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- 8/10/2018
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XL Capital
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Summary:
Weekly :Lane's Stochastic is overboughtWilliams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought
Daily :Williams' Percentage Range is overboughtA Parabolic SAR indicator is above and near the pricePrice is close to the 50 Day Moving AverageDaily  MACD line has moved above its signal lineThe price touches the upper Bollinger BandThe period of low volatility of the stock price
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It was a second positive week after 3 consecutive negative weeks for the XL Capital (XL). During the week, the XL climbed 0.11 points, or 0.20%, and closed at 56.38 on Friday, August 10, 2018. Weekly volume was -78% below average.

Long-term trend: [See XL long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on June 27, 2016 at 30.33 and reached 56.51 on July 18, 2018. XL gained -26.18 points, or -86.32%, in 107 weeks. Price is near the trend high.

Medium-term trend: [See XL medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on January 3, 2018 at 33.77 and reached 56.51 on July 18, 2018. XL gained -22.74 points, or -67.34%, in 28 weeks. Price is near the trend high.

Weekly Technical Indicators: [See XL weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Lane's Stochastic is overbought while Williams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought weekly Lane's Stochastic or strongly overbought weekly Williams' Percentage Range. 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 weekly MACD line is below its signal line since June 15, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.

Short-term trend: [See XL short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on July 30, 2018 at 55.89 and reached 56.50 on August 2, 2018. XL gained -0.61 points, or -1.09%, in 3 days. The price is now at the 19.67% retracement level.

Daily Technical Indicators: [See XL daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range.

During the last week, daily MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.

A Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal) indicator (56.1) comes close to the price (56.38). It indicates that the trend is getting weaker. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.

The price touches the upper Bollinger Band. The distance between the Bollinger Bands is falling, and it was 0.92% on Friday. It is 91.18% lower than one year average. It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.

Price is close to the 50 Day Moving Average. While 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.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 70.10
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 16.10
Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 72.69
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 75.55
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 0.05
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 63.29
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 2.70
Strong Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 82.22
Overbought
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 80.04
Overbought
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 3.28
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Upper Bollinger Band 56.53
Daily Stochastic Crossing 56.41
Price 56.38
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 56.37
20 Day Moving Average 56.29
50 Day Moving Average 56.22
Parabolic System 56.10
Lower Bollinger Band 56.03
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector Financial 5
Industry Prprty/Casualty Insurance 87
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Low 55.89
Low Date 07/30/2018
High 56.50
High Date 08/02/2018
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 52.78
Low Date 05/07/2018
High 56.51
High Date 07/18/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 33.77
Low Date 01/03/2018
High 56.51
High Date 07/18/2018
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 30.33
Low Date 06/27/2016
High 56.51
High Date 07/18/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 2.56
Low Date 02/02/2009
High 56.51
High Date 07/18/2018
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