Don't Ignore This Chart!

This Chart Provides Tradable Bottom Signals and It's Flashing a MAJOR Buy Right Now

Tom Bowley

Tom Bowley

Chief Market Strategist,

When we endure a lengthy bear market, many technical buy signals can be thrown right out the window. They don't work as pessimism and outright fear take over the market; instead, you have to be prepared for reversals based on extreme sentiment readings.

Historically, Volatility Index ($VIX) readings in the 30-40 range have produced key market bottoms -- at least in the short-term. But my favorite is the 5-day moving average of the equity-only put-call ratio ($CPCE). Every significant bottom this century has occurred with this 5-day moving average hitting AT LEAST .75. Nearly every one has seen this 5-day moving average hit .80. We were at .82 on the mid-June market bottom and we're back near .80 now. Check this out:

Each time in 2022 that we've seen the 5-day moving average of the equity-only put-call ratio move above .75, we've seen at least a short-term rally in U.S. equities.

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Happy trading!


Tom Bowley
About the author: is the Chief Market Strategist of, a company providing a research and educational platform for both investment professionals and individual investors. Tom writes a comprehensive Daily Market Report (DMR), providing guidance to members every day that the stock market is open. Tom has contributed technical expertise here at since 2006 and has a fundamental background in public accounting as well, blending a unique skill set to approach the U.S. stock market. Learn More