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July 2016

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More Bull Market Evidence

by Carl Swenlin

I tend to give monthly PMO direction changes heavier weight in my analysis because they often foreshadow long-term changes in the price trend... Read More 

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Topping or Pausing?

by Erin Swenlin

One look at the DecisionPoint Scoreboards and a review of the DP Market/Sector Summary and you'll see the plethora of BUY signals and green paint. Yet the market is traveling sideways and has been for 12 days. Should we expect an upside break or downside break? Read on... Read More 

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Nasdaq 100 Catching Up to All-Time Highs - What Could This Mean for Market?

by Erin Swenlin

The Nasdaq 100 has been running toward its all-time highs while the S&P 500 already surpassed its all-time high a few weeks ago. The SPX has been consolidating sideways and rounding ever since the breakout; whereas, the NDX continued to stretch upward... Read More 

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Bull Market: How Old Is It?

by Carl Swenlin

The stock market (SPY) has: (1) advanced over +20% from its February low, (2) after breakout, advanced +4% above the top its one-year continuation pattern (consolidation), and (3) generated a DecisionPoint IT Trend Model BUY signal on March 7, 2016... Read More 

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Halfway to Bond Timer of the Year

by Erin Swenlin

DecisionPoint timing models are tracked by Timer Digest, a professional journal for technical analysis timing... Read More 

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S&P 500 2016 Q1 Earnings Results: "Irrational Exuberance" Again?

by Carl Swenlin

The S&P 500 Index 2016 first quarter earnings results are in, and it is time once again to take our quarterly look at our earnings chart, 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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Wait! Was That a Bear Market?

by Carl Swenlin

Since the monthly PMO topped in December 2014, then crossed down through its signal line in early 2015, I have been looking for a bear market to begin... Read More 

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Pay Attention to Price Momentum Oscillator Ranges!

by Erin Swenlin

The Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) is mostly bounded oscillator. The PMO can be calculated for any stock, index, ETF, etc. Interestingly, each of them have their own "normal" ranges... Read More 

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Market Condition After You-Know-What

by Carl Swenlin

On the Friday ahead of the Brexit vote I made an assessment of the market condition and speculated as to what affect it might have on market action the next week. My conclusion was that the technicals were negative and would tend to weigh on the market regardless of direction... Read More