iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index
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|It was a first positive week for the iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (EWU). During the week, the EWU gained 0.70 points, or 1.94%, and closed at 36.77 on Friday, May 11, 2018. Weekly volume was -8% below average. |
Long-term trend: [See EWU long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on January 25, 2018 at 38.05 and reached 33.43 on February 9, 2018. EWU lost 4.62 points, or 12.14%, in 2 weeks. The chart has formed a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern. The downtrend resistance line (35.89) is broken. Usually a broken resistance is considered to be a long-term bullish signal, but since daily indicators are overbought a short-term pull back is possible. EWU may retest the broken resistance line. It is considered to be a support line now. 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 EWU medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on February 9, 2018 at 33.43 and reached 36.92 on May 11, 2018. EWU gained -3.49 points, or -10.44%, in 13 weeks. Price is near the trend high.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EWU weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Lane's Stochastic is overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought weekly 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 link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since April 20, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term uptrend is getting stronger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See EWU short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on May 3, 2018 at 35.66 and reached 36.92 on May 11, 2018. EWU gained -1.26 points, or -3.53%, in 8 days. The price is now at the 11.90% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EWU 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. Use the following link to access Williams' Percentage Range help.
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.