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December 2016

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Commodities ETF (GSG) Posts New Long-Term Trend Model BUY Signal

by Erin Swenlin

The iShares Commodity ETF (GSG) had a momentous BUY signal. Today, the 50-EMA crossed above the 200-EMA, reaching territory unseen since 2014. This crossover triggers a Long-Term Trend Model BUY signal that suggests GSG has entered a new bull market... Read More 

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On Alert for a Top

by Carl Swenlin

In the last few weeks the market has moved into a bullish pennant formation. In doing so it also violated the rising trend line on Thursday, but the trend line penetration has sideways, rather than sharply down, so I think the pennant carries more weight... Read More 

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Utilities ETF (XLU) New Long-Term AND Intermediate-Term Trend Model BUY Signals

by Erin Swenlin

I have a variety of StockCharts technical alerts set up. As a result, I receive emails whenever the entities in my alert ChartList receives new Trend Model signals and Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) crossover signals... Read More 

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Bears Inside the Bull

by Carl Swenlin

Last week I wrote about the ongoing bull market -- the secular bull market, beginning in 2009, and, displayed on the chart, the cyclical bull that began in February of this year. But in spite of a broad market rally, individual sectors are not uniformly bullish... Read More 

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Creating a Relative Rotation Graph Using DP Market/Sector Summary Posture Table

by Erin Swenlin

I was first introduced to Relative Rotation Graphs (RRGs) at the 2014 ChartCon. I was blown away by its simplicity and visual impact. Julius de Kempenaer, a fellow blogger here at StockCharts developed RRGs... Read More 

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Sector Rotation Study Using the DecisionPoint Market/Sector Summary

by Erin Swenlin

If you haven't gotten John Murphy's Book, Trading with Intermarket Analysis, I highly recommend you do. He talks at length about sector rotation and how it can help you determine where the market is and could likely be headed... Read More 

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SPY: Bull Market Seems Secure

by Carl Swenlin

In a post-Brexit article I wrote back in July I concluded that we were in a cyclical bull market that launched off the February lows. At the time there had been a decisive breakout above important resistance at about SPY 208.00... Read More 

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Revisit to Natural Gas (UNG) - New IT BUY Signal and Using Gaps to Set Stops

by Erin Swenlin

I recently received a tweet (follow me on Twitter @_DecisionPoint) thanking me for an updated chart of UNG on November 21st which helped him bag a 20% gain... Read More 

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SPY: Is the Trump Rally Pausing or Over?

by Carl Swenlin

The market has rallied about +6.5% from the November low, but less than half of that can be attributed to the election results. As of the close on Tuesday, November 8, it was widely believed that Clinton would be the winner... Read More