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DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Choosing Between Conflicting Breadth Indicators

by Carl Swenlin

The venerable Advance-Decline and Advance-Decline Volume Lines are confirming the rising price tops over the last ten months, which is reassuring for the bulls. Unfortunately, some other breadth indicators disagree  Read More

ChartWatchers

Do Not Ignore the Most Important Signal Heading Into an Earnings Report

by John Hopkins

We are now deep into earnings season and, as we can see by the record highs in the NASDAQ and S&P, traders are mostly liking what they are hearing and seeing from companies who are reporting their numbers  Read More

ChartWatchers

Investment Services Looks Ready To Run

by Greg Schnell

Investment Services are tucked within the Financial Sector and, on Friday, Morgan Stanley (MS) was the first past the post to make higher highs. The chart looks good  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: Trick or Treat!

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this Halloween edition of WealthWise Women, the ghosts infiltrate the show to share how to find market "treats" with Mary Ellen and Erin, along with some "tricks" (possible shorts)  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Larry Williams: Beware of Bears!

by Larry Williams

On this episode of Larry Williams' StockCharts TV series Real Trading with Larry Williams, Larry takes a look at Dollar General (DG), along with Cocoa, Swiss Franc, Gold, Silver, British Pound, Corn and Grains. He also analyzes the value of not becoming too bearish too quickly  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Dave Landry: An Introduction to Trading Psychology

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Dave Landry's StockCharts TV series Trading Simplified, Dave gives viewers an introduction to the ideas of trading psychology, along with a little neurology  Read More

ChartWatchers

How to Distinguish between Selective and Indiscriminate Advances

by Arthur Hill

The Nasdaq AD Line is not keeping pace with the Nasdaq Composite, but this is not bearish for the Nasdaq or the market as a whole. Note that the Nasdaq hit a new high in July and again on November 1st, even though the Nasdaq AD Line has been falling since April  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Stocks Have Broken Out; What About Commodities?

by Martin Pring

Commodities are in a Bear Market The Stock Market May Be on the Verge of Signaling a Commodity Rally Short-Term Commodity Momentum At Pring Turner Capital, the registered investment advisory firm where I serve as investment strategist, our investment approach involves the proacti  Read More

The Traders Journal

Your Shortcut to Stock Market Mastery: ChartPack Update #25 (Q3 / 2019)

by Gatis Roze, Grayson Roze

Investing is like a plumbing game. For this reason, the organization and organization of your ChartLists, along with your routines, matter big time! Figuring out where the funds are flowing and adjusting your piping system accordingly is the key objective  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Take Your Relative Strength Analysis To The Next Level And Predict Earnings Reports

by Tom Bowley

Ok, it might be a tad early to call it a leader, but transportation services ($DJUSTS) recently broke out to an 8 month relative high to the benchmark S&P 500. Money has been rotating there and we need to be aware of this relative strength  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Trick or Treat? Treats (I Think)!

by Erin Swenlin

It was a spooky Halloween WealthWise Women show today and, as part of the program, we played "Trick or Treat?" with securities. One of the agreed upon "treats" was Merck (MRK), which came up in my scan today as well as hitting Mary Ellen McGonagle's radar  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tom McClellan: EEM Leading The Way Higher

by Tom McClellan

The S&P 500 has now finally broken out above its declining tops line, closing at a new all-time high. Whether it could do so was in doubt for a while, but we had a strong hint that it was coming from this week’s chart  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Rockin' Russia!

by Julius de Kempenaer

RRG of International Equity markets vs. DJ Global Index Despite the S&P 500 making new highs and looking strong on the charts, it is definitely not the strongest market in the world at the moment..  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

Trend and Trend Plus – Drawdown

by Grant Morris, Greg Morris

What is risk? The sterile laboratory of modern finance wants you to believe it is volatility. They say that volatility is defined as standard deviation. I have opposed that academic mentality often in these articles  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Repeats? They Came Up on Today's Scans

by Erin Swenlin

I honestly don't keep track of all of the Diamonds that I present, but now and then I am sure that there are repeats. Three of today's Diamonds were reported to you in the past; obviously they've continued to perform or else they wouldn't have shown up  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Alert Mid-Week: Extreme Negative Divergences on Short-Term Indicators

by Erin Swenlin

The market continues to reach new all-time highs, but DecisionPoint remains cautious. The negative divergences on our Swenlin Trading Oscillators (STOs) is concerning and tempers the euphoria of reaching those all-time highs  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS AND BONDS CLOSE HIGHER ON DOVISH RATE CUT

by John Murphy

FED RATE CUT AND DOVISH MESSAGE BOOST STOCK PRICESThe Fed lowered rates another quarter point today as expected, which was followed by a dovish sounding message from Mr. Powell. That pushed stock prices higher. Chart 1 shows the S&P 500 closing at another record high today  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle October 29, 2019

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes: Flat. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 1/29/19 at 21.96. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes: Sold long term SPX on 10/24/19 at 3010.29=gain 1.49%; Long SPX on 10/14/19 at 2966.15  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Don't Overlook These Two Boring Areas If Breakouts Occur

by Tom Bowley

Stock market rotation occurs on a small level each and every day, but longer-term "big picture" themes emerge and it's critical for us to spot them early in their development in order to take advantage and ensure a much better chance of outperforming the major indices  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Mr. Softy (MSFT) Made the List

by Erin Swenlin

There were only three results on today's Diamond Scan, but I actually decided that all three passed muster. I ran a few other scans and Microsoft ("Mr. Softy" as Tom Bowley used to call it on MarketWatchers) made an appearance  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Mind The Gap - Record Number Of Stocks Gapping Up Following Earnings

