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Friday, February 27, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Feb. 27, 2015

It was a mixed week for the major markets. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -7.74 points or -0.04%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped -5.80 points or -0.27%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 7.56 points or 0.15%. Read More ...


The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (0.83%) last week followed by the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR sector (0.70%). The Energy Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-1.89%) of the week followed by the Industrial Select Sector SPDR sector (-1.15%).


The Industrial Goods sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Technology, while Textile Manufacturing, Multimedia/Graphics Sftwr, and General Building Matrials are among the most overvalued industries. The Basic Materials sector is the most oversold sector followed by Utilities, while Copper, Industrial Metals/Mineral, and Oil & Gas Drilling/Explor are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
9.08% AES AES Corp. Utilities
8.06% ROST Ross Stores Consumer Discretionary
6.19% KSS Kohl's Corp. Consumer Discretionary


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-17.78% ESV Ensco plc Energy
-12.65% NE Noble Corp Energy
-12.44% RDC Rowan Cos. Energy


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 0
Downtrend Broken Resistance 25
Uptrend Support 19
Uptrend Exhaustion 27
Uptrend Broken Support 5
Downtrend Resistance 31
Oversold 3

Friday, February 20, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Feb. 20, 2015

It was an up week for the major markets. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 121.09 points or 0.67%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 13.31 points or 0.63%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 62.13 points or 1.27%. Read More ...


The Health Care Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (2.06%) last week followed by the Industrial Select Sector SPDR sector (1.73%). The Energy Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-1.83%) of the week followed by the Financial Select Sector SPDR sector (0.04%).


The Technology sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Conglomerates, while Multimedia/Graphics Sftwr, Business Software & Svcs, and Personal Computers are among the most overvalued industries. The Utilities sector is the most oversold sector followed by Healthcare, while Hospitals, Drug Related Products, and Gas Utilities are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
9.95% BSX Boston Scientific Health Care
7.17% INTU Intuit, Inc. Information Technology
6.87% GT Goodyear Tire & Rubber Consumer Discretionary


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-13.51% FOSL Fossil, Inc. Consumer Discretionary
-10.71% RIG Transocean Energy
-6.94% AVP Avon Products Consumer Staples


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 0
Downtrend Broken Resistance 34
Uptrend Support 18
Uptrend Exhaustion 35
Uptrend Broken Support 1
Downtrend Resistance 48
Oversold 3

Friday, February 13, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Feb. 13, 2015

It was an up week for the major markets. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 195.06 points or 1.09%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 41.52 points or 2.02%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 149.44 points or 3.15%. Read More ...


The Technology Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (3.77%) last week followed by the Materials Select Sector SPDR sector (3.04%). The Utilities Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-2.99%) of the week followed by the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR sector (0.88%).


The Utilities sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Technology, while Multimedia/Graphics Sftwr, Business Software & Svcs, and Personal Computers are among the most overvalued industries. The Industrial Goods sector is the most oversold sector followed by Healthcare, while Hospitals, Metals Fabrication, and Heavy Construction are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
13.67% X United States Steel Corp. Materials
12.55% HAS Hasbro Inc. Consumer Discretionary
11.04% SEE Sealed Air Corp.(New) Materials


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-8.58% GAS NICOR Inc. Utilities
-8.15% AXP American Express Financials
-7.02% TE TECO Energy Utilities


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 1
Downtrend Broken Resistance 35
Uptrend Support 17
Uptrend Exhaustion 14
Uptrend Broken Support 3
Downtrend Resistance 43
Oversold 2

Friday, February 06, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Feb. 6, 2015

It was an up week for the major markets. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 659.34 points or 3.84%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 60.48 points or 3.03%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 109.16 points or 2.36%. Read More ...


The Energy Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (5.65%) last week followed by the Financial Select Sector SPDR sector (4.91%). The Utilities Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-3.64%) of the week followed by the Health Care Select Sector SPDR sector (0.74%).


The Basic Materials sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Utilities, while Agricultural Chemicals, Gold, and Specialty Chemicals are among the most overvalued industries. The Industrial Goods sector is the most oversold sector followed by Healthcare, while Metals Fabrication, Hospitals, and Heavy Construction are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
37.84% HSP Hospira Inc. Health Care
25.52% BTU Peabody Energy Corp Materials
18.09% FTR Frontier Communications Telecommunications Services


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-7.01% GILD Gilead Sciences Health Care
-6.58% TDC Teradata Corp. Telecommunications Services
-5.84% PBI Pitney-Bowes Industrials


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 0
Downtrend Broken Resistance 28
Uptrend Support 4
Uptrend Exhaustion 7
Uptrend Broken Support 6
Downtrend Resistance 34
Oversold 0

Sunday, February 01, 2015

ETF's Currency Shares Aler: iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (FXI)

For the week, the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (FXI) lost 2.51 points or 5.74%. It was the biggest decline recorded. The iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index quarterly uptrend started on October 02, 2014 at 36.72 and reached 43.89 on January 23, 2015, making 19.51% increase in eleven weeks.
FXI: iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index
Technical Stock Market Timing System

Monthly Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) and weekly Lane's Stochastic are overbought. Weekly Lane's Stochastic main line (K%) crossed below an overbought signal line (D%). The Stochastic crossover in overbought area is a sell signal. Daily Lane's Stochastic main line (K%) crossed below overbought signal line (D%). The FXI price is below 20 and above 50 Day Moving Average and near 50 Day Moving Average.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Jan. 30, 2015

All the major US indices were negative. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -507.65 points or -2.87%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped -56.83 points or -2.77%, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped -122.64 points or -2.58%. Read More ...


