Coiling Tighter and Tighter
New Bearish Play | Sunday, January 23rd, 2005
The bearish trading pattern in this semiconductor stock is forecasting a breakdown soon. We're going to use a trigger to catch the move.
Software Looks Vulnerable
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, January 19th, 2005
The tech sector looks vulnerable to more weakness and we're going to use a trigger to catch the next breakdown in this stock.
New Bearish Play | Tuesday, January 4th, 2005
The semiconductor sector helps lead the tech group lower.
Possible Short-Squeeze Forming
New Bullish Play | Monday, December 13th, 2004
This stock is nearing major resistance at the $30.00 level and looks ready to breakout.
Will Semis Surge?
New Bullish Play | Sunday, December 5th, 2004
Can the Intel mid-quarter update spark a new leg higher for semiconductor stocks? We think so. Here's our candidate to ride the rally.
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, November 17th, 2004
We are graduating this software stock from the watch list to the play list.
Techs Continue to Breakout
New Bullish Play | Sunday, November 14th, 2004
Our bullish networking play has broken out to new relative highs.
A little short covering
New Bearish Play | Sunday, November 14th, 2004
This Internet stock rebounded from a bearish breakdown just as the NASDAQ broke out. We think it's a temporary reprieve.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, October 10th, 2004
This Internet stock was already facing stiff competition but now Microsoft is moving into its turf in a big way.
Networkers are breaking out
New Bullish Play | Sunday, October 31st, 2004
We have two networking-related stocks on the bullish play list this weekend as both breakout over major resistance.
Stepping Out on some Semis
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, October 20th, 2004
We're going to do the unexpected and suggest a couple of bullish plays in some semiconductor stocks.
Semis to Wireless
New Bearish Play | Sunday, October 17th, 2004
This weekend we're adding a semiconductor stock and a wireless communications play to the bearish candidate list.
Try, Try Again
New Bullish Play | Sunday, October 3rd, 2004
We tried playing this tech stock as a bullish play a few weeks ago but ran out of patience. Now the stock looks more compelling.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, September 26th, 2004
Concerns over semiconductors and flat-panels are affecting investor confidence in this stock.
Traded Back to the Gap and Failed
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, September 15th, 2004
This hard drive maker has rallied right back to resistance and failed.
Excitement is fading
New Bearish Play | Sunday, September 12th, 2004
After a huge gap higher in August this computer service company is seriously struggling under its 200-dma and looks ready to retrace its gains.
Techs Trickle Into September
New Bearish Play | Sunday, September 5th, 2004
We expect September to hold up to its reputation as the weakest month of the year and these techs stocks look eager to lead lower.
Head of the Class
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, August 25th, 2004
We're promoting this frequent watch list candidate to new play!
Bearish Entry points!
New Bearish Play | Tuesday, August 24th, 2004
These two tech stocks have produced some bearish technical patterns and this looks like the opportunity to short them.
A Tech Breakout.
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, August 18th, 2004
Not all breakouts are equal but the one in this telecom equipment stock looks tempting.
Techs Lead Lower
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, August 11th, 2004
Tech stocks have been leading the market lower and this one just broke significant support.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, August 4th, 2004
Shares of this tech stock have soared on its earnings news but the news wasn't that good. Now they're starting to falter.
New Bullish Play | Sunday, August 1st, 2004
Now that tech stocks are producing an oversold bounce we don't want to miss the move.
Dark Cloud Cover
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, July 21st, 2004
The failed rally looks like a new bearish entry point.
More Technology Weakness
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, July 14th, 2004
We've found a couple more tech stocks on the verge of a major breakdown.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, July 7th, 2004
Internet stocks have been big losers recently and YHOO's earnings after the close failed to excite sending the group lower again.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, July 4th, 2004
That's what investors must have of the Semiconductor sector, with this stock topping out last October and heading steadily southward since then.
Investors Rotating Out
New Bearish Play | Sunday, June 27th, 2004
The rotation out of this tech stock is picking up speed.
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, June 23rd, 2004
In every sector there's a bellwether stock that can be used to judge overall investor sentiment. With this Networking stock poised to break out, it looks like the Technology bulls are ready to frolic again.
Breaking Down Again
New Bearish Play | Sunday, June 20th, 2004
This year has not been kind to this Semiconductor stock, with price having been cut in half since the start of the year. Last week's drop brings it right to the edge of another major break of support.
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, June 16th, 2004
Despite the continued deterioration in the Semiconductor sector, this Chip stock has defied every selloff attempt and has once again risen to where a major breakout seems imminent.
Dialing for dollars
New Bullish Play | Sunday, June 13th, 2004
This small customer solutions firm has seen a steady rally and just broke out above major resistance.
