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92  Small Patterns as of  08/13/2018

This article lists small chart patterns that I found daily in the stocks I follow. Not all small patterns appear because the list would typically be 800 entries (or more) long.

Instead, I search for the top five performing patterns and eleven others to keep the list short. For the list of patterns searched, click here.

Here is the list of stocks in which small patterns appeared and their start and end dates. If none appear in a table, then it's probably a bug in my code. Send me an email.

Click the link for a list of symbols from the table.

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 3M Company   MMM   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Alaska Air Group, Inc   ALK   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Andeavor Corp   ANDV   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Anixter International Inc   AXE   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Autodesk Inc   ADSK   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Ball Corp   BLL   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Baxter International, Inc.   BAX   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Brooks Automation   BRKS   Shark-32   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Cemex SA de CV   CX   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Cincinnati Financial Corp   CINF   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 CNA Financial Corp   CNA   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Colgate-Palmolive Co   CL   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Costco Wholesale Corp   COST   Shark-32   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Crown Holdings Inc   CCK   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Cypress Semiconductor   CY   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Danaher Corp   DHR   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 DJ 20 Transportation   ^DJT   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 DJ 30 Industrials   ^DJI   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Dover Corp   DOV   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 E-Trade Financial Corp   ETFC   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Electronics For Imaging, Inc.   EFII   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 FedEx   FDX   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Flextronics International Ltd   FLEX   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Goldman Sachs Group, The   GS   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Hartford Financial Services Group Inc   HIG   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Home Depot, Inc   HD   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Hunt, J.B.   JBHT   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Interactive Brokers Group Inc   IBKR   Hook reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Kennametal   KMT   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Lam Research Corp   LRCX   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Lawson Products   LAWS   Shark-32   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Leggett and Platt   LEG   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Lincoln National Corp   LNC   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Manpower Inc.   MAN   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Martin Marietta Materials, Inc   MLM   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Masco Corp.   MAS   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MDC Pateners Inc   MDCA   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Morgan Stanley   MS   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Olin Corp.   OLN   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Palto Alto Networks Inc   PANW   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Principal Financial Group Inc   PFG   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Prudential Financial Inc   PRU   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Pulte Homes Inc.   PHM   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Rockwell Automation Inc   ROK   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Rockwell Collins   COL   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Schulman, A.   SHLM   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Stratasys Ltd   SSYS   Hook reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Target   TGT   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 TD AmeriTrade Holding A   AMTD   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 Thermo Electron Corp   TMO   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 TJX Companies Inc   TJX   Key reversal, uptrend   08/10/2018   08/13/2018 
 United Technologies Corp   UTX   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Valmont Industries Inc.   VMI   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Vulcan Materials   VMC   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Wolverine World Wide   WWW   Shark-32   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 DJ US consumer goods (household goods)   IYK   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 FTSE/Xinhua China 25 index fund   FXI   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Global X Robotics and Artificial Intell   BOTZ   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Australia Index fund   EWA   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Austria Investable Mkt Index   EWO   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Belgium Investable Mkt Idx   EWK   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Brazil Index fund   EWZ   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Chile Investable Mkt Idx   ECH   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Emerging Markets Index fund   EEM   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Germany Index   EWG   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Hong Kong Index fund   EWH   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Italy Index   EWI   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Japan Index fund   EWJ   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Malaysia Index   EWM   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Mexico Investable Mkt idx   EWW   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Pacific ex-Japan Index fund   EPP   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Singapore Index   EWS   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI South Africa Index   EZA   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI South Korea Index   EWY   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Spain Index   EWP   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Sweden Index   EWD   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Switzerland Index   EWL   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Taiwan Index   EWT   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Thailand Invest Mkt Index   THD   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI Turkey Index   TUR   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 MSCI United Kingdom Index   EWU   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 PowerShares Dynamic Leisure   PEJ   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 PowerShares Water Resources   PHO   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 Robo Global Robotics and Automation   ROBO   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 S and P Europe 350 Index fund   IEV   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 SandP Global Materials Sector Index fund   MXI   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 SPDR Financial Select Sector   XLF   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 SPDR Homebuilders ETF   XHB   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 SPDR Industrial Select Sector   XLI   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 SPDR Materials Select Sector   XLB   Inverted gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 UltraShort 2x Basic Materials ProShares   SMN   Gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 
 UltraShort 2x Financials ProShares   SKF   Gap2H   08/09/2018   08/13/2018 


Small Patterns Searched

Here is the list of small chart patterns that I scan for daily (after the market close and posted that evening).

For an explanation of the columns, read small patterns.

Pattern Name Average 
Downside weekly reversals$132.3960%361
Open-close reversal, uptrend$118.6759%312
Key reversal, downtrend$95.2858%283
Wide ranging day downside reversal$92.0458%294
Open-close reversal, downtrend$90.3158%305
Upside weekly reversals$84.5857%368
Hook reversal, downtrend$81.5057%269
Wide ranging day upside reversal$75.9856%2712
Hook reversal, uptrend$75.9557%2813
Key reversal, uptrend$71.1156%3016
Inverted gap2H$65.4456%2919
One day reversal, bottom$61.3556%2720
One day reversal, top$46.1254%2922


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