Valentine’s Day Trading Intraday Up and Down Trending Stocks

Feb 14, 2014: 2:15 PM CST

Continuing our “Intraday Trend Trading” stock scans according to an algorithm I run mid-day, let’s take a look not just at the strong intraday uptrending stocks, but also the four “worst” intraday downtrending stocks.

Here’s the strong  uptrenders on yet another uptrending session:

February 14 Valentine's Day Uptrending Intraday Trend Day Trading stocks

Our “Top Four Intraday Trenders include WellPoint (WLP), Travelers Insurance (TRV), 3M Company (MMM), and Aetna (AET).

Again, pro-trend traders will look to play retracement or pro-trend strategies for a possible continuation of the one-sided bullish Trend Day in motion.

Alternately, aggressive/experienced traders may seek to play any intraday reversal that may develop on a trigger-break under the rising 20 then perhaps 50 EMA (5-min).

Thanks to your feedback (I’ve received supportive emails), some of the readers requested that I downtrending intraday stocks into the scan.

It’s a great idea and I wanted to incorporate that feedback into the daily scans.

Here are four of the strongest intraday downtrends  today (weakest intraday stocks):

Intraday Trend Day Trading Valentine's Day Downtrending Sell Stocks

Our four “Relative Strength Laggards” or strong downtrending stocks include Verizon Communications (VZ), Precision Castparts (PCP), Gilead Sciences (GILD), and Agilent Tech (A).

It would appear that the downtrending stocks – in the context of another strong bullish intraday trend in the US Equity Indexes – could be catalysts for reversal traders.

Nevertheless, intraday trends can continue beyond where we think they can, so approach these names and opportunities objectively (I prefer to monitor price relative to the 20 and 50 EMAs on the 5-min chart).

For a little background (and to see the outcomes), see the prior updates:

February 13 Intraday Trenders

February 12 Intraday Trenders

And the original February 10 Intraday Trenders

Also, the compilation post “21 Examples of Trend Days

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