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  1. Top Sector ETFs Over The Last Month

    September 12, 2012
    These sectors have been the market leaders over the last month, and their respective ETFs have benefited.
  2. Bearish MACD Crossovers With A Positive Twist

    September 5, 2012
    These stocks are exhibiting bearish crossovers in their MACD readings, indicating potential short-term weakness, but also longer-term buying ...
  3. Rising Wedges Meeting Resistance

    August 29, 2012
    These four stocks have been moving higher within a rising wedge, but recent struggles indicate a topping process may be in place.
  4. Commodity ETFs And Chart Patterns

    August 22, 2012
    The varying chart patterns within these ETFs, as well as the assortment of commodities the ETFs represent, present a wide range of trade possibilities ...
  5. August 10, 2012 Market Summary

    August 10, 2012
    Stock market index ETFs were flat to slightly higher this week. Volume was near the lowest levels seen in the last year though, but close proximity ...
  6. Uptrends Within Uptrends

    August 8, 2012
    Short-term and long-term, these stocks are moving higher. The trendlines created by short and long-term trends provide price targets, entry points ...
  7. August 3, 2012 Market Summary

    August 3, 2012
    Friday, August 3 proved to be a strong day once again for the major index ETFs. Signals are mixed though on different time frames - with certain ...
  8. Significant Marubozu Candlesticks

    August 1, 2012
    This candlestick pattern can signal a big move, especially if it occurs in the right context. With the context right and pattern present, some ...
  9. Double Top Trade Candidates

    July 25, 2012
    These stocks are nearing the double top breakout point, which could send them much lower if the level is broken.
  10. Healthcare Stocks Continuing To Outperform

    July 18, 2012
    These healthcare stocks are still on fire, with potentially more upside left. But is that actually bad for the stock market?
  11. Gold ETFs Are Nearing A Breakout Point

    July 13, 2012
    Gold-related ETFs are all heading toward support, and a downside breakout could mean a big drop in the price of gold or gold miner stocks. But ...
  12. Rising Trend Channel Breakouts - Acceleration Or Top?

    July 4, 2012
    These stocks have been within rising trend channels, but recently have broken the trend channel to the upside. Such a breakout usually signals ...
  13. Stocks That Are Breaking Out of a Range

    June 27, 2012
    These stocks have been in a trading range recently, and have already broken out or are very close to it. One of the most recognizable chart patterns ...
  14. 4 Stocks With Potential Double Tops

    June 26, 2012
    These stocks represent potential double tops. If the signal that confirms the chart pattern materializes, look for these stocks to move lower, ...
  15. Inverse ETFs To Own If The Market Tanks

    June 26, 2012
    By buying an inverse ETF, you can protect yourself and/or profit from a decline in the major indexes. With the S&P 500 SPDR having already ...
  16. June 22, 2012 Market Summary

    June 22, 2012
    The S&P 500 SPDR ETF fell 2.2% on Thursday, and with similar declines in the other indexes, bearish chart patterns emerged. While this pattern ...
  17. Descending Wedges About to Snap

    June 22, 2012
    When a wedge breaks, it usually breaks out in the opposite direction of the wedge and signals a change in direction. These stocks have been moving ...
  18. Stocks On Fire As The Market Bounces

    June 20, 2012
    Over the last month, these stocks have been moving aggressively higher, putting in double-digit returns. But can it continue?
  19. June 8, 2012 Market Summary

    June 8, 2012
    The major index ETFs managed to recoup some losses this week, yet still remain within a short-term downtrend. While this week's action was mostly ...
  20. Gold Stocks Pushing At Trend Channel Resistance

    June 6, 2012
    Gold and gold-related stocks have been pushing higher, but are now approaching resistance. How these gold stock react around resistance can not ...
  21. May 25, 2012 Market Summary

    May 25, 2012
    Stock stabilized this week, but after an early week rally, the market failed to make further headway.
  22. 4 Stocks Holding Support And Showing Strength

    May 16, 2012
    A contingent of large ($10B+) capitalization stocks still remain above March and April support levels. This is called relative strength, as these ...
  23. Service Stocks Continue To Flourish In A Rising Market

    May 2, 2012
    The Services sector has been one of the top performing sectors of the year and with continued strength in the market these four stocks look poised ...
  24. Technology Stocks That Are Breaking Out

    April 25, 2012
    Technology has been on a tear this year with the Nasdaq 100 up more than 13% YTD, yet over the last week technology has struggled relative to ...
  25. Stocks In Strong Rising Trend Channels

    April 18, 2012
    These four stocks are all moving higher within strong trend channels, presenting risk-controlled trades with further upside potential.
  26. Triangle Chart Patterns Set To Break Out?

