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DecisionPoint

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Sentiment is Bearish, But Is It Bearish Enough?

by Erin Swenlin

This is an excerpt from today's subscriber-only DecisionPoint Alert report We decided to cover some sentiment charts on the DecisionPoint Show yesterday. It is an interesting picture. Clearly sentiment is bearish  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Why We are Focusing on Commodities Over Equities

by Mish Schneider

On Tuesday, the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) outperformed the other indexes, ending the day +1.20%, while other major indices closed roughly flat on the day. From the momentum side, our Real Motion (RM) indicator is flirting with the lower band. This can be seen circled in the above chart  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Bitcoin Bubble Finally Bursts

by Martin Pring

I have written two articles about Bitcoin in recent months. The first, last December, concluded that "there are definitely some cracks appearing (in the technical structure), but a shrinking consensus of evidence continues to point to an uptrend  Read More

RRG Charts

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Sector Spotlight: 50% Of Market Cap is Lagging SPY

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, after looking at seasonality and long-term monthly charts in the last two episodes, I dive deep into the current sector rotation as it is playing out in the S&P 500 at the moment  Read More

DecisionPoint

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DP TV: Downside Targets for FAANG+ and Indexes

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

On this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl walks viewers through the FAANG+ mega-cap stocks. Using earnings per share and P/E, Carl shows how to find "fair value" support. Erin discusses oversold indicators now versus 2020 bear market low  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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How to Handle Monday's Major Liquidity Crunch

by Mish Schneider

All the major indices tumbled on Monday, leading to a large liquidation. Even safety plays, such as precious metals like gold (GLD) and silver (SLV), were down on the day  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

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Bear Markets and Drawdowns - part 2

by Greg Morris

This is a continuation of the previous article. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, also referred to as The Dow by the financial media, is a price-weighted measure of 30 U.S. blue-chip companies  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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Are You Missing These Setups? Energy Stocks Break Out!

by Greg Schnell

At Osprey Strategic, the main goal is to help clients avoid downside risk while learning to secure more profits. Our proprietary momentum scan system searches for abnormal volatility, which flags the urgency of buyers  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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It's Not You, It's Me

by Tom Bowley

If only growth stocks could talk. You've probably heard of the "it's not you, it's me" breakup excuse. Maybe you've had to endure it. Well, in the land of stock market trading, I believe it's a quite valid trading excuse  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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At the Edge of Chaos: The Fed is Pushing the U.S. into a Recession, But Bear Markets Don't Last Forever

by Joe Duarte

Trader indecision and confusion is making this market nearly impossible to trade. The result is that fewer and fewer players will likely participate and illiquidity will increase, further increasing volatility  Read More

Analyzing India

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Week Ahead: NIFTY Violates Support, But Adds Massive Shorts to System; RRG Chart Shows These Sectors Staying Resilient

by Milan Vaishnav

In a week that was truncated due to a trading holiday on account of Eid, the Indian equity markets traded weakly for the most part, ending in the red for three out of four sessions. Among these, the last trading day on Friday remained particularly weak  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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The Bad Things That QT3 Will Bring

by Tom McClellan

The Federal Reserve announced on May 4, 2022 that it would start to reduce its holdings of Treasury securities and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) beginning on June 1, 2022. Their plan is to sell off $30 billion of Treasuries and $17  Read More

ChartWatchers

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There's 1 Missing Ingredient for a Market Bottom, and It's The Scariest One of All

by Tom Bowley

As we closed out 2021, I began discussing sentiment and its need for a "reset." We had moved higher for the better part of two years, and the U.S. stock market had picked up a lot of new "post-pandemic" investors and traders  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Are the Markets Poised to Trade Much Lower? Keep Your Eye on This One Chart

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

It's been an extremely tough period for the markets over the past 2 weeks, with oversold rallies giving way to major selling  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Fed Relief Rally Fizzles

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews where the markets stand following last week's volatile price action. She also shares areas that are bucking the downtrend and whether they're poised to trade higher  Read More

The Mindful Investor

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The Most Important Chart of the Day

by David Keller

Some of my most painful experiences as an investor have come when I have been undisciplined. I would get away from my daily and weekly routines, act rashly when I noticed a compelling chart, and usually end up regretting that decision in a big way  Read More

ChartWatchers

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The Stock Market May be on the Edge of a Cliff, But This Chart Says It May Not Fall Off

by Martin Pring

Chart 1 reflects the fact that some market averages are on the edge of a cliff, in the form of major support trendlines marking the lower edges of potential top formations  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Should the Fed Entertain .75% Interest Rate Hikes Going Forward?

by Mish Schneider

Inflation is a spotlight topic in the media, with more reports and predictions surfacing every day. Since the Fed has been sorely wrong on its inflation predictions, the country is closely monitoring interest rate hikes  Read More

ChartWatchers

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USD Strength Continues with EUR/USD Arriving at Critical Junction

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph that shows the rotation for currencies against the USD as the base is sending us a very clear picture! USD Strength The graph holds the G10 currencies  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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Is This the Equity Markets' Problem?

