Shares of Betapro Crude Oil 2X Daily Bull ETF (HOU.TO) have been tilting lower over the past 13 weeks, revealing bearish momentum for the shares, as they have dipped -55.09% over the past quarter. Looking further out we note that the shares have moved -3.75% over the past 4-weeks, -51.83% over the past half year and -35.27% over the past full year. Betapro Crude Oil 2X Daily Bull ETF shares have moved 23.51 over the past week.
Accumulating knowledge about the stock market can be a big part of the investment planning process. Proper allocation of equity investments is also an important factor. Finding the proper mix of stocks may end up being more important than the single stocks added to the portfolio. Determining the correct asset allocation can depend on variables such as risk appetite and financial goals. These goals may be short-term, medium term, or longer-term. Investors will often have to determine how aggressive they will be when buying stocks. This can also depend on the overall time horizon and risk tolerance. Some investors might be unfazed by continuous market fluctuations. Others may be much more sensitive, and they may need to adjust their plans accordingly.
Traders may be focusing on other technical indicators for stock assessment. Presently, Betapro Crude Oil 2X Daily Bull ETF (HOU.TO) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 160.86. 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. Investors may be watching other technical indicators such as the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R. The Williams %R is a momentum indicator that helps measure oversold and overbought levels. This indicator compares the closing price of a stock in relation to the highs and lows over a certain time period. A common look back period is 14 days. Betapro Crude Oil 2X Daily Bull ETF (HOU.TO)’s Williams %R presently stands at -3.41. The Williams %R oscillates in a range from 0 to -100. A reading between 0 and -20 would indicate an overbought situation. A reading from -80 to -100 would indicate an oversold situation.
Currently, the 14-day ADX for Betapro Crude Oil 2X Daily Bull ETF (HOU.TO) is sitting at 38.22. 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.
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 9.74.
Investors have taken notice of Betapro Crude Oil 2X Daily Bull ETF (HOU.TO) shares. They may be keeping a close watch on certain stock levels. A popular indicator among technical analysts that can help to measure the strength of market momentum is the Average Directional Index or ADX.
At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Betapro Crude Oil 2X Daily Bull ETF (HOU.TO) is standing at 38.22. A reading under 20 would suggest no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal while one greater than 25 would indicate a strong trend.
Relative Strength Spotlight
When looking at technical levels, traders should not overlook the RSI reading as it often can dictate if momentum has pushed past a key metric. 55.57, the 7-day stands at 75.74, and the 3-day is sitting at 97.45.
The Relative Strength Index (RSI) 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.
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