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July 2021

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Chartwise Women: Have You Ever...

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen play "Never Have I Ever" with the markets, looking at stocks in the news based on these ‘revealing' questions... Read More 

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DP TV: Measuring Market Bias

by Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin, flying solo, taked an in-depth view of the SPX and Swenlin Trading Oscillators (STOs) and covers the rally in Bitcoin, as well as a look at the prospects of Crude Oil moving forward... Read More 

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Nasdaq 100 ($NDX) Triggers Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) BUY Signal

by Erin Swenlin

The market is continuing to see follow-through on the bounce that began last week. Charts and indicators that once looked very bearish are now turning around. Today both the SPX and NDX generated PMO crossover BUY signals... Read More 

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DP TV: Under the Hood - Sector Strength and Weakness

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl gives us his analysis of today's sell-off and discussed today's Downside Exhaustion Climax, showing us what to expect from this important signal and how to identify market climaxes... Read More 

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Participation Keeps Getting Worse

by Carl Swenlin

In spite of the market making new, all-time highs this week, participation continued to deteriorate. Our focus is usually on the S&P 500 Large-Cap Index, so we'll begin with that, but mid- and small-cap stocks are really looking bad as well... Read More 

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Chartwise Women: New Pockets of Strength!

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen show us exactly how they find "pockets of strength" within the market. Regardless of market direction, there are almost always groups that are outperforming... Read More 

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DP TV: DP Barometer of FAANG+ Stocks

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl covers the SPY and its associated indicators, paying particular attention to participation within the broad markets, as well as some observations on Disney (DIS) and Communications Services (XLC)... Read More 

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Technology Leads, But Showing Cracks in the Foundation

by Erin Swenlin

Technology (XLK) has clearly been leading the SPX higher, but it is now very overbought. The RSI has now entered shaded overbought territory. We haven't seen price this overbought since the crash at the beginning of September... Read More 

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2021 Q1 Earnings Results: Still Massively Overvalued and Who Cares?

by Carl Swenlin

The normal P/E range for the S&P 500 is 10 (undervalued) to 20 (overvalued), but the P/E spike in 2009 nearly pushed that range into oblivion. The current P/E of 33.85 is the third highest in history, but it is the highest ever reached during a market advance... Read More