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  • A Bond and its Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the 30-year bond the most bullish buy around?

  • Akamai Technologies And Its Believable Breakout

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

  •'s Weekly Chart Says It's Still A Jungle Out There

    ARTICLE has had a good run off its lows and the ascending triangle is potentially a bullish formation BUT ...

  • American Express ... Membership Has Its Rewards?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Take advantage of the multiple chart pattern formations on American Expess (AXP).

  • Armstrong World Industries: It's The Pattern, Not The Name, That Matters

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Different analysts can see different patterns in charts, but all analysts should agree on whether the patterns are bullish or bearish.

  • Baker Hughes And Its Strong Sell Signal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Baker Hughes have been meandering in a $10 range for the the past six weeks, but that may be about to change, and quickly.

  • BestBuy: Will Its Next Support Level Hold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Every stock has a period of correction and/or consolidation after enjoying a strong rally phase, but in the case of BestBuy (BBY), its current selloff is a major bearish trend reversal, rather than a proportional correction against the prior uptrend. Now

  • Break Out The Cigars - It's A Flag!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...August was a period of consolidation for the market. Two patterns were in the process of forming, one bullish and one bearish. Score one for the bulls!

  • CME Holds Its Breakout

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

  • CMGI Begins Its Breakout

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

  • Can CRY.TO Sustain Its New High?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crypotologic, Inc., made a new high. But can it maintain it?

  • Chevron Corrects Its Losses

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chevron has been in a new downward trend since mid-May but is now starting to head upward. This upward movement must be considered corrective and not the resumption of an upward trend.

  • Could You Have Spotted Vringo Before Its Jump?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Vringo caught the attention of traders when Mark Cuban announced he bought 7.4% of the company. The chart showed traders could have been in before the news.

  • DRE: Will Its 200-Day Average Provide Support?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Duke Realty recently ended a multi-month rally. Will its latest major pullback to support result in another leg higher?

  • Decker Outdoor On Track For Its Best Annual Performance Ever

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The year 2012 was the toughest year ever for DECK, even worse than 2008. But lately, the chart is looking downright bullish. Could this be the company's best year ever?

  • Dow Reaches Its Moment Of Truth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent recovery in the Dow Industrials is quite impressive, but this key market barometer is not out of the woods just yet.

  • FedEx: Will Its Current Support Level Hold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that FedEx shares have put in a major high, the big question now is to determine where the next major support levels are.

  • Fibonacci Analysis For Fun And Profit (It's True!)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a useful concept not only in modern market analysis but also throughout modern mathematics--and it can explain a lot. Here's a primer on Fibonacci analysis, coupled with a market outlook for 2020 that incorporates Fibonacci analysis

  • Fiserve Has A Mind Of Its Own

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the Nasdaq wallows near its lows for the year, Fiserve (FSIV) is breaking resistance barriers on good volume.

  • Flextronics Flexes Its Muscle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A gap and breakout on big volume point to higher prices for Flextronics.

  • Forest Laboratories And Its Bullish Breakout

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

  • GDX And Its Adventures In Daytrading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daytrading can be a very profitable occupation, but some mental and tactical adjustments are necessary for those used to the slower pace of daily or weekly based trading.

  • 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.

  • Goldman Sachs And Its New 18-Month High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Among financial sector stocks, few are hotter right now than shares of Goldman Sachs, and it appears to be poised for even bigger gains.

  • Halliburton Returns To Its Breakout

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

  • Has Coke Overcome Its Divergence Effect?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Coca-Cola Enterprises rallied upward on strong negative divergence. Will any buying opportunities be introduced by reducing divergence?

