iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond
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|It was a first positive week after 3 consecutive negative weeks for the iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (AGG). During the week, the AGG climbed 0.26 points, or 0.25%, and closed at 106.23 on Friday, August 10, 2018. It was the best weekly gain since June 29, 2018. Weekly volume was -9% below average. |
Long-term trend: [See AGG long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on September 7, 2017 at 110.66 and reached 105.00 on May 17, 2018. AGG lost 5.66 points, or 5.11%, in 36 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Channel chart pattern. The downtrend resistance line (103.72) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bullish signal. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend resistance line in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See AGG medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on May 17, 2018 at 105.00 and reached 107.00 on May 29, 2018. AGG gained -2.00 points, or -1.90%, in 1 weeks. The chart has formed a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern. The uptrend support line (106.25) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend support in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See AGG weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since June 1, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See AGG short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on August 1, 2018 at 105.51 and reached 106.36 on August 10, 2018. AGG gained -0.85 points, or -0.81%, in 9 days. The price is now at the 15.29% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See AGG daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since July 19, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller.
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 touches the upper Bollinger Band. 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.