Charts, Patterns & Technical Indicators

  1. The 5 Most Powerful Candlestick Patterns

    Statistics show unusual accuracy for the buy and sell signals of certain candlestick patterns.
  2. An Active Trader's View on BRIC (EWZ, RSX)

    An analysis of how active traders will look at trading the BRIC economies over the weeks/months ahead.
  3. Three Momentum Stocks Breaking Out (NTES, CDW)

    These stocks have been rallying aggressively, but after a brief pullback look poised to head even higher.
  4. Fitbit Fades Fast as Past Gains are Erased (FIT)

    Fitbit bulls can't seem to sustain a rally with shares again testing critical trend line support levels this week.
  5. Conn's Shares Fall After it Fails to Impress in Q1 (CONN)

    Conn's shares fell lower following a weaker-than-expected second quarter, but there are some potential catalysts for the ...
  6. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet for the Long-term Investor (OLLI)

    Since April of this year, Ollie’s has triggered eight days of potential accumulation signals with the latest occurring on ...
  7. Better Times Ahead for AMD Shareholders (AMD, NVDA)

    Advanced Micro Devices got pummeled in a 24% decline last month but has built a bullish recovery pattern that should yield ...
  8. Herbalife Bulls Still in Charge After Selloff (HLF)

    Herbalife fell more than 6% after reducing second quarter revenue guidance but a loyal shareholder base should limit downside ...
  9. Sprint Speculators Should Curb Their Enthusiasm (S, TMUS)

    Sprint speculators have failed to lift the stock into double digits despite merger discussions with T-Mobile U.S., suggesting ...
  10. Defense Stocks Have Room to Run (LMT, NOC.COL)

    President Trump's commitment to higher military spending should underpin blue chip defense contractors throughout his administration. ...
  11. Could Disney Be Due for a Rebound? (DIS)

    Disney shares have moved lower following ESPN's layoff and a weak first quarter, but the stock may be approaching oversold ...
  12. Is PayPal Overbought at Current Levels? (PYPL)

    PayPal Holdings soared higher following its first-quarter earnings, but the stock may be approaching overbought levels based ...
  13. 3 Charts That Suggest Gold Stocks Are Headed Higher (GLD, GDX)

    A rising gold price is a positive for all gold miners as evident by the bullish chart patterns discussed in this article. ...
  14. Stocks Rise Despite Weak Employment Data (SPY, DIA)

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  15. What Does the Chart Say About Treasuries? (TLT)

    Treasuries have unexpectedly risen over the past several months as economic indicators appear to tell a conflicting story ...
  16. Lululemon Reverses Decline with Breakout (LULU)

    Lululemon surprised investors with a strong first quarter, but the company still faces headwinds, and the breakout could ...
  17. FedEx Heads Into Key Test Above 200 (FDX)

    FedEx has rallied to a bull market and all-time high above 200 but could reverse and head back down to 190 in coming weeks.
  18. Macau Helps Wynn Break out from Rising Wedge (WYNN)

    Wynn Resorts broke out from a rising wedge pattern thanks to bullish data out of Macau, but the stock appears top-heavy from ...
  19. U.S. Automakers Oversold and Ready to Rally (GM, F)

    Ford and General Motors have bounced off deep lows after multi-month declines and could gain additional ground into the third ...
  20. Penny Stocks to Watch for June 2017

    These ten penny stocks trading on U.S. public exchanges could gain substantial ground in 2017.
  21. Sirius XM Hits Resistance After Rally (SIRI, P)

    Sirius XM shares rose higher on Thursday amid rumors of a buyout by Verizon, but shares appear overbought on a technical ...
  22. Utilities Head Toward Bull Market Highs (NEE, AEP)

    Utilities have gained substantial ground since a post-election selloff and could challenge bull market highs in coming months. ...
  23. Palo Alto Underpins Cybersecurity Rally (PANW, HACK)

    Palo Alto Networks beat profit and revenue estimates, putting a fire under cybersecurity plays that charged higher after ...
  24. These ETFs Tend to Do Well in June (FXF, FXA)

    These ETFs have moved higher in June at least 82% of the time.
  25. Broadcom Highlights Big Week for Chip Stocks (BRCM, ADI)

    The chip sector added to its market leading gains after a strong Analog Devices report, ahead of Thursday's eagerly-awaited ...
  26. The RSI Indicator Suggests Technology Stocks Are Primed for a Pullback

    Overbought readings on these key tech assets suggest a significant pullback could be in the cards over the coming weeks/months.
  27. Costco Challenging Bull Market High After Earnings (COST)

