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April 2009

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CHANGE IS IN THE AIR AT STOCKCHARTS

by Chip Anderson

Wow. This past week has been a very hectic one here at StockCharts.com. Four - count 'em - four H-U-G-E changes have happened in addition to our 10-year Anniversary Sale is drawing to a close... Read More 

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DIFFERENT STRATEGIES FOR DIFFERENT MARKETS

by Tom Bowley

In my last article, I noted that I was "undeniably bullish". I can tell you that nothing occurred these last two weeks to change my mind. More and more corroborating technicals have lined up to suggest this current rally has legs... Read More 

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LUCKY #7

by Richard Rhodes

The various US market averages have seen six straight weeks of rally, and one must wonder is "lucky #7" is in the offing... Read More 

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PULLBACK IS LIKELY, BUT NOT GUARANTEED

by Carl Swenlin

The bear market rally has continued to move prices higher, and the strength is greatest in the smaller-cap stocks. For example, the S&P 500 has rallied 30% from the March lows, but the Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF (RSP) has advanced 45%... Read More 

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MCCLELLAN OSCILLATOR IS STILL POSITIVE

by John Murphy

The McClellan Oscillator is a short- to intermediate-term momentum breadth indicator... Read More 

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DIA MAINTAINS UPTREND

by Arthur Hill

The Dow Industrials ETF (DIA) shows a classic case of becoming overbought and remaining overbought. I featured DIA in ChartWatchers two weeks ago as it hit potential resistance around 80. The song remains the same as DIA finished at 81.31 on Friday. Let's review resistance... Read More 

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DAILY EMA COMBO TURNS POSITIVE

by John Murphy

I've received a number of requests to review the current position of the 13-34 exponential moving averages (EMAs). As you probably know, I place a lot of importance on that combination because of its strong track record over the years... Read More 

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LOOKING AT HOMEBUILDERS

by Richard Rhodes

As the market continues it counter-trend bullish rally, we find is more than interesting that the Homebuilders haven't yet taken a leadership role... Read More 

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UNDERLYING BULLISH SIGNALS STRENGTHENING

by Tom Bowley

I am undeniably bullish right now. My only question at this point is whether this is a very significant bear market rally or the early legs of a new bull market. Believe it or not, I think it's the latter... Read More 

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TEN YEARS YOUNG!

by Chip Anderson

OUR TEN-YEAR CELEBRATION IS NOW ON! Chip started StockCharts... Read More 

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DIA SURGES OFF 50-DAY

by Arthur Hill

The Dow Industrials ETF (DIA) surged off its 50-day moving average with a big advance on Wednesday and a gap on Thursday. While the four-week surge is most impressive, the ETF is running into a resistance zone and becoming overbought... Read More 

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TECHNICAL ANALYSIS 101 - PART 5

by Chip Anderson

This is the fifth part of a series of articles about Technical Analysis from a new course we're developing. If you are new to charting, these articles will give you the "big picture" behind the charts on our site... Read More 

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RALLY CONTINUES

by Carl Swenlin

Last Friday I said we should be looking for a short-correction because the CVI (Climactic Volume Oscillator) was very overbought, and prices were approaching overhead resistance... Read More