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5 Big Trades You Can't Miss This Week


Last, but certainly not least, is search engine giant Google ( GOOG), a stock that's looking markedly more bullish than Johnson or Pfizer right now. In fact, Google looks a whole lot more attractive than most of the tech sector in 2013, rallying almost 27% year-to-date while other big tech names have floundered. So, how do you trade it?

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After rallying hard in the first quarter and a half, Google has spent the last few months consolidating sideways in a rectangle pattern. That's not uncommon, especially after a big move. With GOOG's shares up so much since the start of the year, a period of sideways price action gives shareholders a chance to figure out their next moves.

The rectangle pattern gets its name gets its name because it basically "boxes in" shares of a stock. The time to be a buyer comes when GOOG exits its box to the upside: more specifically, a move above resistance at $920. Momentum adds some extra confirmation to Google's upside bias -- 14-day RSI broke its mid-term downtrend at the start of this week, pointing to higher levels for GOOG.

To see this week's trades in action, check out this week's Must-See Charts portfolio on Stockpickr.

-- Written by Jonas Elmerraji in Baltimore.


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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned.

Jonas Elmerraji, CMT, is a senior market analyst at Agora Financial in Baltimore and a contributor to
TheStreet . Before that, he managed a portfolio of stocks for an investment advisory returned 15% in 2008. He has been featured in Forbes , Investor's Business Daily , and on Jonas holds a degree in financial economics from UMBC and the Chartered Market Technician designation.

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