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Halliburton (HAL) Heads For Higher Ground

Greg Schnell | 

Halliburton has been basing for a few months now. Today, Halliburton climbed out of the valley and started rising higher. With the price action searching for higher ground, the stock is also starting to outperform on the SCTR. This is the first time the SCTR has moved above 50 in 9-months. The Relative Strength to the $SPX is trying to move above a downtrend.


The price action is very bullish, as it has broken through resistance and breaking to $46. Volume has been heavy most of December and the MACD is trending up with the two lines separated. A look across other drillers suggests this Halliburton chart is one of the better ones, but the majors within the industry are finding support and look ready to start moving.

Good trading,
Greg Schnell, CMT, MFTA

Greg Schnell
About the author: , CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com 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 also the author of Stock Charts for Dummies (Wiley, 2018).
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