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October 2016

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McClellan Summation Indexes Show Dangerous Conditions

by Carl Swenlin

Last week Erin's article on the Russell 2000 gave me reason to browse the Straight Shots collection of indicator charts for the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index... Read More 

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IWM Breaks Below Important Support

by Erin Swenlin

In Perry Kaufman's book, Trading Systems and Methods, he discusses a relationship between small-caps and large-caps: "Investors shift from small-cap stocks to the S&P 500 and then to the Dow when they are looking for safety... Read More 

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Gold Recovering Short Term - New Oversold PMO BUY Signal Encouraging

by Erin Swenlin

Interestingly, Gold has put in a short-term bottom and has held onto it even through the Dollar's magnificent rally. This shows there is likely short-term internal strength and this current support could hold... Read More 

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Mutual Fund Cash Flow Not Encouraging

by Carl Swenlin

There is a negative divergence between prices and total assets in stock mutual funds. While prices have moved to all-time highs, the value of total assets in those mutual funds has actually fallen. How can this happen? Source: ICI... Read More 

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SPY: Toppy

by Carl Swenlin

When in early-September SPY took out its August low, I thought that the fall correction was finally getting underway. But no. Instead, a slightly lower level of support was established, and price continued sideways... Read More 

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New Intermediate-Term Trend Model Neutral Signal Triggers on SPX

by Erin Swenlin

The DecisionPoint Scoreboards have been flipping out. Whipsaw has wreaked havoc on the Short-Term Trend Models (STTMs) and Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO). However, today's signal change is from the Intermediate-Term Trend Model (ITTM)... Read More 

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New Long-TermTrend Model BUY Signal for Natural Gas (UNG)

by Erin Swenlin

I recently received a request from a webinar viewer to make a comparison between Natural Gas (UNG) and US Oil Fund (USO). As I pulled up the daily chart for UNG, I noted a very important signal... Read More 

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Downside Potential for Gold

by Carl Swenlin

Gold had a bad week, decisively breaking down through a rising trend line drawn from the December low... Read More 

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Technical Alerts Go Hand in Hand with DP Scoreboards

by Erin Swenlin

In Tuesday's blog, "YOU to Can Create DP Scoreboards - Visually Stunning", I explained to you how to find the signals on the charts to create your own DP Scoreboards like the ones located in the DP Chart Galleries... Read More 

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YOU Too Can Create Your Own DecisionPoint Scoreboards - Visually Stunning

by Erin Swenlin

Since the DecisionPoint Scoreboards launched over a year ago, they have been wildly popular. The most current Scoreboards are below. Each of the four Scoreboards headline each index's Chart Gallery... Read More 

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SPY PMO: Not a Clean Bottom

by Carl Swenlin

A PMO bottom is one of the first signs we get that a new up trend may be at hand, and action in the very short-term may be considered. It would be convenient if every PMO bottom was a sure thing, but, of course, that is not the case... Read More