Investors are usually striving to find that next big stock to add to the portfolio. With markets still riding high, investors will be closely watching the numbers as companies start reporting quarterly earnings results. Investors will also be keeping an eye on key economic data over the next few weeks. Many individual investors will approach the stock market from various angles. This may include following fundamental and technical information, and it may also include following analyst projections.

The Donchian Channels indicator can be used to figure out if a market is overbought or oversold. A price breakthrough of either the upper or lower band may signal these conditions. The current reading for the 20 day lower band on shares of Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE:EFT) is 13.235. The current reading for the 20 day upper band is 13.36.

Traders often use pivot point analysis to calculate proper support and resistance levels. Pivot points can be used as markers for traders to identify entry and exit positions. We can now take a look at some one month pivot points:

Fibonacci: 13.275
Fibonacci support 1: 13.23107
Fibonacci support 2: 13.20393
Woodie: 13.29625
Woodie support 1: 13.2425
Woodie resistance 1: 13.3575
Camarilla: 13.275
Classic: 13.275
Classic resistance 1: 13.315
Classic support 1: 13.2

Looking at the stock’s volatility, we note that the current reading is 0.6782215. High volatility may show how the stock’s value can possibly be spread out over a larger range of values. Lower volatility points to the fact that a stock tends to be steadier. Weekly stock volatility clocks in at 0.5433171 while volatility for the month comes in at 0.70164496. The current Bull Bear Power reading for the stock is -0.005503113.

Traders have the ability to use many different indicators when studying stocks. The Ichimoku Cloud is a highly popular indicator that helps display support and resistance. Looking at some Ichimoku levels, we note that the Ichimoku Cloud Base Line level is 13.22. The Ichimoku Could Conversion Line reading is 13.2975. From another angle, the Ichimoku Lead 1 is presently 13.22, and the Lead 2 level is 12.845.

Investors are often searching through all the numbers to help decide which stocks to purchase. Taking a closer look at shares of Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE:EFT), we see that the stock’s latest close price was 13.28. Tracking historical price information can help investors see the bigger picture when looking at a stock. Since the beginning of the year, shares have seen a change of 4.8973145. Over the last full year, shares have moved -8.350587. Bringing the focus in, the stock has changed -3.9073806 over the past three months, 1.2195122 over the last month, and -0.075244546 over the last week. Traders will be closely watching to see what happens to the stock price over the next couple of sessions.

Scanning the levels on shares of Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE:EFT), investors might be seeing how close the current price is in relation to some historical high and low prices. Looking out over the previous 3 months, we note that the high/low is 13.91/12.29. Over the past 1 month, the high/low is 13.39/13.04. Looking back over the last full-year, the high price is 15.29, and the low price sits at 12.29. For the last six months, the high was seen at 14.86, and the low was noted at
12.29.

Technical analysts will note that the Awesome Oscillator reading is presently 0.05425. This oscillator may fluctuate above and below a zero line and can be used to create a wide variety of trading signals.

Investors might be looking to sharpen the gaze and focus on recent market action. As we move into the second part of the year, everyone will be watching to see which way the stock market momentum shifts. Many believe that the bulls are still charging while others feel like the bears may be waiting in the wings. There are various schools of thought when it comes to trading stocks. Investors may have to first asses their appetite for risk in order to start creating a solid investment plan. 

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