Hanes Looks Good All Under

HanesBrands, $HBI, reported earnings Tuesday after the market closed and moved higher in the market Wednesday. With that report aside it is no free from the risk associated with earnings movements and ready to look at for a trade. The chart below shows both the risk and opportunity prior to earnings. Running higher in an AB=CD Harmonic pattern with a Potential Reversal Zone (PRZ) from 48 to 50.50, it had a hardly a pullback since the year end lows. Now with the bull flag

hbi 48-51

lows at 37.00 as a stop area you can trade this for the move higher. But with another perspective, you might want to wait for a break over the rising wedge developing in the CD leg to try it long. The wedge pictured below can always resolve either to the upside or the downside. With price at the top of the wedge and support for a break higher from the rising and bullish Relative Strength


Index (RSI) and a Moving Average Convergence Divergence indicator (MACD) that is about to cross to positive, a break over the wedge gives a target to 46, near the PRZ. A fall back to the bottom near 37 coincides with the other chart and a break below 37 triggers a target lower at 30.

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