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EUR/USD Completes H&S Top Formation and Looks Ready For a BIG Move Lower

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph above shows the rotation for the G10 currencies against the USD, which is the base (=benchmark) for this universe. Or, better, it shows nine of the G10 currencies against the USD. The general direction for this universe is pretty clear  Read More

RRG Charts

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Sector Spotlight: H&S Formation Calls for BIG Move

by Julius de Kempenaer

On this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I take a chance and bring in seasonality for next month  Read More

DecisionPoint

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DP TV: Healthcare Momentum Sleepers

by Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin gives us an in-depth overview of the markets. Bitcoin is poised to move higher, Oil and Gold are rebounding and we have an outlook on the Dollar  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Which Symbols to Watch if Russell 2000 (IWM) Clears Key Resistance

by Mish Schneider

On Monday, the market continued its rally from Friday of last week, with the S&P 500 (SPY) and Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) clearing all-time highs. Again, the tech sector and large-cap stocks are leading the market higher  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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At the Edge of Chaos: Manage Risk, But Consider an Algo Head Fake

by Joe Duarte

Last week's breadth sell signal (see below) was fairly convincing and should be taken seriously. But, given the way the algos work, (stealth, cunning, sleight of hand, and misdirection), it's worth considering that the selloff is yet another head fake. And here is why  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Two Scorching-Hot Groups Are Set Up For A Significant Decline - SELL NOW

by Tom Bowley

One of the biggest developments in recent weeks has been the breakout in the U.S. Dollar Index ($USD). I've been expecting it and it happened last week: The black arrows are marking all of the RSI tops at 65 and above and all the bottoms at 35 and below  Read More

Analyzing India

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Week Ahead: NIFTY May Stay Ranged; Approach Markets in a Highly Stock-Specific Way

by Milan Vaishnav

In the previous weekly note, we had mentioned that the only trouble with the otherwise buoyant NIFTY is that it is overextended on the daily chart. The week that went by saw the markets consolidating at higher levels  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Total Volume is Troubling

by Erin Swenlin

Today, we have a possible "upside exhaustion climax." We didn't get confirmation of the climax because Total Volume was so low today. This is a problem. Today was options expiration -- we should have seen more volume  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Michigan Consumer Sentiment Drops 13.5% in July; What Does that Mean for US Equities?

by Martin Pring

Last Friday (August 13), the University of Michigan released the initial August response to their consumer sentiment survey. A sharp 13.5% retreat was recorded. The Expectations Index fared even worse, with a 17.5% drop  Read More

ChartWatchers

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AMD Shows Patience is a Virtue as Opportunities Abound

by John Hopkins

In my last ChartWatchers article, I discussed ways to profit from the terrific earnings season that we just experienced. So many companies put up solid numbers which led to the market reaching an all-time high  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Can the Markets Trade Higher from Here?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

This week on StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews last week's pullback and whether the markets can recover. She also shares dynamics taking place after companies report earnings as we go into next week's 2nd quarter release from well-known names  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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How Strong is Russell 2000's (IWM) Current Rally?

by Mish Schneider

Above is a chart of the Russell 2000 (IWM), which is one of the most valuable indices as it tracks 2000 small-cap companies and, therefore, gives a great picture of the overall market direction. Since the beginning of 2021 IWM has been mostly rangebound  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Finance Sector Holds Breakout and Establishes Line in the Sand

by Arthur Hill

The Finance SPDR (XLF) is one of the leading sectors and recently broke out of a falling wedge correction. There was a little throwback this week, but the breakout is holding and remains bullish until proven otherwise. Let's see what it would take to prove otherwise  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Life is a Highway - With Exits

by Greg Schnell

The auto stocks have been in the news for the allure of everyone driving electric vehicles. A year ago, I started writing about the electric car theme and the race to lead  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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Some Winners are Starting to Lose

by Greg Schnell

Investors have continued to see the march to all-time highs progress with fewer and fewer stocks following along. This was really the first week where we saw selling in the large-cap names  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Chartwise Women: Chain Reaction - Why Stocks Move!

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin review what a rising dollar or lower interest rates means for certain areas of the market. They also share impactful headlines that will drive the markets higher  Read More

Stock Talk with Joe Rabil

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Powerful Momentum Divergence

by Joe Rabil

In this week's edition of Stock Talk with Joe Rabil, Joe shows how momentum divergence is often used to look for changes in trend. He describes how he would use this type of analysis  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Taper Talk: Smoke and Mirrors to Drive Prices Lower

by Tom Bowley

One key element of our service at EarningsBeats.com is to address monthly max pain, which I define as the point at which in-the-money call premium completely offsets in-the-money put premium. As of Tuesday's close, there was a TON of net in-the-money call premium  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Can Key Sectors Along with Bitcoin Hold Nearby Support?

by Mish Schneider

The Economic Modern Family now has 5 members sitting in a confirmed cautionary phase. A cautionary phase is defined by the 50-day moving average stacked over the 200-DMA, with the price between both moving averages  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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Flash Alert: Market Breadth is No Longer Bullish

by Joe Duarte

Unless things reverse, the New York Stock Exchange Advance Decline line (NYAD) has given a sell signal, as it has fallen below its 50-day moving average and below the 50 area on its RSI simultaneously. That is a Duarte 50-50 sell signal  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

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The Importance of Being Patient

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave continues his discussion on finding trading answers through asking the right questions, continuing to stress the importance of patience  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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The Ord Oracle August 17, 2021

