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  • "V" Is For Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We had a conversation with Vlad Korzinin, CEO of Highland Investments, MarketVolume.com, and the mind behind modulated volume.

  • $HSI Is In A Panic

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After an extensive panic selling, the Hang Seng has formed another bearish reversal pattern of an evening doji star in the last three weeks.

  • $XAU Is Undergoing A Relief Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gold & Silver Index has witnessed a robust corrective phase.

  • 3D Printers - Is The Game Back On?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated." Mark Twain

  • 3M Is Starting To Stall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...3M has been a top performer over the last four years, but low volume and a potential bearish reversal pattern could end that streak.

  • A Burst Of Joy (Global, That Is)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Joy Global is a worldwide mining machinery and services company. And the stock price is breaking out.

  • A Painful Head and Shoulder is Lurking for Merck & Company

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A head and shoulders pattern with diminishing volume signals a shorting opportunity.

  • A Trend Is A Trend Until It Isn't

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trendline is the fulcrum of power, and the longer it lingers on a chart, the stronger it becomes. The current intermediate downtrend has proved to be a stumbling block to the bulls time and again over the last couple of months, but a reversal pattern

  • AT&T Is Rolling Over

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term uptrend of AT&T looks to be mature and starting the long process of rolling over to the downside.

  • Adobe - Is The Acrobat Tiring?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After bottoming in 2009 Adobe soared more than 400% to its March 2014 peak just shy of $70. But its best days may be behind it based on what the technicals and fundamentals are saying.

  • 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.

  • Alaska Air Is Flying

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alaska Air has more than doubled since its July 2008 bottom. Is now the time to buy?

  • Alcoa Bull Market Is Ending

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long-term statistical analysis shows that the bull market in Alcoa is coming to an end.

  • Alcoa Incorporated (AA) Is Breaking Out.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A quick look at the charts for Alcoa Inc.

  • Amazon.com: Support Level Is Near

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a long time since shares of Amazon.com have seen a correction like this one, but its long-term trend is still up.

  • Apple Is Ready To Turn Lower

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple looks to be in a topping process. By looking at price patterns, price momentum, and volume, we can come to a clear understanding about the technical condition of this security.

  • Baxter Int'l Is Undergoing An Unstable Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish reversal signal at the bottom of the declining rally has not been able to strengthen the potential bullish rally of Baxter International.

  • Bearish On Microsoft - Is An Industry Shake-Up At Hand?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Earnings for companies in the personal computer space have been under pressure lately. But is this a temporary setback or lasting trend?

  • Bema Gold is Poised to Run Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As safe an investment as there is in the current market? The charts show why.

  • Best Buy: The Bid Is A Lonely Hunter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While some may have longed for a head and shoulders bottom, the July breakdowns in Best Buy add to the saga of retail's woes.

  • Big Blue Is On The Move

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

  • Black Gold Is Back

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakouts in oil stocks appear as the group moves toward a seasonal sweet spot.

  • Brokerage Industry Group is Gaining Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ever heard the expression, "If you don't like the weather, just wait a while"? Such an oft-quoted phrase might also be applied to the fast-changing relative strength rankings of stock industry groups. Here's a look at the fast-rising

  • Bullish Percent is a Good Barometer of the Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish percent is the percentage of stocks that are on buy signals at any given point in time. By watching for certain patterns, investors can interpret what type of market - bull or bear - we are in before it is too late.

  • Buying When Everyone Else Is Selling

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tax loss selling can lead to good buying opportunities, especially if the stock is faring poorly while the company thrives.

  • CBOE 10-Year Treasury Note Is In A Short-Term Congestion

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices are testing the 2004 high.

  • CHKP Is Extremely Bullish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term bullish breakout rally of CHKP is likely to halt.

  • CIU Is Consolidating

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the breakout rally of CIU continue?

  • CME Euro FX Continuous Contract: Is The Trend Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The study of relationships between range and volume provides a valuable insight to market conditions.

  • COT Stats For Gold Suggest Caution Is Warranted

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a nearly 10-year bull run, does gold have enough steam left to make yet another nominal high?

  • Cambior (CBJ-T) Is Another Solid Gold Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The medium-term prognostication for this equity will be to eventually reach the resistance area in the $6.50 area. Here's how to watch the chart for an advantageous entry point.

  • Canadian Solar Energy Is On the Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the last year, CSIQ jumped more than 4000%. To paraphrase the great Winston Churchill, is this the end, the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning for this solar powerhouse?

  • Cash Is Always King

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The lady who introduced me to the JM internal band strategy said, and I will never forget her words: "This strategy has been very kind to me."

  • Ceramic Protection Corp. Is Profiting

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One small company is profiting from the war in Iraq.

  • Check Point Software (CHKP) Is Repeating Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This may take some time to reach but anticipating a strong move is reasonable given the multiple, near perfect pattern forming for Check Point Software.

  • CheckPoint Is Feeling The Heat

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the recent news that Microsoft will enter the market for security software, Checkpoint Software filled a gap and momentum turned negative.

  • ChevronTexaco Corp. is Stuck in a Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ChevronTexaco Corp. has been stuck in a tight trading range the past few weeks. The stock's 50-day moving average, long-term downtrend line and a developing triple top formation are acting as resistance at the top of this trading range.

  • Cisco Is Pulling The Nasdaq Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cisco is pulling the Nasdaq down and remains an underperformer that may be about to make a significant move.

  • Citigroup Is A Buy Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock has been hit by bad news underperforming the sector. Buying supports could be a profitable strategy.

  • Citigroup: A Trend Is About To Emerge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices have no directionality and low volatility, providing the expectation for a new trend to be born soon.

  • Computer Hardware Index Is Bullish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Computer Hardware Index broke upward from a short-term bearish reversal formation and induced fresh bullish energy. Let us understand the significant supports that can carry the index higher.

  • Context Is Everything by Gil Morales and Chris Kacher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You do not have to be a Chartered Market Technician to understand how market context can influence the price behavior of stocks. No stock is an island, and how a stock behaves is often a function of the market at large, which in turn is a function of

  • Correction Is Due Sometime Soon, So Be Careful Out There

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know that that a correction is due. The problem is, when is it going to happen?

  • Crude Oil Index Is Under Pressure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The light crude oil index has moved sideways after an exclusive advance rally. Let us check out the future stability of the consolidation range.

  • DJ Vu: Where Is the Next Top?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Continuing an exploration of the similarities between today's market environment and the Great Depression leads to a price target for this move up.

  • Danger! Market Breadth Is Deteriorating!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Remember the robot from the 1960s classic TV show, "Lost in Space"? The robot always gave warnings, using phases like "Warning!" and "Danger!" Market breadth is the B-9 robot in technical analysis. It warns us when danger is

  • December Crude Oil is Stuck in a Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December crude oil has been stuck in a week-long trading range since selling off late last month. A break out of this trading range will determine whether or not prices continue their downward trend.

  • Decision-Making: Why Is It So Difficult?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The answer may be simpler than it seems. Here's what you should be doing to make trading decisions less stressful

  • Digital River Incorporated is Ready to Take a Plunge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A five-month head and shoulder formation signals a possible shorting opportunity for Digital River, Inc. (DRIV).

  • Dow Chemical Is Wound Tight

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a big surge at the end of January, Dow Chemical moved into a trading range that has tightened over the last few weeks. This volatility contraction could precede a volatility expansion and a significant move.

  • Dow Composite Is Pullback Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The breakout in the Dow Composite remains valid and a pullback to broken resistance would be normal.

  • Dow Theory Says Market Correction Is Over

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The corrective rally for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is now over and a new downward trend is being established. However, this new downward trend remains unconfirmed but will be, once the Dow theory has been satisfied.

  • Electronics Boutique Holdings: Is The Party Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Electronics Boutique is trending up, with a couple of gaps as well as support from various indicators.

  • Elliott Waves: How High Is High? Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of the keys to profitable trading is identifying the lowest low and the highest high. But how low is low and how high is high? That's a tough question to answer. The best you can do is to apply proper tools and money management practices

  • Elliott Waves: How High Is High? Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this second of two parts, we look at some trading techniques that could result in higher-probability trades with lower risk than those suggested by some of the classic trading techniques

  • Exxon Mobil is Forging Ahead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This one almost seems too easy. Naturally, this will be cursed since I said this. Nonetheless, this industry behemoth is ready to spring higher.

  • ExxonMobil: Is The Selling Overdone?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by 10% during the past month, shares of ExxonMobil are getting close to a key support zone.

  • FLDM Is Consolidating

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The tricky rally of Fluidigm Corp. has established strong support.

  • Fear, Not Greed, Is Your Friend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Most major financial news services deliver a steady diet of fear. Instead of running into a cave and hiding, you're better off embracing fear. Here's why

  • For FSRPX, After A 200% Rise, Is There More?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having tripled in price since November 2008, does the Fidelity Select Sector Retailing Fund still have more room to rise?

  • For GDX, Is A Major Bottom At Hand?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When an area of support holds after three widely spaced tests, it may be time to start looking for signs of a bullish breakout.

  • For Gold, The High Is In - For Now

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the gold bull market dead? No one knows, but the probabilities favor at least a corrective move down toward $1,150 -- at a minimum.

  • 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 Is Trucking Along

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As expected, Ford Motor Co. put in a short-term bottom last month. However, given recent developments and continued pessimism towards the company, Ford could have much higher to go.

  • Ford Motor Is Ready To Weather The Storm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ford is standing on strong historical support. The stock seem capable of undergoing any volatile action in the market.

  • Ford's Stock Is Built Tough

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bullish technicals and bearish market sentiment could be a winning combination for Ford Motor Company.

  • Forex Focus: Is Gold A Hedge Against A Falling Dollar? by John L. Momsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:2 (14-18): Forex Focus: Is Gold A Hedge Against A Falling Dollar? by John L. Momsen Access to foreign exchange trading has opened up exciting trading options for the retail trader. You can now trade alongside corporations and

  • Frontier Oil is at a Key Juncture Right Now

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The chart for Frontier Oil is painting two different pictures. Though some of the technicals are indicating significant resistance at current levels, others are projecting higher prices.

  • Fuelcell Is Supercharged, But What Else Is Going On?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oil is heading higher, and it is pulling a whole array of stocks with it. Here is one stock that also has some compelling technicals in its favor.

  • Fuelcell Is Supercharged, But What Else Is Going On?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oil is heading higher, and it is pulling a whole array of stocks with it. Here is one stock that also has some compelling technicals in its favor.

  • GATX Corporation is Losing Steam

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The ascending triangle formation on the chart for GATX Corp. (GMT) broke to the downside back in June. What has happened since and where will it go from here?

  • GERON CORP. Is it a short?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Geron Corporation announced, on April 1, 2003, that they had published research results describing the production of hepatocytes (basic functional cells of the liver) from human embryonic stem cells. As important as this announcement is for the medical w

  • General Electric Is Range Bound

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A three-month trading range is still intact for General Electric.

