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  1. Market Review For December 20, 2013

    December 20, 2013
    Major U.S. indices moved higher this week after government reports showed the economy grew at its fastest pace in almost two years during the ...
  2. Big News Related Stock Plays

    December 18, 2013
    A technical look at four big volume stocks making news headlines.
  3. Four Chart Patterns To Watch This Week

    December 16, 2013
    This week is likley to reveal if the S&P 500 is in a consolidation with the expectation of a move higher, or if it's topping out. Here's four ...
  4. Market Review For December 13, 2013

    December 13, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved lower this week with tech stocks being the top performers and small-cap stocks being the worst performers. Many ...
  5. Four Trend Channel Trades

    December 11, 2013
    With the market still in an uptrend, these stocks are moving within a channel presenting high visibility opportunities.
  6. Sector Strength Scenarios For A Consolidating Market

    December 9, 2013
    With the market in a possible consolidation, a break higher or lower could occur this week. Here are sectors to watch in either scenario.
  7. Market Review For December 6, 2013

    December 6, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved mostly lower this week with the exception of the NASDAQ’s 0.21% gain, as of midday trading on Friday afternoon. ...
  8. The State Of The Tech Titans

    December 4, 2013
    The Technology sector has been a top performer and the only one holding out for a gain over the last week. Here's the outlook for four of the ...
  9. Technology Sector Making A Comeback

    December 2, 2013
    Technical evidence indicates the uptrend remains strong. Here's the outlook for top performing sectors, along with stocks to watch in each, for ...
  10. Market Review For November 29, 2013

    November 29, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved higher this week, led by small-cap and technology stocks, as the Conference Board’s index of leading indicators ...
  11. Currency ETF Outlook

    November 27, 2013
    Like other investments, currencies change price based on supply and demand, driven by fundamentals and technical. These four popular currency ...
  12. Focusing on Healthcare and Financials this Week

    November 25, 2013
    Health Care and Financials dramatically outpaced the other sectors last week as the S&P 500 created a new high . With only minor pullbacks since ...
  13. Market Review for November 22, 2013

    November 22, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved largely higher this week, although many of them appear to be oversold based on readings from the RSI indicator.
  14. Four Stocks Setting Up For A Move Lower

    November 20, 2013
    With the S&P 500 very close to all time highs, not everything is a buy. These stocks have recently formed head and shoulder patterns; if the ...
  15. Sectors To Watch For An Expected Bullish Week

    November 18, 2013
    If the market continues to push this higher, these two sectors will likely be top performers again. The uptrend remain is in tact and strong ...
  16. Market Review For November 15, 2013

    November 15, 2013
    The U.S. economy showed ongoing signs of struggle, with trade and labor data painting a bleak picture this week. Rising imports and falling exports ...
  17. Stocks with Short-Term Volatility To Watch

    November 13, 2013
    With the S&P 500 hesitating to make a move, one option is to focus on volatility. These four stocks will mostly appeal to short-term traders ...
  18. S&P 500 Pauses, Focus on Strength

    November 12, 2013
    The S&P 500 SPDR (ARCA:SPY) is consolidating near the upper band of a wedge formation. A break above $177.64--ideally a close--indicates ...
  19. Market Review For November 8, 2013

    November 8, 2013
    The U.S. markets ended the week on a positive note, after a better-than-expected jobs report helped offset losses earlier in the week. According ...
  20. Stocks Poised For A Breakout, Or Multiple Top?

    November 6, 2013
    These four stocks are at critical junctures, a breakout higher could set a bullish tone for weeks to come, while a failure to launch will attract ...
  21. Consumer Staples and Healthcare Stocks to Watch

    November 4, 2013
    During a week where the S&P 500 pulled back slightly, Consumer Staples and Healthcare were the top performing sectors. With more of the same ...
  22. Market Summary For November 1, 2013

    November 1, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved lower this week, led by small-cap stocks within the Russell 2000 index, which fell more than 2.5% after beating ...
  23. Momentum Stocks That Are Losing Steam

    October 30, 2013
    With the S&P 500 SPDR pushing to new highs, these stocks have failed to follow. The topping formation is a warning signal to longs, and for the ...
  24. Industrials And Cyclicals Back in Focus

    October 28, 2013
    A strong week for the equities saw the S&P 500 SPDR (ARCA:SPY) to a new high, with the Industrial and Cyclical sectors leading the market. With ...
  25. Market Summary For October 25, 2013

