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Bullish Moving Average Cross by Amazon.com (AMZN)

By Amy Schwartz

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares have crossed bullishly above their 10-day moving average of $772.87 on a volume of 1.8 million shares. This may provide short-term investors a chance for a long position, as such a crossover often suggests higher prices in the near term.

Over the past year, Amazon.com has traded in a range of $414.55 to $790.79 and is now at $775.47, 87% above that low. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.6% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Amazon.com on February 17th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $528.43. Since that recommendation, shares of Amazon.com have risen 45.7%. We continue to monitor AMZN for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): AMZN