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IWM Traces Out an Island Reversal

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With a gap up, consolidation and gap down over the last two weeks, the Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) forged an island reversal. Notice that there were no trades around 71.8 with the gap up and no trades at this level with the gap down. IWM needs to fill the gap down to negate this bearish reversal pattern.

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Arthur Hill
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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