As of 08/05/2022
  Indus: 32,803 +76.65 +0.2%  
  Trans: 14,601 +122.31 +0.8%  
  Utils: 1,014 -7.66 -0.7%  
  Nasdaq: 12,658 -63.03 -0.5%  
  S&P 500: 4,145 -6.75 -0.2%  
YTD
-9.7%  
-11.4%  
 +3.4%  
-19.1%  
-13.0%  
  Targets    Overview: 07/28/2022  
  Up arrow33,300 or 31,400 by 08/15/2022
  Up arrow15,200 or 13,400 by 08/15/2022
  Up arrow1,040 or 975 by 08/15/2022
  Up arrow12,900 or 11,300 by 08/15/2022
  Up arrow4,200 or 3,900 by 08/15/2022
CPI (updated daily): Arrows on 7/15/22
As of 08/05/2022
  Indus: 32,803 +76.65 +0.2%  
  Trans: 14,601 +122.31 +0.8%  
  Utils: 1,014 -7.66 -0.7%  
  Nasdaq: 12,658 -63.03 -0.5%  
  S&P 500: 4,145 -6.75 -0.2%  
YTD
-9.7%  
-11.4%  
 +3.4%  
-19.1%  
-13.0%  
  Targets    Overview: 07/28/2022  
  Up arrow33,300 or 31,400 by 08/15/2022
  Up arrow15,200 or 13,400 by 08/15/2022
  Up arrow1,040 or 975 by 08/15/2022
  Up arrow12,900 or 11,300 by 08/15/2022
  Up arrow4,200 or 3,900 by 08/15/2022
CPI (updated daily): Arrows on 7/15/22

Bulkowski's St. Paul Travelers (STA) Trading Quiz

Released 8/4/2022.

STA: Quiz

Below is a slider quiz to test your trading ability. Captions appear below the pictures for guidance, so be sure to scroll down far enough to read them.

 

1 / 4
chart pattern

What chart patterns can you find? Look for the following (if you find others, great!): 2 inverted roofs, inverted and ascending scallop, busted triple top, ascending triangle, right-angled and ascending broadening formation, broadening top.

The answers are on the next slide.
2 / 4
chart pattern

Here's the chart of found patterns. The inverted roof is relatively new.

See the next slide.
3 / 4
chart pattern

If you own the stock and are a short-term trader (hold time of a few weeks), how do you know it's time to sell? Hint: The broadening formation has a downward breakout (hard to see on this chart).

My answer is on the next slide.
4 / 4
chart pattern

1. Price gapped up in a vertical run leading to the chart pattern. A quick decline can follow a quick rise. In this case the decline wasn't rapid, but it did return price to the launch point.

2. The downward breakout was a sell signal.

3. A trendline pierce was also a sell signal. The actual pierce is near 2 in the picture

After the downward breakout, the stock made lower lows for several weeks in a broadening pattern before climbing to the January peak.

The End.

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