DecisionPoint

July 2019

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DP WEEKLY WRAP: While S&P 500 Index Makes Record Highs, Index Component New Highs Fade

by Carl Swenlin

The S&P 500 Index has been making all-time highs for over a month, but new highs for S&P 500 component stocks has been fading since the rally initiation spike in early-June. This indicates that participation is narrowing and that largest-cap stocks are doing most of the work... Read More 

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DP Mid-Week Alert: DP Indicators Pop!

by Erin Swenlin

Last week, I wrote about the bearishness of our indicators, excepting our very short-term analysis of breadth and the $VIX, which were pointing to higher prices this week. Well, there's been a character change on our short- and intermediate-term indicators that you should see... Read More 

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DP WEEKLY WRAP: Technology Sector Bullish Percent Seems Maxed

by Carl Swenlin

The Bullish Percent Index (BPI) shows the percentage of stocks in a given index with Point and figure BUY signals. Besides having a BPI for the major market indexes, StockCharts... Read More 

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DP WEEKLY WRAP: New All-Time Highs, but Not for Small-Cap Stocks

by Carl Swenlin

While the broad market indexes are currently making all-time highs, the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index (IJR) is struggling and remains about -14% below its all-time highs. This lack of small-cap participation is a concern, because the large-caps can't carry the market forever... Read More 

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The Most Productive Stock in My Portfolio...and How I Found It

by Erin Swenlin

Sometimes, you get more than you bargained for. That said, you stand a much better chance of finding those successful (and many times parabolic) stocks when you start with a good analysis process. The DecisionPoint Analysis Process does just that... Read More 

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DP WEEKLY WRAP: Watch Out For BPI Trend Breaks

by Carl Swenlin

With the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite making or equaling all-time highs, it would be appropriate to check the participation behind this up surge. The Bullish Percent Index (BPI) measures the percentage of stocks in a given index that have point & figure BUY signals... Read More