    October 25, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved marginally higher this week, led by technology stocks and lagged by small-cap stocks.
  26. Four Strong Stocks in Rising Trend Channels

    October 23, 2013
    Even with the S&P 500 rallying to new highs, a high quality entry and exit is still required to capitalize an a stocks uptrend. These strong ...
  27. Four Stocks To Watch This Week

    October 21, 2013
    These four stocks closed out last week with big moves, and are poised for conitnued action going forward.
  28. Market Summary For October 18, 2013

    October 18, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved higher this week, after U.S. lawmakers reached an agreement to extend the debt ceiling.
  29. The Weakest and Strongest S&P Stocks

    October 16, 2013
    While the overall S&P 500 uptrend remains intact, there are warning signs present. During uncertainty, trading the strongest or weakest stocks ...
  30. Utilities And Consumer Staples Move Into Focus

    October 16, 2013
    Last week the top performing sectors were utilities and consumer staples. This move into more conservative sectors may be a sign of what lies ...
  31. Market Summary for October 11, 2013

    October 11, 2013
    The major U.S. indices were mixed this week, as traders remain undecided about just how lawmakers will act on the debt ceiling.
  32. Parabolic SAR Sell Signals

    October 9, 2013
    Strong selling on October 8 sent major indexes below support indicating the downward correction is continuing. Parabolic SAR signals occured ...
  33. Healthcare And Materials Remain In Focus

    October 8, 2013
    Here are two sectors to watch this week, along with stocks in each that performing well as the SPDR S&P 500 continues to hold above support and ...
  34. Market Summary for October 4, 2013

    October 4, 2013
    he major U.S. indices moved largely lower this week, driven by the ongoing government shutdown and potential missed interest payment ahead.
  35. Triangle Breakouts to the Upside

    October 2, 2013
    Here are 4 stocks that are near a triangle pattern breakout point, signaling another wave in the uptrend.
  36. Sectors and Stocks To Watch This Week

    September 30, 2013
    Sector ETFs and stocks to watch in the upcoming week.
  37. Market Summary for September 27, 2013

    September 27, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved largely lower this week, while technical indicators seem to suggest that the bearish trends will continue.
  38. S&P 500 Stocks That Aren't Showing Weakness

    September 25, 2013
    Despite the recent pullback in the S&P 500, not all stocks are retreating. These stocks are still pushing higher and provide very little indication ...
  39. Market Summary for September 20, 2013

    September 20, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved significantly higher this week, after the U.S. Federal Reserve surprised the market by deciding not to taper its ...
  40. Biotechnology: Some of the Strongest Stocks on Nearly Any Time Frame

    September 18, 2013
    Biotechnology is an industry which as has lead the very strong healthcare sector on almost every time frame over the last year. Here are four ...
  41. Market Summary For September 13 2013

    September 13, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved higher this week led by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, despite mixed retail sales data and a critical U.S. Federal ...
  42. Strongest Steel Stocks in the Materials Sector

    September 11, 2013
    Why steel? Well, it's the best performing industry in the Materials sector, and Materials was one of the hottest sectors over the last week. ...
  43. Market Summary for September 6, 2013

    September 6, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved lower this week, after a lackluster jobs report sent shares lower on Friday morning.
  44. Taking Aim at the Lagging Financials

    September 4, 2013
    Over the last 3 months the Financial sector has been one of the worst performers, and over the last week has experienced some of the biggest ...
  45. Market Summary for August 30, 2013

    August 30, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved lower this week, but remain within long-term price channels. Traders should watch for breakouts or breakdowns from ...
  46. Inverse ETFs - Rising During Market Declines

    August 28, 2013
    These four ETFs make it easy for traders and investors to hedge long positions, as well as speculate on falling index prices.
  47. Market Summary for August 23, 2013

    August 23, 2013
    The major U.S. indices were mixed this week, with many of them lying at critical pivot points and support levels.
  48. 4 Stocks, 4 Topping Patterns

    August 21, 2013
    Each of these four stocks has a different topping pattern potentially in play. The similarity is that if they decline much further a lot more ...
  49. Market Summary for August 16, 2013

    August 16, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved lower this week, led by the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indices that encompass industrials and broad market segments.
  50. ETF Parabolic SAR BUY Signals

    August 14, 2013
    These four prominent ETFs recently flashed a buy signal based on the Parabolic SAR--an indicator used to help you get in and out of trades.
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