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  1. Housing and Jobs Keep U.S. Indexes Near Highs (SPY, DIA)

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  2. Political Headwinds Dampen Gilead Sciences Outlook (GILD)

    Gilead Sciences earnings on July 25 may be overshadowed by Democratic calls to rein in runaway drug pricing.
  3. Stocks Close to Technical Entry Points (ABEV, GGB)

    These stocks are trading near trendline support, providing a potential buying opportunity.
  4. 3 ETFs for Trading the Breakout in Technology (VGT, XLK)

    Based on the bullish chart patterns of these 3 ETFs, now could be a great time to buy tech stocks.
  5. Coal Rally Has Room to Run (KOL, CNX)

    The coal sector turned sharply higher with the broad commodity complex in the first quarter and could gain additional ground ...
  6. Now Is the Time to Buy Sugar and Coffee (JO, SGG)

    Most traders are currently focused on hard commodities such as gold and oil. However, bullish price action in coffee and ...
  7. Time to Sell These Stocks With Double Tops (G, NCR)

    These stocks have completed a topping pattern, indicating their run higher may be over.
  8. 3 Single Digit Darlings Flying High (LEDS, HMNY)

    Single digit momentum plays can yield fabulous profits, but aggressive risk management is needed to avoid financial games ...
  9. Bank of America Levels to Watch After Earnings (BAC, JPM)

    Bank of America could make incremental technical progress after a strong earnings report while a weak confessional is unlikely ...
  10. How to Trade These Top Performing Sector ETFs (XLU, XLE)

    With the S&P 500 at all-time highs, lots of sectors are performing well. But these are the best-performing sectors.
  11. 3 Underfollowed ETFs to Watch (VEU, BSV)

    Long-term traders are using technical analysis to identify buying opportunities in underfollowed ETFs. We'll take a closer ...
  12. Fours Stocks Breaking Out to the Upside (IBN, WDC)

    These stocks are breaking through chart pattern resistance, signaling another move to the upside.
  13. The Uptrend in Commodities Is Just Getting Started (ABX, AA)

    Despite the run in commodities so far in 2016, the long-term chart patterns are suggesting that this could only be the beginning.
  14. Crude Oil Overbought at Mid-Year (USO, XLE)

    Crude oil could consolidate its enormous gains into the fourth quarter while U.S. energy funds join the broad market at new ...
  15. Long-term Upside Breakouts Close at Hand (AMGN, ARMK)

    These three stocks are approaching major highs and resistance, and a breakout could mean another strong advance to the upside.
  16. Costco Headed for Test of Bull Market High (COST, WMT)

    Thursday's bullish price action could eventually yield a breakout to an all-time high and strong trend advance.
  17. U.S. Airlines Enter Bear Markets (UAL, AAL)

    U.S. airline carriers with international exposure could offer excellent short sales after oversold technical readings work ...
  18. 3 Ways to Add Dividends to Your Portfolio (VYM, HDV)

    Heightened volatility has led many investors to search for quality dividend-paying investments. In this article, we'll take ...
  19. 3 Stocks Breaking Higher (ALL, FE)

    These three stocks are breaking through resistance, signaling another advance to the upside.
  20. How to Trade the Breakout in Silver (SLV, EXK)

    Many traders are turning to the silver market given the strong surge in momentum. While all eyes are on the underlying commodity ...
  21. Stocks to Buy Along Trendline Support (ABBV, MXL)

    These stocks are near or approaching trendline support, which is often a favorable time to buy.
  22. Biotech Bottom Calls After Big Bounce (IBB, XBI)

    Biotech funds have bounced sharply after testing downtrend lows, setting off a wave of bottom calls.
  23. Time Running Out For Microsoft Bulls (MSFT)

    Six tests at October 2015 breakout support have failed to attract buying interest, raising odds for a breakdown that ends ...
  24. ETFs with Major Breakout Potential (ASHR, IEMG)

    These ETFs are moving in price patterns, that when broken, could set up big trending moves.
  25. Apple And Netflix Back In Bear Market Territory (AAPL, NFLX)

    Apple and Netflix have sold off after Brexit and are testing support levels that, if broken, will signal the start of active ...
  26. British Petroleum Caught In Brexit's Maelstrom (BP, XOM)

