Trade Ideas Newsletter 08/26/2016

ED is positioned for a contrarian breakdown

Based on the above analysis in ED, traders should verify that their portfolio can handle increased risk from an additional position. Also ensure that ED improves diversification in your current portfolio. Lastly, clever traders check how a new position matches up with not just their account, but the previaling market action as well. For example, take a look at the S&P 500. Is it moving to the upside or downside? Has it recently broken a key ceiling or floor? Be sure to line up your trading actions on ED with the trend in the overall market.

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Right now the proprietary sentiment levels, calculated by Traders For Wealth, indicate an suprisingly positive bias toward ED. However, the price action in ED has been moving down contrary to the sentiment. This could be a strong sign of an impending contrarian breakdown. Traders should view this as a bearish position and make sure it is confirmed by overall market action, and in line with their current portfolio.

Consolidated Edison Company of New York (ED)

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (Con Edison) is a holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, which include Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (CECONY), Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R) and Con Edison Transmission, Inc. It owns competitive energy businesses. The Company also owns Con Edison Transmission, Inc. (Con Edison Transmission), which invests in electric and gas transmission projects through its subsidiaries, Consolidated Edison Transmission, LLC (CET Electric) and Con Edison Gas Midstream, LLC (CET Gas). CECONY is a provider of electricity, natural gas and steam to customers in New York City and Westchester County. O&R delivers electricity and natural gas to customers located in south-eastern New York, northern New Jersey and north eastern Pennsylvania. Con Edison provides energy-related products and services to wholesale and retail customers, and develops, owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure projects.