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Article Archive For Keyword: Resistance

  • $NDX Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ 100 had a relatively strong bullish rally that conquered the lost sentiment. The index awaits another breakout near a technical resistance.

  • 10 Year T-Note Yield Approaches Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent rally in interest rates (decline in bonds) looks explosive, but the long-term downtrend remains intact as resistance nears.

  • A Harami At Resistance For AMZN

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amazon bounced back after a double-top support break in January, but a harami at resistance could spell the end of this bounce.

  • A Parade Of Bearish Candlesticks Confirm Resistance For Qualcomm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Qualcomm is pushing against resistance for the fourth time in three months, with bearish candlesticks forming on each test.

  • A Strong Dow Resistance Level

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."It must be the Yankees, why else is the Dow down?" says Jim Cramer on CNBC.

  • ABBV'S Band of Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...AbbVie's (ABBV) stock got slammed after disappointing results on small cell lung cancer drug, Rova-T, test results. The drug was the lead product of Stemcentrix, the biotech company ABBV acquired back in 2016 for $5.8 billion. On Thursday, March 22,

  • ACIW Loses Momentum At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After bouncing back to broken support, ACI Worldwide formed a bearish candlestick pattern and the MACD turned lower. This all suggests that resistance will hold and that the stock is headed lower.

  • AMEX Oil Index Coming Up On Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index is quickly approaching key overhead resistance but the longer-term picture still indicates higher prices to come.

  • AMEX Oil Index Currently Testing Downtrend Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index continues to move higher after breaking out of a falling wedge formation. However, long-term downtrend and Fibonacci resistance could turn back prices in the near-term.

  • Agilent Technologies Gaps Into Resistance Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fanline breakouts and a gap spell higher prices for Agilent Technologies (A).

  • Altera Challenges Regression Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A high-volume bounce off support suggests an end to Altera's correction.

  • Ameren Unable To Breach Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rallies of Ameren were stopped by psychological resistance.

  • American International Group Tests Trading Range Resistance

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

  • Amgen Surges To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amgen surged on big volume but stalled at resistance, and bullish consolidation formed on the intraday chart. The next few days are critical.

  • Anchoring Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's how you can use support/resistance lines, swing points, and volume to anchor support and resistance zones. What does a horizontal support or resistance line mean to you? What gives it significance? Traditionally, the thought is that the number

  • Apache Corporation Testing Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apache Corp. has been in a steady uptrend for the last 10 months but is now approaching a key resistance level.

  • Apple Up Against Strong Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple has rallied into a price area laden with multiple lines of resistance forming strong resistance that will most likely turn this market back down.

  • Archer Daniels Midland: Momentum Vs. Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will strong overhead Fibonacci resistance turn ADM back down, or will the power of an established trend power right on through the barrier?

  • Arkansas Best Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Arkansas Best has been a top performer in 2008 so far, but resistance is at hand and a bearish candlestick reversal could spell lower prices ahead.

  • Australia iShares Reacting Near Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The pullback rally of the Australia iShares has hit its previous high resistance. The index is likely to challenge the support line in the near term.

  • Automated Support And Resistance by Mel Widner, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Automated Support And Resistance by Mel Widner, Ph.D. Support and resistance analysis is a proven method for selecting key price levels for trading decisions; traders usually perform the analysis by hand. The automatic charting method and new oscillator

  • Autozone Fails At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a failed breakout and successful support break, Autozone looks poised to move lower.

  • BOOM Has Hit Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dynamic Material Corp. is likely to open a fresh short selling opportunity for short-term traders.

  • BSMX : Nearing Significant Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico have risen sharply over the past week, but will a powerful resistance area be able to hold this bank stock back-or not?

  • Bank of America Charges To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite an impressive surge over the last two weeks, Bank of America remains in a downtrend overall with resistance close at hand.

  • Bears Gathering At Resistance For IJR

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The big trend remains bullish, but a recent gathering of bearish candlesticks near resistance may limit further upside for the short term.

  • Belgium iShares Challenging Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Belgium iShares formed a large bullish continuation pattern over the last nine months, and the stock is on the verge of a breakout.

