Chart Advisor

  1. Jack Bogle Likes Bonds And You Should Too (BND, VCIT)

    Heightened interest in bond ETFs have investors seeking quality choices for their portfolios. We'll take a look at the charts ...
  2. Stock Breakouts From Tight Consolidations (SNDK, ZTS)

    These stocks are trading in tight consolidations and poised for a breakout. Keep an eye on these ones.
  3. Energy Commodities Continue Their Downtrends (KOL, XLE)

    Active traders are watching energy commodities closely and many are hoping for a bounce. We'll take a look at several charts ...
  4. 4 Stocks That Are Still Very Strong (NOC, BSX)

    Despite cautionary signs in the S&P 500 index, these stocks continue to trend higher. Here are ideas on how to trade ...
  5. Chart Advisor for December 11, 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  6. Buy These Stocks During the Current Pullback (PCLN, RAI)

    Based on the rising trend channels, these stocks have pulled back into a buy zone.
  7. Now Is The Time To Invest In The Dividend Aristocrats (HRL, NOBL)

    Given their incredible track record, the dividend aristocrats represent some of the most stable companies in the world.
  8. The Downtrend In Commodities Is Set To Continue (DBA, GCC)

    As we near 2016, commodity traders are wondering where prices are headed next. We'll take a look at a few key charts to get ...
  9. Look for These Stock to Break Above Resistance (YY, LVNTA)

    These stock are bumping against resistance, and a break above signals a further advance.
  10. ChartAdvisor for December 4 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  11. Traders May Want To Wait To Buy Into India (INDY, EPI)

    India is one of the most lucrative markets for long-term investments, but this might not be the time to jump in.
  12. Four Triangle Patterns to Keep An Eye On (KORS, MTG)

    These four stocks are consolidating in triangle patterns following big moves. A breakout could kick start another significant ...
  13. Rare Earth Metals Continue To Struggle (REMX, TC)

    Rare earth metals are used in many of today's products and many investors are wondering if consumer demand is enough to offset ...
  14. 2 Short-Term and 2 Longer-Term Trade Ideas (PXD, CPT)

    Two shorter-term and two longer-term trade ideas to consider, based on trends and the possibility of a breakout.
  15. ChartAdvisor for November 27 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  16. Pay Attention To These Stock Patterns Playing Out (JASO, BK)

    The stocks are all moving different types of patterns. A breakout could signal a major price move in the trending direction, ...
  17. Now Could Be The Time To Buy IPOs

    There has been lots of hype around the IPO market lately. We'll take a look at whether now is the time to buy.
  18. Copper Continues Its Descent (CH, CUPM)

    Copper prices have been under pressure lately and based on these charts it doesn't seem that it will reverse any time soon.
  19. Watch These Stocks for Breakouts (LPX, NWBI)

    These four stocks are moving within price patterns of various size, shape and duration, and are worth watching for a breakout
  20. ChartAdvisor for November 20 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  21. Like Ranges? These Are Stocks to Consider

    Whether you want to trade the price fluctuations within a range, or await a breakout, here are four stocks for you.
  22. Is This The Beginning Of A Downtrend In Home Builders? (HOML, XHB)

    Falling lumber prices and weakness on the charts of home builders suggest that the next leg of the trend could be downward.
  23. Low P/E Stocks Ready for a Turnaround? (CC, NSR)

    These stocks appear to be of great value based on P/E and Forward P/E.
  24. A Big Deal In Timber, But It's Not The Time To Buy Lumber (WOOD, WY)

    News that Weyerhaeuser is planning to buy Plum Creek has put attention on the forest-products sector. Is now the time to ...
  25. ChartAdvisor for November 13 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  26. Are U.S. Telecom Stocks Gearing Up For A Move Lower?

    Active traders are turning their attention to telecom stocks. We'll take a look at three key ETFs to try and determine where ...
  27. These Technology Stocks are Rolling Over (CPT, MAA)

    These technology looked to have topped out, and could be heading lower.
  28. These Commodity ETFs Are Still Stuck Within A Downtrend (DBA, DBB)

    Traders are turning toward exchange traded funds to get a sense of where the market is headed next. Taking a look at the ...
  29. Four of the Strongest Stocks Right Now (FB, CCL)

    These four stocks are very strong right now, but it may not be the best time to buy. Here are entry points to consider.
  30. Stocks at Major Resistance - Breakout or Reverse?

    These are four stocks that both short and longer-term traders will want to keep an eye on.
  31. ChartAdvisor for November 6 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major technical indicators.
  32. This ETF Suggests Now Is The Time To Buy Regional Bank Stocks (KRE, WAL)

    The charts of several regional bank stocks are suggesting that the sector could benefit from a broad move higher. We'll take ...
  33. Commodities Trading Within A Defined Range (CORN, WEAT)

    Charts of several key ETFs are trading within clearly identified ranges. We'll take a look at where the commodities are likely ...
  34. Parabolic SAR Buy Signals in Beaten Down Stocks (ABBV, CVX)

    These four stocks recently flashed a Parabolic SAR buy signal after declining for some time. Should you be looking for more ...
  35. ChartAdvisor for October 30 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  36. 3 ETFs For Trading Technology (XLK, ROM)

    There are few remaining industries in the financial markets that do not look poised for a move lower. Technology is one of ...
  37. Declining Wedge Patterns and Stock Breakouts (GRPN, AET)

    The wedge is a versatile pattern. Trade it while the pattern is forming, and trade it when the breakout occurs. Here's four ...
  38. Global Weakness Evident By These 3 Commodity Charts (GLD, DBB)

    Weakness in the metals shown on the charts of these three ETFs suggest that the bears are in control of the momentum. We'll ...
  39. Watch These Basic Materials Turn-Around Stocks (IYM, AU)

    The basic materials sector is turning around. Here's the outlook for the sector and some of the strongest stocks within it.
  40. ChartAdvisor for October 23, 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  41. Stocks Trading At Support - Time to Buy or Sell? (AXS, VLO)

    These stocks are at, or falling toward, support. Support provides a possible buying opportunity, or a time to sell if support ...
  42. Small Caps Are Just Too Risky At These Levels (GWX, VSS)

    With the rise in the markets over the past few weeks many traders are starting to wonder if now is the time to buy small ...
  43. Coffee Bulls Are Running For The Exits (JO, GMCR)

    What's brewing in the world of coffee-related assets?
  44. The Short-Term Rallies May Be Over In These Stocks (TRN, IP)

    These stocks are in longer-term downtrends but have rallied recently. Don't be fooled though; they still face major hurdles.
  45. ChartAdvisor for October 16 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  46. Seasonality of S&P 500 and Mega Cap Stocks (SPY, APPL)

    A look at whether the S&P 500 and specific stocks tend to rally in October, November and December, and how often they ...
  47. These 3 Charts Suggest That The Markets Could Head Lower (ITOT, SLY)

    Markets have been moving higher in October, but these three charts suggest that the story could be getting ready to change.
  48. These 3 Charts Say Now Is Not The Time To Buy Commodities (AA, FCX)

    Traders are turning their attention to the charts of commodity stocks to get a better idea of the future trend. We'll take ...
  49. Stocks at Important Technical Levels

    These stocks are breaking or holding at key support and resistance levels. How they react here impacts the direction of the ...
  50. ChartAdvisor for October 9 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
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