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February 2014

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An Introduction to SharpCharts for DecisionPoint.com Users

by Carl Swenlin

The StockCharts charting tools are very powerful but can be a little confusing at first, especially if you are used to the simpler charting tool on DecisionPoint.com. So I wanted to take time today and talk a little bit about the differences between those two tools... Read More 

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DecisionPoint Market Analysis Chart Gallery Now on StockCharts.com

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! Just in time for the ongoing February rally, I'm thrilled to announce the launch of the DecisionPoint Market Analysis Chart Gallery! As you probably know, we have recently acquired DecisionPoint... Read More 

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WEEKLY MACD LINES ARE STILL NEGATIVE

by John Murphy

The daily MACD for QQQ, SPY and DIA have turned positive. Weekly MACD lines, however, are still negative. That's not unusual since weekly lines are slower to turn. Weekly lines, however, measure the stock market's longer trend... Read More 

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Mixed Signals Abound

by Tom Bowley

Just two weeks ago, the stock market seemed on the verge of its first correction in a long time - all within the confines of a long-term bull market that began in March 2009. Then came the breakdown I was looking for to confirm it... Read More 

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What Is Compelling This Week?

by Greg Schnell

The Chartwatchers newsletter is an interesting one. On all the other blogs, we write whenever we see something interesting on a daily basis, but the ChartWatchers newsletter is unique... Read More 

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The S&P 500 is Flat this Year, but Three Sectors Rise Above

by Arthur Hill

Chartists can find sectors with consistent performance by analyzing PerfCharts across different timeframes. The three PerfCharts show different performance periods for the S&P 500 and the nine sector SPDRs... Read More 

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A Mini-ChartWatchers Newsletter (includes a free Murphy eBook)

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! I've got just a short, mini-version of our newsletter for you this week with some important information on a couple of topics: John Murphy's latest market outlook A new, free(!) online book from John Murphy ChartCon 2014 - our upcoming conference in Se... Read More 

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Merging DecisionPoint with StockCharts.com

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! And that includes a special "Hello!" to all DecisionPoint.com members that have just joined us. Yes, in case you haven't heard, StockCharts.com has acquired DecisionPoint... Read More 

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Utilities and Reits Show Relative Strength

by John Murphy

An early January message (January 11) talked about the need to do some rotating out of over-extended stock market groups that did especially well during 2013 into more defensive (and dividend-paying) groups that had been market laggards... Read More 

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Financials and Treasury Yields Offering Bears Some Motivation

by Tom Bowley

Signs of a sustainable bull market rally include strong relative performance from financial stocks, especially banks, and rising treasury yields that result from rotation away from treasuries... Read More 

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High-Low Percent Indicator Dips to a Reversal Zone

by Arthur Hill

High-Low Percent for the S&P 1500 dipped into negative territory in late January. This is potentially significant because prior dips did not extend past the -2% level and marked turning points in the S&P 1500... Read More