  • Between Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December gold features two key levels that will have to be exceeded before traders know which way is up ... or down.

  • Big Blue Hits Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM made a market peak in 1999, a price minimum in 2002, and has been in a recovery rally since. Now, however, IBM has run back up to its market price peak set in 1999 and may not be able to break out above it.

  • Big Shooting Star Spells Resistance For Newmont

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A high-volume shooting star indicates a buying climax in Newmont, and this is likely to mark a peak for the next few weeks.

  • Biotech HOLDRS Surge To Channel Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Biotech HOLDRS surged over the last two weeks, but resistance is near and Aroon is not impressed.

  • Bollinger Bands For Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices that move beyond Bollinger bands often do so at their own peril as this look at Hormel suggests.

  • Bounding Into Resistance: Positive Divergences Send December Natural Gas Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Positive divergences in both the MACD histogram and the stochastic anticipated a move higher in natural gas futures in October.

  • CA Hits Robust Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will CA Inc. breach historical resistance and undergo a bullish breakout?

  • CH Robinson Backs Off Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After hitting range resistance, CH Robinson started losing momentum and the RSI triggered a bearish signal.

  • Candlesticks For Support And Resistance by John H. Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (243-246): Candlesticks For Support And Resistance by John H. Forman Even as you read this, the candlestick charting technique, with its origins in Japan, is being absorbed into the ways of Western technical analysis. Here's how candlestick cha

  • Choice Point Breaks Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Good relative strength and a recent breakout point to higher prices for Choice Point Software (CPS) over the next few weeks.

  • Comcast Fails At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite a big surge in late October, Comcast failed to break resistance and formed a big bearish engulfing pattern. In addition to affirming resistance, this candlestick pattern points to lower prices ahead.

  • Commodities: Soaring Toward Resistance?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The commodities bull market of 2002 has been a thing of beauty. But is this bull getting a little long in the tooth?

  • Computer Hardware Index Back To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The index has reach its historical resistance, which has till now restricted the upward path. The index is still too weak to violate the stronger resistance.

  • Continental Airlines Rebounds Toward First Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock is providing signs of a continuing rebound.

  • Covidien Entering Resistance Area

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish journey of Covidien plc is likely to turn reluctant at the current higher levels.

  • Crude Charges Into Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the recent surge in oil shows tremendous strength, crude is quickly becoming short-term overbought and entering a resistance zone.

  • Crude Oil Trying To Overcome Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will a potentially bullish consolidation pattern finally lead to a break of key resistance?

  • Cueing Off Support And Resistance Levels by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cueing Off Support And Resistance Levels by Thom Hartle Tracking previous highs and lows and analyzing price action can provide clear indications of trend direction. Early in your trading career, you probably learned that you should buy at support and

  • DJIA Hits Massive Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Industrial Average remains in a strong uptrend, but this key average just hit a massive resistance zone, and a pullback may be in order.

  • DJIA Holding Broken Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The DJIA is consolidating above broken resistance with a falling flag, and a breakout would signal a continuation higher.

  • December Bonds Drive Into Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Negative divergences develop as the 10-year Treasury nears contract highs.

  • Devon Energy Testing Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Devon Energy faces a tough task in the near term.

  • Disney Tests Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock is in an uptrend and is outperforming the stock market.

  • 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.

  • Dow Bounces, Hits Resistance Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a big bounce in the last few weeks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a resistance zone.

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the DJIA breach the resistance?

  • Dow Reaches Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are resistance zones and then there are big resistance zones. After a 3288 point advance in less than a year (7417 to 10705), the Dow has reached a big resistance zone and further upside is going to be a challenge to say the least.

  • Dow Utilities Consolidate At Flag Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After getting pummeled in October, the Dow Jones Utilities Average formed a bearish flag and met resistance just above 400.

  • Dr. Resistance And Mr. Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaking down from an intraday triangle, prices rallied back toward the breakdown point in a classic example of support turning into resistance.

  • EGO Hitting Major Resistance?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Eldorado Gold Corp. are up by nearly 50% over the last seven weeks but may now be hitting a major wall of resistance.

  • ENDP Prior Resistance May Become Support Area

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a strong relative strength stock makes a new high after a break in major resistance, savvy traders plan ahead for a possible long reentry point.

