This was my tweet on Monday July 11, midway through the trading day. At that time airlines had just begun to move. UAL United Continental was trading at $42.50
The daily divergence clearly indicated the price should be around $47!!! How do I know that? look at the slope of the MACD in the Chart below and you can see where UAL SHOULD BE.
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