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Thomas Bulkowski’s successful investment activities allowed him to retire at age 36. He is an internationally known author and trader with 30+ years of stock market experience and widely regarded as a leading expert on chart patterns. He may be reached at

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Bulkowski's Scoring for Ascending Triangles

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Market
Industrials (^DJI):
Transports (^DJT):
Utilities (^DJU):
Nasdaq (^IXIC):
S&P500 (^GSPC):
As of 04/21/2017
20,548 -30.95 -0.2%
9,134 7.68 0.1%
706 4.81 0.7%
5,911 -6.26 -0.1%
2,349 -7.15 -0.3%
YTD
4.0%
1.0%
7.0%
9.8%
4.9%
Tom's Targets    Overview: 04/17/2017
20,100 or 21,150 by 05/01/2017
8,500 or 9,500 by 05/01/2017
725 or 685 by 05/01/2017
5,950 or 5,650 by 05/01/2017
2,275 or 2,425 by 05/01/2017
Mutt Winners: None YTD

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This page scores ascending triangle chart patterns. Patterns with scores above 0 show gains averaging 50% (upward breakouts) or declines averages 23% (downward breakouts). Scores below 0 show gains of 21% and declines of 12%. High scores do not guarantee good performance, nor does a low score mean you found a stinker.

 

Scoring for Ascending Triangles

Please provide the following information:

What is the highest price in the chart pattern?

What is the lowest price in the chart pattern?

What is the highest price for the stock over the last 52 weeks?

What is the lowest price for the stock over the last 52 weeks?

How many shares of stock are outstanding?

What is the (anticipated) breakout price (up breakouts use value of top trendline; down breakouts use value where it pierces the lower, slanting trendline)?

What direction is the breakout?
Up Down

Trend start: How long is the price trend leading to the start of the chart pattern?
0-3 months 3-6 months Over 6 months

Horizontal consolidation region: Is overhead resistance (upward breakouts) or underlying support (downward breakouts) in the way of price movement?
Yes No

Volume trend: Is volume trending up or down in the chart pattern?
Up Down

Breakout volume: Skip if breakout is downward. Is breakout volume above the 30-day average? If no breakout yet, answer No.
Yes No

Throwbacks/Pullbacks: Do you think a throwback (upward breakouts) or pullback (downward breakout) will occur (usually answer Yes)?
Yes No


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-- Thomas Bulkowski

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