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Homebuilders Buck the Trend with a Nice Gain


The Home Construction iShares (ITB) opened weak with a gap below 13, but recovered its early losses and closed with a 1.07% gain on the day. Not bad considering the circumstances. The overall trend since mid January remains down, but there is a big support battle raging around 13. A break above the early March high would reverse the two month slide.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is the Chief Technical Strategist at 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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