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Article Archive For Keyword: Breakout

  • $OSX Ready For Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long descending rally, the Oil Services Index looks like it could undergo a robust bullish breakout.

  • A 30-Minute Breakout For Pfizer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pfizer broke channel resistance with good volume on the 30-minute chart, enough to reverse the short-term downtrend.

  • A Banking Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Banking Index broke to new highs this week to affirm the current uptrend and project further strength.

  • 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 Bollinger Breakout For Goodrich

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Goodrich did not partake in the summer rally, but looked poised to make up for lost time with a nice breakout.

  • A Breakout Attempt For The CRB

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CRB Index broke daily chart resistance but failed at weekly resistance, and the large trading range remains.

  • A Breakout For Biogen Idec

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Biogen Idec has been moving higher with good volume since late June, and a recent triangle breakout opens the door to even higher prices.

  • A Breakout For COCO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After consolidating for a few months, Corinthian Colleges is breaking resistance, and signs of accumulation point to further gains.

  • A Breakout For Constellation Brands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaking triangle resistance with a big surge, Constellation Brands is on the verge of breaking another resistance level to confirm an inverse head & shoulders pattern.

  • A Breakout For Honeywell International

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trading range breakout could spell higher prices for Honeywell.

  • A Breakout For Lockheed Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lockheed Martin reversed a multimonth decline with a breakout over the last few weeks, and renewed relative strength points to higher prices.

  • A Breakout For MMC

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Marsh & McLennan bucked the market trend with a breakout over the last two weeks, and good relative strength points to further gains in the weeks ahead.

  • A Breakout For The Dow Diamonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a consolidation above broken resistance, the Dow diamonds broke out on good volume and appear to be headed higher.

  • A Breakout For eBay

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength and a resistance breakout on good volume point to higher prices for eBay.

  • A Breakout In Coffee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I like my coffee the way I like my breakouts: "Strong as the devil and sweet as love."

  • A Breakout for Alcoa?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The daily chart of Alcoa shows a much brighter future in the near-term.

  • A Breakout, And Now A Test For The Dow Diamonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The flag breakout for the Dow diamonds remains the dominant signal, and the current pullback has reached its make-or-break point.

  • A Broker–Dealer Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Amex Broker–Dealer Index broke triangle resistance and is leading the market. The breakout is clearly bullish, but will it hold?

  • A CCI Breakout For Pan American

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After consolidating the last few weeks, Pan American Silver broke through resistance with a gap and a surge in momentum.

  • A Channel Breakout For Verisign

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Verisign is breaking out on the daily chart and this breakout bodes well for an even bigger resistance break on the weekly chart.

  • A Cup With Handle Breakout For Fairchild

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fairchild Semiconductor is showing good relative strength, and a recent breakout points to higher prices in the coming weeks.

  • A Double Pattern Breakout For Spinnaker Exploration

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A triangle breakout and pitchfork strength both indicate a resumption of November's uptrend.

  • A False Breakout For Centex Corporation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaking below its symmetrical triangle formation, the stock price for Centex Corporation (CTX) looks to be headed towards its intermediate-term trendline.

  • A High-Volume Breakout For Xilinx

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Xilinx broke through ascending triangle resistance with a gap on good volume to signal a continuation of the January surge.

  • A Holiday Breakout For Krispy Kreme

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a big surge through resistance Krispy Kreme settled down to form a triangle, and the recent breakout points to further strength.

  • A Labored Breakout For Veritas Software

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ascending triangles have a bullish bias but this one is somewhat unusual due to recent violent swings.

  • A Momentum Breakout For Carbo Ceramics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Carbo Ceramics remains range-bound on the weekly chart, but a high-volume breakout on the daily chart points to higher prices and a breakout on the weekly chart.

  • A Nice Breakout For Boeing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A high-volume breakout and a new all-time high should keep the Boeing bulls happy in the coming months.

  • A Nice Breakout For Merck

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a breakout to new highs, Merck continues to outperform its peers in the S&P 500 and health-care sector.

  • A Pitchfork Breakout For Best Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Best Buy looks like a good buy after a break above the upper trendline of a falling pitchfork.

  • A Stochastic Breakout In December Coffee: Better Late On The Break Than Never

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A BOSO play in the stochastic helps traders climb on board a fast-moving market post-breakout.

  • A Sweet Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the price of crude oil lifting sugar prices higher?

  • AAR Corp. Getting Ready For A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After hitting a 52-week high, AAR Corp. is struggling to surge into a fresh bullish zone.

  • ABM Industries Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ABM Industries has spurred bullish reversal formations on different time frames. Are news-influenced breakouts reliable?

  • AIV Gives Fresh Breakout Of Flag Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apartment Investment and Management Co. shows a strong profit potential.

  • AMZN Channel Breakout System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Channel breakout systems have been around for at least five decades, and for good reason: they still work in today's markets. Here's a brief look at an 11-plus year backtest of such a system with shares.

  • ATR Breakout Entries

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you know when a breakout is truly a breakout? The more confirming indicators you have, the better. Here are two indicators you can use to identify true breakouts, and if you have even more confirming signals, there's a strong chance you'll make pr

  • Accenture Price/Volume Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Accenture roared higher late last week, gapping higher on wide range and big volume; technicals warn the move could be short-lived, however.

  • Airline Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Airlines moved up in the last few months. Are they breaking out to the upside, or is this time to sell?

  • Akamai Technologies And Its Believable Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some breakouts work right away, others fail miserably, and still others simply take their sweet time, driving action-hungry traders crazy. The new break higher in Akamai Technologies looks like one that may get going very soon.

  • Alcoa Fails To Hold Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alcoa, which was profiled in late September with a triangle pattern, went on to break triangle resistance, but failed to hold this breakout. A reassessment is in order.

