Chart Advisor Articles

  1. Small Caps Are Headed For A Pullback (IWM, VSS)

    April 13, 2016
    The charts of the ETFs that track small-cap stocks look poised for a drop.
  2. Sentiment has Shifted in Oil and Gas Stocks (PBR, SE)

    April 13, 2016
    Quite a few oil and gas stocks have shifted from downtrends to uptrends. Here are a few of them.
  3. 3 Nasdaq-100 Laggards to Sell Short (AKAM, DISH)

    April 12, 2016
    Three Nasdaq-100 tech sector laggards may offer profitable short sales in the weeks ahead.
  4. Now Is Not the Time to Trade a Bounce in Coal (KOL, TONS)

    April 12, 2016
    These coal-related exchange traded products are trading near the resistance of their long-term moving averages.
  5. BHP Billiton Could Enter a New Uptrend (BHP)

    April 12, 2016
    The world's largest mining co has rallied to a two-year trendline and could break out in coming months.
  6. Alphabet Could Break Trading Range After Earnings (GOOGL, GOOG)

    April 11, 2016
    Alphabet's long holding pattern may come to an end on April 21st, when it releases first quarter earnings results.
  7. 3 Oil Explorers Showing Exceptional Strength (PTEN, PE)

    April 11, 2016
    These three exploration companies are attracting substantial buying interest, despite crude oil’s long demise.
  8. Stocks with Breakout Potential (MDT, SLM)

    April 11, 2016
    Stocks are moving within narrowing price bands and are poised for a breakout.
  9. Deconstructing Two Notorious Story Stocks (VRX, CMG)

    April 8, 2016
    Valeant and Chipotle are once-respected brands that have been undermined by scandals, but traders aren't complaining.
  10. Costco May Be Topping Out (COST, WMT)

    April 8, 2016
    A series of technical red flags raise odds the long Costco uptrend is coming to an end.
  11. ChartAdvisor for April 8, 2016 (SPY, DIA)

    April 8, 2016
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  12. Opportunities in Sin Stocks (STZ, SWHC)

    April 7, 2016
    These three sin stocks act and react according to their own unique mechanics, often trading against broad averages.
  13. The Outlook For These Hot Sector ETFs (XLP, XLU)

    April 7, 2016
    These three sector ETFs are currently strong. Here's the outlook for whether they will stay that way.
  14. Russell-2000 Could Decide Fate Of Broad Market (IWM)

    April 7, 2016
    The Russell-2000 has failed to keep pace with large-cap indices and could drag the broad market to lower ground.
  15. Take Advantage of Biotech's Bear Market Bounce (IBB, CELG)

    April 6, 2016
    The biotech sector is waking up after a long slumber and could move higher in coming weeks.
  16. Adobe Systems Well Positioned For All-time Highs (ADBE, AAPL)

    April 6, 2016
    Adobe Systems may offer a buying opportunity in the upper 80s, ahead of a strong rally into triple digits.
  17. A Mixed Bag for Social Media Stocks (FB, LNKD)

    April 6, 2016
    Potential stocks trades and outlook for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  18. 3 ETFs to Watch (XLF, IEV)

    April 6, 2016
    News headlines in recent months have put these charts into the spotlight. Based on the patterns, it appears the next move is lower.
  19. 3 Short Sales With S&P 500 Laggards (MU, MS)

    April 5, 2016
    S&P 500 components that failed to participate in the 2-month rally should offer profitable short sales in coming weeks.
  20. Silver Trying to Carve a Historic Bottom (SLV)

    April 5, 2016
    Positive silver fund volume action since 2014 could generate a tailwind for a new uptrend.
  21. Lumber Prices Are Gearing Up for a Pullback (CUT, WY)

    April 5, 2016
    Based on the charts of these lumber-related assets, a move lower could be next.
  22. Southwestern Energy Still Broken After Bounce (SWN)

    April 4, 2016
    Selling Southwestern Energy short at or near 2-year channel resistance should mark the most profitable trading strategy.
  23. Three Dow Relative Strength Plays (MCD, VZ)

    April 4, 2016
    These three stocks lead the Dow Industrial Average in relative strength as we head into the 2nd quarter.
  24. Rallying Stocks About to Hit a Wall (HLT, LUV)

    April 4, 2016
    These stocks have rallied over the last couple months, but they will be hard-pressed to keep rising. Here's why.
  25. ChartAdvisor for April 1, 2016 (SPY, DIA)

