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May 2020

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DP Show: How to Choose the Best Indicators

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, following a discussion of current market conditions, Carl discusses the importance of choosing the right indicators for your charts and explains his rationale for including the indicators that DecisionPoint uses regularly... Read More 

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Trillion Dollar Stocks at the Bottom of the Pile

by Carl Swenlin

On a day when the Dow was up +529.95 points, I thought it was odd that it's two giant components, Apple (AAPL) and Micrsoft (MSFT), finished the day at a loss and at the bottom of the list sorted by percent change... Read More 

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DP Show: Can the Market Continue Up, Up, Up?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin and Carl begin the show with a lively discussion of current market conditions after yet another breakout on Wednesday. Should investors expect even higher prices? Looking at exclusive DecisionPoint... Read More 

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DP Show: Selling Exhaustion or Initiation?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, after looking at the latest DP signal scoreboards, Carl and Erin discuss the recent deep dive in prices on the 10-minute bar chart and the implications shorter-term... Read More 

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One for the Bears and One for the Bulls

by Carl Swenlin

FOR THE BEARS . . . This chart tracks the price of the individual S&P 500 component stocks relative to their 20EMA, 50EMA, and 200EMA. As price approaches the level of a prior top, I look for the indicators to make a lower top, which is a negative divergence... Read More 

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DP Show: 20% of SPX Stocks May Be Cut Next Year

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin's topic of the day was bankruptcy and the S&P 500. They discuss the difference between Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcies and how that could affect the make up of the S&P 500... Read More 

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Exponential Averages: Sometimes the More Rational Choice

by Carl Swenlin

I was indoctrinated into using exponential moving averages (EMAs) out of necessity, back when I was generating data for the old DecisionPoint.com website... Read More