Chartology: Apple (AAPL) Stock On the Ropes

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On Tuesday, Apple (AAPL) traded through pivot support around 660. As mentioned in my last update, the 50 day moving average was first support, albeit a weaker one than the pivot itself. Apple found it’s way down to 650 and the 50 day ma before putting on a 2 day rally. Problem is, that rally formed a bit of a right shoulder and likely weakened the stock.

And depending upon how it trades early next week, the initial move through pivot support may have been a warning for AAPL traders to tighten up risk. If the stock pushes lower, a likely target zone will be 615-625 (previous break out area). AAPL isn’t out, but definitely on the ropes.

Trade safe, trade disciplined.

Previous AAPL Chartology’s and Commentary here.

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Apple (AAPL) stock charts as of October 5, 2012.  AAPL technical support and resistance levels with trend lines. Apple (AAPL) technical analysis. Head and shoulders pattern.


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