  • Eli Lilly Breaks Resistance On Good Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The health-care sector has been strong lately, and Eli Lilly is doing its part with a consolidation breakout on good volume.

  • Evidence-Based Support & Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are two new indicators based on evidence from priceÐvolume behavior to help create dependable support and resistance lines that accurately identify the prices where supply and demand pools are located.

  • Exploring Charting Techniques: Demystifying Support & Resistance, Part 4

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are so many possible support and resistance levels on a chart. How do you know which ones to use? How do you apply them? Here in this fourth part of an ongoing series on charting techniques, we take out some of the mystery.

  • ExxonMobil Breaks Triangle Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long consolidation, ExxonMobil broke triangle resistance to signal a continuation higher.

  • Facebook Hits Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since hitting a low of $17.55 on September 4, 2012, Facebook has been on a tear. But it's now at a key resistance level that could form a top.

  • Fibonacci Levels Can Identify Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many floor traders look at these price points to take action, and screen traders can also benefit from this indicator.

  • Flowserve Corp. Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Flowserve Corp. has entered a tricky trading range. Will it undergo a bullish breakout?

  • Ford Motor Co. Approaching Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ford Motor Co. has spiked higher in recent days but the rally may not be over yet.

  • Frontier Oil - A Classic Example of Broken Support Turned Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Frontier Oil broke a spread quintuple bottom in the $14.50 to $15.00 range back in July. Since then, this area of broken support has acted as stiff resistance for the stock.

  • Gap Breakout Crosses Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 200-day moving average resistance was taken off by a huge gap breakout in Bel Fuse, Inc. On the breakout, the price established support on previous high pivot.

  • Gap Up Crossed Major Resistance In HUBG

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

  • Gap-Down Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The gap-down resistance of GTIV is likely to restrict its short-term bullish rally.

  • Gas Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The chart of gasoline shows an example of how downside gaps can offer resistance.

  • Gold Approaches Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market technicians use a variety of leading and lagging indicators to ascertain the technical state of any given stock or commodity. Right now, two reliable leading indicators are suggesting that $1,200 may prove to be a formidable resistance level for g

  • Gold At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gold & Silver Index has been trading in a wide range over the past few months. The index rally has benefited a few gold equities like Gold Fields and Kinross Gold. Do chosen stocks and the index go hand in hand?

  • Gold Bounce Halted By Pitchfork Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Philadelphia Gold & Silver Index was enjoying an upleg until it ran into overhead resistance best shown on a pitchfork chart.

  • Gold Meets Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are the gold stocks saying something important about the potential for new highs in gold?

  • Gold Moving Toward Overhead Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold successfully bounced off $390 support and now has upside resistance to tackle.

  • Gold Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This past week has seen gold finally rise to briefly touch the $400 barrier for the futures (Comex) traders while the spot price reached a high of $398.

  • Goldman Sachs Nearing Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Goldman Sachs are approaching a key resistance level. Does the stock have enough fuel in the tank to make it to 128.72 or higher anytime soon?

  • Guidelines With Support And Resistance by Richard L. Evans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Guidelines With Support And Resistance by Richard L. Evans Given the explosive growth of the financial markets, with all the derivative products and the increased complexity of trading strategies, all aided by the evolution of computers, some exotic for

  • Gymboree Fails At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gymboree failed a major resistance, and a momentum breakdown points to lower prices over the next few weeks.

  • HPQ: Looking Vulnerable Near Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hewlett Packard common shares rose by more than 180% between November 2012 and January 2014, but the smart money seems to have bailed out of the stock since the spring of 2013.

  • Hewlett-Packard Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After an oversold bounce the last few weeks, Hewlett-Packard is meeting resistance near a key moving average and an ominous chart pattern is taking shape.

  • Humana Breaks Flag Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Humana broke flag resistance with good volume, and the next resistance level marks the neckline of a larger head & shoulders reversal pattern.

