Charts, Patterns & Technical Indicators

  1. These Chart Suggest Now Is the Time to Buy Metals (GLD, SLV)

    Active traders are turning bullish on metals. We'll take a closer look at the charts to determine where to buy.
  2. These Charts Suggest Financials Are Headed Higher (XLF, KIE)

    The charts of key ETFs that follow various segments of the financial sector suggest now could be the time to buy.
  3. Two Oil Plays with Offshore Drillers (ESV, ATW)

    Rising oil prices could make offshore drillers like Atwood Oceanics and Ensco PLC attractive again.
  4. Apple Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (AAPL)

    Funds and institutions need to come off this sidelines after this week's highly anticipated earnings report, or the stock ...
  5. Trades Setting Up in These Volatile Stocks (DNR, CSIQ)

    These stocks all have betas—a volatility measure—higher than three, and potential trade signals are close at hand in these ...
  6. Gold and Silver Turn Higher Above Key Support (GLD, SLV)

    Gold and silver are turning higher after pulling back toward key long-term support areas.
  7. Bulls Hanging Up on Verizon (VZ, YHOO)

    Verizon missed earnings estimates just two months after failing a breakout above 3-year resistance, setting the stage for ...
  8. Tesla Earnings a Referendum on CEO Musk (TSLA, SCTY)

    Skeptical market players are ready to act on the growing divide between Tesla's colorful CEO and actual quarterly metrics.
  9. American Express Levels To Watch After Earnings (AXP, V)

    Look for American Express bottom fishers to limit damage after this week's quarterly earnings report.
  10. Watch for These Triangle Breakouts (WY, SU)

    Watch for triangle breakouts in these stocks, which could indicate the trend direction over the next several months.
  11. eBay's Domination Could Last Into 2017 (EBAY, PYPL)

    eBay broke out to an all time high in July and will test those double digit percentage gains with this week's quarterly confessional. ...
  12. Base Metals are Starting to Shine (DBB, SCCO)

    The chart of the DBB ETF suggests base metals could have a strong finish in 2016.
  13. Head and Shoulders Top Forming in These Stocks (ED, BSMX)

    Head and shoulders patterns in these stocks indicate lower prices to come.
  14. Department Stores Telling a Binary Tale (M, DDS)

    Department stores haven't broken their long downtrends yet, but a few components have attracted substantial buying interest ...
  15. Intel Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (INTC)

    Intel has been testing 15-year resistance for the last 22-months and will need an exceptionally strong earnings report to ...
  16. IBM Bottoming Pattern May Continue Into 2017 (IBM)

    IBM has bottomed out after a 3-year downtrend but a new uptrend could take months or years to unfold.
  17. ETF Trading Opportunities to Watch Closely (IBB, DBA)

    These ETFs are all making significant trending moves, or about to start a new trending wave. Trading opportunities are underway ...
  18. Bet on Europe With These 3 ETFs (VGK, EWQ)

    Investors have recently moved away from Europe. However, the charts of several key funds are pointing to higher prices.
  19. 3 Commodity ETFs That Point to Higher Prices (DBC, JO)

    The charts of these 3 ETFs suggest that now is actually the time to buy.
  20. JPMorgan Chase Levels to Watch After Earnings (JPM, BAC)

    JPMorgan has rallied into a test of the 2015 bull market high ahead of earnings, but a breakout may have to wait until a ...
  21. Trending Stocks to Buy on the Pullback (BVN, ACC)

    Based on strong uptrends, recent pullbacks are providing traders with an opportunity to get in ahead of the next move higher. ...
  22. CSX Earnings Could Wake Up Sleepy Transports (CSX, UNP)

    CSX has gained significant ground since bottoming out in February, but this week's earnings report will pose a major test ...
  23. Banking and Insurance ETFs Break to Upside (XLF, KRE)

    Financials have broken above a small descending channel within a longer-term uptrend. That signals higher prices to come.
  24. Despite the Sell-off, the Uptrend in Gold Is Intact (GLD, GDXJ)

    The sharp drop in gold has many investors concerned about a trend reversal. Based on these charts, the move toward key long-term ...
  25. Gold Uptrend In Jeopardy After Selloff (GLD)

    Gold's high volume breakaway gap predicts much lower prices in coming weeks.
  26. 3 Ways to Trade the Strength in Real Estate (XHB, IYR)

