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Article Archive For Keyword: Gap

  • A Breakaway Gap For Abercrombie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakaway gap and an ultimate divergence spell trouble for Abercrombie & Fitch.

  • A Failed Gap For Activision

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Activision has been trending higher for months, but the stock failed to hold its mid-January gap and the trend is looking tired.

  • A Gap Waiting To Be Filled

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you see a gap occur on a price chart, it is likely that the gap will be filled at some point.

  • A Simple Approach To Gap Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Anyone who has looked at a price chart knows that gaps occur. But all gaps aren't the same. Here's a look at the characteristics of four and how you can trade them

  • Agilent Rests After Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Agilent surged in mid-August and looks poised to continue higher after a bullish consolidation.

  • An Exhaustion Gap For E Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...E Trade gapped down in mid-April but filled that gap with a high-volume advance. The stock's downtrend over the last few months is reversing.

  • An Exhaustion Gap For Radio Shack?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Radio Shack remains in a downtrend, but managed to firm immediately after a big gap -- which may turn into an exhaustion gap.

  • 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.

  • BCSI Refilling Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Blue Coat System has plunged to a previous support level. Will the relief rally fill the gap down?

  • Bearish Chart Patterns - The Gap, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price patterns and relative performance hint this stock could be trending down.

  • Biogen's Gift Horse Gap Closes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an example of a gapping play, with the danger and the opportunity.

  • Breakaway Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakaway gap usually occurs at the beginning of a significant price pattern. You can expect to find them when a security is breaking out of a trading range or when it is breaking a trendline.

  • CISCO, Filling A Gap With A Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a hurricane in the air, the market closed for four days, and with Cisco looking like a promising buy, if and when do you go for growth or a safer investment?

  • CISCO, Filling A Gap With A Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a hurricane in the air, the market closed for four days, and with Cisco looking like a promising buy, if and when do you go for growth or a safer investment?

  • CheckPoint Consolidates After Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Checkpoint Systems gapped down in early March and has yet to recover. Signs of distribution within the consolidation suggest a downside break.

  • Choice Point Stalls After Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Choice Point Software bounced off long-term support with a gap. Look for a flag breakout to signal a continuation higher.

  • Citigroup Fails After Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Citigroup remains in an uptrend but recently failed to hold a gap. This could signal the beginning of the end of the trend.

  • Citrix Holds The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite a setback last week, Citrix is holding its January gap and traders should watch the current consolidation for the next signal.

  • Cognizant's Breakaway Gap Confirms Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As this NASDAQ 100 stock breaks higher, it validates the previous gap signal.

  • Comcast Holds The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comcast gapped up and broke one resistance level, but the stock stalled over the last two weeks and the on-balance volume is not promising.

  • Common Gap


  • Corn Closes The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakaway gaps mark July corn's more than four-month-long rally.

  • Did Gap Really Fall Because Of Cotton Prices?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The announcement from Gap may reveal more about the economy than the company.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Filling A Facebook Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over the past week, Facebook shares closed above its IPO price.

  • Filling The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The rule is that the price will always fall or rise to fill the gap.

  • Filling The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Meg Whitman, President and CEO of Hewlett-Packard was interviewed on CNBC last week.

  • 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.

  • For PBG, Is Gap Support Test A Go Or No-Go?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a stock with solid fundamentals suddenly gaps higher, there is usually a good reason for the upward surge. Let's examine Pepsi Bottling Group's price action in the aftermath of one such gap.

  • Ford Fills Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After dropping sharply in December 2013, shares of Ford Motor have rebounded back up to a key resistance zone.

  • Ford Motor Exhaustion Gap Warns Of Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ford Motor shares have enjoyed a strong rally since summer 2012, but its new exhaustion gap pattern is warning of a possible reversal soon.

  • GPS: Mind The Gap And The Flag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a gap down and rising flag formation, the chart for Gap Inc. (GPS) is showing signs of weakness.

  • 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.

  • Gap Continuation Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The objective of all traders is to find a market-beating strategy. The challenge is to find ones that are consistent

  • Gap Continues Lower

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gap Inc. looked like it was basing a few months ago, but a recent support break signals a continuation of the long-term downtrend.

  • Gap Counter Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A one-day island reversal in shares of Goldman Sachs points to lower prices going forward.

  • Gap Counter Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A one-day island reversal in shares of Goldman Sachs points to lower prices going forward.

