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Relative Strength Based on Price Action

by Arthur Hill

Price action is not everything, it’s the only thing. This is what Vince Lombardi might have said were he a trader or investor. Indicators are great for scans and sorting through hundreds of stocks, but nothing takes the place of price action  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

THE MSCI ALL-WORLD STOCK INDEX IS TESTING ITS EARLY 2018 HIGH -- ITS FOREIGN STOCK INDEX IS LAGGING WAY BEHIND -- AND IS TESTING RESISTANCE OF ITS OWN -- GLOBAL CENTRAL BANKERS ARE IN A NEW RACE TO PUSH HISTORICALLY LOW RATES EVEN LOWER -- WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO DO WHEN THE NEXT RECESSION HITS?

by John Murphy

ALL COUNTRY WORLD INDEX TESTS PREVIOUS HIGHGlobal stock indexes are once again testing overhead resistance barriers  Read More

The Traders Journal

140 New Reasons to Join the ChartPack Investing Ecosystem - ChartPack Update #24 (Q2, 2019)

by Gatis Roze

Once again, a big shout-out to our Tensile Trading ChartPack User community. This has become a sensational crowd-sourced collection of the best-of-the-best charts and ChartList organization. We’re all profiting handsomely from improving this collaborative investing tool  Read More

Art's Charts

The State of the Stock Market - Large-caps Continue to Lead

by Arthur Hill

The S&P 500 SPDR hit another new all time high this week, while small-caps and mid-caps came alive, if just for one day. Even though small-caps and mid-caps are lagging since March, the new high in the S&P 500 affirms the bull market environment  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Blowout Earnings Overnight To Lift U.S. Equities

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Thursday, July 25, 2019 Dow Holdings (DOW, -3.83%) and Boeing (BA, -3.69%) weighed on the Dow Jones ($INDU, -0.47%) on Thursday, but this index of conglomerates still managed to outperform its major index counterparts  Read More

MarketWatchers LIVE

Many Faces of Relative Strength | Chart Breakouts! | 07.25.19

by Erin Swenlin

Welcome to the recap of today's MarketWatchers LIVE show, your antidote for the CNBC/FBN lunchtime talking heads. Here is a link to today's show. Our show is devoted to technical analysis of the stock market with live market updates and analysis of hot symbols  Read More

Art's Charts

Healthcare Holds Breakout as XBI Hits a RAZ

by Arthur Hill

Healthcare is not exactly a leading sector right now, but the Health Care SPDR (XLV) sports a big triangle breakout on the weekly chart and this breakout is holding. Note that SPY, XLK, XLY and XLP hit new highs in July and these are the chart leaders right now  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Strong Rotation For Technology Amid Shift To More Offensive Sectors

by Julius de Kempenaer

When I opened up the Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors (weekly version), the position and the current rotation for the Technology sector caught my attention. If you are a regular reader of articles you will know that my default time frame is weekly  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Earnings And Semiconductors Drive New Record Highs

by Tom Bowley

Special Note I will be joining John Hopkins of EarningsBeats.com for a webinar on Monday, July 29th after the bell. It's the quarterly earnings webinar where I'll point out some of the biggest winners of earnings season to date  Read More

Muscular Investing

Global ETFs for the US, Canada, or Wherever Your Money May Be

by Brian Livingston

A complete set of ETFs covering all major world markets has been available to US investors for years  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Mid-Week Alert: DP Indicators Pop!

by Erin Swenlin

Last week, I wrote about the bearishness of our indicators, excepting our very short-term analysis of breadth and the $VIX, which were pointing to higher prices this week. Well, there's been a character change on our short- and intermediate-term indicators that you should see  Read More

MarketWatchers LIVE

RELATIVE STRENGTH WEEK: Gatis Roze | SCTR Report | RRG Relative Strength (07.24.19)

by Erin Swenlin

Welcome to the recap of today's MarketWatchers LIVE show, your antidote for the CNBC/FBN lunchtime talking heads. Here is a link to today's show. Our show is devoted to technical analysis of the stock market with live market updates and analysis of hot symbols  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

