Are Technology And FANG Stocks Bottoming?

September 18, 2018

Recent downside pricing pressure on Technology and FANG stocks have kept investors wary of jumping back into the market while we wait to see where the bottom may form.  Concerns about long-term pricing pressures, US trade wars and the continued Congressional testimony regarding privacy and censorship issues have kept social media technology stocks in a negative perspective.  The only aspect of this pricing pullback that is positive is that these stocks will, at some point, find a price bottom and attempt to rally as investors rush back into their favorites attempting to ride the run higher.

Our researchers believe the current price levels could be a prime example of a short-term bottom setting up in certain technology stocks.  Both Apple and Amazon are two of the biggest and most actively traded stocks on the US Stock exchange.  They differ from many of the other FANG stocks because these companies actually produce and sell consumer products & services that are, in many ways, essential to conducting commerce and trade.

This 30-minute chart of Apple shows our Adaptive Dynamic Learning Cycles price modeling system showing a cycle low is setting up over the next day or two in Apple followed by an upside price cycle that should push prices back above $220.  Notice the oversold levels highlighted in BRIGHT GREEN.  The last major oversold levels setup just below $218.  The current oversold levels are setting up just below $217.  We believe these $217 levels will likely set up a price bottom and prompt an upside price rally over the next 5+ days that could push Apple prices well above $225.

Amazon is setting up a different type of price bottoming formation – a Fibonacci price retracement bottom.  We use these Fibonacci price retracement levels in conjunction with our other price modeling systems to attempt to determine where and when price reversals may be set up in the future.  In this example, we can see a price bottom formed in early August off a Fibonacci 50% price pullback and the current price pullback is testing the same 50% level.  We believe this current setup will prompt a price bottom to form and an upside price rally will likely result in AMZN rushing back above $2000 again with a few days. 

These types is similar price patterns that show the characteristics of stock price action.  Each stock inherently exhibits unique pricing trends and characteristics.  Very few are identical in price structure/setup.  Although, sometimes certain sectors move in unison. 

Our predictive price modeling and cycling systems help us to identify the core price function behind the price action.  We use these advanced predictive tools to help us understand what is the most likely future outcome of certain stocks and when we see opportunities, we try to alert our followers and members.  Our most recent pick was IYT and we've been riding that trend for over 5 weeks now.

Yesterday, we posted a research article regarding our other predictive analysis modeling systems and the potential for a price correction headed into the US mid-term election cycle.  We strongly suggest you read that article and keep in mind that these FANGS and Technology stocks may continue to rally through general market weakness.  Please take a moment to visit www.TheTechnicalTraders.com to learn how we can help you find greater success in your trading every day with our detailed market research, daily research video and clear trading signals.  The end of 2018 is setting up incredible opportunities for skilled traders and early 2019 appears to be even more opportunistic.  Isn't it time you found a team that is dedicated to helping you execute more successfully?

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Chris Vermeulen has been involved in the markets since 1997 and is the founder of Technical Traders Ltd. He is an internationally recognized technical analyst, trader, and is the author of the book: 7 Steps to Win With Logic

Through years of research, trading and helping individual traders around the world. He learned that many traders have great trading ideas, but they lack one thing, they struggle to execute trades in a systematic way for consistent results. Chris helps educate traders with a three-hour video course that can change your trading results for the better.

His mission is to help his clients boost their trading performance while reducing market exposure and portfolio volatility.

He is a regular speaker on HoweStreet.com, and the FinancialSurvivorNetwork radio shows. Chris was also featured on the cover of AmalgaTrader Magazine, and contributes articles to several financial hubs like MoneyShow.com.

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