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|It was a third consecutive positive week for the QUALCOMM Inc. (QCOM). During the week, the QCOM gained 0.99 points, or 1.45%, and closed at 69.41 on Friday, May 08, 2015. Weekly volume was -28% below average. |
Long-term trend: [See QCOM long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on February 2, 2015 at 62.26 and reached 74.09 on March 10, 2015. QCOM gained -11.83 points, or -19.00%, in 5 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 38.2% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Medium-term trend: [See QCOM medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on March 10, 2015 at 74.09 and reached 65.68 on March 26, 2015. QCOM lost 8.41 points, or 11.35%, in 2 weeks. The price is now at the 44.35% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See QCOM weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since March 20, 2015. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is getting weak. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See QCOM short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on April 23, 2015 at 66.96 and reached 69.82 on April 28, 2015. QCOM gained -2.86 points, or -4.27%, in 5 days. The price is now at the 14.34% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See QCOM daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since April 9, 2015. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is getting stronger.
During the last week, the price has risen above the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR below the price is a bullish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the upward 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.
During the last week, the price has moved above the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The distance between the Bollinger Bands is falling, and it was 3.28% on Friday. It is 60.50% lower than one year average. It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price. 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 advanced above the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bullish 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.