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August 2009

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TECHNICAL ANALYSIS 101 - PART 11

by Chip Anderson

This is the next 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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ON HIATUS THIS WEEK

by John Murphy

John will return for our next issue..... Read More 

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"IF THEY A YELL'IN; THEN YOU SHOULD BE SELL'IN"

by Richard Rhodes

The July-August stock market rally has caught many surprised given its strength and duration; however, we are of the opinion that this "freight train" is running of out of fuel, and shall falter from roughly current levels in what may be quite a "quick and nasty" setback at a min... Read More 

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LONG-TERM BUY SIGNAL

by Carl Swenlin

On Tuesday of this week our long-term model for the S&P 500 switched from a sell to a buy signal. While it is a simple model -- the signals are generated by the 50-EMA crossing over the 200-EMA -- it can also be very effective, capturing a gain of 28... Read More 

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CAUTION IS ADVISED NEAR-TERM

by Tom Bowley

Two weeks ago, I pointed out what appeared to be the early stages of a new trend of outperformance by the financials and suggested they might be primed for a move higher to rescue the stumbling stock market... Read More 

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Keeping an Eye on Bullish Percent

by Arthur Hill

The Bullish Percent Indices measure the percentage of stocks on a Point&Figure buy signal for a given index. In general, an index has a bullish bias when its Bullish Percent is above 50% and a bearish bias when below 50%. Stockcharts... Read More 

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TRENDING UP, DOWN OR SIDEWAYS?

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers, Here's an article that first appeared in 2006 about using the ADX indicator. With lots of stocks starting to trend upwards now, I thought it was a good time to revisit this topic... Read More 

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ITB VERSUS XHB

by John Murphy

On Monday, I wrote a bullish message on the homebuilding group and suggested using the SPDR S&P Homebuilding ETF (XHB) as one way to participate in the housing recovery... Read More 

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COMMODITY SECTOR PICKING UP

by Richard Rhodes

On Thursday and Friday of last week, we saw the US dollar resume its downtrend, and the commodity sector begin to pick up participation as a result... Read More 

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FINANCIALS TO THE RESCUE?

by Tom Bowley

During the initial phase of the market recovery, from the March lows to the early May highs, financials were a primary driver of the move... Read More 

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HOPING FOR A PULLBACK

by Carl Swenlin

Since the price lows of early-July, the market has moved relentlessly higher, penetrating the important resistance posed by the 200-EMA. When this rally began, a narrow window of fairly low-risk opportunity was presented... Read More