Investing Technical Indicators


  • Main St. vs. Wall St. on the economy

    CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow, and Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors, debate whether strong data points have been masking a weaker economy.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    CNBC Pro asked expert technicians to analyze Dow's prospects based on its chart after the average hit 18,000 for the first time since July.

  • The Chicago Board Options Exchange Oil Volatility Index, based off moves in the U.S. "Even if you don't necessarily think the market's bottomed, you can have a degree of confidence that we're in a much more sideways pattern, the downward momentum has dissipated and pressure is off implied volatility," said John Saucer, analyst at Houston's Mobius Risk Group.

  • Implied volatility in U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate market fell below 45 percent on Wednesday, down from a seven-year high above 78 percent on Feb. 12 when WTI was trading at around $35 to $26. "Even if you don't necessarily think the market's bottomed, you can have a degree of confidence that we're in a much more sideways pattern, the downward momentum has...

  • MELBOURNE, March 16- Copper drifted in listless trade on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. Prices have found a floor around the $4,875 mark, while the approaching 200- day moving average ceiling at $5,023 flags a looming breakout. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper traded flat at 37,370 yuan but still holding above the 200- day moving average.

  • NEW YORK, March 11- Wall Street rallied on Friday in a delayed response to the European Central Bank's stimulus measures announced Thursday, while higher oil prices drove up energy shares. The S&P 500 closed at its highest level of the year and above its 200- day moving average for the first time since Dec. 30. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 218.18 points, or...

  • Tracking market trends

    Katie Stockton, BTIG, and Sean Darby, Jefferies, track the technical trends to chart the S&P's next support level. It is a counter-trend rally, says Stockton. And Darby is expecting a healthy rotation in the next couple of months.


  • SINGAPORE/ NEW YORK, Feb 29- As oil traders have learned time and again, picking a bottom in today's glutted market can be a fool's game. Just when prices start to rebound- as they have since mid-February- a wave of renewed bearishness can smack them back down. "A second hammer seems to be forming... in addition to the first hammer of last month," said Reuters technical...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 26- Gold edged higher on Friday despite a rebound in stocks, underscoring support for the safe-haven metal from bullish technicals and money flows into exchange traded funds. Asian shares rose on Friday following a firmer finish on Wall Street and as investors awaited a meeting of the Group of 20 finance leaders that will likely offer reassuring...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 26- Gold was little changed above $1,230 an ounce on Friday as safe-haven gains were capped by an overnight rebound in global equities and oil prices, although technical signals for prices were bullish. *Spot gold was steady at $1,235.38 an ounce by 0043 GMT, after posting a small 0.4 percent gain in the previous session. *Asian shares rose on Friday...

  • Bank of America a bargain?

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at what's moving the market today, including the financials sector.

  • Getting a fix on the VIX

    Richard Ross,Evercore ISI, turns a technical eye on the charts to get a read on the market's next move.

  • When S&P starts year down 8%...

    CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on the selloff to start the year, and whether it's good or bad for the markets the rest of the year.

  • When the VIX closes higher than oil...

    CNBC's Eric Chemi reports if the VIX closes above oil, the markets will be in rare territory.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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