Technical Tracker: Following Shares of Advent/Claymore Enhanced Growth & (LCM)

Monitoring the indicators for Advent/Claymore Enhanced Growth & (LCM), we have noticed that the Plus Directional Indicator is currently higher than the Minus Directional Indicator. With the +DI above the -DI, traders may be watching for a possible bullish move.

A widely used tool among technical stock analysts is the moving average. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time. Moving averages can be very helpful for spotting peaks and troughs. They may also be used to help the trader figure out reliable support and resistance levels for the stock. Currently, the 200-day MA is sitting at 8.21.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for Advent/Claymore Enhanced Growth & (LCM) is sitting at 17.54. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. ADX is used to gauge trend strength but not trend direction. Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of a trend.

Investors and traders using technical analysis to examine stocks may be interested in taking a look at the ATR or Average True Range. Currently, Advent/Claymore Enhanced Growth & (LCM) has a 14-day ATR of 0.06. The Average True Range is an investor tool used to measure stock volatility. The ATR is not used to figure out price direction, just to measure volatility. The ATR is an indicator developed by J. Welles Wilder. Wilder has developed multiple indicators that are still quite popular in today’s investing landscape. The general interpretation of the ATR is the higher the ATR value, the higher the volatility.

Checking in on some other technical levels, the 14-day RSI is currently at 50.48, the 7-day stands at 57.27, and the 3-day is sitting at 68.67. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of stock price movements. The RSI was developed by J. Welles Wilder, and it oscillates between 0 and 100. Generally, the RSI is considered to be oversold when it falls below 30 and overbought when it heads above 70. RSI can be used to detect general trends as well as finding divergences and failure swings.

Traders may be focusing on other technical indicators for stock assessment. Presently, Advent/Claymore Enhanced Growth & (LCM) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 72.30. The CCI technical indicator can be used to help determine if a stock is overbought or oversold. CCI may also be used to help discover divergences that could possibly signal reversal moves. A CCI closer to +100 may provide an overbought signal, and a CCI near -100 may offer an oversold signal.

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