Broad Markets As I've already posted extensive analysis on the equity markets as well as various commodities, sectors & precious metals over the past week I figured that I'd keep it simple & share what I'm most focused on with the stock market at this time. At the risk of over-simplifying something that is quite [...]
In the first chart below which was posted on Monday, I highlighted the fact that any new high on IBB (Nasdaq Biotech ETF) soon would be a divergent high & so far, that is the case. Yesterday, IBB attempted to breakout above the 303ish resistance level which has capped all advances going back to the [...]
In response to the previous update on QQQ & the market leading FAAMG stocks, member @natdicarlo posted the following comment: Thanks Randy, IBB appears to be breaking out. Any thoughts on that as it might have implications on QQQ. Although biotechs don't have nearly as much of a weighting in the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) as [...]
A recap of today's price action & recent technical developments in the US equity markets (SPY, QQQ & IWM) as well as a few key sectors ETFs such as XLK (technology), XBI & IBB (biotechs), SMH, XSD & SOXX (semiconductors) as well as the volatility indexes ($VIX & $VXN).
Fundamental & technical analysis on a few key sectors including the automakers, biotechnology, semiconductors, technology as well as the volatility indexes. The following stocks & sector ETFs are covered in this order: F, GM, TSLA, TM, XBI, IBB, PBE, SMH, XSD, SOXX, XLK, TECS, $VIX & $VXN.
XBI (Biotech ETF) has already rallied back to the top of the wedge in just one trading session since tagging the bottom of the pattern yesterday. Although this prices could pop above the pattern any day now, keep in mind that any breakouts over the next week or two run an increased rate of failing [...]
There are some potential bullish developments on the 60-minute charts of the biotech ETFs (XBI, IBB & PBE) worth mentioning. XBI (which tracks the same biotech index as the popular 3x leveraged ETFs, LABU & LABD) appears to be challenging the top of a nearly mature bullish falling wedge pattern while IBB has recent broken [...]