  • Bullish Breakout Setup

    ARTICLE stages a weekly chart breakout after an eight-week consolidation.

  • An Oversold Breakout For Wachovia

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term trend remains down, but Wachovia became oversold and a recent flag breakout suggests more room to the upside for this bounce.

  • Another Breakout For The Hang Seng

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Hang Seng Index has been moving higher for five years, and this trend looks set to continue after another resistance breakout.

  • Apollo Group Bullish Breakout After Support Test

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by more than 40% from its mid-January 2012 high, shares of Apollo Group have begun a significant, bullish price reversal.

  • Apollo Group Rallies On Gap Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A gap breakout has generated buying opportunities and has also broken out of a trend reversal pattern.

  • Aussie Dollar Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Australian dollar is starting to move higher again, breaking out of a small recent trading range. But can it muster enough strength to finally clear the larger consolidation pattern it's been stuck in since October 2009?

  • BAM Holds Back The Breakout Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The breakout of Brookfield Asset Management shows a reluctance to surge higher.

  • BEA Systems Making A Breakout Bid

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BEA Systems is on the verge of an important breakout after a gap and high-volume surge.

  • BOSO And The S&P 500 Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When does momentum really matter?

  • BRCM: More Upside After Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Broadcom Corp. have staged a massive bullish rally and should still have more upside into the summer of 2014.

  • BSX : Breakout Beckoning?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a recent sell-off, Boston Scientific shares have seemingly found, and made a rebound from a key support level; can this stock reclaim the recent highs - and beyond?

  • BTU Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peabody Energy Corp. is likely to undergo a major trend reversal breakout.

  • BWP Waiting For Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BWP looks eager to break in an upward direction.

  • Bearish Breakout Of DJIA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The descending rally of DJIA has breached major intermediate support. Will the index regain its previous levels?

  • Beat The Breakout: Histogram Patterns Anticipate The Move Higher In High-Grade Copper

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wouldn't you rather already be long when the market breaks out?

  • Biogen Returns To The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaking resistance with a gap and a surge in April, Biogen Idec returned to the scene of the crime. This level should offer support.

  • Biotech Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Weekly charts suggest that biotech stocks may have finally made their move higher.

  • Biovail Makes A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A resistance breakout on good volume points to higher prices for Biovail.

  • Boeing Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boeing Company (BA) opened above resistance territory on 6/28/2000. This fact followed by a nice steady upward trend should give traders something to consider.

  • Borg Warner Fails To Hold Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Borg Warner broke down on the daily chart, and this reversal paves the way for a bigger bearish reversal pattern on the weekly chart.

  • Brazil iShares Has Strong Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Brazil iShares has moved above its previous high resistance on its third attempt on strong volume and may develop a fresh uptrend with this breakout.

  • Breakout Fails In Analog Devices, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The upside breakout failed due to previous range resistance, though the surge was supported by good volume.

  • Breakout For Bristol-Myers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A high-volume resistance break and relative strength point to further upside for Bristol-Myers Squibb.

  • Breakout For Broad Band

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a sharp reversal in August, the Broad Band HOLDRS (BDH) recovered with an equally sharp advance to lead the Nasdaq in October.

  • Breakout For CKE Restaurants

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CKR recently made a strong volume breakout above its April 2002 high. What's more, it's just slightly above the breakout point.

  • Breakout For Suntrust

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What was the reason for the breakout?

  • Breakout In Computer Technology Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Computer Technology Index surged above resistance, targeting its old highs.

  • Breakout In GNK Fails

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd. formed a strong bullish continuation pattern, but the breakout turned sideways.

  • Breakout Of Health Care Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After two years, the Health Care Provider Index has entered a fresh intermediate uptrend. The confirmed triangular breakout would polish the bullish path for the index.

  • Breakout Or Fake-Out For AMAT?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applied Materials appeared to break double-bottom resistance, but failed to hold gains. Is this a breakout or just a fake-out?

  • Breakout Or Fakeout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading false breakouts can be a costly mistake. Find out how you can minimize these types of entries using simple visual price action, volume, and volatility-scanning strategies

  • Breakout Under Threat For The S&P MidCap Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P MidCap Index broke flag resistance a week ago but quickly met resistance. This breakout is up for a big test. Will it hold?

  • Brigham Exploration's Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Brigham Exploration has broken out of an eight-month bullish triangle formation, indicating higher prices ahead.

  • Brigham Exploration's Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Brigham Exploration has broken out of another bullish triangle formation, indicating the potential for higher prices ahead.

  • Brocade Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This one-time Internet high flyer is making a comeback. This round, it appears to be taking the slow but steady route.

  • Bucking For A Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does the triangular consolidation in the hourly chart of the S&P 500 suggest that a significant move to the upside is likely in the near term?

  • Building A Better Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Donchian channels can help separate great, don't-look-back breakouts from merely good ones.

  • Bullish Breakout For The Triple Q's

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nasdaq 100 Shares recently broke out of a bullish trading range, indicating the likelihood for further price appreciation in the near-term.

  • Bunge's 10-Day Moving Average Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From a nearly month-long consolidation, shares of agribusiness concern Bunge International are once again moving higher.

  • C&D Technologies Looks For Breakout.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...C&D Technologies Inc. has moved above long-term resistance with the supports of trendline and moving average.

  • CASY Bullish Breakout Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Casey's General Stores stock scores high on both relative strength and fundamental factors, just as a new RMO buy signal prints on its daily chart.

  • CBOE Gold Index: Triangle Breakout Failure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This gold index has failed to break out from an ascending triangle formation, developing a high-volatility move to the downside.

  • CDE Breakout Fails

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CDE is lacking bullish strength to break resistance.

