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|It was a third positive week after 3 consecutive negative weeks for the iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan (EPP). During the week, the EPP gained 1.26 points, or 3.05%, and closed at 42.63 on Friday, January 11, 2019. It was the best weekly gain since November 2, 2018. EPP was trading at average weekly trading volume. |
Long-term trend: [See EPP long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on January 20, 2016 at 32.77 and reached 50.33 on January 26, 2018. EPP gained -17.56 points, or -53.59%, in 105 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend support line (52.10) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend support in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See EPP medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on January 26, 2018 at 50.33 and reached 39.42 on December 26, 2018. EPP lost 10.91 points, or 21.68%, in 47 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Channel chart pattern. The trend support level is at 38.91 and resistance is at 43.76. A Falling Channel represents price movement contained between parallel lower (support) and upper (resistance) trend lines. Trading Channeling stocks is one of the most reliable and accurate trading techniques that provide traders with precise entry and exit points as well as stop-losses and take-profit recommendations. Use the following link to access a Falling Channel chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Falling Channel pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EPP weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since June 8, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is getting weak. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See EPP short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on December 26, 2018 at 39.42 and reached 42.75 on January 10, 2019. EPP gained -3.33 points, or -8.45%, in 15 days. Price is near the trend high.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EPP 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 near its 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. While the medium-term trend is down and daily technical indicators are overbought, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a resistance level. 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.