iShares MSCI Emerg Mkts Index
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|It was the negative week for the iShares MSCI Emerg Mkts Index (EEM). During the week, the EEM dropped -2.07 points, or -4.82%, and closed at 40.85 on Friday, October 05, 2018. Weekly volume was 15% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See EEM long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on January 20, 2016 at 27.61 and reached 52.08 on January 26, 2018. EEM gained -24.47 points, or -88.63%, in 105 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The uptrend support line (46.03) is broken. Usually a broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal, but since daily indicators are oversold a short-term pull back is possible. EEM may retest the broken support line. It is considered to be a resistance line now. 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 EEM medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on January 26, 2018 at 52.08 and reached 40.46 on October 5, 2018. EEM lost 11.62 points, or 22.31%, in 36 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 40.07 and resistance is at 42.98. A Falling Wedge is a triangle formation with a noticeable slant to the downside. It represents the loss of a downside momentum on each successive low and has a bullish bias. The Falling wedge usually marks a reversal in a downtrend. In an uptrend a falling wedge is considered to be a continuation pattern. Use the following link to access a Falling Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Falling Wedge pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EEM weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range is strongly oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly strongly oversold 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 link to access Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 9, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is getting stronger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See EEM short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on September 26, 2018 at 43.51 and reached 40.46 on October 5, 2018. EEM lost 3.05 points, or 7.01%, in 9 days. The price is now at the 12.79% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EEM daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily oversold Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. Use the following link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
During the last week, daily MACD line has moved below its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal.
During the last week, the price has fallen below the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR above the price is a bearish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the downward direction. 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 lower Bollinger Band. 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.