  • CME Holds Its Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CME Group bucked the market in September with a breakout and continued relative strength points to further gains.

  • CMGI Begins Its Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As many as three different patterns can be found on CMGI's chart, all pointing to a sizeable move up.

  • CRR Has Strong Volume On Channel Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a fundamentally sound stock makes a major breakout on heavy volume, it usually pays to take a closer look.

  • CRY Daily Breakout Within A Major Monthly Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A price channel breakout isn't all than uncommon, but when one occurs in the midst of an ongoing, major monthly based cyclical move, it deserves a close look.

  • Cabela's Inc. Ready For A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cabela is a stock to watch. The potential bullish breakout is likely to attract many traders.

  • Cameco Offers A Convincing Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cameco Corp., one of the uranium industry's hottest growth stories from 2002 to 2007, has just made a bullish break from a five-week-old basing pattern.

  • Cardero Makes A Major Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cardero Resource Corp., based in Vancouver, BC, may be a relatively small iron ore/precious metals and exploration firm, but its stock has just made a major-league, bullish breakout.

  • Caterpillar's Diamond Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A December diamond consolidation leads to higher prices in January.

  • Channel breakout by Peter Aan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Channel breakout by Peter Aan Rules and Formulas: Channel systems use the highest and lowest prices in a series. Many possible trading variations can be employed and the one I tested involves finding the highest high and lowest low for the most recent n

  • 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.

  • Checklist For Breakout Setups

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakout stocks move fast and furiously, but having a clear set of guidelines as a checklist can help you trade accurately and with precision.

  • ChevronTexaco's Double Pattern Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ChevronTexaco's diamond breakout and symmetrical triangle breakout both indicate higher prices in the near-term.

  • Cimarex Energy's Cup And Handle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent consolidation pattern confirms the long-term uptrend for Cimarex Energy and the likelihood for higher prices.

  • Cisco Undergoing Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cisco is likely to see the demand for its stock increase.

  • Comcast Undergoes Weak Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The weak trend is not the new phenomenon for Comcast Corp. The fresh breakout rally is likely to get affected due to the trend factor.

  • Compaq's Double Bottom Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a brutal, year long, 80% decline and an all-but-aborted merger with Hewlett-Packard, shares of Compaq look to rebound on their own.

  • Computer Technology Index At Breakout Point?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A long-term bullish reversal pattern has appeared on the monthly time frame.

  • Comstock Resources' Falling Wedge And Trading Range Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comstock Resources broke out of a falling wedge formation earlier this month and has now broken to the upside from its recent trading range.

  • Crude Oil's Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A double-pattern breakout indicates higher crude oil prices in the long term.

  • Crude Oil: Hourly Chart Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The April 2014 crude oil futures contract has completed a successful - and powerful - bullish breakout on its hourly time frame.

  • DJIA Undergoes Bearish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term rising wedge pattern of the DJIA has ultimately broken downward. Will the index lose its bullish hold?

  • DK Ready For A Fresh Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakout rally of Delek US Holding stock is likely to start another strong bullish trend.

  • December Coffee: A Case of False Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After spending the past two months trading in a range between 78 and 85, December coffee experienced a brief upside breakout that led to a dramatic reversal and new 52-week lows.

  • Delayed Channel Breakout System by Peter Aan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Delayed Channel Breakout System by Peter Aan Originator: Unknown; this is a variation of the simple channel breakout method. Rules and formula: The simple channel breakout is a tried-and-true trading system that has been used for years. The delayed cha

  • Designing Volatility Breakout Systems by Paolo Pezzutti

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Designing Volatility Breakout Systems by Paolo Pezzutti Interested in improving your system's profit factor? Here are some suggestions. The principle of range expansion/contraction was first studied and analyzed by Toby Crabel in Technical Analysis of

  • Devon Energy's Trading Range Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Devon Energy has broken out of a bullish consolidation pattern, indicating higher prices ahead.

  • Directional Breakout Indicator by Barbara Star, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:2 (44-51): Directional Breakout Indicator by Barbara Star, PhD Price breakouts of moving averages present many profitable trading opportunities. Here's an indicator you can use to detect breakouts and identify price direction.

  • Dissecting The Wal-Mart Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wal-Mart broke double-bottom resistance on the weekly chart, and the stock looks as if it is headed for a familiar resistance zone.

  • Dollar Tree Had Gap Down Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dollar Tree failed to surge even after forming a new high. The huge gap down breakout was unexpected.

  • Dow Chemical Volume And Price Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After nearly six months of sideways to declining price movement, shares of Dow Chemical may have finally caught a bid, ready to rise strongly into early November 2012.

  • Dow Jones Utility Average Waits For The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Utility Average has narrowed its move with a smaller range and increasing uncertainty in market. The positive divergence provides an optimistic view.

  • EBS Waiting For Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which way will EBS break out?

  • Ecolab Waiting For Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ecolab (ECL) is forming a consolidation pattern. Is the stock ready for a breakout?

  • EnCana Corporation's Gap Line Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EnCana Corp. (ECA) recently gapped above October's downtrend line, indicating the potential for higher prices in the near-term.

  • EnCana's Bullish Flag Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EnCana's bullish flag breakout and recent pullback to key support levels has provided a great buying opportunity for the stock.

  • EnerSys Sets Up For Possible Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a successful test of a major low, EnerSys has risen more than 65% and now appears to be preparing for yet another move higher.

  • Energy Select Sector Has Robust Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...XLE shows the bullish symptoms to continue the upward rally by entering the new uptrend with a gap-up breakout.

  • ExxonMobil Corp.'s Trading Range Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ExxonMobil Corp. broke out of bullish consolidation pattern back in mid-December, indicating the potential for higher prices in the near-term.

