iShares MSCI EAFE Index
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|It was the negative week for the iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA). During the week, the EFA dropped -1.99 points, or -3.17%, and closed at 60.79 on Friday, December 07, 2018. It was the worst weekly loss since October 26, 2018. Weekly volume was 110% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See EFA long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on January 26, 2018 at 75.27 and reached 60.23 on December 6, 2018. EFA lost 15.04 points, or 19.98%, in 44 weeks. Price is near the trend low.
Medium-term trend: [See EFA medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on May 14, 2018 at 72.10 and reached 60.23 on December 6, 2018. EFA lost 11.87 points, or 16.46%, in 29 weeks. Price is near the trend low.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EFA weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range is oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly 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 October 5, 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 EFA short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on December 3, 2018 at 63.75 and reached 60.23 on December 6, 2018. EFA lost 3.52 points, or 5.52%, in 3 days. The price is now at the 15.91% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EFA daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
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 has closed on Friday below the lower Bollinger Band. It is considered a bearish 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.