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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

If It’s Trick Or Treat In The Equity Market, I’ll Take The Treat

by Martin Pring

Trick or Treat for Global Equities? Several Reliable US Short-Term Indicators Turning Bullish During my many decades in this business, I have never heard of a recession so well-advertised as the one we are witnessing currently  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Mid-Week Alert: Dow Loses IT PMO Buy - Indicators Moving Bullish

by Erin Swenlin

The market continues to churn and consolidate sideways this week. The good news is that our indicators are starting to perk up. As of last Friday, the Dow generated a new IT Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) SELL signal. Basically, the weekly PMO dropped below its signal on Friday  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle August 20, 2019

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes: Sold long SPX on 8/19/19 at 2923.65 = gain 2.67% : long 2847.60 on 8/15/19. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 1/29/19 at 21.96. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes: Sold SPX 7/5/19 & 2990.41= gain 2.63%  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Tuesday's Weak Close Has Very Little Impact On Market Outlook

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Tuesday, August 20, 2019 It was another day of consolidation for U.S. equities. That's not a bad thing. Let's establish a base, allowing the weak hands to get out before the next push higher. If we break those recent lows, we'll re-evaluate the near-term outlook  Read More

RRG Charts

Strong Rotation for Technology Sector With a Positive RRG-Heading on Semiconductors

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the weekly Relative Rotation Graph, the Technology sector is currently inside the weakening quadrant, but is moving almost vertically up towards the leading quadrant  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What's the Strongest Industry Group ETF of All?

by Arthur Hill

Taking a top-down approach to the stock market, we can break down the major indexes into sectors, the sectors into industry groups and the industry groups into individual stocks. There are eleven sector SPDRs and three clear leaders  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Are You Pinning Your Hopes On This Stock?

by Greg Schnell

One thing about a wild ride in the indexes - it makes the breakout names so much more difficult to trade expecting followthrough. This week, one of the high-profile IPO names is breaking out to fresh highs. A close on Tuesday above $34.42 would make it the highest close  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

A Birds-Eye View Of The S&P 500 Weekly Chart; The Bulls Are In Charge

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Monday, August 19, 2019 The S&P 500 rallied for a third consecutive day, this time rising 1.21% and closing back above its 20 day EMA for the first time in August  Read More

Art's Charts

Measuring Risk On/Off with Stocks, Treasuries, Junk Bonds, Low Volatility and High Beta

by Arthur Hill

Volatility is clearly on the uptick with the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) moving more than 1% nine times since July 31st. This follows a period from early June to late July when the 1-day Rate-of-Change exceeded 1% just once, and the market moved steadily higher. Ah, the good ole days  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

A Breakout for this Healthcare/Technology Hybrid

by Arthur Hill

Some stocks fit nicely into sectors and industry groups. And some don't. Cerner (CERN) is part of the Health Care SPDR (XLV), but it is really a technology stock that serves the healthcare industry  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

W.H.C. Bassetti: Bizarre Bungee Markets...

by W.H.C. Bassetti

This is a line chart which shows the volatility close to close  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

A Mystery Group Emerges To Lead Friday's Stock Market Rally

by Tom Bowley

Special Event Today Every quarter, I announce my Top 10 Stocks (equally-weighted) for my Model, Aggressive and Income portfolios. Today's the day! It all starts at 4:30pm EST. CLICK HERE for portfolio performance and registration information  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

The Truth About the Yield Curve, The Economy and The Stock Market

by Martin Pring

Yield Curve Inversion and Recessions Using the Economy to Forecast the Economy What Happens to the Stock Market after an Initial Inversion? Yield Curve Conclusion Catch a Falling Knife, Anyone? By now, everyone and his dog is aware that the yield curve has inverted  Read More

The Canadian Technician

3 Clues From Afar

by Greg Schnell

With the plunge on Wednesday, the market hit a short-term sentiment low. As the Dow ($INDU) closed down 800 points, the mood of pessimism was ripe for a pause. In Shanghai, after the US close, the market gapped lower, making it appear like the plunge was going to continue  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

