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Don't Ignore This Chart!

Semiconductors Go Against The Wiring Diagram

by Greg Schnell

One area that showed strength this week is the Semiconductor space, which closed the week up 2% while the indexes were broadly down. There are so many positives on the chart! First of all, the relative strength (in purple) is close to hitting fresh new highs  Read More

RRG Charts

Answering Questions From the 1st Episode of Sector Spotlight.

by Julius de Kempenaer

Last week, on Tuesday 1st October I hosted the first episode of "Sector Spotlight". Preparing for something new and then going into the first time hosting a live show was an exciting experience  Read More

The MEM Edge

Apple Breaks Out On News - 3 Bullish Stocks That Stand To Benefit

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

News on Friday that Apple (AAPL) will be increasing iPhone 11 production by 8 million units (or about 10%) helped push the stock out of a 3-week base on volume  Read More

Analyzing India

The Coming Week May Attempt A Technical Rebound, But Broader Setup Remains Weak; Watch These Sectors

by Milan Vaishnav

In the previous weekly note, we had pointed out that the signs of exhaustion in the markets are visible; this week may see some profit-taking from higher levels  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Q4: What's In Store For U.S. Equities?

by Tom Bowley

That's a great question and one that will be much easier to answer in 3 months. :-) U.S. stocks have been through a lot over the past 21 months. Since topping in 2018, we've seen tremendous volatility, but there have been a few constants  Read More

Art's Charts

State of the Stock Market - A Stock Picker's Market

by Arthur Hill

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 remain in good shape, the Russell 2000 remains in bad shape and the S&P MidCap 400 is caught in the middle. I am not going to read too much into relative and absolute weakness in small-caps because the Russell 2000 is always overreacting  Read More

Art's Charts

Semiconductor ETFs Hold Up and Lead Tech - Plus 7 Semiconductor Stock Setups

by Arthur Hill

Semiconductors are holding up relatively well over the last few weeks. While many stocks and ETFs broke their August lows, the Semiconductor SPDR (XSD) held its August low and the Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) did not even test its August lows  Read More

ChartWatchers

Living Through Global Stress

by Greg Schnell

The markets have wobbled and wobbled, but they haven't fallen off the wall. When I look though my charts, I can't help but be amazed by the strength holding the market up  Read More

ChartWatchers

Q4 and Earnings Season Kick into High Gear. Get Ready!

by John Hopkins

In just over a week, some of the largest banks will report their earnings including Citigroup, JP Morgan and Wells Fargo. When these financial behemoths report, I consider that the kickoff of Q3 earnings season  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tom McClellan: AAII Survey Shows Sentiment Washout

by Tom McClellan

The American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) releases its weekly survey of its members’ every Thursday, and this week shows a pretty big spread between the bulls (21%) and the bears (39%)  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Double Top Abort?

by Carl Swenlin

The market was treating my double top assessment pretty well, but on Friday price got back above the recently broken support; however, on the two-day rally SPX volume fell below the one-year average, failing to validate the advance  Read More

The Traders Journal

Hail To The Sell-Side Savant: My Mentor

by Gatis Roze

I lost a mentor in September. Justin Mamis, who taught me how to formulate and engage my sell techniques, passed away at the age of 90. The lessons he taught me were the foundation for Stage Nine — the art of selling — in our book. I owe him an immeasurable debt of gratitude  Read More

ChartWatchers

De-Fanging the FAANG Stocks - Bearish Patterns on Weekly Charts

by Erin Swenlin

About two weeks ago, my dad, Carl, pointed out that the FAANG stocks were forming some "impressive" bearish topping formations. I took a look and I have to agree. Despite a blow-out rally today, we both believe there is still trouble ahead  Read More

ChartWatchers

Stock Indexes Try to Regain 50-Day Averages; The Nasdaq 100 QQQ Has Already Cleared Its Blue Line

by John Murphy

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in John Murphy's Market Message on Friday, September 4th at 3:11pm ET. Stock prices are continuing the rebound that began with yesterday's upside reversal off their 200-day moving averages  Read More

ChartWatchers

Using New Highs and Lows to Track Trends in Two Timeframes

by Arthur Hill

Today we are going to show how 52-week highs and lows can be used to track long-term and short-term trends in the S&P 500. Full disclosure: this is not the holy grail. It is one indicator that can be used in conjunction with others to keep you on the right side of the trend  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK INDEXES TRY TO REGAIN 50-DAY AVERAGES

by John Murphy

STOCKS BUILD ON YESTERDAY'S REBOUND OFF THEIR 200-DAY AVERAGES Stock prices are continuing the rebound that began with yesterday's upside reversal off their 200-day moving averages. And they're now trying to clear some overhead resistance  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Stop The Insanity! We're Going Higher And Here's Why

by Tom Bowley

Before I talk about jobs, let's discuss the S&P 500. We're consolidating. In a secular bull market, that's fashionable. We went through this from 2014 through early 2016. This is simply the 2018/2019 version  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS INDEXES SCORE UPSIDE REVERSAL NEAR AUGUST LOWS AND 200-DAY LINES

by John Murphy

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES BOUNCE OFF CHART SUPPORT After trading sharply lower today, stocks reversed upward to score a potential upside reversal day. And they did it at some critical support levels  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

If You Are Looking To "Buy Dips" in Real Estate, Here is Your Dip For CCI!

by Julius de Kempenaer

This week is characterized by sinking stocks, at least in the first half of the week, as well as a stabilizing market (so far) on this Thursday  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

There Seems To Be No Bottom For This Broadline Retailer

by Tom Bowley

Broadline retail ($DJUSRB), once a Wall Street darling and bull market leader, has fallen upon hard times the past three months. While the S&P 500 recently moved up to challenge its all-time record high, the DJUSRB never came close  Read More

