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An island reversal for the Industrials SPDR

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With a gap up eight days ago and a gap down on Wednesday, the Industrials SPDR (XLI) formed an island reversal. Notice how the ETF gapped above 30.5 and largely held above this level for seven days. That ended with a large gap down that signals a reversal. MACD moved below its signal line as well.

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About the author: , CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com. Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed market technician. Arthur has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities Magazine. In addition to his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, he holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London. Learn More
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