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December 2015

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S&P 500 Q3 Earnings Results: Market Overvalued

by Carl Swenlin

The preliminary S&P 500 Index third quarter earnings results are in, and once again we get to look at one of my favorite charts, which shows the S&P 500 in relation to its normal value range. (Note: The chart is a static graphic, not an active chart... Read More 

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Time to Own Apple?

by Carl Swenlin

With Apple (AAPL) down about -20% from this the all-time high, I am hearing with some frequency on the cable financial shows the question of whether it is time to buy or hold AAPL. As of Friday's close my answer is a resounding no... Read More 

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Nasdaq 100 Losing Potency

by Erin Swenlin

The Nasdaq 100 has been a superstar since the August low; price even managed to reach new all-time intraday highs. The saying goes the bigger they are, the harder they fall. Well, let's review the price chart and indicators specifically for the NDX... Read More 

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S&P 600 ETF (IJR) Moves to Official Bear Market

by Erin Swenlin

Despite today's rally, the S&P 600 ETF (IJR) logged a new Long-Term Trend Model SELL signal. This moves IJR officially into a bear market. The Long-Term Trend Model generates a SELL signal when the 50-EMA crosses below the 200-EMA... Read More 

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Differing Opinions About Oil

by Carl Swenlin

On Friday I saw two opposing headlines regarding oil on one financial website: (1) No worries, oil isn't going any lower, and (2) Oil may go to $20. Before we clutch our head in both hands and cry, "It's so confusing!", let's look at some charts... Read More 

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My Early Holiday Gift to You!

by Erin Swenlin

If you don't think you have time to read blogs, I issue you a challenge: Read the members-only DecisionPoint Alert blog each day for one week... Read More 

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Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) Analysis Reveals Market Weakness

by Erin Swenlin

On October 29th this year, I wrote a similar article to today's about the significance of lack of market participation in the rally out of lows. I decided it was a great time to revisit these charts based on the current decline and to trace what happened after October 29th... Read More 

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Gold Starting New Rally

by Carl Swenlin

On Friday $GOLD made a strong up move, seemingly ending a decline that has lasted almost two months. Price broke back above a line of resistance drawn from the July low, a line that will now serve as support... Read More 

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Double-Tops Abound - Will They Pan Out?

by Erin Swenlin

I purposely have not mentioned the possible double-top formation on the SPY in the DecisionPoint Alert and in my webinars on Wednesdays and Fridays... Read More