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Hersheys HSY is a Stealthy Strong Stock Getting Stronger

I continue to emphasize the theme of “Strong Stocks Getting Stronger,” particularly for position and swing trading candidates, and Hershey’s (HSY) adds another layer to the saga. Hershey ...

Trading the Amazon AMZN Retracement to Start December

Strongly trending stock Amazon.com (AMZN) is currently pulling back in retracement mode after six straight days of upside gains. Let’s take a look at the current pullback, note key ...

A Compelling 3-day Pullback Study

Tuesday marked the 3rd close lower in a row for SPY.  Three-day pullbacks will often trigger a few bullish studies.  The one below is the one I found most interesting.  It was featured ...

Is A Stock Correction About To Catch Bulls with their Pants Down?

Corrections Are Deflationary Events There are two basic scenarios that drive the demand for stocks relative to bonds: Scenario One: Stocks typically correct due to fundamental concerns ...

An Updated Look At Thanksgiving Week Tendencies

Historically Thanksgiving week has shown some very strong tendencies. The last time I showed the table below on the blog was in 2010.  I decided to update it this year. Monday and ...

Trading the Range in Google (GOOG)

In our prior update for Google (GOOG), we noted the “End of August Key Support Level” which was an effective and tradable support level. Let’s update the chart and note the lengthy ...

An Updated Look At A Columbus Day Edge

While the stock market is open on Monday, banks, schools, and the bond market are closed.  (Government offices, too, but they are closed all the time these days.)  In past years with ...

Caterpillar’s Weekly Triangle and Daily Bull Trap

Caterpillar (CAT) has been forming a longer term triangle or compression pattern as seen best on the Weekly Chart, but let’s take a look at a Daily Chart Bull Trap and return within ...

The Weakest Week Is Here Again

From a seasonality standpoint, there isn’t a more reliable time of the year to have a pullback than this upcoming week.  Since 1961 (and over most every time period) the week following ...

An Updated Look At Fed Rallies To New Long-Term Highs

In “The Quantifiable Edges Guide to Fed Days” I discussed Fed Days that close at new highs.  The basic finding was that when the market closed at a short-term high on a Fed Day, ...