Daryl Guppy is an independent technical analyst who appears frequently on CNBC Asia. He runs training, analysis and resource workshops for retail and professional financial market traders involved in stocks, CFDs, warrants, derivatives, futures and commodities in China, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. He has his own trading company, guppytraders.com.
When Lehman Brothers collapsed a year ago, the crisis highlighted the fragility of the banking sector. Investors are still shying away from financial stocks, fearing many will follow Lehman's fate. With proper chart analysis, one bank looks set to buck that trend.
The weekly chart for Nissan shows a powerful trend recovery and a strong rebound from newly created support areas. Is the rebound sustainable or is Nissan merely a 'leaf' blowing in the winds of turmoil facing the auto sector? Let's see what the charts say.
Companies like McDonald's have proved resilient during the recession, with many believing it would benefit as people adjusted eating habits in response to falling wages and looming unemployment. As the fastfood giant gets ready to unleash quarterly earnings Thursday, will its golden arches lend support to the stock's performance?
The Nikkei's relentless bull-run has raised concerns if a correction is on the pipeline. Chart analysis, however, suggests otherwise.
While the euro-dollar breakout looked like a short-term move rather than a trend change, the situation now is different and impacts long term positions.
With Nymex rebounding 40 percent since its lows of the year, many are asking if the uptrend will stay or whether if it is a short-term bounce.
The euro may have rebounded more than 6 percent from its lows of 1.05 against the U.S. dollar, but chart analysis shows that rally may be shortlived.
Daryl Guppy is an independent technical analyst who appears frequently on CNBC Asia.