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  1. 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.
  2. 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...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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. ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Forex Majors - ETF Outlook

    July 17, 2013
    A technical outlook of the Yen, Euro, Pound and Canadian Dollar ETFs.
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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. ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. Market Summary For June 28, 2013

    June 28, 2013
    Weekly Market Summary of the Major U.S. Indices
  15. 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, ...
  16. 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.
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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.
  22. Market Summary for May 31 2013

    May 31, 2013
    Weekly Market Summary for the Major U.S. Indices
  23. 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.
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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. ...
  26. Market Summary For May 17, 2013

    May 17, 2013
    The U.S. stock markets moved sharply higher this week, on track for its fourth straight week of gains, driven by ongoing improvements in economic ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. Market Summary for May 10 2013

    May 10, 2013
    Major U.S. indices moved higher this week but, given the new highs, traders should watch for retracements next week.
  29. 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.
  30. 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 ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. Market Summary for April 26 2013

    April 26, 2013
    The major U.S. indices moved higher this week, led by technology stocks on the NASDAQ and lagged by the DJIA. Foreign markets also experienced ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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 ...
  35. 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.
  36. 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 ...
  37. Metal And Mining Related ETFs On The Move

    April 10, 2013
    With a quick look at the market heat map, a handful stick out. These were the big movers of the day on Tuesday, April 9, all up between 2.7 and ...
  38. April 5 2013 Market Summary

    April 5, 2013
    The U.S. markets moved lower this week after poor employment data took the market by surprise. Further turmoil in the United States could remove ...
  39. Bullish Engulfing Reversals: Turn-around Plays

    April 3, 2013
    On April 2 the S&P 500 created a bullish engulfing pattern, recouping the loss from the April 1 session. Therefore, it seemed relevant to ...
  40. Market Summary For March 28, 2013

    March 28, 2013
    Major U.S. stock market indices moved higher this week, with the exception of the Russell 2000 index. With a favorable resolution to the Cyprus ...
  41. Euro, Yen, Aussie and Emerging Currency ETFs Technical Outlook

    March 27, 2013
    If you are looking to gain currency exposure, currency trusts and ETFs provide a way to do it. Here's the technical outlook for these currency ...
  42. Market Summary for March 22, 2013

    March 22, 2013
    The U.S. markets consolidated this week, moving modestly lower across the board. While the move was hardly a surprise given the recent run-up, ...
  43. Opportunities In Volatility Near Historic Lows?

    March 20, 2013
    The CBOE Volatility Index hit its lowest level since 2006 on March 14. The low at 11.05 on the index coincided with a high on the S&P 500 at ...
  44. March 15 2013 Market Summary

    March 15, 2013
    The U.S. markets moved largely higher this week, bolstered by higher-than-expected consumer spending, faster-than-expected employment growth, ...
  45. The 4 Hottest Stocks of the Week

    March 13, 2013
    According to Finviz, Navistar International (NYSE:NAV), Mellanox Technologies (Nasdaq:MLNX), Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR) and Rovi (Nasdaq:ROVI) ...
  46. March 8 2013 Market Summary

    March 8, 2013
    This week the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a record high of over 14,350, with a better-than-expected service sector and improving employment ...
  47. How the Mega-Caps Shape Up

    March 6, 2013
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average set a record high on March 5, closing out the day at 14,253.77 and hitting 14,286 intra-day. The S&P 500 hasn’t ...
  48. Market Summary For February 15, 2013

    February 15, 2013
    The major indexes in the U.S. were mixed this week, led by the Russell 2000 and lagged by the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Many of these indexes ...
  49. 4 Stocks With Recent Significant Gaps Higher In Price

    February 13, 2013
    These four stocks recently gapped higher. Will the price jump result in further buying pressure, or was this the last hurrah for investors?
  50. Market Summary For February 8, 2013

    February 8, 2013
    The major U.S. indexes moved higher this week, but traders should keep an eye out for retracements over the coming weeks.
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