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McCafe Is Worth Looking At (MCD)


McDonald's is in the process of rolling out a few new store formats. I saw one first hand in Sydney, Australia on its opening week. While there were some bugs to be worked out at the time, the format was interesting. Well, apparently it's full steam ahead with the format and the plan is to turn 1000 stores each year.

The chart has been in a terrific up trend through 2017. In 2018 it has been consolidating. Well, that all changed today with a burst out of the top of the range.

The break out has a nice volume bar with another full day to be added. The MACD turning up just above zero looks very bullish. 

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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. He is also the co-author of Stock Charts For Dummies (Wiley, 2018). Based in Calgary, Greg 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 CMT Association and the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA). Learn More
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