    Strong investor sentiment across the real estate market has many investors looking to gain exposure. We'll take a look at ...
  27. Watch These Stocks for a Breakout Move (CSCO, CRH)

    These three stocks are moving within a tight price band following a rally, and will likely see a breakout soon.
  28. 3 Mining Stocks Poised to Pop (BHP, RIO)

    Based on the bullish chart patterns discussed in this article, it appears that now could be a good time to buy the big-name ...
  29. Two Big Biotechs Flash Bearish Signals (CELG, GILD)

    Biotech funds are trading near rally highs, but two popular blue chip components are struggling, a foretelling weakness that ...
  30. Communications Giants Slumping Despite iPhone Hype (AAPL, VZ)

    AT&T and Verizon have failed to rally in reaction to iPhone 7 sales euphoria, raising doubts about the smartphone's long-term ...
  31. Watch for Breakouts in These Commodity ETFs (USO, GLD)

    Major commodities such as oil, gold, and silver are all consolidating in tight patterns following a rally and are poised ...
  32. Candlestick Charting: What Is It?

    Discover the components and basic patterns of this ancient technical analysis technique.
  33. 3 Nasdaq-100 Stocks Ready to Play Catch-Up (SYMC, XLNX)

    These Nasdaq-100 components show stronger buying interest than price gains, predicting the price will play catch up in coming ...
  34. Bullish Technicals Predict Twitter Takeout (TWTR, DIS)

    Twitter has broken out on heavy volume in reaction to takeout rumors that are likely to presage a profitable company sale. ...
  35. Sell Short Homebuilders in a Trump Presidency (ITB)

    One in five illegal immigrants works in construction according to Pew, with a Trump presidency likely to create labor shortages ...
  36. These Charts Suggest Now Is the Time to Buy Platinum (PPLT, SWC)

    The strong chart patterns on these platinum-related assets suggest that now is the time to buy.
  37. Utilities Awake From Their Slumber After the Fed (NI,NEE)

    Utilities have ended a summer correction, setting the stage for a trend advance that should continue into 2017.
  38. Double Tops Giving Sell Signals (AMT, BND)

    These REITs and ETFs have formed a bearish topping pattern. Rallies are selling opportunities, as lower prices are expected.
  39. Nike Spiraling Lower After Rio Misfire (NKE)

    Nike has transitioned from market leader into laggard in 2016 and could now enter a long-term downtrend.
  40. FedEx Set to Challenge 2015 High After Earnings (FDX, UPS)

    Fedex is likely to break out above 6-month range resistance after strong earnings and head into a test of the 2015 bull market ...
  41. Invest in Utilities With These ETFs (XLU, JXI)

    The strong uptrends shown on the charts of these utility ETFs suggest now could be the time to buy.
  42. Trend Channel Buying Opportunity in These Stocks (ABBV, RTN)

    These stocks are rising within trend channels and flashing a buy signal with the price near channel support.
  43. 3 Bullish Plays in the Apple Ecosystem

    Apple suppliers have lifted with the tech icon in reaction to higher iPhone 7 sales estimates and should gain additional ...
  44. Chevron at Cusp of Intermediate Correction (CVX, XOM)

    Chevron has turned lower after failing to pierce major resistance above 100 and could descend into the 80s in coming months. ...
  45. These Stocks Are at Breakout Levels (NVDA, ADSK)

    These stocks have formed strong trading patterns over the last several weeks, and a breakout is becoming more likely.
  46. This Chart Suggests Now Is the Time to Buy Sugar (SGG, CZZ)

    The break above the resistance of an ascending triangle suggests that prices of the assets mentioned in this article could ...
  47. 3 Chip Stocks With Strong Buy Patterns (MSCC, HIMX)

    Chip stocks are leading the broad market and tech sector, with mid and small cap components ready to add to impressive 2 ...
  48. Invest in South America With These 3 ETFs (EWZ, EPU)

    If you're seeking exposure outside of the United States, consider these country-specific ETFs that track the major emerging ...
  49. Apple Bulls Take Charge Ahead of iPhone Release (AAPL)

    Apple has broken out of its long downtrend after major missteps by rival Samsung but faces a long slow road back to the 2 ...
  50. 3 Small-cap Rallies Flying Under the Radar (STS, HDSN)

    The Russell-2000 small-cap index is pulling back after failing to pierce 2015 resistance, but a handful of sector mavericks ...
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