Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has been trying to break out above the key resistance level at 29.25 a couple of times since last month, but each attempt has been unsuccessful. This situation has created a sideways (bullish) consolidation pattern whose upper horizontal trend line could be ready to be broken. If a breakout occurs on volume, we could see momentum that could move the stock to around the 30-30.3 area.
Antonio's Perspective Shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) jumped 35 cents, or 5.56% yesterday, closing just slightly below its declining 200-day exponential moving average (key resistance point). The rally was accompanied by high volumes, which is a very good sign for a continuation of the trend. If that level is broken next week on volume, the stock price short-term could accelerate towards the 7.54-7.70 zone, which represents the next
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) As expected, the stock broke the downtrend line on daily chart confirmed by Fridays candle on volume above average. Price had been in consolidation for nearly five weeks after a fantastic performance in February. Friday's move initiated new momentum, which will probably test the 52-week high in the 15.55 area. My long term bias remains bullish. MacroGenics Inc (NASDAQ:MGNX) price needs to break the large
Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MRNS) after a big price and volume surge in January of this year, the stock has gone sideways and consolidated in the 1.19-1.50 trading range, forming an ascending triangle pattern. On Thursday, it finally broke the upper line of this bullish pattern on the heaviest volume in the last few weeks. This is a good sign for a continuation of the trend and I'm looking for a
Shares of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) gained $2.62 or 2.65%, despite Friday's market selloff, to close at $98.41 on solid volume. The stock has recovered nicely in the last few sessions since the recent low of 88.50 made in late August and has provided several meaningful signs of strength, by bouncing of its trendline support area around the 200EMA and then breaking above the 50EMA. (more…)
This is a guest post by António Costa, acclaimed trader and the popular author of AC Investor Blog Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) after a big price and volume surge in mid-July, has gone sideways and consolidated in a rectangle pattern in the 5.85-6.32 trading range. On Friday, the stock finally broke the top line of the trading range on decent volume and I expect more upside pressure in the coming days.
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