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September 2005

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FEAR CREEPS IN

by Chip Anderson

Fear is creeping into the market as the S&P 500 Volatility Index ($VIX) forms a higher low. And you thought the VIX was dead! Well, actually, it is pretty dead as volatility slows to a crawl. The VIX has been spot-on when it comes to calling market risk (volatility)... Read More 

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NEW HIGHS AND NEW LOWS SIGNAL CAUTION

by Chip Anderson

Since the beginning of July, 52-week new highs have been contracting with each new NYSE Composite price high, demonstrating that fewer and fewer stocks are participating in the rally... Read More 

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SHORT POSITIONS IN LONG-END BOND

by Chip Anderson

With both Hurricane Katrina and Rita now in the history books, local, state and federal government to issue more debt will need to issue debt for reconstruction efforts and so forth... Read More 

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HELP FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS

by Chip Anderson

- If you are a victim of either of the gulf coast hurricanes and have been unable to access your StockCharts.com account since the storms hit, please let us know and we will credit your account for the time you have been away from the Internet... Read More 

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OIL MAY BE FORMING SHORT-TERM TOP ...

by Chip Anderson

Today's selloff in oil of more than two dollars may be completing a right shoulder in a short-term head and shoulders top in the key commodity... Read More 

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Hello Fellow ChartWatchers!

by Chip Anderson

Forces of nature have conspired to prevent the stock market from rising significantly since our last visit, however the markets have showed suprising strength considering the impact on the US economy that these storms are having... Read More 

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TRANSPORTS LAG INDUSTRIALS

by Chip Anderson

Dow Theory stipulates that the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports should confirm each other to validate weakness or strength. Most recently, both Averages recorded new reaction highs in late July (green arrows) and this provided a Dow Theory confirmation of strength... Read More 

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GOLD STOCKS APPROACHING RESISTANCE, POSSIBLE BREAKOUT

by Chip Anderson

The May low for the Philadelphia Gold and Silver Index (XAU) provided us with the second data point necessary to establish the bottom of a trading range that is about two years old... Read More 

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EFFECTS OF KATRINA

by Chip Anderson

With the passing of Hurricane Katrina, we want to hone our focus in upon the TLT:SPY ratio relationship... Read More 

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NEW BOOK FROM STOCKCHARTS' OWN GREG MORRIS!

by Chip Anderson

- Now is your chance to pre-order Greg Morris' new book, "The Complete Guide to Market Breath Indicators". This completely new book is a compilation of all the major (and most of the minor) market breadth indicators that are in use today... Read More 

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FRIDAY BLOOMBERG INTERVIEW ...

by Chip Anderson

Some of you may have watched my 7:10 am interview on Bloomberg TV Friday. I discussed the upside breakout in the healthcare sector that I wrote about earlier in the week... Read More 

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Hello Fellow ChartWatchers!

by Chip Anderson

At the end of August, a very promising thing happened on the Dow Jones Industrials chart. Did you see it? Last Thursday the index reversed around the 10,350 level. That confirmed the intermediate term uptrend (blue line) that goes back to the 10,000 low from last April... Read More