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

It's been quite an earnings season so far with over 80% of companies that have reported, coming in ahead of analyst's estimates. Even more impressive has been investor's response to these upside surprises with a large number of stocks gapping up in price. Today alone, over 50 U  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Get Picked Up!

by Greg Schnell

With the market broadly pushing to new highs worldwide, the talking TV heads are onto the "what's-working-lately" narrative  Read More

RRG Charts

Banking Stocks Are Leading The Financial Sector Higher

by Julius de Kempenaer

Weekly RRG of US sectors highlighting XLF The Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors remains characterized by steep moves on the vertical (JdK RS-Momentum) axis. This is the Rate of Change metric for the underlying relative trends  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

HEALTH CARE SPDR NEARS RECORD HIGH

by John Murphy

HEALTH CARE SPDR NEARS RECORD HIGHIn a remarkable turnaround, the healthcare sector has gone from one of the year's worst performers to one of the strongest over the last couple of months  Read More

Art's Charts

Biotech ETF Makes a Statement

by Arthur Hill

The Biotech ETF (IBB) is making a bullish statement with recent developments in momentum, volume and trend. IBB is also outperforming its counter part, the Biotech SPDR (XBI), over the last two months  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Only 4 Diamond Scan Results on Market All-Time Highs?

by Erin Swenlin

Today was an exciting day as new all-time highs were hit on many of the broad market indexes. I was salivating waiting to see what my Diamond Scan results would be! To my surprise, I only had four results. Meanwhile, the bearish Diamond Dog Scan produced 8 results  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: All-Time Highs - Where's the Breadth?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin discussed the new all-time highs that broad markets accomplished today, but found that breadth was wanting. Volume was also suspect; a look at DP Short-Term indicators revealed serious negative divergences  Read More

The MEM Edge

MEM Edge TV: How to Trade Gaps Up on Earnings

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews the hot areas of the market and which areas within them are bullish  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

It's Happening! The Puzzle Pieces Are Coming Together, Get Ready Bulls!

by Tom Bowley

Anyone who has followed my work for the past decade knows that I've remained steadfastly bullish despite all the negative media rants. Follow the charts. There is no recession. The economy will strengthen. We'll get a trade deal  Read More

Analyzing India

Special Note: What To Expect In Samvat 2076

by Milan Vaishnav

The year that ended today, with NIFTY closing at 11583.90, remained quite eventful for the Indian equity markets. We traditionally wish a “Happy and Prosperous New Year,” and the current year remains prosperous in a literal sense  Read More

Analyzing India

Coming Week Likely To See Limited Upsides; Overhead Levels Continue To Remain A Concern

by Milan Vaishnav

In the previous weekly note, we had mentioned the possibility of the NIFTY consolidating in a defined range while having a limited upside. Though it traded in line as anticipated, the NIFTY spent a significant part of the week resisting and consolidating near the 11700-level  Read More

The Canadian Technician

The Arc Leads To New Highs

by Greg Schnell

After 7 days of trying to break above, we finally notched new highs on the $NDX! I kept wondering if we would ever get to the land of the new high ground! Apple (AAPL) was one of the stocks powering higher, giving us a path over the zone of resistance  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

SECTOR RANKINGS SHOW MORE OPTIMISM

by John Murphy

SECTOR LEADERSChart 1 shows the weekly ranking for the eleven stock market sectors. Nine of them closed up for the week with only two losers. That reflects a generally higher market with major stock indexes nearing new records  Read More

Art's Charts

Stock Market is Not Firing on All Cylinders

by Arthur Hill

The market as a whole is not firing on all cylinders, but that is not really important. What, then, is important? We cannot expect a perfectly bullish stock market and rising tide that lifts all boats, as was the case in 2013 and 2017  Read More

ChartWatchers

Small Cap Stocks Are Turning Positive And Tech Is Leading – 3 Small Tech Companies For Your Consideration

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

The Russell 2000 Index bullishly broke back above its key simple moving averages over a week ago and, as you can see in the chart below, this Index has been able to remain above this key area of support  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Crash Coming?

by Carl Swenlin

Because of some recent articles I have seen, I decided to discuss the crashes in 1929 and 1987 on Monday's regular DecisionPoint show on StockCharts TV  Read More

ChartWatchers

Separating Winners From Wannabes After Two Weeks Of Earnings Season

by Tom Bowley

On each of the past two Mondays, I've hosted webinars that have highlighted stocks poised to trend higher with earnings results. It's a concept I discuss frequently and most of it has to do with relative strength. If Wall Street is accumulating, we need to take notice  Read More

ChartWatchers

A Steeper Yield Curve May Explain Recent Rotation into Financial Stocks

by John Murphy

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in John Murphy's Market Message on Friday, October 25th at 5:04pm ET. A lot of positive groups rotations have taken place in the stock market over the past two months  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

FINANCIALS AND BANKS ACHIEVE BULLISH BREAKOUTS TO LEAD MARKET HIGHER

by John Murphy

STEEPER YIELD CURVE SUPPORTS STRONG FINANCIAL STOCKSA lot of positive group rotations have taken place in the stock market over the past two months. We've seen new money moving into domestic small caps stocks, as well as economically-sensitive transports  Read More

ChartWatchers

Ploughing Through Some Consumer Discretionary Stocks

by Julius de Kempenaer

Selection of Consumer Discretionary stocks vs XLY In last week's Sector Spotlight episode, I discussed the positive rotation of the Consumer Discretionary sector on RRG  Read More