  • Identifying Crucial Support And Resistance Levels by Ned Gandevani

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Crucial Support And Resistance Levels One tenet of technical analysis is the concept of support and resistance. In it, markets stop declining, thereby establishing a support level. A resistance level is set when a rally completes its rise. S

  • Immucor Under Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Immucor began the rally on stronger notes offering good buying opportunities for traders. The resistance on the bullish path can lead to consolidation.

  • ImmunoGen Surges Above Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since October 2008, ImmunoGen has been in a bullish mood. After an extensive advance rally, the price movement is likely to slow down. What should your action plan be in the current technical conditions?

  • Internet HOLDRS Reaches Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Internet HOLDRS rebounded sharply over the last four months, but the rally is running into resistance and the exchange traded fund is still lagging the NASDAQ.

  • Italy iShares At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The potential bullish breakout of the Italy iShares could come to an end because of various resistance levels.

  • JC Penney: Bear Rally into Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite returning worse than expected Q3 earnings, shares of JC Penney gap higher -- right into a key resistance zone.

  • July Copper: Support To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The support that kept copper high in the spring threatens to become resistance in summer.

  • June Crude Rally Retreats At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three months' worth of price consolidation prove a barrier to crude oil's attempt to move higher in early March.

  • Keeping In Mind Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Clarifying the terms "support" and "resistance" can make all the difference for your trading.

  • Key MidCap Index Runs Into Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P MidCap Index broke support in early October, and the recent rally over the last two weeks is running into resistance from this broken support level.

  • Kimberly Clark Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chasing the highs of 2007-08 was a major challenge for almost all the individual stocks as well as for the indexes. Kimberly Clark was one of the stocks that came up roaring and reached the previous high. Will the stock violate the resistance or will it

  • Korn/Ferry International Struggling Near Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Korn/Ferry International failed to break its historical resistance. Is it worth waiting for this expected bullish breakout?

  • LSI Breaks Flag Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a Bollinger Band contraction, LSI broke rectangle resistance, signaling a continuation of the January surge.

  • Large-Cap Index Near Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 Large Cap was undergoing a bullish rally. Recently, the index has hit the previous high resistance.

  • Lehman Treasury Bond Fund Bumping Up Against Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Lehman Treasury Bond Fund has rebounded nicely off of its May low but is the rally over?

  • Lexmark Gets Cold Feet At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lexmark is up over 20% since July, but a shooting star and high-volume drop suggests an end to the current runup.

  • Liberty Global Faces Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now under the pressure of two key moving averages, LBTYA looks vulnerable to further downside.

  • Lilly Runs Into Resistance Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Eli Lilly (LLY) has steadily advanced over the last two years, but the past could soon haunt the stock as support from a prior pattern turns into resistance.

  • Long Term Gold Hitting Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last month gold finally closed above $400, something it hasn't done since 1996.

  • Long-Term Fibonacci Support and Resistance by Kevin W. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a historical review of the major swings in the stock market and the Fibonacci relationships. According to long-term FibonacciÝ support and resistance levels in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), we are approaching a notable resistance leve

  • Long-Term Rates Run Into Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long-term rates have been rising for four and a half years, but that may be about to change as major resistance comes into play and a large double top takes shape.

  • MSO: Parabolic Rise Toward Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by as much as 60% since early October 2013, shares of Martha Stewart 'A' my be preparing for a minor pullback.

  • Major Resistance For UPS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A confluence of resistance could imply a reversal at slightly higher prices for UPS.

  • Marvel Facing Hulk-Like Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A break of resistance at the $20.00 level and Marvel could be off to the races.

  • Maxim Breaks Neckline Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maxim Integrated Products formed a large head & shoulders pattern in the first six months of the year, and the July breakout opens the door to higher prices.

  • Midcap ETF Turned Back At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P Midcap ETF was turned back at resistance for the third time, and a bearish triple top is taking shape.

  • Morgan Stanley Is Testing Resistance Levels

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

  • Moving Averages with Resistance and Support by Dennis L. Tilley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages are a popular way to signal trends. Combine moving averages and the classic chart analysis of support and resistance for trading mutual funds. Most simple moving average systems require one or two additional confirmation signals to avoi

  • NASDAQ Composite Breaks Above MT Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In an uptrend, once a resistance level is broken, it should turn into support.

