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iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury
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|It was a first positive week for the iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury (IEF). During the week, the IEF climbed 0.20 points, or 0.20%, and closed at 100.17 on Friday, November 09, 2018. Weekly volume was -13% below average. |
Long-term trend: [See IEF long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on September 7, 2017 at 108.81 and reached 99.61 on October 5, 2018. IEF lost 9.20 points, or 8.46%, in 56 weeks. The price is now at the 6.09% retracement level.
Medium-term trend: [See IEF medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on May 29, 2018 at 103.20 and reached 99.61 on October 5, 2018. IEF lost 3.59 points, or 3.48%, in 18 weeks. The price is now at the 15.60% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See IEF weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range is strongly oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly strongly oversold Williams' Percentage Range. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following link to access Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since September 28, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is getting stronger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See IEF short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on October 29, 2018 at 101.24 and reached 99.75 on November 8, 2018. IEF lost 1.49 points, or 1.47%, in 10 days. The price is now at the 28.19% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See IEF daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is oversold while Lane's Stochastic is strongly oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with oversold daily Williams' Percentage Range or strongly oversold daily Lane's Stochastic. Use the following link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
During the last week, daily MACD line has moved below its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal.
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.
During the last week, the price has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. 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.