By Emily E.A. Meyer There’s no shortage of excitement about Amazon.com (AMZN​) taking over the retail world, but there seems to be little concern about the valuation of its stock at $1,000. Looking at its chart, some red flags are popping up within volume trends. Technical analysis theory assumes that volume trends often precede price […]

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By Emily E.A. Meyer After a rough first half of the year, the U.S. dollar is starting to show signs of bottoming on the heels of a strong U.S jobs report and improving economic data. In July, the economy added 209,000 jobs as the unemployment rate dropped to 4.3%. But the bigger piece of news […]

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By Emily E.A. Meyer It has not been a good year for Verizon Communications Inc. After the election last November, shares of the telecoms provider rallied about 10% and hit a year-to-date high of $54.83 back in early January. Since that massive move, however, the stock has been on a landslide, dropping as low as […]

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By Emily E.A. Meyer A 20 percent gain this year for shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) tells a story of healthy institutional buying helping the rise. The heart-valve maker’s latest earnings announcement on July 26 showed positive momentum for future revenues and EPS, which may lead to further gains for the stock. Read More […]

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By Emily E.A. Meyer One of the most common questions I receive from clients and traders is, What is the best indicator to use for signalling trend changes and avoiding false signals? My answer is that there isn’t a bulletproof go-to indicator or system, and don’t believe anyone who claims there is. In my analysis […]

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By Emily E.A. Meyer Emerging markets are now the market du jour. It makes sense: The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is up 25 percent year to date, vs. a 10 percent gain for the S&P 500. But there’s still reason to be skeptical. The last 10 years have been a lost decade for emerging markets, […]

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By Emily E.A. Meyer As the market has started to find resistance over the last week, momentum has started to wane. A look at the chart for the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), which tracks the S&P 500, is at risk of a MACD reversal which usually precedes a move lower. One very common trading […]

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By Emily E.A. Meyer Since Snap’s (SNAP) IPO last March, shares have gone from hero to zero almost as fast as a Snapchat message disappears. But even though the stock is close to its all-time lows at the end of its lock-up period, it’s not out—and that reminds me of another love-hate situation that happened […]

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