by Greg Schnell

The stock market is stuck and many investors are having trouble understanding why it can't bounce from here. The purpose of this article is to shed a little light on the problems in the bond market and how they are influencing the other markets  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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Higher Expectations

by Mike Zaccardi

After a brutal April of stock and bond losses, I glanced at the May asset-class return outlook from Vanguard Group. Many investors and pro-money managers scoff at such forecasts., for good reason – they are notoriously off in their estimates for the years ahead  Read More

Moxie Indicator Minutes

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Is the Market Meltdown Only the Beginning?

by TG Watkins

In this week's edition of Moxie Indicator Minutes, TG outlines the market action post-Fed meeting. He does this by deep-diving into the SPY's price action and comparing it to previous market conditions  Read More

GoNoGo Charts

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GNG TV: Volatility Ensures Keeping Up Defenses!

by Alex Cole, Tyler Wood

On this week's edition of the GoNoGo Charts show, Alex and Tyler are back from the CMT Symposium in Washington D.C  Read More

Stock Talk with Joe Rabil

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Crucial Things to Know When Buying Pullbacks

by Joe Rabil

In today's environment, it can be difficult to determine if the market is going to turn or keep declining  Read More

DecisionPoint

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What the Heck Just Happened?!!

by Carl Swenlin

Yesterday's monster rally was not expected by most people, me included, and it left me a little disoriented  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS RESUME SELLING AFTER FED RELIEF RALLY

by John Murphy

STOCK SELLING RESUMES Stocks are being sold heavily today and are totally reversing yesterday's Fed relief rally. Stocks have given back all of Wednesday's price gains and look poised to fall further  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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Energy Stocks Break Out To Start The Rally

by Greg Schnell

It has been the oddest of circumstances. The pressure on the oil supply has been immense, but the oil stocks just couldn't break out. In what has been the most bullish of backdrops, it seemed unfathomable that the oil names weren't going higher  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Why the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) Is a Great Trade Example for Thursday

by Mish Schneider

The rate increase came in, as expected, at half a percent, showing that the Fed is going for the safest play instead of pushing for a .075% increase. With that announcement, the market made a late-day rally  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

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Understand This and Avoid Losing Billions

by Dave Landry

With the market being iffy at best, now's a good time to take a step back. On this week's edition of Trading Simplified, Dave starts the show by talking about how the markets really work  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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The Ord Oracle May 3, 2022

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Long SPX on 3/25/22 at 4543.06. Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 10/9/20 at 40.78. Long Term SPX Monitor Purposes: Neutral  Read More

RRG Charts

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140 (XLK) And 160 (XLY) Are The Crucial Levels To Watch

by Julius de Kempenaer

The current sector rotation still shows all defensive sectors inside the leading quadrant, albeit with a slight loss of relative momentum (JdK RS-Momentum scale). Nevertheless, the relative uptrends in those sectors are still intact  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

It's Not What the Fed Does, But How the Market Reacts to its Decision, That Counts

by Martin Pring

I'll get to the Fed element later, but, first, a few words on the Dow Jones Global Stock Index. Chart 1 shows that it has been experiencing a series of declining peaks and troughs since last November. That's not a bullish sign  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Can Transportation (IYT) and Retail (XRT) Make a Positive Momentum Divergence?

by Mish Schneider

In reference to Monday's article, we are watching for signs of a reversal in the major indices based on price and momentum  Read More

RRG Charts

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Sector Spotlight: Monthly Charts Resting at Support

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, for this first Tuesday for the month of May, I review the completed monthly charts for April. This process takes up almost the entire show, so you will get a thorough feel for what's going on at the higher level time frame  Read More

DecisionPoint

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DP TV: Time for Inverse ETFs?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

How low can we go? On this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl walks viewers through the FAANG+ mega-cap stocks. Using earnings per share and P/E, Carl shows how to find "fair value" support. Erin discusses oversold indicators now versus 2020 bear market low  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Watch for Key Resistance to Clear and Hold Before Wednesday's Fed Announcement

by Mish Schneider

This Wednesday, the Fed will announce an interest rate increase. So far, expectations are for +0.5%. While some believe this is too high, as the market is struggling, others believe the Fed needs to be more aggressive and push rates up by 0.75%. One reason for a smaller 0  Read More

Wyckoff Power Charting

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Is the Trend About to Bend?

by Bruce Fraser

When studying the markets chartists can tend to become myopic and close in on smaller and smaller timeframes (certainly that is the case for this Wyckoffian). Meanwhile, the tsunami of monster trends can engulf portfolios with unexpected reversals  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

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Bear Markets and Drawdowns

by Greg Morris

I thought this article that I wrote over three years ago on January 11, 2019 is quite appropriate for today. If you have read my blog you know that I use the Nasdaq Composite as my measure of the market and it is down significantly as I write this  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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At the Edge of Chaos: Tales from the Road – It Sure Feels Like a Bear Market

by Joe Duarte

Stocks are very oversold at the moment, which means that some sort of bounce is plausible. Still, this market is starting to become a very dangerous place  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

NASDAQ BREAKS SUPPORT

by John Murphy

A BAD APRIL ENDS UNDER PRESSURE Stocks fell sharply on Friday to end one of the weakest months in recent memory. The Nasdaq market lost -13.2% to register its worst month since 2008. The S&P 500 and Dow lost -8.8% and -4,9 % and experienced the weakest month in two years  Read More