IShares US Consumer Goods (IYK) Rises 0.18% for Nov 14

iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Italy Capped Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange traded fund. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators meaning that they confirm trends. Value investors may be searching for stocks with lower price to earnings ratios that possess higher dividend yields. As markets tend to move in cycles, it may be necessary to align the portfolio to the category that is best positioned to make consistent gains in the future. As the warning goes, an overbought market can remain overbought for an extended period. MA's may be used to identify uptrends or downtrends, and they can be a prominent indicator for detecting a shift in momentum for a particular stock.

Tracking other technical indicators, the 14-day RSI is presently standing at 67.28, the 7-day sits at 77.57, and the 3-day is resting at 90.91 for Hong Kong Index MSCI Ishares (EWH).

Over the course of the day 1,790 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 69,510 over the last 30 days for iShares US Consumer Goods (NYSEARCA:IYK).

Active traders have a wide range of additional technical indicators at their disposal for when completing technical stock analysis. Moving averages can be used to help filter out the day to day noise created by other factors. The simple moving average is a mathematical calculation that takes the average price (mean) for a given amount of time.

Denmark Index MSCI Ishares (EDEN)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is sitting at -87.85. Although the CCI indicator was developed for commodities, it has become a popular tool for equity evaluation as well. The CCI was created to typically stay within the reading of -100 to +100. Traders may use these levels to help identify stock price reversals. A reading over 70 would indicate that the stock is overbought, and possibly overvalued. If the indicator travels under -80, this may signal that the stock is oversold.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for South Korea Index MSCI Ishares (EWY) is sitting at 27.60. Many chart analysts believe that an ADX reading over 25 would suggest a strong trend. A reading under 20 would indicate no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal. Using the ADX with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) may help determine the direction of the trend as well as the overall momentum. The RSI, or Relative Strength Index is a popular oscillating indicator among traders and investors. Wilder introduced RSI in his book "New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems" which was published in 1978. Even though stock prices can shift from day to day, long-term investors are usually more concerned about price movements over an expanded period of time. The data is represented graphically by fluctuating between a value of 0 and 100. Following multiple time frames using moving averages can help investors figure out where the stock has been and help determine where it may be possibly going. CCI may also be used to help discover divergences that may signal reversal moves. An RSI reading over 70 would be considered overbought, and a reading under 30 would indicate oversold conditions.

The Average Directional Index or ADX is technical analysis indicator used to discern if a market is trending or not trending.

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