The Day Ahead: Every Ticker Tells a Story

Every stock ticker tells a story to anyone who is interested in listening. As I run though my trading screen multiple times in a session, I am always thinking about a company's recent news flow and how that will shape the stock price's future. Gap-downs on a chart are icky, gap-ups are lovely, and sideways action is either an opportunity or planted bomb. Nowadays I also look at stock tickers for what will be a hot debate tomorrow.

The to-and-fro in the market is very unsettling. The saving grace in the case of many stocks is that they are holding near 50-day moving averages. But if breakdowns in cyclical areas of the market (housing, retail) persist, you had best believe that 50-day moving averages will be convincingly pierced and that the selling floodgates will be opened further for the whole market....537 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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