Chart Advisor Articles

  1. Unitedhealth Group Inc

    May 10, 2006
    For today's chart we've identified an intriguing candlestick pattern known as the morning star. This pattern is often used by traders to predict ...
  2. Cardinal Health Inc

    May 9, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at CAH because it is currently in the process of testing the support of a ten-month trendline. ...
  3. Talisman Energy Inc

    May 8, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at TLM because it is currently testing the support of a one-year trendline. This support level ...
  4. Petsmart Inc

    May 4, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at PETM because it is currently testing the support of a six-month trendline. We'd expect the medium-term ...
  5. CNS Inc

    May 3, 2006
    Today's 3.27% gain has pushed the price of CNXS above the upper resistance of a falling wedge pattern. As you can see from the chart below, the ...
  6. 3M Co

    May 2, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at MMM because it has recently bounced off the resistance of the Andrew's pitchfork indicator. ...
  7. Air Products & Chemicals Inc

    May 1, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at APD because it is about to test the support of a four-month trendline. As you can see from the ...
  8. Belden CDT Inc

    April 27, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at BDC because today's 7.78% gain has sent the price above the upper trendline of a triangle pattern ...
  9. Bank of America

    April 26, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at a point & figure chart of BAC. This type of chart is not commonly used by beginner traders, ...
  10. IPSCO Inc

    April 25, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at IPS because it is currently in the process of testing the combined support of a seven-month ...
  11. Caterpillar Inc

    April 24, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at CAT because the company released its first quarter earnings, making it one of the most actively ...
  12. General Motors Corporation

    April 20, 2006
    Today's earnings release has sent the price of GM up toward the resistance of the previous swing high of $23.25. As you can see from the chart ...
  13. Enbridge Inc

    April 19, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at ENB because the 50 DMA has recently crossed below the 200 DMA. This bearish crossover is used ...
  14. Dell Inc

    April 18, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look a DELL because it is currently testing a very interesting level of support. As you can see from ...
  15. Amgen Inc

    April 17, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at AMGN because it has recently broken below an interesting level of support. As you can see from ...
  16. DIAMONDS TRUST

    April 12, 2006
    For today's chart, we've chosen to look at DIA - a trust that was created to provide investors with a method of gaining exposure to the securities ...
  17. Alcoa Inc

    April 11, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at AA because it was able to surpass the $35 resistance for the first time in over two years. As ...
  18. iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology

    April 10, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at IBB because it is a good example of the sharp declines that generally occur once the price of ...
  19. Cymer Inc

    April 6, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at CYMI because it has broken out of a bullish flag formation and is currently in the process of ...
  20. CNS Inc

    April 5, 2006
    For today's chart, we've chosen to look at CNXS because a well-defined falling wedge pattern has presented itself. This pattern is created by ...
  21. Bon-Ton Stores Inc

    April 4, 2006
    For Today's chart we've chosen to take a look at BONT because the bears have recently been able to push the price below the short-term support ...
  22. Silver Wheaton Corp

    April 3, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at SLW because it is currently testing the support of a three month trendline. With the price of ...
  23. DJ Orthopedics Inc

    March 30, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at DJO because it has created two interesting technical sell signals. The first signal of interest ...
  24. Eldorado Gold Corp

    March 29, 2006
    For today's chart, we've chosen to look at EGO because it has broken above the upper trendline of a descending channel. This recent breakout ...
  25. Apple Computer Inc

    March 28, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to look at AAPL because it is currently testing the support of its 200 DMA. This is an important area of support ...
  26. CMS Energy Corp

    March 27, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to look at CMS because it has fallen below a one year support/resistance line. We'd expect to see the bulls have ...
  27. Level 3 Communications Inc

    March 23, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to look at LVLT because it was the most heavily traded stock in the market, with more than 100 million shares ...
  28. Home Depot Inc

    March 22, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to look at HD because it has risen above the neckline of an inverse head and shoulders pattern. This breakout ...
  29. Arrow Electronics Inc

    March 21, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at ARW because it has recently fallen below the support of a ten-month trendline. This is generally ...
  30. Advanced Energy Industries Inc

    March 20, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at AEIS because it is currently testing the support of an ascending trendline. Today's 4.24% gain ...
  31. Juniper Networks

    March 16, 2006
    For today's chart we've identified an intriguing candlestick pattern known as an evening star. This pattern is often used by traders to predict ...
  32. Intel Corp

    March 15, 2006
    On January 18 we mentioned that INTC gapped below its 200 DMA and that it closed the disastrous trading session near the support of its October ...
  33. Cardiome Pharma Corp

    March 13, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at CRME because it has recently bounced off the support of the 50 DMA and looks as though it is ...
  34. Guess? Inc

    March 9, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at GES because the bears have pushed the stock down from its 52-week high of $47.25 toward the ...
  35. DRS Technologies Inc

    March 8, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at DRS because it has broken through a critical area of resistance (dotted blue line) on a point-and-figure ...
  36. SanDisk Corp

    March 7, 2006
    SNDK has been in a very strong uptrend over the past nine months, but today it closed below a long-term support level (red dotted line), suggesting ...
  37. Research In Motion Ltd

    March 6, 2006
    Research In Motion gapped higher today as the company announced a settlement of a long-term patent dispute. One interesting aspect of today's ...
  38. Ford Motor Co

    March 2, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to look at Ford because it has closed near a crucial support level. As you can see from the chart below, the $7.6 ...
  39. American International Group Inc

    March 1, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look at AIG because it is quickly approaching the neckline of a well-formed head and shoulders pattern. ...
  40. Rudolph Technologies Inc

    February 28, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to look at RTEC because the bears have recently pushed the price below the short-term support of the 15 DMA . ...
  41. Teva Pharmaceuticals

    February 27, 2006
    On February 22 we mentioned that the Biotech HOLDRs ETF was trading within a descending channel and that it would be interesting to see if it ...
  42. H&R Block Inc

    February 23, 2006
    H&R Block is likely to be one of the most actively-traded stocks tomorrow after reporting less-than-expected earnings after the market close ...
  43. Biotech HOLDRs

    February 22, 2006
    This exchange-traded fund consists of 18 biotech companies and is used by many traders to predict the overall direction of this particular sector. ...
  44. Activision Inc

    February 21, 2006
    After seeing the price of ATVI shares travel between $10.64 and $18.03 over the past year, it's become apparent that volatility is no stranger ...
  45. Wal-Mart Stores Inc

    February 16, 2006
    For today's chart we've chosen to take a look a Wal-Mart Stores because it has formed a short-term double bottom pattern. As you can see from ...
  46. Chico's FAS Inc

    February 15, 2006
    Strong growth in retail sales, as reported on Tuesday, has proved to be very beneficial for shareholders of CHS. As you can see from the chart ...
  47. Checkfree Corp

    February 14, 2006
    CKFR experienced a large gap in price on January 25, and now many technical traders are curious to see if the bears are going to try and fill ...
  48. American Eagle Outfitters Inc.

    February 13, 2006
    January's retail sales numbers are scheduled to be released tomorrow, so we thought it would be interesting to take a look at American Eagle ...
  49. Best Buy Co. Inc

    February 9, 2006
    The price of Best Buy shares experienced a healthy 8.46% gain today as the company raised its outlook for the fourth quarter. As you can see ...
  50. Dell Inc

    February 8, 2006
    Commentary: DELL has experienced a sharp decline since breaking below its 200 DMA back in mid-August 2005. But as you can see from the chart ...
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