Chart Advisor Articles

  1. Trading Opportunities on Short-Term Pullbacks

    January 20, 2015
    Short-term pullbacks provide opportunities to enter trades in the longer-term trend direction.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 ...
  11. Semiconductor Stocks Are Rallying—But When To Buy?

    December 4, 2014
    These semiconductor stocks recently broke out; is this a good buying opportunity?
  12. 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.
  13. OPEC's Decision Sends Oil Stocks Lower

    December 3, 2014
    OPEC’s decision to keep oil production on cruise control has led to declining prices. Here's a look at 3 oil stocks that have followed suit.
  14. A Total Stock Market ETF For Any Portfolio

    November 28, 2014
    Utilizing index funds and ETFs, such as Vanguard's VTI, is one of the best ways for the average investor to track the broad markets and minimize ...
  15. Is This ETF the Best Way to Trade Corn?

    November 27, 2014
    With corn down some 60% since its 2012 high, a recent bounce higher was welcome. But several key resistance levels are suggesting a continued ...
  16. The Best Way Into Big Pharma? See This ETF (IHE)

    November 21, 2014
    Pharma investing isn't for everyone, but sector-specific ETFs, such as the iShares Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF (IHE), are changing the ...
  17. Is It A Breakout? See The Point-And-Figure Chart

    November 18, 2014
    These stocks have broken out of a triple top formation using point-and-figure charting, a bullish sign.
  18. A Multi-Asset Income ETF For Defensive Investors

    November 14, 2014
    In light of market volatility and worries that stocks are overbought, one product worth noting is the Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF.
  19. How To Trade Rising Livestock Prices

    November 13, 2014
    Given selling pressure across the commodities markets, defensive investors will likely continue look to areas of strength such as livestock. ...
  20. Gold's Next Move Is Lower

    November 6, 2014
    Bearish traders have started shorting gold now that is has fallen below $1,180. Where does gold go from here?
  21. The Best- and Worst-Performing Healthcare Stocks

    November 3, 2014
    Here are the best- and worst-performing stocks YTD in the healthcare sector with at least $2B in market cap and over 1 million in average volume. ...
  22. Trend Following Tips for ETF Investors

    October 29, 2014
    The return of volatility has renewed interest in active management strategies. One such method uses historical trends as guideposts for trading ...
  23. Forget About Falling Oil, Look Into These 5 MLPs

    October 29, 2014
    Investors are using the recent decline in energy prices to focus their attention on investments related to storage and transportation.
  24. Coffee Continues To Shine In The Commodities Market

    October 28, 2014
    The coffee market has seen recent selling pressure that has sent the spot price of coffee futures toward key support levels.
  25. ChartAdvsor for October 24, 2014

    October 24, 2014
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  26. The ADX Shows Strong Uptrends In These 4 Stocks

    October 23, 2014
    The ADX shows trend direction as well as the strength of the trend. Right now, it's signaling strong trends in these four stocks.
  27. Falling Prices Are Dragging These Gold Stocks Down

    October 23, 2014
    There have been few commodities that have escaped the wrath of downward momentum over the past several months. Gold has been no exception.
  28. Invest In Dividend Aristocrats With This ETF

    October 21, 2014
    When volatility and uncertainty take over it pays to be strategic when looking for returns. That's why investors should watch the Dividend Aristocrats.
  29. Oil, Oil Stocks: What The Charts Are Saying

    October 16, 2014
    Oil prices have been under pressure over the past several weeks triggered by a move below key long-term levels of support.
  30. Trade Market Volatility With These ETFs

    October 15, 2014
    Volatility tends to scare buy-and-hold investors, but there are ETFs designed to profit from it. Here's a look.
  31. Correction-wary? Consider These Dividend Stocks

    October 14, 2014
    Feeling uncertain about the market? Consider hedging your bets with these dividend stocks and their attractive yields.
  32. Feeling Total Return-Totaled? Try This REIT ETF

    October 10, 2014
    In the current real estate environment many investors are starting to look for income as well as growth. This ETF is worth a look.
  33. 4 Stocks With Bullish MACD Crossovers

    October 7, 2014
    These four stocks recently created a bullish MACD crossover, signaling the potential end of the pullback and the start of the next up-trending ...
  34. Be Like Buffett By Buying Financials With This ETF

    October 3, 2014
    Given the strong outlook for the sector, traders have been turning their attention to the Financials Select Sector SPDR ETF and other key players.
  35. Upside Breakout Coming? Examine The Chart Patterns

    October 1, 2014
    These four stocks are trending higher and present possible near-term entry points based on chart patterns.
  36. Silver Stocks On The Move Lower

    September 25, 2014
    A recent move below a significant level of support may suggest that silver's downward momentum may continue over the coming weeks.
  37. Invest In Telecommunications With This ETF

    September 19, 2014
    Rather than investing in handset makers (and the whims of the consumer), have a look at telecoms themselves with the help of this broad ETF.
  38. The Lumber Market Is Starting To Show Cracks

    September 18, 2014
    Lumber prices have risen in step with strong housing data over the past year, but signs of weakness are starting to show on the charts.
  39. 4 Hot Financial Sector Stocks

    September 17, 2014
    The financial sector has been a top performer of late. Here are four hot financial stocks that are helping propel it.
  40. These 4 Airlines Are Near Key Technical Levels

    September 15, 2014
    Price levels to watch for Delta, American, United and Spirit Airlines.
  41. Make Fashion A Part Of Your Portfolio

    September 12, 2014
    Just as clothing manufacturers and retailers try to strike it rich with the latest trend, traders are sifting through the stock charts to find ...
  42. Four Ways To Trade Silver Near Support

    September 10, 2014
    Four ways to trade silver using ETFs or stocks as it approaches a major support region.
  43. Investing In Biotech: Is It Worth The Risk?

    September 5, 2014
    Investors shunned biotech after a weak start in 2014. Now that a comeback is in the works, should they reconsider?
  44. How To Trade Rising Beef Prices

    September 4, 2014
    After a lull in early August, beef prices are set to rise again. Here's advice on how to place some bullish bets.
  45. Invest In Large-Cap Value Stocks With This ETF

    August 29, 2014
    What's the best ETF for investing in large-cap value stocks? Read on...
  46. 4 Currency ETFs To Watch Right Now

    August 28, 2014
    The U.S. dollar is breaking out and that means a number of currency ETFs are seeing significant moves right now.
  47. Trading Opportunities Abound In The Coffee Market

    August 28, 2014
    With a 62.8% rise YTD, coffee prices continue to astound commodity traders. But what's an investor's best bet to avoid getting burnt?
  48. Add Some Sin To Your Portfolio With This ETF

    August 22, 2014
    There are thousands of ETFs on the market but none dedicated to sin stocks. Here's a look at a few alternatives to consider.
  49. Oil Chart Suggests That Now Is The Time To Invest

    August 19, 2014
    Undulating oil prices can make anyone’s head spin. That's why it can pay to take a step back and look at long-term weekly charts for clues.
  50. 4 Large-Cap Healthcare Stocks To Watch

    August 18, 2014
    Healthcare continues to a be a hot sector. Here are four pharma stocks to keep an eye on for entry points.
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