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|It was the negative week for the iShares MSCI Emerg Mkts Index (EEM). During the week, the EEM dropped -0.48 points, or -1.07%, and closed at 44.21 on Friday, August 03, 2018. It was the worst weekly loss since June 29, 2018. EEM was trading at average weekly trading volume. |
Long-term trend: [See EEM long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on January 20, 2016 at 27.61 and reached 52.08 on January 26, 2018. EEM gained -24.47 points, or -88.63%, in 105 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The price is near the trend support (44.85) line. The support is usually stronger when technical indicators are oversold. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with price testing the trend support line in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See EEM medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on January 26, 2018 at 52.08 and reached 42.15 on June 28, 2018. EEM lost 9.93 points, or 19.07%, in 21 weeks. The price is now at the 20.75% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EEM weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 9, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See EEM short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on June 28, 2018 at 42.15 and reached 45.06 on July 25, 2018. EEM gained -2.91 points, or -6.90%, in 27 days. The price is now at the 29.21% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EEM daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since July 6, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is getting weak.
During the last week, the price has fallen below the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR above the price is a bearish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the downward direction. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.
The price is close to the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.
Price is close to the 50 Day Moving Average. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.