Technical Indicators


  • LONDON, Oct 31- One-month implied volatility on the rouble- a gauge of expected swings in a currency- surged to new record highs on Friday, as the spot exchange rate shrugged off an outsize 150 basis-point interest rate rise to resume its slide. The absence of any mention of Moscow's plan to move to a currency free float disappointed some traders who had expected...

  • LONDON, Oct 30- European shares turned lower on Thursday as banks in countries such as Italy, Greece and Spain resumed their recent downtrend. Shares in peripheral banks have mostly been falling since the publication of the results of the European Central Bank's stress tests over the weekend. Andrea Enria, the chairman of Europe's banking watchdog- the European...

  • Better days ahead: Pro   Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:36 PM ET
    Better days ahead: Pro

    Digging through market worries, with Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial founder, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities.

  • Selloff over? Insana's take   Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET
    Selloff over? Insana's take

    CNBC contributor Ron Insana, discusses the market's correction, and whether the selloff is over.

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 22- China's yuan hit its highest level against the dollar since early March on Wednesday, as the breach of a psychological resistance level sparked follow-through buying, traders said. The yuan was also buoyed by data on Tuesday which showed China's economy did not slow as much as feared in the third quarter, traders said. The currency trimmed some...

  • Off the Charts: Content is king   Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:25 PM ET
    Off the Charts: Content is king

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer goes "off the charts" with Explosive Options founder Bob Lang, for a closer look at entertainment stocks, including Disney and Time Warner.

  • *China lending data beats expectations, lifts Shanghai stocks. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.2 percent. Shanghai shares bucked the downtrend and added 0.6 percent after Chinese bank lending data provided a regional bright spot.

  • *China lending data beats expectations, lifts Shanghai stocks. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.2 percent. Shanghai shares bucked the downtrend and added 0.6 percent after Chinese bank lending data provided a regional bright spot.

  • FACTBOX-Major U.S. indexes fall through key levels Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Oct 14- The U.S. market has been hit hard in recent days, with the S&P 500 registering its worst three-day slide since 2011, before buyers emerged on Tuesday. On Monday, the benchmark S&P 500 closed below its 200- day moving average, an important measure of the longer-term trend in the equity market, for the first time since Nov. 16, 2012. "This is the most back-and-forth...

  • *Wall Street stocks tumble for third straight session. NEW YORK, Oct 13- Stocks on Wall Street tumbled in late selling on Monday as the technical picture soured for the S&P 500, while the U.S. dollar posted its worst day in a year after comments from Federal Reserve officials hinted at delays in expected interest rate hikes. "There's been a lot of focus on breaking...

  • *Trade data eases worries over China slowdown. Stronger-than-expected data out of China gave the bulls some respite, but traders remained cautious after numbers out of China and Germany last week pointed to a global slowdown. "The fact we broke 1,900 on the S&P, the 200- day moving average, if we don't close above there today, that means the trip to lower levels is...

  • After the VIX 'super spike,' is the worst ahead?   Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
     After the VIX 'super spike,' is the worst ahead?

    CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox explains a bearish call by technical strategist Abigail Doolittle, who's predicting a big surprise drop in the S&P 500.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- The dollar fell against the yen for a second straight session on Tuesday, retracing most of its gains posted following last week's robust U.S. nonfarm payrolls report, but the decline came as no surprise after five straight weeks of rises. "While some shorter-term charts suggest the dollar rally may finally take a breather this week, the fundamental...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- U.S. stocks ended flat in a volatile session on Thursday as energy stocks rebounded and investors bought beaten-down shares, especially small caps. Earlier, it had briefly dipped below its 150- day moving average, a level it hasn't closed below since November 2012. The CBOE Volatility Index, Wall Street's favored gauge of investor anxiety, closed at...

  • Pressure point: Where market broke   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 2:51 PM ET
    Pressure point: Where market broke

    John Kosar, Asbury Research, explains what is technically behind today's market selloff.

  • Russell 2000 'death cross': What does it mean?   Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:45 AM ET
    Russell 2000 'death cross': What does it mean?

    Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, explains what the Russell 2000 reaching the "death cross" means, and discusses whether it is time to sell the index.

  • Market breadth bad, not terrible: Strategist   Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Market breadth bad, not terrible: Strategist

    Katie Stockton, BTIG chief technical strategist, breaks out the charts and takes a technical view of why U.S. stocks are extending losses today.

  • Small-cap stocks hit 'death cross'   Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Small-cap stocks hit 'death cross'

    CNBC Markets Reporter Dominic Chu explains what a "Death Cross" is, and when traders pay attention to them.

  • Russell 2000 nears death cross   Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Russell 2000 nears death cross

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at what trend lines of the Russell 2000 signal to investors.

  • Is there an asset bubble?   Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:07 PM ET
    Is there an asset bubble?

    Venture capitalist Bill Gurley told the WSJ Silicon Valley is taking on an excessive amount of risk. Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds CIO, and Gene Peroni, Advisors Asset Management SVP, provide perspective.