  • General Electric is Ready to Light the Way!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...General Electric is about to break out topside of a 3-month ascending triangle.

  • General Motors Collapses -- Is It The Beginning?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When major companies start collapsing, is this telling us that the end of the financial crisis is in sight? Is this the beginning of the beginning of the end?

  • General Motors Is Spinning Its Wheels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daily, weekly and monthly charts of General Motors (GM) show several long and short-term opportunities, not in the least is the small head and shoulders formation on the daily chart.

  • Gold - Is it All Glitter?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Where's the middle ground between buy & hold and short-term trading? If you find it, it could help you trade gold better

  • Gold Is The Big Picture

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

  • Gold Isn't In A Bubble, But It Is Overbought

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While gold trading hasn't reached a bubbly high, it could be time for a pullback.

  • Goldman Sachs Is Consolidating After An All-Time High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices are developing a congestion at the end of a long move up.

  • Health Care Provider Index Is Volatile And Range-Bound

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The health-care provider index is consolidating at the lower end followed by a huge plunge.

  • Heavy Is The Heart Of The Homebuilders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Negative divergences augur lower prices ahead for homebuilding stocks.

  • Hewlett-Packard is on the Slide

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hewlett Packard (HPQ) is completing another very nice head and shoulders pattern.

  • Hitachi Is Oversold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hitachi may be open to attractive buying opportunities.

  • Ho Ho Ho, Is That An Xmas Rally I See?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will there be a Xmas rally this year?

  • Honeywell Is A Diamond In The Rough!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Honeywell (HON) is definitely on the move higher, but the question is when to jump into a long position while the general market conditions are short. Examining the monthly, weekly and daily charts will help you make a better decision.

  • How Accurate Is Sentiment? by William Lansburg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Accurate Is Sentiment? by William Lansburg Of all the tools that technicians use in trying to predict the future of the stock market, one of the most common is the sentiment index. Basically, the theory behind the sentiment index holds that it is be

  • How Accurate Is The A/D Line? by Lawrence G. McMillan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Accurate Is The A/D Line? by Lawrence G. McMillan Maybe not as accurate as you think. Here's one way to get more realistic results. For much of 2001 -- especially the first eight months of the year -- market technicians were often quoted as saying th

  • How Effective Is Your Retirement Plan?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The closer you get to retirement, the more you may need to make changes in your portfolio.

  • How Good Is Your Data? by Sunny Harris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is all data equal? If truth be told, I never gave it much thought. I have been using one vendor nearly exclusively for about 20 years. My fills are good enough. My closing prices seem to match what I see on television or find online. As long as t

  • How Good is The Dow Theory? PART I by Bill Dunbar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Good is The Dow Theory? PART I by Bill Dunbar An excellent article on the Dow Theory appeared in the December 1984 issue of this magazine, written by Timothy A. Maguire. The present article may be looked on as an extension of that one but since Magu

  • How Good is The Dow Theory? Part II by Bill Dunbar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Good is The Dow Theory? Part II by Bill Dunbar I had just sat down at my desk in Advanced Design when Cliff walked In. ""Ya hear the news?"" he asked. ""What news?"" ""The rails confirmed yesterday!"" He announced it like he expected me to stand

  • How Healthy Is First Health Group Corp.?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a healthy three-month climb, but all is not well now with the chart.

  • How High is UP? - Part Two

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See where important resistance could be for the S&P 500 and FTSE 100.

  • How High is Up?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See where and when the relentless US stock market rally could end.

  • How Important Is A Turning Point? by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Important Is A Turning Point? by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T. So, naturalists observe a flea Hath smaller fleas that on him prey And these have smaller still to bite 'em; And so proceed ad infinitum. --Jonathan Swift So goes the market. Waves withi

  • How Low is Too Low?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes we look at a chart that is in a strong downtrend and are tempted to jump to the conclusion that the stock has fallen too far down and therefore act in anticipation of a rise.

  • How Much is a Star Performer Worth?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With Tesla (TSLA) in the news because its shareholders are set to vote on a massive $2.6 billion compensation package to be paid to the company's part time Chief Executive Officer, Elon Musk, over the next decade, now seems like an opportune time to

  • How Random Is Random? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Random Is Random? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Some fundamentalists and most technicians would probably agree that tick-to-tick or maybe even day-to-day price changes aren't completely random. Most fundamentalists would argue that price changes over

  • How Random Is The Dow by Tony Baker and William Arnold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Random Is The Dow by Tony Baker and William Arnold This study looks at the market fluctuations of the DJIA to determine if there is any consistency in the markets. One of the best-known, universally reliable characteristics of the financial markets

  • How Smooth Is Your Data Smoother? by Patrick E. Lafferty

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Smooth Is Your Data Smoother? Traders use moving averages to remove random fluctuations from price data. Some moving averages work better than others. Take a look. In 1995, I wrote an article for STOCKS & COMMODITIES presenting some of the properties

  • How Soon Is Now?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up to your ears in credit debt? Try timing your debt down to size.

  • How Sweet Is It?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's the near-term to medium-term outlook for sugar futures.

  • IGT: Some Support is Bigger Than Others

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will a support area hold? It depends on how much it matters to the buyers.

  • IWW Is Oversold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The momentum indicators of the Russell 3000 Value iShares are highly oversold. The price chart shows a bullish candlestick formation and potential target for the relief rally.

  • In Sector Funds, Transportation Is Hot, Energy Not

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the broad US markets likely getting close to an interim (maybe even major) cycle top, here's a look at the strongest and weakest funds in the Fidelity Select Sector mutual funds complex.

  • India Fund Breaks Down - Is It Because Of Election Results?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Most people think that the Indian market went through a crash because the government expected to come to power lost their elections, but technical charts show a different picture.

  • Information Bias, Or Why More Is Not Necessarily Better

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Information bias is a cognitive bias which leads us to believe that more information is better or complexity is preferable to simplicity. Sometimes we collect information which is ultimately irrelevant to the decision we are trying to make but we feel mo

  • Inspire Is Seeking Inspiration

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The roof caved in for Inspire in early February when the pharmaceutical company indicated that the FDA had rejected its drug Diquafosol.

  • Intel Corp. - Is It A Corrective Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock of Intel Corp. has plunged a few points. Is it a serious correction or a pullback?

  • International Paper is Turning Into Pulp

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...International Paper Company (IP) has formed a similar pattern to many other Dow components and now this US paper and packaging behemoth is ready to drop.

  • Internet HOLDRS: Is Weakness Indicated?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the short term, prices are printing an impulse to the downside.

  • Interview: The Holy Grail Of Trading Is Within Us All: Van K. Tharp by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Holy Grail Of Trading Is Within Us All: Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Psychologist and trading coach Van K. Tharp is the president of the International Institute of Trading Mastery, Inc. He has spent the last 15 years working with more than 4,000 traders, and

  • Interview: The Nature Of The Market Is Change: Bruce Kamich by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nature Of The Market Is Change: Bruce Kamich Technicians follow numerous markets, and some specialize in specific areas, such as equities or fixed income. With the Treasury bond yields recently hitting lows that were unthinkable by most only a few y

  • Interview: What Is The Future Of Trading? by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What Is The Future Of Trading? by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan At The Start Of Our 20th Year, We Ask: What Is The Future Of Trading? The trading exchanges have been going through various changes lately, shifting from member-sponsored entities to for-profi

  • 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 Ebay A Stock To Watch?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With all the uncertainty in the world, should you sit on cash or look for stocks to buy?

  • Is "Insured Savings" An Oxymoron?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A closer look at the generally low-return passbook savings accounts in the US is not encouraging. With the twin nemeses of inflation and taxes, most guaranteed savings become guaranteed losers.

  • Is .SPX An Effective Trading Model?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading systems do not need to be expensive or complicated, but traders still need to know when their chances of success are best when relying on one.

  • 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 Correction On The Horizon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why is it that the bears hug the TV networks and the newspaper reporters? Is the fear of losing money the reason?

  • Is A Google Reversal At Hand?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a great run for GOOG since it went public nearly ten years ago. In November 2013, it officially became a 10-bagger. Is there a big correction in the cards for the stock?

  • Is A Morgan Stanley Pullback Due?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since putting in a double bottom this summer, Morgan Stanley shares have rebounded nicely; is a pullback due now that Fibonacci resistance has manifested?

  • Is A Recession Looming?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If the US economy continues to slow, it looks pretty likely.

  • 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 Amazon Due For A Correction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amazon has recently been testing the $250 level, a new all-time high.

  • Is Apache Corp. Preparing For A Reversal?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now trading at a new 52-week low, shares of Apache Corp. may be approaching a significant bullish reversal zone.

  • Is Apple A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking for a safe, long-term investment is always a must.

  • Is Apple Near A Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I've written four bearish articles about AAPL since November 2012. But lately the chart has been looking a lot less gloomy.

  • Is Apple Set To Fall?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple has seen a massive runup and correction in the stock. Are its best days behind it?

  • Is Apple, Inc. A Buy Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple, Apple, and once again Apple. The company appears to be going from strength to strength. Is it time to buy the company's stock again?

  • Is AutoZone Still a Strong Long Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will a break of resistance negate AutoZone's long term trend line break?

  • Is Autodesk Preparing For A Measured Move Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The projection of a measured move from one price level to another isn't a new technical concept, but it's still one that has merit.

  • Is Baker Hughes A Continuation Move In Progress?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that shares of Baker Hughes have made their initial thrust lower out of a large pennant pattern, will the continued selling in the broad markets help speed the stock toward the lower $30 range?

  • Is Barnes & Noble.com Inc. Expecting More From Harry Potter?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is not what you feel that gives you profits in the market, it is what you see, and Barnes and Noble does look interesting.

  • Is Berkshire A Leader?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know who Warren Buffett is, and we all respect him. Can his company Berkshire Hathway be used as a market leader?

  • Is Berkshire Hathaway B Shares Still A Market Leader?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In an earlier article, I compared Bershire Hathaway B shares to the S&P 500 and concluded that the shares could be used as a market leader. Is that still the case?

  • Is Berry Petroleum Preparing To Break Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Berry Petroleum continues to be stuck in a trading range but the technicals point to higher prices down the road.

  • Is Biopure Set To Rise Through The Ceiling?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Biopure Corp. is a leading developer and manufacturer of oxygen therapeutics, a class of pharmaceuticals that are intravenously administered to deliver oxygen to the body's tissues. Wishful thinking, or can it be achieved?

  • Is Breakwater Resources Worth Buying?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakwater Resources is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and mining of base metal deposits in the Americas and Northern Africa. Operations include production and sale of zinc, copper and lead concentrates which also contain silver an

  • Is British Petroleum A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Everyone is aware of the oil crisis in the Gulf of Mexico. Will BP come out of it a company worth owning?