    April 1, 2016
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  26. Sectors ETFs to Avoid Right Now (XLF, XLE)

    March 31, 2016
    Knowing what to avoid is just as important as knowing what to buy. These are sector ETFs to avoid right now; there are better places to park ...
  27. Now Is The Time To Buy Metals (DBB, DPS)

    March 30, 2016
    Increased volatility and aggressive monetary policy decisions in Europe have active traders turning to metals and other hard assets for protection.
  28. Stocks With Turnaround Potential (SNY, ANTM)

    March 30, 2016
    These beaten down stocks are showing signs of a turnaround, and in some cases have already reversed to the upside.
  29. Metals & Mining Fund Waking Up After Long Slumber

    March 29, 2016
    SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF's long downtrend may finally be coming to an end.
  30. Delta Air Lines Could Break Out Soon

    March 28, 2016
    Delta Air Lines Inc. should move substantially higher if Amex Airline Index clears long-term resistance at 90.
  31. 2 Energy Stocks Ready for New Short Sales (DO, HP)

    March 28, 2016
    Diamond Offshore Drilling and Helmerich & Payne look set to test downtrend lows.
  32. These Stocks Are Strong April Performers (WFT, SWN)

    March 28, 2016
    These four stocks have a very strong tendency to rise in April. Here are the stats.
  33. Wal-Mart Faces a Major 2016 Challenge (WMT, AMZN)

    March 25, 2016
    Bearish signals suggest Wal-Mart's recovery effort will fail and yield a test of multiyear support in the 50s.
  34. ChartAdvisor for March 25, 2016 (SPY, DIA)

    March 25, 2016
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  35. Riding Coattails on Top Performing Restaurants

    March 24, 2016
    Restaurant leaders rallied to new highs in the first quarter and are now consolidating their gains.
  36. Trading Opportunities in Currency ETFS

    March 24, 2016
    These currency ETFs are at or nearing critical technical levels. That means trading opportunities in the near future.
  37. IBM Turning the Corner After a Long Decline (IBM)

    March 24, 2016
    Long-term cycles suggest that IBM's three-year downtrend is coming to an end.
  38. 3 Round Number Setups at 100

    March 23, 2016
    These three stocks should enter trend advances, higher or lower after they resolve conflicted price action at 100.
  39. Target Setting Sights on New Highs

    March 23, 2016
    A target decline into the mid-70s is likely to generate a low-risk buying opportunity.
  40. Stocks to Buy When Gold Pulls Back

    March 23, 2016
    Huge rallies in these gold stocks mean now may not be the time to buy, but when the pullback comes it will be. Here's what and where to watch.
  41. Consumer Staple Stocks Are Poised to Pop

    March 23, 2016
    These strong uptrends suggest that consumer staples is the sector where you want to put your money.
  42. Curb Your Enthusiasm With the Biotech Bounce

    March 22, 2016
    The biotech bounce should mark a time sensitive event, ahead of a decline to much deeper lows.
  43. Steel Stocks Poised For a Drop

    March 22, 2016
    Steel stocks have triggered overbought conditions on the RSI indicator. These readings could signal a move lower in the weeks ahead.
  44. Wait for a Pullback to Buy Junior Gold

    March 22, 2016
    The junior gold miners fund has booked strong first quarter returns but resistance in the lower 30s will likely end the rally.
  45. 3 S&P 500 Stocks to Sell Short at the 50-Day EMA

    March 21, 2016
    The 50-day EMA works well with other indicators to identify short sale opportunities with market laggards.
  46. A Better Buy: Exxon Mobil or Chevron?

    March 21, 2016
    Exxon Mobil and Chevron's long-term outlooks look promising but its best to buy on pullbacks to rising lows trendlines.
  47. Breakout Stocks to Watch Right Now

    March 21, 2016
    These three stocks are near major breakout points, which will affect the short-term, and potentially the long-term direction of the stocks.
  48. 3 Nasdaq-100 Stocks at or Near Monthly Buy Signals

    March 18, 2016
    Monthly Stochastics crossovers identify significant turning points where shareholder supply and demand can shift forcefully.
  49. Is FedEx a Buy After Strong Earnings?

    March 18, 2016
    The most favorable FedEx entry will come when it tests the March rally gap between 145 and 155.
  50. ChartAdvisor for March 18, 2016 (SPY, DIA)

    March 18, 2016
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
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