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February 2015

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PMO + CandleGlance = Smart Money

by Erin Swenlin

The definition of "Smart Money": Money bet or invested by people with expert knowledge. I won't claim expert knowledge, but the pursuit of getting as close to that as possible is what we are doing here on StockCharts.com... Read More 

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DP Market Update: Price and Volume Disconnect - February 24, 2015

by Erin Swenlin

The market began trending higher after taking time to digest the this month's rally but it appears that there is downward pressure that has helped form a bearish ascending wedge... Read More 

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Oil Bottom Looking Shaky

by Carl Swenlin

Crude oil has been trying hard to make a bottom, but it may take a little more work to get it done. After hitting an important low in January, U.S. Oil Fund (USO) bounced and has been consolidating for nearly a month... Read More 

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Energy Sector Lights Up

by Erin Swenlin

Yesterday, we had a BUY signal light up on our DP Alert Daily Report for XLE, the cap-weighted Energy SPDR and today, a BUY signal was also generated on RYE, the equal-weighted Energy ETF... Read More 

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DP Market Update: All-Time Highs...Again - February 17, 2015

by Erin Swenlin

The market hit all-time highs today in less than impressive fashion, but they are all-time highs nonetheless. The ultra-short-term rising bottoms line is still intact and hasn't been tested since its inception, but it appears it will be forced to tomorrow... Read More 

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Initiation Impulse Confirms Triple Bottom Breakout

by Erin Swenlin

I've been skeptical but cautiously optimistic that the market was forming a triple-bottom within the trading range it has been bounded by since the beginning of January... Read More 

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DP Market Update: Small Breakout - February 10, 2015

by Erin Swenlin

Today saw a breakout from the bullish descending wedge pattern that had formed over the past two trading days. In the last 20 minutes of the trading day, price hit overhead resistance at the 2/6 high and was turned back... Read More 

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Finding Investments Using the Short-Term Trend Model and the PMO

by Erin Swenlin

Finding shorter-term investments especially in a volatile market is very challenging. DecisionPoint has many tools for narrowing in on opportunities. One of our little known tools is the Short-Term Trend Model (ST/TM)... Read More 

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HOT: SPY and Financials Equal-Weighted ETF (RYF) - COLD: Gold and the Dollar

by Erin Swenlin

When I took a look at the DP Alert Daily Report today, I noticed it had some important Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) crossover BUY/SELL signals that you should know about... Read More 

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DP Market Update: Trading Range Holding On - February 3, 2015

by Erin Swenlin

** Don't forget to sign up for the DecisionPoint LIVE! webinar! Tweet your suggestions for the reader's request chart review @_DecisionPoint ** The market rallied above the previous three days' tops. A weaker dollar and stronger oil prices fueled the rally... Read More 

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USO Breaks Out - Rydex Asset Analysis - Neutral Signals on Dow (DIA) and Technology Equal-Weight (RYT)

by Erin Swenlin

There were some exciting charts and interesting Trend Model signal changes today. We will look at the Oil breakout and determine if this is finally a buying opportunity for USO. Rydex Asset analysis suggests a possible price bottom for the market... Read More