Bulls in Charge of Williams
Published on Monday, 07 January 2013 04:27 Written by TradersHuddle Wire
New York, January 7th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) ended the trading session higher by $0.46 or 1.36% from its previous close. Williams' price action formed what is considered to be a bullish engulfing candle that could very well signal a continuation of trend or reversal of the ongoing weakness.
The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) is an integrated natural gas company that produces, gathers, processes and transports natural gas. The Company's operations are concentrated in the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountains, Gulf Coast, the Eastern Seaboard, and the province of Alberta in Canada.
Williams' recent stock range was formed by a trough where calculated support was defined at $30.59 and by a peak that established the resistance level at $32.89. This range could be used by traders managing their positions.
Traders wanting to establish a position in Williams or traders that are already holding the stock can use the bullish engulfing pattern to their advantage. The pattern provides a defined risk, as it shows where the bears were able to push the stock down, before the bulls step in with a bid.
The bullish engulfing pattern is a leading indicator that provides an alert to the bulls that the trend will continue or that there is an immediate reversal to the short-term weakness seen on the stock. Below an Engulfing Bullish Candle Illustration:
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