The Tide May Be Shifting for Bank of America as it Crosses Below Its 20 Day Moving Average

The Daily View for Bank of America

  • Currently, BAC’s price is up $0.15 (0.39%) from the day prior.
  • This is a reversal of the price action on the previous day, in which price moved up.
  • From a daily perspective, the market looks fairly choppy; clear trends aren’t showing up on the 20, 50 and 100 day timeframes.
  • Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on Bank of America. Given that we see an uptrend on the 20 and 10 daily candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting.
  • Regarding moving averages, it should first be noted that price has crossed the 200 day moving average, resulting in them with price now being below it. The moving averages on the daily timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

Bank of America’s hourly price chart is shown below.

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The Daily View for Bank of America

  • At the time of this writing, BAC’s price is up $0.93 (2.42%) from the day prior.
  • This is a reversal of the price action on the previous day, in which price moved down.
  • If you’re a trend trader, consider that the strongest clear trend on the daily chart exists on the 100 day timeframe.
  • Most noteworthy in the world of moving averages on the daily chart is that the 20 day moving average has been crossed, so that price is now turning above it. The moving averages on the daily timeframe suggest a bullishness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a bullish alignment — meaning the shorter durations are above the longer duration averages, implying a sound upward trend.

Below is a daily price chart of Bank of America.

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