  • FCX Powerful Price/Volume Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Freeport McMoran Copper and Gold shot higher on Friday. Does this breakout have enough firepower to advance much further before retreating?

  • FEIC Gives Gap Breakout Of Falling Wedge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakaway gap from a particular pattern reinforces the gap and the continuation of trend. FEI Co. is heading toward the target of $41.

  • First-Hour Breakout System by Malcolm McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...First-Hour Breakout System by Malcolm McNutt Here's a mechanical trading system for the Standard & Poor's 500 futures market. New traders are often advised to find a method or technique with which to trade and then refine the method down to a set of r

  • Five Tips For Successful Breakout Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakout trading can be both exciting and profitable, but if you lack five key lessons, it can bleed your trading account dry. Learn how to be on the right side of breakout trading.

  • Flag Breakout For XAU

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite the potential for a massive head & shoulders reversal pattern, the Philadelphia Gold & Silver Index recently broke flag resistance, pointing to higher prices.

  • For Baker Hughes, Was The Breakout A Bust?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Baker Hughes recently staged a bullish breakout from a large triangle pattern and now appear to be at a critical make-or-break point.

  • Ford Motor's Powerful Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Ford experienced a very bullish price/volume breakout on October 31, 2012. Is this the start of a major trending move, or is this simply a fakeout?

  • Forest Laboratories And Its Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long corrective period, Forest Laboratories is undergoing a bullish breakout.

  • Fresh Breakout Of Merck

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Merck Inc. is likely to surge into a long-term bullish zone.

  • From Breakout To Pullback

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaking out in mid-February and reaching its minimum upside price projection, the S&P 500 retraced nearly 50% of its gains. Now back at the breakout highs, the bulls find themselves bucking for more.

  • Fuelcell Energy's Bullish Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fuelcell Energy recently broke out of a large bullish triangle formation, indicating much higher prices down the road.

  • GBX Undergoing Bullish Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Greenbrier has formed a long-term symmetrical triangle. In what direction will the triangle break out?

  • GE Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The breakout journey of General Electric is likely to tumble.

  • GILD Raff Buy Signal And Pennant Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Gilead Sciences have just broken out of a multimonth triangle/pennant formation, receiving the benefit of a Raff MarketSpace Stock system buy signal in the process.

  • GLBC Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the bullish breakout of Global Crossing Ltd. succeed?

  • Gap Breakout Crosses Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 200-day moving average resistance was taken off by a huge gap breakout in Bel Fuse, Inc. On the breakout, the price established support on previous high pivot.

  • Gold Tests The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After returning to broken resistance with a sharp decline in July, the streetTRACKS Gold ETF formed a small consolidation, and there is a big test at hand.

  • Gold: Pressure Building For Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold has been stuck in a sideways range recently, but the pressure is building, and it could be about to pop higher soon.

  • Halliburton Returns To Its Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Was the late January rally a "don't look back" breakout?

  • Health Care Select Sector Awaits The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Examining different charts of the same sector suggests various technical resistances.

  • Holding The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The meandering of the Standard & Poor's 500 in recent days may be a positive.

  • Honeywell Price And Volume Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Honeywell International leaped higher on Wednesday, July 18, with a massive volume increase to boot.

  • Huntington Bancshares Breakout For Real?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After enduring a nearly 35% haircut between early July and late August, Huntington Bancshares common stock appears ready for a rebound.

  • IBM Returns To Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM broke resistance with a surge in March, and a return to this breakout offers a second chance to partake in the new uptrend.

  • ICF International Undergoes Healthy Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ICF International is likely to outperform.

  • Identifying A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Drawing key resistance and support levels on charts gives you entry and exit levels when trading.

  • Imax Readies For A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IMAX Corp. sports a bullish continuation pattern, and signs of accumulation point to a breakout in the stock.

  • Industrials SPDR Leads With A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a 12-month trading range, the industrials SPDR is finally breaking free, pointing to higher prices.

  • Innospec, Inc. Breakout Fails

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Low volume and an overheated ADX results in a failed breakout of an ascending triangle. The trend remains strong, but the ADX in a weekly time frame affects the breakout.

  • Intel Corp.'s Trading Range Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intel Corp. appears to have broken out of its second bullish trading range in two months but a move above the $30.00 level is still needed to confirm this.

  • Intel Corporation's (INTC) Upside Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the last three months, the narrowing price range on this security has been penetrated with a semi-significant price movement upwards while the daily volume has almost doubled.

  • Interest Rates Basing for a Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See where the next big interest rate rise could begin.

  • International Paper Holds The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...International Paper broke resistance in early March, and a successful test of this breakout points to higher prices.

  • Intraday Pennant Breakout For TNA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading triangle/pennant breakouts that occur in the wake of successful support/resistance tests can be a pathway to consistent trading profits.

  • Intuit Attempts A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intuit shows signs of accumulation and relative strength within its consolidation, pointing to a breakout.

  • Iris International Is On The Edge Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Iris international is on the support/resistance zone of the retracement level, so the strong bullish indicators could pull the stock above that area.

  • Is A Breakout For The US Dollar Index In The Cards?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index is consolidating after an extensive advance rally.

  • Is A Sherwin Williams Breakout Looming From Consolidation?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Sherwin Williams appear to be in prime position to rally along with the rest of the broad market after Thursday, October 20's notable intraday reversal.

  • Is Bullish Breakout Brewing For TAP?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Molson Coors Brewing may be pausing before attempting another leg higher.

  • Is CPLA Ready For Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Capella Education is consolidating at the nearest support. Can the stock weather the storm and breakout?

  • Is Cato Corp.'s Breakout Rally Under Siege?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cato Corp. has moved out of two strong bullish patterns and breached the long-term moving average resistance.

