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Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF (VBK)

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Summary:
Weekly :Relative Strength Index is overboughtWilliams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are strongly overboughtWeekly  MACD line has moved above its signal lineTrend resistance at 280.96
Daily :Williams' Percentage Range is strongly overboughtLane's Stochastic and MACD bearish divergenceBearish Doji Star CandlestickDaily  MACD line has moved above its signal lineThe price has risen above the Parabolic SARThe price is above the upper Bollinger Band
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It was a first positive week for the Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF (VBK). During the week, the VBK gained 11.74 points, or 4.39%, and closed at 279.40 on Friday, January 8, 2021. It was the best weekly gain since November 6, 2020. Weekly volume was 23% above average.

Long-term trend: [See VBK long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on September 4, 2020 at 204.32 and reached 282.36 on January 8, 2021. VBK gained -78.04 points, or -38.19%, in 18 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The price is near the trend resistance line (280.96). The resistance is usually stronger when technical indicators are overbought. 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 resistance line in a long-term trend.

Medium-term trend: [See VBK medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on October 30, 2020 at 214.60 and reached 282.36 on January 8, 2021. VBK gained -67.76 points, or -31.58%, in 10 weeks. Price is near the trend high.

Weekly Technical Indicators: [See VBK weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Relative Strength Index is overbought while Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought weekly Relative Strength Index or strongly overbought weekly Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. 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 links to access Lane's Stochastic, Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range help.

During the last week, weekly MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal. Use the following link to access a MACD help.

Short-term trend: [See VBK short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on January 4, 2021 at 259.51 and reached 282.36 on January 8, 2021. VBK gained -22.85 points, or -8.81%, in 4 days. The price is now at the 12.95% retracement level.

Daily Technical Indicators: [See VBK daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with strongly overbought daily overbought Williams' Percentage Range. Daily Lane's Stochastic and MACD have bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic and MACD help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily Lane's Stochastic and MACD bearish divergence. The divergence between price and indicator is considering one of the most important buy/sell stocks trading signal.

During the last week, daily MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.

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.

The price has closed on Friday above the upper Bollinger Band. It is considered a bullish signal. 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.

Candlestick pattern: [See VBK candlestick chart pattern]
On Friday the chart has formed a Bearish Doji Star Candlestick pattern. A Bearish Doji Star Pattern occurs in an uptrend and shows that buyers are now losing the control and market is moving to a deadlock between buyers and sellers. The reliability of the Bearish Doji Star pattern is moderate. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks that had a Bearish Doji Star Candlestick pattern during the last week.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 67.78
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 9.40
Strong Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 65.62
Bearish
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 74.66
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 6.47 Bearish
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 81.42
Overbought
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 3.70
Strong Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 94.62
Strong Overbought
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 86.02
Overbought
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 25.18
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Yearly Trendline Resistance 280.96
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 279.51
Price 279.40
Upper Bollinger Band 278.17
Daily Stochastic Crossing 277.00
Parabolic System 267.45
20 Day Moving Average 267.00
Lower Bollinger Band 253.36
50 Day Moving Average 250.43
Yearly Trendline Support 227.14
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector
Industry
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Low 259.51
Low Date 01/04/2021
High 282.36
High Date 01/08/2021
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 259.51
Low Date 01/04/2021
High 282.36
High Date 01/08/2021
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 259.51
Low Date 01/04/2021
High 282.36
High Date 01/08/2021
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 214.60
Low Date 10/30/2020
High 282.36
High Date 01/08/2021
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Broadening Ascending Wedge
Status Test Resistance
Resistance 280.96
Support 227.14
Low 204.32
Low Date 09/04/2020
High 282.36
High Date 01/08/2021
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