Gone in a flash
New Bearish Play | Sunday, June 13th, 2004
This memory maker has just broken through support and looks vulnerable.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, June 2nd, 2004
After a nice rebound from its mid-May lows, this Semiconductor stock is tipping over right on cue, as price has hit strong resistance and investors are nervous ahead of the INTC mid-quarter update.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, May 16th, 2004
After flirting with a breakdown for nearly 2 weeks, it looks like this Networking stock is poised to fall. The last two tests of support resulted in a bounce, but we're betting the third time will be the charm.
New Bearish Play | Thursday, May 12th, 2004
We've looked at this Semiconductor stock as a breakdown candidates recently on our Watch List, and today the bears delivered the goods with a solid breakdown below key support.
New Bullish Play | Sunday, May 9th, 2004
A standout in the current market environment, this stock is surging higher on the heels of strong earnings, upgrades and an improved credit rating.
Slow Down Hits Internets
New Bearish Play | Sunday, May 2nd, 2004
The Chinese government's plan to cool the economy is hitting the Internet stocks.
Buying Opportunity? Maybe not
New Bearish Play | Sunday, April 18th, 2004
This tech leader has reversed a recent breakout and is now challenging support. Will it hold?
Designing The Next Semiconductor
New Bullish Play | Sunday, April 11th, 2004
Tech investors are starting to look at chip design companies again.
Buy The Bounce In Chips
New Bullish Play | Sunday, April 4th, 2004
Instead of playing the chip makers we're going to suggest a play in chip testing equipment.
Can Flash Comeback?
New Bullish Play | Sunday, March 28th, 2004
Can anything Flash memory related make a comeback in the tech rebound?
Semis Slip Lower
New Bearish Play | Sunday, March 21st, 2004
The semiconductor is leading the tech sector lower so we added one that just broke support.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, March 10th, 2004
The breakdown in the Semiconductor index early in the week got the bearish party started and now this weak Chip stock looks poised to break significantly lower.
Positioning for a rebound
New Bullish Play | Sunday, March 7th, 2004
After six weeks of profit taking this tech stock looks rested and ready to run again.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, March 3rd, 2004
While it seems the entire Semiconductor sector is weak, this Chip Equipment stock seems to be acting worse that its peers. Breaking below its recent consolidation on Wednesday, it looks like the stock is headed back to test its lows from a year ago.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, February 29th, 2004
Despite being enamored of this Storage stock throughout most of last year, the bulls have obviously lost that loving feeling, and it looks like another big breakdown is brewing.
A Tough Five Weeks
New Bearish Play | Sunday, February 22nd, 2004
It's been a really tough few weeks for shareholders in this semi equipment play and the trend doesn't show any signs of stopping.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, February 22nd, 2004
A key pillar of the Tech economy, this Networking stock is not looking healthy, breaking below strong support on Friday and it appears that lower levels are in store.
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, February 18th, 2004
So you think a 100% gain over the past year is impressive? This chip stock has booked over a 1000% gain from its October 2002 lows and today's breakout points to more upside in the very near future.
Next Leg Down
New Bearish Play | Sunday, February 15th, 2004
All it takes is an earnings warning and direction can change sharply.
Buy The Bounce
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, February 11th, 2004
The initial reaction to earnings wasn't a pretty picture, but it looks like this Internet stock has found its footing again and is ready to rally back to resistance.
Bears Get A Shot
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, February 4th, 2004
Semiconductor stocks took it on the chin in the wake of CSCO's earnings report and with key support failing, this Chip stock looks like a great short-term bearish bet.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, February 1st, 2004
With the Semiconductor sector (SOX.X) testing its 50-dma again, this looks like a good time to probe the downside on a weak Chip stock and we've got just the right victim to pick on.
Catching a Break
New Bearish Play | Sunday, January 25th, 2004
If the SOX continues to dip we're going to use a trigger to catch the breakdown in this chip stock.
Another Way to Play
New Bullish Play | Sunday, January 18th, 2004
There are a number of ways to play the rally in semiconductors. This may not be one you've thought of yet.
New Bullish Play | Sunday, January 4th, 2003
2003 was a strong year for this tech sector but profit taking hit hard in the fourth quarter. Now investors are looking for a rebound and this stock is poised for a move.
Back From The Brink
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, December 31st, 2003
It was nip and tuck for a while there, but this Technology stock was staunchly defended at key support and looks ready to push strongly higher in the days ahead.
Ready For A Breakout
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, December 24th, 2003
After building a nice double-bottom formation, this Chip stock is right at critical resistance. A breakout over that neckline will set up an ideal bullish entry.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, December 7th, 2003
With several technical studies giving the same answer, this Technology stock is on the verge of a major breakdown and we want to grab a piece of that slide as it gets started.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003
Semiconductor stocks have been leading the market higher, but that's not the case with this Chip stock, which is on the verge of a major breakdown.