  • Is The QQQQ Breakout At Hand?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trapped in a trading range since early November, is the NASDAQ 100's tracking stock finally ready to move higher?

  • It's An IDCC Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...InterDigital is one of those stocks that frequently undergo wide gap breakouts for breaching the support-resistance levels.

  • JDS Uniphase Attempts Another Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After failed breakout attempts in May and July, the third time may prove lucky for JDS Uniphase.

  • Johnson & Johnson Corrects Back To Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the decline in Johnson & Johnson a mere correction, or is it the start of something bigger? Here's what to look for.

  • July Cotton's Ascending Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A failed 2B top reversal leads to an ascending triangle breakout.

  • KLA - Tencor Corp. Poised For Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...KLAC is engaged in process monitoring systems for the semiconductor industry. They look ready to head higher.

  • KO Accumulation, Triple Bottom, And Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a four-month period of sideways to down price action, rising money flows in the midst of a triple-bottom pattern have resulted in a convincing bullish breakout for Coca-Cola, the king of colas.

  • LORL Undergoes Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After violating a few strong resistance levels, Loral Space & Communications has formed a bullish flag & pennant pattern. What can be the potential target for the breakout rally?

  • LTD Bullish Breakout Beckons

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once again, the broad markets are in a position to rally strongly, and the daily chart of Limited Brands, Inc., also seems to imply a great deal of upside potential.

  • MU Tries To Hold Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Micron Tech broke double-bottom resistance, but met resistance at the 200-day, and the breakout is getting a serious test.

  • Magnum Hunter's Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Magnum Hunter recently broke out of a bullish triangle formation, indicating the potential for higher prices in the near-term. However, I would be wary of a possible trend change once this breakout has been completed.

  • Managing Breakout Trades

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Your order has been filled and your trade is breaking out in your favor. How do you manage the trade to maximize profits? Here are a few techniques you can apply that are safer and less risky than not actively managing your position

  • Measuring Market Sentiment Using Breakout Ratios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a unique way to measure the bullish/bearish bias of the individual stocks that make up any given index or industry group.

  • Meritage Homing In On A Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Meritage Homes appears to be breaking out of a long-term downtrend. Is now the time to buy?

  • MetLife Inc.: Strong Money Flow May Prompt Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of MetLife, Inc. are up nearly 54% in less than a year -- with more near-term gains possible.

  • Microsoft Struggles For Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Microsoft's bullish breakout under way?

  • MmM Pattern Breakout In December Silver Sends The Precious Metal Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A confirmed close serves as confirmation for a BOSO setup to the upside as well as a similarly bullish setup in the MACD histogram.

  • NASDAQ 100 Outperforming Russell 2000, Has Breakout Potential

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ 100 index has been outperforming the Russell 2000 for more than six months now, and the technicals appear to support this trend continuing.

  • NOV Price And Volume Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of National Oilwell Varco leaped higher on Thursday -- on massive volume.

  • NTGR Undergoing Bullish Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The narrowing range of NetGear could mean it is getting ready for a breakout. But in which direction will the stock break?

  • Nabors Industries' Channel Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nabors Industries' recent channel breakout indicates higher prices ahead. With the stock now pulling back to key support levels, it might be a good time to buy.

  • Nasdaq's Diamond Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A consolidation early in June sets the stage for a Nasdaq rally in July.

  • Netflix: Hourly Consolidation Pattern Before Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now in a consolidation pattern after a sharp six week rally, shares of Netflix (NFLX) look to be setting up for a bullish continuation move.

  • New Oriental Education & Technology Group Looks For The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EDU has formed a symmetrical triangle and is trying to break out toward the upside.

  • Newmont Mining Price And Volume Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After making a major swing low in mid-May 2012, shares of Newmont Mining have begun to accelerate higher.

  • Nexen's Channel Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nexen Inc. (NXY) had been stuck in a seven-month trading range but the recent channel breakout now indicates higher prices in the long-term.

  • Novellus Consolidates After Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Novellus broke a major resistance in November, and the consolidation over the last few months looks like a rest before the next leg up begins.

  • Oil On The Verge Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Oil Fund ETF (USO) surged off support over the last few days, and the exchange traded fund is on the verge of a breakout that would signal a continuation of the prior advance.

  • Opening Range Breakout Part 3 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Opening Range Breakout Part 3 by Toby Crabel In the opening range breakout technique, the heralds of an upcoming trend day are often inside days, narrow range days and hook days (see Stocks & Commodities, September and October 1988). I also have run acr

  • Opening Range Breakout Part 6 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Opening Range Breakout Part 6 by Toby Crabel Two price chart patterns -- the inside day (ID) and the four-day narrowing range (NR 4) -- have proven to be reliable predecessors of trending action that can be profitably traded with an opening range breakout

  • Opening Range Breakout Part 7 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Opening Range Breakout Part 7 by Toby Crabel Bear hook is a day in which the open is below the previous day's low and the close is above the previous day's close with a narrow range relative to the previous day (Figure 1). As implied by the name, there

  • Opening Range Breakout Part 8 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Opening Range Breakout Part 8 by Toby Crabel The bull hook pattern, as suggested by its name, is a bullish indication and, in most cases, will be followed by a price move to the upside on the day or days following the hook. However, as you will see from

  • Opening range breakout Part 4 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Opening range breakout Part 4 by Toby Crabel Opening range breakout is a trade in which entry is taken at a predetermined amount above or below the opening range. I've set this predetermined amount (the ""stretch"") through observation. (See Stocks & Co

  • Opening range breakout Part 5 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Opening range breakout Part 5 by Toby A. Crabel A trade taken at a predetermined amount above or below the opening price of a given day is called an opening range breakout (ORB).A narrow range four pattern (NR 4) is a day with a daily range that is narr

  • Opening range breakout: early entry Part 2 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Opening range breakout: early entry Part 2 by Toby Crabel Early entry is defined as a large price movement in one direction within the first five minutes after the open of the daily session. A study of early entry is essentially a study of price action,

  • Overbought Breakout Sends Bean Oil Toward Contract Highs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A MmM pattern in the MACD histogram hints at a buying opportunity as December bean oil rallies into September.

