Chart Advisor Articles

  1. Declining Wedge Patterns and Stock Breakouts

    October 28, 2015
    The wedge is a versatile pattern. Trade it while the pattern is forming, and trade it when the breakout occurs. Here's four stocks in descending ...
  2. Global Weakness Evident By These 3 Commodity Charts

    October 27, 2015
    Weakness in the metals shown on the charts of these three ETFs suggest that the bears are in control of the momentum. We'll take a look to see ...
  3. Watch These Basic Materials Turn-Around Stocks (IYM, AU)

    October 25, 2015
    The basic materials sector is turning around. Here's the outlook for the sector and some of the strongest stocks within it.
  4. ChartAdvisor for October 23, 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    October 23, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  5. Stocks Trading At Support - Time to Buy or Sell?

    October 21, 2015
    These stocks are at, or falling toward, support. Support provides a possible buying opportunity, or a time to sell if support doesn't hold.
  6. Small Caps Are Just Too Risky At These Levels

    October 21, 2015
    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 caps. These 3 charts ...
  7. Coffee Bulls Are Running For The Exits

    October 20, 2015
    What's brewing in the world of coffee-related assets?
  8. The Short-Term Rallies May Be Over In These Stocks (TRN, IP)

    October 19, 2015
    These stocks are in longer-term downtrends but have rallied recently. Don't be fooled though; they still face major hurdles.
  9. ChartAdvisor for October 16 2015 (SPY, DIA)

    October 16, 2015
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  10. Seasonality of S&P 500 and Mega Cap Stocks (SPY, APPL)

    October 14, 2015
    A look at whether the S&P 500 and specific stocks tend to rally in October, November and December, and how often they do.
  11. These 3 Charts Suggest That The Markets Could Head Lower

    October 14, 2015
    Markets have been moving higher in October, but these three charts suggest that the story could be getting ready to change.
  12. These 3 Charts Say Now Is Not The Time To Buy Commodities

    October 13, 2015
    Traders are turning their attention to the charts of commodity stocks to get a better idea of the future trend. We'll take a look at three stocks ...
  13. Stocks at Important Technical Levels

    October 12, 2015
    These stocks are breaking or holding at key support and resistance levels. How they react here impacts the direction of the price over the coming ...
  14. ChartAdvisor for October 9 2015

    October 9, 2015
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  15. These Oil & Gas Stocks Have Reversed (CVE, RDC)

    October 7, 2015
    It's been a long downtrend for oil stock owners, but there's hope. These four oil and gas stocks have reversed and may keep trending to the upside.
  16. Bumpy Roads Ahead In Transportation

    October 6, 2015
    Investors are keeping an eye on the transportation industry. We'll take a look at the trend direction and how to trade it.
  17. Agriculture Commodities Are In The Bear's Sights

    October 6, 2015
    Agriculture stocks have experienced strong moves higher over recent weeks, but chart patterns on sugar, corn and wheat are suggesting the moves ...
  18. 4 European Stocks to Consider Buying (BUD, ACN)

    October 5, 2015
    European companies, listed on US exchanges, that are providing buying opportunities right now.
  19. ChartAdvisor for October 2 2015

    October 2, 2015
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  20. Weakness In Biotech Will Likely Continue (XBI, IBB)

    October 1, 2015
    You can breathe easy with your biotech holdings--assuming you aren't counting on them to make you rich.
  21. Expecting a Big Breakout In These 4 Stocks

    September 30, 2015
    These stocks are tightly wound following big moves, and upon breakout more big moves could ensue.
  22. Trade Base Metals With These 3 ETFs

    September 29, 2015
    News out of Alcoa is causing active traders to turn toward base metals for opportunities. Before diving into the market, check out the charts ...
  23. Stocks With Buy Signals in a Bear Market (AEP, CBSH)

    September 28, 2015
    The short-term trend may be down, but these stocks are showing strength to the upside.
  24. ChartAdvisor for September 25 2015

    September 25, 2015
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  25. Downtrending Stocks to Short or Sell

    September 24, 2015
    These stocks are trending lower and currently near a short sale areas, based on breaks lower and falling stock indexes.
  26. Investors Moving Out Of Emerging And Frontier Markets

