One area that’s been doing rather well on the short side, for whatever reason, is cruise lines. Royal Caribbean is a good example. Take a look and the multiple tinted instances of major reversals, as well as the most recent breakdown of a huge wedge pattern.(more…)
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For some reason, restaurant shorts are doing especially well lately. Here are a couple of my favorites: Texas Roadhouse:(more…)
Excerpted below is the Opening Notes segment from this week’s Notes From the Rabbit Hole, NFTRH 555. The report followed up this opening with extensive coverage and strategy for US and global markets, internals/indicators, commodities, precious metals (including weekly charts of the miners for a wider view this week) and much more. As usual plenty of stock charts were covered as well for a comprehensive report bringing us completely up to speed on today’s markets.(more…)
A couple of my more successful short positions this week have been in the shipping sector. Below are Federal Express and United Parcel Service:(more…)
Marijuana stocks are among our top charts to watch today.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB) rose 8 cents to $8.96 on 21.3 million shares Wednesday. Bank of America Merrill Lynch named the company as one of three marijuana stocks to buy. The stock, after sharp year-to-date gains, has been consolidating in recent weeks, but may be on the verge of its next leg up with cannabis stocks in general. Next target is around $10.50, above its March high.
Just about the only corner of the equity world in which stocks are weak – – healthcare – – continues to sink, with Cigna as today’s example.
For whatever reason, the health care sector is not taking place in the bull orgy that every other sector is. This is the XLV:(more…)