  • A Big Triangle For A Big Stock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a big advance in 2005, Google consolidated in 2006 with a big triangle, and the subsequent break will decide this bellwether's fate.

  • A Taste Of The Big MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Indicators like the moving average convergence/divergence help you confirm signals and decrease risk when buying and selling securities. Invented by Gerald Appel in the 1970s, the MACD has become a staple in the world of technical analysis. Here's h

  • ARCW: Zeroing In On Tomorrow's Big Winner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Questioning some of your basic trading assumptions can help you hone in on opportunities that you would otherwise miss, such as this potential big winner.

  • After The Big Drop, Is Silver A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Silver fell more than 20% last week, and bottom pickers must be wondering if it's due for a bounce. Testing says probably not.

  • Alltel Forms A Big Bad Bearish Engulfing Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A negative divergence and a bearish engulfing at resistance spell reversal for Alltel.

  • Barrick Makes A Big Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Barrick Gold has been outperforming most gold stocks and recently broke to a new 52-week high on good volume.

  • Best Buy Becomes Big Sell as Key Support Shattered

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Best Buy plunged nearly nine percent, setting the stage for yet more downside.

  • Big Bases

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If the market continues higher, stocks that have formed large consolidation patterns should be among the biggest winners.

  • Big Blue Has Lower Targets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since topping out at the first of the year, IBM has faltered. Lower targets are in sight as two technical tests approach.

  • Big Blue Hits Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM made a market peak in 1999, a price minimum in 2002, and has been in a recovery rally since. Now, however, IBM has run back up to its market price peak set in 1999 and may not be able to break out above it.

  • Big Blue Is On The Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM has recently broken above its $90.00 resistance area. How far will it go?

  • Big Blue Makes A Big Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM is leading the market once again with a high-volume breakout.

  • Big Blue Makes A Big Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM is leading the market once again with a high-volume breakout.

  • Big Blue Shows Relative Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM is showing some relative strength lately and should be watched closely for a potential breakout that could revive the tech sector.

  • Big Breakouts In Little Triangles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One tenet of swing trading suggests taking big gains as soon as you get them. The recent action in Rf Microdevices, Inc. (RFMD) is one example why.

  • Big Development In The Works For TDG

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TransDigm Group Inc. has been riding the aerospace industry momentum but is now the time to enter? And, if not, when?

  • 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 Shooting Star Spells Resistance For Newmont

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A high-volume shooting star indicates a buying climax in Newmont, and this is likely to mark a peak for the next few weeks.

  • Big Stock Drops. What Happens Next?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Testing inspired by silver's big plunge last week showed that futures are just as likely to drop further as they are to rebound after a crash. Testing in the stock market finds buying big drops works best in bear markets.

  • Big Trouble In Little Histograms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are moving average convergence/divergence histograms in the major averages warning that the rally is ready to roll over?

  • CH Robinson Hits Big Support Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the long-term support at hand and oversold conditions prevailing, CH Robinson is at its make-or-break point.

  • Catching The Big Moves With Harry Boxer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Harry Boxer, founder of TheTechTrader.com, has more than 45 years of Wall Street investment and technical analysis experience, including eight years on Wall Street as chief technical analyst with three brokerage firms. Boxer is a featured guest on many f

  • CheckPoint Makes A Big Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After turning rather boring in September and most of October, Checkpoint Systems came back to life with a resistance breakout on big volume.

  • Cue On Big Blue

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a surge in mid-July and consolidation in August, IBM traders should cue off the 50-day moving average for a continuation breakout.

  • Deere Breaks Down On Big Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After two months of flat trading, Deere & Co. established a directional bias with a support break.

  • Dorchester Minerals - Tomorrow's Next Big Headline Winner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dorchester Minerals (DMLP) is the energy market's best kept secret and it's gathering steam. Don't get left behind.

  • Double Bottoms and Big Caveats

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here is the Telecoms HOLDRS with a big double bottom and a big caveat.