    Costco has lifted into long-term resistance after a surprisingly strong first-quarter earnings report, raising odds for an ...
  28. Historically Strong Stocks in June (ICLR, ILMN)

    These four stocks including Oracle and Infosys have a strong historical tendency to rise in June, often moving up significantly.
  29. Major Resistance Levels Suggest Commodities Are Headed Lower (DBC, WEAT)

    Nearby resistance on key commodity-related charts suggests the bears are taking control of the momentum and that the downtrend ...
  30. Stocks Rise as Earnings Surpass Expectations (SPY, DIA)

    The major U.S. indexes moved higher this week as companies posted exceptional first-quarter earnings.
  31. Amazon Nears $1,000 Mark but Approaches Overbought Levels (AMZN, MSFT)

    Amazon.com is rapidly approaching the $1,000 per share milestone, but the stock appears to be overbought from a technical ...
  32. Sears: Turnaround or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’? (SHLD, AMZN)

    Sears Holdings jumped after its first-quarter earnings announcement, but the rally was short-lived as analysts cast doubt ...
  33. Will Banks Break the Bull Market? (JPM, BAC)

    Major banks have carved head and shoulders patterns at rally highs, raising odds for breakdowns that signal a broad summer ...
  34. Southwest Airlines Confirms Multi-year Breakout (LUV)

    Southwest Airlines has lifted above the March rally high, confirming a long-term breakout that could reach the 70s or 80s.
  35. Financials on a Technical Cusp (XLF, KRE)

    Financial ETFs have reached a critical technical juncture. How the ETFs act here could signal the price direction for the ...
  36. Best Buy Rockets Into Resistance After Earnings (BBY)

    Best Buy blew away quarterly estimates, lifting more than 14% ahead of the opening bell, but now faces a tough test at long-term ...
  37. Will Micron Breakout from Its Ascending Triangle? (MU)

    Micron Technology has experienced a strong rally so far this year and looks ready to breakout from an ascending triangle ...
  38. Where Might Inovio Shares Land Post-Breakout? (INO)

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals recently broke out following positive clinical data, but its future appears clouded from a technical ...
  39. BlackBerry Turnaround Catching Fire (BBRY)

    BlackBerry has reached a 2-year high, with improved sentiment likely to generate a sustained uptrend and even higher prices. ...
  40. Lowe's in a Tailspin After Earnings Shortfall (LOW, HD)

    Lowe's sold off more than 4% on Wednesday morning after missing quarterly estimates and could trade down to 70 in coming ...
  41. Three Stocks Starting Another Move Higher (APO, CENX)

    These stocks are in strong uptrends, and are starting to move higher again after a pullback/consolidation phase.
  42. Transportation Securities Bullish (IYT, FDX)

    Nearby support from ascending trendlines and 200-day moving averages on these transportation assets suggests that now could ...
  43. Take-Two Could Struggle to Rally Higher (TTWO)

    Take-Two experienced a volatile two days of trading following the delay of RDR2, but the stock could be moving into overbought ...
  44. Teva Breaks Down to Fresh Lows – Will It Bottom Out? (TEVA)

    Teva Pharmaceuticals has experienced a rough year, but the stock could be bottoming out at current levels.
  45. Time to Buy Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX)

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals is setting off buy signals after Bill Ackman's Pershing Capital pulled up stakes and took a massive ...
  46. Is Tesla Topping Out? (TSLA)

    Tesla's lack of progress since breaking out to a new high above 300 in April could signal an impending slide toward $250. ...
  47. Nearby Support Suggests Now Is the Time to Buy Base Metals (JJM, DBB)

    Traders have lost interest in base metals, but nearby support levels suggest that now could be the ideal time to buy. (JJM,DBB,JJC)
  48. Jewellers Vulnerable to Brick & Mortar Exodus (TIF, SIG)

    Tiffany's and Signet Jewelers first quarter earnings reports this week could confirm slowing sales due to the e-commerce ...
  49. 3 Under-the-radar Momentum Plays (AOII, WTW)

    A basket of small cap stocks are charging higher in 2017 momentum rallies that could eventually end at much higher price ...
  50. Stocks Fall as Political Turmoil Grips the U.S. (SPY, DIA)

    This week the major U.S. indexes moved lower amid alleged Donald Trump controversies.
Hot Definitions
  1. Volatility

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  2. Money Market

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  3. Cost of Debt

    Cost of debt is the effective rate that a company pays on its current debt as part of its capital structure.
  4. Depreciation

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  5. Ratio Analysis

    A ratio analysis is a quantitative analysis of information contained in a company’s financial statements.
  6. Time Value of Money - TVM

    The time value of money is the idea that money presently available is worth more than the same amount in the future due to ...
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