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, November 26th, 2003
Number portability was billed as a hurdle to the mobile phone providers, but if that's true, why is this major player blasting off to new multi-year highs?
How About Those Stripes?
New Bullish Play | Sunday, November 19th, 2003
The stock of this manufacturer of bar code printers looks ready to break to new highs.
Extended, But Looking Strong
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, November 12th, 2003
The Technology sector has been leading the overall market higher and this stock is certainly in full participation, up more than 100% since April. Amazingly, it looks poised for another solid breakout within its rising channel.
On the Brink
New Bearish Play | Sunday, October 2nd, 2003
This Biotechnology stock gained more than 800% from the March lows to the September peak, but that trend has clearly ended, with a steep downtrend now in effect.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, October 26th, 2003
Positive developments on the fundamental front and solid earnings, this Semiconductor-related stock is on the "Sell" list and appears on the verge of a significant breakdown.
It's a Fact
New Bearish Play | Sunday, October 19th, 2003
It's a fact that this company's bar chart sports a well-formed potential head-and-shoulders formation.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, October 19th, 2003
Did this stock jump from a bull flag to a bear flag? We don't think so but it still looks ready to fly lower.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, October 8th, 2003
This technology stock has been losing strength relative to the rest of the NASDAQ for a few weeks now, and it now looks like there could be a double top formation in place. A breakdown from here could definitely provide a much-needed meal for the bears.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, September 24th, 2003
Already technically on a sell signal, this Communications Services stock is right on the cusp of a major breakdown. If current support gives way, then it could be a long fall to the next layer of support.
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, September 17th, 2003
The broad markets may have had a rough time on Wednesday, but that didn't stop this strong Software stock from breaking out to new 52-week highs.
Into The Gap
New Bullish Play | Sunday, September 14th, 2003
After more than 18 months of channeling higher, this security stock is finally entering the gap left behind in January of 2002. A breakout over near-term resistance should really get it moving towards filling that gap and we want to go along for the ride.
SOX Gets Smashed
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, September 10th, 2003
Now that's a round of profit taking! The Semiconductor index (SOX.X) got pummeled to the tune of 5.3% on Wednesday and this bearish candidate didn't fare too well, issuing a fresh Sell signal on its Point & Figure chart.
Things Are Looking Up
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003
This Technology services company has been on the defensive since the middle of June, but following an apparent double bottom last month, the stock is apparently once again drawing some concerted attention from the bulls.
Detection at Work
New Bullish Play | Tuesday, August 24th, 2003
A little detection turned up this company involved with metal detection equipment and other businesses as a likely long candidate.
Planting a Hedge
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, August 13th, 2003
There have got to be a lot of befuddled bears out there, with the abrupt rebound in the Semiconductor sector (SOX.X), especially after last week's sharp break below support. Going with the flow, we managed to find a strong bullish candidate that appears poised to benefit from continued strength in the sector.
Weak Sector, Weak Stock
New Bearish Play | Sunday, August 10th, 2003
The Semiconductor index (SOX.X) has been threatening to break down out of its ascending channel from the February lows and it made good on that threat over the past couple days. Leading Chip stocks are breaking down too and we've got one that looks like it has room to fall.
Give me twenty
New Bullish Play | Sunday, August 3rd, 2003
This chip stock is out performing both its sector and the Nasdaq market. A breakout above resistance could have the shorts running for cover.
Back From The Brink
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, July 23rd, 2003
Just when it looked like the Semiconductor index (SOX.X) would break down out of its 5-month ascending channel on Monday, the bulls appeared, ready to take another run at resistance.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, July 23rd, 2003
This tech stock has been a real winner for investors this year. Now it's time to take some money off the table.
The Big Picture
New Bullish Play | Tuesday, July 20th, 2003
This flat-panel display solutions manufacturer has broken out above steep resistance and looks ready for its next leg higher.
Sell The News
New Bearish Play | Tuesday, July 29th, 2003
Just meeting earnings estimates is clearly not enough in this market that has been priced to perfection. That became evident when this leading Internet stock failed to provide strong enough forward guidance with its earnings report and felt the wrath of disappointed investors.
Ever Forward Looking
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, July 2nd, 2003
This online giant is hitting new two-year highs. Can it produce an old-fashioned earnings run?
Ready to Run
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, July 2nd, 2003
While it hasn't been the leader in the Technology arena this week, the Semiconductor index (SOX.X) did stage an impressive rebound over the past 2 days and looks like it is poised for a run at the recent highs.
