Chart Advisor Articles

  1. Now Is the Time to Buy Gold (ABX, GG)

    May 3, 2016
    Gold has broken above the resistance of a key trendline, which has put the attention on gold stocks.
  2. Sturm Ruger Could Reload Gunmaker Uptrends (RGR, SWHC)

    May 2, 2016
    It will take just little good news for gunmakers to reenter uptrends after an ugly March selloff.
  3. Watch These 3 Stocks for Breakouts (SAP, ORI)

    May 2, 2016
    These three stocks are close to short-term pattern breakout levels.
  4. Baker Hughes at Crossroads After Failed Merger (BHI, HAL)

    May 2, 2016
    Baker Hughes needs to trade forcefully above 50 to break long-term resistance and enter a new uptrend.
  5. Railroads Head Transport Leaderboard (NSC, KSU)

    April 29, 2016
    Railroads and packaging companies have quietly assumed Dow transport leadership roles.
  6. ESPN Bigger Deal for Disney Than Star Wars (DIS)

    April 29, 2016
    Disney has returned to the underside of a broken three-year trendline, just in time for the latest earnings report on May 10.
  7. The Chart of This ETF Suggests That Tech Stocks Are Headed Lower (XLK, GOOG)

    April 29, 2016
    Technology stocks have recently broken below key levels of support. These charts suggest that the next move is lower.
  8. These Charts Suggest Commodities Are Headed Higher (DBB, DBP)

    April 29, 2016
    Recent moves above key trendlines on these charts suggest that commodities are headed higher from here.
  9. U.S. Indexes Move Lower as BOJ Disappoints (SPY, DIA)

    April 29, 2016
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  10. Sector Headwinds Buffeting First Solar (FSLR, TAN)

    April 28, 2016
    First Solar has entered a new downtrend after failing to break out above two-year resistance.
  11. Better Buy: Home Depot or Lowe's? (HD, LOW)

    April 28, 2016
    Home Depot and Lowe’s have risen to resistance levels that could yield fresh trend advances.
  12. Commodity ETFs Near Buy Levels (JO, WEAT)

    April 28, 2016
    These commodity ETFs have rallied and are pulling back, presenting buying opportunities right now.
  13. 3 Short Sales in the Apple Ecosystem (AAPL, SWKS)

    April 27, 2016
    Deteriorating sentiment should offer profitable short sales on the key Apple suppliers.
  14. Amazon Levels to Watch After Earnings (AMZN)

    April 27, 2016
    An Amazon rally above 650 after earnings should open the door to a test of the bull market high.
  15. Major Bank Stocks Likely to Correct (BAC, WFC)

    April 27, 2016
    These banking stocks have been rallying for a couple of months, but could correct as they hit significant resistance in the longer-term downtrend. ...
  16. Nasdaq-100 Weakness Waving Red Flags (QQQ, SPY)

    April 26, 2016
    The Nasdaq-100 is lagging blue chip and small cap indices, signaling a bearish divergence that could end the recovery wave.
  17. Wait for a Pullback to Buy Pan American Silver (PAAS, SLV)

    April 26, 2016
    Pan American Silver is trading just two points from resistance, warning sidelined players to wait for a substantial pullback.
  18. Apple Levels to Watch After Earnings (AAPL)

    April 25, 2016
    Apple needs to trade above 115 or below 90 to escape magnetism created by technical conditions in place since a 2015 breakdown.
  19. Oil Services Fund Still Hasn't Entered a New Uptrend

    April 25, 2016
    Market Vectors Oil Services ETF needs to rally above 33 to end the two-year downtrend.
  20. Watch for These Stock Breakouts (or Failed Breakouts) (MNK, ALLY)

    April 25, 2016
    These stocks are setting up for a breakout. But it's important to keep in mind what could happen if the breakout fails to move as anticipated.
  21. U.S. Steel at Cusp of Multiyear Uptrend (X)

    April 22, 2016
    U.S. Steel should offer an excellent buying opportunity when it pulls back into the mid-teens.
  22. U.S. Automakers Unattractive at Current Levels (GM, F)

