Stocks: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Breakouts from big bases, beaten-up high flyers and more
3 days into this week and bulls have even more to cheer about. After dropping slightly on Monday, the S&P 500 has kissed its August highs in textbook fashion and appears to be resuming higher. It is just one level and nothing has to happen, but the beauty of a breakout is the risk is so well-defined. Like the breakouts from big bases I am featuring today, if the S&P 500 is above 4325 there simply isn’t any reason to spend much time thinking about the bear case.
This week we’re also looking at:
Beaten-up high flyers
Potential short squeeze plays
Stocks on the Buy List turning higher
Energy stocks hanging by a thread
Breakouts from big bases
AAPL above $183
It’s the biggest most important stock in the world and it is at 52-week absolute and relative highs. File that in the “not bearish” column.
NVR above $6000
The MMP showed that homebuilder ETF flows may be getting extreme. But if NVR is above $6000, what’s not to like about this chart?
MMC breakout targets $223/share
A year-long rectangle for MMC has resolved higher, though the relative chart is losing some momentum.
Beaten up high flyers
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