The Airline sector has rallied from weaker oil prices. Leading airline stocks such as U.S. Airways Group Inc. (NYSE:LCC) is trading higher by 9 cents to $12.78 a share; intraday resistance could be found around the $13.00 level.
Added by Bryan Leighton on May 30, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments
The important and highly followed Dow Jones Transportation Index ETF (NYSEARCA:IYT) has rallied higher since April 10, 2012 when it traded as low as $90.45 a share. This morning the IYT is trading higher by 0.03 cents to $94.69 a share. This ETF looks to have very good resistance around the $95.00 to $96.00 levels. Over the past two months, this has been the area that the transportation index has met resistance. Always remember, it is important for a stock, index, or ETF to prove…Continue
Added by Bryan Leighton on April 18, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Bryan Leighton on March 27, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments
This afternoon, most of the leading airline stocks are catching a bid higher as the price of crude declines. The current chart pattern on many of the popular airline stocks still signals further declines despite today's bounce. Should oil begin to decline further over the next few weeks that could help the airline sector, however, that is unlikely with the current problems in the Middle East. The Claymore/NYSE Arca Airline ETF (NYSEARCA:FAA) is trading higher by 0.12 cents to $28.98 a…Continue
Added by Bryan Leighton on March 20, 2012 at 4:01pm — No Comments
All of the leading airline stocks are once again suffering due to the high energy prices. Earlier today, Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) warned that the company would not report a profit for the coming quarter. The company said that they simply could not overcome the high cost of fuel despite recent price increases in fares. LUV stock has dropped sharply since early February 2012 when it traded as high as $10.05 a share. This morning, LUV stock is trading lower by 0.01 cent to $8.27 a…Continue
Added by Bryan Leighton on March 13, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
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…
Added by Bryan Leighton on March 9, 2012 at 10:22am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Bryan Leighton on March 7, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments
All of the major airline stocks have been coming under some heavy selling pressure since early February 2012. The catalyst for the decline in the airlines sector has been the sharp increase in oil. Crude has been soaring higher by more than $100.00 a barrel since early February and this happens to coincide with the decline in the airline stocks. Yesterday, spot crude closed at over $106.00 a barrel, and this is a problematic number for the airline industry. All of the leading airline…Continue
Added by Bryan Leighton on February 22, 2012 at 11:03am — No Comments
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…
Added by Bryan Leighton on February 21, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Bryan Leighton on February 15, 2012 at 3:58pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Bryan Leighton on January 17, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
This morning, all of the leading airline stocks are trading higher. Since the sharp oil decline earlier this week the airline stocks have rallied. Most of these stocks are now getting a little short term overbought and extended, at this time these stocks may need to pullback or consolidate soon. Traders must be remember that the holiday season is usually a bullish period for the airline stocks and most other stocks in the transportation sector.
Some of the…
Added by Bryan Leighton on December 16, 2011 at 10:55am — No Comments
This morning, the leading airline stocks are trading slightly higher on the session. The catalyst for the small move higher in the leading airline stocks is due to the falling price of crude. When oil declines the airline stocks have a tendency to catch a bid and bounce.
U.S. Airways Group Inc (NYSE:LCC) is trading higher by 0.20 cents to $5.39 a share. Short term traders can look for intra-day resistance around the $5.50 area. The daily chart on LCC stock is…
Added by Bryan Leighton on December 14, 2011 at 11:57am — No Comments
Ever since AMR Corp (NYSE:AMR) filed for bankruptcy the other leading airline stocks have taken off to the upside. Many of the airline stocks have surged higher by 10.0 percent or more in just five trading days. While these airline stocks have gotten hot recently they are starting to near important resistance levels. Traders should not expect these stocks to keep the ascending path without a little turbulence soon.
This morning, Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL) is…
Added by Bryan Leighton on December 2, 2011 at 11:12am — No Comments
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…Continue
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