The group's core strengths are:
- Size, global reach significant presence in growth markets
- Financial strength
- Highly skilled employees
- Clear values
- Commitment to quality, sustainability and innovation
Microsoft set a multiyear high in August, but its weekly chart may face a downgrade.
Shares of Intel have recently set a multiyear high influenced by a positive but overbought weekly chart.
The technical charts for Diamonds, Spiders and Russell 2000 are negative, the Nasdaq and Transports are positive but overbought.
The weekly charts are negative for the exchange-traded funds that track the Dow and S&P but remain positive for Dow transports, Nasdaq and Russell 2000.