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January 2017

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Gold Rally Stumbles

by Carl Swenlin

After correcting nearly -20% from the July 2016 top, gold rallied off the December low, hitting a rally high on Monday. Then it spent the rest of the week correcting, dropping below horizontal support set last year... Read More 

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Natural Gas (UNG) Analysis Request - Heating Up?

by Erin Swenlin

I've begun taking symbol requests prior to my Wednesday and Friday webinars. Viewers are treated to a DecisionPoint viewpoint on their favorite symbols... Read More 

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Rainy Weather is Sunny for California Water Services Group (CWT)

by Erin Swenlin

As I can attest to, California has been hit with a deluge of rain. We have needed it for a very long time to alleviate almost non-stop drought conditions... Read More 

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Dow Stocks in Bear Markets

by Carl Swenlin

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is clearly in a bull market, having made a strong move in November and December to new, all-time highs and coming within less than a half point of reaching 20,000; however, as I perused the charts of the 30 Dow components I found three stocks that... Read More 

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Webinar Review of Consumer Staples SPDR (XLP)

by Erin Swenlin

Yesterday during my webinar, I added a "chart spotlight" at the end of the program... Read More 

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Market Action Changes Our Focus

by Carl Swenlin

At the close of the prior week, a breakout from a flag formation had us questioning if the market was too overbought for the breakout to lead to higher prices. My conclusion was that there was plenty of room to the upside before our indicators got uncomfortably overbought... Read More 

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Rydex Cashflow Ratio Sentiment: Putting Money Where the Mouth Is

by Erin Swenlin

Carl Swenlin wrote back in a July 2014 an in-depth article about the Rydex Cashflow and Asset Ratios... Read More 

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Does New Rally Have Good Technicals?

by Carl Swenlin

Two weeks ago I was looking for a price top. Strictly speaking, we got one, but the decline was short-lived (three days), and the low was the last low in a four-week flag formation. The new rally off that low was strong enough to fuel a breakout to new, all-time highs on Friday... Read More 

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Nasdaq 100 PMO Decouples from Major Indexes

by Erin Swenlin

Today, the Nasdaq 100 rallied while the other indexes experienced declines. You'll note in the DecisionPoint Scoreboard Summary below that all of the major indexes are on short-term Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) SELL signals that arrived in December... Read More 

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2016 Q3 Earnings: Market Overvalued but Earnings Trend Favorable

by Carl Swenlin

Last week S&P 500 preliminary earnings results for 2016 Q3 were in, and the market is still grossly overvalued. On the plus side, however, earnings turned up and are projected to move higher over the next year... Read More