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  • Reading S&P signals... where's the panic? Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 6:52 AM ET
    Reading S&P signals... where's the panic?

    What we're seeing now could be a parting shot from the bears, says Stephen Suttmeier, BofA Merrill Lynch, providing a technical read on the markets.

  • Is the Apple bottom near? Chart experts weigh in Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 2:44 PM ET
    A customer uses her smartphone at an Apple store in Shanghai.

    CNBC Pro asked several expert technical analysts to analyze Apple's current prospects based on its chart.

  • *European shares down 2.5 percent after China stocks sink. Rising tensions in the Middle East also increased demand for safe-haven assets. Global benchmark Brent crude rose above $38 a barrel as some speculated a breakdown in diplomatic ties between Saudi Arabia and Iran could result in oil supply restrictions.

  • *Market to rebalance in fourth quarter 2016- Goldman Sachs. Brent crude for January delivery touched $36.05 a barrel earlier in the day, a penny above a July 2004 low that will be its next resistance level, before rebounding to $36.46 a barrel at 11:38 a.m. EST. "It's somewhat of a defensive posture and a reasonable posture before the beginning of the year," said John...

  • *Moody's cuts 2016 Brent price estimate to $43/ bl. "We are seeing nothing unusual about this week's price bounce given the fact that the entire complex had become much oversold based on virtually all of our technical indicators," Jim Ritterbusch of Chicago- based oil consultancy Ritterbusch& Associates said in a note. Brent was up 40 cents, or 1 percent, at $38.32 a...

  • TOKYO, Nov 27- Japanese stocks fell in thin trade on Friday as technical indicators suggested the market is overbought and vulnerable to a correction. The Nikkei share average edged down 0.3 percent to end the day at 19,883.94. The benchmark index was flat for the week, which saw subdued trading due to holiday closures in the United States and Japan.

  • *Technical signs show Japan market is overbought. TOKYO, Nov 27- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down in choppy trade on Friday morning as technical indicators suggested the market is overbought and vulnerable to a correction. "A correction is not surprising at any moment given the overbought market," said Takuya Takahashi, an analyst at Daiwa Securities,...

  • *USDA raises U.S. corn, soy crops more than expected. Wheat futures slumped for a third straight session and hit a two-week bottom on technical selling and on a bearish supply and demand outlook in a monthly USDA report. The USDA pegged 2015 U.S. soybean production at 3.981 billion bushels with an average yield at 48.3 bushels per acre, both all-time highs.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc shares fell as much as 20 percent on Thursday, building on weeks of steep losses over concerns about its ties to specialty pharmacy Philidor Rx Services, which is accused of improperly boosting sales of Valeant drugs. Valeant's U.S.-traded shares hit their lowest since May 2013, falling as low as $73.37.

  • Nov 5- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that an interest rate hike in December was a "live possibility". *Wall Street closed lower on Wednesday, retracing recent gains along with energy shares, while Yellen's comments added to investor caution. *Facebook's shares rose 4.3 percent to $108.35...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday, retracing recent gains along with energy shares, while comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pointing to a possible rate hike in December added to investor caution.

  • Oct 23- A tech share rally drove U.S. stocks up sharply for a second day on Friday as earnings from companies including Microsoft Corp beat analysts' expectations, while healthcare shares rebounded from recent losses. The S&P 500 erased its loss for the year and ended above its 200- day moving average for the first time since Aug. 19. The Dow Jones industrial average...

  • Santelli Exchange: Bear speaks out Friday, 23 Oct 2015 | 10:53 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Bear speaks out

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Peter Eliades, Stock Market Cycles Management, about his bearish technical view on the market.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- Oil prices pared most of their gains on Tuesday afternoon as investors focused on a bearish outlook from the International Energy Agency after U.S. crude gained on technical support earlier in the session. Brent futures for November delivery rose 27 cents to $50.13 a barrel, a 0.5 percent gain, by 1:20 p.m. ET. "sharp drop lower is being deemed an...

  • Charts paint an encouraging picture as stocks rally Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 2:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 9- Just when it looked like a correction could turn into a bear market, U.S. stocks have rallied hard in recent days, and some widely followed technical indicators suggest that the market is a ways through the bottoming process. "From a technical perspective it looks like we are pretty far along the bottoming process," said Bruce Zaro, chief technical...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 2- Downside risks to the global economy have risen and a combination of threats including slower growth in China and rising market volatility could severely cut the outlook, International Monetary Fund staff warned on Wednesday. The IMF in July lowered its global growth forecast for 2015 to 3.3 percent and forecast growth in China- where a...

  • S&P 500 retests lows: Technician Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    S&P 500 retests lows: Technician

    Jon Krinsky, MKM chief market technician, looks at a violent move in the S&P 500, and key moves to watch going forward.

  • Bull market still intact: Technician Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 6:51 AM ET
    Bull market still intact: Technician

    Craig Johnson, Piper Jaffray, turns a technical eye to the charts to provide a read on the market's next move.

  • *Gold down 2.3 pct for the week. *Palladium posts largest two-day gain since 2008. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 28- Gold rose on Friday as technical indicators and suggestions the U.S. central bank may delay a rate rise provided support, but the metal was still on track to post its biggest weekly drop in five weeks amid dollar strength and strong U.S. economic data.

  • How this technician predicted the market rout Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    How this technician predicted the market rout

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, discusses how the cyclical patterns in charts helped him spot the global market downturn before it occurred.