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March 2020

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DP Show: Bargain v. Earnings - Recession v. Depression

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin cover a variety of topics. To start, new momentum BUY signals have appeared, but enthusiasm should be tempered based on the bear market technicals... Read More 

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Really, Really Oversold

by Carl Swenlin

The Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) turned down on February 21, two days after the market's all-time high, and it moved steadily downward until Tuesday, when it finally turned up -- a short-term buy signal. The PMO has a normal range for market indexes of about +2.0 to -2... Read More 

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DP Show: Deflationary Depression - Bear Market Support

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl talks about the concept of "deflationary depression" and the implications. Carl and Erin discuss current technical levels for price and also look at the technical levels based on earnings at overvalue, fair value and undervalue... Read More 

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Update: Downside Potential

by Carl Swenlin

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is an update to my 3/13/2002 DP Weekly Wrap comments. When we look for downside potential for the S&P 500 Index, the simplest way is to look at obvious support levels based upon lines drawn across prior significant highs and lows... Read More 

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DP Show: Bear Market Implications - Real Estate Concerns

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin discuss several topics including, of course, the bear market environment, along with global markets, broad markets and a few individual stocks you should see... Read More 

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Where Is Long-Term Support for Oil?

by Carl Swenlin

We track crude oil using the ETF USO because it makes oil accessible for trading without having to get involved in future contracts; however, you will notice that USO has a slight downward bias when compared to $WTIC, the continuous contract dataset for tracking the futures price... Read More 

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DP Show: How Low Can It Go? Seven Sectors in Bear Markets

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin discuss valuations following another brutal day in the markets, along with what they are projecting as possible lows in the markets. Seven sectors are in bear markets right now... Read More 

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Interest Rate Compression -- Not A Good Look

by Carl Swenlin

There is something different happening with interest rates. I don't know exactly what it means, but I definitely don't like how it looks... Read More 

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DP Show: Roller Coaster + Bear Market Rules + Sector Update

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin discuss the current condition of the market with a summary of exclusive DecisionPoint indicators. The two open the show with a review of "bear market rules" and Carl explains his rationale for this being a bear market in the making... Read More