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  1. Semiconductors Showing Signs Of Strength

    Semiconductors Showing Signs Of Strength

    December 22, 2009
    The semiconductor group has been perking up again recently, after taking a much needed breather over the past several months.
  2. Flu Stocks Looking Sickly

    Flu Stocks Looking Sickly

    December 16, 2009
    Flu Stocks Looking Unhealthy
  3. Assessing The Trend In The U.S. Dollar

    Assessing The Trend In The U.S. Dollar

    December 16, 2009
    With the government reducing interest rates to nearly zero in an effort to combat a possible depression, the dollar has endured one of the longest ...
  4. Hotel Stocks Showing Strength

    Hotel Stocks Showing Strength

    December 7, 2009
    Hotel Stocks Showing Strength
  5. Airline Stocks Trying To Lift Off

    Airline Stocks Trying To Lift Off

    December 2, 2009
    Airline Stocks Trying To Lift Off
  6. 4 Stocks Above A Recent Base

    4 Stocks Above A Recent Base

    November 30, 2009
    Stocks that are clearing a base should be less prone to an outright failure, and may be ready to break higher.
  7. Looking For Strength In Weakness

    Looking For Strength In Weakness

    November 4, 2009
    Even in the worst of times, some stocks are able to avoid succumbing to the selling pressure. Find out which stocks are riding this wave now. ...
  8. 4 Stocks Struggling Against Overhead Supply

    4 Stocks Struggling Against Overhead Supply

    November 3, 2009
    When a stock drops below a base, it is usually retail traders caught holding the bag, and they will often try their best to hold on and get out ...
  9. Shipping Group Staying Afloat

    Shipping Group Staying Afloat

    October 21, 2009
    Shipping Group Staying Afloat
  10. Big Profits Emerge From Failed Moves

    Big Profits Emerge From Failed Moves

    October 6, 2009
    Big Profits Emerge From Failed Moves
  11. 5 Homebuilder Stocks To Watch

    5 Homebuilder Stocks To Watch

    September 23, 2009
    5 Homebuilder Stocks To Watch
  12. Cigarettes: The

    Cigarettes: The "Armageddon Trade"

    September 14, 2009
    Cigarettes: The "Armageddon Trade"
  13. REIT Stocks Refuse To Break Down

    REIT Stocks Refuse To Break Down

    September 9, 2009
    REIT Stocks Refuse To Break Down
  14. 4 Stocks In An Uptrend

    4 Stocks In An Uptrend

    September 8, 2009
    4 Stocks In An Uptrend
  15. Revisiting Silver Stocks

    Revisiting Silver Stocks

    August 5, 2009
    Revisiting Silver Stocks
  16. Four Apparel Stocks Lacking Bear Market Flair

    Four Apparel Stocks Lacking Bear Market Flair

    July 14, 2009
    Four Apparel Stocks Lacking Bear Market Flair
  17. What Are The Four Horsemen Telling Us?

    What Are The Four Horsemen Telling Us?

    July 8, 2009
    What are the Four Horsemen telling us?
  18. Auto Dealerships On Fire

    Auto Dealerships On Fire

    June 24, 2009
    Most of these stocks are trending solidly higher, with their 50-day moving averages rising.
  19. Four Stocks Set For A Pullback

    Four Stocks Set For A Pullback

    June 18, 2009
    Traders will watch these four securities as they test their respective 200-day moving averages.
  20. Things Are Spicing Up For Restaurant Stocks

    Things Are Spicing Up For Restaurant Stocks

    June 3, 2009
    It is important to track how a stock's sector is performing, as it is always in a trader's best interest to trade in the same direction as institutional ...
  21. Speculative look at Internet stocks

    Speculative look at Internet stocks

    May 12, 2009
    Speculative look at Internet stocks
  22. Short The Weak Stocks

    Short The Weak Stocks

    May 11, 2009
    Retailers often flock to short high-profile stocks that have gained in price during a downturn, but they may have better luck in picking a laggard. ...
  23. Breakout Stocks: Will They Trend Up Or Top Out?

    Breakout Stocks: Will They Trend Up Or Top Out?

