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July 2016

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Monthly PMO SELL Signals Vulnerable?

by Erin Swenlin

The DecisionPoint Scoreboards stopped changing on July 8th as the final BUY signal was added to the Nasdaq 100's Scoreboard... Read More 

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Wilshire 5000 Composite Index Nears Old High, Transports Play Catchup

by John Murphy

The Dow Industrials and S&P 500 continue to hit record highs. I've been showing upside breakouts in other parts of the market that include small caps and the NYSE Composite Index. Here's another one... Read More 

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Earnings Season Shifts into High Gear

by John Hopkins

The "official" start to earnings season began when Alcoa reported its numbers after the bell last Monday. The market liked what it saw and heard with AA up close to 10% by the time the week ended. We also saw some major banks report their numbers with mixed results... Read More 

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Are You A Chart Watcher?

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! Are you a watcher of charts? By that I mean how much do you trust what you see on price charts? Do you trust the charts more than the commentary/opinion of others? Do you trust stories in the financial press more than what you see on the charts? The re... Read More 

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Commodity Countries Reach For 52 Week Highs

by Greg Schnell

With the big push in the markets recently, global markets continue to break out to 52-week highs. Brazil hosts the world in three weeks with the Olympics... Read More 

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Long-Term Cycle Chart Suggests Higher Prices

by Erin Swenlin

Let me first profess that I am not an avid follower of cycle charts. They generally take too much tinkering for my taste as they never quite fit over the long haul. However, as I was flipping through some of my longer-term charts, I ran into a chart I created last year... Read More 

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Treasury Yield Falls to Four-Year Low, Lower Mortgage Rates are Boosting Homebuilders

by John Murphy

The plunge in global bond yields continues. Yesterday's statement from the Bank of England of its intention to lower rates sometime this summer pushed the British 2-year yield into negative territory for the first time, and its 10-Year to another record low further below 1%... Read More 

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Bizarre to the Max

by John Hopkins

Exactly how bizarre has the market action been over the last six trading days? Let me count the ways. First, the British voted to leave the European Union which put the market in a tailspin with the S&P losing almost 6% in just two days... Read More 

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Looking For Better Markets In Rough Waters? - A Beacon Shines Offshore

by Greg Schnell

After a rough week where many traders sold on the news of Brexit, a four-day climb has taken us back to the highs before Brexit. This increases the weekly range and volatility, but interestingly enough, the market shocks all seem to come from offshore these days... Read More 

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Rotation Is Painting A Very Bearish Picture

by Tom Bowley

Here we go again. It seems as though every time the S&P 500 challenges the 2100 level and its all-time high close (2131), another aggressive area of the market falls apart and the rally is not sustainable... Read More 

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A Clear Trend and Pattern Emerge on Monthly S&P 500 Chart

by Arthur Hill

Chartists will look back at the long-term charts and try to figure out where exactly this big Brexit panic actually occurred... Read More 

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Market Looking Toppy - Short-Term Indicators Confirm

by Erin Swenlin

There is no denying it, the market experienced an amazing rally this past week after the waterfall correction initiated by Brexit. Now prices are where they were before the landmark vote... Read More