  • Is Bullish Breakout Brewing For TAP?

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

  • Is Buy-And-Hold The Strategy For You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buying and holding stocks may not be the best approach for everyone, especially those who are unwilling to sit back and take large losses while they wait for their stocks to climb back up.

  • Is Buy-and-Hold The Best Strategy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is buy-and-hold really the best strategy to follow?

  • Is CAT A Reliable Barometer?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here’s one stock that can help you determine the strength of the market.

  • Is CAT The New GM Market Proxy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, where Caterpillar stock goes tells us much about the state of the market. So what is CAT telling us now?

  • Is CLX An Attractive Stock?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The current short-term downside move and the potential support are likely to make Clorox a good trading stock.

  • Is CNH Global Ready To Bounce?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If the price of CNH drops a bit more, it may be in a good position for an intermediate-term bounce.

  • Is COCO Seeing A New Uptrend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Corinthian Colleges charts are showing a bearish reversal candlestick pattern and also illustrates the beginning of a new uptrend in terms of formations and trend indicator.

  • Is CPLA Ready For Breakout?

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

  • Is Canwest Petroleum Corp. A Stock To Watch?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With OPEC threatening to cut production, is the price of oil on the way up?

  • 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 Cellcom Israel A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In today's uncertain market, one settling down after a Presidential election, when we receive a buy signal, it is better to analyze the share.

  • Is China Set To Bounce?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...China and India still enjoy respectable growth rates even as their industrialized counterparts in the US and Europe enter recession. Is now the time to jump across the bamboo curtain?

  • Is China Unicom Breaking Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Symmetrical triangles are indecisive and difficult patterns to trade. China Unicom seems to have broken out of one, but keep the caveat in mind.

  • Is Cimarex Energy Poised To Move Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Short-term indicators predict a forthcoming bottom reversal, while the long-term pattern points to higher prices.

  • Is Cisco Losing Support?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A gap up in Cisco created a strong support line for the bullish rally. Any move below the support level could result in a big drop.

  • Is Cisco Systems A Sell?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On February 18, 2015 Cisco announced the contribution of a free version of its powerful ConfD management agent software, to accelerate the adoption of programmability for the broader networking industry.

  • Is Citigroup Worth Buying Now?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From a high of $57 in 2006, Citigroup fell to a low of $1.22 by March 2009. After that ...

  • Is Coast Wholesalers An Indicator Of Housing Starts?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Coast Wholesale Appliances Income Trust has been a disaster almost from the start of its listing, and yet it is a viable profitable business. Why then its poor performance?

  • Is Cocoa Ripe For Collapse?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A summer rally breaks up the monotony of an 18-month bear market. But are further declines ahead?

  • Is Coffee Creeping Lower?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A descending triangle is one hint that a test of the lows is likely.

  • Is Coffee Percolating Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If coffee futures hold support at 6930, then a third wave of much higher prices could be right around the corner.

  • Is Continental Airlines Ready For Take-Off?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The airline industry saw bullish days after the bullish reversal candlestick pattern, and Continental is also fueled.

  • Is Coolbrands Cooling Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Coolbrands (formerly Yogen Fruz) is a Canadian company that is waiting for a United States' Federal Trade Commission ruling that could, if favorable, double the size of the company. Nestle SA wants to take over Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Inc., a

  • Is Copper Tarnished?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Copper has been in an upswing of late, which may be a good sign for the overall economy.

  • Is Costco Wholesale Corp. A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Let's take a look at the charts and find out.

  • Is Crocs Inc. A Crock?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Today we all know what the Crocs sandal is -- colorful and ugly but oh so comfortable, and with so many imitators.

  • Is Crude Oil Ready To Run?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With crude oil futures correcting toward the lower end of their multimonth trend channel, oil stocks continue to warn of weakness.

  • Is Crude Ready to Move?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Could an upside breakout from an intermediate head and shoulders bottom put October crude above 30?

  • Is Crude Starting Another Upmove? (Bullish Wedge)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crude oil seems to have completed its decline in the last few weeks in the shape of bullish wedge. It seems to have found support at $48. If it sustains the $51 level, it could head to the $61 level.

  • Is Daytrading For You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's some practical commentary on "glamorous" daytrading myths.

  • Is Dell Bouncing Off A Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investors fear rate hikes -- political tension -- economic slowdown. Investors fear... fear .... fear... . Is it time to buy?

  • Is Denbury Resources Breaking Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bearish divergences on the chart and a recent close below the 20-day moving average could indicate further downside potential for Denbury Resources in the near-term.

  • Is Disney A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the Dow correcting as expected, buying when everyone is selling becomes the strategy. What to buy is the problem.

  • Is Dow Theory Sending Us A Warning? by Michael D. Sheimo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Dow Theory Sending Us A Warning? by Michael D. Sheimo Michael Sheimo, best known for books such as Dow Theory Redux and Stock Market Rules, tackles the age-old question of whether the Dow theory is still valid and if it is, is it really sending us a

  • Is Downside In Biotechnology Index Complete?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The lower highs in price and the long-term moving average upside move formed a symmetrical triangle. The breakdown has forced the index to plunge. Will the freefall continue?

  • Is DreamWorks A Dream Or A Nightmare?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DreamWorks has all the makings of a company that is a challenge to Disney, but...

  • Is EGO Glittering Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since peaking in September 2011, gold and gold stocks have taken it on the chin. But here is some compelling evidence that the worst could be over for the industry.

  • Is EnCana Corp. Ready To Turn Around?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EnCana Corp. (ECA) has been pulling back since the early part of June but looks to be forming a short-term bottom at current levels.

  • Is Entergy Corp. Setting Up For A Move?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support and resistance are converging, but the longer-term trend may dictate which way prices break.

  • Is Excelon Energy A New Short Op?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Excelon Corp. have been forming a noticeable triangle pattern in the aftermath of January's sharp selloff.

  • Is FRX Setting Up For A Continuation Move?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After tracing out a well-formed consolidation pattern, will the new bullish breakout in shares of Forest Labs, Inc., lead to a continuation move?

  • Is Facebook Disaster Or Opportunity?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Facebook (FB) initial public offering (IPO) was launched with a broad range of opinions. Some (mostly the underwriters and promoters) loved it and analysts for the most part hated it. After a disastrous two weeks, where is the stock headed from here?

  • Is Facebook On The Comeback Trail?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Most would agree that the Facebook IPO was nothing short of a disaster, especially for those who bought shares right at the beginning. But if the pattern taking shape is any indication, those who waited to buy in early June could be in for a handsome rew

  • Is Facebook Undervalued?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Facebook is undervalued," so said Jon Najarian on CNBC, last Friday morning.

  • Is FedEx Passing The Parcel?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Could the specter of higher interest rates be a speed bump for Fed Ex? Some bearish signs suggest a correction in the near term.

  • Is First Solar A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This former stock market high-flier has had some hard times lately. But with Warren Buffett now on board, has the picture changed?

  • Is Force Protection A Textbook Short Squeeze In Action?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This is a clear example of how shorts, both legal and naked, can decimate the value of a stock. It is also an example of the explosive short squeeze rally that a heavily shorted stock can experience when positive news is combined with compelling technica

  • Is Fundamental Analysis Dead?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maybe, in light of current market conditions.

  • Is GDX Ready To Reverse Upward?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of the Market Vectors Gold Miners exchange traded fund are off by more than 18% since late September, but early signs of an impending rebound may be appearing.

  • Is General Electric A Good Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...GE is offering a good trading opportunity, violating the resistance with a breakout and beginning a new uptrend.

  • Is Glaxo Smith/Kline Medicine For The Bull?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Glaxo Smith/Kline is a research-based pharmaceutical company that may be worth watching.

  • Is Gold A Buy Now?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US dollar is strong, which is one of the many reasons gold has fallen.

  • Is Gold A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold was a safe haven to a falling US dollar, but is it still one if the US dollar were to strengthen?

  • Is Gold A Safe Haven For Your Money?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the stock market now officially entering into a bear market, traders are looking to gold as a safe haven for their money. However, gold may not be the safe haven that traders think it is.

  • Is Gold Do Or Die?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is a US$ play. Take a look.

  • Is Gold Going Parabolic?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With gold on track to demolish a key resistance level this week, traders and investors have to wonder: How high will gold go?

  • Is Gold In Need Of More Fuel?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Attempting to pick a market top is foolish, but many times a market nearing a significant cycle high is kind enough to issue an early warning of a possible trend reversal.

  • Is Gold Losing Its Luster?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold has been on a tear recently. Where are the primary resistance points?

  • Is Gold Losing Its Shine?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a strong start for gold in 2012, the precious metal is facing a convergence of Fibonacci levels that could cause a pause in its upward move.

  • Is Gold Ready To Test New Highs?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Gold BUGS Index says it is.

  • Is Gold Restarting Its Bull Run?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Flags are often pauses in ongoing trends. They offer a good place for traders to book profits or enter into the trends. Is gold breaking out of one such weekly flag?

  • Is Gold Still Golden?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold appears to be in a prime spot for a reversal.

  • Is Gold Still a Barometer by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the gold market still an indicator of other trends? Here's a look at the past relationships of gold to the dollar, the Consumer Price Index and the CRB. Analysts often cite intermarket relationships when touting a market's prospects. An analyst migh

  • Is Goldbrook Ventures Promising?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I don't like drill holes of hope, so why do I like this one?

  • Is Golden Telecom Likely To Consolidate?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders should be cautious, with this stock moving near its target.

  • Is Goldman Sachs A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An inverted head & shoulders pattern at a top is unusual. Does it suggest a buy?

  • Is Google On The Firing Line?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not long after its launch in 2004, Google became a market leader. That trend remained intact through good times and bad. In 2010, it flashed a bearish head & shoulders top pattern that failed to hit the target, but it was a good trade nonetheless. It

  • Is Green Mountain Filling The Gap?

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

  • Is Harley Running Out of Gas?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Harley Davidson has had quite a ride but now the charts are suggesting share prices may be headed "down the highway."

  • Is Harman International Ready For A Pause?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks with high relative strength attract a lot of attention, helping drive prices even higher -- until the remaining buying power begins to diminish.

  • Is Hewlett Packard A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know that Hewlett Packard has changed management, and that the company is consolidating itself. Is it worth a buy?

  • Is Hillenbrand Industries A Compelling Defensive Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This stock has a history of doing well when the market cops a bad attitude.

  • Is Honeywell International Ready to Break Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Honeywell ready to resume its long-term uptrend or will the short-term bears sink the stock price?

  • Is HongKong iShares Coming Out Of Bearish Phase?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Certain patterns and rallies indicate declining bearish force. Will the EWH really break through the resistance to begin a fresh bullish run?

  • Is I-Flow Corp. Worth A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I-Flow Corp. triggered a buy on my daily/weekly strategy analysis. Why?

