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Friday, April 10, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Apr. 10, 2015

It was an up week for the major markets. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 294.41 points or 1.66%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 35.10 points or 1.70%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 109.04 points or 2.23%. Read More ...


The Energy Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (3.11%) last week followed by the Health Care Select Sector SPDR sector (2.88%). The Financial Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (0.12%) of the week followed by the Utilities Select Sector SPDR sector (0.25%).


The Basic Materials 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 Industrial Goods sector is the most oversold sector followed by Conglomerates, while Lumber Wood Production, Farm/Construction Machnry, and Metals Fabrication are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
21.27% PRGO Perrigo Co Health Care
20.91% MYL Mylan Inc. Health Care
14.31% GE General Electric Industrials


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-5.06% LEN Lennar Corp. Consumer Discretionary
-4.39% BBBY Bed Bath & Beyond Consumer Discretionary
-4.06% SPG Simon Property Group, Inc Financials


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 2
Downtrend Broken Resistance 17
Uptrend Support 12
Uptrend Exhaustion 8
Uptrend Broken Support 2
Downtrend Resistance 25
Oversold 4

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - Apr. 2, 2015

It was a mixed week for the major markets. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 50.58 points or 0.29%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 5.94 points or 0.29%, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped -4.28 points or -0.09%. Read More ...


The Energy Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (1.73%) last week followed by the Utilities Select Sector SPDR sector (1.53%). The Health Care Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-1.44%) of the week followed by the Industrial Select Sector SPDR sector (-0.22%).


The Basic Materials 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 Utilities sector is the most oversold sector followed by Services, while Gaming Activities, Auto Parts Wholesale, and Major Airlines are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
12.06% KMX Carmax Inc Consumer Discretionary
7.71% SWN Southwestern Energy Co. Utilities
7.33% COG Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Energy


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-5.86% DAL Delta Airlines Industrials
-5.74% MYL Mylan Inc. Health Care
-5.07% BTU Peabody Energy Corp Materials


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 1
Downtrend Broken Resistance 18
Uptrend Support 20
Uptrend Exhaustion 5
Uptrend Broken Support 0
Downtrend Resistance 11
Oversold 15

Friday, March 20, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - March 20, 2015

It was an up week for the major markets. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 378.34 points or 2.13%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 54.70 points or 2.66%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 154.66 points or 3.17%. Read More ...


The Health Care Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (4.30%) last week followed by the Utilities Select Sector SPDR sector (3.45%). The Materials Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-1.22%) of the week followed by the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR sector (1.37%).


The Industrial Goods sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Services, while Specialty Eateries, Aerospace/Defense-Prd/Svc, and Drugs Wholesale are among the most overvalued industries. The Conglomerates sector is the most oversold sector followed by Basic Materials, while Aluminum, Industrial Metals/Mineral, and Copper are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
15.15% BIIB BIOGEN IDEC INC Health Care
13.85% REGN Regeneron Health Care
12.25% BTU Peabody Energy Corp Materials


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-7.65% DD Du Pont (E.I.) Materials
-6.58% ARG Airgas Inc. Materials
-4.42% AA Alcoa Inc Materials


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 1
Downtrend Broken Resistance 21
Uptrend Support 8
Uptrend Exhaustion 24
Uptrend Broken Support 8
Downtrend Resistance 15
Oversold 8

Friday, March 13, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - March 13, 2015

All the major US indices were negative. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -107.47 points or -0.60%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped -17.86 points or -0.86%, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped -55.61 points or -1.13%. Read More ...


The Health Care Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (0.56%) last week followed by the Financial Select Sector SPDR sector (0.37%). The Energy Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-2.80%) of the week followed by the Technology Select Sector SPDR sector (-2.12%).


The Services sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Industrial Goods, while Publishing - Newspapers, Aerospace/Defense-Prd/Svc, and Specialty Eateries are among the most overvalued industries. The Basic Materials sector is the most oversold sector followed by Utilities, while Aluminum, Electric Utilities, and Industrial Metals/Mineral are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
15.27% URBN Urban Outfitters Inc. Consumer Discretionary
7.79% MYL Mylan Inc. Health Care
6.11% PRGO Perrigo Co Health Care


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-14.53% BTU Peabody Energy Corp Materials
-13.26% AVP Avon Products Consumer Staples
-12.37% RIG Transocean Energy


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 5
Downtrend Broken Resistance 19
Uptrend Support 57
Uptrend Exhaustion 5
Uptrend Broken Support 5
Downtrend Resistance 3
Oversold 30

Friday, March 06, 2015

Weekly Stock Market Overview - March 6, 2015

All the major US indices were negative. For the week the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -275.92 points or -1.52%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped -33.24 points or -1.58%, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped -36.16 points or -0.73%. Read More ...


The Financial Select Sector SPDR sector was the strongest sector (-0.49%) last week followed by the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR sector (-0.74%). The Utilities Select Sector SPDR sector was the worst performing sector (-4.07%) of the week followed by the Energy Select Sector SPDR sector (-2.83%).


The Industrial Goods sector is the most overvalued sector followed by Financial, while Textile Manufacturing, Aerospace/Defense-Prd/Svc, and General Building Matrials are among the most overvalued industries. The Basic Materials sector is the most oversold sector followed by Consumer Goods, while Recreational Goods Other, Aluminum, and Industrial Metals/Mineral are among the most oversold industries.


Weekly S&P 500 Winners
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
6.89% BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Health Care
6.48% OKE ONEOK Inc. Utilities
6.33% THC Tenet Healthcare Corp. Health Care


Weekly S&P 500 Losers
Gains/Loses(%) Symbol Company Sector
-18.99% BTU Peabody Energy Corp Materials
-11.51% NEM Newmont Mining Corp. (Hldg. Co.) Materials
-10.12% FCX Freeport-McMoran Cp & Gld Materials


Weekly S&P 500 Alerts
Stock Market Alerts Count
Downtrend Exhaustion 2
Downtrend Broken Resistance 25
Uptrend Support 45
Uptrend Exhaustion 6
Uptrend Broken Support 3
Downtrend Resistance 6
Oversold 13

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.