SPDR Barclays International Treasury Bond (BWX) Enters Oversold Territory


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In trading on Thursday, shares of the SPDR Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF (Symbol: BWX) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $58.94 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is considered to be oversold if the RSI reading falls below 30.

In the case of SPDR Barclays International Treasury Bond, the RSI reading has hit 29.7 - by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 58.8. A bullish investor could look at BWX's 29.7 reading as a sign that the recent heavy selling is in the process of exhausting itself, and begin to look for entry point opportunities on the buy side.

Looking at a chart of one year performance (below), BWX's low point in its 52 week range is $55.92 per share, with $61.78 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $59.14. SPDR Barclays International Treasury Bond shares are currently trading off about 0.8% on the day.

SPDR Barclays International Treasury Bond 1 Year Performance Chart

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