  • Is Intel A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you receive a tip, either from a friend or a stock market expert, should you go ahead and buy the stock without doing your own research?

  • Is Intel Setting Up For Another Leg Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Follow-through to the downside in this leading semiconductor stock could mean an especially bearish October for Intel.

  • Is It "Now Time" For Natural Gas?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A dead-cat bounce in a volume indicator suggests that natural gas may be headed lower.

  • Is It "Now Time" For Nokia?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages, envelopes and more moving averages provide questions, answers and more questions.

  • Is It Over For Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles and the futures volume open interest indicator will tell you.

  • Is It Time For Netflix?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On June 25, I wrote that we should look at Netflix as a possible buy. Now may be that time.

  • Is It Time To Bite Apple?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple to start India manufacturing soon.

  • Is It Time To Buy 3-D?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 3-D printing sector has been under pressure since the start of 2014.

  • Is It Time To Buy Amazon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is struggling to move back into its bullish zone. Is this the time to buy the stock?

  • Is It Time To Buy Ambac?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the time come to start nibbling at financials, or is it a case of "Fools rush in..."?

  • Is It Time To Buy Apple Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Those faithfuls who love Apple never ever sold.

  • Is It Time To Buy Banks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although not good for many stocks, rising interest rates are having a positive impact on one sector.

  • Is It Time To Buy Bonds?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The maxim is, "Buy when the blood is running in the streets." Should we follow it?

  • Is It Time To Buy Cirrus Logic?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the most recent rally has gathered steam, a number of sectors have put in strong performances including semiconductors. This semi looks particularly interesting.

  • Is It Time To Buy Cisco Systems?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the technicals of a stock suggest a buy, do you buy?

  • Is It Time To Buy Citigroup?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Start preparing your list of stocks you would like to own, then watch and wait.

  • Is It Time To Buy Citigroup?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Citigroup has been receiving a great deal of publicity recently. Is it time?

  • Is It Time To Buy GoPro Shares?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it wise to buy a share as it lists on the market?

  • Is It Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold crashed through $1,300 an ounce earlier this month. Is it time to start buying gold?

  • Is It Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is a protection and a hedge. Countries whose currency is depreciating are slowly buying gold, but with the London gold price falling from a high of $1887 is gold still protective?

  • Is It Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...W.D. Gann's time cycle count seems to think so.

  • Is It Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the past, when the economy and the stock market looked bad, money moved to gold.

  • Is It Time To Buy JP MorganChase?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it time to start trusting the banks and buying their shares?

  • Is It Time To Buy Martha?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lifestyle trendsetter Martha Stewart's television show, Martha, saw advertising soar.

  • Is It Time To Buy Morgan Stanley?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investors are worried that history will repeat itself just two years after the banking sector spectacularly imploded.

  • Is It Time To Buy Oil Shares?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of Oil has dropped considerably. Is it reaching a bottom? Is it time to start investing in oil shares?

  • Is It Time To Buy Oil?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The question on everyone's mind is, "Have oil prices bottomed?"

  • Is It Time To Buy Orthofix International?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a share that has given a buy signal as the market recovers.

  • Is It Time To Buy Silver?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since peaking above $48 in April 2011, silver and other precious metals have been in correction mode. After hitting bottom for the second time in January, is now the time to buy 'poor-man's gold'?

  • Is It Time To Buy Solar City?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With solar panels becoming more efficient, is it time to invest in Solar City?

  • Is It Time To Buy Sony?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sony Corp. has been falling since January 2000, when it reached a high of $158.18. Why has it not recovered?

  • Is It Time To Buy Starbucks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Howard Schultz, the chairman and CEO of Starbucks, partners with Oprah Winfrey. Does that mean it is time to buy?

  • Is It Time To Buy eBay?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock market has moved up strongly the past four days. Many investors believe that the move up is a correction in the bear market, but is it?

  • Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Who would have dreamed that a market meltdown would be caused by an earthquake in Japan and the tsunami that followed? Is this the time to buy?

  • Is It Time To Clean Up Your Portfolio?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you busy putting away those winter sweaters and coats and straightening out the closet? Maybe it's time to do the same with your portfolio and yes, it can be just as easy as cleaning out your closet. And maybe even less onerous.

  • Is It Time To Invest In The Housing Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know that home prices have fallen badly with a recession created by banks who offered excessive mortgages, but is it time to start looking to reinvest?

  • Is It Time To Keep An Eye On The Nikkei?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nikkei seems to have bottomed out for a while; look to enter a breakout for a decent move.

  • Is It Time To Look At DDD Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When an Elliott wave count synchronizes with an indicator does it mean it is time to buy the stock?

  • Is It Time To Look At Daimler?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yes--I would love to own a Mercedes Benz, but...

  • Is It Time To Look At The Banks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bubble that burst in 2007 was created by the banking industry.

  • Is It Time To Look At UK Banks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Banks in the United Kingdom, as we all know, took a big hit as the 2007 bubble burst.

  • Is It Time To Nibble At Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The XAU i-Share is close to thinking so.

  • Is It Time To ROK And Roll?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After six weeks of seeking a bottom, Rockwell Automation looks like it's in prime position to rocket higher.

  • Is It Time To Sell Pepsico?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a share simply goes up and up and up, when is it time to take profits?

  • Is It Time To Start Buying Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is a currency hedge. When the US dollar weakens, gold shares should rise.

  • Is It Time To Start Nibbling At Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has said, "buy gold."

  • Is It Time to Sell Netflix?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At the beginning of 2013, Netflix was selling for $92/share. By September it had surged through $300. But the stock has generated a bearish pattern. Is it time to sell?

  • Is It Too Late To Buy Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This often-ignored indicator may have the answer.

  • Is It Too Late To Jump In?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you notice momentum in the stock market or a particular stock, is it too late to jump in? HereÕs one way you can take a step back and look at the market as a whole to avoid being trapped.

  • Is It Worth Taking A Bite Out Of Apple?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What does the future hold for Apple, now that cofounder Steve Jobs has passed away?

  • Is JC Penny A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at what the charts are telling us.

  • 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.

  • Is JNPR An Opportune Shorting Situation?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A new daily RMO swing sell signal has just fired. Is this a low-risk shorting opportunity?

  • Is Juniper Networks on the Brink of Breaking Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A triangle formation on Juniper Nerworks (JNPR) chart has a bullish tendency but it will not break out unless the volume continues to increase.

  • Is Kensey Nash Ready To Surge?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Kensey Nash has been in a robust downtrend for more than three months. Will the oversold stock resume the bullish rally, or is it forming a strong bottom?

  • Is Lexmark A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With today's bull market, we are always looking for stocks to buy for both the long term and the short term. Lexmark has been tipped by a number of newsletters and even advisors. Is it truly a buy?

  • Is LinkedIn Now A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the price of a share falls like a stone, do you catch a falling knife?

  • Is Lucent Looking Up?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does a positive stochastic divergence suggest brighter times ahead for the beaten and battered shares of Lucent?

  • Is Lucent Worth Watching?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When Nortel broke out of its consolidation triangle (see "Nortel, Something To Look At?" December 23, 2003), the profits that were made on a buy signal were excellent. Is Lucent now offering the same opportunity?

  • Is Lumber Headed Lower?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakdown from this head and shoulders top could see lumber prices near 344.

  • Is LyondellBaseel Industries A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The LyondellBasell Board recently authorized an interim dividend. Is this a trigger to buy the stock?

  • Is MGM Resorts International A Bad Bet?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See why this gaming stock could soon have a significant decline.

  • Is March The Month For Higher Dow Highs?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If both the Industrials and Transports take out their February highs, then the bull market will be confirmed once again.

  • Is Mattel Swell Enough To Be A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a program to look for future buys is always a must and should be looked at carefully.

  • Is Microsoft Desperate?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Microsoft announced that it would acquire Skype. What's this mean for the Redmond giant?

  • Is Morgan Stanley Ready For Relief?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Morgan Stanley may be close to reaching a temporary area of support from which to launch a minor rally.

  • Is NASDAQ Showing The Way?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I have been writing that the market is in a new bull market for more than a year now. Is the QQQQ confirming this?

  • Is NVLS A Covered-Call Candidate?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Was last week's tumble in the S&P 500 just a shakeout, or was its subsequent two-day rally a complete fakeout? Who knows, but based on pure momentum, shares of Novellus Systems appear to be offering a near-ideal covered-call setup.

  • Is Nasdaq Due For Retracement?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Too many negative divergences to recent movement has this index due for a haircut.

  • Is Natural Gas Ready For A Bounce?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Natural gas has corrected significantly since the May high but prices could be due for a bounce in the near-term.

  • Is Newell Rubbermaid Set To Bounce?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks have turned more bearish of late, but one thing is clear. No matter what else is happening in markets, the probability for a rally is higher as Christmas approaches. Here is one stock that has the potential to move ahead of the pack should Santa m

  • Is Newmont Mining A Signpost For Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Newmont Mining is the largest gold mine in the world at the moment. By studying its chart, can we determine gold's movement?

  • Is Newmont Mining Leading The Gold Price?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Newmont Mining is regarded as one of the premium mining stocks. It is beginning to show some very interesting chart patterns. Is this a prelude to a rise in gold prices?

  • Is Nike Due For A Correction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The share price of Nike (NKE) has gone up and up and up. Is the share price now due for a correction?

  • Is Nike Still A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a share price goes up and up and up, when is it going to start going down?

  • Is Now a Good Time to Buy General Motors?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With GM's recent announcement that it would be shutting five manufacturing plants in America and eliminating almost 15,000 jobs in North America, amounting to 15% of its workforce, would now be a good time to get into the stock? Let's look at

  • Is October The Season For 3-D Printers?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like much of the market, 3D stocks took a hit leading up to the budget feud on Capital Hill. But, for traders, there is an interesting seasonal pattern that could present itself when the feud ends.

  • Is Oil Headed Back Up?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders should always be wary of trading patterns before they breakout/breakdown because failed patterns can lead to large moves in the opposite direction. In this article, I will demonstrate how a failed head and shoulders in oil may now be leading to

  • Is Oil Headed For The Dumps?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Recently oil has shown signs of a top. But perhaps the larger question traders should be asking is what do falling oil prices mean for stocks?

  • Is Oil Topping Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of crude oil has been testing overhead resistance and will be making a decisive move from here but which way?

  • Is Oracle Trying to Tell Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While "The Oracle of Omaha" has been in the headliines, the other Oracle has been gaining ground.

  • Is Overnight Trading A New Way To Daytrade? by Thomas K. Carr, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (22-30): Is Overnight Trading A New Way To Daytrade? by Thomas K. Carr, Ph.D. Is the pattern daytrading regulation an obstacle to your daytrading? There may be a way around it. On September 28, 2001, the Securities and Exch

  • Is PCLN Getting Squeezed?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Priceline Group, Inc. has been range bound for 2014 but recent developments and a surprise announcement may launch it higher.