The Results Are In, Here Are The Winners And Losers

by Tom Bowley

Monday will mark the end of my third quarter of performance for the Model Portfolio. I've easily surpassed the benchmark S&P 500 in each quarter and this last quarter was certainly no exception. The average return of the 10 equal-weighted stocks in this portfolio was 12.90%  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: With Nifty Vulnerable At Higher Levels, These Sectors May Act As Safe Havens

by Milan Vaishnav

With a 3-day working week, the markets moved along expected lines and stayed within a limited range. As anticipated, the NIFTY did not make any directional move, remaining within the 50-Week MA and 100-Week MA (as mentioned in our previous weekly note)  Read More

ChartWatchers

Preparing For Nice Returns - 3 Stocks For Your Watchlist

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

The volatility in the markets remains as investors continue to grapple with the latest global headline. With defensive areas of the market generally posting positive results, other areas are struggling to regain their footing following sharp selloffs  Read More

Art's Charts

A Bounce, a Second Shoe or a Broadening Formation?

by Arthur Hill

Stocks rebounded on Friday with small-caps leading the way. The Russell 2000 surged 2.19%, while the S&P 500 advanced 1.44% and the Nasdaq 100 gained 1.59%. Despite these sizable rebounds, all three were down for the week and still down between 4.5% and 5  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: All That Drama for a Net Change of Less Than One Percent for the Week

by Carl Swenlin

On the last trading day of July the market (SPY) resolved a rising wedge pattern with the expected breakdown, and that began what has turned out to be a very turbulent August. (Note how the volume for almost every day has exceeded the one-year average  Read More

ChartWatchers

Previous Bond Yield Inversions Saw Rising Commodities - This Time is Different

by John Murphy

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in John Murphy's Market Message on Thursday, August 15th at 3:47pm ET. Everyone's talking about inverted yield curves. The 10 year - 3 month yield curve turned negative a few months ago  Read More

ChartWatchers

Relative Rotation Graphs Can Show You So Much More Than Just Sector Rotation

by Julius de Kempenaer

Relative Rotation Graphs, or "RRGs", were born while I was working as a sell-side analyst for an investment bank in Amsterdam, doing research and making calls on stocks and sectors  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Chinese Stocks Start Setting Up

by Greg Schnell

It has been 1.5 years since the tariff discussion started and the US market is broadly flat. While looking around for clues as to what to do next, I noticed some of the stocks in the Chinese large cap growth names are setting up for a potential breakout  Read More

ChartWatchers

Returning To My Roots At EarningsBeats.com

by Tom Bowley

Wow, it's been a great ride here at StockCharts.com! I posted essentially this same article in my Trading Places blog a week ago, but I'm not sure how many of you follow me there. I want to make sure I reach out to everyone who has supported me over the years  Read More

Art's Charts

Ranking the 11 Sector SPDRs and Weighing the Breadth Evidence

by Arthur Hill

Sector Breadth Model Takes another Hit Today I will rank and analyze the charts for the eleven sector SPDRs, but I will first cover the sector breadth table, which reflects the internal strength/weakness within each sector  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Why Looking At Germany Provides Us An S&P 500 Crystal Ball

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Thursday, August 15, 2019 There were a ton of economic reports out on Thursday, mostly positive, and that seemed to slow the onslaught of selling as our major indices finished mixed on the session. Walmart, Inc. (WMT, +6  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

COMMODITY DECLINE SHOWS DEFLATIONARY TREND -- PREVIOUS BOND YIELD INVERSIONS SAW RISING COMMODITIES -- THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

by John Murphy

DEFLATIONARY COMMODITY TREND My earlier message today showed that bond yields and stocks have been trending in the same direction for most of the last two decades  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

