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March 2016

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The DecisionPoint Thrust/Trend Model - Part II

by Erin Swenlin

Welcome to Part II of Thrust/Trend Model (T/TM) education. In Part I, I discussed how the Intermediate-Term Trend Model (ITTM) and Long-Term Trend Model (LTTM) generate BUY/SELL and Neutral signals. The ITTM and LTTM make up the "Trend component" of the Thrust/Trend Model... Read More 

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Market: Overbought and Topping

by Carl Swenlin

On Thursday SPY broke below a short-term rising trend line. This might not have been too big a deal, but there is other evidence that something more negative is developing... Read More 

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The DecisionPoint Thrust/Trend Model - Part I

by Erin Swenlin

I'm going to give you jump on a ChartSchool article in the making on the DecisionPoint Thrust/Trend Model. Although Carl and I retired it from the DecisionPoint Market/Sector Summary, it is still available in the DecisionPoint Market Indicator ChartPack (free download!)... Read More 

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House of Cards and the 50-50-90 Rule

by Carl Swenlin

While watching the fourth season of House of Cards I have been reminded of the 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong... Read More 

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Bear Market PMO Scan Screens a Few "Dogs"

by Erin Swenlin

With the market overbought and ready for at least a pullback, I decided to run one of my bear market Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) scans to see if I could find a few "dogs" out there. The scan produced a handful for review but the two below stood out to me... Read More 

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Financial Sector Lagging - Review of Deutsche Bank (DB), Equal-Weight ETF (RYF) and SPDR (XLF)

by Erin Swenlin

A reader and viewer emailed me and asked me to take a look at Deutsche Bank (DB). While I normally don't do specific chart reviews as part of my blogs or webinars, today we received a new Intermediate-Term Trend Model (ITTM) BUY signal on the equal-weight Financial ETF (RYU)... Read More 

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SPY: Rising Wedge Delivers but Dissapoints

by Carl Swenlin

One of my favorite chart patterns is the wedge -- rising or falling -- because it can usually be depended upon to resolve opposite the direction the wedge is moving. Specifically, a rising wedge will usually resolve downward and vice versa... Read More 

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Dow Leads the Way with First Intermediate-Term PMO BUY Signal on DP Scoreboards

by Erin Swenlin

Short-term and Intermediate-Term Trend Model BUY signals began appearing on the DecisionPoint Scoreboards this week. I suggested in a previous ChartWatchers article that these signals would be the first indication that the bear market may be coming to a close... Read More 

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New! Intermediate-Term Trend Model BUY Signal on Dow

by Erin Swenlin

The DecisionPoint Scoreboards had a big change today, probably the first of a few more. The new Intermediate-Term Trend Model BUY signal for the Dow Industrials isn't necessarily a buying opportunity... Read More 

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GOLD: Correction Coming?

by Carl Swenlin

Last week I expressed my reluctance about writing an article about gold two weeks in a row; yet, here I am with article number three. I couldn't help it because I'm seeing a chart pattern that makes me think that gold will be experiencing a correction very soon... Read More 

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What Do You Mean... "Fierce Overhead Resistance"?

by Erin Swenlin

I suspect a few eyebrows were raised when they saw the title to my DecisionPoint Alert blog article today, "Fierce Overhead Resistance Looming". Resistance lines, support lines and trend lines are usually considered stronger based on how many times price "touches" them... Read More