Tag: Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis: What A Trend Change Really Means

October 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Technical Analysis:  What A Trend Change Really Means

The S&P 500 had a great run this summer. Over a three month period from June 4th to September 15th, the large cap index shot up 16%.  During that time, the S&P set a series of higher highs and higher lows.  And it established a strong uptrend. But what a difference a few weeks can […]

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Read This Before You Buy Another Stock

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Read This Before You Buy Another Stock

It’s been a little more than a week since Fed Chairman Bernanke revealed his plan for a third round of quantitative easing.  As expected, the S&P 500 jumped higher in the days following the announcement. However, after the initial surge, the S&P 500 has done little more than tread water.  In fact, the large cap […]

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Use Options To Cash In On The Next Selloff

June 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Use Options To Cash In On The Next Selloff

Stocks have been bruised and battered by a barrage of negative news lately. The S&P 500 is down 10% from the bull market high of 1,422.  And it’s in danger of falling much lower. You see, the S&P closed below a key technical support on Friday.  And the last time the large cap index fell […]

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Technical Analysis: S&P 500 Has Its Sights Set On The Bull Market Highs

May 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Technical Analysis:  S&P 500 Has Its Sights Set On The Bull Market Highs

This week we’re taking a look at the recent price action of the S&P 500. On April 2nd, the S&P 500 touched a bull market high of 1,422.  But things quickly took a turn for the worse. Over the next few trading days, the S&P 500 quickly fell more than 4.5% to 1,357.  And then […]

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Technical Analysis: A Cup And Handle You Don’t Want To Miss

March 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Technical Analysis:  A Cup And Handle You Don’t Want To Miss

An amazing opportunity to make money in small cap stocks is developing right now. Here’s the thing… One of my favorite bullish continuation patterns is forming on the chart of the Russell 2000 small cap index.  It’s called the cup and handle.  The pattern’s funny name comes from it looking a bit like a tea […]

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Technical Analysis: Watch These Levels Closely…

December 29, 2011 | By | Reply More
Technical Analysis:  Watch These Levels Closely…

Last week I shared with you a highly important technical pattern developing in the broad market indexes.  The pattern I highlighted is a triangle consolidation- which usually leads to big market moves. I went on to say that if the Dow broke above a crucial technical level, we’d be looking for a nice rally in […]

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Technical Patterns: A Big Move Is Coming…

December 22, 2011 | By | Reply More
Technical Patterns:  A Big Move Is Coming…

US investors are going to get their holiday wishes filled after all… The Santa Claus rally has officially arrived! US stocks are pushing dramatically higher in recent trading.  The Dow rose by a sweet 337 points on Tuesday and tacked on another 4 points yesterday. That’s a cheery 2.8% pre-holiday surge in just two short […]

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Gold Stocks: Now’s The Time To Buy…

December 15, 2011 | By | Reply More
Gold Stocks:  Now’s The Time To Buy…

Well here we are… the holiday season is in full swing. And that means the fat man in the red suit will be sliding down chimneys in the very near future.  Of course, kids are ripe with anticipation in hopes Santa will bring them just what they’re wishing for. But they’re not the only ones […]

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Agribusiness Stocks Are Breaking Out

September 6, 2011 | By | Reply More
Agribusiness Stocks Are Breaking Out

“Dad, you know I love this place… but I’m not coming back to the farm.” It was an easy decision for me at the time. Back in 2001, corn prices were still cheap.  And it was hard to make a living producing corn. For nearly 30 years, corn prices fluctuated between $2 and $4 per […]

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Is Apple Going To $500?

October 20, 2010 | By | Reply More
Is Apple Going To $500?

Apple (AAPL) has been on absolute tear recently.  Investors are buying the tech darling stock hand over fist. In the last two months the shares have surged nearly 30% from the August lows. Now, you may not think a 30% move is a big deal. After all, a 30% move for a $20 stock can […]

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