Texas Instruments ( TXN) set a multi-year high at $40.94 on Sept. 19, then tested $38.92 on Oct. 9. The hold-rated semiconductor company has a semiannual value level at $39.38 with a monthly picot at $41.33 and semiannual risky level at $42.15. Zions Bancorp ( ZION) set a multi-year high at $31.40 on July 8, then traded as low as $26.79 on Sept. 30. The hold-rated regional bank is above its 50-day SMA at $28.64 with a weekly pivot at $27.78 and monthly risky level at $30.72. At the time of publication the author had no position in any of the stocks mentioned.Follow @SuttmeierThis article was written by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.