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Amex Airline Index Forges Quadruple Top Breakout on P&F Chart


The Amex Airline Index ($XAL) lagged the market throughout 2011, but may be poised to lead with a breakout in 2012. The P&F chart below is a classic three box reversal chart with each box representing 50 cents. Notice that the current X-Column broke above the last three to forge a Quadruple Top Breakout with an upside price objective at 47.50. You can read more on P&F patterns and price objectives in our ChartSchool.

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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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