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Article Archive For Keyword: Range

  • $CAC In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The French CAC Index is stuck between support and resistance.

  • $UTIL Trapped In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Utility Average has traveled a long distance from the low pivot. Let us analyze the breakout direction.

  • $XAU Trapped In Wide Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gold & Silver Index - Philadelphia has been consolidating for six months. Will the index break out in the near future?

  • A Bearish Trading Range For The Nasdaq 100?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nasdaq 100 shares have bounced off the $34.00 level several times the past year but the current consolidation pattern may point to a break of support here.

  • A Trading Range For Archer Daniels Midland Co.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Archer Daniels Midland Co. has been stuck in a 5-month trading range but converging trendlines could foretell an important move soon.

  • A Trading Range For ExxonMobil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish consolidation pattern could lead to much higher prices for ExxonMobil, but traders should wait for confirmation before going long.

  • A Trading Range For Tesoro Petroleum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish consolidation pattern could lead to much higher prices for Tesoro Petroleum stock.

  • A Trading Range For TransGlobe Energy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TransGlobe Energy's failed triangle breakout last month has created additional buying opportunities for the stock.

  • AMEX Diamonds Trapped In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DIA is currently trapped in a trading range and a breakout either to the upside or downside is required to determine the future direction of this market. However, the higher probability is for a breakout to the downside and a continuation of the down tre

  • American International Group Tests Trading Range Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock reacted well after the negative earnings report -- too well.

  • Apache In Narrowing Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The descending rally in Apache has entered a tricky trading range. Will the fall continue?

  • Average Percentage True Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a modification of the average true range (ATR) that provides an added dimension when it comes to detecting volatility in the markets

  • Average True Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Average True Range

  • Average True Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Average or extraordinary, "true range" is often referred to in stocks and commodities trading. But what is it?

  • Average True Range Trailing Stops by Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Average True Range Trailing Stops by Sylvain Vervoort In this second of a three-part series we will compare trailing-stop methods using an average true range (Atr) trailing stop. by Sylvain Vervoort The average true range (Atr) was developed by J. Wel

  • Ballard Power Systems Back In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Ballard Power up for another break past its trading range?

  • Bemis In Tough Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After the bullish breakout, Bemis has entered a tight trading range that is likely to continue for a longer period.

  • Berry Petroleum Caught In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Berry Petroleum looks to be caught in a trading range but the longer-term trend could indicate an eventual break to the upside.

  • Breaking Out Of The Trading Range by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breaking Out Of The Trading Range by John Sweeney Some blessed day, after being mired in a trading range for two years, your market is going to finally go into a trend. You must be there when it does, not trading something else or, worse, ignoring it fr

  • Brigham Exploration's Bullish Trading Range Formation

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

  • Chemed Corp Racing In Tricky Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The converging trendlines of a long-term pattern has restricted the price movement of Chemed Corp. The stock is waiting for a breakout.

  • 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.

  • Comstock Resources' Falling Wedge And Trading Range Breakout

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

  • Cross-Market Evaluations With Normalized Average True Range by John Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:5 (60-63): Cross-Market Evaluations With Normalized Average True Range by John Forman This technique can be useful to longer-term traders for comparing tradables. Like Bollinger Bands, the average true range (ATR) indicator f

  • Crude Likely To Stay In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crude oil is likely to extend its three-year trading range, which forecasts a short-term drop in the price.

  • Crude's Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crude oil is once again testing key resistance at the $100 level, but market sentiment and the long-term uptrend may point to an eventual breakout.

  • DJ US Chemical Index May Move In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...$DJUSCH is forming a continuation pattern at higher levels, so the index may move in a narrow range till the formation matures if lower support is held.

  • 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.

  • Devon Energy's Trading Range Breakout

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

  • Dollar Breaks Range Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After firming the last few weeks, the US Dollar Index broke range resistance, which argues for higher prices in the coming weeks.

  • Drilling Range For Crude Oil Futures

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a market outlook for the crude oil futures index.

  • EPAX Trading Range Provides Limited Risk

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks within narrow ranges represent great trading candidates, since the downside risk can be clearly defined.

  • EUR/USD In A Tight Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trend is about to emerge in the short and intermediate time frames. A breakout technique might prove to be effective.

  • Energy Sector Trading At Lower Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Due to the weak trend, the bullish rally of XLE gradually plunged below its major support levels. The range-bound movement of the sector index is likely to affect the breakout of Chesapeake Energy Corp.

  • ExxonMobil Corp.'s Trading Range Breakout

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

  • FedEx Bursting Higher From A Range?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Staying on top of the trend reversals and changes in the markets you follow is of vital importance. Here's a look at a smart way to keep track of them.

