Panera Bread and Starbucks Ready For Selling Pressure?

  If stocks start slumbering into a summer lull soon, it is likely that near-term extended sectors such as Consumer Discretionary stocks fall the hardest on a relative basis.  Financials and Energy may fall less as discussed here. As such, we scoured the Consumer Discretionary stocks and found that Panera Bread (PNRA) and Starbucks (SBUX) could […]

Wednesday Morning Market Thoughts

Yesterday's intraday reversal at $1318.50 in the S&P 500 lifted the index so that it could close above the 50 day moving average.  The 50 day moving average has not been well respected as of late, which is why we believe an area around $1300 would serve as better support for a bounce.  Nevertheless the […]

Heads Up On Starbucks!

As we mentioned here yesterday, SBUX is displaying a nice narrowing trading range, also know as a bullish pennant.  The pattern usually resolves to the upside, but should it break to the downside could lead to a quick and violent move.  As of this writing the stock is just dropping out of the formation to […]

Starbucks Brewing Up A Nice Chart

Starbucks (SBUX) is brewing up a beauty of a pennant pattern.  Bullish pennant pattern such as these break up and out of the pattern by definition.  A breakout in either direction of the pennant however could lead to a fast and furious move.