  • Fading The Big Moves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whenever we see a big move in the markets, it's bound to catch our attention. But how do we protect our capital during such big moves, or better yet, profit from them? Find out here.

  • Five Big Dan Zanger Money-Making Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart patterns and volume--that's all well-known stock trader Dan Zanger uses. Here are five bullish chart patterns he uses to recognize potential home runs

  • For Costco, New High Prior To Big Decline?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of retail giant Costco made another new high on October 10, 2012, but a sharp intraday decline soon followed. Is Costco ready for a major correction?

  • For LSI, A New High After A Big Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the broad markets have made a nice run already, there is no reason why stocks making new highs should not be on your watchlist.

  • Get The Big Menu With Darden Restaurants

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Darden Restaurants appear ready to move higher from a recent breakout pattern, but traders need to take a good look at other technicals before they go long.

  • Gold Is The Big Picture

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having turned the corner, gold is headed back down.

  • Gold Moves to the Big Round Numbers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After drawing some trendlines on a long-term chart for gold, it's striking to see how gold gravitates to the big round numbers.

  • IBM On The Verge Of A Big Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM failed to hold onto its early January gains and is on the verge of a major support break.

  • IWM : Big Turn In The Making?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For a major stock index to rise nearly 40% in eight months is no small feat; might the time be here when the Russell 2000 index begins to retrace a third of those gains?

In Search Of The Next Big Game

  • In Search Of The Next Big Game

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks go up when there are more buyers than sellers, down when the opposite occurs and short-sellers are a big part of the picture. But when a heavily shorted stock rallies, it can provide those in the know with a powerful trading strategy that works we

  • Intel's Big Problem

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The world's largest chip maker has a hefty problem regarding its current daily chart: It's in bear land.

Interview: Joshua Hayes Of Big Wave Trading

  • James B. Stack, Big Sky Investor by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: James B. Stack, Big Sky Investor by Thom Hartle Thomas Wolfe was wrong: You can go home again. Frank Russell did it when he returned to Tacoma, WA, after he established his well-regarded investment firm in New York, and James Stack did it whe

  • KLA Tencor Forms Big Engulfing Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long consolidation, KLA Tencor formed a big bullish engulfing at support, and follow-through above resistance would confirm this pattern.

  • Liquidity Data Bank: Big promises, small deliveries by Thomas K Bonen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Liquidity Data Bank: Big promises, small deliveries by Thomas K. Bonen In 1984, the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) introduced the revolutionary Liquidity Data Bank (LDB) to the general public. It was a truly unique venture intended to open up the exchang

  • Little Steps = Big Returns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Increase your profits by investing in specific sectors of the market.

  • Looking For Big Intraday Decliners

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Keeping intraday tabs on stocks that are making substantial gains or losses may help active traders seize opportunities in real-time.

  • Microsoft Makes Two Big Breaks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A symmetrical triangle breakout on the weekly chart and falling wedge breakout on the daily chart point to higher prices for Microsoft.

Product Review: Big Trends Toolkit 2.0 by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Product Review: MarketGuage: Big View by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Big View is part of an ensemble of trading information from MarketGauge, available as a standalone package for $49/month. The last review of MarketGauge covered the Swing Trading course and the follow-on Mastery Program. The Mastery Program h

  • Review: Little Big View

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, if you are hesitant about committing to using a product, it's nice to get a small dose of the products and services offered by a company. Similarly, it's nice to get a small dose of what is going on in the markets. Little Big View, one of the

  • Rowan Cos. Takes A Big Hit

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Any questions about a new bear market seem kind of moot right about now. One of the most bearish sectors of all is energy, and here's a glance at the current chart of a major oil services outfit.

  • Ryder Fuels Up On Big Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ryder Systems bounced off support with big volume, and a resistance breakout looks imminent.

  • Scanning For Big Intraday Gainers/Losers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a brief tutorial on how to identify short-term momentum trade setups in a basket of gold mining stocks.

