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The Transports ETF (IYT) Struggles To Hold A Breakout


The Transportation ETF (IYT) is struggling to hold the recent breakout.

The new three-month lows in Relative Strength in purple suggest being very careful with the Transportation stocks here after failing to hold the breakout above December highs. In this roaring bull market, Transports have traded sideways since Commodities spiked on December 8th.

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Have a great weekend!

Good trading,
Greg Schnell, CMT, MFTA. 


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Greg Schnell
About the author: , CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at specializing in intermarket and commodities analysis. Based in Calgary, he is a board member of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA) and the chairman of the CSTA Calgary chapter. He is an active member of both the Market Technicians Association (MTA) and the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA).

Greg is also the co-author of Stock Charts for Dummies (Wiley, 2018). Greg joined in 2012 and has be instrumental in helping launch a variety of new blogs and other commentary platforms. Presently, Greg contributes market analysis commentary to The Canadian Technician, Commodities Countdown and Don't Ignore This Chart blogs. Learn More
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