As of 10/03/2022
  Indus: 29,491 +765.38 +2.7%  
  Trans: 12,465 +406.70 +3.4%  
  Utils: 915 +26.32 +3.0%  
  Nasdaq: 10,815 +239.81 +2.3%  
  S&P 500: 3,678 +92.81 +2.6%  
YTD
-18.8%  
-24.4%  
-6.7%  
-30.9%  
-22.8%  
  Targets    Overview: 09/15/2022  
  Up arrow30,800 or 27,500 by 10/15/2022
  Up arrow13,800 or 11,800 by 10/15/2022
  Up arrow950 or 850 by 10/15/2022
  Up arrow11,500 or 9,700 by 10/15/2022
  Up arrow3,800 or 3,500 by 10/15/2022
CPI (updated daily): Arrows on 10/3/22
As of 10/03/2022
  Indus: 29,491 +765.38 +2.7%  
  Trans: 12,465 +406.70 +3.4%  
  Utils: 915 +26.32 +3.0%  
  Nasdaq: 10,815 +239.81 +2.3%  
  S&P 500: 3,678 +92.81 +2.6%  
YTD
-18.8%  
-24.4%  
-6.7%  
-30.9%  
-22.8%  
  Targets    Overview: 09/15/2022  
  Up arrow30,800 or 27,500 by 10/15/2022
  Up arrow13,800 or 11,800 by 10/15/2022
  Up arrow950 or 850 by 10/15/2022
  Up arrow11,500 or 9,700 by 10/15/2022
  Up arrow3,800 or 3,500 by 10/15/2022
CPI (updated daily): Arrows on 10/3/22

Bulkowski's UNUM Provident (UNM) Quiz

Released 8/10/2022.

UNM: Quiz

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


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chart pattern

Look for the following chart patterns (If you find others, great!): small head-and-shoulders bottom, descending triangle, ascending triangle, and a ascending broadening wedge.

The answers are on the next slide.
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chart pattern

The ascending triangle has broken out downward.

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 answer appears on the next slide.
3 / 4
chart pattern

Answer 1 (buy?): short the stock if you are crazy enough to want to risk it. If I owned this stock, I’d sell it.

Answer 2 (target?): Measure the height of the triangle and project it downward from the breakout price. That’s the high at 33 minus the low at 30.44 (pattern start) giving a height of 2.56. Subtract it from the breakout of 32.20 for a target of 29.64.

Answer 3 (stop?): The top of the triangle would be a good stop location, especially since it’s at the round number of 33. I’d place the stop at 33.07 or so. That would mean a potential loss of less than 4%.

The stock has moved up from the low in October.

Question: What would cause you to cover the short?

The next slide shows the answer.
4 / 4
chart pattern

Price formed a triple bottom. By drawing a "neckline" along the price peaks in the pattern, a close above the red line signals an upward move and time to close out the short position.

The End.

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