  • GLD In Wide Consolidation Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The SPDR Gold Trust Shares is consolidating in a wider range. The recent volatile movement in the gold sector respected the support-resistance of this consolidation range.

  • General Electric Caught In Wide Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...GE held back the gap up rally with a moving average resistance.

  • General Electric Is Range Bound

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

  • Gold & Silver Index Move In Narrower Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The symmetrical triangle on the $XAU chart is likely to contract the Index range.

  • Gopalakrishnan Range Index by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Should you be trading pork bellies or AT&T? How can you tell what you should be trading, besides painful experience? This might give you a clue. Anyone who has ever observed the markets over time can tell you that some markets are erratic, while some ar

  • Grant Prideco's Trading Range Formation

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

  • Home, Home On The Range by Andrew Tomlinson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (70-73): Home, Home On The Range by Andrew Tomlinson Price ranges are used in signaling both reversals and breakouts. Looking at how stochastics perform in breakouts sheds light on several key characteristics of the indicato

  • Houston Exploration's Bullish Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Houston Exploration Co. has been consolidating in a bullish trading range since last September, indicating the potential for higher prices down the road.

  • IYM In Converging Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Basic Materials iShares ETF is likely to drain down.

  • Intel Caught In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intel Corp. is in a sideways consolidation and will eventually break out but which way?

  • Intel Corp.'s Trading Range Breakout

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

  • Internet Architecture Holding Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Internet architecture HOLDRS held up quite well in the first half of October, but failed to participate in the market bounce over the last few weeks.

  • 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 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.

  • Kiss & Touch With The Modified True Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is the probability of an underlying reaching a certain price prior to expiration? Find out using this new indicator.

  • Minimize Risk By Trading Within A Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking at 60-minute data for Apple Computer, Inc. (AAPL) shows that the past month and a half have been a volatile period. Exhaustive selling during the middle of April created short-term support at $109 per share. By looking at these past support areas

  • NASDAQ Composite In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An exclusive advance rally of the NASDAQ Composite has turned sideways due to weakening bullish notes.

  • NDN Above Consolidation Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rally for the 99 Cents Only Stores temporarily halted due to the consolidation. Recently, the stock has broken through an upper range under moderate bearish signals.

  • NMM Stuck In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Navios Maritime Partners is likely to turn weaker in the long run.

  • NYSE Composite's Range Narrows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An advance rally of NYSE Composite Index has surged above a few previous resistances. The rally has formed a rising wedge.

  • On Range Trading by Joe Luisi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Range Trading by Joe Luisi Markets move from trading ranges to trends and back into trading ranges. Presented here are methods to identify the trading opportunities based on identifying trading ranges. Each time you look at a chart, you probably see

  • Opening Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using the opening range can allow you to fade an open or to trade with the move.

  • Opening Range Breakout Part 3 by Toby Crabel

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

  • Opening Range Breakout Part 6 by Toby Crabel

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

  • Opening Range Breakout Part 7 by Toby Crabel

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

  • Opening Range Breakout Part 8 by Toby Crabel

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

  • Opening range breakout Part 4 by Toby Crabel

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

  • Opening range breakout Part 5 by Toby Crabel

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

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

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

  • Pfizer Trading In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The volatility has turned wild as this stock started to trade in a narrower range, experiencing choppy trading sessions.

  • Playing The Range With Qualcomm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Qualcomm has been stuck in a trading range since August 2006, and another oversold reading from a key momentum oscillator points to a bounce.

  • Playing the Range On Sun Microsystems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sun Microsystems has been range bound for almost two years and recently moved into a reversal zone.

  • Playing the opening range breakout Part 1 by Toby Crabel

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

Product Review: MarketGauge Opening Range Success Formula by D. D Peterson

  • Programming the true range in Wilder's DMI system Part 4 by Jim Summers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Programming the true range in Wilder's DMI system Part 4 by Jim Summers, Ph.D. The March column described the fundamentals of macros. The February column detailed some major points about Wilder's DMI and the system based on it. This time the action gets

  • RIMM Shows Weakness In Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Research In Motion has a flat flag working on the 60-minute chart, and a break below support would signal a continuation lower.

  • Range Breakout Trading in Treasury Bonds by Alex Saitta

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

  • Range Expansions & Contractions, Part 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this third and final part of a series that looks at expansions & contractions to gauge divergences, we look at how to apply the Chartmill bull indicator to trading.

  • Range Resources At A Key Inflection Point

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Downtrend resistance and moving average support are converging for Range Resources. So which way will the stock break in the near term?