  • Is PEG A Rebel, But With A Cause?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After two weeks of solid gains, the broad markets pulled back a bit, yet some stocks still decided to go up.

  • Is PETsMART Becoming Shark Bait?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It has been a good time for shareholders but there are signs that enthusiasm for the stock may be waning.

  • Is PMC-Sierra Heading Higher or Lower?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's always very tricky playing long or short within the pattern. Here's an example with PMC-Sierra that demonstrates this scenario.

  • Is Placer Dome Worth Buying?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the stock worth buying? There are conflicting reports.

  • Is Polo Ralph Lauren Bucking The Trend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an unusual stock to watch -- shares of Polo Ralph Lauren, even though they did sell off with the rest of the market, are still sitting near a 52-week high.

  • Is R2K Closing Out 2010 At Yearly High?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Russell 2000 is less than 20 points shy of exceeding the April 2010 high of 745.95. Does this key small-cap index have enough fuel left to close out 2010 at its highest price of the year?

  • Is R2K Cycle Low in Place - Or Not?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cyclical analysis of the broad stock indexes can be a useful and rewarding endeavor for the astute technician. Here's a look at the current weekly price cycle pattern in the Russell 2000.

  • Is RR Donnelley Short-Term Oversold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even when a stock gets hammered, there are often brief rebounds back up toward key resistance levels that skilled traders can learn to profit from.

  • Is Rambus A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is going on with Rambus?

  • Is Rambus Ready To Rumble?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a momentum oscillator turning up and gap higher, Rambus appears set to continue the August advance.

  • Is Range Resources A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This program to find buy signals gave a 5.4% return in July and a 6.1% return in August.

  • Is Recovery in Sight for the Euro?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finally the faltering Euro saw an explosive upside move triggered mainly by the US joining forces with Japan and Europe to intervene into the currency markets to help boost the Euro.

  • Is Sara Lee A Piece Of Cake?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The best trade setups often appear with little warning or fanfare; Sara Lee shares may be offering a nice low-risk long setup right now.

  • Is Seaspan Corp. A Stock To Look At?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is this stock one to look at or shy away from?

  • Is Serengeti Resources Buying A Hole Of Hope?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...South Africa and gold are synonymous, and the share price has responded accordingly. Is it justified?

  • Is Sherritt International Taking A Breather?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Sherritt taking a breather before continuing its climb?

  • Is Silver Bubbling Or Just Doing What It's Supposed To?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Given the meteoric rise of silver over the last year, many pundits have proclaimed the gray metal in bubble territory. But there is interesting evidence to indicate this is probably not the case.

  • Is Silver The Shine That Is Golden?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With Silver Wheaton, it appears so.

  • Is Silver The Shine That Is Golden?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With Silver Wheaton, it appears so.

  • Is Silver Wheaton Making A Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With US automakers holding out tin cups and former NASDAQ chairman Bernard Madoff alleged to have paupered his clients via a giant Ponzi scheme, we can understand why investors are scared to invest. Here's something to consider.

  • Is Sony Corp. A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sony gave a buy signal in a market where the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 200 points.

  • Is Sony Making A Comeback?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the indexes are falling, you should start looking for shares to buy as the indexes bottom.

  • Is Sotheby's A Bubble Proxy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What if there was a stock that provided a reliable warning of a bubble about to break?

  • Is Sotheby's BID-ding The Markets Lower?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market pundit and author Vikram Mansharamani first introduced auction house Sotheby's as an advance market indicator. Here's what that indicator is saying now.

  • Is Sunoco Poised To Move Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sunoco currently has one of the highest relative strength ratings versus the S&P 500. Can this energy stock move even higher?

  • Is TJX Ready To Move Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After building an extended base, TJX looks ready to move higher.

  • Is Tanger Factory Outlets Another Short Squeeze Candidate?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a rough ride for markets and there will undoubtedly be more turbulence ahead. But here is a stock with excellent potential to rally when the inevitable bounce comes.

  • Is Teradyne Overextended Or Just Pausing?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How high is high, anyway? Shares of Teradyne just seem to keep cranking higher -- and higher. Is the stock a buy right now, and if not, why not?

  • Is Tesla A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Tesla are very volatile. Are the shares worth a buy and hold?

  • Is Tesla Set To Go Into Reverse?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Year-to-date to October 29, 2013, Tesla stock is up around 400%. But is the stock red-lining?

  • Is That A Triangle I See Before Me?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US stock market has been depressing as Europe struggles to get back on its feet.

  • Is That Positive Rate Of Return Pie-In-The-Sky?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Don't let overly positive rates of return obscure the real picture. Try a rule of thumb to estimate time value of money.

  • Is That Price Right?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have you ever looked at the price of a stock and wondered whether it's worth that much? Understanding pricing theory will help you determine if a company is likely to experience growth and whether its stock is indeed worth the price you pay.

  • Is The 200-Day Moving Average A Reliable Trend Indicator?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With major averages facing resistance at their 200-day moving averages, we test the reliability of this indicator.

  • Is The A-B Base What The Bottom Will Look Like?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is this A-B base the future market bottom picture?

  • Is The Airline Index Ready For Takeoff?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The airline index plunged 50% in the past year. Now there are signs of a bottom.

  • Is The Amazon.com Cyclical Turn At Hand?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite today's selloff in the broad US markets, Amazon shares managed to produce a potentially significant, bullish reversal bar.

  • Is The Average Analyst Average-Aware?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Such a simple term, yet easy to misinterpret. Here, we clarify the differences between mean, median, and mode

  • Is The Bear Going Back To Sleep?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Several weeks ago, the bear woke up. Is winter over, or is the bear going back to sleep?

  • Is The Bottom In Yet For CSC?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a long-running bullish money flow/price divergence finally shows signs of playing out, sharp traders and investors start to take notice and then take positions carefully.

  • Is The Bottom Near? - Mike Byrum Of Rydex Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the market bottom near? That's one of the questions we asked Mike Byrum, chairman of the Rydex Investment Strategy Committee, which oversees investment activity for all Rydex Funds. He is also the portfolio manager for the Rydex OTC Fund. Byrum w

  • Is The Correction Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Global unrest was the cause of the expected correction in the market. With the DJIA going strongly positive on February 28, is this suggesting the correction is over?

  • Is The Cycle High For .RUT?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The R2K just broke higher out of an inverted head & shoulders pattern, but is this rally attempt too little, too late?

  • Is The DJIA A Defective Indicator? by Max Bader, M.D., M.P.H.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is The DJIA A Defective Indicator? by Max Bader, M.D., M.P.H. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is the most popular and commonly quoted of the stock market averages used to measure market activity. This is due mainly to its long history as a marke

  • Is The DJIA Starting A New Leg Up?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The DJ 30 appears to have started a new leg up. How much further might be left?

  • Is The Dollar And Gold Decoupling?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Normally, the US dollar and gold move in opposite directions. However, in recent days they moved in the same direction. Is this a sign that the dollar and gold are decoupling, or is this just an anomaly?

  • Is The East Colonizing The West?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In a turnaround, in today's world, it is India and China that are "colonizing" the West — but they are doing so financially.

  • Is The Economy Slowing?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is The Economy Slowing?

  • Is The End Near?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The first positive divergence in the hourly chart of the QQQQ since the late October top offers hope for the bulls.

  • Is The Financial Sector Ready To Break Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The pullback rally of the Financial Sector SPDR has moved closer to the moving average resistance. The technical check is necessary for the direction of the breakout.

  • Is The Four-Year-Old Bull Run In .SPX Fading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the .SPX still trading within a few percentage points of its post-crash highs, might the impending fiscal cliff be the triggering event prior to a major decline in the US stock indexes?

  • Is The Gold Rush Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The gold trust shares have had an incredible run since mid-August, but is there still future upside potential? The answer lies in its trendline.

  • Is The Google Uptrend Finished?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Google prints a down gap on earnings news.

  • Is The Lehman Treasury Fund Finding A Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Lehman Treasury Fund has bounced off key support levels but are prices ready to rally?

  • Is The Low Finally Here For UNG?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In just three and a half years, the United States Natural Gas Fund LP has fallen from $127.78 to as little as $5.06. Might not this market be closer to the ultimate low now than ever before?

  • Is The Market Building A Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One good overall measure of the market is the Vanguard Total Market ETF. What is it telling us about the market?

  • Is The Market Poised For A Turndown?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For some time now, I have been suggesting that the market could start turning down, moving into a new bear market that will last two to three years.

  • Is The Market Really In A Trading Range?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It would seem so, since the market appears to be starting a five-month rally that should complete wave 2 of a long-term horizontal correction.

  • Is The NASDAQ Calling The Way?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trying to find market direction by looking at today's indexes is not easy.

  • Is The Oil And Gas Rise Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the rise over? For the moment, yes.

  • Is The Oil Uptrend Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...USO has been in an uptrend since 1999, but it now looks like the upward trend is over and a sizable correction in oil is at hand, one that could drop the price of oil to as low as $53 per barrel.

  • Is The Philippines The Next Asian Tiger?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the rest of the world fears a double-dip recession, this small nation is booming and is emerging into the next Asian tiger.

  • 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?

  • Is The Rally In Devon Energy Almost Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though Devon has reached my ultimate upside target, current market sentiment is not indicative of a significant top.

  • Is The Rally In The US Dollar Index Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has rallied since late December, but this strength may be coming to an end.

  • Is The Recession Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the recession over and the economy In recovery? One way to answer this question is by looking at what the financial market sector is doing.

  • Is The Selling Over For First Solar?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long and trying selloff, shares of First Solar appear to be at or near a major turning point.

  • Is The Slippery Slide Over For Oil?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Between the middle of June 2014 and the end of January 2015, the price of a barrel of West Texas Intermediate dropped from $107 to a low of $43.55, a decline of 60%. Is there more downside to come or is the worst over for Texas Tea?

  • Is The Soybean Complex Slipping?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Negative divergences and parabolic moves to the upside suggest caution may be prudent for bean bulls.

  • Is The Stock Bear Market Finished?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The balance of evidence is now bullish for stocks. Here's what happened and how to take advantage of a probable trend change.

  • Is The Stock Market Bottom Here?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...News reporters, economists, and stock market forecasters view the current low in the stock market as the stock market bottom. There are many ways to measure to find out if it is. Here is one way.

  • Is The Stock Market Random? by Bill Dunbar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is The Stock Market Random? by Bill Dunbar Professor Aikinheit of the Economics Department strokes the bottom of his mustache up out of the way, tips his martini glass and drains the last precious drops. ""Have another?"" Joe Grubber licks his upper li

  • Is The Tiger Losing Its Stripes?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not long ago, Chinese growth dominated the financial news. What happened?