  • Owens Corning Attempts Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The highest close since last April draws attention to this stock, especially when breaking out of a pattern.

  • PCS On Verge Of Powerful Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of MetroPCS Communications have just broken above a key resistance area, even as a new mechanical buy signal has been issued.

  • PJC Waiting For Breakout Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Piper Jaffray Corp. has undergone a bullish breakout. Will the breakout initiate a fresh rally or plunge back into a bearish area?

  • Patterson's Channel Breakout Indicates Higher Prices in the Near-Term

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) had been stuck in a trading range most of January. Now that the stock has broken above the upper channel line, higher prices should prevail.

  • Paypal About to Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IPOs often fail but PYPL may be the outlier to rise from the ashes as it prepares to breakout.

  • Pfizer Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bearish phase of Pfizer is likely to end.

  • Playing the opening range breakout Part 1 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Playing the opening range breakout Part 1 by Toby Crabel Opening range breakout is one of the most important indicators of daily market direction that a trader can utilize. An opening range breakout (ORB) is a trade taken at a predetermined amount abov

  • Precision Drilling Corp.'s Channel Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Precision Drilling Corp. recently broke out of a five-month trading range, indicating higher prices ahead. With short-term support levels now coming into play, I would look to accumulate these shares.

  • QQQQ Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The major bullish trend reversal pattern of QQQQ has broken upward.

  • Qualcomm: Bullish Breakout Attempt Underway

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Qualcomm Inc. are breaking above a key resistance zone, with more gains likely in the days ahead.

  • RDC Price And Volume Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MetaStock price and volume breakout exploration has identified shares of Rowan Cos. as a strong price/breakout candidate.

  • RTI Consolidates For Another Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After hitting a target on a trend reversal pattern on daily as well as weekly time frames, RTI is consolidating for one more bullish breakout.

  • Range Breakout Trading in Treasury Bonds by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Range Breakout Trading in Treasury Bonds by Alex Saitta Markets are either trending or in a trading range marking time until the next trend. It follows, then, that a potential trading concept is to identify the trading range and wait for the new trend t

  • Real Networks Readies For A Real Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent gap by Real Networks is certainly positive, but one more hurdle needs to be cleared.

  • Recent Channel Breakout for ConocoPhillips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ConocoPhillips (COP) had been stuck in the $46.00 to $50.00 range dating back to October 2002. However, the stock broke out of its four-month trading range late last month, indicating the potential for higher prices in the long-term.

  • Revisiting The Triple Bottom Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Would a steep pullback in the S&P 500 set the stage for a resumption of the bull market?

  • Rowan Returns To Resistance Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite a sharp decline over the last two months, the decline in Rowan Cos. looks like a normal correction.

  • Rowan's Triangle Breakout with a Developing Cup and Handle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rowan Cos. recently broke out of a bullish triangle formation and now looks to be forming a cup with handle.

  • Ruger Breakout A Misfire

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sturm Ruger & Co., Inc. looked ready to break out of their long-term downtrend, but it now looks to have been a trap. Potential investors should now hold and see if the long-term trend will resume.

  • S&P Chemical Index Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long consolidation phase ends up with an encouraging breakout in the S&P Chemical Index.

  • SIDEBAR: 2/20-Day EMA Breakout System by Jeremy G. Konstenius

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: 2/20-Day EMA Breakout System Defined Most trading systems fall into two categories. One, the most popular, is the trend-following method, where the signals are oriented toward putting the trader on board long-term trends. The profits acquired d


    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BREAKOUT RELIABILITY The reliability of a breakout from a trading range as a signal for an impending trend is significantly improved if prices are still beyond the range after a number of days (e.g., 5) . ... --Jack D. Schwager


    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...PROFITABILITY OF BREAKOUT AND OSCILLATOR METHODS WITH S&P 500 Profitability of breakout and oscillator methods with S&P 500.

  • SOLF Has Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The flag & pennant breakout in the stock rallied to new highs on overbought RSI; the doji star may drag down the stock moderately.

  • SPX: Triple Bottom Breakout or Belated Retracement

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the recent resistance break at 965 is technically bullish, SPX is starting to get overbought and stalling around 1000.

  • Has A Wide Range Breakout

    ARTICLE shares took off like a rocket on Thursday, issuing a fresh Raff MarketSpace stock system buy signal.

  • Samex Mining Corp. Penny Stock Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading penny stocks is guaranteed to provide a thrill a minute, whether the trade turns into a winner or a loser. Here's a low-priced stock that may be in the first stages of a move toward dollar territory.

  • SanDisk Long Breakout And ParaSar Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The entire technology sector has been extremely strong over the past few months, offering a steady stream of long trading opportunities. Here's a look at another promising long setup in the tech sector.

  • Sandisk On The Verge Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sandisk (SNDK) held support in February and looks poised to break resistance, but low volume still haunts the stock.

  • Saul Centers Breakout Is Under Pressure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock has violated most of the strong resistance, marking its all-time high, but the indicators on daily and weekly charts may keep the breakout under pressure.

  • Schering Plough Ignores Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bearish reversal conditions on the daily time frame of Schering Plough resulted in a short-term bearish breakout.

  • Schwab Holds The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Charles Schwab Corp. is holding its resistance breakout with a consolidation, and traders should watch the consolidation highs for a bullish continuation signal.

