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Bullish Moving Average Cross by Leucadia National (LUK)

By Shiri Gupta

Today, shares of Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) have crossed bullishly above their 10-day moving average of $17.13 on a volume of 199K shares. Swing traders may find an opportunity for a long position, as such a crossover often suggests higher prices in the near term.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Leucadia National have traded between a low of $14.27 and a high of $25.39 and are now at $17.24, which is 21% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.9% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Leucadia National on March 18th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $16.26. Since that recommendation, shares of Leucadia National have risen 4.7%. We continue to monitor LUK for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): LUK