Feb. 19, 2010 (Chinavestor) Stock markets around the globe fell on anticipation that the FED will raise interest rates for consumers and banks. When the markets are heading south, overbought and momentum stocks are in danger.
Looking at the most overbought China stock list below, the best performing China stocks of the week, Baidu.com (NASDAQ:BIDU) is the closest to the overbought position - but isn't technically overbought. Nevertheless Baidu.com (NASDAQ:BIDU) won't be able to fight the market, at least not for the short term.
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Most overbought China stock list
AirMedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCN) is the only technically oversold China ADR today but don't expect this stock to turn around on Friday. The company is going to release fourth quarter earnings on March 1st and it looks like investors are hedging their bets right now. Linktone Ltd. (NASDAQ:LTON), WuXi Pharma (NYSE:WX), Tongjitang Chinese Medicine (NYSE:TCM) are in the danger zone on Friday as well.
Most oversold Chinese stocks
Overbought A technical condition that occurs when prices are considered too high and susceptible to a decline. Overbought conditions can be classified by analyzing the chart pattern or with indicators such as the one above. A sharp advance from $15 to $30 in 2 weeks might lead a technician to believe that a security is overbought. Or, a security is sometimes considered overbought when the stock is trading out of its trading envelope and is approaching the theoretical high. It is important to keep in mind that overbought is not necessarily the same as being bearish. It merely infers that the stock has risen too far too fast and might be due for a pullback.
Oversold A technical condition that occurs when prices are considered too low and ripe for a rally. Oversold conditions can be classified by analyzing the chart pattern or with indicators such as the one above. A sharp decline from $30 to $15 in 2 weeks might lead a technician to believe that a security is oversold. Or, a security is sometimes considered oversold when the stock is trading below its trading envelope and is approaching theoretical lows. It is important to keep in mind that oversold is not necessarily the same as being bullish. It merely infers that the security has fallen too far too fast and may be due for a reaction rally.