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Altera Leads Semis with Rim Breakout

Altera (ALTR) is showing upside leadership with a breakout and 52-week high on good volume. Overall, the pattern at work looks like a cup-with-handle, which is a bullish pattern. The rim breakout completes the pattern and argues for higher prices. Broken resistance turns first support to watch on a throwback.

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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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