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As of 02/20/2019
  Industrials: 25,954 +63.12 +0.2%
  Transports: 10,627 +9.81 +0.1%
  Utilities: 746 +2.71 +0.4%
  Nasdaq: 7,489 +2.30 +0.0%
  S&P 500: 2,785 +4.94 +0.2%
YTD
+11.3%
+15.9%
+4.6%
+12.9%
+11.1%
Tom's Targets    Overview: 02/14/2019
26,000 or 24,600 by 03/01/2019
10,900 or 9,900 by 03/01/2019
755 or 725 by 03/01/2019
7,700 or 7,050 by 03/01/2019
2,825 or 2,650 by 03/01/2019

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This is an alphabetical listing of event patterns that shows the performance rank of each event pattern by its average rise or decline and failure rate. Ties are allowed. A rank of 1 means the event pattern has the highest post breakout rise or decline or the smallest failure rate. N/A means the event pattern uses a different method to gauge performance than the other event patterns (usually the measure from the breakout to the swing high or swing low, not to the highest high or lowest low before a trend change). Thus, a performance comparison would be unfair and meaningless. For more information see the book Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns, Second Edition.

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Bull Market Event Patterns

Event Pattern

Average Rise or
Decline Rank

Break even Failure
Rate Rank

Dead-Cat Bounce

N/A

N/A

Dead-Cat Bounce, Inverted

N/A

N/A

Earnings Surprise, Bad, down breakout

2

2

Earnings Surprise, Good, up breakout

3

5

FDA Drug Approvals, down breakout

2

4

FDA Drug Approvals, up breakout

5

6

Flag, Earnings, up breakout

1

1

Same Store Sales, Bad, down breakout

3

1

Same Store Sales, Good, up breakout

4

3

Stock Downgrade, down breakout

1

1

Stock Downgrade, up breakout

2

4

Stock Upgrade, down breakout

3

3

Stock Upgrade, up breakout

3

2

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