PuraPharm Corp Ltd (1498.HK) Under the Watchful Eye of Investors


The NASDAQ listed company saw a recent bid of 94.89 and 244218 shares have traded hands in the session. This method of adaptation features a fast and a slow moving average so that the composite moving average swiftly responds to price changes and holds the average value until the next bar's close.

Pizza Pizza Royalty Corp (PZA.TO) is on trader's radar as the shares have moved above the MACD Histogram line, indicating a bullish trend. The histogram is an oscillator that moves above and below the zero line, just as the MACD line does. Aspray developed the MACD-Histogram to anticipate signal line crossovers in MACD. Following multiple time frames using moving averages can help investors figure out where the stock has been and help determine where it may be possibly going.

Traders are taking a second look at how shares of iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA ETF (LRGF) have been performing lately. The 14-day RSI is now spotted at 46.74, the 7-day is at 44.37, and the 3-day is sitting at 38.98.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a highly popular technical indicator. The RSI was created by J. Welles Wilder who was striving to measure whether or not a stock was overbought or oversold. The RSI is computed base on the speed and direction of a stock's price movement. As a momentum oscillator, the RSI operates in a set range. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. A reading over 70 would indicate that the stock is overbought, and possibly overvalued. The Core Index measures the performance of stocks issued by mid-capitalization companies that have exhibited average growth and value characteristics as determined by Morningstar's index methodology.

Traders may be leaning on technical stock analysis to help with investing decisions. iShares MSCI Qatar Capped ETF (QAT) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -107.31. A value of 50-75 would indicate a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would signify an extremely strong trend. Many investors will use the CCI in conjunction with other indicators when evaluating a trade. On the flip side, a reading below -100 may signal a downtrend reflecting weak price action.

At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX is standing at 16.64. Many technical chart analysts believe that an ADX reading over 25 would suggest a strong trend. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. Using the ADX with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) may help determine the direction of the trend as well as the overall momentum. The ADX is used to measure trend strength. The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is a technical indicator that was created to measure overbought and oversold market conditions. Using the CCI as a leading indicator, technical analysts may use a +100 reading as an overbought signal and a -100 reading as an oversold indicator, suggesting a trend reversal. A reading between 0 and -20 would indicate an overbought situation. Alternately, if the indicator goes under -80, this may show the stock as being oversold. Moving averages can help identify trends and price reversals. They may also be used to help find support or resistance levels.

We can also take a look at the Average Directional Index or ADX of iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF (IUSB). The stock's 50-day moving average is $43.23 and its 200-day moving average is $40.76. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a 52-week low of $33.94 and a 52-week high of $44.58. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx also was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Moving averages are a popular trading tool among investors.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for iShares MSCI Turkey Investable Market Index Fund (TUR) is sitting at 18.56.