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Mish's Market Minute

Regional Banks - The Prodigal Dunce

by Mish Schneider

With the Russell 2000 breaking out over the 50 and 200-week moving averages, the market looks like blue skies, right? Retail (XRT) ran to just over $50.00. Sister Semiconductors (SMH) rocked to another new all-time high  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

SMALL CAPS AND DOW TRANSPORTS EXCEED THEIR JUNE PEAKS

by John Murphy

RUSSELL 2000 ISHARES AND DOW TRANSPORTS PASS JUNE HIGHDOW GAINSThe rally in stocks continues to broaden out. Market groups that had lagged behind the stock recovery are starting to catch up. Small caps and transports are two examples  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

The Right Place at the Right Time

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave explains that right now, we are in the right place at the right time. This episode is a second show on Methodology where Dave further explores money management, stocks in action and trading psychology  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Waters Corp (WAT) Tests Key Gap Support - Could be a Great Trading Opportunity!

by Tom Bowley

When a stock gaps higher and keeps running, it generally tells me that the top of gap support is what we need to concern ourselves with. It's definitely not a guarantee that it holds, but the odds are greater  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle August 4, 2020

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Sold long SPX 8/3/20 = gain 1.49%; Long SPX on 7/30/20 at 3246.22. Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 7/8/20 at 38.62. Long Term Trend SPX Monitor Purposes: Short SPX 5/13/20 at 2820. Yesterday's volume was light and today's volume is even lighter  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

DOLLAR DROP BOOSTS COMMODITIES

by John Murphy

COPPER MINERS LEAD MATERIALS HIGHER A falling dollar has been one of the big factors pushing commodity prices higher and stocks tied to them. Today's drop in the greenback to another two-year low is continuing the flow of money into commodity assets  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Here's Another Stock Setting Up Exactly Like AMD Did, Just Before Its 70% Rise In 5 Weeks

by Tom Bowley

I'm a big fan of buying stocks at support. On June 29th, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) tested a very important price support level and printed a reversing hammer candlestick that same day. In my Daily Market Report to EarningsBeats  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Bonds are Looking Good

by Julius de Kempenaer

As is usual for the first episode of Sector Spotlight of a new month, I take an in-depth look at developments on the monthly charts for Asset Classes and Sectors  Read More

The Mindful Investor

Multiple Time Frames and Overextended Amazon

by David Keller

Last week on The Final Bar, one of our Mailbag questions related to Amazon.com (AMZN) and how far it has reached above its 200-day moving average  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Prodigal Son Regional Banks - A Ball and Chain

by Mish Schneider

With the Russell 2000 breaking out over the 50- and 200-week moving averages, we should see nothing but blue skies, right? Maybe. We have lots of positives based on hope, of course. Retail (XRT), as featured a while back, is doing well  Read More

RRG Charts

Watching Rotations into Real Estate and Technology (again)...

by Julius de Kempenaer

At the start of the week, two tails on the Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors are showing interesting rotations. These are the tails for for XLRE and XLK  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Is NASDAQ Tiring?

by Mish Schneider

A few cautious flags were thrown up today in spite of the new all-time highs in NASDAQ. The volume was light. After Friday's spike in volume, Monday QQQs saw below-average daily volume  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

NASDAQ HITS ANOTHER RECORD

by John Murphy

TECHS AND NASDAQ CONTINUE TO LEAD THE WAY Big techology stocks are leading the market higher today again. Chart 1 show the Nasdaq Composite Index reaching a new high as did the Technology SPDR (XLK). Its biggest percentage gainers were Microsoft and a number of chip stocks  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

At the Edge of Chaos: It's Careful Time as Dog Days of August Could Bite

by Joe Duarte

With the month of August come the dog days on Wall Street, which traditionally means low volume and sluggish markets. Unfortunately, when the algos see low volume and few bids, the market often slides in big chunks, so this may be a very tough August – or not  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

A Summer Road Trip with the Economic Modern Family

by Mish Schneider

Last week, Max Wiethe from Real Vision and I sat down for about an hour to discuss a myriad of timely and relevant market topics. (See the link at the end of the commentary). So much happened in this past week. The short list: Blow-out Earnings of Apple (AAPL), Alphabet Inc  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Building Our 6 Pillars (ChartLists) Of Trading

by Tom Bowley

First, welcome to August! It's hard to believe that we're into our 8th month of 2020. It's been a very difficult year on a number of fronts, but I hope that EarningsBeats.com has at least been able to help you navigate through the financial mess that we've had to endure  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

APPLE, AMAZON, AND FACEBOOK HAVE BIG DAY FOLLOWING STRONG EARNINGS

by John Murphy

THREE BIG TECHS LEAD FRIDAY REBOUND Going into Thursday evening, most of the TV stock market commentary centered around the big tech stocks that were announcing quarterly earnings after the close  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Makes Some Room for Consolidation at Higher Levels; Expect RRG Leadership From These Sectors

by Milan Vaishnav

After testing a couple of important levels in the week before this one, the NIFTY took a breather and consolidated over the past five sessions  Read More

ChartWatchers

FAANG Stocks Exploding Higher? – Here's The Real Story This Earnings Season

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

It's been quite a week for the markets and while market news is likely to focus on the explosive gains in select FAANG stocks, I believe there's an even bigger story that's come to light during this surprisingly robust earnings season  Read More