  • Seasonal Trades And The Channel Breakout System by John L.Momsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seasonal Trades And The Channel Breakout System by John L.Momsen Many seasonal trades have been consistently profitable over many years, but using them can be tricky because you never know if this will be the year that events won't follow the establish

  • Sidebar: MetaStock Code and Penny Stock Breakout System by Markos Katsanos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (18-29): Sidebar: MetaStock Code and Penny Stock Breakout System by Markos Katsanos This sidebar contains the MetaStock Code and Penney Stock code for Markos Katsanos' penny stock breakout system. The majority of the stocks

  • Sidebar: eSignal code for Breakout Colored Price Bars by Barbara Star, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:2 (44-51): Sidebar: eSignal code for Breakout Colored Price Bars by Barbara Star, PhD

  • Sidebar: eSignal code for Directional Breakout Indicator by Barbara Star, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:2 (44-51): Sidebar: eSignal code for Directional Breakout Indicator by Barbara Star, PhD

  • Starbucks And Its Powerful Breakout, Doubtful Near-Term Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Starbucks Corp. leaped higher by more than 9% on November 2, 2012, but how much more room to run does this bellwether large-cap stock really have?

  • Swiss Franc Index Poised For A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The decline in the Swiss franc index over the last few months looks like a correction, and a surge off support suggests that the correction is ending.

  • Syntroleum Setting Up For Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes it pays to keep tabs on lower-priced stocks in volatile industry groups. One such stock with a history of successful breakout/trend moves may be offering traders yet another chance to profit.

  • TSX Energy Index Testing A Breakout Level

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This Canadian Energy Index has been lagging its American counterparts and now hints at wanting to go higher.

  • TXN: Powerful Breakout Attempt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Texas Instruments staged a major bullish breakout attempt on April 1, 2014. Can the stock follow through to new highs?

  • Telecom's Triumphant Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Consolidation in January leads to a big-time breakout in February.

  • Testing The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The current correction in the Dow Jones Industrial Average so far reflects little more than testing former resistance for present support.

  • Testing The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For all the concern over the January 2005 correction, the market is still just testing its November 2004 breakout.

  • Testing The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ 100 drifts toward support at the level of its recent breakout.

  • Testing breakout systems by Steve Notis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Testing breakout systems by Steve Notis Breakout or volatility systems comprise a large portion of the current glut of publicly offered trading systems. Many of these systems sell for $3,000 or more. For that price you usually get a nice software packag

  • The DJIA Breakout Collides Into Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A muscular breakout on the DJIA at the opening of June has carried prices into smack-dab into a hornet's nest of resistance. If this industrial powerhouse bulks up and presses prices through these heavy weights of resistance, the DJIA could continue

  • The 2/20-Day EMA Breakout System by David S. Landry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 2/20-Day EMA Breakout System by David S. Landry Moving average systems seek to capture meaningful trends. Here's a modified exponential moving average system that uses pattern recognition as a filter for entry rules. Technical approaches to tradin

  • The Bond Futures Noise Channel-2 Breakout System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bond Futures Noise Channel-2 Breakout System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D. Here's how to develop a system using a filter to remove the random price movement and identify the trend of the Treasury bond market.

  • The Bowl Pattern Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The winner for 2005!

  • The Breakout In JPM Tumbled

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The upside breakout would have been much more successful under healthy technical conditions. The stock is back below its historical resistance with a huge gap down, so what does that say about the trades in hand?

  • The Breakout Of MSPD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The breakout is likely to initiate the new trend reversal rally for MSPD.

  • The Breakout Rallies Of ADC

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After the bullish breakout, Agree Realty Corp. is moving on up.

  • The Breakout Relative Strength Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's not easy to determine if the price of a stock is about to break out. Here's one way you can determine the relative strength of a breakout, enabling you to act early and realize higher profits

  • The Bullish Breakout Of Alliant Techsystems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long time span, Alliant Techsystems has moved into a bullish zone. A few bearish indications are visible on the charts.

  • The Bullish Breakout Of Cempra

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cempra is ready to initiate a fresh breakout rally.

  • The Channel Breakout System by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Channel Breakout System by Mark Vakkur, M.D. This is one of the simplest and oldest trading techniques, where trades are initiated based on price exceeding a given historical level. Here's how the channel breakout system works using the Value Line i

  • The Dollar's Ascending Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the words of Jesse Livermore: "Never too low to sell, never too high to buy."

  • The Dow Breakout: 1-2-3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The resolution of a 1-2-3 trend reversal is a 200-point-plus breakout.

  • The Dow: Breakout or Bull Trap?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The rally in the fourth quarter of 2001 may be luring bulls into a 2002 trap.

  • The Euro's Cup with Handle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The greenback's loss has been the euro's gain.

  • The German Mark Noise Channel Breakout System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The German Mark Noise Channel Breakout System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D. Interested in a trend-following method for currency markets? Currency markets generally exhibit the strongest tendency to trend, a key feature for trend-followers. Here's a method tha

  • The Nasdaq's "Don't Look Back" Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakout beyond and test of resistance at a 20-day high signals more upside ahead for the Nasdaq.

  • The Oil Service HOLDRS DLB Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As far as meaningful breakouts are concerned, you can't go home again.

  • The QQQQ's Descending Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Horizontal support + downwardly sloping resistance trendline = descending triangle. But that's the easy part.

  • The Russell 2000 Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Russell 2000 broke consolidation resistance this month and the breakout signals a continuation of the ongoing uptrend.

  • The S&P 500's MACD Triple Bottom Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bears might not like it, but the bulls are taking the S&P 500 higher.

