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|It was a third positive week after 3 consecutive negative weeks for the iShares MSCI Emerg Mkts Index (EEM). During the week, the EEM gained 1.04 points, or 2.62%, and closed at 40.73 on Friday, January 11, 2019. It was the best weekly gain since November 30, 2018. Weekly volume was 10% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See EEM long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on January 26, 2018 at 52.08 and reached 37.58 on October 29, 2018. EEM lost 14.50 points, or 27.84%, in 39 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 23.6% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Medium-term trend: [See EEM medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on December 26, 2018 at 38.04 and reached 40.96 on January 10, 2019. EEM gained -2.92 points, or -7.68%, in 2 weeks. The price is now at the 7.88% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EEM weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
During the last week, weekly MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See EEM short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on January 3, 2019 at 38.30 and reached 40.96 on January 10, 2019. EEM gained -2.66 points, or -6.95%, in 7 days. The price is now at the 8.65% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EEM daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is overbought while Lane's Stochastic is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range or strongly overbought daily Lane's Stochastic. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following links to access Lane's Stochastic and Williams' Percentage Range help.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since January 3, 2019. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is strong.
During the last week, the price has advanced above the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.