BOND YIELDS AND STOCKS TRENDED IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS PRIOR TO 2000 -- BUT THEY'VE BEEN TRENDING IN THE SAME DIRECTION SINCE THEN ... THE EMERGENCE OF DEFLATION AROUND THE TURN OF THE CENTURY CHANGED THE BOND-STOCK RELATIONSHIP

by John Murphy

BOND YIELDS AND STOCKS BEFORE 2000A lot of attention is being given to what falling bond yields mean for the U.S. economy and stock market  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tom McClellan: Equity Put/Call Volume Ratio’s 21-Day MA

by Tom McClellan

The stock market selloff since the last new all-time high on July 26 has brought the bears out, and they have been trading a lot of put options. Some trade those as an outright bearish bet, and some as a hedge on portfolio risk  Read More

Art's Charts

State of the Stock Market - Index and Sector Breadth Models Take Hits

by Arthur Hill

Watch for Rising Correlation The overall state of the stock market is the most important factor to consider when trading or investing in stocks. Broad market movements, by definition, affect most stocks  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Futures Rally As Wall Street Tries To Show A Little "Sole"

by Tom Bowley

Special Event I am hosting a HUGE event on Monday, August 19th at 4:30pm EST as I release my Top 10 Stocks for my Model, Aggressive and Income portfolios  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Financials Are Breaking (more) Support While Rotating Into the Lagging Quadrant On The RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors, the tail on XLF, the Financials sector, caught my eye this morning  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Mid-Week: More Like a Dead Mouse Bounce - IT Neutral Signals

by Erin Swenlin

The market has been flinging us around a lot this past week. I had been looking for a better bounce off the 200-EMA than we got; usually we use the term "dead cat" bounce, but in this case it was so small that I call it a "dead mouse" bounce  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

GLOBAL STOCKS UNDER HEAVY SELLING PRESSURE -- TEN-YEAR YIELD FALLS BELOW 2-YEAR -- RETEST OF 200-DAY AVERAGES APPEARS LIKELY

by John Murphy

MORE HEAVY STOCK SELLINGGlobal stocks are under heavy selling pressure again today. Bond yields continue to drop around the world. The ten-year Treasury yield dropped below the 2-year yield for the first time since 2007 which has created a second inversion of the yield curve  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

A Bearish Continuation Pattern Takes Shape in IWM

by Arthur Hill

The Russell 2000 iShares (IWM) has been underperforming for some time now and remains the weakest of the major index ETFs. The chart below shows IWM forming a lower high from May to July and a lower low from March to May  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Tuesday Was Nothing More Than A Bounce In A Market Downtrend

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Tuesday, August 13, 2019 I received an email the other day after I discussed the rising volatility ($VIX) and likely move lower and it stated "Tom, I thought you were bullish. Why the bearish view now?"  Read More

Muscular Investing

Vanguard Finds a Few Equity Managers Who Soar, But There's a Catch

by Brian Livingston

In a study, the Vanguard Group discovered a tiny minority of mutual-fund money managers who outperformed their benchmarks over a recent 15-year period. Unfortunately for investors, following one of those managers would have meant an agonizing wait. Figure 1  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

19 Banks Losing Investor Support

by Greg Schnell

On yet another day where a tweet sends the market across a 600-point range in seconds, figuring out the true compass direction is difficult  Read More

Wyckoff Power Charting

Stock Market Time

by Bruce Fraser

Recently the stock market indexes entered a period of extreme volatility. Seemingly random events sent the indexes into rapid declines. These unexpected events blindsided many traders and investors  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Starting To Shape Up Like An ABC Correction

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Monday, August 12, 2019 The flight to safety was clear on Monday. The 10 year treasury yield ($TNX) tumbled once again, falling 9 basis points to 1.63%, inching closer and closer to the historic TNX lows that were set in 2012 and 2016  Read More

Muscular Investing

The Best Strategies Lag the S&P 500 for 5+ Years

by Brian Livingston

As investors, we constantly hear, “Beat the market! Beat the market!” But trying to beat the market every month or year is not the way to win the race. • The most successful investment strategies actually TRAIL the S&P 500 for five years or longer. Figure 1  Read More