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Can This Flame Light Up Your Portfolio?

by Greg Schnell

The frustration of watching the market trade sideways for a year goes on. After the Fed meeting and Options Expiration, the market has wandered sideways yet again; from Tuesday's close to the following Thursday close, the market is up 0.25%... Read More 

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This Sector Just Returned to the Leading RRG-Quadrant AND Shows an Outperformance 71% of the Time in July

by Julius de Kempenaer

I do not believe that there is just one single tool, strategy, method, etc. that fits all our needs as investors or traders... Read More 

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Here's a Food Stock with Performance Written All Over It

by Arthur Hill

The Consumer Staples SPDR (XLP) is the third best performing sector over the last three months and one of only three sector SPDRs to record a new high here in June (along with XLU and XLRE). In addition, the S&P 500 is trading comfortably above its 200-day SMA... Read More 

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Is This Dow Stock Laced Up For A Fall?

by Greg Schnell

Everyday, the market presents new investing ideas. Sometimes it's a common brand resurgence, other times it's a macro thesis driving industry groups higher... Read More 

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Pfizer Hits a Milestone for 2019

by Arthur Hill

The S&P 500 hit a new high last week and the Health Care SPDR (XLV) broke out of a large symmetrical triangle with a big surge in June. The stock market is in bull mode and healthcare is coming alive. XLV was the worst performing sector from January to May (+1... Read More 

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The Dollar Beats All Currencies In The G10 Except For The Japanese Yen

by Julius de Kempenaer

Relative Rotation Graphs can be used to visualize the relative movement of much more than just stocks and sectors. In the example below, the RRG shows the relative rotation for the G10 currency universe using USD as the base currency... Read More 

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GE Takes the Lead with a 3-month High

by Arthur Hill

I featured GE in mid-May as it attempted to break out of a falling wedge (DITC on May 15th). The breakout failed as the stock fell back in May, but a higher low formed and a triangle evolved... Read More 

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WYNN Turns To Winning

by Greg Schnell

Wynn Resorts (WYNN) is a gambling stock with nice trending runs in both directions. In a favorable scenario, owning this stock could allow you to make some significant gains in a short period of time... Read More 

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Illumina Rises above the Biotech Crowd

by Arthur Hill

It has been a rough three months for many biotechs and the Biotech iShares (IBB), but Illumina (ILMN) rose above the crowd with a big gain and three month high. The long-term chart also looks bullish... Read More 

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Weyerhauser $WY Cuts Up A Nice Pattern

by Greg Schnell

Weyerhauser (WY) is a forestry stock with a nice pattern setup. As a commodity stock, we want to buy near the lows. While this week's move was aggressive, it is happening industry-wide; through mill closures to slow supply, the stocks are starting to respond... Read More 

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Real Estate Is Getting Back In Shape!

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors shows the sector Real Estate (XLRE) inside the weakening quadrant, but that sector moving upward (almost vertically) on the JdK RS-Momentum scale. This type of rotation usually indicates that a second (or third, etc... Read More 

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Ford Shines within a Rather Dull Auto Group

by Arthur Hill

It has been a tough three months for most auto stocks with the Global Auto ETF (CARZ) falling around 1.22%. In contrast, the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) is up 4.21% since March 11th... Read More 

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eBay Is Worth Revisiting $EBAY

by Greg Schnell

eBay (EBAY) had a nice run from mid-2016 to January 2018, but trended down all of 2018. Since then, though, eBay has wiped out most of that drop and now sits at a pivotal $38. The chart below tells the story better... Read More 

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Mind the Gap in JP Morgan

by Arthur Hill

Stocks moved sharply higher last week with several bouncing off broken resistance levels with gap reversals. JP Morgan is one such stock and last week's gap becomes the first area to watch going forward. The chart shows JPM breaking out in mid April with a surge to the 116 area... Read More 

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FedEx Files For Divorce $FDX, $AMZN

by Greg Schnell

FedEx announced that it has made a strategic decision to not renew the FedEx Express contract for Amazon's US domestic service. In the announcement, the press release mentioned that Amazon made up 1.3% of the total revenue for FDX... Read More 

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Value Is Taking Over From Growth And Shows Positive Rotation On RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

One of the Relative Rotation Graphs that I like to follow, as a way of keeping a handle on the bigger picture, is the one that shows the rotation of growth- versus value stocks... Read More 

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A Bullish Continuation Pattern Evolves for Accenture

by Arthur Hill

Semiconductor stocks fell hard in May, but many software names held up quite well in May and simply consolidated. Accenture is one such name as the stock held above the breakout zone and simply consolidated the last five weeks... Read More 

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Hexcel Bucks the Selling and Holds the Break Zone

by Arthur Hill

May was a tough month for the broad market indexes and nine of the eleven sectors. Only the Utilities SPDR and Real Estate SPDR advanced in May as the other nine sectors fell. Stocks that closed higher in May bucked some serious selling pressure and could be worth a second look... Read More