Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT) Downward Trend

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT) Downward Trend

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT) Downward Trend

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.

Short term: Prices are stalling.

Intermediate term: Prices are ranging.

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 71.22.

The projected upper bound is: 74.71.

The projected lower bound is: 71.00.

The projected closing price is: 72.86.

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Candlesticks

A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and 6 black candles for a net of 2 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 24 white candles and 26 black candles for a net of 2 black 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 83.9354. This is an overbought reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses below 80 The last signal was a buy 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 53.98. 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 47 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 102.This is an overbought reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses below 100. The last signal was a buy 4 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 buy 1 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

WAL-MART STORES closed up 0.470 at 72.870. Volume was 139% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 29% narrower than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
72.300 72.960 72.250 72.870 5,895,458

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

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 71.99 72.91 68.28
Volatility: 23 16 24
Volume: 2,881,832 2,248,939 2,955,209

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
WAL-MART STORES is currently 6.7% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is high as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of WMT.N at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on WMT.N and have had this outlook for the last 30 periods. Our momentum oscillator has set a new 14-period high while the security price has not. This is a bullish divergence.

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