Sam Collins
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InvestorPlace Chief Technical Analyst

Sam Collins is's Chief Technical Analyst. He has more than four decades of experience in Wall Street firms.

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Recent Articles

The Nasdaq and Tech Stocks Quietly Lead

Jan. 10, 2017, 8:12 am EST – The soldiers should continue to lead as we move full force into 2017, as the Nasdaq reaches a new closing high. More 

Trade of the Day: Powershares QQQ Trust Series 1 (QQQ) ETF Is High Risk, High Return

Jan. 10, 2017, 7:25 am EST – The Powershares QQQ Trust is full of strong companies, and the QQQ ETF could makes sense for either short- or long-term investors. More 

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Still Looking Up

Jan. 9, 2017, 7:56 am EST – While it's still shy of 20,000, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is still trying its hardest -- slowly -- to get there. More 

Trade of the Day: WPX Energy Inc (WPX) Stock Powering Double-Digit Gains

Jan. 9, 2017, 7:24 am EST – Look for WPX stock to make another move to the upside as it moves toward breaking out of a flag formation. More 

The Nasdaq’s Dull Roar Is Still a Good Roar

Jan. 6, 2017, 7:59 am EST – The Nasdaq quietly made its way to new highs on Thursday. The minor selling in the other major indices? Don't sweat it. More 

Trade of the Day: Buy Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) for 18% Gains

Jan. 6, 2017, 7:43 am EST – Steel Dynamics (STLD) has already outpaced my expectations, but it's time to set our sights even higher as more positive technicals bubble up. More 

S&P 500 Needs to Hold This Vital Level

Jan. 5, 2017, 8:05 am EST – The S&P 500 has surged the last couple of trading sessions, but if it drops under 2,250 again it may have a harder time getting back through. More 

Trade of the Day: Nucor Corporation (NUE) Stock Ready to Surge

Jan. 5, 2017, 7:26 am EST – Nucor has been building a base, and an incoming president focused on infrastructure bodes well for NUE stock and investors. More 

January Effect Looking Positive So Far for the S&P 500

Jan. 4, 2017, 8:08 am EST – Conventional wisdom says, as the S&P 500 goes in January, so goes the year. It's still early, but signs are good. More 

Trade of the Day: QEP Resources Inc (QEP) Stock Is Risky But Worth It

Jan. 4, 2017, 7:20 am EST – Energy play QEP Resources is making a move in the Permian Basin, and that should be a boost for QEP stock investors. More