Art's Charts

Ranking and Grouping ETFs - SPY Consolidates, GLD Flies the Flag and SOXX Holds Strong

by Arthur Hill

We will start with the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) and the S&P 500 EW ETF (RSP), two versions of the same 500 or so stocks. These are the most important benchmarks to watch when it comes to the broader market  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Diamond Scan Exclusively Bonds - Shorting Opportunities Instead

by Erin Swenlin

I've seen this happen a few times. Today, I ran my Diamond PMO Scan and received 30 results that were ALL Bond ETFs. Rather than put those in, I decided, given the market environment, that I would give you some shorting opportunities  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Alert Mid-Week: Golden Cross and Silver Cross Indexes Ugly Negative Crossovers

by Erin Swenlin

The newly minted "Golden Cross Index" and "Silver Cross Index" had negative crossovers today. I noticed that these negative crossovers tend to have serious consequences when the "stars" align on the Golden/Silver Cross Index and PMO indicators  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Mark Young: Wall Street Sentiment -- A Never-Before Technical Reading. Could THIS Be the Top?

by Mark Young

In our last submission, things looked pretty good in the big picture and on the intermediate-term  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

W.H.C. Bassetti: Downside gap and runaway prices cause us to flatten our accounts...

by W.H.C. Bassetti

The downside gap and 500-point Dow fall have caused us to virtually flatten our positions and go to the bleachers  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Martin Pring's Monthly Market Roundup 2019-10-02

by Martin Pring

The monthly Market Roundup video for October is now available. Good luck and good charting, Martin J  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK SELLING INTENSIFIES

by John Murphy

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES MAY BE HEADED FOR TEST OF SUMMER LOWSStock prices are undergoing more short-term technical damage. All three major stock indexes shown below have fallen decisively below their 50-day averages  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Weak Manufacturing Spooks Wall Street, Sparking Selloff

by Tom Bowley

The September ISM manufacturing index fell from 49.1 in August to 47.8 this month, signaling a rather significant contraction. Export orders were much worse, posting 41.0, which was their third consecutive month of contraction  Read More

Art's Charts

Some Key Equal-Weight Sectors are Under Pressure

by Arthur Hill

Stocks in the Industrials and Finance sectors were hit especially hard on Tuesday with XLI and XLF falling more than 2%. The Technology and Consumer Discretionary sectors held up better than the broader market by falling less than 1%  Read More

Art's Charts

Follow Up to Sunday Setups - When is the Rationale Invalidated?

by Arthur Hill

Several of the Sunday Setups were hit hard on Tuesday as selling pressure hit the Finance, Industrials and Materials sectors quite hard. Five of the eleven stocks came from these sectors (PFG, USB, HON, FAST and PKG). Nine of the Eleven are down over the last two days  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Are The Banks Making A Rerun?

by Greg Schnell

This market continues to pull investors both ways. After JPM broke out to fresh highs, it looked like everything was moving along nicely. The price bar on today's KBE chart looks remarkably similar to the price bars showing up in the last three rollovers  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS TURN LOWER ON WEAK MANUFACTURING DATA

by John Murphy

STOCK INDEXES ARE UNDER HEAVY SELLING PRESSUREThe weakest U.S. manufacturing number in ten years turned an early stock rebound into a bout of heavy selling. And the short-term stock picture continues to weaken  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

This Turnaround Candidate Is Hitting Its Stride!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

When searching for downtrend reversal candidates, it's important to make sure that the stock's exhibiting bullish technical signals that point to an ability to sustain its new uptrend  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Medical Equipment Remains A Leader; 2 Stocks To Watch

by Tom Bowley

Medical equipment stocks ($DJUSAM) have been solid absolute and relative performers for the past 7 years with few exceptions, so it certainly seems worthwhile to stay on top of its relative strength leaders. One such leader in 2019 has been Avedro, Inc. (AVDR)  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Real Estate is the Place Says the Diamond Scan

by Erin Swenlin

We certainly had an improvement in Diamond Scan results, as I saw 18 v 11 on Friday and only 90 on the Diamond Dog Scan. Also of interest, the Dogs that presented themselves showed minimal results for Utilities, Consumer Staples and Real Estate (a total of 9 of the 90)  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Taschler: Why I Watch the COT Report

by Tim Taschler

I got my start in the markets as a floor trader on the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) in 1986. Since those early days on the floor, I've paid close attention to the Commitment of Traders Report (COT) that comes out every Friday  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

When Contemplating Trades, Target The Leaders

by Tom Bowley

I know I speak of relative strength frequently, but it kinda makes common sense, doesn't it? In order to establish relative strength vs. your peers and the overall market, there has to be a lot of interest. When buying clothes, do you buy what's in style now  Read More

The Canadian Technician

The Market Spooks Are Out

by Greg Schnell

When the market is this soft, it's really important to be aware of the macro climate. This week, the market followed through on the softness suggested in my ChartWatchers article. One of the key components of the market has been the large-cap tech stocks  Read More

Art's Charts

Sunday Setups - 11 Stocks to Watch this Week

by Arthur Hill

After running some scans, scrolling through the charts and filtering the setups, I came up with a dozen stocks to watch for next week, and perhaps beyond. All are above their rising 200-day SMAs and in uptrends of some sort  Read More

Analyzing India

Coming Week May See Consolidation With A Corrective Bias; Upsides May Stay Capped At Higher Levels

by Milan Vaishnav

Following the announcement of fiscal stimulus on Friday, the market extended its gains in the following week, but, at the same time, also consolidated at higher levels  Read More