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Don't Ignore This Chart!

Brazil is Beating the US! (and We're Not Talking About Soccer...)

by Julius de Kempenaer

One of the Relative Rotation Graphs that I like to keep an eye, in order to monitor the bigger picture, is the RRG that shows the rotations for international stock market indexes against the DJ Global index, as shown above  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

A THREE-MONTH LOOK AT SECTOR LEADERSHIP SHOWS MORE OPTIMISM

by John Murphy

ECONOMICALLY-SENSTIVE GROUPS HAVE BEEN MARKET LEADERSThe last three months have seen rising stock prices. What's especially encouraging is which sectors have led the market higher. Chart 1 plots the sector performance over those three months  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

ECONOMICALLY-SENSITIVE TRANSPORTS HIT NEW HIGHS

by John Murphy

TRANSPORTS HIT NEW RECORD It's usually a good sign to see more economically-sensitive groups hitting new highs, while more defensive groups are lagging behind. Two examples of that are seen by comparing the transportation stocks and utilities  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

The Market and Media Paint 2 Different Pictures

by Mish Schneider

The market digests its recent highs amidst a rush of politically-charged news as more riots and a second impeachment dominate headlines. We believe the market is more focused on the economic plans of the incoming administration and not as much on the politics at hand  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Another Continent Soars

by Greg Schnell

While the US market has wandered sideways for a week, I still want to point out the positive price action in the rest of the world as different countries break out to new highs. I mentioned the Amsterdam exchange ($AEX) had broken out in the last article  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

If I Can Do It, So Can You!

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave shows many recent trades that have turned into big winners (and a few that have the potential to become big winners down the line). These were all found using simple patterns discussed in previous shows  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

GRAIN MARKETS REACH MULTI-YEAR HIGHS

by John Murphy

GRAIN MARKETS ARE IN NEW UPTRENDS Higher commodity markets are starting to attract more attention because of the potential for higher inflation. Past messages have written about new uptrends in energy markets or industrial commodities like copper  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle January 12, 2021

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes; Sold long SPX on 12/21/20 at 3694.90 = gain 1.3%; long 12/14/20 at 3647.49. Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 10/9/20 at 40.78. Long-Term SPX Monitor Purposes: Long SPX on 10/26/20 at 3400.97. On Friday, we sent out a short note that said  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Handle is Complete, Time For AAPL To Run?

by Tom Bowley

I wrote about a pending short-term correction in AAPL shares a couple weeks ago right here in the DITC blog  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Green Light Still Flashing for Higher Bond Yields, Stock & Commodity Prices

by Martin Pring

Back in early November, I wrote an article entitled, Confidence is Breaking Out all Over, Which is Bullish for Stocks/Commodities and Bond Yields, where I examined several intermarket relationships that monitor confidence  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

The Market's Power Couple

by Mish Schneider

Grandad Russell 2000 (IWM) and Granny Retail (XRT) make the Perfect Power Couple. The Russell 2000 (IWM) followed his wife (XRT) Retail, to new highs today while major indices sit under their recent highs  Read More

Wyckoff Power Charting

Power Charting TV: Big Investment Themes for 2021

by Bruce Fraser

On January 4th BOK Financial (BOKF), PacWest Bancorp (PACW) and super regional bank SVB Financial (SIVB) all received analyst upgrades. BOKF and PACW were increased to ‘Overweight' status. The Financial sector (XLF) and bank industry groups are in constructive uptrends  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Energy & Financials Beating SPY

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I talk you through the recent rotations in asset classes and US sectors, then look at growth vs value rotation, as well as the rotation of the US vis-a-vis international stock markets  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

Long Days, Short Years

by Grant Morris, Greg Morris

With another year in the books, we think it is a good time to provide an update on our rules-based trend following strategies, and why we think they are a better approach to investing. Let's start with a 2020 market recap  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

ENERGY ETFS NEAR UPSIDE BREAKOUTS

by John Murphy

ENERGY ETFS CONTINUE CLIMBING Energy stocks continue to show new market leadership. That leadership is reflected in two energy ETFs that may be nearing some upside breakouts, and one having already achieved one  Read More

DecisionPoint

S&P 500 Earnings 2020 Q3: The Most Overvalued Market Ever?

by Carl Swenlin

On an almost daily basis we hear experts on the subject complaining that this the most overvalued market ever. While our chart doesn't quite confirm that claim, we would agree that it could easily be true using a different methodology  Read More

RRG Charts

Value Starts to Accelerate Away from Growth

by Julius de Kempenaer

This week, the tails for Growth and Value are crossing over. Value is moving into the leading quadrant while Growth crosses from weakening into lagging  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Here's The One Thing You Need To Worry About Right Now

by Tom Bowley

Any time that it behooves market makers to direct prices lower, I get nervous. So that means I get nervous as we approach the 3rd Friday of every calendar month (monthly options expiration day), especially if we've seen a nice advance leading up to it  Read More

The Canadian Technician

More Breaks To Start The Year

by Greg Schnell

In the article yesterday, I mentioned some North American markets breaking out to new highs to start 2021. Today, I'd like to add a few more. The Brazilian market pushed to new all-time highs to start the year  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP TV: Bullish Bias Returns

by Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin flies solo, bringing quite a few trading ideas into the show. As far as the market overall, the bullish bias has returned  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Where Have All the Silver Bulls Gone?

