Senior Market Technician at ActivateClients

Declan Fallon is the Senior Market Technician for ActivateClients Ltd., and Community Director for Zignals.com.  Declan Fallon runs a personal blog at markets.fallondpicks.com, is a former ... more

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Buyers Steps In Late
Sellers had looked to press in early trading, but buyers were again there to bid markets higher as they approached last week's spike lows. The net result leaves things as they were with Friday's jobs data the next opportunity to move the needle.
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Happy Thanksgiving!
The index most likely to enjoy a good holiday break is the Russell 2000.
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Semiconductors Continue To Gain
The 'bull trap' in the Semiconductor index is now negated.
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Overreaching Enthusiasm?
The S&P closed with a bearish inverse hammer on Friday, which could turn into a bearish shooting star if there is a gap down on Monday.
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Bulls Pressure Highs, Big Recovery In Small Caps
Another good day sent indices back to highs, but it was the Russell 2000 that probably came out best. The S&P is primed for some follow-through tomorrow.
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Early Losses Couldn't Kill Yesterday's Gains
Today is no different to yesterday; shorts stick with the Russell 2000, longs with the Semiconductor Index.
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Higher Volume Selling, And Bearish Engulfing Pattern In Russell 2000 And Semiconductor Index
6 years ago
Thanks Moon Kil Woong, I like to pair semiconductor action with Nasdaq 100 as a tech-style Dow Theory.
In this article: COMP, SPX, SOX
Daily Market Commentary: Semiconductors Advance
6 years ago
If buyers keep a bid under Semiconductors then it's not slowing. Shorts may be happy to watch a break before getting aggressive: a 'bull trap' (i.e. a closing break above 652, followed by a close below 652 on higher volume) could prove opportune. However, as things stand now, bulls have the advantage.
In this article: COMP, NDX, SOX
S&P Disappoints, But Nasdaq And Russell 2000 Play To Form
6 years ago
Thanks Susan!
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AAPL Apple Inc.
NOK Nokia Corporation
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
SPY SPDR S&P 500
XLU Utilities Select Sector SPDR
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR
XUE Xueda Education Group

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Senior Market Technician
ActivateClients
October 2007 - Present (14 years)
Product specialist and marketing researcher. Improving dealer-client relationships by maximizing returns in the market.
Community Director
Zignals
October 2007 - Present (14 years)
Financial market technician and strategist. Social media and community development.
Editor and Contributor
Fallondpicks
2005 - Present (16 years 9 months)
Analyzing market trends. Specialist in U.S. Markets and #sectorbreadth analysis.

Education

Market Technician Association
Technical Analysis
2004 / 2007
Completed level I, II, and III examinations for Chartered Market Technician (CMT) qualification
National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Ph.D.,
1993 / 1998
Nematology
Trinity College Dublin
B.A.
1989 / 1993
Zoology

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