ChartWatchers

Copper Could Hold the Key for the Next Leg Up in the Stock Market Rally

by Martin Pring

Swings in commodity prices are both a market and an economic indicator. There are certainly exceptions, but when the economy is in a recovery phase, commodity prices generally rise  Read More

ChartWatchers

Our Model Portfolio Is +118% In 21 Months; Here Are The 10 Equal-Weighted Stocks That Comprise It

by Tom Bowley

Every three months, we fill out our four portfolios with 10 equal-weighted and leading stocks, mostly in leading industries. We combine fundamental research and technical analysis to make our money work harder, which is the whole idea  Read More

ChartWatchers

Too Far, Too Fast for Amazon

by David Keller

This week on The Final Bar, one of our Mailbag questions related to Amazon.com (AMZN) and how far it has reached above its 200-day moving average  Read More

The MEM Edge

Pivotal Week Unveils Amazing Opportunities

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen examines how corporate earnings results are uncovering a resurgence in an area due to see explosive growth over the next year and beyond  Read More

ChartWatchers

Will The Next Big Move Be in Bonds?

by Julius de Kempenaer

(Financial) Markets rotate, that's a given. When we look at the stock market, we call it sector rotation, which is probably the most widely-used term. But there is definitely also rotational action going on in other markets or cross assets  Read More

Real Trading

Stocks in China to Get Body-Slammed

by Larry Williams

On this special episode of Real Trading with Larry Williams, Larry goes out on a limb to explain why he thinks stocks in China are ready for significant decline  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Corn and Wheat Prices Headed Higher

by Tom McClellan

Farmers in the U.S. were excited this week about the news of China agreeing to buy 1.9 million tons of corn. That news has not yet given a lift to corn futures prices, but this week's chart says that a major multi-month uptrend is coming  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

A Solid Way To Find Great Short Squeeze Candidates

by Tom Bowley

Too many traders focus on the wrong things when looking for a big short squeeze. It's not about how many short shares there are for a particular stock. And it's not about high short percentage of float  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: Our Best-of-Breed Stock Picks

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of WealthWise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin review High Dividend, Turnaround and Momentum stocks that are attractive right now  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Copper Could Hold the Key for the Next Leg Up in the Stock Market Rally

by Martin Pring

Rising Commodity Momentum is Bullish for Stocks and the Economy Long-Term Technicals Look Promising for Copper Swings in commodity prices are both a market and an economic indicator  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Real Estate Emerging Out of Doldrums

by Julius de Kempenaer

Ok, the header image may not be entirely accurate to the message of this article, as it deals with the Real Estate sector which is all about listed REITs, but I could not resist using it ;) When I looked at the Relative Rotation Graphs for sectors this morning, I noticed the tail  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: Gold Rush - Worry or Rejoice?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl discusses his recent article on Gold. The yellow metal is enjoying a huge rally, but should we be excited or nervous? Carl and Erin both give you their strategies on taking advantage of (and protecting profits during) this parabolic move  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Best, Worst and Missed Trades

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave presents a broad selection of charts that he uses to present his methodology in action. Most of the charts are actual stocks that Dave trades or has traded himself, and have also been "Mystery Charts" in past shows  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Who Says Gold is Topping?

by Mish Schneider

MarketGauge has some pretty cool proprietary software. One indicator is Triple Play, which measures the ratio between a particular instrument and a benchmark. Triple Play reveals the true trend strength of a market based on "price leadership" and "volume power  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

POINT & FIGURE CHARTS OF TRANSPORTATION LEADERS SHOW BULLISH BREAKOUT

by John Murphy

POINT & FIGURE CHARTS SHOW TRANSPORTATION BREAKOUTSMy morning message wrote about four transportation stocks that were achieving bullish breakouts. A glitch in the system, however, prevented me from showing their usual bar charts  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle July 28, 2020

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Sold 7/21/20 at 3257.30= gain 1.01%; Long SPX on 7/17/20 at 3224.73. Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 7/8/20 at 38.62. Long Term Trend SPX Monitor Purposes: Short SPX 5/13/20 at 2820  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

TRUCKERS LEAD TRANSPORTS HIGHER

by John Murphy

DOW TRANSPORTS MOVE FURTHER ABOVE 200-DAY LINE Transportation stocks are one of today's strongest groups. Chart 1 shows the Dow Transports gaining 2% this morning and moving further above their 200-day moving average which is now acting as a line of support (see red arrow)  Read More

Art's Charts

RSI for Trend-Following and Momentum Strategies - Apple Example

by Arthur Hill

RSI is widely used as a momentum oscillator to identify overbought and oversold levels. A dive into the formula, however, reveals that RSI is quite well equipped for trend-following strategies. It can even be used to rank ETFs and stocks to find those with the strongest momentum  Read More

DecisionPoint

Bullish on Gold, but Getting Nervous

by Carl Swenlin

On Monday, gold rallied above the top in 2011 and made new, all-time highs. I've been more or less bullish on gold for several years, but it hasn't always been particularly easy, because gold's progress could usually best be described as "tortured  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Seasonality and RRGs

by Julius de Kempenaer

It's a very full show on this episode of Sector Spotlight. After a quick overview of what happened in asset classes and sectors last week, I take a look at seasonality combined with rotations on the RRG  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Who Says You Can't Time the Market?

by Mish Schneider

Junk Bonds (JNK) rallied Friday, closing above the 50-week moving average. Then, today, JNK ran up to yet another new high since March. This is an excellent example of "Don't Fight the Fed!" (especially ahead of the Fed meeting)  Read More