  • Has Corriente Resources Solved Its Political Problems?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Corriente Resources is a Canadian-based exploration company specializing in copper and copper-gold opportunities, with its main focus being Corriente Copper Belt in Ecuador

  • Has Sunopta Optimized Its Place In The Sun?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sunopta Inc. operates in three principal businesses: natural and organic food product sourcing, processing, and packaging; processing, distribution and recycling of environmentally responsible aggregate products and; engineering and marketing of a clean

  • Has Volatility Lost Its Edge? by Mark G. Levey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has Volatility Lost Its Edge? by Mark G.Levey Does volatility still offer the same advantage it once did in trading the Standard &PoorÕs 500 index? HereÕs a followup to previous STOCKS & COMMODITIES articles. From a statistical standpoint, assuming an

  • Ho Ho Ho! It's The Santa Claus Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can there be big price moves hidden in those stockings?

  • How The Dollar Gets Its Groove Back

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Near-term rallies in the euro and aussie may presage a rally in the US dollar.

  • 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 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 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 The Tiger Losing Its Stripes?

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

  • It's All About Value

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The advance in stocks since mid-August has certainly been impressive when looking at the point gains, but a look beneath the surface reveals a one-sided market.

  • It's All In The Family: Sherman, Marian And Tom McClellan by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: It's All In The Family: Sherman,Marian And Tom McClellan by Thom Hartle The McClellan oscillator and the summation index are two popular technical indicators that have been around for more than 25 years, and in fact, the daily values are broa

  • It's An IDCC Breakout

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

  • It's Bottoms Up in the Cotton Club

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Summertime and the living is easy - fish are jumping and the cotton is high." Maybe not "high" yet, but if current trends hold, cotton traders may have reason to look up.

  • It's Hammer Time For S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend reversal? What trend reversal? This is another "buy the dips" pullback, right? Think again.

  • It's Over When It's Over

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of the ways we give back all our gains is by not recognizing when a successful trade is over. Learning to step back and do nothing after exiting a successful trade can be hard, but is an essential step to achieving trading mastery.

  • It's Over When It's Over

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of the ways we give back all our gains is by not recognizing when a successful trade is over. Learning to step back and do nothing after exiting a successful trade can be hard, but is an essential step to achieving trading mastery.

  • It's The Chart Stupid

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The media attributed the decline in U.S. stocks during the month of March to "security" issues. However, a look at Turkey and Pakistan suggests that the terrorist threat has little to do with stock prices.

  • It's The Season For Homebuilders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Homebuilders have had a tough slog since 2007, but lately, things have been looking up. Here's a stock that's still riding the wave.

  • It's Time To Exit

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is unfortunate for this e-retailer that the expected rebound has come to an end. has bounced up from the $5.51 low of last September to a very respectable and surprising high in May of $20.40.

  • It's Time To Sell Yield And Buy Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over the last five months, the yield on longer-term bonds and mortgages has gone ballistic. But recent action suggests the run is done.

  • It's USO, Not UFO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The tradable could start flying and soon, but it will not be unidentified. Now, where it could fly to is the real question.

  • It's In The Sentiment by Ajay Jani

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:8 (28-31): It's In The Sentiment by Ajay Jani Here's a quantitative sentiment index based on trading behavior of the Rydex Sector Funds. With all the debate surrounding the effectiveness of market timing, often the underlying

  • JDS Uniphase Makes Fast Gains Off Its Double Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When looking for reversal patterns, double bottom formations can provide the basis for excellent short-term gains.

  • Krispy Kreme And Its Targets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The doughnut company reported improved sales and profits but missed market expectations.

  • Krispy Kreme Has Lost its Luster

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In an earlier article at the end of February I discussed the rising wedge on Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD). This big bearish pattern with the smaller head and shoulders pattern within has changed somewhat since that discussion, so I thought an update was

  • 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.

  • McDonalds Corporation Has Broken Its Trend.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an example of a perfect symmetrical triangle chart formation.

  • 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.

  • NASDAQ Abandons Its Trend Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Midway through its August journey, the NASDAQ broke through a season's worth of support.

  • 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 Nears Confirmation Of Its Negative Divergence--Again

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Divergence + Confirmation = Reversal. Is the Nasdaq ready to roll?

