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  • A Bullish Flag Formation for EnCana Corp.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EnCana Corp. has been consolidating in the $30.00 to $32.00 range since hitting a new 52-week high last December. The bullish flag formation indicates an eventual break to the upside.

  • A Cyclical Formation On FTI Consulting

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you stand on the beach and watch the waves splash at your feet, you are watching a cycle caused by the gravity of the moon.

  • A Developing Head & Shoulders Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a head & shoulders pattern looks as though it is forming, do you sell the share or wait for the pattern to finalize before selling?

  • A Reverse Head And Shoulders Formation For The Oil Services Index?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another potentially bullish pattern for the Oil Services Index could lead to a resumption of the long-term uptrend.

  • AIV Gives Fresh Breakout Of Flag Formation

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

  • Advanced Neuromodulation System, Inc. (ANSI) Tries Another Cup & Handle Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cup with handle formations (originated by William O'Neil) are considered bullish continuation patterns.

  • An Early Warning From the Broadening Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last Thursday when Compuware Corporation (CPWR) tumbled from $11.10 on Wednesday's close to a low of $7.51 on Thursday many were wondering what happened. This 32% loss in one day demonstrates the fragility of today's markets.

  • Blowing A Trumpet (Formation)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trumpet formation is a sign of uncertainty. Is this what is happening to the indexes?

  • Brigham Exploration's Bullish Trading Range Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Brigham Exploration failed to form a cup with handle pattern but the stock appears to be settling into a bullish trading range.

  • British Pound - Head & Shoulders Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The British pound is poised to move lower after completing a head & shoulders reversal formation.

  • Bullish Pennant Formation for Nexen Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nexen Inc. recently broke out of a seven-month trading range and is now forming a bullish pennant, indicating a potential move higher in the near-term.

  • Continental Airlines Prints A Broadening Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The airline stock is tagging the upper trendline of a broadening formation, and volatility is increasing.

  • Deutsche Bank: Long-Term Bullish Chart Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Deutsche Bank stock has broken out from an ascending triangle, hitting a new three-year high of $100. It is moving in a channel with an upward bias. Target for the stock in the medium term is $115.

  • Does The Head & Shoulders Formation Work? by Martin Boot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does The Head & Shoulders Formation Work? by Martin Boot Rarely will you come across a technique that detects an imminent change in trend, but here's a method that can help you do just that. The head and shoulders pattern has long been considered one o

  • Double Top Formation on the Nasdaq

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...April proved to be a tumultuous month for the technology-based Nasdaq Composite Index. From a charting standpoint, the sharp April sell-off within the index followed a picture-perfect double top formation.

  • EOG Resources' Bullish Channel Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EOG Resources is currently consolidating in a bullish trading range but traders should wait for a break of the upper channel line before going long.

  • Evergreen Resources' Bullish Triangle Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Evergreen's bullish consolidation pattern and pessimistic market sentiment could indicate a further move to the upside.

  • Falling Wedge Formation for the AMEX Oil Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index looks to be completing a falling wedge formation, which would indicate a potential upside breakout in the near-term.

  • General Motors: Island Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This technical formation often signals major trend changes.

  • Goldman Sachs Develops A Broadening Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This relatively uncommon pattern occurs in a high-volatility environment.

  • Grant Prideco's Trading Range Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Until the market becomes overly bullish on this company, the stock price has higher to go.

Market Phase And Chart Formation by Chuck Dukas

  • Maxtor Consolidates As Head-and-Shoulders Formation Evolves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maxtor has a large inverse head-and-shoulders pattern working and looks ripe for a neckline test.

  • Mmm... A Head and Shoulders Formation?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...No matter who the company is, when a head and shoulders formation starts developing, caution prevails.

  • News Corp. Shows A Short-Term Reversal Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The media giant displayed a positive divergence of the Bollinger indicator %b and developed a reversal formation.

  • Nokia Gaps Out Of A Basing Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The telecom sector has been moving up recently, thanks to companies like Nokia. Ahead of the pack, Nokia broke out of a 2-year consolidationon on an upward gap. Here's how you can trade that gap.

  • Patterson-UTI Energy's Bullish Pennant Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Patterson-UTI Energy's recent trend reversal has led to a bullish pennant formation on the daily chart, indicating the potential for higher prices in the near-term.

  • Pfizer Forming A Rounded-Top Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bears are ready to engulf the bullish rally of Pfizer.

  • Pfizer: A Reversal Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices could continue to move up and close the gap in the $24 area.

  • Quicksilver Resources' Ascending Triangle Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quicksilver Resources broke out of an ascending triangle formation in mid-May and is in the process of completing another one. As a result, the stock could see an upside breakout in the near-term.

  • Rf Micro Devices' Triangle Formation Has Investors Guessing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This 8-month symmetrical triangle on Rf Micro Devices Incorporated (RFMD) has everyone heading in the wrong direction.


    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...THE ELLIOTT WAVE ZIGZAG FORMATION --Thom Hartle, Editor An explanation of subdivisions of the Elliott Wave pattern, page 173.

  • Small Cap Index Forms Broadening Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although relatively rare, the S&P SmallCap Index (SML) formed its second broadening formation in the last four years.

  • Terra Nitrogen And The Evening Star Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Terra Nitrogen, which produces and distributes nitrogen fertilizer products, has appreciated 88% since October 2002. But a major candlestick formation has emerged to stall that rally.

  • The Broadening Formation And The Bond Market by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Broadening Formation And The Bond Market by Thom Hartle Trading the bond futures market offers opportunity to the skilled chartist because a diversity of price patterns occurs over time. In reality, chart patterns are accumulation, distribution, con

  • The Broadening Formation On The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In an article I wrote in July 2009, I addressed the need for closure in order to confirm the complex head & shoulders pattern that was setting up. That pattern failed due to an 11th-hour decision to change course by the bulls. So the deal was never o

  • The Funnel Formation by ORY J. CANAL

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Funnel Formation by ORY J. CANAL The Funnel formation is a technical analysis tool that you may find very useful in analyzing stocks. To begin this discussion of the Funnel, let's locate one on a chart. For this we will use the chart in the back of

  • The Head and Shoulders Formation by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Head and Shoulders Formation by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Technical analysis as it is applied today to the anticipation and projection of impending price movement of stocks or futures markets might be broken down into three m

  • The Head-and-Shoulders Formation by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Head-and-Shoulders Formation by Thomas Bulkowski I was doing research in the public library when a staffer asked me if I could help an elderly lady find a chart of TWA [TWA]. The investment materials are sparse at the library and the periodicals th

  • The Nasdaq's Broadening Bottom Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the Nasdaq in a trading range with bullish upside or will it possibly succumb to a potentially bearish broadening formation?

  • The Transportation's Broadening Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The broadening formation on the Dow Jones Transportation Average could act as a continuation pattern or a reversal.

  • TransGlobe Energy's Bullish Triangle Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TransGlobe Energy has seen its stock price appreciate significantly over the past eight months but the bullish consolidation pattern indicates even higher prices ahead.

  • Transocean's Falling Channel Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Transocean has been stuck in a downtrend the last three months but there are signs of a forthcoming reversal.

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