Bryan Leighton's Blog Posts Tagged 'FDX' (18)

Transports Finally Head North

Many of the leading transportation stocks are trading higher today. This leading sector has been extremely weak since May 3, 2012. Today, the important iShares Dow Jones Transport. Avg. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading higher by $1.15 to $92.41 a share. Short term traders should watch for intra-day resistance around the $92.60, and $93.10 levels. This sector was very oversold in the short term with most other sectors and due for a bounce.



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Added by Bryan Leighton on May 16, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments

Transports Struggle Despite Higher Market

One of the most important stock sectors that any trader or investor can follow is the transportation sector. Many investors will look at the transportation sector as a sign of market strength and economic expansion when the sector trades higher. On the flip side, when the transportation sector trades lower it is usually viewed as a sign of economic contraction. Today, the iShares Dow Jones Transport ETF (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading lower by 0.09 cents to $91.96 a share. This ETF is not…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on May 10, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments

Transports Sink Lower

All of the leading transportation stocks are coming under early selling pressure. The iShares Dow Jones Transport Average (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading lower by 41.00 to $91.52 a share. Yesterday, the IYT sold off sharply lower; today the important sector ETF is continuing to fall at the start of the day. Short term traders should watch for intra-day support around the $91.00 and $90.50 levels. The daily chart of the IYT will have very good support around the $88.70 area which is the…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on April 10, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

Transports Continue To Give Mixed Signals

The Dow Jones Transportation ETF (NYSEARCA:IYT) is one of the most important charts that any trader can follow. Many investors believe that the transportation index should lead or confirm the Dow Jones Industrial Average in order for the markets to continue to climb. Lately, the IYT has pulled back from it recent high made on March 19, 2012 at $96.22. This leading ETF is still trading above its daily chart 50 moving average which puts the ETF in a position of strength. On the flip…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on March 27, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments

Transports Struggle To Catch A Bid

This morning, the leading transportation stocks are having trouble catching a bid higher. A case can be made that the high price of crude will keep many of the transport stocks under pressure. The iShares Dow Jones Transportation ETF (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading lower by 0.32 cents to $91.66 a share. Short term traders can watch for intra-day support around the $91.17, and $90.80 levels.



Some leading transportation stocks that are declining lower today include…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on March 9, 2012 at 10:22am — No Comments

Transports Could Be Set For Short Term Rebound

Many of the leading transportation stocks have sold off recently. The railroad stocks have been some of the sharpest decliners in the transport sector. Many of these leading stocks are now trading around short term daily chart support levels. Stocks such as Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP), CSX Corp (NYSE:CSX) and Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE:NSC) are all trading in positive territory this morning. It is important to note that all of the leading railroad stocks are now trading below the…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on March 7, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

Transports Struggle To Gain Traction

The transportation sector is followed closely by most every trader and investor as an economic barometer. When the transportation sector trades higher it is a sign of economic expansion and growth. The opposite is true when the transportation sector declines it is a sign of an economic slowdown and contraction.



This morning, the iShares Dow Jones Transportation ETF (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading lower by 0.71 cents to $92.82 a share. The daily chart of the IYT is…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on February 21, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments

Transports Tank With Apple

This afternoon, the sell off in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) is dominating the headlines. This is the steepest decline on the major stock market indexes that we have seen since in 2012. One industry group that is dropping sharply lower is the transportation stocks. The iShares Dow Jones Transportation Index ETF is trading lower by $2.13 to $92.12 a share. This is the biggest decline on the transport index since December 19, 2012. The IYT will have intra-day support around the $92.00, and…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on February 15, 2012 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Transports Head South

This morning, the important transportation sector is declining sharply lower. The iShares Dow Jones Transportation Index (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading down by $1.41 to $$93.40 a share. This index is followed by many institutional traders as a leading indicator. When the transports decline it is a sign of economic weakness and contraction. The opposite is true when the transports advance, it is viewed as a sign of economic expansion and growth. Traders can watch for intra-day support on the…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on February 10, 2012 at 10:53am — No Comments

Transports Are Sending Mixed Signals

Yesterday, the Dow Jones Transportation Index ETF (NYSE:IYT) closed sharply higher making a new five month high. The IYT has rallied higher by $23.00 since the ETF traded as low as $70.81 a share on October 4, 2011. Short term traders can watch the IYT to have intra-day support around the $93.75 and $93.00 levels.