  • Gap Fill And Go by Jamie Theiss

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at two trades using a strategy you can use almost every day. I'm going to show you two trades using a bread & butter strategy you can use almost every day to capture profits from the stock market. As you can see from Figures 1 and 2,

  • Gap For Cocoa?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From a technical point of view, gaps are important events that can provide clues to what the market is doing and where it might go in the near future. While they are easy to judge in hindsight, trying to interpret gaps in real time is much more difficult

  • Gap Inc. Forms an Inverse Head and Shoulders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here is GPS with the mother of all inverse H&S patterns (well, maybe).

  • Gap Inc. Tracing Out Reversal Head And Shoulders Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gap Inc. (GPS) was featured on September 25 with a rising flag (magenta trendlines). The stock broke rising flag support to signal a continuation lower, but suddenly found support at 17 and then advanced to around 20. The flag failed to produce the expec

  • Gap Off Support Bodes Well For EMC

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a selling climax in July, EMC Corp. (EMC) surged off support with a gap, calling for higher prices.

  • Gap Slows To A Crawl

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gap (GPS) has traded in a tight range the last few months, and the narrowing Bollinger Bands indicate that a move is likely sooner rather than later.

  • Gap Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do exhaustion gaps really fade? Here's a study that creates and tests an exhaustion gap prediction technique using two measurable factors: stock trend and gap size

  • Gap Up Crossed Major Resistance In HUBG

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The moving average and the previous high pivot were violated by a sudden gap up in Hub Group.

  • Gap watching by Joe Van Nice

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gap watching by Joe Van Nice There's nothing on a chart that isn't laden with significance for a technical trader. Price ticks and volume bars jump off the chart at your eye, but they're just the beginning. Even gaps, the blank spaces left when prices

  • Going After the Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages, money flow and relative strength suggest that Procter and Gamble may be picking itself up from the canvas after being knocked down in March.

  • Has The Long Correction Ended For Gap Inc.?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The decline in Gap Inc. from July 2004 to July 2006 looks like a massive correction that the October breakout just ended.

  • High-Flier Boeing Stalls With Exhaustion Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boeing shares have been on a bullish tear, but the appearance of a new gap after a powerful bullish swing move suggests that the stock is heading for a correction.

  • Inside-Range Gap Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...They may not be your traditional gaps, but they can end up with breakouts that are just as big as or bigger than some of the more popular type of gaps. Discover how to use these gaps in your trading

  • Intuitive Surgical: Bullish Gap Even As Earnings Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite suffering a 35% decline in profits and an 11% slide in Q2 2014 revenues, shares of Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) have gapped higher by more than 10%.

  • Is Green Mountain Filling The Gap?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Filling the gap is a key technical analysis feature.

  • Is JDA Software An Interesting Gap Retracement Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having recently gapped higher, JDA Software also boasts excellent relative strength versus the broad market.

  • JNPR Finds Support At Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oversold stochastics and gap support could lead to a bounce for Juniper.

  • July Cocoa's Island Gap: Prelude To A Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A deep moving average convergence/divergence histogram trough suggests lower prices ahead for July cocoa.

  • Lexmark Turning Back At The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lexmark (LXK) broke support with a big gap and both are now returning to haunt the stock on its recovering.

  • MMM Hits The Gap Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...3M enters its make-or-break point with a consolidation at support.

  • Manhattan Associates Filling Up The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is MANH undergoing a simple gap-filling process or a trend reversal rally?

  • Microsoft Hits The Gap Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After returning to its gap zone, Microsoft is showing signs of firmness. Is it poised for a breakout?

  • Mind The Gap At Ameristar Casinos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a laborious advance over the last six months, Ameristar Casinos broke down in a big way, signaling a continuation of the prior decline.

  • Mind The Gap For Autozone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Autozone has held up pretty well lately, but some bearish candlesticks and a gap may spell trouble ahead.

  • Mind The Gap For Home Depot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A resistance breakout with a gap and high volume open the door to higher prices for Home Depot.

  • Mind The Merck Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Merck had a great run, but a gap down on big volume signals a shift in opinion.

  • Mind The NASDAQ Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ has been moving higher since mid-March, and the latest gap affirms this uptrend — provided it holds and does not turn into an exhaustion gap.

  • Minding The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are times to sell short and there are times to refrain from doing so. Keeping track of gap support and resistance can better help you make that decision.

  • Newmont Mining's Bullish Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though Newmont Mining faces further obstacles in the short-term, bearishness in the stock is starting to subside.

  • Oracle Turned Back At Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oracle surged at the beginning of January, but failed in the gap zone and currently remains just short of a breakout.

  • PetSmart: Gap Down To Major Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The smart money has been quietly accumulating shares of PetSmart Inc. during the stock's recent 10% correction.

