Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) ordered by NLRB to assure employees they can speak out on workplace issues

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) ordered by NLRB to assure employees they can speak out on workplace issues

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) ordered by NLRB to assure employees they can speak out on workplace issues

Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, +1.23%, has been ordered by federal regulators to assure its employees that they are allowed to speak out on workplace issues, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

The report, which cited people familiar with the matter, said the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) move comes after current and former employees complained that they were retaliated against for raising concerns about equality and freedom of speech.

Alphabet’s stock edged up 0.3% in premarket trading. It has rallied 16.8% year to date, while the S&P 500 SPX, +0.29% has advanced 19.7%.

Technical Indicators

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.

Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside.

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,164.75.

The projected upper bound is: 1,304.93.

The projected lower bound is: 1,168.49.

The projected closing price is: 1,236.71.

Candlesticks

A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and 3 black candles for a net of 4 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 28 white candles and 22 black candles for a net of 6 white candles.

A rising window occurred (where the top of the previous shadow is below the bottom of the current shadow). This usually implies a continuation of a bullish trend. There have been 7 rising windows in the last 50 candles–this makes the current rising window even more bullish.

Three white candles occurred in the last three days. Although these candles were not big enough to create three white soldiers, the steady upward pattern is bullish.

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 81.4091. This is an overbought reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses below 80 The last signal was a sell 2 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 62.91. 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 31 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 158.This is an overbought reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses below 100. The last signal was a sell 2 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 5 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

ALPHABET INC C closed up 14.080 at 1,234.250. Volume was 18% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 33% narrower than normal.

Open     High      Low     Close     Volume___
1,224.3001,241.8601,223.0201,234.250 1,725,908
Technical Outlook 
Short Term: Overbought
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period     50-period     200-period
Close: 1,201.19 1,174.85 1,135.83
Volatility: 23 37 34
Volume: 1,301,389 1,405,399 1,549,095

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

ALPHABET INC C gapped up today (bullish) on normal volume. Possibility of a Runaway Gap which usually signifies a continuation of the trend. Four types of price gaps exist – Common, Breakaway, Runaway, and Exhaustion. Gaps acts as support/resistance.
ALPHABET INC C is currently 8.7% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is extremely low when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that there will be an increase in volatility along with sharp price fluctuations in the near future. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of GOOG.O at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on GOOG.O and have had this outlook for the last 3 periods.

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