  • Is The Time Right For Fossil?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fossil offers fashion accessories all over the world, but how's the stock look?

  • Is The Top At Hand?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many methods can be used to determine if the stock market is still in a bull market or if a new bear market is just now getting under way. The method used here analyzes each stock within the S&P 500 and draws a conclusion as to the whole of the stock

  • Is The U.S. Dollar Ready To Rebound?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. Dollar Index has been in a decline for nearly three years now but various signs are pointing to a potential bounce in the near-term.

  • Is The US Dollar Likely To Weaken Further?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How far would the US Dollar Index descend?

  • Is The Wilshire 5000 Daily Index Giving Us Good News?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A look at the divergence of the commodity channel index on the Wilshire 5000 is telling us something important.

  • Is The Worst Finally Over For Netflix?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Netflix has been pummeled in the last few months but as 2011 ended and 2012 began, the stock began to show some signs of life.

  • Is There A Best Time To Begin Systems Trading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once you've identified a promising trading system, you'll still be faced with a very basic question: When is the preferred time to begin trading it?

  • Is This "Make It Or Break It" Time?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's a pattern unfolding that could be trying to tell us where stocks are headed. What happens from here will say a lot.

  • Is This A Reverse Head And Shoulders Buildup For Earthlink?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Internet service provider.

  • Is This An Inverse Head & Shoulders Or A Flag?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Goldman Sachs: the share price at $153.51 is enough to scare anyone away.

  • Is This The Bottom For The NYSE Composite?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After making a new low today, the NYSE Composite index staged a major turnaround. But is this truly the end of the major downtrend that began a year ago?

  • Is This The Correction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We knew that a correction was in the offing. The question was when.

  • Is This The End Of An Era For GM?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...GM losses reach US$15.5 billion – is this the end of the American automaker?

  • Is This The Perfect Market Storm?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alan Greenspan is no longer Federal Reserve chairman. China is a Communist country practicing capitalism. Put the two together. Do you get a perfect market storm?

  • Is This The Start Of The Correction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many well-known analysts have been calling for a correction. Is this the start of the correction?

  • Is This The Time To Buy Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Europe's debt problems signal a retreat to the one universal safe haven of wealth and a clarion call to take the following action as well.

  • Is This The Wave IV?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In my article, "Where Is The Market Heading?", that appeared in the September 2015 issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities (TASC) magazine, I concluded that market and economic patterns will still exist but without doubt they wi

  • Is This What A Capitulation Bottom Feels Like?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This has been a tough market no matter which way you slice it, with signals to confuse even the most stalwart traders. But here is one pattern that looks promising.

  • Is This a Bear Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent decline in stock prices was deep, leading to the inevitable question of whether or not we're in a bear market. The answer depends upon the index and the time frame.

  • Is Timing A Perfect Entry Really A Missed Opportunity?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have you ever missed a great winning trade, simply because you were waiting for the perfect entry price? If not, learn from my mistake and save yourself some traders remorse.

  • Is Trading Getting Harder?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As some chart patterns become more well known and as more people trade based on charts, have some patterns lost their reliability? Here is some research that could provide some answers, based on almost three decades of data

  • Is Trading That Simple?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like many traders, I first learned of Dan Zanger in a December 2000 Forbes article entitled "My stocks are up 10,000 percent!" that described how the former swimming pool contractor made stock market history by parlaying $10,775 into $1

  • Is Trading Volatility A Worthwhile Plan?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We've all heard of the VIX which measures market volatility. When it's falling, stocks go up and vice-versa when stocks drop. And now thanks to a host of exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) trading volatility is (almos

  • Is Two Harbors Investment Corp Headed For The Rocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been rough seas from some residential REITs and Two Harbors is no exception. And although the stock price has been rising since early October 2014, a chart pattern that has been building indicates possible trouble ahead.

  • Is US Dollar Tipping Market Direction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Movement in the $USD often serves as a strong clue for upcoming direction for the main indices.

  • Is USO Ready To Turn Lower?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...USO has been in a bull market since 1999. However, there is a high probability of overhead resistance that could turn this fund downward for a selloff of as much as 62%.

  • Is Uranium One Hot To Trot?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since the nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, uranium stocks have taken a beating. But here is one stock that looks poised to run, especially if the seasonal lift comes into play.

  • Is VIX "Spring" Setting Up to Kick the Nasdaq Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Market Volatility Index's (VIX) new recent lows may mean a potentially explosive move is coming by virtue of the "spring" theory.

  • Is Value Investing Back In Vogue?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Value investing is a conservative -- perhaps the most conservative -- way to invest, but some have considered it the most boring. Is it? Or is it the safest way to keep flush?

  • Is Value Vision A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The past six weeks have been truly depressing for the markets.

  • Is Visa A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Television announcers on Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, or any other financial TV channel look at fundamentals, but do the technicals agree with what they say?

  • Is Visa Following The Basic Rule?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The basic rule is to buy at double or triple bottoms, but what happens at a quadruple bottom?

  • Is Vodaphone Worth A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a company becomes a take-over target, is it worth a buy or should you wait?

  • Is Wal-Mart Stock About To Fall Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wal-Mart is up against overhead resistance, and recent trading has produced a rare triple divergence. Is WMT about to fall again?

  • Is Wall Street A Casino?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do stocks have a random characteristic similar to a roulette wheel, and can we gain a winning edge by trading equities? Here, we simulate Wall Street stocks on an artificial roulette wheel to find the answer

  • Is Worthington Industries Stronger Than Steel?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's no surprise that most steel-manufacturing stocks have been bludgeoned, but at least one is holding up better than might be expected.

  • Is Wrong Ever Right? by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Following a strategy is key to success in the markets, but what if you make deliberately wrong decisions and still make money? Here are some ways to avoid this form of self sabotage. If traders are going to succeed over the long haul, they must follow t

  • Is Your Investment Portfolio Working Hard For You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can invest randomly, or you can develop a financial plan.Is your investment portfolio working as hard for you as you worked to fund it? Are you following a reasoned, deliberate plan to meet your financial objectives, or is your portfolio a haphazard

  • Is the Bond Bull Market Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One intermarket analysis of the relationship between gold, commodities and interest rates suggests that bonds may be loaded for bear.

  • Is the FTSE Trying to Tell Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The study of intermarket analysis tells us that global indexes tend to follow one another. At times they diverge but eventually they align. With that in mind, there are a few things that the FTSE may be trying to tell us about the Dow.

  • Is the Pig Party Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A failed 2B test of top leads to a head and shoulders breakdown in June hogs.

  • Is the S&P 100 Cycle Confirming A Recovering U.S. Economy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I have written many articles on cycles, and shown how a simple cycle can be a reliable arrow in your quiver of technical analysis weapons. Here is another one.

  • Is the Worst Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...General Electric (GE) has been in a painful downtrend for the last two years. In fact, its stock has fallen so sharply that on June 26, 2018, it was replaced by Walgreens (WBA) as a Dow component. That GE was an original member of the 30-company index a

  • Is there a next support level for the Nasdaq?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Well, it looks like the Nasdaq has taken a rough beating, rougher than what was imaginable.

  • JP Morgan is Chasing Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I suggest selling into the breakouts of this stock while others are chasing them higher or lower, and buy or sell once again on the throwbacks and pullbacks.

  • June Is A Bad Month For Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders fear September and October, months known for crashes, but June should also be feared.

  • Juniper Networks (JNPR). . .What Is The Right Strategy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Juniper Networks (JNPR) is in the midst of confusion. There is a struggle between supply and demand with the supply side winning at this point.

  • Krispy Kreme: Is Its Sugar High Waning?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a sweet ride higher for bulls holding long positions in Krispy Kreme Doughnuts since August 2012, but the stock's key technicals are warning that the latest sugar buzz in the stock is fading fast, with a correction coming soon.

  • Less Is More

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the true strength index take the subjective guesswork out of stochastics?

  • Looks Like the Dow is Set for a Possible Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A previously identified broadening pattern is now coming into play and a candlestick pattern hints at short term outcome.

  • Lululemon Is A Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the price of a stock traces a saucer bottom, you better put it on your watchlist.

  • MMM Is Breaking Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a big outside reversal week, MMM broke rising wedge support, pointing to lower prices ahead.

  • MON's Phoenix is Rising

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Catching an emerging trend is as close to the "holy grail" as it gets, and Monsanto is setting up to take off.

  • Making A Bet, Or Is It A Sure Thing?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As a technician, I try not to let fundamentals influence me simply because I am in a hurry.

  • Market Rebounds, But Is It About To Go Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market has been pulling back during a transitional month, but is it about to go higher?

  • Mayers Industry Is Gearing Up

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A strong bullish rally of Mayers Industry has breached a moving average resistance. The stock is consolidating at a newly formed support.

  • Microsoft Is Lagging

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the NASDAQ and QQQQ surged above their August highs, Microsoft continues to languish near its lows and a bear flag is taking shape.

  • Microsoft... Is It A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Xbox -- a winner this Xmas for Microsoft?

  • Microsoft: Is It Worth Buying?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Microsoft has been very much in the news the past week. With its billions in cash, Microsoft speculation moves from offering its shareholders a comfortable dividend to a share buyback. Either way, it looks as though management's intention is to move

  • Microsoft: Is Its Bull Run Done?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Outperforming all other S&P 100 index component stocks over the last four weeks, shares of Microsoft Corp. appear due for a breather.

  • Microstrategy Inc, Is Still Under A Dark Shadow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MSTR stands on major support after a bad week, but an increase in bullish pressure would bring in a relief rally.

  • More Gold Out Than There Is In

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Today, there is more gold out of the ground than is in the ground.

  • Morgan Stanley Is Testing Resistance Levels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the long term, prices are developing a sideways move.

  • NASDAQ Rally Is Over

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ has broken down below its upsloping trendline, signaling that the upward rally off the March low has come to an end and a new trend has begun. Is this new rally a trading range, a more shallow upward rally, or a major trend reversal?

  • Nasdaq And Its Cycle: Is There A Joker In The Pack?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last week I discussed the Dow and its cycle, the week before, the S&P 100 index and its cycle. This week I am looking at the Nasdaq index, its cycle and other technical tools.

  • Nasdaq Composite Index - Is It Finally Shaking Off the Bears?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the Nasdaq Composite Index (COMPQ) -and the tech sector- finally out of the woods or is it just another bear rally?

  • National Semiconductor Is Accelerating

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...National Semiconductor Co. appears to be waiting for sector support.

  • NetFlix Sell Reversal - Is It Time to Buy Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In early May, NFLX was looking like it was about to put in a bearish reversal. Now, not so much.

  • Nortel Network is Moving Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technicians love it: A bottom reversal pattern without any complications.

  • Nortel Networks is Set to Slide

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are a number of plays to make on a head and shoulders pattern currently forming on Nortel's chart.