UPS IS LEADING TRANSPORTS HIGHER TODAY -- SO ARE CH ROBINSON AND AMERICAN AIRLINES -- SMALL AND MIDSIZE STOCKS ARE ATTRACTING NEW BUYING -- SEMICONDUCTOR ISHARES HIT A NEW RECORD -- SO ARE TEXAS INSTRUMENTS AND LAM RESEARCH

by John Murphy

UPS GIVES BIG BOOST TO TRANSPORTSThe recent upturn in transportation stocks is starting to gain more traction  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

Trend Gauge

by Greg Morris

A concept that was introduced to me long ago by my good friend Ted Wong is the use of multiple market indices and measuring their relationship to their moving average. Trend Gauge is comprised of two indicators; Mega Trend Plus and Trend Strength  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Two Bearish Continuation Patterns for BioMarin

by Arthur Hill

The Biotech ETFs, XBI and IBB, have underperformed the broader market the entire year. The chart below shows the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) with higher highs in early May and July. The ETF also recorded fresh 52-week highs in May and July  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Facebook, Internet Stocks Looking To Provide Catalyst For Big Market Advance

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Utilities (XLU, -0.63%) was the only sector to end Tuesday's session in negative territory as most groups and stocks advanced. The XLU has been faltering on a relative basis ever since the overall market bottomed in early June  Read More

MarketWatchers LIVE

RELATIVE STRENGTH WEEK: Relative Strength vs RSI | Momentum Sleepers | Earnings Spotlight (07.23.19)

by Erin Swenlin

Welcome to the recap of today's MarketWatchers LIVE show, your antidote for the CNBC/FBN lunchtime talking heads. Here is a link to today's show. Our show is devoted to technical analysis of the stock market with live market updates and analysis of hot symbols  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

BANKS HAVE A STRONG DAY -- KBW BANK INDEX REACHES THREE MONTH HIGH -- REGIONAL BANK LEADERS ARE FIFTH THIRD, KEYCORP, AND REGIONS FINANCIAL -- JPM NEARS A NEW RECORD -- GOLDMAN SACHS RESUMES UPTREND -- BAC REACHES THREE MONTH HIGH

by John Murphy

BANK INDEX TURNS UPStocks are having another strong day, with sector leadership coming from materials (led by commodity chemicals) and industrials (with help from airlines). Semiconductors continue to lead technology higher  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Is This Chart Ready For An 'Open Sesame'?

by Greg Schnell

The tale of Ali Baba has him opening a door into a treasure trove using the words "open sesame  Read More

Wyckoff Power Charting

Silver Standard

by Bruce Fraser

An important oversold condition and Point and Figure objective were reached in August of 2018 for Gold ($GOLD). A Last Point of Support (LPS) formed at the Support line generated by the Selling Climax (SCLX) low in 2013 (to see the chart analysis – click here and click here)  Read More

Art's Charts

Gold, the Dollar and their Strange Correlation

by Arthur Hill

What if you knew the Dollar would be up 3% over the last six months? What would your prognosis be for oil and gold? Most pundits would not have a bullish forecast for gold and not expect much from oil. Nevertheless, the Gold SPDR (GLD) is up 10  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Truckers And Airlines Sending Bullish Market Signal

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Monday, July 22, 2019 Technology (XLK, +1.15%) was the undisputed leader on Monday, helping the NASDAQ gain 0.71% and within 1% of its all-time high  Read More

Muscular Investing

Americans and Canadians, Sittin' in a Tree, T,R,A,D,I,N,G

by Brian Livingston

Pioneers of the index investing revolution, such as Vanguard, started their movement in the United States. But what if your interests go beyond the US? • There are many reasons why an individual investor should take a global view of asset allocation  Read More

MarketWatchers LIVE

RELATIVE STRENGTH WEEK: Today's Guest Marc Chaikin | Monday Setups | Sentiment Update (07.22.19)

by Erin Swenlin

Welcome to the recap of today's MarketWatchers LIVE show, your antidote for the CNBC/FBN lunchtime talking heads. Here is a link to today's show. Our show is devoted to technical analysis of the stock market with live market updates and analysis of hot symbols  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Is It Time For A Contra Trend Correction?

