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Whiting Petroleum Stock Changes Track, Shows an Upward Trend
Whiting Petroleum stock has returned -25% since the beginning of 2017. It’s underperformed the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, which has seen a return of -8.2% during the same period.
Does the Slide in Alcoa Stock Present a Buying Opportunity?
Alcoa closed at $34.40 on March 31, 2017, rising 2.7% from the previous day’s close. Though Alcoa is trading at a year-to-date rise of 23.7%, it’s lost some of its gains over the last month.
Understanding NetApp’s Key Drivers in 2017
In fiscal 3Q17, NetApp’s Strategic Solutions business accounted for 65.3% of its net product revenues, and its revenues rose 13% QoQ.
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,254.80 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $18.37 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $967.80 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $813.50 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $119.62, which is 2.2% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $117.08
The RSI is 62.66 which suggests that SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
Based on the share price being above its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bullish and GLD is experiencing slight buying pressure.
According to the MACD, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has on average historically risen by 1.7% based on the past 12 years of stock performance.
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has risen higherby an average 1.7%in 8 of those 12 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 66%
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) share price is $17.33, which is 3.7% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $16.70
The RSI is 65.59 which suggests that SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
Based on the share price being above its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bullish and SLV is experiencing slight buying pressure.
According to the MACD, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has on average historically risen by 1.6% based on the past 10 years of stock performance.
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has risen higherby an average 1.6%in 4 of those 10 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 40%
Trending Stocks On The Move
Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE) share price is $58.92, which is 3.8% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $56.79
Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE) share price is $58.92, which is 5.6% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $55.78
According to the MACD, Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE) is currently on a Sell Signal.
Resolute Energy Corporation (REN) share price is $44.14, which is 8.5% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $40.66
Resolute Energy Corporation (REN) share price is $44.14, which is 7.2% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $41.18
According to the MACD, Resolute Energy Corporation (REN) is currently on a Sell Signal.
International Speedway Corp. (ISCA) share price is $39.05, which is 5% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $37.18
International Speedway Corp. (ISCA) share price is $39.05, which is 6% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $36.84
According to the MACD, International Speedway Corp. (ISCA) is currently on a Buy Signal.
The VIX figure is 11.79. This is 32.7% below the historic median figure of 17.53.
The CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices. Historically, VIX levels above 50 correlate closely with periods of stock market panic while VIX levels below 20 are more typical during relatively calm periods in the market.
The 10,000 Foot Economic View
Total Market Cap / GDP
The ratio of the Total Market Capitalization (Wilshire 5000) to United States GDP is 1.3017. This is 47.9% above the historic median figure of 0.88.
The higher the Market Cap/GDP figure is relative to its median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market. Markets can remain overvalued for extended time periods.
The S&P Earnings is 94.59. This is 69.3% above the historic median figure of 55.86.
The higher the S&P Earnings are above their median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market.
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