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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Sectors and Stocks To Watch This Week

    September 30, 2013
    Sector ETFs and stocks to watch in the upcoming week.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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. ...
  12. 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.
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Market Summary for August 9, 2013

    August 9, 2013
    The major U.S. indices extended their move lower this week, albeit at a slower pace than last week’s declines...
  21. Trend Channel Bounce Trades

    August 7, 2013
    These stocks are in strong upward trend channels, but are currently trading near the lower support line. If the channel holds, there is potential ...
  22. Market Summary for Week Ending August 2, 2013

    August 6, 2013
    The major U.S. indices had another record-breaking week last week, driven to new highs by stronger-than-expected earnings by many blue chip names. ...
  23. Head and Shoulder Patterns Near Breakout Levels

    July 31, 2013
    These stocks have formed classic head and shoulder patterns, and are near the breakout point. The pattern provides a profit target as well a ...
  24. Market Summary for July 26 2013

    July 26, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved largely lower this week, with technical indicators suggesting that declines will continue next week, or at least ...
  25. Hottest Stocks in the Basic Materials Sector

    July 24, 2013
    A look at the four hottest North American large cap stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  26. Market Summary for July 19 2013

    July 19, 2013
    The major U.S. indices were largely mixed this week, with many of them remaining overbought, according to RSI indicators.
  27. Forex Majors - ETF Outlook

    July 17, 2013
    A technical outlook of the Yen, Euro, Pound and Canadian Dollar ETFs.
  28. Market Summary For July 12 2013

    July 12, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved larger higher this week, but traders should take note of the largely overbought RSI readings that suggest a pullback ...
  29. What's In Store For These Stocks With Unusually High Volume?

    July 10, 2013
    For these four stocks with recent usually high volume, the overall technical picture will be used to help gauge in which direction the next tradable ...
  30. Market Summary, July 8 - July 12

    July 8, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved higher last week, with many of them experiencing a bullish crossover in the MACD with only modest RSI readings. ...
  31. Stocks With Multiple Tops: Breaking Higher or Lower?

    July 4, 2013
    These four stocks have bumped up against a resistance level multiple times, but haven't broken out. Like a wound up spring, eventually these ...
  32. Market Summary For June 28, 2013

    June 28, 2013
    Weekly Market Summary of the Major U.S. Indices
  33. Triangle Patterns Near The BreakPoint

    June 26, 2013
    Here are four stocks near a breakout point. Triangles are a consolidation pattern, where the price coils like a spring. When a breakout occurs, ...
  34. Market Summary For June 21, 2013

    June 21, 2013
    Check out our weekly summary of the major U.S. indices, with a little hint of technical analysis.
  35. Relative Strength: The Strongest Large-Cap Stocks

    June 19, 2013
    With indexes near all-time highs, lots of stocks are looking good, but here are the best of the best. These large-cap stocks are showing relative ...
  36. Market Summary For June 14, 2013

    June 14, 2013
    The major U.S. indices had mixed performance this week, after a turbulent start ended largely on positive note.
  37. Low Expense Top Performing ETFs

    June 12, 2013
    A technical look at the four ETFs that rank highest for five-year performance, lowest expense ratio and total net assets.
  38. Market Summary For June 7, 2013

    June 7, 2013
    The major U.S. indices were mixed this week as modest improvements in employment numbers struggled to offset stagnant wages and a slightly higher ...
  39. Stocks With Bullish MACD Crossovers

    June 5, 2013
    One of the most popular trading indicators is the MACD, and right now it's flashing a bullish signal in these four stocks.
  40. The Top Trade Setups In Tech

    May 29, 2013
    Check out these trade setups in four technology stocks to take advantage of strong market conditions, while still controlling risk.
  41. Market Summary for May 24 2013

    May 24, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved lower this week, ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend. After reaching all-time highs last week, many traders attributed ...
  42. Strong Volume Gainers, Can It Continue?

    May 22, 2013
    Volume is one of those indicators that gets overlooked, likely because it's shown by default on almost every chart, making it a little dull. ...
  43. Parabolic SAR Buy Signals

    May 15, 2013
    The Parabolic SAR indicator is flashing "buy" in these four diverse stocks. Not simply relying on one indicator though, I take a look at the ...
  44. Buying The Upward Trend Channel Bounce

    May 8, 2013
    Find out how to set up the trades for four stocks that are moving higher within well-defined trend channels.
  45. Market Summary for May 3 2013

    May 3, 2013
    The U.S. stock market extended its rally higher this week, led by technology stocks and lagged by small-cap stocks. Traders should be watching ...
  46. Specific Stocks "Hammering" Out a Bottom

    May 1, 2013
    A Hammer candlestick pattern can signify a turn-around in a stock, marking the shift from a downtrend to an uptrend. Here's how to indentify ...
  47. Waiting For A Triangle Breakout

    April 24, 2013
    Triangles are a chart pattern that occur fairly frequently and often provide a great reward-to-risk ratio. These four stocks have well defined ...
  48. April 19 2013 Market Summary

    April 19, 2013
    The U.S. markets moved sharply lower this week led by small-cap and technology stocks, with large caps performing considerably better on the ...
  49. Strategy for Trading High Flying Healthcare Stocks

    April 17, 2013
    Over the past week, month and three months, the healthcare sector has been the top performer.
  50. April 12 2013 Market Summary

    April 12, 2013
    The U.S. markets moved higher this week amid renewed optimism surrounding the economy and job market. The global markets also moved higher on ...
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