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3 Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume

Stock quotes in this article: BPL, PENN, FWM

Buckeye Partners

Buckeye Partners ( BPL) owns and operates refined petroleum products pipeline systems. This stock closed up 0.76% at $66.43 in Monday's trading session.

Monday's Volume: 1.67 million
Three-Month Average Volume: 407,520
Volume % Change: 189%

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From a technical perspective, BPL trended modestly higher here with strong upside volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of BPL within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if BPL manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance at $66.96 to its 50-day moving average at $67.19 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in BPL as long as it's trending above Monday's low of $65.02 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that's near or above 407,520 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then BPL will set up to re-fill some of its previous gap down zone from September that started just above $70. If that gap gets filled with volume, then shares of BPL will set up to re-test its 52-week high at $73.44.

Penn National Gaming

Penn National Gaming ( PENN) is a diversified, multi-jurisdictional owner and manager of gaming and pari-mutuel properties. This stock closed up 0.95% at $56.05 in Monday's trading session.

Monday's Volume: 1.77 million
Three-Month Average Volume: 858,142
Volume % Change: 170%

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From a technical perspective, PENN spiked higher here right above some near-term support at $54.97 with strong upside volume. This stock has been uptrending strong for the last two months, with shares moving higher from its low of $48.70 to its recent high of $57.44. During that move, shares of PENN have been making mostly higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move has now pushed shares of PENN within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if PENN manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance levels at $56.67 to $57.44 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in PENN as long as it's trending above its 50-day at $54.40 or above its 200-day at $53.53, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that's near or above 858,142 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then PENN will set up to re-test or possibly take out its 52-week high at $59.93.

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