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July 2014

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AAII Sentiment Shows Investors Cautious

by Carl Swenlin

For the second week in a row the AAII (American Association of Individual Investors) Investor Sentiment Poll shows that the percentage of bulls and bears are about equal, resulting in a Bull/Bear ratio of 1.0... Read More 

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Minor Selling Climax

by Carl Swenlin

We track a group of ultra-short-term indicators that identify buying or selling climaxes in that time frame. Climax readings typically tell us that price movement in the direction of the climax is probably exhausted, and that consolidation or price reversal is possible... Read More 

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Apparently, No Double Top for AAPL

by Carl Swenlin

Apple reported earnings yesterday after the close, missing the 1.33 estimate by five cents. This set up a fundamental reason for the market to punish the stock, and there is a technical situation also pointing toward a potential decline... Read More 

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Five Charts To Keep An Eye On

by Erin Swenlin

Periodically I like to run a scan that gathers stocks and ETFs that have a PMO that has been rising for three days and has the 50-EMA above the 200-EMA. Here's what I like about this scan... Read More 

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About the Rydex Ratios

by Carl Swenlin

Sentiment has traditionally been measured by taking polls of selected groups of investors, advisors, investing professionals, etc... Read More 

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Market Indexes Breaking Down

by Erin Swenlin

The Russell 2000 is not the only index struggling right now. If you look at the Nasdaq Composite, Dow Utilities, S&P 400 and S&P 600, you'll see similar breakdowns. The Russell 2000 has been traveling upward in a bearish ascending wedge... Read More 

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Q1 2014 Earnings: Market Merely Overvalued

by Carl Swenlin

Standard & Poors has just finalized the S&P 500 earnings for the first quarter of 2014, and although there is some talk of an equities bubble, the market is merely overvalued... Read More 

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DecisionPoint Gallery Review

by Erin Swenlin

Periodically I like to do a review of the charts in the DecisionPoint Gallery, available in the 'free' area of StockCharts.com. You'll find the link to the gallery on the home page. First is the $SPX daily chart... Read More