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The DIRECTION of the 50 Day Moving Average

It is funny to hear the “fanboys” of any stock who defend the “great company” during horrific, equity destroying declines. Recently, some of the best examples are coal companies (I had people asking me where to buy WLT the entire way from 80 or so down to the day of their bankruptcy) the 3D […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Education|Comments Off on The DIRECTION of the 50 Day Moving Average

50 Day Moving Average SPY, AAPL

The 50 day moving average is often an area where the market or an individual stock will find support on pullbacks in an uptrend. As I like to point out, a moving average is not a place to buy, but instead to monitor shorter term timeframes for potential support and evidence of a […]

By |October 10th, 2012|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on 50 Day Moving Average SPY, AAPL

50 Day Moving Average

The 50 day moving average is widely watched technical study and for good reason. A rising 50 day MA often acts as support for a stock on pullbacks and a declining 50 DMA often acts as resistance on bounces. As with any technical tool, the 50 DMA is simply a tool, not a […]

By |August 23rd, 2012|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on 50 Day Moving Average

Stock Market Video Analysis & 50 Day Moving Average Observations 7/9/10

A big part of successful trading is attained by going with the setups where the odds of trend continuation are most likely. A very simple tool to help us enhance the odds of a continued move is the direction of the 50 day moving average. Generally speaking, a rally with a declining 50 […]

By |July 9th, 2012|Articles, Stock Market Analysis|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis & 50 Day Moving Average Observations 7/9/10

S&P 500 Analysis & Levels for 2/19/10

On Thursday, the SPY continued higher up beyond the 110.50 level which had been prior resistance and closed right near the declining 50 day moving average (green average on right).  The recent rally also brought the SPY up to the 61.8% retracement of the 2010 high to the low of the year.  After the close, […]

By |February 18th, 2010|Featured, General Blogs|Comments Off on S&P 500 Analysis & Levels for 2/19/10

S&P 500 Analysis & Levels for 2/19/10

On Thursday, the SPY continued higher up beyond the 110.50 level which had been prior resistance and closed right near the declining 50 day moving average (green average on right).  The recent rally also brought the SPY up to the 61.8% retracement of the 2010 high to the low of the year.  After the close, […]

By |February 18th, 2010|Featured, General Blogs|Comments Off on S&P 500 Analysis & Levels for 2/19/10

S&P 500 Levels for Feb 18, 2010

After finding support at the rising 5 day moving average on Friday’s gap lower, the SPY has followed through nicely on the upside.  We now find the SPY at the most recent significant level of intermediate term resistance near 110.50.  These two timeframes (65 min on left and daily on right) show there to be […]

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S&P 500 Levels for Feb 18, 2010

After finding support at the rising 5 day moving average on Friday’s gap lower, the SPY has followed through nicely on the upside.  We now find the SPY at the most recent significant level of intermediate term resistance near 110.50.  These two timeframes (65 min on left and daily on right) show there to be […]

By |February 17th, 2010|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on S&P 500 Levels for Feb 18, 2010