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September 2016

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Treasury Yields Continue to Climb, Investment Service Stocks Show New Leadership

by John Murphy

I've been writing about the upturn in global bond yields, which has boosted Treasury bond yields. Chart 1 shows the 10-Year Treasury Yield trading above 1.70% in today's trading. Foreign yields are bouncing as well... Read More 

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Sitting on the Edge

by John Hopkins

September has a reputation of being a difficult month for traders. So far it is living up to its reputation. The S&P started out the month pretty much like it had the prior many weeks; going nowhere... Read More 

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How ChartCon 2016 Will Help You Make Better Investing Decisions

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! Markets are pulling back from their highs on increasing volume. You can see the weekly and daily charts with my annotations by clicking here. But even in this declining market environment, there are always possibilities... Read More 

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Combining Seasonality And Strong Technical Patterns

by Tom Bowley

This is the final ChartWatchers newsletter before all of us here at StockCharts.com descend upon Northern California to produce what I believe will be one of the most educational online financial conferences of our time... Read More 

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Grocers Sit On A Knife Edge On The Weekly Time Frame

by Greg Schnell

The Grocery chains are usually a free cash flow machine and are in the Consumer Staples Group. Walmart is an exception sitting in the Consumer Cyclicals group. Walmart started as a Broadline Retailer and added groceries... Read More 

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Tech Sector Breaks Away from the Pack

by Arthur Hill

There is the tech sector, and then there is the rest of the stock market. It is not that bad, but the tech sector is clearly head and shoulders above the other sectors. This is true with the Technology SPDR (XLK) and the EW Technology ETF (RYT)... Read More 

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Thrust/Trend Model Chart Warns of More Decline

by Erin Swenlin

A comment on a recent DecisionPoint Alert blog article prompted me to review the Thrust/Trend Model indicator chart. During Friday's webinar I brushed over it as time was quickly disappearing. I promised to go over it in more detail in my ChartWatchers article... Read More 

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Finding Trading Opportunities in a Flat Market

by John Hopkins

The market has been in consolidation mode for over six weeks now. The S&P closed at 2173 on July 20. It closed at 2179 on Friday... Read More 

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S&P 600 Hits New Record, Hong Kong IShares Reach Two-Year High

by John Murphy

While most of the media focus is on sideways action in large cap stocks, smaller stocks have been rising. The weekly bars in Chart 1 show the S&P 600 Small Cap Index ($SML) ending the week at a new record high... Read More 

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ChartCon 2016 Preview

by Chip Anderson

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! The markets continue to move sideways causing trend and momentum indicators to gradually lose their usefulness... Read More 

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It's Still A Very Bullish Market Setup

by Greg Schnell

I am not sure if everyone is watching how stellar the performance of the two particularly strong sectors in September has been. A look at the one-month performance shows a clear lean on Financials and Energy... Read More 

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Intel Leads Semis with a 52-week High

by Arthur Hill

Semiconductors are leading the charge in tech stocks as the Semiconductor SPDR (XSD) extends its gains and notches another 52-week high this week. Note that the ETF is up around 15% the last three months and it is one of the top performing industry group ETFs... Read More 

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What Can We Expect From September (Besides ChartCon)

by Tom Bowley

First, I'd like to invite everyone to join us via the internet for ChartCon 2016. It's only three weeks away and everyone here is growing very excited for this one-of-a-kind event. There will be tons of technically-oriented presentations from leading technical experts... Read More 

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Rydex Cashflow and NAAIM Chart Suggest Market Liquidity

by Erin Swenlin

Liquidity can be equated to the availability of money. In terms of the market, when there is money on the sidelines, it is available for investing and could boost the market when/if it is invested... Read More