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Bearish Moving Average Cross by American Express (AXP)

By Amy Schwartz

Today, shares of American Express (NYSE:AXP) have fallen below their 10-day MA of $85.45 on a volume of 558K shares. This may provide swing traders with an opportunity for a short position, as such a crossover often suggests lower prices in the near term.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of American Express have traded between a low of $57.15 and a high of $86.67 and are now at $84.94, which is 49% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.4% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of American Express on June 15th, 2017 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $80.74. Since that recommendation, shares of American Express have risen 6.1%. We continue to monitor AXP for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): AXP