  • NASDAQ Fails At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NASDAQ cannot hold above 2300 and the bearish candlestick reversals are confirming resistance.

  • NASDAQ Summation Index Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The McClellan Summation Index for the NASDAQ hit resistance, and traders should watch for a moving average crossover to trigger a bearish signal.

  • Nasdaq Composite Breaks Overhead Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The high-tech index hit a 2006 high of 2375 in April and then fell more than 300 points into the dog days of summer. Now an upleg is under way.

  • Nasdaq Resistance and Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Changing the time frame of a chart can often reveal trends, resistance and support more easily.

  • Nasdaq Turned Back At Formidable Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nasdaq's impressive rise (similar to other indices) was finally halted by its overhead resistance line - the 200-day exponential moving average.

  • Natural Gas Approaching Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A successful breach of resistance could spur a significant rally in natural gas prices.

  • NetFlix Has Broken Through Major Resistance... Again

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a volatile journey for this stock but traders who have been able to hang on have been generously rewarded as it hits a new all-time high.

  • Next Resistance For The NASDAQ 100 Shares

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ 100 shares have overcome several short-term obstacles.

  • Nikkei Fails A Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nikkei 225 failed at neckline resistance and upside momentum continues to wane.

  • Nokia Breaks Triangle Resistance On Good Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In another positive sign for tech stocks, Nokia gapped up on good volume and broke triangle resistance to signal a continuation higher.

  • Novell Breaks Neckline Resistance On Good Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Novell diverged from NASDAQ in March, and a recent breakout on good volume points to higher prices in 2005.

  • Nvdia Trying To Reverse At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nvdia has been a stellar performer since August, but a potential double top and bearish engulfing pattern could mark the end of the run.

  • Nvdia Unable To Break Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nvdia established resistance around $29 in mid-June, and the parade of bearish candlesticks confirms selling pressure.

  • Nvidia Corporation's Triple Resistance Threat

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nvidia's (NVDA) colorful advance has lots of overhead resistance to beat as it approaches a trendline test.

  • Oil Drillers Hit Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Near-term upside looks limited for oil drillers.

  • Oil Hits A Resistance Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...West Texas Intermediate Crude is currently enjoying a nice rally, but the advance has reached a resistance zone and further gains could be difficult to come by.

  • Oil Index Ready To Hit The Resistance?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Amex Oil Index has covered the major distance of its bullish journey. The volatile sessions of the past few months obstructed the rally heading towards long-term resistance. Will the Index hit resistance?

  • Oil Services Index Bumping Up Against Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Oil Services Index recently put in a short-term bottom but the jury is still out as to whether or not the group can move higher.

  • Overcoming Resistance by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Overcoming Resistance by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Sooner or later, many traders encounter problems limiting their success. Often, the solutions are available but people resist changing. Why do they do that, anyway? Toghraie explains how to overcome resis

  • PMC-Sierra Surges Above Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A high-volume breakout opens the door to higher prices for PMC-Sierra.

  • Pall Corp. Ready To Surge Above Resistance?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes the best strategy is to buy high and sell higher. This might be a strategy worth considering in shares of Pall Corp. in the days ahead.

  • Petsmart Rolls Over At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a weak rally to resistance, a key momentum indicator is rolling over and Petsmart looks poised to continue its downtrend.

  • Pharma HOLDRS Consolidate Above Resistance Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a breakout in mid-April, the Pharma HOLDRS formed a triangle above resistance, and volume flows pointed to an upside breakout.

  • Pilgrim's Pride Surges Through Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A high-volume breakout opens the door to higher prices for Pilgrim's Pride.

  • Predicting Prices With Support And Resistance by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Predicting Prices With Support And Resistance by Thomas N. Bulkowski Support and resistance are important chart patterns. Read this to find out why. I consider support and resistance (SAR) the most important chart patterns. Why? By finding SAR, you can

  • Price, Action and Resistance by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price, Action and Resistance by Jesse H. Thompson Origin, History and Recent Price Action We can not obtain a full account of the ""present position"" (price potential), of any given stock or commodity without a review of its recent price origins, pric

  • Pulte Homes In New Buy Signal Near Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which will win out, a new Rahul Mohindar swing buy signal or a multimonth technical resistance barrier?

