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February 2021

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Chartwise Women: Shortcuts to Spot Top Performers

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen show how you can find the best performers in the market using Relative Strength and the StockCharts Technical Rank (SCTR)... Read More 

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DP TV: Hot Sectors and Industry Groups

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin present their unique analysis of the market. Carl concentrates on the SPY and "The Big Four" - Dollar, Gold, Crude Oil and Bonds... Read More 

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"It's not nice to fool Mother Nature!"

by Carl Swenlin

In the venerable TV commercial from the 1970s they trick Mother Nature into thinking that Chiffon Margarine is her "sweet, creamy butter," and she wrathfully declares that, "It's not nice to fool Mother Nature!" The Fed and the politicians should take a lesson from the old gal an... Read More 

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DP TV: Golden Cross & Silver Cross Indexes

by Erin Swenlin

In 2020, Carl Swenlin developed two new indicators - the Golden Cross & Silver Cross indexes that many aren't aware of. These powerful indicators help you determine "participation" in rallies and declines within an index or sector... Read More 

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Chartwise Women: Is the Market Hot or Cold?

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen share their analysis techniques on how they determine whether the market or sector or industry group is "hot" or "cold... Read More 

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DP TV: Power ETFs Pack a Punch

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin cover a wide range of subjects today, from current market conditions and the VIX to Bitcoin and Tesla (TSLA) to Natural Gas (UNG) and a Sector review... Read More 

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Natural Gas (UNG) Coming to Life

by Carl Swenlin

I have been watching the Natural Gas ETF (UNG) as a potential trading vehicle for about a year. My attention is focused on the long side, but opportunities of that nature have been limited... Read More 

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Short Stoppers: From GameStop to Silver

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl begins with the topic of the GameStop (GME) short kill, coining the phrase "Short Stoppers" - and news suggests that the Short Stoppers are moving their interest to Silver. Carl looks at the Silver chart and discusses the implications... Read More 

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Gamestop (GME) "Short Stoppers" Move On to Silver

by Erin Swenlin

I have had many people (my children included) ask me about the GameStop phenomena. Carl called them "gamestoppers", but decided that "Short Stoppers" was a more apt name given they have moved on to other targets. There is something alluring about putting the "big guys" on notice... Read More