    April 4, 2012
    Over the last several weeks many stocks have been developing triangle patterns, often considered a continuation pattern. Is another a break higher ...
  27. Negative Publicity Isn't Hurting Goldman Sachs

    March 30, 2012
    Financials are one of the top performing sectors of the year and are continuing to do well even in light of the negative Goldman Sachs publicity.
  28. Get Exposure And Diversification With A Currency ETF

    March 28, 2012
    The euro, British pound, Swiss franc and Japanese yen - all major currencies along with the U.S. dollar - have currency ETFs, some more heavily ...
  29. Insider Selling Signals Little Upside Left In Some Stocks

    March 27, 2012
    While the apparel space is doing well this year, DSW and several others in the industry have been showing signs of weakness, such as an insider ...
  30. 4 Relatively Strong Stocks with Volume Increases

    March 21, 2012
    As the market moved down slightly on Tuesday these stocks popped higher on double (or more) the typical volume of the respective stock. For some ...
  31. March 9, 2012 Market Summary

    March 9, 2012
    After a shaky start to the week and the biggest single day drop so far this year on March 6, markets recovered the rest of the week. Markets ...
  32. March 2, 2012 Market Summary

    March 2, 2012
    A look back over the past week, and what lies ahead for the stock market.
  33. February 24, 2012 Market Summary

    February 24, 2012
    A look back over the past week, and what lies ahead for the stock market.
  34. Can These Top Performing Tech Stocks Keep It Up?

    February 22, 2012
    These tech stocks have been performing very well over the last month and year to date.
  35. Top Stocks In The Top Sector Of 2012

    February 8, 2012
    A look at the hottest sectors of 2012 and the stocks leading the charge.
  36. February 3, 2012 Market Summary

    February 3, 2012
    Markets are moving higher this week and there's room to go a lot higher.
  37. January 27, 2012 Market Summary

    January 27, 2012
    While the indexes generally closed near unchanged, there was plenty of movement mid-week.
  38. Oil Service Stocks Perking Up

    January 25, 2012
    The oil service stocks are threatening to breakout after consolidating for months.
  39. January 20, 2012 Market Summary

    January 23, 2012
    The markets extend their gains.
  40. Bullish Engulfing Candle In An Uptrend

    January 17, 2012
    These four stocks are in uptrends that recently had a bullish engulfing candlestick pattern.
  41. 4 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    January 16, 2012
    Stocks with an RSI reading over 80
  42. Stocks With Triangle Chart Pattern Set-ups

    January 12, 2012
    Stocks ready to breakout from triangle patterns
  43. Stocks With Hammer Candlestick Patterns

    January 9, 2012
    These four stocks may have reached their bottoms.
  44. January 6, 2011 Market Summary

    January 9, 2012
    The first week of 2012 is in the books.
  45. 4 Stocks Near A Breakout

    January 5, 2012
    These stocks are poised for a breakout with market cooperation.
  46. Watch Out For Shooting Stars

    January 4, 2012
    After reversing 2012's strong start, many stocks ended the day with shooting star patterns.
  47. Lower Volatility Stocks Moving In The Right Direction

    January 3, 2012
    These stocks are slow moving, but they are moving higher.
  48. Can The Big Gains Continue Into 2012?

    January 3, 2012
    Learn the opportunities and risks that await some top performers in 2012.
  49. Indian Stocks Stuck In Reverse

    December 29, 2011
    India-based stocks have been decimated and show no signs of reversing.
  50. How The Mega-Tech Stocks Set-Up For 2012

    December 28, 2011
    Learn how big tech companies like AAPL and GOOG are starting off the New Year.
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