Relative Strength and Weakness Stock Scan Candidates for Jan 7

Jan 7, 2015: 3:38 PM CST

For today’s “Post-Fed Minutes Update,” let’s focus on the top four Relative Strength leaders and laggards as possible trading candidates.

Without further delay, here are our top four strongest intraday trending stocks at the moment:

This list is similar to our Daily Update Posts using the relative strength algorithmic scan off the opening price.

Today’s bullish candidates include mid-day jumper Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS), then Sony (SNE), Wal-Mart (WMT), and Camden Property Trust (CPT).

I wanted to take this post a step beyond what we see in the mid-day updates by highlighting the broader, possible swing trading opportunities in these stocks today.

Here’s the higher frame Daily Chart of each of these candidates:

Dick’s Sporting Goods broke a key resistance level just above $50.00 per share to continue the bullish rally and thus demands our attention.  Continue studying it on additional timeframes using your preferred indicators or trading signals (what’s strong often gets stronger).

Sony’s strength today doesn’t generate the same attention as Dick’s and Wal-Mart, both of which are pushing to new highs.

Finally, Camden Trust (CPT) simply returns to a possible breakout level.  If you enjoy trading breakouts – and don’t mind non-flashy stocks – then watch for a break beyond $78.00 to trigger an entry.

We have the same logic on the sell-side and are prepared for possible market weakness:

21st Century Fox (FOXA), Sina Corp, Joy Global (JOY), and high-priced volatile Priceline (PCLN).

On the Daily Chart perspective, all stocks except 21st Century Fox are downtrending and breaking to new chart lows (PCLN isn’t quite there yet though).

That which is weak tends to get weaker – that’s why we identify trends and chart relative strength leadership (or weakness).

As always, study these watch-list (scan) candidates for current or near-term future trading opportunities (preferably in the direction of the established trend).

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2 Responses to “Relative Strength and Weakness Stock Scan Candidates for Jan 7”

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