    September 24, 2015
    Based on the charts of two key ETFs, it appears that investors are moving out of emerging and frontier markets in favor of greater stability. ...
  27. Despite Unchanged Rates, Gold Set For A Move Lower

    September 22, 2015
    Despite the Fed's news of leaving interest rates unchanged, 3 charts are suggesting that gold prices are setting up for a move lower.
  28. Second Chance Entries Into Completed Double Tops (MSCC, KR)

    September 21, 2015
    These stocks have already completed double top chart patterns, and are right now offering a second chance to trade it.
  29. ChartAdvisor for September 18 2015

    September 18, 2015
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  30. Pay Close Attention to These Three Stocks (SIG, WY)

    September 16, 2015
    These three stocks are on the cusp of a potentially big move, likely soon.
  31. Invest In Asian Nations With These 4 ETFs

    September 16, 2015
    Traders are turning to emerging markets within Asia. We'll take a look at four ETFs that are providing interesting opportunities for traders ...
  32. These 3 Charts Suggest That Commodities Are Headed Lower

    September 15, 2015
    We’ll take a look at several commodity-related assets and determine whether a rebound is in the cards or if the selloff is likely to continue.
  33. All Eyes on These Triangle Patterns

    September 14, 2015
    After the late August sell off these stocks are consolidating and poised for another aggressive move. Here's what to watch for.
  34. ChartAdvisor for September 11, 2015

    September 11, 2015
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  35. Investors Are Turning To These 3 Bond ETFs

    September 10, 2015
    With the volatility in the equity market, investors are turning to bonds. We'll take a look at three bond ETFs that are providing interesting ...
  36. 3 Oil & Gas Stocks Offering Great Potential

    September 9, 2015
    There's a point where a stock sells off so much that the upside potential outweighs the risk; consider these beaten down oil & gas stocks.
  37. Corn Traders Are Bracing Themselves For More Selling

    September 8, 2015
    Recently, the DBA fund started trading near a short-term level of support. This move sparked talks of a commodity reversal. Corn prices are suggesting ...
  38. S&P 500 and a Very Rare Long-Term Sell Signal

    September 7, 2015
    This rare sell signal, which occurred 7 times since 1975, is close to triggering in the S&P 500 index, and has already triggered in some big ...
  39. ChartAdvisor for September 4 2015

    September 4, 2015
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  40. 3 Ways to Trade the Rising Volatility

    September 2, 2015
    With volatility increasing in the markets, many are turning to these three volatility-capturing exchange-traded products.
  41. Big Double Top Patterns On the Verge of Breaking (LOW, CME)

    September 2, 2015
    These stocks have created big double top chart patterns, and are on the verge of breaking the patterns to the downside--a bearish signal.
  42. Gold Struggles to Climb Higher and May Fall Soon

    September 1, 2015
    Traders will be watching the price of gold over the coming weeks. We'll take a look at how a couple major moving averages are suggesting that ...
  43. 4 Stocks Still Flashing Buy Signals (INCY, PE)

    August 31, 2015
    In the midst of volatility and a big market sell-off last week, these stocks are flashing buy signals.
  44. Chart Advisor for August 28, 2015

    August 28, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  45. Value Stocks Offer Stability in a Volatile Market

    August 27, 2015
    With volatility on the rise, investors are turning to segments of strength such as value stocks. We'll take a look at several ETFs that could ...
  46. Stocks to Short...When the Dust Settles (SUNE, WETF)

    August 26, 2015
    Four short trades to consider, but not quite yet. Let the dust settle and wait for a pullback to resistance for a higher probability trade.
  47. Traders Step Back to Assess Commodities Damage

    August 25, 2015
    Traders are turning to these exchange-traded notes and exchange-traded funds to analyze key commodities and determine what could be coming next.
  48. Strategizing for a Market Fall...or Rally (LEN, HRL)

    August 24, 2015
    The downtrend isn't confirmed yet, so be prepared with trades for whether the stock market rallies or continues to fall. Here's how to do it. ...
  49. Chart Advisor for August 21, 2015

    August 21, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  50. Real Estate Investment Trust ETFs Offer Stability

    August 19, 2015
    Risk-averse traders are turning to real estate investment trusts. We'll look at a popular real estate investment trust ETF and few of its top ...
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