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March 2017

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Finding New Highs and Measuring Trend Strength with Stochastics

by Arthur Hill

The Stochastic Oscillator is best known as a momentum indicator, but a careful look at the formula reveals that it can also be used to measure trend strength... Read More 

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Apparel Retailers Printing Bullish Inverse Head & Shoulders Pattern

by Tom Bowley

Over the past year, the Dow Jones U.S. Apparel Retailers Index ($DJUSRA) has been one of only four industry groups in the consumer discretionary space that has posted a loss. And over the past three months the DJUSRA is the worst performing area of consumer discretionary... Read More 

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All-World Index Hits New Record

by John Murphy

Chart 1 shows the FTSE All-World Stock Index ($FAW) trading at a new record high. The FAW includes stocks from 47 developed and emerging markets. It just recently cleared its 2015 high which resumed its major uptrend... Read More 

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Reward to Risk Calculation a Must

by John Hopkins

As part of our service at EarningsBeats.com we send trade alerts to our members on stocks that beat earnings expectations... Read More 

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Kickin' It Up Globally

by Greg Schnell

In my Chartwatchers article for March 4th, I was focused on some Country Indexes like Germany's $DAX and India's $BSE. The commentary revolved around watching these markets for potential breakouts. You can follow this link to check it out... Read More 

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Ignoring Signals is the First Step to Taking Signals - How Well do you Know MACD?

by Arthur Hill

Two Indicators in One Indicators generate lots of signals and many of these signals are just noise. It is imperative that chartists understand how their indicators work and exactly what these indicators are saying... Read More 

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PMO Scan from 3-17-2017 DP Webinar - Spotlight on KapStone Paper (KS)

by Erin Swenlin

I am asked constantly about how to use the Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) and Trend Models in a scan. These two ingredients combine into a great tandem for the scan engine. I'll give you a reprint of the scan and analyze a chart I found in it today... Read More 

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Two-Year Treasury Yield Reaches Seven-Year High, Dollar Turns Up

by John Murphy

Chart 1 shows the 2-Year Treasury yield climbing above 1.30% on Thursday, for the first time in seven years. That shorter term yield is more sensitive to the potential for a rate hike than longer-range maturities... Read More 

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5 Foreign Markets Are At Must Watch Levels

by Greg Schnell

The USA has been a bit of an island in terms of the global markets. It continues to push above previous all-time-highs and usually leads global markets higher. This week is an interesting week as Germany, India, Canada, and Australia are all trying to break through to new highs... Read More 

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Treasury Yields Rising As Home Construction Breaks To 10 Year High

by Tom Bowley

The FOMC will be meeting to discuss a potential rate hike in less than two weeks. A hike would continue the hawkish tone that began when the FOMC increased interest rates in December 2015 for the first time in nine years... Read More 

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Actual Price Action versus Relative Price Action

by Arthur Hill

The price relative tells us how a stock is performing relative to a market benchmark, such as the S&P 500. Even though this relative performance indicator is good for measuring relative momentum, it does not always tell the entire story... Read More 

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Chart Spotlight: Exxon-Mobil (XOM) Reveals Possibilities

by Erin Swenlin

During the DecisionPoint Report webinars I've added a "chart spotlight". For those of you who were members of the original DecisionPoint website, you probably remember Carl's "Chart Spotlight" on Fridays... Read More 

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Patience in an Overbought Market

by John Hopkins

The rise in the major indexes since the election has been stunning. The S&P alone is up over 15% in just over 3 months. That would be a terrific year by any measure... Read More