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The MEM Edge

Downtrend Reversals as Market Broadens Out

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Strength abounds! In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews former leading stocks that have broken back above resistance. She also shares a stealth election play as well as stocks further along in their bid to break out of sound bases  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

FALLING DOLLAR BOOSTS METAL PRICES

by John Murphy

DOLLAR INDEX FALLS BELOW 50-DAY LINEThe dollar is under selling pressure. Part of the reason why may be rising stock prices. The dollar has been moving inversely to stocks over past few months (more on that shortly). It rallied during September when stocks were selling off  Read More

ChartWatchers

Ready For a Melt UP? Bears, It's Checkmate!

by Tom Bowley

I remain firmly in the secular bull market theory camp. We're going higher. Forget about politics, civil unrest, the virus, the deficit, the economy, blah, blah, blah. Money flow, the Fed and historically-low interest rates will fuel higher prices  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Metals are Finding Buyers

by Greg Schnell

There are some nice charts that have been shaping up in the industrial metals area lately. Steel Dynamics (STLD) is breaking out to 8-month highs and is just short of new 52-week highs  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Transportation Stocks Are Confirming More Bullish Action Ahead

by Tom Bowley

It's generally a very good sign to see transportation stocks ($TRAN) breaking to new highs. Currently, the TRAN is at an all-time high and all signs are pointing to continuing strength, as far as I can tell  Read More

The MEM Edge

Chartwise Women: Bullish Setups in Small-Caps!

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

Enjoy the little things! In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin share the best ways to capitalize on the powerful move into small-cap stocks. They also break down the highest-concentrated area of winners, as well as how to screen for top candidates now  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

S&P VALUE INDEX IS GAINING GROUND

by John Murphy

S&P VALUE IS GAINING GROUND Value stocks are continuing to fuel much of the stock market's recent gains. Chart 1 shows the S&P 500 Value iShares (IVE) rising this week to the highest level in a month  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

A Treasury Bond Extreme

by Tim Taschler

On several occasions, I have written about an extreme being hit in the weekly COTR (CFTC Commitment of Traders Report). I won't go into the workings of the COT Report, but you can see this article (Why I Watch the COT Report) if you want a little background  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Reliable Long-Term Ratio May Be About to Trigger its Seventh Buy Signal for Stocks Since 1995

by Martin Pring

Sometimes, it's a good idea to approach likely market action not so much from an analysis of the market itself, but substituting intermarket or interasset relationships to accomplish the same objective  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

by Mish Schneider

It's interesting how news affects the market. The negative information, paired with human emotion, sends the market frantically lower. It is also interesting to watch how it creates a self-fulfilling prophecy  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

My 10 Favorite Stocks On An RRG Chart

by Tom Bowley

A week ago, I published an article here in the Don't Ignore This Chart blog highlighting two renewable energy stocks ($DWCREE) - SEDG and ENPH. Both have gained in the 25%-30% range in one week. It illustrates how trading leading stocks in leading industry groups can pay off  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

TRANSPORTS REACH NEW RECORD

by John Murphy

DOW TRANPORTS EXCEED 2018 HIGH Transportation stocks are once again trying for a new record. The weekly bars in Chart 1 show the Dow Transports trying to close decisively above their 2018 high. The transports are being led higher today by airlines and delivery stocks  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Should You Time the Market?

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave is here to discuss "How Important Is Market Timing?" now that the market has gotten a little "iffy." As Dave puts it, market timing is less about beating the market and more about not letting the market beat you  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle October 6, 2020

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes; Long SPX on 9/25/20 at 3298.46; sold 10/2/20 at 3348.94= gain 1.53% Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 7/8/20 at 38.96; Sold 9/21/20 at 39.76= gain 2  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP ALERT: Trick or Tweet?

by Erin Swenlin

(This is a complimentary issue of today's subscriber-only DP Alert report. Get this report every business day on DecisionPoint.com!) Everything was running smoothly as the market broke above the previous week's trading range. And thenbah bah baaaaah..  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

What Do the Technicals Show Us?

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz, Mish Schneider

These past weeks, we've talked about the market's hopes of a quick stimulus package. Today showed how easily the market can flip when stimulus hope fades. It also shows that the market can trade higher on expectations, even though it really didn't know what would happen  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

DELAY IN STIMULUS TALKS SINKS STOCKS

by John Murphy

STOCKS SELL OFF IN AFTERNOON TRADING Stocks fell this afternoon after a presidential tweet pushed stimulus talks until after the November election. The three charts below show major stock indexes reversing lower from chart resistance formed a couple of weeks ago  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

BANKS AND FINANCIALS HAVE A STRONG DAY

by John Murphy

FINANCIAL SPDR TRIES TO CLEAR 200-DAY LINE Higher bond yields and a steeper yield curve usually benefit financial stocks and banks in particular. Which helps explain why financials are starting to attract new buying  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Are We Seeing Significant Rotation? Check Out These 3 Industry Groups

by Tom Bowley

The secular bull market is alive and well and the list of industry groups in breakout mode is growing. In addition, there are a few on the cusp of a breakout that bear watching. When a group breaks out, money flows to that area, creating tons of trading/investing opportunities  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Biggest Movers in the Modern Family

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz, Mish Schneider

If the market could talk, it might say that the Economic Modern Family is happy. Perhaps happier than they have been in a long time  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: Stalking Energy Stocks - Options Mania