  • Pulte Is Failing At Resistance

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

  • QQQQ Hits Gap Resistance

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

  • QQQQ Reluctant To Breach Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...QQQQ is the most traded and most followed stock in the US financial market. The long-term view of the stock is likely to be healthier than the current turbulence.

  • RIG Returns To Resistance Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Transocean (RIG), a world leader in offshore drilling, broke major resistance in January and the current pullback looks like a classic throwback.

  • RIMM Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Research in Motion is meeting resistance from a big gap, and a recent MACD crossover signal points to lower prices.

  • RIMM Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After forming a bearish engulfing pattern at resistance, Research In Motion looks ripe for a move down.

  • RSI Reaches Resistance Zone For SBC Corp.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SBC Corp. has been trending lower over the last several months, and the relative strength index has reached an important resistance level.

  • Rate Rally Retreats At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Resistance at the upper boundary of a trend channel sets up a short-term 2B top and a pullback in yields.

  • Research In Motion Faces Quadruple Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This Canadian tech heavy weight, known for its Blackberry wireless platform / pager, trades on both sides of the border and has plenty of resistance going forward.

  • Resistance And Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you want to profit in the market? Then you need to understand resistance and support levels.

  • Resistance Is Near

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

  • Resistance Levels In Trending Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fibonacci lines are normally used to project support and resistance zones for retracement moves, but as we can see on the DJIA, they may also prove useful for identifying resistance levels for trending markets.

  • Resistance Looms For Phelps Dodge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bearish engulfing pattern at resistance could spell trouble for Phelps Dodge. Here's what to look for.

  • Resistance by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Resistance by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T. Prices, like everything else move along the line of least resistance. They will do whatever comes easiest therefore they will go up if there is less resistance to an advance than to a decline and vice versa. --Edw

  • Retails Runs Into Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Retails HOLDRS (RTH) has been caught in an extended trading range, and its resolution could have broad implications for the overall market.

  • Rising Toward Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In spite of the Airlines Index's three-day rally to end the first half of the year, the sector is not yet cleared for take-off.

  • Rowan Returns To Resistance Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite a sharp decline over the last two months, the decline in Rowan Cos. looks like a normal correction.

  • Russell 2000 Forms Flag Near Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a sharp advance from 343 to 376 (9.6% in two weeks), the Russell 2000 Index has become overextended and ripe for a pullback or consolidation.

  • S&P 500 Approaching Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A potentially bearish pattern and key resistance could both spell a near-term reversal in the S&P 500 Index.

  • S&P 500 At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 is stuck between support and resistance.

  • S&P 500 Bumping Up Against Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As expected, the broader market put in a short-term bottom but prices are now facing resistance.

  • S&P 500 Near Key Keltner Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The rally continues, with bullish sentiment spilling over market participants who are only too happy to be making back some of 2007–08's bear market losses. But is this party nearly over?

  • S&P 500's Channel Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A break below the lower boundary of a trend channel finds the S&P 500 running up against resistance that was once support.

  • S&P 600 Small Cap Index Approaching Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rally of the S&P 600 Small Cap Index is likely to slow down near the previous high resistance.

  • SAP: Great Earnings, Heavy Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a stock gaps higher into a strong resistance zone, wise traders will exercise patience and wait for a suitable entry point to appear.

  • SIDEBAR: Steps to overcoming resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: Steps to overcoming resistance Self-help questions on your resistance to change.

  • SPY Forms Harami At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a sharp rally, the Standard & Poor's 500 EFT formed a harami at resistance and on-balance volume sported a large negative divergence.

  • Semi HOLDRS Heading For A Whole Lot Of Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The semiconductor HOLDRS is closing at the top of its 2005 range, and a reversal may be in the offing.

  • Slouching Toward Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Remember "The Diamond in the Dow"? Well, now there's good news and bad news ...

  • Speed Resistance Lines by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Speed Resistance Lines by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Need to determine support and resistance? Try this. It is not unusual to come across situations in which you see a market trending and think it may be too late to get in. To check, you wait for a pullb

  • Spinnaker Exploration Coming Up On Significant Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spinnaker Exploration looks to have completed the final leg of its one-year downtrend. With the technicals indicating a potential downside reversal in the near-term, investors should consider future weakness as a good buying opportunity.

