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Chaikin Money Flow Study ($SPX)

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart. Often we get asked "What settings should I use on my indicators? What's the best?" and our answer is the always infuriating "It depends." The chart above shows why "It depends" is always going to be our answer... Read More 

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Catapulting Bulls (PL)

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart. The "Bullish Catapult" P&F pattern is a great way to find stocks that are breaking out above resistance. Today, Protective Life Corp. (PL) was the only high volume stock to create a new Bullish Catapult pattern when it moved above 6.0... Read More 

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Bullish Percent Sector Indices Moving Higher

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart. Click here for a live version of this chart. Bullish Percent indexes show the percentage of stocks in a given group that have a "Buy Signal" on their P&F chart... Read More 

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Singing in the (Ticker) Rain (FAS/FAZ)

by Chip Anderson

Click here to start watching Ticker Rain This is not your typical stock chart. This is what you see after running our Ticker Rain program for a while. It can show you what tickers are popular on StockCharts.com. More importantly, it can show you what everyone else is looking at... Read More 

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Bouncing Off Bollinger Bands (MTXX)

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart How are your money management skills these days? Here's a real test for you: Over the past 10 months, MTXX has been bouncing up and down between roughly 14 and 19... Read More 

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Berkshire's "Flight to Safety" Breakouts (BRK/B)

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart. Continuing to look for "leading" technical signals that pointed to the market's recent crash. It's always interesting to see how the country's "best" investor did... Read More 

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Gold at 700 was the Beginning of the End

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart. The S&P 500 Index (yellow line) hit its most recent high in early October of 2007 (red arrow). Since then it's been all downhill... Read More 

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S&P Bullish Percent Chart Turning Upwards ($BPSPX)

by Chip Anderson

Click here to see a live version of this chart. Bullish Percent charts track the percentage of stocks in a specified group that have a P&F "Buy Signal" on their charts... Read More 

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Large Caps, Mid Caps or Small Caps?

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart. Long term answer: Mid caps... Read More 

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One of These Charts is Not Like the Others (Dow Stocks)

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of these charts. OK - I apologize for the size of the image above, but it's worth the extra time needed to download I promise! These are 6-month candlestick charts of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average... Read More 

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The Only Nasdaq Stock in a New Uptrend Right Now (ACIW)

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart. Only one Nasdaq stock began a new uptrend today. Well... began a new uptrend as defined by the ADX indicator... Read More 

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Vroom! Autozone Jumps the Gap (AZO)

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart After gapping down during December and January, AutoZone gapped up significantly in mid February and zoomed upwards today hitting a high of 157 at one point... Read More 

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What Did the VIX Know and When Did It Know It?

by Chip Anderson

Click here for a live version of this chart The VIX is the Volatility Index published by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). It measures the "implied volatility" of a hypothetical SPX option created from a weighted average of several actual SPX options... Read More