  • Oh No, It's Cisco

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cisco has never recovered from the 2004 decline and formed a bearish head & shoulders pattern over the last nine months.

  • Pall Stair-Stepping Its Way Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some stocks trend smoothly and steadily, while others more or less stair-step their way higher, gaining ground one yard at a time.

  • Paper Money And Its Promises

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long-term charts of the dollar, bonds, crude oil, and gold help set the table for investors and speculators in 2006. Part 1 of two.

  • PpP Patterns And The MACD Histogram: Soybean Meal Makes Its Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish pattern in the MACDH develops just as the December contract closes over its 50-day EMA, signaling an opportunity to the upside in bean meal.

  • Procter And Gamble Rally Approaching Its End?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Procter & Gamble appear to be close to the termination point of their latest four-month rally.

  • Royal Gold Outperforming Its Peers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is back, screaming upward in the wake of even more government bailouts, which many believe will lead to much higher inflation in the years to come. Royal Gold is the leader of the pack in the gold mining industry group, currently outperforming every

  • S&P 500 May Be Ending Its Sideways Phase

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Markets often go into sideways trading channels when there are no big triggers to take the market up or down. This seems to have happened with the S&P 500 in the last four months, but it may have finally broken out of the channel.

  • Sirius Satellite Radio And Its Flag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In a recent press release Sirius Satellite Radio announced they were building a digital satellite radio system that will broadcast up to 100 channels of music and entertainment programming to motorists throughout the continental United States. The compan

  • Smile, It's Kodak Time

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Eastman Kodak has recently broken out of its 5-6 month accumulation pattern.

  • Sometimes It's Best To Stand Aside And Wait

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With Whole Foods Market (WFM) set to announce quarterly earnings on Wednesday May 4th, 2016, what does the chart say about the performance of its stock?

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

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

  • Symantec Rests Before Its Next Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With Symantec consolidating over the last seven days, a consolidation breakout would signal a continuation higher.

  • Sysco Corp. Marks A Bottom On Its Daily Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sysco Corp. has been on a downtrend since slipping below its 200-day exponential moving average last August.

  • That Big Bad Bear Shows Its Face

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

  • The Bird That Shrunk After Swallowing Its Rival

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...May 18th, 2016 makes it a year since Ascena (ASNA) announced its acquisition of ANN stores for a mixture of cash; financed by debt and stock. The deal created one of the largest specialty retailers in North America with a total of over 4,900 stores. In

  • The Dow And Its Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last week I presented a chart and analysis of the S&P 100 index (OEX). This week I'll look at the Dow.

  • The EU Ratings War And Its Repercussions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Several credit agencies have been rattling their sabers over the EU debt crisis but in the end, who will be the winners or losers and, more important, how do you profit?

  • The QQQQ Tests Its Secondary Trendline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a recent encounter with the rising minor trendline, the bears managed to run roughshod over the bulls, puncturing a hole in the minor rising trendline on the QQQQ's hourly chart. But a secondary trendline may be just the springboard needed to

  • The R2K Finally Tips Its Hand

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-awaited intermediate top in the broad US markets may finally be in place, with a weekly cycle low due in about a month.

  • The Return Of How The Dollar Gets Its Groove Back

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will a positive stochastic divergence in September result in a rally in U.S. dollar futures?

  • The S&P 500 And Its Lines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support and resistance levels on a chart can be excellent areas to place buy or sell signals. They should not be confused with trendlines that connect the lows or highs of a trending range. Here is a chart of the S&P 500 Daily Index and various &quo

  • Weight + Volume + Move-Adjusted Moving Average: It's WEVOMO! by S. Bisse

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:4 (32-35): Weight + Volume + Move-Adjusted Moving Average: It's WEVOMO! by Stephan Bisse Moving averages: I use 'em, you use 'em, we all use 'em, but can they really tell you anything about the future direction of a time serie

  • Will IWP Continue Its Bullish Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IWP is at a crucial resistance level, and only price action can tell whether these iShares will move ahead or form a triple top.

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