BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- The Christmas holiday should help turn the focus away from trading to end this week, though not necessarily by choice for many traders. Since Christmas falls on a Saturday this year, the bond and equity markets are closed tomorrow in observance.But come Monday, with a full trading week to close the month of December, expect ample opportunities for a year-end volatility spike. As is our fashion, we'll attempt to make heads-or-tails of the market going into that action with another technical take on Wall Street's biggest names. Related Article: 4 Stocks Poised for Breakouts In case you're not familiar, technical analysis uses a stock's price movements to determine where shares are headed in the future. Technical charts are used every day by proprietary trading floors, the Street's biggest financial firms and individual investors to get an edge on the market. And according to some sources, skilled technical traders can bank gains as much as 90% of the time. Here's this week's look at how some of the biggest names on Wall Street are trading technically.
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