Chart Advisor Articles

  1. 5 Charts That Suggest Gold Stocks Are Headed Lower

    April 9, 2015
    The spot price of gold has been trading within a consistent downtrend.
  2. ChartAdvisor for April 3 2015

    April 3, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  3. Consolidation Breakout? See These 4 Stocks

    April 3, 2015
    Watch for breakouts from these tightly-wound stocks to signal bigger moves.
  4. 'Financial'-minded Active Traders Eyeing This ETF

    April 3, 2015
    Despite the rocky close to the first quarter, active traders are turning their attention to the financial sector and the XLF ETF.
  5. 3 Basic Material Stocks Poised For A Pop

    April 2, 2015
    After large market swings such as the one seen on March 30, 2015, it is not surprising to see traders become more tolerant towards taking on ...
  6. Consider Buying These Uptrending Stocks

    April 1, 2015
    Recent pullbacks in these uptrending stocks present an opportunity to get long for another possible rally.
  7. ChartAdvisor for March 27 2015

    March 27, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  8. Is Now the Time to Invest in North America?

    March 27, 2015
    Bullish chart patterns across the North American markets suggest that now might actually be a wise time to allocate closer to home.
  9. These Oil Service Stocks Are Ready For A Move Higher (OIH, SLB)

    March 26, 2015
    In the oil services sector, active traders have been trying hard to establish a floor and the double bottom pattern that is appearing on the ...
  10. These ETFs are Breaking Out of Chart Patterns Now

    March 25, 2015
    Three buys and one sell; here are four ETFs breaking out of chart patterns right now.
  11. Profit From the Range in These Stocks and ETFs

    March 25, 2015
    These four stocks just bounced off range support, offering profit potential to the upside.
  12. ChartAdvisor for March 20 2015

    March 20, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  13. Why Now is the Time for Food and Beverage Stocks

    March 20, 2015
    As volatility rears its ugly head, it's natural to investigate stable sectors such as food and beverages. Here's an appropriately-named ETF to ...
  14. Watch Out Below For Falling Lumber Prices

    March 19, 2015
    A drop in the spot price of lumber shows that the bears have pushed the price below two significant levels of support.
  15. 4 Big Stock Gainers: Hold or Sell?

    March 18, 2015
    These four stocks saw big moves higher on March 17. Is it time to take profits or hold out for more. Here's what the charts say.
  16. Why You Should Buy These Uptrending Stocks

    March 16, 2015
    These four uptrending stocks currently exhibiting a buy signal after a pullback. Is this the time to buy?
  17. Trade Value Stocks With These 3 ETFs

    March 13, 2015
    Given the rise in exchange traded funds over the past several years, there are several interesting value stock ETFs for traders to choose from.
  18. Stocks and ETFs to Trade this Week (EWH, ACWX)

    March 12, 2015
    Here are stocks which offering value (whether going short or long) relative to recent price action or are poised for a breakout.
  19. 3 Mid Cap Oil And Gas Stocks To Watch

    March 12, 2015
    As the bull market celebrates its six-year anniversary, it's not easy to find companies that are flying below the radar of most active traders.
  20. Stocks Getting Hit Hard at Resistance

    March 11, 2015
    Time to take profits in these stocks, which are selling off after hitting resistance.
  21. Traders Look To Dividend Funds (VIG)

    March 6, 2015
    When uncertainty creeps into the mind of an active trader it is not uncommon for this type of person to turn toward the safety of dividends.
  22. It Might Not Be The Time To Buy Into Steel and Iron (RS, STLD)

    March 5, 2015
    This past week, commodity traders turned their attention toward stocks in the steel and iron sector, but based on the charts it may be too early ...
  23. 4 Bullish Flag Patterns You Should Trade Now

    March 4, 2015
    Here are four stocks with flag patterns, highlighting the various ways to trade this chart pattern.
  24. Why You Must Watch These Currency ETF Trade Levels

    March 2, 2015
    Major currencies have been pushed lower on U.S. dollar strength. Here are trade setups for if the trend continues, or reverses.
  25. Trade Healthcare Providers with this ETF

    February 27, 2015
    In good times and bad times one of the best sectors for retail investors to look into is the healthcare providers. Here's an ETF to consider.
  26. Commodity Traders Are Using Momentum To Profit From These Stocks

    February 26, 2015
    Active traders are drawn to momentum strategies. These momentum winners of 2015 are worth a trader's second look.
  27. Why This Real Estate ETF Should Be on Your Radar

    February 20, 2015
    At current levels, real estate should be near the top of the list for most traders. Here's one ETF of REITs to pay particular attention to.
  28. Are These 3 Agriculture Stocks Headed Higher?

