Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 20th, 2017

Winners Today: MRK PG IBM XOM CAT

Laggards today: GE HPQ WMT AXP MMM

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SHLD, ADSK, MXIM, MCHP, ORCL, CHKP, NTAP, FAST, LRCX, CMCSA (Jan-20-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Sears Holdings Corporation
SHLD is one of the market movers to the upside today with below average volume. At the close of the day, it was last traded at a price of $9.33 per share, up $0.39 or 4.36%. SHLD gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current trading range in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before chasing the stock at this level. SHLD is predicted to find support near $8.52 and resistance near $9.96. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $19.12 and a 52 week low of $8.00, with a current market capitalization of 1.01B and a PE ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: QCOM, ALXN, NVDA, FLIR, ESRX, CELG, GILD, TEVA, NWSA, HSIC (Jan-20-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

QUALCOMM, Inc.
Investors are dumping shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session QCOM stock price dropped by $1.56 or -2.42%. It ended the day at a price of $62.88 per share with unusually high volume, 2.73 times more than usual. On the positive side, traders are buying back shares in after hour trading. QCOM is up so far by $0.02 or 0.03% in the after market session. QCOM declined in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. Technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the short term. Traders should wait for further confirmations to this downtrend before taking a position here. QCOM is finding support near $60.63 and resistance near $66.87. QUALCOMM, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 16.51 and has a current market capitalization of 91.88B. Its 52 week high is $71.62 and 52 week low is $42.24. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. QUALCOMM, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 3.37% annually. » Read more..

TSX 60: POT.TO, BBD.B.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jan-20-2017)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Potash Corp. traded up in the market today, up $1.16 or 4.82%. POT closed at $25.23 per share after trading between $24.32 and $25.43. The volume is unusually high, 1.81 times more than average with 3,760,000 shares changed hands. Today’s gain finally put an end to the stock’s 6 days losing streak. POT closed positively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators is bullish. Investors should watch the stock when it trades around the support and resistant levels near $23.88 and $26.1 respectively. Based on the stock performance over the last one year, it is slightly overbought. The stock could go both up or down from the current price range. It could go deeper into the overbought territory and then a pull back in the next little while. Potash Corp. is a company in the Materials sector, it has a market capitalization of 21.18B and its PE ratio is 33.23. Potash Corp. also pays a 2.10% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $26.14 and 52 week low is at $19.93. . » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 19th, 2017

Winners Today: HPQ AA T BA UTX

Laggards today: XOM MRK AXP PFE DIS

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CHKP, NFLX, NVDA, EBAY, ADBE, SHLD, SYMC, CMCSA, ADSK, AMZN (Jan-19-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
CHKP is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 5.52 times more than usual. At market close, it was trading at $96.34 per share, up $6.73 or 7.51%. The bullish movement continues into the after market session. During after hours, CHKP is up another $0.91 or 0.94%. CHKP ended the session positively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current level in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before buying the stock at this level. CHKP is predicted to find support near $92.83 and resistance near $99.67. The current price of the stock is above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $97.92 and a 52 week low of $71.64, with a current market cap of 16.70B and a price to earning ratio of 24.31. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: LIFE, URBN, MU, SPLS, STX, LINTA, ORLY, VRTX, TEVA, XRAY (Jan-19-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Life Technologies Corp.
Investors are selling shares of Life Technologies Corp. today. At the end of the trading session LIFE shares plunged by $0.25 or -7.69%. It set the close at $3.00 per share with unusually high volume, 1.58 times more than usual. LIFE ended the session negatively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss is a sell off after yesterday’s increase. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this up leg before taking a position at this level. LIFE is predicted to find support near $2.8 and resistance near $3.2. Life Technologies Corp.’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a current market cap of 94.39M. Its 52 week high is $6.81 and 52 week low is $2.10. The current price of the stock is above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: CCO.TO, MRU.A.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jan-19-2017)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Cameco Corporation traded higher today, up $1.46 or 10.15%. CCO closed at $15.85 after flipping between $14.38 and $15.93. The trading volume is unusually high, 2.52 times more than average with 5,460,000 shares changed hands. Today’s closing figure is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s dip. CCO ended the session positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators for this stock is slightly bullish. Traders should watch the stock when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $14.84 and $16.39 respectively. Cameco Corporation is a company in the Energy sector, it has a current market cap of 5.21B and its PE ratio is 86.09. Cameco Corporation also pays a 2.52% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $17.67 and 52 week low is at $9.88. The current price is 45.65% away from its 52 week low and 18.56% away from its 52 week high. CCO is now trading at $0.06 or 0.4% above its 50 day moving average (at $14.33) and is $1.8 or 14.32% ahead of its 200 day moving average (at $12.59). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 18th, 2017

Winners Today: AA BAC AXP TRV MMM

Laggards today: XOM VZ T IBM MRK

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: LIFE, FAST, CTXS, MU, MCHP, KLAC, LRCX, NVDA, QCOM, ADSK (Jan-18-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Life Technologies Corp.
LIFE is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 13.67 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at a price of $3.25, up $0.80 or 32.65%. LIFE ended the session positively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current level in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before taking a position here. LIFE is predicted to find support near $2.38 and resistance near $3.88. The current price of the stock is above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $6.81 and a 52 week low of $2.10, with a market cap of 75.54M and a price to earning ratio of 0.00. » Read more..