This morning, FedEx Corp (NYSE:FDX) is trading lower by $1.22 to $91.82 a share. This leading transportation stock is finally pulling back a little…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on January 20, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments

Transports Fail To Participate In Rally

There is one important stock sector that is failing to participate in today's early rally, it is the transportation sector. This sector is followed closely by many traders and investors as an indication of economic expansion when it rallies and economic contraction when it declines. After all, products must be shipped and delivered, therefore, this is usually a leading indicator. This morning, the iShares Dow Jones Transportation ETF (NYSE:IYT) is declining lower by 0.50 cents to…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on January 17, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Transports Go South Side Early

This morning, the iShares Dow Jones Transportation ETF (NYSE:IYT) is trading lower by $1.13 to $91.77 a share. Since December 14, 2011 the transportation index has been rising steadily higher. This is the first trading day of 2012 that the important index has come under some selling pressure. Short term traders can watch for intra-day support on the IYT around the $91.50, and $90.85 levels.



Some leading transportation stocks that are trading lower this morning…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on January 13, 2012 at 10:24am — No Comments

Transport Stocks Fail To Deliver

This morning, the leading transportation stocks are coming under some heavy selling pressure along with the major stock indexes. The iShares Dow Jones Transportation ETF (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading lower by $1.44 to $84.88 a share. Short term traders can watch for intra-day support around the $84.75 and $83.90 levels. Many traders and investors will follow the transportation index very closely as a sign of expansion and contraction in the global economy. Obviously, the transportation…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on November 21, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments

Transports Turn Negative

This morning, the iShares Dow Jones Transportation ETF (NYSE:IYT) has faded after a strong gap higher open. The IYT is now trading lower by 0.43 cents to $87.26 a share. Traders should watch for short term intra-day support around the $86.40 level. The transports are highly followed by many traders and investors as a leading indicator for the stock market. When the transports decline it is a sign of economic contraction. The opposite is true when the transports trade higher, it will…

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Added by Bryan Leighton on November 8, 2011 at 11:25am — No Comments

Transports Surge Early, Can They Be Trusted?

This morning, the Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJT) is surging higher by over 100.00 points to 4464.20. The iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average (NYSE:IYT) is trading higher by $2.01 to $80.69 a share. Traders and investors will usually follow the transports very closely because they will often signal economic expansion and contraction. Many traders that follow Dow Theory will also watch the transports to see if they confirm the move in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.… Continue

Added by Bryan Leighton on September 13, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Transports Plummet

The highly followed Dow Jones Transportation Index is declining sharply lower again this morning. Traders can look at the iShares Dow Jones Transportation ETF(NYSE:IYT) and see that the IYT is trading lower by 3.50 percent. Whenever the transportation index declines it is often a sign of economic contraction and slowdown in global business. The IYT is still trading above its recent daily chart low made on August 23, 2011 at $75.81 a share. Should the IYT close below that important…
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Added by Bryan Leighton on September 6, 2011 at 11:03am — No Comments

Transports Sink Again

The important and highly followed transportation index is once again declining this morning. The iShares Dow Jones Transportation ETF (NYSE:IYT) is trading lower by $1.50 to $90.86 a share. The IYT has declined by over $10.00 since making a 52 week high on July 7, 2011. Many traders and investor follow the transport index very closely because this index usually represents economic growth and expansion. It is important to note that the IYT is now trading below the important 50 and 200… Continue

Added by Bryan Leighton on August 2, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments

Transports Sink

This morning, the major stock indexes are coming under some early selling pressure. While all of the leading sectors are under pressure it is the highly followed iShares Dow Jones Transportation Index (NYSE:IYT) that is trading lower by 1.87 percent. The transport index is very important to many traders and investors as it will usually represent economic growth and expansion. When the transport index declines it will generally signal economic contraction. Traders and investors must… Continue

Added by Bryan Leighton on July 26, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments

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