The Materials Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (-1.16%) last week followed by the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR sector (-1.33%). The Technology Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-3.74%) of the week followed by the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR sector (-3.28%).


The Basic Materials sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Financial, while REIT - Retail, Agricultural Chemicals, and REIT - Residential are among the most overvalued industries. The Utilities sector is the most oversold sector followed by Technology, while Telecom Services/Domestic, Long Distance Carriers, and Data Storage Devices are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
27.64% HAR Harman Int'l Consumer Discretionary
18.76% X United States Steel Corp. Materials
11.63% MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation Materials


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-14.37% MSFT Microsoft Corp. Information Technology
-13.46% QCOM QUALCOMM Inc. Information Technology
-12.63% FCX Freeport-McMoran Cp & Gld Materials


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 8
Downtrend Broken Resistance 15
Uptrend Support 45
Uptrend Exhaustion 5
Uptrend Broken Support 1
Downtrend Resistance 8
Oversold 32

Friday, January 23, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Jan. 23, 2015

It was an up week for the major markets. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 161.03 points or 0.92%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 32.40 points or 1.60%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 123.50 points or 2.66%. Read More ...


The Technology Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (2.65%) last week followed by the Industrial Select Sector SPDR sector (2.29%). The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (0.77%) of the week followed by the Health Care Select Sector SPDR sector (0.81%).


The Utilities sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Healthcare, while Drug Delivery, Medical Labs & Research, and Health Care Plans are among the most overvalued industries. The Financial sector is the most oversold sector followed by Services, while Technical Services, Gaming Activities, and Regional-Pacific Banks are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
15.96% LUV Southwest Airlines Industrials
10.48% VLO Valero Energy Energy
10.30% DAL Delta Airlines Industrials


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-6.68% UPS United Parcel Service Industrials
-6.50% X United States Steel Corp. Materials
-5.97% DFS Discover Fincl. Svcs. Consumer Discretionary


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 7
Downtrend Broken Resistance 16
Uptrend Support 11
Uptrend Exhaustion 43
Uptrend Broken Support 3
Downtrend Resistance 15
Oversold 6

Friday, January 16, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Jan. 16, 2015

All the major US indices were negative. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -225.80 points or -1.27%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped -25.39 points or -1.24%, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped -69.69 points or -1.48%. Read More ...


The Utilities Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (2.62%) last week followed by the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR sector (0.33%). The Financial Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-2.61%) of the week followed by the Technology Select Sector SPDR sector (-2.11%).


The Utilities sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Healthcare, while Drug Delivery, Health Care Plans, and Medical Labs & Research are among the most overvalued industries. The Services sector is the most oversold sector followed by Basic Materials, while Copper, Industrial Metals/Mineral, and Oil & Gas Pipelines are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
7.58% NEM Newmont Mining Corp. (Hldg. Co.) Materials
6.38% MHK Mohawk Industries Consumer Discretionary
5.63% NFX Newfield Exploration Co Energy


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-18.67% SNDK SanDisk Corp. Information Technology
-17.95% FCX Freeport-McMoran Cp & Gld Materials
-14.55% TIF Tiffany & Co. Consumer Discretionary


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 14
Downtrend Broken Resistance 11
Uptrend Support 48
Uptrend Exhaustion 15
Uptrend Broken Support 3
Downtrend Resistance 4
Oversold 26

Friday, January 09, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Jan. 9, 2015

All the major US indices were negative. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -95.62 points or -0.54%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped -13.39 points or -0.65%, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped -22.74 points or -0.48%. Read More ...


The Health Care Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (2.30%) last week followed by the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR sector (1.57%). The Energy Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-3.99%) of the week followed by the Financial Select Sector SPDR sector (-2.47%).


The Industrial Goods sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Healthcare, while General Building Matrials, Textile Manufacturing, and Drug Delivery are among the most overvalued industries. The Utilities sector is the most oversold sector followed by Basic Materials, while Industrial Metals/Mineral, Copper, and Oil & Gas Pipelines are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
10.82% BSX Boston Scientific Health Care
10.09% STZ Constellation Brands Consumer Staples
9.39% MRK Merck & Co. Health Care


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-12.42% OKE ONEOK Inc. Utilities
-12.24% AVP Avon Products Consumer Staples
-11.37% NBR Nabors Industries Ltd. Energy


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 11
Downtrend Broken Resistance 18
Uptrend Support 7
Uptrend Exhaustion 16
Uptrend Broken Support 4
Downtrend Resistance 4
Oversold 5

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Jan. 2, 2015

All the major US indices were negative. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -220.72 points or -1.22%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped -30.57 points or -1.46%, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped -80.05 points or -1.67%. Read More ...


The Energy Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (0.47%) last week followed by the Utilities Select Sector SPDR sector (0.47%). The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-0.72%) of the week followed by the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR sector (-0.29%).


The Financial sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Basic Materials, while REIT - Diversified, Regional-Southwest Banks, and REIT - Retail are among the most overvalued industries. The Industrial Goods sector is the most oversold sector followed by Technology, while Metals Fabrication, General Contractors, and Heavy Construction are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%)SymbolCompanySector
3.94%VRTXVertex PharmaceuticalsHealth Care
3.59%WFMWhole Foods MarketConsumer Staples


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%)SymbolCompanySector
-5.23%SWNSouthwestern Energy Co.Utilities
-4.09%AAPLApple ComputerInformation Technology
-4.08%RIGTransoceanEnergy


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market AlertsCount
Downtrend Exhaustion7
Downtrend Broken Resistance29
Uptrend Support3
Uptrend Exhaustion5
Uptrend Broken Support2
Downtrend Resistance19
Oversold2