  • OEX Is Down, But Not Out Just Yet

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 100 broke key support last week, but the decline over the last two months could still turn out to be a normal correction.

  • Of Gold And Bonds, Gold Is The Leader by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Of Gold And Bonds, Gold Is The Leader by Alex Saitta Does gold lead the bond market, or is it the other way around? Previously, we uncovered strong coincidental relationships between gold and the dollar, inflation, bonds and the CRB index. As bond trad

  • Oil Is Coiled

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The wedge formations that have developed on the charts for the oil indices are about ready to break.

  • PCLN Is Extremely Bearish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The extreme bearish conditions are likely to reverse the current rally of Priceline.com.

  • PLAY is Eating Up The Competition

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (PLAY) has fired off a long signal and has momentum to go higher.

  • Pfizer Is Turning Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows Pfizer in the process of turning down.

  • Pulte Is Failing At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Uninspiring money flows and resistance spell trouble for Pulte Homes.

  • Q Is For Consolidation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Consolidations in trends tend to lead to more trend. Will this hold true for the autumn consolidation in the QQQQ?

  • QUALCOMM Is Lagging

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock failed to climb high, instead drifting down to the retracement levels before giving up all major supports.

  • Qualcomm Inc. is Heading Lower

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daily, weekly, and monthly charts are showing formations indicating a drop in Qualcomm's price.

  • RISK: How Much Is Too Much?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Every investor seeks a desirable return on his investment, but don't forget to take into account the risk involved, which can take its toll not only on the return figures but the investor as well. Here's how to build a portfolio by reducing ris

  • RJR Tobacco Holders - Is That Smoke?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...They say where there is smoke, there is fire and this one could be getting out of hand.

  • Rational Software Corp. is Head and Shoulders Above the Crowd!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A rush of volume should push Rational Software as well as several other equities into finishing their patterns.

  • Rectangles and Fan Lines: Is Dell Computer in Trouble?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although Dell Computer weathered the downturn in the technology industry better than most, the short-term outlook still looks weak.

  • Reg FD is Bad for the Market and for Technical Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Regulation FD (Fair Disclosure), has leveled the information playing field, but costs are potentially devastating to both large and small traders.

  • Resistance Is Near

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones 30 is nearing a critical test area. A significant top is likely very near.

  • Russell 2000 Is Underperforming

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...$RUT failed to overcome the bearish force even during a pullback rally in the entire market. Now we're likely to see its previous low.

  • S&P 500 Is Healthy And Bullish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 has surged above the consolidation range. The index is likely to hit previous highs after the breakout.

  • S&P 500 Is Overbought

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After soaring about 18% in less than three months, the S&P 500 reached a relative price extreme. A pullback is expected.

  • S&P 500 Momentum Is Bearish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Multiple time frame analysis points to lower stock prices.

  • S&P 500 Momentum Is Bullish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rate of change in the S&P 500 shows strength in two time frames.

  • S&P Index: The Risk Is Getting Higher For Bulls

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...New medium-term highs are printed in a record low-volatility environment and with multiple MACD divergences.

  • SBC Communications Is Making A Bullish Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A large ascending triangle on the chart of SBC Communications could offer profitable trading opportunities.

  • SIDEBAR: IS IT TIME TO GO MAC?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IS IT TIME TO GO MAC? Time was when virtually no software existed for traders whose machines were Apple Macintosh personal computers. Even Commodore had more software than Apple's machines, though retail technical analysis really got started with a lowl

SIDEBAR: PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE

  • SIDEBAR: WHAT IS A FAST FOURIER TRANSFORM? by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...WHAT IS A FAST FOURIER TRANSFORM? by Technical Analysis, Inc. There is an intuitive appeal in the concept that cycles are apparent in price data. The cycles do not appear to be consistent, but more of a combination that are longer- and shorter-term cycl

  • SIDEBAR: What is Chi Square?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is Chi Square? If, in the past, records show that the market exhibited more rises than declines at a certain time, could it have been by chance? Yes. If a medication produced cures more often than average, could it have been luck? Yes. If so, how m

  • SOX Is Oversold And At Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Conditions are ripe for a bounce as the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index trades near support and becomes oversold.

  • Safety Is More Than A Dance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is there such a thing as safety when it comes to investing or trading? Let's find out

  • Sanmina Corporation is Rounding Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Playing a scallop formation is easier than identifying one.

  • 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.

  • Schlumberger Is Getting Mighty Frothy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite a long-term uptrend, Schlumberger is trading near resistance from its January high, and waning momentum suggests that a pullback is in order.

  • Seasonality Is Strong In Some Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seasonal tendencies can help deliver profits in some markets, help preserve profits in others, and even illustrate the "Sell in May" rule for stocks.

  • Second Market Crash Is Straight Ahead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ completed its bull market runup in 2000 and is in a market correction that could last until 2010. It could fall to as low as 617.

  • Selective Opportunity Is A Trader's Weapon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chasing every opportunity in the market only leads to losses. Sometimes, the best trading tool a pro can use is simply being selective.

  • Semiconductor Index Is Losing The Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The index after consistent bearish breakouts is retesting the supports in a strong downtrend.

  • Semtech (SMTC) Is Moving Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A strong breakout indicates a good buying opportunity for Semtech. How far will it go?

  • Short Squeeze Alert - Is It Time To Buy Silver?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Precious metals have struggled of late and many are calling for a bear market. But here is some compelling evidence to the contrary.

  • Silver Buying Season Is Here

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over the past 20 years, the best time to own silver has been the first eight weeks of the year. Will the trade work out again this year?

  • So What IS The True Elliott Wave Count?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We should stick to the rules.

  • So Where Is Oil Going?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of oil should be rising, not falling.

  • So, Is It Time To Start Buying Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Iranian nuclear threat seems to be fading.

  • So, Is Microsoft A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In August 2013, Steve Ballmer announced that he would resign as CEO of Microsoft, Inc. within 12 months.

  • So, Is Tesla A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Tesla motorcar caught fire because of an impaled battery. Has this affected the growth in the share price?

  • So, Is The Bottom Around The Corner?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock market has fallen heavily over the past few weeks. When will it start recovering?

  • So, Is This The Start Of The Correction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock market has fallen heavily over the past few days. Is this the start of the correction predicted by many analysts?

  • So, Where And When Is The Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The correction looks as though it is here. If it is, then where is the bottom?

  • Spain Is Getting Frothy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An overextended price chart and overbought momentum oscillator suggest the Spain iShares exchange traded fund is vulnerable to a correction.

  • Summertime ... And The Cotton Is Slipping ...

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do oversold readings in October cotton make the case for value--or merely further declines?

  • Support Is Close At Hand For The FTSE

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some indicators suggest that support is close at hand for the FTSE and that traders should prepare for a bounce.

  • TRIX Is For Traders by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRIX Is For Traders by David Penn This momentum indicator keeps you in trends for as long as you like. A drawback of moving average? based indicators has always been the lag: Moving averages often provide buy and sell signals long after much of a big m

  • Tesla - Is the Parabolic Run Done?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Between the first trading day of 2013 and the end of May, Tesla Motors Inc. enjoyed a three-bag run -- the stock was up more than 300%. But as the spring stock rally began to unravel, TSLA looked increasingly vulnerable.

  • Tesla Motors, Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When an obvious head & shoulders pattern has bottomed, does it mean it's time to buy for a long-term hold?

  • The AMEX Oil Index is Facing Significant Trendline Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index (XOI) gave a false buy signal last week when it broke a double top in the 460 to 465 range. Significant trendline resistance would have alerted traders to an upcoming reversal in the Index.

  • The AMEX Oil Index is Testing Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index (XOI) has been capped by its 50-day moving average since July of this year. With this moving average coming into play once again, could the XOI be setting up for a short-term top?

  • The Bears Have Spoken. Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a well known bear interviewed on Bloomberg or CNBC and shouts, "sell, sell, sell", is it time to buy?

  • The Biotech Bet Is Back

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does the current test of support mean that biotech stocks are finally ready to move?

  • The British Pound: Is The Smart Money Accumulating?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After tracing out a distinct five-wave pattern of reasonable proportion, price-momentum divergences suggest that the British pound may be due for a reversal.

  • The Bull Market Is Not Over

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Taking a long-term view of the markets, I came to a surprising conclusion: The bull market that began more than two decades ago is not over, even though the sting of the year 2000 "meltdown" is still painfully etched in the minds of many trader

  • The CRB Is Breaking Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a sharp decline over the last three weeks, the CRB Index broke the lower trendline of a rising wedge, and a bigger ABC pattern points to further downside in the coming months.

  • The DJIA Is A Fata Morgana

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Complexity Of It All - Here's an interesting perspective on the oldest stock index in the US.

  • The Dollar Is At A Critical Juncture

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the US dollar has been undeniably strong recently, it is now at a critical juncture that may temporarily halt its uptrend.

  • The Dow Is Down. Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow has fallen heavily, but with so many companies coming out with excellent financial results, is it time to start bottom picking?

  • The Dow Is Down. Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow has fallen heavily, but with so many companies coming out with excellent financial results, is it time to start bottom picking?

  • The Gold Rush Is Over

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Through the use of Elliott wave theory, we can see that the market trend for gold has clearly reversed from one of bullishness to one of bearishness.

  • The Hammer is About to Fall at Home Depot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The previously invincible home improvement behemoth Home Depot (HD) is ready to drop in spite of a strong housing market. Is this a contradiction or a sign of things to come?

  • The Hewlett Packard Rally - Is It Sustainable?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hewlett Packard had a tough time from 2010 through early 2013 but since then it has shown steady gains. It's recently flashed an impressive bullish chart pattern that's worth examining.

  • The Name Is Bond: Government Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Watching bond yields can lead to some helpful insight into the stock market.

  • The Nasdaq Composite: Where Is It Heading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nasdaq composite has been trading sideways ever since its sharp drop in April. A question dwelling on most minds is "When is the Nasdaq going to resume its upward trend?"

  • The Price is Right

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three Fibonacci price coordinates could indicate the end of the eight-year stock bull market.

  • The Real Reason Crude Oil Is Dropping

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the price of crude oil is steadily declining you will hear pundits come up with numerous reasons for the decline. Some have merit, but the majority fail to truly understand why the bears are out in full force.

  • The Story Is In The Charts Not The News

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Kylie Jenner, the social media maverick with over 250 million followers, looks set to become one of the youngest billionaires in U.S. history. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) has helped in no small way to amplify her fortunes. This is because with 970 stores sp

  • The Tide Is Turning At Tidewater

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A recent gap off support with big volume and a strength in two key indicators point to higher prices for Tidewater.

  • The Trend Is Your Friend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like most Wall Street wisdom, these words are commonly spoken but rarely defined.