    February 19, 2015
    Strong momentum across the agriculture sector is causing many traders to take a closer look at farming chemicals via the PAGG ETF.
  29. This Low-Volatility ETF Deserves Your Attention

    February 13, 2015
    When uncertainty enters the market, investors seek out safety. Instead of blue chips, stable currencies, precious metals or bonds, consider this ...
  30. Falling Copper Prices Will Drag These 2 Stocks Lower

    February 12, 2015
    With copper trading near six year lows, many traders are starting to wonder whether the bottom and whether a reversal could be in the cards over ...
  31. Top Consumer Discretionary Stocks to Watch

    February 11, 2015
    Consumer discretionary stocks have been among the top performers since 2010, and there are still good trading opportunities.
  32. Watch These Trending Resort and Casino Stocks

    February 9, 2015
    Watch for breaks — higher or lower — in the these Resort and Casino stocks.
  33. Use This ETF to Trade Apple (AAPL)

    February 6, 2015
    Volume is a good indicator of money flow, and when paired with volatility, can lead to profitable trades. This ETF follows such a pattern.
  34. 4 Stocks to Play Oil's Bounce

    February 5, 2015
    Here are four stocks in the rebounding oil & gas drilling and exploration industry that you should get while they're hot.
  35. Now Is The Time To Trade Industrial Metals

    February 5, 2015
    Traders are turning their attention to large-cap industrial metals companies because a rebound in the global markets will likely send share prices ...
  36. Use These Two ETFs To Profit From A Reversal In Gold

    January 29, 2015
    Traders recently have been setting their sights on gold. Buying the metal would have translated into a nearly 10% in only a few short weeks, ...
  37. Four Stock Market Swing Trade Ideas

    January 26, 2015
    These four stocks are bouncing off support/resistance, or ready to break though, providing swing trading opportunities.
  38. Use This ETF To Trade The Swiss Franc

    January 23, 2015
    Traders were stunned last week when the Swiss National Bank removed the currency peg that tied the value of the Swiss franc to the euro.
  39. Trading Opportunities on Short-Term Pullbacks

    January 20, 2015
    Short-term pullbacks provide opportunities to enter trades in the longer-term trend direction.
  40. Commodities Are Pulling Chile And Brazil Lower

    January 16, 2015
    Strategic investors should not only keep an eye on charts of falling commodity prices, but they should also watch the impact falling commodities ...
  41. As Oil Prices Drop, Traders Look To Lumber

    January 14, 2015
    While much attention is being given to declining energy prices, it may prove strategic for active traders to shift their focus to sectors like ...
  42. Is It Time to Buy Or Sell These Trending Stocks?

    January 12, 2015
    These four stock are providing trade signals right now, based on their respective up or down trends.
  43. Trade A Surging U.S. Dollar With These 3 ETFs

    January 9, 2015
    With ETFs it's now possible for the average trader to gain exposure to lucrative currency movements. Here are a few options to consider.
  44. Short-Term Silver Bottom? Mining Stocks Think So

    January 8, 2015
    Breakouts to the upside in a number of silver mining stocks could foretell a break higher in silver itself.
  45. Trade A Bounce In Oil With These 2 Stocks

    January 8, 2015
    There is little question that extremely strong long-term downtrends dominate the chart of energy-related assets. However, many active traders ...
  46. Strategy Based ETFs to Consider in 2015

    January 7, 2015
    Let ETF managers do the work for you. These ETFs replicate investment strategies, indexes and funds attempting to outperform performance benchmarks.
  47. Profit from Consumer Spending with this ETF (VCR)

    December 19, 2014
    As Americans finish purchasing the last of their holiday gifts, the consumer discretionary sector will continue to be one of the primary beneficiaries.
  48. Commodities Set Up For A Continued Move Lower

    December 11, 2014
    Commodities have been suffering since late summer, and unfortunately for the bulls it doesn’t appear that the situation is about to change anytime ...
  49. Semiconductor Stocks Are Rallying—But When To Buy?

    December 4, 2014
    These semiconductor stocks recently broke out; is this a good buying opportunity?
  50. Invest In Leisure & Entertainment For 2015

    December 4, 2014
    The leisure and entertainment industries are showing strong upward trends as seen in the Powershares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment ETF.
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