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Sold long 8/9/21 at 4432.35=gain .466%; long 7/23/21 SPX 4411.79 Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 10/9/20 at 40.78. Long Term SPX Monitor Purposes: Neutral Yesterday, we said "The strongest week seasonality-wise for the next four weeks is this week  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Will the Market Bounce After the Nasty Retail Earnings Report?

by Mish Schneider

On Tuesday, the retail earnings report came out -0.8% lower than expected, amid recent highs in two of the major indices. This caused the market to gap lower following a continued selloff throughout the day  Read More

RRG Charts

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Sector Spotlight: Conflicting Sector Rotations

by Julius de Kempenaer

On this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I look at last week's rotations for asset classes and sectors and conclude that the current sector rotation is throwing curve balls at investors making it difficult to come up with a very clear and well-defined trend or guidan  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Michigan Consumer Sentiment Drops 13.5% in July; What Does that Mean for US Equities?

by Martin Pring

Last Friday, the University of Michigan released the initial August response to their consumer sentiment survey. A sharp 13.5% retreat was recorded. The Expectations Index fared even worse with a 17.5% drop  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Which Symbols Hold the Key to the Next Market Run?

by Mish Schneider

Since mid-May, the Transportation sector (IYT) has been trending lower. Currently, IYT sits just under resistance from its 50-day moving average at $257.97  Read More

DecisionPoint

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DP TV: Strong Industry Groups Right Now

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin turn the agenda upside down! Erin begins the show talking about three industry groups that have been showing new strength and a few stocks to review within those industry groups  Read More

DecisionPoint

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Is It Time to Sell Apple (AAPL)?

by Erin Swenlin

Today on the DecisionPoint Show Carl brought up the chart on Apple (AAPL) to discuss a recent comment from Jonathan Hoenig of the Capitalist Pig Hedge Fund on Fox Business news last week. At the time, he went out on a limb and said that he was shorting Apple  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Should We Pay Attention To Bearish Seasonal Tendencies?

by Tom Bowley

I've studied the major indices from a historical perspective for decades. I believe there are reasons why bullish and bearish tendencies develop over time and why such seasonality repeats itself  Read More

Art's Charts

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Using RSI to Identify Trend Reversals - XOP Example with Short-term Bearish Setup

by Arthur Hill

RSI is a momentum oscillator that many chartists use to identify overbought and oversold levels. While RSI above 70 is typically considered an overbought condition, it is also a sign of strong upside momentum that can signal the start of an extended advance  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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At the Edge of Chaos: It's a Supply Squeeze – Not Necessarily a Bubble

by Joe Duarte

"The edge of chaos is a transition space between order and disorder that is hypothesized to exist within a wide variety of systems. This transition zone is a region of bounded instability that engenders a constant dynamic interplay between order and disorder  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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What Will Strong Results and an Ascending Triangle Get You?

by Tom Bowley

It's not at all unusual for a company to see a huge uptrend followed by a lengthy consolidation period. Many traders with short-term time frames will grow increasingly impatient and sell long before they should  Read More

Analyzing India

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Week Ahead: NIFTY Edge Higher If Stays Above This Point; RRG Chart Hints At Leadership From These Sectors

by Milan Vaishnav

In the early weekly note, it was mentioned that the following eight weeks of consolidation, the NIFTY has finally staged a breakout while dragging its support levels considerably higher  Read More

ChartWatchers

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A New Uptrend Just Posted In This Major Market Index - Here Are Candidates Poised To Benefit

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

The broader markets are at a very positive juncture as recently leading areas are holding their gains while newer areas are coming into their own after reversing their downtrends  Read More

The Mindful Investor

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Why Is Bitcoin 42,000 So Important?

by David Keller

I recently recorded a "Choose Your Own Adventure" style approach to Bitcoin. I laid out four different scenarios for this crypto, from the uber-bullish move to 65,000 to the ultra-bearish scenario down to 24,000  Read More

ChartWatchers

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From Sectors to Groups to Stocks to Find One Name That Dominates

by Julius de Kempenaer

Relative Rotation Graphs are a great tool to use for a top-down approach. Lots of people look at sectors and trade the sector ETFs. The State Street sector SPDRs range (XLK, XLY, XLP, etc.) is probably the most popular family of ETFs for that purpose  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Catch the Move Into This Major Index

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

This week on StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen shares the reversal of a prominent index that's poised to trade higher after strong earnings from underlying stocks. She also reviews the move into higher yielders as inflation remains elevated  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Could Long-Term Bonds (TLT) Help Form a Worrisome Market Trend?

by Mish Schneider

Recently, we talked about the ongoing battle between the Regional Banking Sector (KRE) and the 20+ Year Treasury Bonds ETF (TLT). Each has its 50-day moving average nearby and is looking to use them as potential support. Currently, the 50-DMA is at $145.97 for TLT and $65  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Rotation and Seasonality Point To This Sector As Our Next Leader

by Tom Bowley

Rotation is nothing new during secular bull markets; it's actually what drives bull markets. Rather than money leaving the stock market for another asset class when leading sectors sell off, it simply moves from one sector to another sector  Read More

Stock Talk with Joe Rabil

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Key Price Patterns

by Joe Rabil

In this week's edition of Stock Talk with Joe Rabil, Joe explains how he combines the strategies discussed in recent shows on MACD and ADX with a specific price pattern. He gives the criteria for the price setup and a recent example  Read More