The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) shares tumble following fatal crash in Ethiopia
Shares in aircraft manufacturer Boeing fell by more than 10 per cent during the session, after some airlines moved to ground its 737 MAX 8 planes following a fatal crash in Ethiopia.
The 737 MAX 8 was the same model of aircraft that crashed into the ocean off Indonesia in October, killing all 189 people on board.
“The grounding of the 737 MAX by China, Indonesia, and Ethiopia are near-term reputational negatives for Boeing that could impact sales, particularly if the [US Federal Aviation Administration] follows suit and also grounds the plane,” Cowen & Co analyst Cai von Rumohr wrote in a research note.
The stock closed off its lows, to finish the session down 5.3 per cent at $US400.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.
The projected upper bound is: 422.95.
The projected lower bound is: 380.51.
The projected closing price is: 401.73.
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.
A falling window occurred (where the bottom of the previous shadow is above the top of the current shadow). This usually implies a continuation of a bearish trend.
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.
One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 37.4941. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 0 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 42.09. 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 4 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 -284.This is an oversold reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses above -100. The last signal was a sell 5 period(s) ago.
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 5 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
BOEING CO closed down -22.530 at 400.010. Volume was 368% above average (trending) and Bollinger Bands were 28% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
370.500 402.650 365.560 400.010 4,830,756
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 427.52 384.10 358.38
Volatility: 37 36 36
Volume: 1,292,124 999,198 879,884
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.
BOEING CO gapped down today (bearish) on heavy volume. Possibility of a Breakaway Gap which usually signifies the beginning of a major market move. Four types of price gaps exist – Common, Breakaway, Runaway, and Exhaustion. Gaps acts as support/resistance.
BOEING CO is currently 11.6% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward 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 BA.N at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on BA.N and have had this outlook for the last 43 periods.
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