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  1. Data Suggest Now is the Time To Buy Mining Stocks (NEM, BHP)

    Chart patterns are sending out strong risk/reward signals for commodities in general and mining companies in particular. ...
  2. Southwestern Energy Growth Plans Could Backfire (SWN)

    Southwestern Energy has committed to doubling its annual spending even though the natural gas contract may be headed lower.
  3. Time to Buy These Stocks at Support (RAI, XRS)

    These stocks are moving within well-established trend channels and have recently pulled back toward channel support, presenting ...
  4. Active Traders Turn Bullish on Biotech (IBB, XBI)

    The recent price activity of two key ETFs suggests that the biotech sector is poised for a comeback.
  5. Buy the Dip During Dog Days (AKS, CERS)

    Buying the dips can book reliable profits but aggressive trade management is needed to control downside risk.
  6. 3 Socks that Tend to Respond Well to MA Crossovers (AAP, KMX)

    It isn't a significant event every time the 50-day moving average crosses the 200-day, but for these stocks it does confirm ...
  7. Financial Stocks Breaking to the Upside (ITUB, HSBC)

    These financial stocks recently broke above resistance, signaling another move to the upside.
  8. Three Energy Stocks Headed For New Highs (PTEN, QEP)

    These oil exploration and production companies have completed tests at long-term support and look ready to head higher into ...
  9. ETF Trades for When Gold Pulls Back (GLD, GDX)

    Gold will pull back eventually. When it does, here are some ETFs to consider buying.
  10. These ETFs Suggest Now Is The Time To Buy Commodities (GLD, DBC)

    The recent pullback in the commodities market has pushed the price of key ETFs toward long-term support levels.
  11. U.S. Steel Headed Higher Into 2017 (X)

    U.S Steel has entered a major uptrend with strong institutional backing; predicting even higher prices in coming months.
  12. Liking the Upside in these Commodity ETFs (SOYB, CORN)

    These agricultural commodities likely have commenced long-term uptrends, or are trading near major support. Either way, the ...
  13. Falling Stocks Still Giving Short Trade Signals (IVZ, FL)

    These stocks are in downtrends, and still flashing short trade signals.
  14. Three S&P 500 Laggards Set to Outperform (VRSN, V)

    These S&P 500 laggards may attract substantial rotational capital as market players take profits in the index's biggest ...
  15. Pfizer Price Levels To Watch After Earnings (PFE)

    Pfizer has rallied to a 12-year high and could add to gains after Tuesday's earnings report but is extremely overbought and ...
  16. Coke Or Pepsi, Which Offers The Better Buy? (KO, PEP)

    Coca-Cola has failed a breakout above 18-year resistance while the Pepsico rally has set off overbought signals.
  17. Chip Stocks Flying High (XLNX, FLEX)

    Semiconductors have broken out to the bull market and all-time highs, raising the odds that the Nasdaq-100 will join the ...
  18. Trading Opportunities Right Now in Currency ETFs (FXY, FXC)

    These currencies are near important technical levels, which provide trading opportunities with favorable risk/reward ratios.
  19. Active Traders Are Turning Bullish on Financials (XLF, KBE)

    The financials industry is often considered one of the most stable segments for investment. Is now the time to buy these ...
  20. Apple Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (AAPL)

    Technical indicators have deteriorated badly, raising odds that Apple will enter a new downtrend after earnings.
  21. Housing and Jobs Keep U.S. Indexes Near Highs (SPY, DIA)

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  22. Political Headwinds Dampen Gilead Sciences Outlook (GILD)

    Gilead Sciences earnings on July 25 may be overshadowed by Democratic calls to rein in runaway drug pricing.
  23. Stocks Close to Technical Entry Points (ABEV, GGB)

    These stocks are trading near trendline support, providing a potential buying opportunity.
  24. 3 ETFs for Trading the Breakout in Technology (VGT, XLK)

    Based on the bullish chart patterns of these 3 ETFs, now could be a great time to buy tech stocks.
  25. Coal Rally Has Room to Run (KOL, CNX)

    The coal sector turned sharply higher with the broad commodity complex in the first quarter and could gain additional ground ...
  26. Now Is the Time to Buy Sugar and Coffee (JO, SGG)

