When to Buy and When to Sell - Investment Ideas
Seeing Is Believing
- Symmetrical Triangles
- Ascending and Descending Triangles
- Wedges and Rectangles
- Flags and Pennants
- the Head and Shoulders patterns
Putting it All Together
- Are they in an uptrend or a downtrend?
- Is there a bullish chart pattern or a bearish chart pattern?
- Is the stock above their moving averages or below them? Also, are the moving averages themselves moving up or down?
- Is volume increasing on the way up? Or is volume increasing on the down days?
Kevin is Zacks' stock screening and technical expert. He runs the Chart Patterns Trader , which combines Zacks Rank fundamentals with price-action timing to pinpoint stocks just before they break out.
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