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Are People Queueing Up For a Big Mac?

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors (XLY), the Consumer Discretionary sector started to curl up and move higher while inside the lagging quadrant... Read More 

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JNJ Has a Great Setup; Will It Follow Through?

by Greg Schnell

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has been consolidating sideways for a few years already. Over the last month or so, the stock has looked ready to push to the upside, but has just started to move. Here is what I see in the chart. The SCTR ranking is moving above 75, so that is bullish... Read More 

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EA Sports: It's In The Game...

by Julius de Kempenaer

In a recent article in the RRG Blog titled "Is XLC taking over from XLK?", I identified the Communication Services sector as one of the potential new leading sectors in coming weeks... Read More 

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Bankers Stall at a Lower High

by Greg Schnell

Bankers have been one of the strongest areas in the market since the October 15th, 2019 JPM earnings. In December, they began underperforming the $SPX, and with JPM reporting year-end last week, it's a good time to review the bank chart... Read More 

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And The FAANG Winner For 2020 Is?

by Tom Bowley

I believe all 5 FAANG stocks - Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX) and Alphabet (GOOGL) - will end 2020 higher than they started... Read More 

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A Fresh Breakout Gives This Stock a Nice Shot in the Arm!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Insulet Corp. (PODD) had an exceptional year in 2019, as the stock powered to new highs on the heels of triple-digit growth during its first three earnings reports of the year. The insulin pump maker for diabetics peaked in price in December and has been consolidating ever since... Read More 

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Are You Using Fidelity Funds in Your Portfolio? Here is the RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

If you are using Fidelity Funds, a Relative Rotation Graph showing the movement of all these funds can help you find the ones that are offering potential (for outperformance). The image above shows such a Relative Rotation Graph, holding 39 Fidelity Select funds... Read More 

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After a Year of Abuse

by Greg Schnell

This market has definitely been rewarding the Top 5 tech companies. Their recent surge in the last few months has been nothing short of remarkable... Read More 

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RRG Shows a Clear Winner for Growth vs. Value

by Julius de Kempenaer

Relative Rotation Graphs enable us to see beyond sectors or individual stock rotations; they can also be used to visualize differently-sorted market segments. The RRG above illustrates growth vs... Read More 

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This Mega-Cap Stock Just Reversed its 5-Month Downtrend - I'm Lovin It!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

It's been a tough period recently for many retailers as they struggle to adjust to consumers' ever-shifting demands. Many of these shifts have been driven by technological advances, as digital sales and faster product delivery times are a must if companies want to succeed... Read More 

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BIDU Bids Bon Voyage to its Base

by Greg Schnell

Since the improvement in trade discussions, some of the Chinese internet names have taken on a new look. JD.com (JD), Alibaba (BABA) and Baidu (BIDU) are all sporting improved charts. In addition, the Shanghai market broke out to 6-month highs last week... Read More 

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Fears of Retaliation from Iran Cause a Spike in this Group of Stocks

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Last Friday, I wrote about the sharp uptick in many defense-related stocks following news of a deadly airstrike against Iran. (You can read that article here) Since then, fears of a retaliation by way of a cyberattack against the U.S... Read More 

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Military Names Find New Investors - NOC, LMT and LHX

by Greg Schnell

On the back of the military move on Qasem Soleimani, the market has had some early morning reverberations. A few that I noticed are oil stocks being higher, refining stocks lower, airlines lower, gold higher... Read More 

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Is Real Estate Coming to Life Again?

by Julius de Kempenaer

Real Estate started to lose relative strength vs. VBINX in November, then crossed over into the lagging quadrant on the weekly Relative Rotation Graph in December... Read More 

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Are You Breaking Up With ROKU?

by Greg Schnell

ROKU was a big favorite of growth investors in 2019, as the stock idled from flat to full speed for most of the year. Yet in the last quarter, while everything else was accelerating, ROKU has underperformed... Read More