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin give us the current market conditions to prepare you for the week ahead. Both discuss what "climax analysis" is all about  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

BOND YIELDS TOUCH FOUR-MONTH HIGH - THAT'S HELPING FINANCIAL SHARES

by John Murphy

BOND YIELDS TOUCH FOUR-MONTH HIGH Treasury bond yields continue their rise that started a week ago. And they're overcoming some resistance levels. Chart 1 shows the 30-Year Treasury Yield rising above its late August high to reach the highest level since June  Read More

Analyzing India

Time to Enjoy the Hospitality Of This Stock for the Medium Term

by Milan Vaishnav

The Indian Hotels Company Ltd (INDHOTEL.IN) This hospitality stock has formed its bottom in June and is in the process of confirming it by moving past the crucial 200-DMA, to which it has presently resisted  Read More

Analyzing India

Is This Sector Set to End its Underperformance?

by Milan Vaishnav

Nifty Financial Services Index ($CNXFIN) The NIFTY Financial Services sector seem to have ended its short-term underperformance. The Index has broken out from a falling channel and has formed a gap, which indicates greater push to the upside  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

At the Edge of Chaos: Strap In. Block the Noise and Follow the Money

by Joe Duarte

In what is becoming an increasingly murky world, especially after President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis and the ensuing developments, one thing is clear - the market is dividing its time in worries  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS END VOLATILE FRIDAY IN THE RED

by John Murphy

STOCKS END VOLATILE FRIDAY LOWER Stocks opened sharply lower on Friday on news that President Trump and the First Lady had tested positive for the coronavirus. Then news of some possible fiscal stimulus helped them make back some of their earlier losses  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

How Can We Tell When The Pandemic-Stricken Groups Begin To Lead?

by Tom Bowley

That's a really good question and one that I'm researching. My view has been (and remains) that the stock market is in a multi-decade secular bull market, one that will carry us into the 2030s  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY May Try to Push Higher Amid Increased Volatility; RRG Chart Says These Sectors May Start Making Moves

by Milan Vaishnav

The week before this one was quite eventful, as the NIFTY tested all its crucial supports on the daily and weekly charts. The past week saw the NIFTY respecting few crucial support levels on the higher timeframe charts and showing a technical pullback  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Gold Bull Market is Likely to Extend Once the Correction Runs its Course

by Martin Pring

Coppock Indicator Using Quarterly Data is Bullish Long-term Charts show that gold is in a firm uptrend  Read More

ChartWatchers

Here are the 2 Stocks Leading Our Powerful Portfolios

by John Hopkins

It's very true at the moment that this is a "stock pickers" market, meaning it really makes a big difference which individual stocks you are trading unless you focus more on ETFs  Read More

ChartWatchers

Going "Hog Wild"! & Free DP Trading Room with Julius de Kempenaer

by Erin Swenlin

While I love bacon, I did not intentionally pick another "pig"-themed headline (referring to my article on the "pig's ear" chart pattern at this link)  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Making Better Trades with Market Timing

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz, Mish Schneider

Our president and first lady contracted COVID. That yielded a morning gap down, followed by a rally; that rally was partially based on hope for the stimulus. These are some of the biggest thoughts on trader's minds as of Friday  Read More

The MEM Edge

Bullish Breakouts as Nasdaq Holds Support

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews stocks breaking out of bases in stronger areas of the market while also uncovering top candidates in newer areas of the market. She also shares what to be on the lookout for in a failed base breakout  Read More

ChartWatchers

Mind the Gap in SPY

by Arthur Hill

The S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) gapped up on Monday and broke out of a classic correction pattern. The breakout is bullish, but the coast is not entirely clear. Here's what to watch going forward  Read More

ChartWatchers

Car Companies Other Than Tesla

by Greg Schnell

This week, I hosted a one-hour special edition of Market Buzz on the Electric Car theme. While I have 29 currently on my list, there are some compelling charts other than Tesla to check out. BYD Co. (BYDDF) BYD is a large manufacturer competing in the electric vehicle space  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Renewable Energy Shines

by Greg Schnell

Renewable Energy Is Accelerating With all the pressure on the electric automobile, companies are racing to get products to market. In the background, there is also a race to get the power generation up. Some of the nicer charts in the space are breaking out  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Presidential Cycle Pattern Calls for Choppy October

by Tom McClellan

The S&P 500 has been correlating very strongly with its Presidential Cycle Pattern (PCP) over the past 5 months. It does not always correlate so strongly, so to see this current strong correlation gives greater confidence for how prices should behave forward from here  Read More

The MEM Edge

Chartwise Women: Which Stocks Did Best in Q3?

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

"And the winner is..  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

How to React to a Choppy Market

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz, Mish Schneider

We've recently talked about higher volatility in the market with the election date closing in. In these past couple of weeks, we've seen the market jump around quite a bit  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

The Gold Bull Market is Likely to Extend Once the Correction Runs its Course

by Martin Pring

Coppock Indicator Using Quarterly Data is Bullish Monthly-Based Gold Model is a Long Way from a Sell Signal Inflation-Adjusted Gold at Mega Resistance When Will the Correction Have Run its Course? Coppock Indicator Using Quarterly Data is Bullish Long-term Charts show that gold i  Read More