Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Trading Outlook

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Trading Outlook

BANK OF AMERICA closed down -0.140 at 16.220. Volume was 93% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 140% wider than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
16.330 16.360 16.210 16.220 5,910,501

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bearish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 16.36 17.32 16.68
Volatility: 56 35 28
Volume: 121,619,128 87,321,528 82,904,584

The current market condition for BANK OF AMERICA is:

Very Bearish

The close is currently Below it’s 200 period moving average.
The close is currently Below it’s 90 period moving average.
The close is currently Below it’s 30 period moving average.

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Summary

BANK OF AMERICA is currently 2.8% below its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is extremely high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that volatility will decrease and prices will stabilize in the near term. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of BAC at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on BAC and have had this outlook for the last 7 periods.

HEFFX Momentum Traders

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 89.4325. This is an overbought reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses below 80 The last signal was a buy 3 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 39.75. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 3 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -42. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 2 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 21 period(s) ago.

Bank of America Corporation (Bank of America), incorporated on July 31, 1998, is a bank holding company (BHC) and a financial holding company. The Company is a financial institution, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, corporations and Governments with a range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Through its banking and various nonbank subsidiaries throughout the United States and in international markets, it provides a range of banking and nonbank financial services and products. The Company operates in five segments: Consumer & Business Banking (CBB), Consumer Real Estate Services (CRES), Global Wealth & Investment Management (GWIM), Global Banking and Global Markets.

The Company’s all other operations consists of asset and liability management (ALM) activities, equity investments, the international consumer card business, liquidating businesses, residual expense allocations and other. ALM activities encompass the whole-loan residential mortgage portfolio and investment securities, interest rate and foreign currency risk management activities, including the residual net interest income allocation, the impact of certain allocation methodologies and accounting hedge ineffectiveness. Additionally, certain residential mortgage loans that are managed by CRES are held in all other operations.

Consumer & Business Banking

The Company’s CBB segment offers a range of credit, banking and investment products and services to consumers and businesses. CBB product offerings include traditional savings accounts, money market savings accounts, certificate of deposits (CDs) and individual retirement accounts (IRAs), noninterest- and interest-bearing checking accounts, investment accounts and products, as well as credit and debit cards to consumers and small businesses in the United States. The franchise network includes approximately 4,800 banking centers, 15,800 automated teller machines (ATMs), across the nation call centers, online and mobile platforms. CBB also offers a range of lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management and treasury solutions to clients through a network of offices and client relationship teams along with various product partners to the United States-based companies.

Consumer Real Estate Services

The Company’s CRES segment provides a line of consumer real estate products and services to customers across the nation. CRES products include fixed- and adjustable-rate first-lien mortgage loans for home purchase and refinancing needs, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) and home equity loans. First mortgage products are either sold into the secondary mortgage market to investors, while retaining mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) and the Bank of America customer relationships, or are held on the balance sheet in Home Loans or in all other operations for asset and liability management (ALM) purposes. Newly originated HELOCs and home equity loans are retained on the CRES balance sheet. CRES services mortgage loans, including those loans it owns, loans owned by other business segments and All Other, and loans owned by outside investors.

Global Wealth & Investment Management

The Company’s GWIM segment provides wealth management solutions to a base of clients. These services include investment and brokerage services, estate and financial planning, fiduciary portfolio management, cash and liability management, and specialty asset management. GWIM also provides retirement and benefit plan services, philanthropic management and asset management to individual and institutional clients.

Global Banking

The Company’s Global Banking segment provides a range of lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management and treasury solutions to clients, and underwriting and advisory services through the Company’s network of offices and client relationship teams. Global Banking’s lending products and services include commercial loans, leases, commitment facilities, trade finance, real estate lending and asset-based lending. Global Banking’s treasury solutions business includes treasury management, foreign exchange and short-term investing options. Global Banking also provides investment banking products to clients, such as debt and equity underwriting and distribution, and merger-related and other advisory services. Global Banking clients generally include middle-market companies, commercial real estate firms, auto dealerships, not-for-profit companies, global corporations, financial institutions and leasing clients.

Global Markets

The Company’s Global Markets segment offers sales and trading services, including research, to institutional clients across fixed-income, credit, currency, commodity and equity businesses. Global Markets product coverage includes securities and derivative products in both the primary and secondary markets. Global Markets provides market-making, financing, securities clearing, settlement and custody services to institutional investor clients in support of their investing and trading activities. Global Markets also works with commercial and corporate clients to provide risk management products using interest rate, equity, credit, currency and commodity derivatives, foreign exchange, fixed-income and mortgage-related products. Global Markets also manages risk in a range of financial products, including Government securities, equity and equity-linked securities, high-grade and high-yield corporate debt securities, syndicated loans, mortgage-backed securities (MBS), commodities and asset-backed securities (ABS).

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