The Dow Jones Transportation Average represented by the $IYT ETF has been a strong performer throughout May and June. It broke out to new all time highs on July 3rd, resolving a multi-month range sideways.
However, over the past week of trading, we’re seeing some near-term selling pressure come through, and a break of this accelerated bullish trend line.
Markets kicked off the week of Monday, July 17th choppy and mixed finishing relatively unchanged on the day. We’re heading into prime time earnings season which means potential sector/stock catalysts (positive or negative) could be right around the corner.
Here’s a short list of some of the swing trade setups that are on my watchlist over the next few days.
Given its earnings season, double check all of the report dates that follow.
The Russell 2000 $IWM is first up as it consolidates high and tight at this 142 area that has acted as resistance since early June. Today’s close was pennies away from all time closing highs.