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  1. 3 Charts Pointing to Higher Commodity Prices (OIL, GDX)

    Bullish continuation patterns on key commodity-related charts suggests that prices are headed higher.
  2. Commodity Stocks With Buy Signals (CNX, BBL)

    These commodity-related stocks are in uptrends and currently near support, providing a buying opportunity.
  3. Stocks Begin the Year on a High Note (SPY, DIA)

    Positive payroll data pushed stocks up for the week but the Dow finished just shy of the 20,000 mark.
  4. Amgen Set to Test Two-year Range Resistance (AMGN, IBB)

    Amgen has posted a 2-month bullish island reversal this week, setting the stage for its seventh assault on range resistance ...
  5. Wells-Fargo Mea Culpa Could Send Stock Flying (WFC)

    Wells-Fargo is likely to play catch up with high flying rivals when market players believe the fake account scandal has finally ...
  6. Mall Anchors Back in Virulent Downtrends (M, KSS)

    Surprisingly weak Kohl's and Macy's holiday sales results reinstate steep brick and mortar downtrends that could last into ...
  7. Chipotle Ripe for a January Effect Rally (CMG, MCD)

    A Wedbush upgrade could mark the opening shot in a Chipotle Mexican Grill recovery rally that exceeds analyst and management ...
  8. Watch These Top-performing ETFs (KRE, RSXJ)

    These are some of the strongest ETFs recently, and they provide excellent trading opportunities.
  9. Southwest Airlines Could Fly High in 2017 (LUV, UAL)

    Southwest Airlines is testing long-term resistance and could break out in a 2017 trend advance that posts double-digit percentage ...
  10. Short Natural Gas As Winter Ends With a Whimper (SWN, RRC)

    Natural gas futures fell more than 10% on Tuesday in reaction to a mild winter weather forecast and could be headed into ...
  11. Health Care Stocks With Short-term Upside (AGN, VRX)

    While these trades should be considered risky, recent strength indicates a potential short-term turnaround in these pharmaceutical ...
  12. 3 Emerging Market ETFs to Watch in 2017 (DVYE, EFA)

    Nearby support from the 200-day moving averages shown on the charts in this article suggests 2017 could be the year for emerging ...
  13. Time to Short 2016's Biggest Winners (NVDA, TMUS)

    Early January marks the start of capital gains tax selling season, with many shareholders ready to book profits on the prior ...
  14. Johnson & Johnson Set for Strong Recovery (JNJ, TLT)

    Johnson & Johnson may have ended its intermediate correction in December, with highs odds for new bull market and all-time ...
  15. 3 Commodity Charts to Watch in 2017 (DBC, JJC)

    The charts of these commodity-related ETFs will likely be at the top of many watch lists for 2017.
  16. Watch for a New Year Breakout in These Stocks (DHR, FIS)

    The narrowing price patterns in these stocks can't last for long. Watch for a breakout.
  17. Stocks End a Bullish Year on a Low Note (SPY, DIA)

    In the last trading week of 2016 the major stock indexes moved lower.
  18. Social Media Laggards Ready for the January Effect (TWTR, P)

    Social media stocks have lost ground in 2016, with a few big cap exceptions, but could attract significant capital in the ...
  19. Caterpillar Headed Into 2017 Cross-Currents (CAT)

    Caterpillar will benefit from higher 2017 infrastructure spending under the Trump administration but a China trade war could ...
  20. Historical Sector ETF Performance for January (XLV, XLK)

    Most sector ETFs have historically performed poorly in January, with the exception of one.
  21. Celgene Winding Up for 2017 Breakout (CELG, IBB)

    Celgene is attracting steady buying interest after three successful tests at deep support and could enter a powerful 2017 ...
  22. Truckers Need NAFTA to Rally in 2017 (JBHT, LSTR)

    Truckers have led a D.J. Transportation Average rally that's now dependent on the new president's willingness to renegotiate ...
  23. These Stocks Are Strong January Performers (EQC, FAX)

    January isn't typically a great month for stocks, but these five tend to outperform.
  24. 3 Sectors to Watch in 2017 (XLF, XLI)

    By analyzing the charts of sector-related exchange-traded funds, three stand out as prime candidates for watch lists in 2 ...
  25. Three Stocks for the January Effect (FSLR, COTY)

    2016 tax selling season comes to an end next week, signaling the January Effect, a seasonal influence that favors the prior ...
  26. Three Oil & Gas Stocks to Buy in 2017 (HP, RSPP)