Leading The Way
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, June 25th, 2003
Semiconductor stocks may be leading the NASDAQ lower, but that doesn't mean that all the stocks in the group are weak. In fact, we've found a niche player that is threatening to break out to a fresh yearly high.
History of Weakness
New Bearish Play | Sunday, June 22nd, 2003
This computer services company has a history of setting a new lower high before its next down trend. It appears time to ride it down.
An "ADD" or a "BUY"
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, June 18th, 2003
Hey, they both sound positive to us and being added to the SOX can't be bad either. This chip play looks like it could be a leader.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, June 18th, 2003
Everything looked in place for a solid bearish play in the Semiconductor sector and it looked even better after last night's bearish Semi Book to Bill report. But the bulls bought the dip again, triggering our stop today right at the open.
New Bearish Play | Sunday, June 15th, 2003
Chip stocks were the big loser in the land of Technology on Friday, with the SOX losing nearly 4% and ending just above critical support. With a downgrade of INTC fueling the drop, this group may have further to fall.
Playing A Leader
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, May 28th, 2003
Now that the GSO software index has broken out, we're going to add one of the stocks that helped fuel the move.
New Bullish Play | Friday, May 23rd, 2003
It almost seems like a broken record, but we've got another attractive Technology stock that is persistently marching up the charts in an ascending channel.
New Bearish Play | Wednesday, May 21st, 2003
Plagued by increasing competition and poor relative strength, this communications stock looks like a solid bearish trade.
Relative Strength Rules
New Bullish Play | Wednesday, May 14th, 2003
The recent pull back looks like a buying opportunity and we like the short-term and long-term relative strength.
SOX Over 350!
New Bullish Play | Tuesday, April 6th, 2003
The semiconductor index has taken out solid resistance, and this stock is helping to lead the sector higher. The technical outlook bodes well for a continuation of the current rally.
Set-Tops and Triple-Tops!
New Bullish Play | Tuesday, April 29th, 2003
A breakout to new highs might trigger another upward leg for this stock. There are few levels of immediate overhead resistance.
Ready For Another Leg Higher
New Bullish Play | Tuesday, March 25th, 2003
Shares of this software company rallied in reaction to a strong earnings report. After a round of profit-taking, the stock has rebounded from psychological support.
A Breakout In A Bullish Market
New Bullish Play | Friday, March 21st, 2003
Numerous positive technical developments have us looking for an upside move of more than 14% in this tech stock.
New Bullish Play | Thursday, March 20th, 2003
Even a brokerage downgrade couldn't knock this chip stock down. It's trading just below resistance and could be building pressure for a breakout to the upside.
Dial "C" for Climbing Higher
New Bullish Play | Friday, February 28th, 2003
Surprise, we've found a tech stock that's actually moving higher. Not only that it's in the communications sector. Will wonders never cease!
Strengthening Currency, Falling Stock
New Bearish Play | Thursday, February 27th, 2003
A declining U.S. Dollar has dragged this ADR to multi-year lows. We think a violation of key support could lead to some rapid losses.
Looking For A Leader
New Bullish Play | Friday, February 21st, 2003
Would you believe yet another bullish tech play? We couldn't either, but check out what's inside.
New Bullish Play | Tuesday, February 8th, 2003
Shares of this chip company have displayed excellent relative strength in recent weeks. The stock is trading at multi-month highs with no clear levels of immediate resistance.
Catching A Bid
New Bullish Play | Friday, January 31st, 2003
After an orderly pullback from all-time highs, this NASDAQ-100 component looks ready to resume its upward journey.
Breakdown In Progress
New Bearish Play | Thursday, January 30th, 2003
Today's SOX.X sell-off pushed this stock to multi-month lows. With no clear underlying support, it looks like shares will continue to descend.
Ticket To Ride
New Bearish Play | Tuesday, January 21st, 2003
Weak airline earnings and low hotel occupancies are not a winning combination for this travel stock.
Two Ways To Play
New Bullish Play | Monday, January 13th, 2003
Strength in the biotech sector has pushed this stock up to resistance. Although we're looking to activate the play on a breakout, we've set up an alternate entry strategy in case shares pull back.
Lots Of Downside Potential
New Bearish Play | Thursday, January 9th, 2003
Today's tech rally had no impact on this telecom stock, which has fallen to multi-year lows on very strong volume. You'd have to go all the way back to 1998 to find the next level of historical support.
New Bearish Play | Tuesday, January 7th, 2003
The videogame sector came under fire today. This particular stock looks like it could fall below a critical long-term moving average.
New Bearish Play | Friday, January 3rd, 2003
What do a niche retailer and a chip manufacturer have in common? Read on to find out!
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