    May 6, 2009
    These stocks have experienced a healthy consolidation and may be headed higher.
  24. Coffee Stocks On A Caffeine Rush

    Coffee Stocks On A Caffeine Rush

    May 4, 2009
    Coffee stocks have been seeing a surge in interest. The moves have generally come on in just the past few sessions and could be just beginning. ...
  25. Stocks Trapped In A Downtrend

    Stocks Trapped In A Downtrend

    May 1, 2009
    A series of declining moving averages suggest that the downtrends in these stocks will continue to dominate.
  26. 5 Stocks For Traders To Avoid

    5 Stocks For Traders To Avoid

    April 30, 2009
    Traders will watch the overbought levels on the RSI indicator because it could suggest that these stocks are setting up for a pullback.
  27. 5 Stocks Poised For A Pullback

    5 Stocks Poised For A Pullback

    April 28, 2009
    The overbought reading on the RSI may be used by bullish traders to suggest that the rally is weakening and that it may be time to take profit ...
  28. Silver Miners Outperforming Gold Miners

    Silver Miners Outperforming Gold Miners

    April 27, 2009
    With gold getting all the attention, will silver quietly provide the better returns?
  29. Dow Jones Components Under Resistance

    Dow Jones Components Under Resistance

    April 1, 2009
    Dow Jones Components Under Resistance
  30. Overbought Bear Market Stocks

    Overbought Bear Market Stocks

    March 31, 2009
    Overbought Bear Market Stocks
  31. Asset Management Companies Showing Weak Relative Strength

    Asset Management Companies Showing Weak Relative Strength

    March 23, 2009
    These companies have caught traders' attention because they have been showing signs of relative weakness.
  32. Super-Size Your ETF

    Super-Size Your ETF

    March 4, 2009
    Leveraged ETFs can enhance your portfolio. Find out how.
  33. Are Fertilizer Stocks Losing Their Stink?

    Are Fertilizer Stocks Losing Their Stink?

    February 24, 2009
    Traders will keep an eye on the various fertilizer stocks because they could be getting ready to make a move toward various key gaps that are ...
  34. Solar Stocks Heating Up

    Solar Stocks Heating Up

    January 29, 2009
    Are solar stocks setting higher pivot lows?
  35. Continued Weakness In Credit Cards

    Continued Weakness In Credit Cards

    January 26, 2009
    Traders will use the recent move toward these 52-week lows to signal further selling pressure in credit card companies.
  36. Is Fibonacci Pointing To A Bounce?

    Is Fibonacci Pointing To A Bounce?

    January 20, 2009
    Traders will watch the important Fibonacci levels to see if a move higher is in the cards.
  37. Assurant's Break Down

    Assurant's Break Down

    January 14, 2009
    Today's move below the support of a rising wedge formation will be used by the bears to signal a move lower.
  38. Are The Refiners Under Accumulation?

    Are The Refiners Under Accumulation?

    January 14, 2009
    This sector is catching the eyes of the smart money. Are you giving it the proper attention?
  39. High-Volume Breakouts Signal A Move Higher

    High-Volume Breakouts Signal A Move Higher

    January 13, 2009
    Traders will keep an eye on these high-volume events to see if they trigger a new uptrend.
  40. Money Flowing Into Biotech Stocks

    Money Flowing Into Biotech Stocks

    January 12, 2009
    Institutions have their eyes on biotech stocks. Does this sector have your attention?
  41. REITs Testing An Important Benchmark

    REITs Testing An Important Benchmark

    January 8, 2009
    These stocks are struggling to move above the nearby 50-day moving averages. This group of companies might be set to move lower.
  42. Bullish Flag Formation Signaling A Move Higher

    Bullish Flag Formation Signaling A Move Higher

    January 5, 2009
    Find out which stocks are trading within a bullish charting formation
  43. Playing Xs and Os With Alaska Air (ALK)

    Playing Xs and Os With Alaska Air (ALK)

    December 23, 2008
    Playing Xs and Os With Alaska Air
  44. China Buying Up Metal And Pushing ACH Upward

    China Buying Up Metal And Pushing ACH Upward

    December 18, 2008
    Using the +DI indicator, the -DI indicator, and their derivative ADX indicator, traders can find stocks that are starting to trend.
  45. Aflac Faces Resistance

    Aflac Faces Resistance

    December 16, 2008
    Traders will watch to see if the nearby level of resistance will prevent the recent rally from continuing.
  46. Steep Hill To Climb For United Parcel Service (UPS)

    Steep Hill To Climb For United Parcel Service (UPS)

    December 12, 2008
    A consort of sell signals is telling traders that the bears may have taken control of UPS.
  47. Lighting The Way With Candlesticks

    Lighting The Way With Candlesticks

    December 11, 2008
    Learn how candlesticks let you quickly spot the continuation or reversal of a near term trend.
  48. Retail Sector Hits Resistance

    Retail Sector Hits Resistance

    December 10, 2008
    Overbought technical indicators suggest that the retail sector could see another move lower.
  49. 4 Double-Cross Buy Signs

    4 Double-Cross Buy Signs

    December 1, 2008
    Will the double crossover on MACD and Stochastic indicators trigger a move higher?
  50. 4 Small Cap Stocks About To Make Big Breaks

    4 Small Cap Stocks About To Make Big Breaks

    November 26, 2008
    Traders will keep their eye on these stocks to see if the double bottoms will trigger a move higher.
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