  • Small Range, Big Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Small-range bars are your friends. They're talking to you. Listen to them.

  • SprintNextel's Big U-Turn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sprint Nextel found solid support at its 50-day exponential moving average on October 3, quickly recovering some recent losses.

  • Start Small And Win Big

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bulls are trying to find their legs but don't jump in completely. Start with small positions and you could win big.

  • Stephen Leeb Of Personal Finance And The Big Picture by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Stephen Leeb Of Personal Finance And The Big Picture by Thom Hartle If a diverse educational background ever lent itself to analyzing the markets, surely that of Personal Finance and The Big Picture newsletters editor Stephen Leeb would do so

  • Tesla's Next Big Move Underway

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lots of traders think Tesla's best days are behind it, but perhaps its biggest move may be underway.

  • That Big Bad Bear Shows Its Face

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviewed Robert Prechter of Elliott wave fame, and the Dow fell. Coincidence?

  • The Big Hitters by Dr. Alexander Elder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Big Hitters by Dr. Alexander Elder Author: Kevin Koy Publisher: Intermarket Publishing 401 S. La Salle Chicago, IL 60605 Price: $26.95 ""The rich are different from you and me,"" wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald during the Roaring Twenties. At that time

  • The Big Indices Reach Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the year comes to a close, the major indices approach resistance levels and the technicals show signs of weakness.

  • The Big Picture For Natural Gas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Natural gas is entering a critical stage right now, as key support and resistance levels are converging upon one another.

  • The Big Picture For The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How will the head & shoulders pattern play out in the days ahead for the S&P 500?

  • The Big Picture for US Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A multi-month rally may have begun for US stocks. Learn how one trendline can keep your trading on the right path.

  • The Kuala Lumpur Composite Enters Big Support Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a sharp decline in the last two to three months, a few chart signals have come together to suggest support for the Kuala Lumpur SE Composite.

  • Too Big To Fail?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bankruptcy of General Motors, and the financial difficulty the motor vehicle industry has found itself in, has scared the market. But is it time to invest in it?

  • Websites For Traders: The Big Picture by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (96-98): Websites For Traders: The Big Picture by David Penn THE BIG PICTURE http://bigpicture.typepad.com Think Jim Cramer is the only former hedge-fund gunner turned media star who's got a flair for language? ""Last wee

  • What Big Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Step back to look at the recent rally.

  • Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad VIX?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The markets are driven by fear and greed. When have these emotions reached an extreme? The VIX may have the answer.

  • With IWM, A Big Head And Shoulders Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's a bit sloppy and definitely not a textbook-quality example, but a bearish head & shoulders pattern has been slowly grinding toward completion on IWM's daily chart.

  • With JP Morgan Chase, Is Big Money Dumping Big Bank Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...JP Morgan Chase shares keep getting hammered, and June 15's new sell signal hints at even more downside for the banking giant.

  • With JP Morgan Chase, Is Big Money Dumping Big Bank Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...JP Morgan Chase shares keep getting hammered, and June 15's new sell signal hints at even more downside for the banking giant.

  • Working Money: A Taste Of The Big MACD by Amy Wu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: A Taste Of The Big MACD by Amy Wu Indicators like the moving average convergence/divergence help you confirm signals and decrease risk when buying and selling securities. Invented by Gerald Appel in the 1970s, the MACD has become a staple

  • Working Money: Little Steps = Big Returns by Paul Merriman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Little Steps = Big Returns by Paul Merriman Increase your profits by investing in specific sectors of the market. Don't put all your eggs in one basket" is frequently given advice. In the investment world, this adage is about the risk of

  • Yahoo! Holding Big Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yahoo! broke a major resistance area in November, and this breakout should be considered bullish as long as it holds.

  • iShares Financial Services ETF Holding Big Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though a consolidation formed over the last few weeks, high volume shows that a battle is raging and the next break is crucial for the iShares Financial Services ETF (IYG).







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