    April 22, 2016
    There's no compelling reason to own Ford Motors nor General Motors at this time.
  23. U.S. Markets Move Higher Amid Mixed Earnings(SPY)

    April 22, 2016
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  24. Verizon Getting Sold Under the Surface (VZ)

    April 21, 2016
    Verizon volume divergences point to institutional selling pressure that may overcome recent market leadership.
  25. S&P 500 Resistance and Volatility Opportunities (SPY, VXX)

    April 21, 2016
    The S&P 500 is at a vulnerable spot with low volume and low volatility, which means trading a volatility ETF may present a big opportunity.
  26. Play the Rotation Out of High Yielders (XLU, TLT)

    April 21, 2016
    The market may be at the cusp of a rotation out of high yielding instruments and into growth plays.
  27. Bank Rally Could Run Out of Steam (KBE, KRE)

    April 20, 2016
    Banking funds have rallied into price levels that could trigger major reversals.
  28. Caterpillar at a Major Crossroads (CAT)

    April 20, 2016
    Caterpillar has reached a critical price level that should determine its fate.
  29. These Two Emerging Markets Are Set to Move Higher (PIN, EWT)

    April 20, 2016
    Active traders are turning their attention to the emerging markets because the price of a key exchange traded fund that tracks the segment has ...
  30. To Take Profits in Lumber Stocks, or Hold (WY, RYN)

    April 20, 2016
    Lumber-related stocks have been on a tear recently. Here's the technical outlook to help determine whether it is time to take profits.
  31. Infrastructure Stocks Could Be Headed Lower

    April 20, 2016
    The downtrends and other bearish patterns on the charts of several key ETFs suggest that the trend is readying for a move lower.
  32. These Charts Suggest That Commodities Are Headed Lower (RIC)

    April 19, 2016
    Bullish momentum over the past couple of months has pushed commodity-related stocks towards the resistance of their 200-day moving average
  33. 3 Lesser-known Retailers in Bull Markets (BURL, DG)

    April 19, 2016
    These three retailers are flying under the radar, carving out bullish patterns that should yield new highs.
  34. Corn's Bullish Base Could Yield 2016 Breakout (CORN)

    April 19, 2016
    Corn is building an inverse head and shoulders base that could support a rally above 500.
  35. 3 S&P 500 Comeback Kids (ADS, SYMC)

    April 18, 2016
    These three broken stocks show exceptionally strong volume patterns that could support new uptrends.
  36. Trending Stocks Near the Buy Zone (FSLR, HRL)

    April 18, 2016
    These trending stocks have recently pulled back, providing a potential buying opportunity. Here's some trades to consider.
  37. Buy Oil and Gas Plays After the Doha Shakeout (XLE)

    April 18, 2016
    XLE should offer a buying opportunity when it returns to a two-year trendline breakout near 60.
  38. Starbucks Flashing Mixed Messages Ahead of Earnings (SBUX)

    April 15, 2016
    Starbucks has held up well since topping out in October 2015, but the price pattern shows structural instability.
  39. 3 Nasdaq-100 Components at All-time Highs (AVGO, ISRG)

    April 15, 2016
    These Nasdaq-100 leadership stocks should offer more reliable profits than playing the broad index through funds or futures.
  40. ChartAdvisor for April 15, 2016 (SPY, DIA)

    April 15, 2016
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  41. Trade American Express on Both Sides (AXP, V)

    April 14, 2016
    American Express may offer profits with short term long trades and long-term short sales.
  42. Macao Casino Operators Poised For Additional Gains (WYNN, LVS)

    April 14, 2016
    Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands recovery efforts may continue well into the second quarter.
  43. Natural Gas Is Headed for a Breakout (UNG, UGAZ)

    April 14, 2016
    Whether higher or lower, natural gas is poised for a breakout and a trading opportunity.
  44. Get Ready to Sell Goldman Sachs (GS)

    April 13, 2016
    Goldman Sachs entered a new downtrend when it broke a long-term head and shoulders top in January 2016.
  45. Earnings Unlikely to Bail Out Bank of America Bulls (BAC)

    April 13, 2016
    This week's earnings report is unlikely to end Bank of America's new downtrend.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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