    British Petroleum now faces its biggest economic challenge since the Deep Horizon Gulf Coast oil spill in 2010
  27. Buy or Sell the Biggest Brexit Losers (BCS, SAN)

    A "yes" Brexit vote hammered some stocks down more than 13% on June 24. Now it is time to decide if that presents a buying ...
  28. Gold Bulls In Control After Brexit (GLD, PHYS)

    Gold funds lifted to the top of 4 month rising channels on Friday and should break out into healthy trend advances.
  29. McDonalds Headed Into Long-term Sell Cycle (MCD)

    McDonald's led the broad market in the first quarter but has now entered a long-term sell cycle that could yield a trip to ...
  30. Big Biotech Set to Bounce Off Deep Lows (GILD, CELG)

    Relative strength indicators in the biotech sector have hit their deepest oversold readings since 2008, predicting a strong ...
  31. These ETFs are Setting Up for Bullish Moves (XLV, AMLP)

    Recent strength puts these ETFs in uptrends, with further upside likely to come.
  32. 3 UK Stocks to Play After Brexit (ARMH, CNHI)

    These UK companies have carved well-defined price patterns that may support long entries or short sales after the Brexit ...
  33. These Stocks are Setting up for More Upside (PHM, CTSH)

    With the former downtrends having likely converted to uptrends, these stocks are poised for more upside.
  34. Coffee Rally Spells Trouble for Starbucks (SBUX, JO)

    Starbucks could head lower in the third quarter, in reaction to a coffee breakout and new uptrend.
  35. Active Traders Turn Bullish on Silver (SLW, SLV)

    The charts of silver assets suggest that prices are headed higher. How are you trading the move?
  36. 3 S&P500 Stocks Flashing Strong Volume Signals (VZ, WFC)

    These S&P 500 components have generated On Balance Volume (OBV) divergences that could impact recent trends.
  37. eBay Vs. Paypal: Which Is a Better Buy? (EBAY, PYPL)

    Accumulation/distribution readings have moved in opposite directions since the July 2015 spin-off of Paypal by parent eBay.
  38. Facebook Headed Lower After Failed Breakout (FB, TWTR)

    Facebook could head much lower after failing the April breakout with a Monday's gap through 116.
  39. Watch These Global Market ETFs for Big Breakouts (EWZ, PIN)

    These four global market ETFs are all heading toward breakouts right now. Here's what to watch for, and where these ETFs ...
  40. Twitter Set to Reward Long-Suffering Shareholders (TWTR, MSFT)

    Twitter's positive price action this week is likely to signal a long-term bottom.
  41. Oversold Stocks in Uptrends (PGR, VNTV)

    These stocks are in uptrends, but recent pullbacks have put them into oversold territory on the RSI. Watch for a pop higher.
  42. Commodity Traders Gearing Up for a Long-term Move Higher (JO, DBC)

    Based on the charts discussed in this article, commodities could be readying for a long-term move higher.
  43. MACD Bearish Crossover in Downtrending Stocks (NWSA, URBN)

    The MACD is a popular moving average based indicator, and it is signaling the downtrend will continue in these stocks.
  44. Apple Rally Failing to Attract Strong Hands (AAPL)

    It will take significant buying power to lift Apple above strong resistance at 105 and 110.
  45. 3 Short Sales in the S&P 500 (AXP, KMX)

    The S&P 500 is testing the bull market high but many components have lagged badly, stuck in downtrends below their 2 ...
  46. Breakout Stocks on the Radar (GILD, MMM)

    If these stocks break above short-term resistance they have room to run.
  47. Starbucks Not Attracting Strong-Handed Buyers (SBUX)

    Starbucks has failed to attract healthy buying interest since the recovery wave started in February
  48. Base Metals Running Into Resistance (JJC, DBB)

    Based on the charts of these 3 ETFs, it could be a good time to avoid base metals.
  49. International Investors Will Want to Look at These 3 ETFs (AND, AFK, ASEA)

    The charts of these three ETFs suggest that global markets could be gearing up for a move higher.
  50. 2 Lesser-known Oil Services Plays (OIH, HP)

    These lesser known oil services stocks have risen above their 200-day EMAs and are currently basing at support.
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