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ChartWatchers

Stock Indexes Stabilize

by John Murphy

After a weak start this morning, major stock indexes are stabilizing near some short-term support levels. Chart 1 shows the Dow Industrials finding support at its 50-day moving average and its mid-April intraday low at 22900. Chart 2 shows the S&P 500 holding support at 2797  Read More

ChartWatchers

STUNNING Results in Any Market

by John Hopkins

When you stop to think about the overall environment we've all been working in these past few months, it's amazing to think there are some stocks that are at their all-time highs. Of course, whenever there is a crisis, there are stocks that benefit  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Historic Market Divergence - What Should You Trade? (+ Video)

by Mish Schneider

Stanley Druckenmiller recently came out and said that the market has never been this disconnected from reality - and that the risk/reward has never been this bad  Read More

The MEM Edge

Is The Bullish Bias Back in the Markets?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews the broader markets while highlighting specific areas that are poised to trade higher  Read More

ChartWatchers

How To Catch Mid-Day Market Reversals

by Erin Swenlin

I received an email after trading on Wednesday 5/14 that included a great question about catching mid-day reversals: "I struggle the most in days like today (5/14) where the market goes one way and then it changes direction  Read More

ChartWatchers

Timing the S&P 500 Using the Bullish Percent Index

by Arthur Hill

StockCharts calculates and publishes the Bullish Percent Indexes for several major indexes and sectors. Just search for the term $BP to find them because all the symbols begin with these three characters  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Breakout in Gold and Silver

by Greg Schnell

After jogging sideways for weeks, Gold (GLD) finally appears ready to start running. With the Thursday and Friday candles, it is pushing to higher highs again! One of the things we like to see is when the gold miners (GDX) outperform the gold stocks  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Gold's Choppiness Index

by Tom McClellan

The 14-day Choppiness Index for gold prices is up to a really high level. The message of such a reading is that a new trending move should commence, but it does not tell us in which direction. The Choppiness Index was created by Australian commodities trader E.W  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: Tasty Trades for This Lockdown!

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of WealthWise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin harvest top stocks in the defensive Staples sector. They also share their recipes for how to uncover winning stocks in other areas of the market and, most importantly, how to tell when it's time to exit your stock  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK INDEXES STABILIZE

by John Murphy

STOCK INDEXES STABILIZE NEAR SUPPORT After a weak start this morning, major stock indexes are stabilizing near some short-term support levels. Chart 1 shows the Dow Industrials finding support at its 50-day moving average and its mid-April intraday low at 22900  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

This Health Care Stock Only Needs to Break Resistance

by Julius de Kempenaer

Inside the Health Care sector, IDXX is one of the stocks that stands out in a positive way. Since mid-2019, IDXX has been bouncing against resistance around $290, but never managed to get to a clear break  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: Selling Exhaustion or Initiation?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, after looking at the latest DP signal scoreboards, Carl and Erin discuss the recent deep dive in prices on the 10-minute bar chart and the implications shorter-term  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Learn Harmonic Swings and the AB=CD Trading Patterns

by Leslie Jouflas

Markets often seem chaotic and random. However, with some time and patience, students of technical analysis can study swings and see the order within the chaos, as well as trading opportunities  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Checking in with the Economic Modern Family

by Mish Schneider

Last night, I wrote about the compression in the weekly gold chart. Today, gold closed green, but did not take out 162 (GLD) or the top of last week's trading range high. This is super exciting to watch unfold  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

S&P Struggling Below Its 200-Day MA; Watch Those Financials!

by Martin Pring

Last week, I pointed out that the S&P Composite, despite the strong rally off the March low, had failed to touch an overbought condition  Read More

Analyzing India

Special Note: These 3 Charts Show Why You Should Choose NIFTY Next 50 over Small-Caps

by Milan Vaishnav

The global equity markets have seen the mother of all volatile times during the first five-and-a-half months of the year 2020. From the peak of early 2020, the key equity markets saw a sharp decline of over 35% in most cases  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Indicators Don't Indicate, They Illustrate

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave gives a quick Bear Market Update, then moves on to indicators  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle May 12, 2020

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 4/9/20 at 28.96. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes: Flat Yesterday we said, "The SPY retraced 61.8% of the previous major decline from the March 23 low, which stands at 292.41  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

NASDAQ 100 Just Tested Big Short-Term Resistance

by Tom Bowley

Impulsive selling gripped the market yesterday afternoon for the first time in quite awhile and it came on the heels of a few warnings signs that I passed on to EarningsBeats.com members earlier this week  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS START THE DAY UNDER PRESSURE

by John Murphy

DOW AND S&P 500 WEAKEN Stock prices are continuing the pullback that began yesterday afternoon. And some short-term support levels may soon be tested  Read More

RRG Charts

Have You Seen That Small-Cap Growth Stocks are Picking Up Momentum?

by Julius de Kempenaer

Growth-Value is a pre-defined group on the RRG page, showing the relative rotation for the Dow Jones Growth Index vs. Dow Jones Value Index, using the Dow Jones US index as the benchmark  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