  • Range Resources Surging After Minor Consolidation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Range Resources are going higher after gapping up from a minor consolidation pattern.

  • Range Resources Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Range Resources is worth watching for a potential breakout.

  • SHOO In Narrowing Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price rally of Steven Madden Ltd. is likely to slow down above an intermediate high resistance.

  • SIDEBAR: True range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...True range Formula for calculating true range, page 231.

  • Salesforce.com Has A Wide Range Breakout

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

  • Sears Holding Moves In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a deep downtrend, Sears Holding is consolidating, forming higher lows. Will the consolidation form a trend reversal pattern?

  • Seasonal Tendencies For Range Expansion by K.D. Angle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seasonal Tendencies For Range Expansion by K.D. Angle This STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor identifies the seasonal tendency of the commodity markets on a monthly basis and then compares the commodity market performance to a commodity fund manager's per

  • Shanghai Composite Remains Range Bound

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Shanghai Composite suffered a serious setback over the last few months, but the index has reached an important retracement level within a larger trading range.

  • Small Range, Big Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Small-range bars are your friends. They're talking to you. Listen to them.

  • Tesoro's Trading Range Still Intact

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tesoro Petroleum is still stuck in a trading range, which could be good news for those traders who have yet to go long.

  • The CRB Index In Wide Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish journey of the CRB index was stopped by the two robust moving average resistances. The index has broken out of the rising wedge formation.

  • The Range Indicator by Jack L. Weinberg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (238-242): The Range Indicator by Jack L. Weinberg Here's a new indicator based on the change in a day's trading range as evidence of the start of a new trend in a market. Markets tend to trade in relatively tight price ranges most of the ti

  • The TD Range Expansion Index (TD REI): by Thomas DeMark

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The TD Range Expansion Index (TD REI) by Thomas DeMark Here, the author of The New Science of Technical Analysis and the brand-new New Market Timing Techniques explains how to use the TD REI and the TD Price Oscillator Qualifier. Throughout my 26-yea

  • Tiffany Moves Out Of Consolidation Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tiffany is likely to open fresh buying opportunities with the current breakout.

  • Trading Back Into A Range by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Back Into A Range by John Sweeney Last month in Settlement, I wrote briefly about some simple ideas for defining nontrending periods. Although exotic approaches are possible, simple things are easier to teach to computer packages. The program I'

  • Trading Range Bars by Suri Duddella

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:6 (28-34): Trading Range Bars by Suri Duddella There are different ways to chart price movements. Here we look at range bars and how they help identify the underlying trend. Bar charts, candlestick charts, and line charts are

  • Trading Range Bounce for Symantec Corp. [SYMC]

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Use support and resistance zones to define possible trading ranges. Once identified, these ranges can be very helpful when trading any type of equity.

  • Trading Range For Delta Airlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Following a downtrend that lasted for six months, Delta Airlines found support at 2.5, a level that had already acted as support for this stock. Subsequently, prices rose very fast until they reached 4.35, after which a well-defined congestion pattern wa

  • True Range, Reward/Risk, And Position Size by Alan M. Binder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...True Range, Reward/Risk, And Position Size by Alan M. Binder This method uses the concept of value at risk and true range to determine a reward to risk ratio and position size for trading stocks. The process has been reduced to two Excel spreadsheets f

  • Utilities Select Sector In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An increase in volatility could initiate a new directional move.

  • Volatile NASDAQ 100 Stays In Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...$NDX is volatile and moving in a 20-point range for the last two weeks. The lower range can dip to the previous low of the rally.

  • Why the Narrow Range Bar Provides Explosive Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The narrow range bar provides very tight stops, making it one of the lowest-risk entry signals.

  • Working Money: Average True Range by Sharon Yamanaka

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Average True Range by Sharon Yamanaka Average or extraordinary, "true range" is often referred to in stocks and commodities trading. But what is it? T rader, author, and technician J. Welles Wilder developed average true range (ATR) in t

  • XLF In Narrow Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is very difficult to anticipate the breakout in the Financial Select Sector, since even the reliable patterns may misguide.

  • XLP Trapped In Consolidation Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Consumer Staples Select Sector has formed a bullish flag & pennant on the daily as well as the weekly time frame. What about the breakout and the trading range?

  • XLY In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The consumer discretionary market sector is one of the leading market sectors of the economy and the future direction of the stock market. This market sector is currently in a trading range and its breakout will determine the direction of the economy and

  • Yen In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The ascending rally of the yen has moved into a very narrow range. The indicators are likely to trigger a reversal rally.







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