    Crude oil could hit the mid-60s in 2017, underpinning growing uptrends in these three U.S. drilling and production stocks. ...
  27. Charts Suggest Commodities Are Poised to Have a Strong 2017 (DBC, JO)

    Long-term weekly charts combined with the under followed Volume by Price indicator are pointing to higher commodity prices ...
  28. U.S. Markets Largely Unchanged Before Holidays

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  29. Micron Could Rise 50% in Coming Months (MU)

    Micron jumped more than 10% after strong earnings and could enter a beneficial cycle that supports significant gains in the ...
  30. High-Yield Non-Bond ETFs for the New Year (REM, PGX)

    These ETFs are offering good dividend yields.(REM,PGX,IDV)
  31. Nike Levels to Watch After Earnings (NKE, UAA)

    Nike has dropped to the deepest oversold technical reading since the 1980s, predicting a recovery wave lasting a minimum ...
  32. Buy the Fedex Post-earnings Decline (FDX)

    Fedex is selling off after missing quarterly EPS estimates, but the decline should eventually mark a low-risk buying opportunity. ...
  33. 2017 Could Be the Year for Consumer Discretionary Stocks (AMZN)

    Bullish chart patterns on the charts of consumer discretionary assets suggest that higher prices could be in the cards for ...
  34. Stocks Near Long-term and Short-term Breakout Levels (ULTA, PKG)

    These stocks are near breakout levels both on the long-term and short-term charts, which means a big move could be coming.
  35. Netflix Setting Up For 2017 Breakout (NFLX, T)

    Netflix has carved a bullish pattern that favors a 2017 breakout, but weak accumulation could delay the rally, generating ...
  36. Blackberry Still Dead Money After Earnings (BBRY)

    Blackberry is stuck within a narrow trading band that's unlikely to get tested after the company reported another quarterly ...
  37. Short Disney After Rogue One (DIS)

    Disney is surging higher after impressive Rogue One box office receipts but is now approaching a price level that should ...
  38. Alphabet Could Determine Big Tech's Fate in 2017 (GOOGL, GOOG)

    Alphabet's 9% Nasdaq-100 weighting tells us its 2017 price action will strongly impact the direction of the tech heavy index.
  39. Breakouts Expected in Oil & Gas Pipeline Stocks (TRP, WPZ)

    Several oil and gas pipeline has been consolidating after a strong rally. A breakout of that consolidation is likely to materialize ...
  40. Investors Shouldn't Give Up on Commodities Just Yet (DJP, DBB)

    The nearby support shown on the charts of key commodity-related ETFs suggest that 2017 could be a prosperous year for traders ...
  41. Stocks Give Back Gains After Monster Rally (SPY, DIA)

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  42. U.S. Dollar Breakout, If it Can Sustain (FXE, UUP)

    The Euro is near breakout levels to the downside and the U.S. dollar index is breaking to the upside. Here are the long-term ...
  43. These Charts Suggest Now Is the Time to Buy Biotech (SRPT, XBI)

    The pullback toward key support levels is suggesting that 2017 could be the year that biotech investors have been hoping ...
  44. 3M Set to Challenge Bull Market High (MMM)

    3M broke out above 2015 resistance in 2016 and has now tested new support successfully, setting up ideal conditions for a ...
  45. Macao Stocks Set to Reward Short Sellers (WYNN, LVS)

    Macao stocks are testing support levels after the Chinese government ordered new restrictions on ATM transactions and could ...
  46. Growth Plan Could Lift Starbucks to New High (SBUX)

    A change at the helm and an ambitious 5-year growth plan could end Starbucks long correction and lift the stock to a bull ...
  47. Shift Your Attention From Precious Metals to Industrial Metals (JJM, GLD)

    The recent break below key support levels on the charts of gold and silver suggest that the time could be right to focus ...
  48. Exxon-Mobil Ready to Play Catch-Up With Rival (XOM, CVX)

    Exxon-Mobil has lagged rival Chevron for the last three months but could now play catch-up and reach the 2014 bull market ...
  49. Beaten Down Stocks Offering Good Value (JKS, KEP)

    These stocks are trading at low valuations and could offer long-term upside based on technical and fundamental criteria.
  50. Stocks Break Records Despite Uncertainties (SPY, DIA)

    The major markets moved higher this week, breaking records.
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