  • The Triangle Breakout in Beans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that they've broken out, how far will they move up?

  • The US Dollar Index: Is A Breakout Or Reversal At Hand?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After an impressive three-month bull rally, the US Dollar Index is approaching an important resistance barrier: the upper Keltner band on its weekly chart.

  • The US Paper Index Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Paper Index is a good example of the consolidated formations and strength in a consolidation range.

  • The USD/JPY Breakout Stalls At Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bulls exit as a swing rule projection from a recent breakout in the greenback/yen is reached.

  • The Walt Disney Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish breakout of Walt Disney is likely to open fresh buying opportunities.

  • TransGlobe Energy's Pitchfork Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TransGlobe Energy has nearly quadrupled in price from its August low. Despite this, the stock looks attractive on a potential pull back to key support levels.

  • Transocean's Long-Term Channel Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Transocean Inc. recently broke out of a long-term bottoming pattern, indicating significantly higher prices down the road.

  • Transports Climb Toward Breakout Mountain

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow transports fashioned a bull flag of their own over the November-December period and look to head higher.

  • Transports Find Support At Old Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking for the true measure of the move as an old breakout level supports a bounce in the Dow transports.

  • Tupperware Snaps Higher On Breakout Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tupperware may not be involved in the most glamorous of businesses, but apparently many traders and investors see the stock as a great place to put their trading capital.

  • UEX Corp.'s Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish triangle breakout and a pullback to key short-term support levels is creating an attractive opportunity.

  • USD/JPY: Breakout And Pullback Off The Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An ascending triangle bottom in August and September hints at higher prices for the greenback against the yen.

  • USO Daily Breakout Needs Follow-Through

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Compared to the record-breaking selloff in the oil markets in 2008, the 2009 rebound in crude oil might very well earn it the title of the comeback kid. Could crude be setting up for still more upside?

  • VIX Breakout Could Signal Further Market Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the VIX is finding resistance around last August's high, the recent pattern breakout could act as a catalyst for higher prices.

  • Valero Energy's Ascending Triangle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Valero Energy (VLO) has broken to the upside from an ascending triangle formation, indicating the potential for higher prices in the near-term.

  • Vantage Drilling: A Stock In Search Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Low-priced stocks (those trading below $5 per share) can be difficult to trade, due to poor liquidity and low institutional sponsorship. However, once in a while an outstanding trade setup takes shape in one of these, one worthy of a long-term investor&a

  • Vaxgen Inc. Has Breakout Potential

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Vaxgen (VXGN) is looking bullish -- provided a breakout on good volume ensues.

  • VeriSign Hints At A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...VeriSign Inc., which is the encryption and authentication leader on the Internet (which most people recognize as the small padlock icon in their web browser when shopping online), has edged past a breakout point.

  • Verizon Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Verizon Communications vaults higher with a classic chart pattern — cup with handle.

Volatility Breakout System Version 2 by John Sweeney

  • WYNN Waits For Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The breakout of an inverted head & shoulders pattern of Wynn Resorts turned sideways under the moving average resistance, and the stock is waiting for another breakout.

  • Walgreen's, Express Scripts Agreement Propels Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders and investors liked the news of Walgreen's agreement with Express Scripts so much that they boosted Walgreen's share price by nearly 12%.

  • Walt Disney Co. Enjoys Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Walt Disney Co. (DIS) makes a bold thrust higher as last August's high is taken out.

  • Waters Corp. Two-Stage Bullish Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a large-cap stock bolts upward by nearly 8% in one session, momentum players start sizing up the situation, looking for an entry point.

  • Wells Fargo Latest Breakout Is Low On Fuel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Banking stocks staged major bullish rallies after the Federal Reserve decided to add more liquidity to the banking system on Thursday. But will some of this money find its way into Wells Fargo shares in time?

  • Westmoreland Coal Breakout Soon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A consolidation triangle in the making?

  • What A Breakout Looks Like?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Deciding when to enter a position for a long trade can be confusing. Knowing what to look for in a healthy breakout can help.

  • Whirlpool Breakout From The Reverse Head & Shoulders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A head & shoulders pattern can be both a consolidation and a reversal. You'll see why.

  • Will BAC Breakout Surge?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the fresh bullish breakout of Bank of America Corp. breach the moving average resistance?

  • With CERN, A Powerful Price And Volume Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a stock breaks higher on big volume -- and during a major bull run in the broad market -- chances are the smart money has found a new home in which to invest their trading capital.

  • Workhorse Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Electric and alternative energy vehicles got a huge lift in June, and here is one that caught the wave.

Working Money: Building A Better Breakout by David Penn

Working Money: The Bowl Pattern Breakout by Sharon Yamanaka

  • XAU Gold Index Tries A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This gold index is leading several other gold indexes in an apparent breakout attempt. This could be an early bullish signal.

  • XAU Holding Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a short and sharp pullback, the Philadelphia Gold & Silver Index found support and broke trendline resistance to resume the uptrend.

  • XLB Breakout Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Materials Select Sector has recently broken through the resistance area and is heading toward another solid hurdle. Let us check out the reliability of the new rally.

  • XLB Edging Toward Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The materials sector has formed an ascending triangle. The high-volume breakout can lead to a new level of $42.

  • XTO Energy's Inverse Head And Shoulders Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though some traders may have considered the recent triple top in XTO Energy as being negative, pattern watchers would have recognized the true upside potential of the stock.

  • 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.

  • Yen-Denominated Gold Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold priced in US dollars has been and remains in a strong bull market. However, gold priced in Japanese yen only recently has broken resistance to continue its bull run.

  • ZMH : Breakout Approaches - But Which Way?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Zimmer Holdings appear to be close to a meaningful breakout, and a key support test will likely determine their near-term direction.

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