As of 06/18/2024
  Indus: 38,835 +56.76 +0.1%  
  Trans: 14,898 -35.14 -0.2%  
  Utils: 909 -0.27 0.0%  
  Nasdaq: 17,862 +5.21 +0.0%  
  S&P 500: 5,487 +13.80 +0.3%  
YTD
 +3.0%  
-6.3%  
 +3.0%  
 +19.0%  
 +15.0%  
  Targets    Overview: 06/13/2024  
  Up arrow39,900 or 37,650 by 07/01/2024
  Up arrow15,800 or 14,300 by 07/01/2024
  Up arrow960 or 890 by 07/01/2024
  Up arrow17,800 or 16,750 by 07/01/2024
  Up arrow5,500 or 5,250 by 07/01/2024
As of 06/18/2024
  Indus: 38,835 +56.76 +0.1%  
  Trans: 14,898 -35.14 -0.2%  
  Utils: 909 -0.27 0.0%  
  Nasdaq: 17,862 +5.21 +0.0%  
  S&P 500: 5,487 +13.80 +0.3%  
YTD
 +3.0%  
-6.3%  
 +3.0%  
 +19.0%  
 +15.0%  
  Targets    Overview: 06/13/2024  
  Up arrow39,900 or 37,650 by 07/01/2024
  Up arrow15,800 or 14,300 by 07/01/2024
  Up arrow960 or 890 by 07/01/2024
  Up arrow17,800 or 16,750 by 07/01/2024
  Up arrow5,500 or 5,250 by 07/01/2024

Bulkowski's Tribune (TRB) Quiz

Released 8/8/2022.

TRB: Quiz

Captions appear below the pictures for guidance, so be sure to scroll down far enough to read them.


1 / 5
chart pattern

Look for the following chart patterns (If you find others, great!): 2 broadening tops, descending triangle, symmetrical triangle, right-angled and descending broadening formation, and an inverted and ascending scallop.

The answers are on the next slide.
2 / 5
chart pattern

I show the descending triangle in green because Patternz (my computer program) loves it but I don’t (it looks to cut off a rounding turn). Price has closed above the broadening formation on the right.

Question 1: Do you buy, short, or avoid trading this stock?

Question 2: If trading this one, what is the target price?

Question 3: If trading this one, what is the stop price?

The answers appear on the next slide.
3 / 5

chart pattern

Answer 1 (buy?): Buy. The partial decline correctly predicts an upward breakout 75% of the time in a bull market.

Answer 2 (target?): Use the measure rule, which is the pattern height added to the breakout price. The top trendline is at 47.99 and the low is at 44.28 for a height of 3.71. Add this to the price of the top trendline and the target becomes 51.70. Price reaches the target 65% of the time. Thus, consider multiplying the height by 65% before adding it to the top trendline price. That gives a closer target of 50.40.

Answer 3 (stop?): 2x Volatility is $1.24, so a stop placed 3% down or 46.63 would keep you away from being stopped out on normal volatility. That’s a bit close for me, so I’d place it below the minor low at A, shown in the chart above, 45.55.

More on the next slide.
4 / 5
chart pattern

Price moved up then consolidated in a rectangle top.

Question: Why should you sell the stock now, or should you?

The answer appears on the next slide.
5 / 5
chart pattern

A complex head-and-shoulders top forms. When price closes below the neckline, a line drawn connecting the armpits (the valleys between the shoulders and heads), it signals a sale. Price drops from a breakout price of 48.84 to a recent low of 28.40 (occurred on 2/1/2006 not shown).

Did price reach either the near (50.40) or farther away (51.70) targets? Yes. The first came as price exited the rectangle, moving up, and the second was reached when price formed the left shoulder.

The End.

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