by Mish Schneider

A week or so ago, silver was all the rage. The talk ranged from an inflation indicator, to the industrial usage to the outperformance to gold as key. Then, last Friday, silver (and gold) tanked. Silver breached the 50-DMA but closed above it  Read More

The Canadian Technician

These Two Neighbors Made Important New Highs

by Greg Schnell

The US market has been dinging the new high bell for a while. But most of the world was still out for lunch in the back half of 2020 and did not have new buyers showing up for work to keep the buying party rolling. Some of that is starting to change as we kick off 2021  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

BITCOIN FINALLY CORRECTS

by John Murphy

BITCOIN CORRECTS VERY OVERBOUGHT CONDITIONThe rally in bitcoin over the past year has been nothing short of spectacular. The daily bars in Chart 1 show how big that gain has been. Prices have gone from $4000 in the spring to $40000 last week  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

2021 and the Reflation Rally

by Tim Taschler

It sure feels and looks a lot like 1999 and 2007. Time will tell, but markets have divorced themselves from reality, and that usually leads to a reversal  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Searching For The Next Solar ETF And FREE Event This Morning

by Tom Bowley

Whether you're investing in individual stocks or ETFs, finding that next BIG winner makes a huge difference in your absolute results and your relative results vs. a benchmark like the S&P 500. At EarningsBeats  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: Buoyant NIFTY Stays Prone to Profit-Taking Bouts; RRG Chart Highlights Importance of Staying Selective

by Milan Vaishnav

In a week that was a bit more volatile than the previous one, the Indian equities continued with their up move, ending once again on a lifetime high point. The trading range also widened over the past five sessions as the Index oscillated in the range of 414 points  Read More

The MEM Edge

Stocks in This Leading Industry Group Have Lots More Upside!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Last month, the U.S. Government suffered its worst cyberattack in history, with many federal agencies being targeted by suspected Russian hackers. The major data theft and security breach has corporations, as well as the government, ramping up spending to protect themselves  Read More

ChartWatchers

Five Charts and Four Themes for the First Half of 2021

by Martin Pring

Prices are determined by the attitude of market participants to the emerging fundamentals. Fortunately for us technicians, these attitudes move in trends, and once a trend gets underway it tends to perpetuate  Read More

ChartWatchers

Building a Strong ETF Portfolio to Beat the S&P

by John Hopkins

In my last ChartWatchers article, I mentioned that we had started a new ETF feature of the EarningsBeats.com service. This new feature is meant for those individuals who are interested in putting capital to work in ETFs as part of their trading strategy  Read More

The MEM Edge

Bullish Blue Wave Spurs New Leadership

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen examines new areas of leadership as the markets respond to a full-blue Senate and House. In addition to highlighting specific stocks, she also shares how to screen for top candidates among new leadership areas  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Adding Momentum to Our Top 2021 Picks

by Mish Schneider

It is only the end of the first week of January, and already many of our picks in Mish's Outlook 2021 have made big money  Read More

ChartWatchers

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

It is hard to see any downside when you're making a lot of money, which is why people can't resist a bubble. From the Tulip Mania, to DotCom Fever, to the Real Estate Crisis, for many people the appeal of easy and fast money cannot be resisted  Read More

ChartWatchers

Tracking Trend Signals and Mean-Reversion Setups

by Arthur Hill

Tech-related ETFs are lagging over the last few weeks, but they are still in uptrends overall. This means bullish setups still matter so today we will look at a classic mean-reversion setup in the Software ETF (IGV)  Read More

ChartWatchers

Is This Industry ETF the Next To Surge?

by Greg Schnell

The radical waves in the economic cycle in 2020 look set to continue into 2021. Elon Musk has outpaced Jeff Bezos as the richest man in the world, which I would have never mapped out as a possibility. The chart of Tesla (TSLA) continues to surge higher  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

One Obstacle Every Investor Must Overcome To Enjoy Stock Market Success

by Tom Bowley

The demon lies within. Listen, I know because I've had to overcome this demon. Stock market success - true, sound, market-beating success - didn't occur until I realized one thing. The stock market, collectively, is smarter than me  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Extreme Point for Nasdaq Volume

by Tom McClellan

We are seeing some wild numbers for Nasdaq share volume lately, much bigger than anything in recent years. This points to a speculative blowoff underway  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

3D Printing Rings in the New Year!

by Mish Schneider

Mish's Market Minute Advantage members bought DDD on November 9th. Then, the service added to the position on Wednesday, January 6th. Furthermore, Mish went on Real Vision on the 5th and told those attendees that she believed the stock would double  Read More

The MEM Edge

Chartwise Women: Blue Wave Means Big Opportunities

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin start the new year by reviewing which sectors have the most upside potential following recent election results. They also share top candidates in those sectors and ways to screen for potential winners  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Don't Have The Energy? These Charts Do!

by Greg Schnell

With the strong political backdrop drawing attention, the stock market continues to move higher. The last week of December saw the market grind sideways. The first three days of this week saw the market test the underside of the previous week  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

CF Industries Confirms Uptrend as it Moves Into Leading Quadrant on RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the weekly RRG, XLB is inside weakening but rotating back towards the leading quadrant. On the daily RRG, XLB is pushing rapidly into leading from improving. This alignment makes the sector very interesting to watch in the coming days/weeks  Read More