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MarketSmith Creates an Edge

The stock market is bullish, and MarketSmith presents us with opportunities in stocks that are breaking out or near a breakout zone. Many recent breakouts were set up identical to the 10 stocks in the list below.

MarketSmith Stocks Near Pivots

MarketSmith has useful tools that help us prepare for these opportunities. On the main page, stocks “Near Pivot” are displayed for easy access to the information presented herein. Note 5 stocks broke out yesterday.


MarketSmith Panel


The Top 10 – MarketSmith Stocks Near Pivot

Take a few minutes to scan the stocks listed below. If they meet your investment objectives add them to your list.


MarketSmith Near Pivot


Square (SQ) – Near a Buy Zone

Over the past few months, the Square (SQ) presented many opportunities for day trading and swing positions as it traces out a bullish path. At present, the stock is printing a handle very near the top of the cup. In addition, RS line is trending higher (97) suggesting a breakout is imminent. Estimates for 2018 are rising (+70%) – re: left panel.


SQ Breakout MarketSmith Cup and Handle


If the stock breaks above it 58.46 pivot, we’ll receive an email alert at 58.48. Most likely price action will follow through if it breaks out of this cup and handle formation.


SQ 60min Alert MarketSmith


Set alerts for new entries and add to existing positions if the stock does what others have done in this situation. Market conditions are more bullish, leading us to believe Square (SQ) will be trading higher in the weeks ahead.

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