PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (NASDAQ:QQQ) Bulls in Favor

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (NASDAQ:QQQ) Bulls in Favor

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (NASDAQ:QQQ) Bulls in Favor

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.

Short term: Prices are stalling.

Intermediate term: Prices are ranging.

The projected upper bound is: 120.14.

The projected lower bound is: 115.52.

The projected closing price is: 117.83.

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF)

Candlesticks

A big white candle occurred. This is generally considered bullish, as prices closed significantly higher than they opened. If the candle appears when prices are “low,” it may be the first sign of a bottom. If it occurs when prices are rebounding off of a support area (e.g., a moving average, trendline, or retracement level), the long white candle adds credibility to the support. Similarly, if the candle appears during a breakout above a resistance area, the long white candle adds credibility to the breakout.
During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and 5 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 31 white candles and 19 black candles for a net of 12 white candles.

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 62.3171. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 4 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 57.07. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 15 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 53. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 1 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 23 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

PSH QQQ TRUST 1 closed up 1.800 at 117.640. Volume was 74% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 48% narrower than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
115.890 117.815 115.860 117.640 39,466,532

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bullish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 116.62 115.29 109.11
Volatility: 22 13 22
Volume: 29,924,182 20,478,684 30,729,684

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary
PSH QQQ TRUST 1 is currently 7.8% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is extremely high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that volatility will decrease and prices will stabilize in the near term. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of QQQ.O at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on QQQ.O and have had this outlook for the last 13 periods.

 

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