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Archived Since:February 23, 2011

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Is this the Big Beautiful Bullish Breakout for Baidu BIDU

Is THIS the actual Big Bullish Breakout for BIDU? After a nasty Bull Trap tricked traders in May, price held support in the lower rising triangle trendline, keeping the pattern in play. After three weeks (so far) in a row above the falling triangle trendline, is THIS a valid break? Let’s take a look: If […]

The Top Three Bullishly Trending Stocks above 200 day SMA Scan

When swing trading, we like scanning for “strong stocks getting stronger.” A simple, effective method for doing so is to identify stocks extended above their rising 200 day Simple Moving Average. Let’s highlight the Top Three Trending Stocks right now under this metric: Strongly trending stock NVIDIA (NVDA) tops our list of stocks extended (by […]

General Electric GE Crushes to New Lows in Trendline Arc Pattern

General Electric continues to struggle with a breakdown to new swing lows this morning. We’ve been discussing this “Rounded Arc” pattern as seen from our July 10 post “GE Struggles with Weekly Arc Lower.” Today, we’re seeing a resolution of that arc with continued downward momentum in price. Here’s the latest developments: This morning price […]

After Impressive Rally MSFT Hanging Out at the Highs

You may not see Microsft (MSFT) as a great candidate for day trading, but swing traders certainly have been using it with good results. Let’s chart the recent impressive rally into the current reversal candle “hanging out” at the highs: Microsoft (MSFT) shares rallied 11 straight days higher including today from the $68.00 lower support […]

Creeper Emini Trend to New Highs Revealed July 20

The bulls charge forward, carving out a new all-time high this morning. This afternoon doesn’t look so bullish – but let’s update our chart and note what’s new. Here’s today’s updated Emini (@ES) trading levels for your trades: Bull bull bull!  Breakout breakout breakout! A “Creeper Trend” emerged after July 12th’s trendline breakout. We call […]

Critical Support Test Challenge for Goldman Sachs GS

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported positive earnings that beat expectations yesterday… yet the stock fell. Shares now face a critical “Make or Break” support challenge at a key confluence level. What is it and what’s the short-term trade from here?  Let’s plan it: As a long-term trader, it still frustrates me to no end to see […]

Back to the Lows we Go in Chipotle CMG after Big Arc

After a textbook Rounded Arc formation completed in Chipotle (CMG) shares, we  now see a return to the prior lows. Let’s update our charts, note the key price level, and study the pattern: A big negative momentum divergence – a “Three Push” Pattern – set in on the rally toward $500 per share. Sellers stepped […]

Peeking at Market Internals on the Breakout to New Highs

What are market internals saying about the recent big bullish breakout to new all-time highs? Let’s take a look and listen to the message beneath the market: We listen to the message from price which is saying “I’m breaking out – I’m all new all-time highs.  I’m very bullish.” Great, Mr. Market – that’s wonderful.  […]

Big Breakout to New Highs in Emerging Markets EEM

If you’re only watching the US Indexes like the S&P 500, you may have missed Wednesday’s and Thursday’s bullish breakout in Emerging Markets (ETF symbol EEM). Let’s take a look and see what’s happening in this lesser-watched market: While the S&P 500 trades just beneath its all time high – and the US Dow Jones […]

Watching a Bullish Breakout in Apple AAPL Shares

Apple (AAPL) shares broke Thursday above a key price level, and we’re carefully watching what happens next. Here’s the breakout and the Daily Chart levels: Buyers held support after a steep pullback (retracement) toward the $142.00 price level. Note the yellow highlight and the positive divergence – with declining sell/bear volume. That combination (in an […]

Triangles and the Current Rectangle Patterns in EURUSD

We’re seeing many exciting Triangle Price Patterns develop on the pathway lower for the EURUSD FOREX pair. After two smaller triangles, a clear sideways rectangle developed with clear boundaries. Let’s study these triangles and pinpoint the key pivots for future trades: On the way down from 1.50000 to the 1.0000 level, the EURUSD formed three […]

The Weekly Autozone AZO AutoArc Reversal

Autozone (AZO) shares experienced serious selling pressure in 2017, collapsing from the $800 level toward the current break beneath $500 per share. Let’s highlight the “Rounded Arc” Pattern – one of my favorites – and plot where we are now: A lengthy bullish uptrend sent shares trending steadily higher above $800 per share. However, negative […]

New Exciting Thrilling All Time Highs in the Dow Jones Today

We couldn’t be more excited!  Let’s celebrate the New All-Time, Never-before-seen, Highs in the Dow Jones Industrial Average!!! Before we get too bullish and excited, let’s take a look at the prior three new all-time highs and update a new Fibonacci Retracement Grid: The Dow Jones carved out two prior “New All-Time Exciting Highs” before […]

The Fib and Arc Pathway Still Playing in Emini July 11

You’d think today would be different but it’s not – and that gives us an edge as traders. Here’s today’s updated Emini (@ES) trading levels for your trades: Believe it or not, we’re STILL within our short and intermediate term Fibonacci Grid. Still! The market hasn’t made much progress since late May as price remains […]

GE Struggles During Weekly Rounded Arc Lower

Shares of General Electric (GE) sank lower today after forming a larger Weekly Arc Reversal pattern. Let’s see the pattern and pinpoint the current support/target levels for price right now: We see a long term uptrend from 2012 continue until the 2016 peak above $32.00. During the 2016 period, price stalled with a “Rounded Reversal” […]

No Really We are Back Inside our Emini Fibonacci Grid July 10

We’re baaaaaaack!  And probably never, ever, ever leaving the Emini Fibonacci Grid. That’s of course not true, but for now, we’re back within our grid! Here’s today’s updated Emini (@ES) trading levels for your trades: Believe it or not, we’re STILL within our short and intermediate term Fibonacci Grid. The yellow “midpoint” highlight stretches from […]

The Tesla TSLA Daily Chart Drop to Support July 6

Tesla (TSLA) shares plunged this week, collapsing from the $380+ peak toward the $300 level. How did it happen and what’s the play from the currently achieved support target? Let’s discover together: First, take a look at yesterday’s lesson on trend reversals in Foot Locker (FL). With that information, we see a similar push up […]

Emini Dropping Lower in our Fib Grid July 6

Even with today’s morning drop, the @ES remained within the Fibonacci Grid we’ve held since June began. Here’s today’s updated Emini (@ES) trading levels for your trades: Believe it or not, we’re STILL within our short and intermediate term Fibonacci Grid. The yellow “midpoint” highlight stretches from the 2,420 level to 2,432. Price gapped down […]

The Foot Locker Dropper FL is a Study in Big Trend Reversals

Foot Locker (FL) collapsed from the highs, turning the trend quickly from up to down (bull to bear). How’d it happen and what specific steps did price take ahead of the reversal? Let’s use FL as a quick study in modeling long-term trend reversals: Foot Locker gives us a textbook study in trend progression. Trends […]

July 5 Emini Update Still Playing in that Lovely Fibonacci Grid

The market remained within the tight Fibonacci Grid we’ve held since June began. Here’s today’s updated Emini (@ES) trading levels for your trades: Believe it or not, we’re STILL within our short and intermediate term Fibonacci Grid. The yellow “midpoint” highlight stretches from the 2,420 level to 2,432. We’re BACK within the short-term range. Note […]

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