by Martin Pring

Major Trend Remains Positive Weekly Bar and Candle Charts Offer a Warning Reliable Short-Term Indicators, like Sentiment, are Overstretched Major Trend Remains Positive Each weekend, I go through a ChartList featuring weekly bar and candle charts of key markets  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Ebay Holds the Break

by Arthur Hill

A consolidation within an uptrend is considered the pause that refreshes. Stocks often become overbought after a sharp advance in a short period of time and need to work off these overbought conditions with a correction. Corrections are of two types: price or time  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Keep An Eye On Short-Term NASDAQ Support In This Zone

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Friday, July 19, 2019 Wall Street finished on a very weak note on Friday as hopes for a 50 basis point reduction in the fed funds rate decreased. There is now a much stronger likelihood of a 25 basis point drop when the Fed meets for two days next week  Read More

The Canadian Technician

A Warning Shot Is Fired - US Market Review

by Greg Schnell

The market has been soaring ever since the December lows. Following a brief pullback in May, the markets have roared to all-time highs. One of the principles of technical analysis is support/resistance  Read More

Analyzing India

Crucial Week Ahead For Markets; Need To Defend These Levels To Avoid More Weakness

by Milan Vaishnav

In the previous weekly note, we had raised concerns as the NIFTY had slipped below its 20-Week MA and the volatility index, VIX, traded at a multi-month low. It was expected that the volatility was likely to increase while there are chances of markets drifting lower  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Sweet Spot - 2 Stocks Reporting Soon That Are Poised For Big Moves

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Historically, stocks that report strong earnings and sales results go on to outperform the broader markets - and not just by a little  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Technology Sector Bullish Percent Seems Maxed

by Carl Swenlin

The Bullish Percent Index (BPI) shows the percentage of stocks in a given index with Point and figure BUY signals. Besides having a BPI for the major market indexes, StockCharts  Read More

ChartWatchers

The 5-Year Yield is in a Secular Uptrend

by Martin Pring

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in Martin Pring's Market Roundup on Tuesday, July 16th at 1:24pm ET. When we get to longer-dated securities, that's where I start to question if yields are likely to move much lower  Read More

ChartWatchers

How To Get From a Table of Market Movers To a Trading Idea Based on RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

StockCharts.com has an incredible wealth of technical tools available both for free users as well as subscribers. That said, though, users who subscribe will have a greater amount of tools and functionality available to them  Read More

ChartWatchers

Building A Sound Portfolio Using Relative Strength Leaders

by Tom Bowley

As you may already know, I've developed multiple portfolios using fundamental strength and technical price action, including relative strength, that have wildly outperformed the benchmark S&P 500 since their inception dates  Read More

ChartWatchers

Presenting the Bull Market Vacation Cheat Sheet

by David Keller

I’m currently on a cruise ship docked in Naples, Italy, on a two-week vacation with my family, along with a good friend from college and his family. Today, we toured the ruins of Pompeii, which meant very high temperatures but fascinating history lessons  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Why Are The Airlines Flying?

by Greg Schnell

Airline price charts are starting to improve. The big question is - why? After years of going sideways for the industry group, is it possible that now is the moment to be optimistic that something is changing? Well, the industry daily chart does not look all that optimistic  Read More

Art's Charts

The State of the Stock Market - Bull Market Affirmed

by Arthur Hill

Bull Market Affirmed. Short-term Twilight Zone. Index Table Remains Bullish. YouTube Video. Small-cap Breadth Remains Weak. IWM: Bearish Trend line Break or Bull Wedge? Sector Table Remains Bullish. 83 Stocks in Strong and Steady Uptrends. Art's Charts ChartList Update. ..  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

The Challenge of Technical Analysis

by Greg Morris

I put an image of the Moon on this article because we are approaching the 50-year anniversary of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the Moon - July 20, 1969  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tom McClellan: QQQ Volume Showing Us Sign of a Top

by Tom McClellan

When analyzing trading volume, one should understand that it works differently in ETFs than it does in individual stocks. Volume studies can be important in individual stocks to help confirm the validity of an apparent breakout, for example  Read More

MarketWatchers LIVE

Agree or Disagree Round Table | My Trading Routine | MWL (07.18.19)

by Erin Swenlin

Welcome to the recap of today's MarketWatchers LIVE show, your antidote for the CNBC/FBN lunchtime talking heads. Here is a link to today's show. Our show is devoted to technical analysis of the stock market with live market updates and analysis of hot symbols  Read More