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March 2010

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SIX THINGS ABOUT STOCKCHARTS.COM THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! The markets continue to rise impressively with the Dow closing higher for 13 of the last 16 days. Arthur, John and the rest of the ChartWatchers team discuss that in more detail in just a bit... Read More 

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DOW THEORY UPTREND IS CONFIRMED

by John Murphy

Dow Theory holds that the Dow Transports and Industrials must both hit new highs to confirm an ongoing bull market. The ability of the Dow Industrials to exceed their January high has done just that. That doesn't tell us how far the bull market will run, or for how long... Read More 

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IS THE S&P ON SOUND-FOOTING, OR NOT?

by Richard Rhodes

The recent S&P rally to new reactionary highs has shown to be on rather slim-footing given that volume patterns are rather tepid... Read More 

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THE POWER OF THE REVERSING CANDLE

by Tom Bowley

Candlesticks and candlestick patterns are the foundation to trading in my view. I use them on every charting timeframe, whether it's a one minute, hourly, daily, weekly or monthly chart... Read More 

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A TIP ON TIPS

by Carl Swenlin

TIPS are bonds that provide inflation protection. While Erin covered this subject in yesterday's blog, I wanted to cover it with a little more depth and from a somewhat different perspective... Read More 

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North American Currencies show strength in 2010

by Arthur Hill

The Perfchart below shows the performance trends for 10 currency ETFs in 2010. The North American and commodity currencies are strong, while the European currencies are weak... Read More 

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DETAILED INDUSTRIES AND SECTORS NOW ON STOCKCHARTS

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! We've been working hard the past couple of weeks to get better Sector and Industry classifications for the stocks in our database and today that work is finally starting to surface on the web site... Read More 

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ON HIATUS THIS WEEK

by Richard Rhodes

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

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SECTOR ROTATION CONTINUES

by Tom Bowley

Happy Anniversary! It was one year ago, on March 6, 2009, that the S&P 500 made that unforgettable 666 low, completing an amazing drop from above 1300 in August 2008. That represented nearly a 50% decline in the market capitalization of 500 of the largest U.S... Read More 

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WHY I'VE AVOIDED INVERSE ETFS

by John Murphy

A number of readers have asked why I haven't said much about inverse (or bear) ETFs. The main reason is that I wasn't convinced that the recent market dip was serious enough to warrant bearish positions. So far, that view has been justified... Read More 

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THRUST/TREND BUY SIGNAL FOR S&P 500

by Carl Swenlin

Looking at the S&P 500, a new Thrust/Trend buy signal was generated on Monday, changing from a neutral stance. Specifically, the signal was generated by the PMO (Price Momentum Oscillator) and PBI (Percent Buy Index) crossing up through their EMAs... Read More 

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Net New Highs Expand to January Levels

by Arthur Hill

Net New Highs survived their third corrective period and surged over the last few weeks. The chart below shows Nasdaq Net New Highs surging back above +200 this week. Prior surges in October and early January hit the +200 area... Read More