  • Stillwater Mining Major Resistance Challenge Approaches

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stillwater Mining, the only platinum/palladium miner in the US, appears to have caught a major bid as it attempts to finally overcome a major zone of resistance that has repeatedly turned back prior advances.

  • Stock Market Breaks Through Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How long can the rally last, and where are the next resistance areas?

  • Stocks At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Value Line Geometric Index show that stocks could deliver large gains in the months ahead.

  • Support & Resistance Axioms by David G. Ondercin, Phd

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support & Resistance Axioms by David G. Ondercin, Phd Here are seven axioms for the practical application of support and resistance levels to your trading. Support and resistance are of central importance to all traders and a necessary starting point f

  • Support And Resistance Levels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support and resistance levels can reveal important information about price activity in the markets. The chart of the Nasdaq Composite chart shows how, by taking note of these support and resistance levels, you could have exited any open positions prior

  • Support And Resistance Levels by John J. Kosar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support And Resistance Levels by John J. Kosar With the advent of personal computers and charting software, support and resistance levels and their value as a technical tool have been overshadowed by sophisticated indicators. Nonetheless, support and re

  • Support And Resistance Lines Define Market Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support and resistance lines not only help traders in identifying areas of support and resistance, but they can be used to determine the trend of the market.

  • Support And Resistance by Stuart Evens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support And Resistance by Stuart Evens Support and resistance are basic tools used by traders to identify key reversal areas. Here's a look at the basics of support and resistance levels and how to determine which levels might be important in the futur

  • Support Becomes Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...S&P 500 hits resistance, has a decline into October begun?

  • Support Turned Resistance for Apache Corp.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apache Corp. (APA) had been in a steep uptrend since late last year. However, the stock recently broke its long-term uptrend line, which has now turned into resistance.

  • Support and Resistance on QCOM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ready to move up or just sideways?

  • Support and Resistance with the Andrews Pitchfork by Barbara Star

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support And Resistance With The Andrews Pitchfork by Barbara Star, Ph.D Here's a charting technique that's available in most of today's popular software. If you're not familiar with it, here are some tips to using it. If you are familiar with it, it's t

  • TDW Returns To Broken Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent decline in Tidewater looks like a correction back to the resistance breakout.

  • THQI Challenges Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...THQ Inc formed an inverse head & shoulders over the last few months, and a break above neckline resistance would revitalize the uptrend.

  • TNA Resistance Zone Invites Call Sales

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that the anticipated B wave higher has drawn new buyers into the broad market fray, selling out-of-the-money calls might be just the ticket.

  • TSLA: Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Tesla have been trending higher since their May 2014 low, but now face strong resistance levels.

  • TWX Stuck At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The pullback rally of Time Warner faces strong hurdles on its bullish path.

  • Technical Tools For Day Traders: Part 3: Dynamic Support & Resistance Levels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As helpful as Pivot System levels often are, they have one significant drawback--they are calculated from the prior day's price action and may not accurately reflect recent changes in market psychology.

  • Test Of Resistance For Micron Technology

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A shooting star candlestick pattern indicates at least a pause in the uptrend.

  • Texas Instruments Stalls Below Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Texas Instruments has led a resurgent semiconductor group in September to October, but has run into stiff resistance since early November.

  • The DJIA Breakout Collides Into Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A muscular breakout on the DJIA at the opening of June has carried prices into smack-dab into a hornet's nest of resistance. If this industrial powerhouse bulks up and presses prices through these heavy weights of resistance, the DJIA could continue

  • 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 Andrews Pitchfork Vs. Speed Resistance Lines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you ever have too much support?

  • The Big Indices Reach Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the year comes to a close, the major indices approach resistance levels and the technicals show signs of weakness.

