Semiconductor Sector Analysis (video)

Technical analysis of the semiconductor sector via SOXX & the leading semiconductors stocks as well as the leading chip equipment & materials stocks providing both the near-term as well as the longer-term outlook for the sector as well as the leading semiconductor stocks. The following ETF & stocks are covered in this order: SOXX, ASML, AMAT, LRCX, KLAC, OLED, IPGP, TER, TSM, INTC, NVDA, TXN, QCOM & AVGO.

Jan 26, 2018 12:30pm|Categories: Unofficial Short Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Earnings Reports To Watch for After The Close

Here are a few companies reporting earnings after the bell today that either have the potential to move the broad market tomorrow and/or might present a potential trading opportunity: AMD (Advance Micro Devices): One of the recent high-flying semiconductor & GPU manufacturers, currently poised to break above or below a triangle/consolidation pattern on the daily chart below. AMD daily July 25th X (US Steel): Parked at the bottom of a triple-gap resistance + downtrend line resistance. Any upside gap tomorrow would trigger a breakout above these intersecting resistance levels with the top of the most recent gap around 27.70 [...]

Jul 25, 2017 4:16pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Earnings Reports To Watch for After The Close

Leading Semiconductor Stocks Breaking Down

As a follow-up to the recent update on the SOXX / SOXS Active Short Trade, highlighting the objective short entry or add-on to that position as SOXX is currently backtesting the recently broken primary uptrend line from below, here's a few leading semiconductors stocks that help to support my case that the semiconductors are most likely poised for a substantial correction in the coming months. Any or all of these stocks could provide objective short entries but in keeping the official trade ideas manageable, for the time being I will leave SOXX / SOXS as the only official short trade idea [...]

XSD Breakdown + Semiconductor Short Trade Setups

There's still a bit of work to be done to confirm breakdowns on SMH & SOXX although XSD gave up the ghost (so far) today with an impulsive breakdown below its bearish rising wedge pattern: XSD daily March 21st I believe there is enough evidence in the charts today to add any of the semiconductor sector ETFs as official short trade & I may do so as soon as I get the time to annotate the charts, identify price targets, stops, etc.. so short away if you are so inclined or wait for the official trade entry to be [...]

Mar 21, 2017 2:19pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Unofficial Short Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on XSD Breakdown + Semiconductor Short Trade Setups