Active Runners in Focus: Major Drilling Grp (MDI.TO) and Calamos Glb Ttl Rtn (CGO)

Needle moving action has been spotted in Major Drilling Grp (MDI.TO) as shares are moving today on volatility 1.06% or 0.07 from the open. The TSX listed company saw a recent bid of 6.66 and 18574 shares have traded hands in the session.

At some point in time, traders may have to deal with the overconfidence issue when dealing with the market. Traders may have times when they go on runs where everything works out. This may cause the individual to become overconfident in their ability and possibly lead to uninformed decisions late on. When the good times are rolling, it can be easy to think that the winners are a direct result of skill. This may be true, but if this is incorrect, it can lead to portfolio damage in the future. Having is long string of winning trades is a great thing, but markets can be cruel and have the ability to turn very quickly. Approaching every trade with the same research and examination may help the trader to make better decisions when a string of trades eventually go the wrong way.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for Major Drilling Grp (MDI.TO) is sitting at 19.79. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. 

Major Drilling Grp (MDI.TO) currently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 111.00. Active investors may choose to use this technical indicator as a stock evaluation tool. Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend. 

After a recent check, Major Drilling Grp’s  14-day RSI is currently at 54.20, the 7-day stands at 67.35, and the 3-day is sitting at 89.55.

Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Major Drilling Grp (MDI.TO), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R currently sits at -30.65. The Williams %R oscillates in a range from 0 to -100. A reading between 0 and -20 would point to an overbought situation. A reading from -80 to -100 would signal an oversold situation. The Williams %R was developed by Larry Williams. This is a momentum indicator that is the inverse of the Fast Stochastic Oscillator.

Shares of Calamos Glb Ttl Rtn (CGO) are moving on volatility today 1.22% or $0.17 from the open. The NASDAQ listed company saw a recent bid of $14.139 and 18543 shares have traded hands in the session.

Investors may have a solid plan in place to start trading the equity market. Sometimes, these plans never get to be fully realized because of the lack of discipline in the early stages. When a new investor goes into the red right out the gate, there can be a tendency to take on too much risk trying to get back to even. This may result in the investor abandoning the plan and making too many unreasonable trades with exorbitant expectations. Finding the self control to not get discouraged with early losses may help the investor stick to the plan and eventually start achieving longer-term goals.

Deep diving into the technical levels for Calamos Glb Ttl Rtn (CGO), we note that the equity currently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -68.52. Active investors may choose to use this technical indicator as a stock evaluation tool. Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend. On the flip side, a reading below -100 may signal a downtrend reflecting weak price action. Using the CCI as a leading indicator, technical analysts may use a +100 reading as an overbought signal and a -100 reading as an oversold indicator, suggesting a trend reversal.

The RSI, or Relative Strength Index, is a widely used technical momentum indicator that compares price movement over time. The RSI was created by J. Welles Wilder who was striving to measure whether or not a stock was overbought or oversold. The RSI may be useful for spotting abnormal price activity and volatility. The RSI oscillates on a scale from 0 to 100. The normal reading of a stock will fall in the range of 30 to 70. A reading over 70 would indicate that the stock is overbought, and possibly overvalued. A reading under 30 may indicate that the stock is oversold, and possibly undervalued. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Calamos Glb Ttl Rtn (CGO) is currently at 40.89, the 7-day stands at 40.19, and the 3-day is sitting at 53.33.

Calamos Glb Ttl Rtn’s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R currently sits at -73.09. The Williams %R oscillates in a range from 0 to -100. A reading between 0 and -20 would point to an overbought situation. A reading from -80 to -100 would signal an oversold situation. The Williams %R was developed by Larry Williams. This is a momentum indicator that is the inverse of the Fast Stochastic Oscillator.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for Calamos Glb Ttl Rtn (CGO) is sitting at 35.37. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. ADX is used to gauge trend strength but not trend direction. Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of a trend.

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