  • The Nature of Price Resistance by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nature of Price Resistance by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Most of us involved with speculative markets often are so preoccupied with ""effect"", or price activity, that we ignore ""cause."" But an understanding of cause can cla

  • The Strength Of Support And Resistance by Christopher Narcouzi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Strength Of Support And Resistance by Christopher Narcouzi Measuring Overhead Supply Here's how to quantify support and resistance so you can get a good idea ahead of time whether they will hold up when tested. Stocks run up and down between suppo

  • The V-Trade Part 5: Technical Analysis -- Moving Average Support & Resistance And Volatility Bands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this fifth part of an ongoing series that outlines one trader's comprehensive approach to trading, we look at the next technical analysis portion of the method -- support & resistance and volatility bands

  • Tibco Breaks Neckline Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tibco Software (TIBX) signaled a continuation higher with a neckline breakout confirmed by volume and relative strength.

  • Time Warner Coming Up On Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though a significant resistance area is approaching, Time Warner may have the power to break through.

  • Trading 101: Support, Resistance, And Divergence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, a seemingly perfect trade setup appears, one that deserves a second look. Here's a look at one such intraday setup and the real-life trade that followed.

  • Trading Support & Resistance Levels In FX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The forex markets typically move in a zigzag fashion, and that makes entry and exit decisions challenging. Here we look at a few tried and true methods to identify strong support & resistance levels in the forex markets

  • Trailing Resistance And Support Stops by Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trailing Resistance And Support Stops by Sylvain Vervoort In this, the final part of a three-part series, we will look at a short-term trailing stop that moves close to the price action. The different trailing stops I discussed in parts 1 and 2 allow f

  • Trendlines: From Support To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whether as support or resistance, trendlines can play more than one role in bull markets.

  • UTX Consolidates Near Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trend for United Technologies (UTX) is up, and the recent pause should be considered a rest within this ongoing uptrend.

  • Using Pitchfork Channels To Determine Support & Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pitchfork channels can identify good buy and sell points, as illustrated by Meridian Resources Corp.

  • Utilities Select Sector Consolidates At Previous High Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The previous high in XLU was at its all-time high. The security is back to its prior high pivot and is now accumulating the strength for a further surge.

  • ViaSat Is Retesting Resistance

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

  • Volcano Corp. Hits Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Uptrending Volcano Corp. has rallied to the previous high resistance. Will the stock consolidate or correct?

  • Wal-Mart Fails At Resistance (Again)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wal-Mart surged to resistance in early June but failed to exceed resistance, and a recent flag break is short-term bearish.

  • Wasting Energy At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking at wedge formations near resistance levels can help confirm the next market trend.

  • Will IBM Fail at Gap Resistance?

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

  • With The Transports, Resistance In Multiple Time Frames

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the spotlight focuses on the Dow Jones industrials making new highs above 10,000, the transports have underperformed as they continue to sidestep, remaining range bound. The transports are colliding with overhead resistance on the daily chart, while s

Working Money: Keeping In Mind Support And Resistance

  • Working Money: Resistance And Support by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Resistance And Support by Dennis D. Peterson Do you want to profit in the market? Then you need to understand resistance and support levels. A resistance level is the ceiling price area that a stock repeatedly tries to break through abov

  • Working Money: The Andrews Pitchfork Vs. Speed Resistance Lines by S. Yamanaka

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: The Andrews Pitchfork Vs. Speed Resistance Lines by S. Yamanaka Can you ever have too much support? One of the pitfalls of using technical analysis to gauge stock movement is that it often depends on whether a stock is trending. In the e

  • XAU Gold Index Caught Between Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This widely followed index of gold stocks finds itself at a level where the next move can go either way.

  • XLE Resistance Obstructs Rallies In Equities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The individual equities of the Energy Select Sector fund move in a depressing mood.

  • XLK Stuck At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rally of the technology select sector has slipped into a long-term consolidation period.

  • XLU Under Strong Resistance Pressure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the Utilities Select Sector SPDR gather the strength to regain the bullish rally?

  • Yahoo! Consolidates At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a late June surge, Yahoo! formed a tight consolidation during the last six days and the subsequent break will dictate the next tradable move.

  • eBay Inc. Faces Key Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Falling from $58 to $22, will eBay become a hot seller again?

  • eBay Tests Overhead Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...eBay has come off a summer bottom for a nice gain, but what's it got in store now?







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