  • The Trend Is Your Friend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All trends aren't created equal. How do you know if a trend is truly your friend? Here are a couple of pointers that'll help you have a long and sustained relationship with the trend

  • The Trend Is Your Friend by Alexander Sabodin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Trend Is Your Friend by Alexander Sabodin In this, the first part of a price model series, we look at trends. The fundamentals of technical analysis have been discussed to great lengths in the past. This includes topics such as support, resistance

  • 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 i-Unit That Is Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Tuesday, February 7, the morning fix of the London gold price dropped suddenly from $568.25 to $548.65, a drop of 3.45%. What happened?

  • The last wild ride of the gold bears is upon us by Joseph Holleman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The last wild ride of the gold bears is upon us by Joseph Holleman Holleman, a CTA and CPO, offers his opinions on where gold prices may be headed. These predictions demonstrate how positions in the market are developed and show the factors that shape a

  • This Is What Makes Hindsight 20/20?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes we look at a chart and clearly see the trend. We wish we had only seen it earlier, when it had broken out from its basing pattern and begun its up/down trend. If only, we think, if only we had seen it when it was breaking out, we could have sta

  • This Penny is a Nickel Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis on penny stocks can be futile mainly because of liquidity problems. Thinly traded stocks are easily manipulated and their track records can be dubious. Other problems also occur when there are too many outstanding shares (in the hundre

  • Three Tips When The Market Is Doing Nothing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the market is in limbo, when you don't know what to do till the trend emerges, do these three things to succeed.

  • Time Warner Is Bottoming Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TWX moves in range under certain resistance; in addition, NYSE Composite holds onto the strong support of the moving average, and adds to the strength of the lower range of the security.

  • Triangles, a Pennant and Fan Lines, Realnetworks is Ready to Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amid a montage of chart patterns comes a breakout for Realnetworks.

  • Tweet This: TWTR Is Bull Flagging

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The chart of Twitter is showing a potential bullish continuation pattern ahead of the company's quarterly earnings results.

  • US T-Bond: Is It Time To Be Contrarian?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 30-year interest rate of this futures contract is at its all-time highs.

  • Vacation Time Is Over. What Now?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...School holidays are over. September, traditionally the quietest month of the year, is upon us, with the notoriously volatile October ahead. What now?

  • ViaSat Is Retesting Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ViaSat has broken the long-term symmetrical triangle in a bearish direction.

  • Volatility Is Dominant Theme In Stocks by Michael Carr, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility Is Dominant Theme In Stocks by Michael Carr, CMT The market may be setting up for a period of consolidation. From a technical perspective, the biggest factor in the markets is volatility (Figure 1). Since the large down move in autumn 2008,

  • Wal-Mart Is Off To The Races

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a correction and consolidation, Wal-Mart broke resistance on big volume and is ready to challenge its 2005 highs.

  • Wells Fargo Is Highly Volatile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wells Fargo has been consolidating in a descending range for a long time now. Can the stock undergo a bullish breakout?

  • 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?

  • What Is A Trend, Anyway? by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What Is A Trend, Anyway? by John Sweeney A reader reacting to the Settlement article in January on trading basics (Settlement, ""Trading simply: Minimizing losses,"" Stocks & COMMODITIES, January 1991) asked a key question: What is a trend? How do I ide

  • What Is Googling At Google?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last week it was announced that Yahoo! had more hits than Google.

  • What Is Intermarket Analysis Saying About Markets?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As many traders and investors were forced to relearn in the last financial crisis, no asset class is an island onto itself. Where one goes, the others are sure to take notice. Intermarket analysis says that stocks, bonds, commodities, and currencies all

  • What Is It With Barnes & Noble?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What's going on with the nation's largest traditional bookseller, which reported fiscal first-quarter results today?

  • What Is It With Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A reader of Traders.com applied the cycle strategy I used of previous articles (Nasdaq And Cycles of December, 2002) to the London Gold price, and emailed it to me for comment. Below is my analysis.

  • What Is Risk? by Gary Anderson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What Is Risk? by Gary Anderson There are many ways to view risk. Some measurements treat risk and reward alike; if a stock is outperforming the market to the upside, there is an implicit expectation that the stock may also outperform the market to the d

  • What Is Sangoma's Chart Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sangoma is the South African term for a witch doctor. In this falling market, is the company living up to its name?

  • What Is The Best Purchase Price?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have you analyzed your trading setup to determine what the best price is for buying a security? Here we explore some ways to do that

  • What Is The VIX Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the VIX now telling us to be prepared?

  • What Is Trading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The idea of making money from the stock market is what attracts us to the markets. But what does it really take? Here's a realistic look

  • What Market Timing Is - And Isn't by Paul A. Merriman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What Market Timing Is -- And Isn't Market timing is supposed to be great at reducing your risk while letting you profit in the bull moves, but is it all it's cracked up to be? This market timer discusses the pros and cons. Market timing -- and market tim

  • What Next for The Juggernaut That is Amazon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With Amazon's (AMZN) recent purchase of Wholefoods Market, it looks like there is no stopping this juggernaut of a stock. But what does a study of the price chart reveal about the performance of this stock?

  • What Time Frame Is Right For You? by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:8 (44-47): What Time Frame Is Right For You? by Thomas Bulkowski Finding the right time frame for your trading may make life easier for you -- and your trading successes more sustainable. A trader I'll call Jennifer made big b

  • What is the Impact of the S&P 500? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is the Impact of the S&P 500? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. What impact does the variability of the market have on the price behavior of an individual stock? Technicians often use the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index as a model for the market when

  • What volume is it? by Richard W. Arms, Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What volume is it? by Richard W. Arms, Jr. Markets often seem unpredictable and erratic. They give the impression of being disorganized because they do not always behave as we think they should. We live by clocks and schedules, yet all too often prices

  • When A Step Back Is Revealing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For many intermediate-term traders, the daily charts often provide sufficient information for trades. But there are times when the additional information provided by weekly charts can be invaluable.

  • When A Stock Is Downgraded

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a stock is downgraded by an investment company, I always look at it to see if their analyst has made a correct analysis.

  • When Is Berkshire Hathaway Stock Good Value?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A value player and a speculator will define value differently. Regardless, both can still benefit from identifying value in stocks. Here's a look at some quantitative methods that value players and momentum traders can apply to identify good value in sto

  • When is it Safe to Short a Stock? Air Canada May Be Losing Altitude

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since topping out at the $8 area, Canada's dominant airline is now in a potentially bearish pattern - a descending triangle.

  • Where Is Gold Going?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investor money flows to gold shares as a safe haven. With gold shares and ETF's starting to look attractive, what are they telling us?

  • Where Is Gold Going?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is regarded by many as a safe haven when the stock market collapses.

  • Where Is The Market Heading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you're wondering when the markets will correct, here's one forecasting method to use that has stood the test of time

  • Where Is The Price Of Oil Going?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To determine the movement of the oil price, I looked at the oil ETF.

  • Where Is The Weakest Link? by Damir Smitlener

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (42-45): Where Is The Weakest Link? by Damir Smitlener With the year coming to a close, it's a good time to revisit your trading system. Here are a few things to consider that you may never have thought of. Varied and vari

  • Which Is The Best Trading System For You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some trading systems appear to be almost a tailor-made fit for a given stock's trading characteristics.

  • Which One Is The Correct Count?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know that the year ahead until the Presidential elections is going to be a nail-biter.

  • Which Strike Is Best? by Ihor Vysotskyy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which Strike Is Best? by Ihor Vysotskyy Here's a method for selecting advantageous options. Purchasing call options is often considered to be the simplest strategy when it comes to trading options. The method is based on the assumption that when the pr

  • Which Way Is The Nasdaq Headed?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A descending right triangle seems to have formed.

  • Whiter Is Brighter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...White noise, pink noise -- does it make a difference? It sure does, and here is how you can use noise theory to create an indicator with zero lag that works both as a countertrend oscillator and as a trend identifier.

  • Who said greed is dead? by Ana Marie Wilson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Who said greed is dead? by Ana Marie Wilson For the past two years I have been a dedicated student of the stock market and a voracious reader of a great number of financial publications. I was determined to become a thoroughly sophisticated investor and

  • Why Is Atmel Coming On So Strong?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Atmel Corp,, founded in 1984, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of advanced semiconductors -- so why is it going so strong right now?

  • Why Is Cognizant Technologies Going Up?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From $1.50 to $50-plus in 11 years, and still going strong. Why?

  • Why Is The Toronto 300 Index Bullish?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why is the Toronto 300 in a strong bull market while the DJIA is dithering?

  • Why SunTrust is Worth a Look

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SunTrust is coming up on key resistance but the stock may have sufficient buying pressure to overcome this.

  • Why an Intermarket Perspective is Needed in Technical Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the integration of the financial markets comes a great opportunity to study and focus on intermarket analysis.

  • Winning Is Nice, Profits Are Better

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Digging through your trade system stats may help you decide if a given system is a good fit for your trading style.

  • 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 Shares Of Twitter Nearing Support Is It Time To Give It A Second Look?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Twitter (TWTR) closed on May 2, 2016 near support after several days of heavy selling. Is it now time to give the shares a second look for a possible long play?

  • With Wilder's ParaSar System, Simpler Is Better

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking for a trading methodology that takes away much of the stress of pulling the trigger? J. Welles Wilder's unique ParaSar system might be just what you're looking for.

Working Money: Is Trading That Simple?

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  • Working Money: Traders' Notebook: Is Daytrading For You? by Alex Buzby

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:13 (22): Working Money: Traders' Notebook: Is Daytrading For You? by Alex Buzby Is Daytrading For You? Here's some practical commentary on those "glamorous" daytrading myths. Are you happy with your day job? Are you in a rut?

  • Wyckoff Part 5: Timing Is Everything

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When should your next trade be established? According to the Wyckoff method, you want to follow the trend of the overall market and enter a position when the market is primed for a reversal. With improved timing, you'll be able to take full advant

  • XLE Diffusion Index Is Falling

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...By analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of the individual stocks within XLE, we can see that internally, XLE's health is deteriorating.

  • XLE Is Highly Overbought

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the extremely bullish indicators allow the Energy Select Sector to continue the rally?

  • XLU Rally Is Getting Stronger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...XLU is undergoing a pullback rally in a highly bearish trend. The size of candlesticks along with the indicators on the chart of the stock will help identify the strength in the rally.

  • Xerox - Is it Making a Comeback?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Xerox is a name that is synonymous with photocopying, in fact today one talks of "xeroxing" a document as opposed to photocopying a document. And yet the company fell on hard times and the share crashed. Is it making a comeback?

  • Xilinx: Cup Is Half Full For Now

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite a little hesitation, the recent breakout in Xilinx (XLNX) remains bullish and further strength should be expected as long as...

  • Yahoo Is Oversold and at Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oversold momentum oscillators and firmness at support could foreshadow a bounce in Yahoo!

  • Yes, The US Is In A Recession

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...So when will the Dow Jones bottom?







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