Stock Trading Update: VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (:RTH): Since Open Stock Has Moved 0.24

There is no shortage of financial news and opinions as we live in the age of the 24 hour news cycle. Headlines and expert opinions seem to be around every corner when dealing with the stock market. Trying to keep up with all the swirling news can make ones head spin. Even though there may be some significant news mixed in, a lot of the headlines may not be worth paying much attention to. Figuring out what information is useful may take some time for the investor to figure out. Once the filter is in place, investors may find it much easier to focus on the important data. Making investment decisions solely based on news headlines may end up causing the portfolio to suffer down the line. 

Conducting technical analysis of the stock may include following the Keltner Channel indicator. A recent check shows the 20 day lower band at 114.3192214 and the 20 day upper band at 115.7098442 for VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (:RTH). During a clearly defined trend, a break above or below these levels may point to the underlying strength of the trend. A break above the upper band may signal continuing bullish trend strength, and a break below the lower band may signal continuing bearish trend strength.

The SMA or Simple Moving Average can be calculated for different time periods. The SMA helps smooth out volatility and makes it a bit less difficult to gauge the price trend of a stock. Let’s view some popular SMA levels below for VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (:RTH):

Simple Moving Average 20 day: 115.5347
Simple Moving Average 100 day: 111.780876
Simple Moving Average 10 day114.91977
Simple Moving Average 50 day: 113.993258
Simple Moving Average 30 day: 115.73996
Simple Moving Average 200 day: 109.5282535

Investors tracking shares of VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (:RTH) will note that since the stock opened at 114.48, shares have seen a change of 0.24. During that period, the stock has touched a low of 114.48 and tipped a high of 114.7561. Volume on the day is presently 2443. 

The 20 day Chaikin Money Flow indicator is currently -0.32140987. This indicator was developed by Marc Chaikin who observed that the pressures of buying and selling could be figured out by where a period finishes relative to the range of highs and lows.

Traders may use a variety of moving average indicators when examining a particular stock. Checking on some Exponential Moving Averages, we note that the 200 day is 110.1975264, the 100 day is 112.36823, and the 50 day is 113.9649617. Zooming in closer, we note that the 30 day EMA is 114.765237, the 20 day is 115.0145328, and the 10 day is noted at 114.8094537.

Traders might be keeping tabs on the Hull Moving Average. The current HMA reading is 113.9810711. Traders may use the HMA to help identify the prevalent market trend. This may also lend to spotting useful exit and entry points on the stock.

Investors will typically be keeping track of historical highs and lows for a particular stock that they are researching. Watching levels for VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (:RTH, we can see that the all time high is currently 117.8, and the all time low is 20.0764659. Let’s look at some alternate high/low price data:

Six month low: 100.49
Six month high: 117.8
One year low: 87.11
One year high: 117.8
Three month low: 104.45
Three month high: 117.8
One month low: 109.45
One month high: 117.8

There is no shortage of financial news and opinions as we live in the age of the 24 hour news cycle. Headlines and expert opinions seem to be around every corner when dealing with the stock market. Trying to keep up with all the swirling news can make ones head spin. Even though there may be some significant news mixed in, a lot of the headlines may not be worth paying much attention to. Figuring out what information is useful may take some time for the investor to figure out. Once the filter is in place, investors may find it much easier to focus on the important data. Making investment decisions solely based on news headlines may end up causing the portfolio to suffer down the line. 

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