  • Profiting From the Gap With Overnight Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you hate entering a new trading position first thing in the morning, especially after the market has already staged a big rally in the overnight session? Why not investigate ways to trade both the day and night session automatically or on an "as-

  • PulteGroup's Bearish Breakaway Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of PulteGroup have enjoyed a massive runup in price since October 2011, but a new bearish breakaway gap is warning of a major reversal in trend.

  • PulteGroup's Bearish Breakaway Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of PulteGroup have enjoyed a massive runup in price since October 2011, but a new bearish breakaway gap is warning of a major reversal in trend.

  • QQQQ Hits Gap Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a failure at gap resistance and bearish momentum, QQQQ remains in a downtrend on the daily chart, and follow-through is needed to complete a reversal.

  • Quanta Services And A Bearish Breakaway Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakaway gaps are high-profile events that can help a trader determine the likelihood of a confirmed, sustained trend move in any given stock or commodity.

Quick Scans: Trading the Rebound Gap

  • Runaway Gap At Rediff: Exhaustion Of A Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a dream run from a mere $7 to $22 in just four months, still shows no signs of a slowdown.

  • Schering Plough Holds Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Schering Plough formed a bull flag after a big gap, and this points to higher prices ahead.

Short-Term Gap Trading by Jay Kaeppel

  • Short-Term Profits With Gap Trading by Glaister Welsh

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Short-Term Profits With Gap Trading by Glaister Welsh Mispriced stocks are often caused by gaps, which you can take advantage of by applying a strategy that generates above-average returns while reducing your risk. Check it out. A convergence trading s

  • Short-Term Strategies: Fading The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistics provide elements for successful strategies.

  • Starbucks Unable To Fill The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the broader market recovered in February, Starbucks has yet to fill its gap and remains oversold.

  • TGEN's Bullish Breakaway Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are gaps and there are breakouts. But a breakaway gap can be something to be bullish about.

  • The Cisco Kid's Gap Down Negative Divergence Special

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it time to empty the chamber on Cisco?

  • The Gap and Patience

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the approach of Christmas, and the shopping that goes with it, is it worth buying shares of The GAP?

  • The Homebuilding Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I don't know if there is a bubble in housing. But there's been an exhaustion gap in the homebuilder's index. And it just got filled to the downside.

  • The Nasdaq Powers Higher With Another Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nasdaq seems to relish announcing bullish intentions with gaps. If this current gap (11/14/02) doesn't close or start to close in three days, a strong move may be in store.

  • The OIH Island Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A gap up in oil service stocks leads to a low-volume island consolidation and a gap up breakout.

  • The Stock/Bond Yield Gap by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Stock/Bond Yield Gap by Jay Kaeppel STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor Jay Kaeppel presents an indicator using the yield for high-grade corporate bonds and the yield for the DJIA to predict the stock market. Investors have often wondered if some si

  • The Yahoo Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This is not a pipe ... and Yahoo is not Google.

  • Tiffany Gap Up

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The short-term bearish reversal formation of the Consumer Discretionary SPDR is likely to affect one of the sector's strong stocks. Let's go through the trading strategy for the particular stock as well as the index.

Trade Against The Gap by Stephane Reverre

  • Trading Gap Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an intraday trading strategy that is useful for trading gap reversals in stocks that have a major gap down and then start to fill the gap during the first hour of the trading day

  • Trading The Opening Gap by Stephane Reverre

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Opening Gap by Stephane Reverre Is it possible to profitably trade a gap opening from the previous close? Here's one trader's test of that idea using Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stocks as the subjects. Profitably buying an openi

  • US Steel Cannot Recover After Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...US Steel gapped down on September 20, and this gap should be considered bearish unless it is filled.

  • WTI Weekly: Mind The Gap - How Market Structure And Order Flow Can Confirm Directional Potential

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the sell-side price discovery and development of support for Wednesday, June 12, 2019's auction. Market structure and order flo

  • Will IBM Fail at Gap Resistance?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Big Blue has been here before ($90), three times in the last 10 months, only to be turned back each time.

  • Will Nasdaq Gap History Repeat?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These Nasdaq gaps look familiar-- the spring of 2001 showed a similar chart situation. How much of this pattern will repeat?

  • With BMC Software, Successful Test Of Gap Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will shares of BMC Software follow through, rising in the wake of a successful test of gap support?

  • XLF Fills The Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The horrors that have perpetrated the stock market over the past year have largely cropped up from the financial sector. The financials have no doubt been dicey in recent months, having many challenges before them in these uncertain economic times. But w

  • Yelp, Buy That Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A share price should always fall or rise to fill a gap. Should you buy or sell when that happens?

  • Yet Another Gap For Affymetrix

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Affymetrix gapped lower for the fifth time this year, but a high-volume selloff and an August bounce could make this gap an exhaustion gap.

  • 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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