The equity markets traded lower ahead of the FOMC rate decision, then rallied to SPX 4700) resistance in the final two hours of Wednesday’s session.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 1.0% post-FOMC. In addition, the S&P 500 index jumped 1.6%, with Advanced Micro Devices, Nvidia, and Eli Lilly, topping out on above average volume. The Nasdaq composite popped an additional 2.15%. The small-cap Russell 2000 (IWM) rebounded off its 10-month range support.
Stochastic Oversold Scan
Both (AMD) and Nvidia (NVDA) blasted higher from their 50-day moving averages, gaining 8% and 7.5%, respectively. The stocks rose prior to the FOMC rate decision on above average volume, which indicated institutions were buying. and many “meta verse” related technology stocks rose after Chairman Powell’s anticipated rhetoric.or a follow through day on Wednesday.
|TVTX – Travere Therapeutics, Inc.||Health Care||Biotechnology||29.15||2.80||10.63||2272522|
|AMD – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.||Technology||Semiconductors||146.50||10.90||8.04||72425158|
|NVDA – NVIDIA Corp.||Technology||Semiconductors||304.59||21.22||7.49||69829341|
|IRTC – iRhythm Technologies, Inc.||Health Care||Medical Equipment||95.44||6.26||7.02||300544|
|CCRN – Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.||Discretionary||Business Training Agencies||25.91||1.14||4.60||376252|
|BCC – Boise Cascade Co.||Industrial||Building Materials||66.97||2.67||4.15||440259|
|AMN – AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.||Discretionary||Business Training Agencies||114.39||4.09||3.71||359846|
|TSM – Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg||Technology||Semiconductors||120.40||4.11||3.53||6700712|
|RACE – Ferrari NV||Discretionary||Automobiles||260.47||7.16||2.83||605820|
Advanced Micro Devices – Semiconductors Rally
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) was discussed on Tuesday during the live broadcast as we looked for the stock to close on a bullish candle above the 50d moving average. This was key to the reversal signal we were looking for after a 10-day fade from 52-week highs. We were looking for a follow through day on Wednesday.
All of the stocks in the list above exhibit similar results, with bullish follow through on Wednesday, post-FOMC, rising on above average volume to end the session.
Advanced Micro Devices – Weekly Chart
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) weekly chart confirms momentum is clearly bullish as the stock rebounds above its bullish weekly 10ema.
Average true range is rising in most cases, with AMD, Nvidia, Eli Lilly and ANET stock are all flashing buying signals.
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