SCHA closes higher for the 2nd day in a row
Schwab U.S. Small-Cap (SCHA) Technical Analysis Report for Jun 30, 2020 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
Moving higher for the 2nd day in a row, SCHA finished the month 3.08% higher at 65.34 after gaining $0.82 (1.27%) today. The bulls were in full control today, moving the market higher throughout the whole session. Closing above Monday's high at 64.73, the ETF confirmed its breakout through the prior session high after trading up to $0.83 above it intraday.
Daily Candlestick Chart (SCHA as at Jun 30, 2020):
Tuesday's trading range has been $1.29 (2.01%), that's below the last trading month's daily average range of $1.77. Weekly volatility is also lower, being below the market's average weekly trading range. The longer-term, monthly volatility is currently lower than usual for SCHA.
One bullish candlestick pattern matches today's price action, the White Candle.
Prices are trading close to the key technical resistance level at 65.64 (R1).
Schwab U. S. shows weakness in the short-term (in accordance with its long-term downtrend) with only the medium-term trend still being bullish.
Buying might speed up should prices move above the close-by swing high at 66.61 where further buy stops could get triggered.
Among the seven market conditions that our pattern recognition engine identified today, the statistics for the Price Action based market condition "2 Consecutive Higher Closes" stand out. Its common bullish interpretation has been confirmed for Schwab U. S.. Out of 334 times, SCHA closed higher 54.79% of the time on the next trading day after the market condition occurred. The optimal exit for swing trading this condition on the long side has been after 10 trading days, showing a win rate of 59.28% with an average market move of 0.48%.