What is Compression? Four Inside Weeks in GLD

by Mish Schneider

Compression is defined as the decrease in volume of any object or substance resulting from applied stress. Compression may be undergone by solids, liquids, and gases and by living systems. And, apparently, by gold. What is the applied stress in gold? First off, too many bears  Read More

The Mindful Investor

Breadth Improves as Bear Market Rally Exhausts

by David Keller

Most of my guests in recent weeks on The Final Bar have embraced the "we're due for a pullback" thesis  Read More

DecisionPoint

One for the Bears and One for the Bulls

by Carl Swenlin

FOR THE BEARS . . . This chart tracks the price of the individual S&P 500 component stocks relative to their 20EMA, 50EMA, and 200EMA. As price approaches the level of a prior top, I look for the indicators to make a lower top, which is a negative divergence  Read More

The Traders Journal

My Daily Five: Changing Tides In The S&P Groups, VTI At Key Price Levels, Breadth Improving and Offense Leading

by Grayson Roze

What a way to start the week! Yesterday afternoon, I had the pleasure of hosting "Your Daily Five", our latest series on StockCharts TV where we bring you a concise, action-packed daily rundown of the five most important charts that you need to be watching  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Tops and Flops in Technology

by Julius de Kempenaer

On this episode of Sector Spotlight, I highlight the Technology sector and picks some Tops and Flops that are worth keeping an eye on using RRG. In the second part of the show, I answers a question from the Mailbag and suggest a new pair trade idea  Read More

RRG Charts

How Daily and Weekly RRGs Are Aligned

by Julius de Kempenaer

This article appeared in the Chartwatchers newsletter last weekend (5/9) but as it touches on one of the core interpretation basics for Relative Rotation Graphs I wanted to have it in the RRG-blog as well  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Seeing A Short Squeeze Unfold Presents Huge Opportunities; Add This One To Your Watch List

by Tom Bowley

One thing that this pandemic has caused - and few would disagree - is an inordinate amount of fear. An easy way to depict this is simply to look at the Volatility Index ($VIX) and the equity only put call ratio ($CPCE). When these two spike, it's a definitive sign of fear  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Are Your Banks Holding You Up?

by Greg Schnell

US banks took a bit of a hit Monday, as we saw some meaningful selling on high volume. The charts for some of the North American bank industry are holding up, but other banks around the world are barely holding above the lows  Read More

The MEM Edge

A Bullish Long-Term Shift Just Took Place in This Important Area of the Markets

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

A major group in the markets turned long-term bullish today, and I've been on the lookout for it for quite some time  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Biotechnology Sector Rocks to All-Time Highs

by Mish Schneider

A week ago, I wrote a blog article titled "The Beauty of the Biotechnology ETF Channel." I began by writing, "If there is one area to watch should the market have another run up, it is Biotechnology (IBB). "The channel lines that are perfectly parallel, going back to 2015  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

At the Edge of Chaos: Something is About to Happen in the Markets, the Economy and People's Lives

by Joe Duarte

As many take time off to do the best they can under the strange new circumstances for Mother's Day celebrations, investors should prepare for what could be a significant and surprising set of events in the not-too-distant future as several distinct variables, political, behaviora  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

NASDAQ TURNS POSITIVE FOR YEAR

by John Murphy

STOCKS RALLY ON BAD ECONOMIC NEWS Last weekend's message suggested that the spring rally in stocks may have peaked. Judging from this week's strong price action, that doesn't appear to be the case  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Limit Your Trading Universe To This Group Of Stocks

by Tom Bowley

I've run into multiple friends of late, socially-distanced of course, who keep asking me, "Aren't the airlines a great value now?" Ugh  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Marks Important Technical Event; RRG Chart Shows Key Sectors Continuing to Lag

by Milan Vaishnav

The markets fared much along the expected lines over the past five sessions. In the previous weekly note, we had mentioned that if the NIFTY failed to move past the previous week's high, it might end up forming a lower top for itself  Read More

Art's Charts

Strong April Seasonality Gives Way to May and June

by Arthur Hill

When it comes to analysis and trading signals, seasonality is behind price action in the pecking order of importance. In general, seasonal patterns carry most weight when they jibe with the underlying trend  Read More

ChartWatchers

My Model Portfolio Hit an All-Time High Friday - Here are its 10 Component Stocks

by Tom Bowley

The S&P 500 closed at an all-time high on February 19, 2020 when it reached 3386.15. At its Friday close of 2929.80, the benchmark index remained 456.35 points, or 13.48%, shy of that high. February 19th was also the date that I announced our latest portfolio stocks  Read More

ChartWatchers

Three Traits that Will Tell You Your Stock is Poised To Trade Much Higher

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

It's been quite a week for the markets, as a gradual reopening from a global lockdown has investors hopeful that economic damage from the pandemic might be stemmed  Read More

ChartWatchers

Breadth Improves as Uptrend Persists

by David Keller

Most of my guests in recent weeks on The Final Bar have embraced the "we're due for a pullback" thesis  Read More

The MEM Edge

How to Take Advantage of Global Paradigm Shifts

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews outperforming growth areas of the market. She also shares ways to easily spot money flows into newer areas and the characteristics that point to further upside  Read More