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February 2007

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SEMICONDUCTORS FINALLY PROVIDING A LIFT

by Chip Anderson

We have been very bullish the equity market for months and we continue to be. But one wild card has been the semiconductors. In order to truly sustain a nice market rally, we felt the semiconductors would need to participate. Well, we've been waiting...and waiting...and waiting... Read More 

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STRONG BUYING PRESSURE IN IWM

by Chip Anderson

The Russell 2000 iShares (IWM) broke consolidation resistance this month and two key volume-based indicators point to strong buying pressure. The first chart shows the Russell 2000 iShares (IWM) and volume... Read More 

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A NEW OPINION ON RYDEX CASH FLOW

by Chip Anderson

In my 2/16/2007 article, Cash Flow Shows Wall of Worry, I asserted that the dearth of bullish Rydex cash flow was a sign that the rally would probably continue because the bulls were still not committing in a big way... Read More 

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HAVE THE SEMICONDUCTORS BECOME "DEAD MONEY"?

by Chip Anderson

The technology rally from July-to-present has occurred without the participation of the Semiconductor Index ($SOX)... Read More 

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ONE OF THE NICEST KUDOS WE'VE SEEN!

by Chip Anderson

Someone, we honestly don't know who exactly, sent us the following feedback earlier this week. It completely blew us away: "I'm astonished at how customer friendly your service, website, and daily charts are. Thank you, thank you, thank you... Read More 

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COMMODITY PRICES ARE RISING AGAIN

by Chip Anderson

Just when it seemed like inflation was on the wane, another rally in commodity markets suggests just the opposite. [This week's unexpected jump in the core CPI also caught the market's attention]... Read More 

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PERCENTAGE ABOVE/BELOW THE EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGE

by Chip Anderson

Mary W. writes "I'd like to see how much above or below the 200-day moving average a stock currently is... Read More 

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TRANSPORTS LOOKING SOLID

by Chip Anderson

Money generally rotates from one sector to another. Identifying the rotation early in the cycle can make a big difference in trading successfully... Read More 

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GETTING CHOOSY

by Chip Anderson

The S&P Small-Cap iShares (IJR) hit a new all time high this week and led the market higher over the last six days... Read More 

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BOND TIMING

by Chip Anderson

Timer Digest has ranked Decision Point #1 Bond Timer for the 52-week period ending 1/26/2007. We were also ranked #3 Bond Timer for the year 2006, and #5 Bond Timer for the last five years... Read More 

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SPY OUTPERFORMING XLY

by Chip Anderson

From our vantage point; the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) is poised to outperform the Consumer Discrectionary SPDR (XLY) in all-time frames (short-intermediate-long), with a new highs expected to be reached in the late-2007 to 2008 time frame... Read More 

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SERVER ROOM, DATA FEED, CHARTSCHOOL

by Chip Anderson

SERVER ROOM PROGRESS REPORT - We've had a bit of a set back on the construction front for our new server facilities. The building management team veto'd some of our construction plans at the last second (Chip was livid) and we are redesigning some things as a result... Read More 

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REVUE OF A SUCCESSFUL MOVING AVERAGE TECHNIQUE

by Chip Anderson

Last July, I reviewed a moving average technique that used weekly exponential moving averages. [I first described this system in October 2005]. I'm revisiting it today because it continues to do remarkably well. And I'd like to suggest expanding its usefulness... Read More