    Most traders are currently focused on hard commodities such as gold and oil. However, bullish price action in coffee and ...
  27. Time to Sell These Stocks With Double Tops (G, NCR)

    These stocks have completed a topping pattern, indicating their run higher may be over.
  28. 3 Single Digit Darlings Flying High (LEDS, HMNY)

    Single digit momentum plays can yield fabulous profits, but aggressive risk management is needed to avoid financial games ...
  29. Bank of America Levels to Watch After Earnings (BAC, JPM)

    Bank of America could make incremental technical progress after a strong earnings report while a weak confessional is unlikely ...
  30. How to Trade These Top Performing Sector ETFs (XLU, XLE)

    With the S&P 500 at all-time highs, lots of sectors are performing well. But these are the best-performing sectors.
  31. 3 Underfollowed ETFs to Watch (VEU, BSV)

    Long-term traders are using technical analysis to identify buying opportunities in underfollowed ETFs. We'll take a closer ...
  32. Fours Stocks Breaking Out to the Upside (IBN, WDC)

    These stocks are breaking through chart pattern resistance, signaling another move to the upside.
  33. The Uptrend in Commodities Is Just Getting Started (ABX, AA)

    Despite the run in commodities so far in 2016, the long-term chart patterns are suggesting that this could only be the beginning.
  34. Crude Oil Overbought at Mid-Year (USO, XLE)

    Crude oil could consolidate its enormous gains into the fourth quarter while U.S. energy funds join the broad market at new ...
  35. Long-term Upside Breakouts Close at Hand (AMGN, ARMK)

    These three stocks are approaching major highs and resistance, and a breakout could mean another strong advance to the upside.
  36. Costco Headed for Test of Bull Market High (COST, WMT)

    Thursday's bullish price action could eventually yield a breakout to an all-time high and strong trend advance.
  37. U.S. Airlines Enter Bear Markets (UAL, AAL)

    U.S. airline carriers with international exposure could offer excellent short sales after oversold technical readings work ...
  38. 3 Ways to Add Dividends to Your Portfolio (VYM, HDV)

    Heightened volatility has led many investors to search for quality dividend-paying investments. In this article, we'll take ...
  39. 3 Stocks Breaking Higher (ALL, FE)

    These three stocks are breaking through resistance, signaling another advance to the upside.
  40. How to Trade the Breakout in Silver (SLV, EXK)

    Many traders are turning to the silver market given the strong surge in momentum. While all eyes are on the underlying commodity ...
  41. Stocks to Buy Along Trendline Support (ABBV, MXL)

    These stocks are near or approaching trendline support, which is often a favorable time to buy.
  42. Biotech Bottom Calls After Big Bounce (IBB, XBI)

    Biotech funds have bounced sharply after testing downtrend lows, setting off a wave of bottom calls.
  43. Time Running Out For Microsoft Bulls (MSFT)

    Six tests at October 2015 breakout support have failed to attract buying interest, raising odds for a breakdown that ends ...
  44. ETFs with Major Breakout Potential (ASHR, IEMG)

    These ETFs are moving in price patterns, that when broken, could set up big trending moves.
  45. Apple And Netflix Back In Bear Market Territory (AAPL, NFLX)

    Apple and Netflix have sold off after Brexit and are testing support levels that, if broken, will signal the start of active ...
  46. British Petroleum Caught In Brexit's Maelstrom (BP, XOM)

    British Petroleum now faces its biggest economic challenge since the Deep Horizon Gulf Coast oil spill in 2010
  47. Buy or Sell the Biggest Brexit Losers (BCS, SAN)

    A "yes" Brexit vote hammered some stocks down more than 13% on June 24. Now it is time to decide if that presents a buying ...
  48. Gold Bulls In Control After Brexit (GLD, PHYS)

    Gold funds lifted to the top of 4 month rising channels on Friday and should break out into healthy trend advances.
  49. McDonalds Headed Into Long-term Sell Cycle (MCD)

    McDonald's led the broad market in the first quarter but has now entered a long-term sell cycle that could yield a trip to ...
  50. Big Biotech Set to Bounce Off Deep Lows (GILD, CELG)

    Relative strength indicators in the biotech sector have hit their deepest oversold readings since 2008, predicting a strong ...
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