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Dancing with the Trend

Investing with the Trend

by Greg Morris

This is a sales pitch for my latest and last book, Investing with the Trend. Instead of hearing from me, I have included a few actual reviews from readers. I basically tell people that I dumped 40+ years of experience in this book  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Diamonds - Announcing Reader Request Thursdays

by Erin Swenlin

I've decided that, on Thursdays, I will take a look at some reader-requested "diamonds." With that in mind, I'm challenging my readers to find their own "diamonds in the rough" and send the symbol to me. I will pick five winners to analyze using DecisionPoint analysis techniques  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: NEW Sector ChartList + Carl Reviews Most-Active Stocks (AUD, MU and More)

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin unveils the new DecisionPoint Sector ChartList, which combines the Golden and Silver Cross Indexes, Stocks Above 20/50-EMAs and the SCTR! She then studies XLE, XLU, XLRE and XLK in detail  Read More

The Canadian Technician

A December With Lots Of Momentum

by Greg Schnell

Following a dip at the start of the week, the market rebounded nicely, with the jobs report giving the market some soaring confidence to wrap up the week. While it was a stretched-out price bar, we closed right back near the highs  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

This ETF Will Likely Be A Great Stocking Stuffer

by Tom Bowley

The S&P 600 Small Cap Index ($SML) broke out again on Friday, closing above 1000 for the first time since October 9, 2018. Its all-time high close is 1098, so the index still has a lot of work to do. I believe this work is likely to be done quickly, however  Read More

RRG Charts

If a 100% Investment In Stocks is Too Much, Where Can You Find Diversification?

by Julius de Kempenaer

This article also appeared in our ChartWatchers newsletter (12/7). Last Wednesday, I published an article in the RRG Charts blog titled "Stocks Remain The Only Asset Class Inside The Leading Quadrant Going into December"  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

COPPER AND GOLD HAVE BEEN TRENDING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS ALL YEAR

by John Murphy

STRONG JOBS REPORT ON FRIDAY BOOSTED COPPER BUT HURT GOLDFriday's impressive jobs report took a lot of traders by surprise resulting in strong buying of stocks; which was accompanied by selling of Treasury bonds and other safe havens like gold  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Crucially Poised; RRG Shows Loss of Momentum Among a Few Sectors

by Milan Vaishnav

In contrast to the one that came before, this past week gave back all its gains while ending near the low point of the trading range  Read More

ChartWatchers

Goldman Sachs has A Laggard Stocks Strategy for Early 2020 - I’ve Highlighted Some of the Better-Looking Charts

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

For 17 years now, Goldman Sachs (GS) has been following a strategy at year-end of picking up battered stocks that have underperformed the markets and holding them into the first 3 months of the new year  Read More

ChartWatchers

To Profit from Trading, You Must Allow Trades to Come To You; Don't Chase

by Tom Bowley

One of the great features of our service at EarningsBeats.com is maintaining a Strong Earnings ChartList (SECL) for our members and running scans against it daily to identify trade setups  Read More

The MEM Edge

Benefitting From the Pullback in Leadership Stocks

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews stock candidates from leadership groups that pulled back last week and shares how you can screen for them  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Participation Not Robust but Adequate for the Moment

by Carl Swenlin

A good way to gauge participation in a particular market move is to check the percentage of stocks that are above their 20/50/200EMAs  Read More

ChartWatchers

It's Time To Watch For A Bottom In Commodities

by Martin Pring

In my Monthly Market Roundup last week, I repeated a talk that I recently gave at the CMT Summit in Mumbai  Read More

ChartWatchers

5 Dow Names Are Ready To Break Out!

by Greg Schnell

The Dow is one of those lists of big companies that doesn't necessarily have the most aggressive names, but they are definitely some of the world leaders  Read More

The Mindful Investor

Stock Market Rallies Under Narrowing Sentiment

by David Keller

During an interview I took part in for a podcast this week, I was asked to define technical analysis. I immediately provided John Murphy’s summary that technical analysis is the study of “market action” and is based on a visual analysis of price and sentiment  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

It's Time To Watch For A Bottom In Commodities

by Martin Pring

The Markets and the Business Cycle Using Other Markets to Forecast Commodities The Markets and the Business Cycle In my Monthly Market Roundup last week, I repeated a talk that I recently gave at the CMT Summit in Mumbai  Read More

ChartWatchers

Stock Market Rallies Under Narrowing Sentiment

by David Keller

During an interview I took part in for a podcast this week, I was asked to define technical analysis. I immediately provided John Murphy’s summary that technical analysis is the study of “market action” and is based on a visual analysis of price and sentiment  Read More

ChartWatchers

Introducing "ChartList Reports" - Daily and Weekly Performance Summaries Sent Right To Your Inbox

by Grayson Roze

I'll let you in on a little secret. My favorite feature on StockCharts, hands down, is ChartLists. Second only to my charts themselves, ChartLists are the thing I rely on most heavily by far. As an active investor, I use ChartLists throughout every stage of my process  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Merck Gets Less Murky

by Greg Schnell

Merck (MRK) has been range-bound for a while. However, with all this bullish enthusiasm, there are a few names that are just breaking out now - and Merck is one of them, courtesy of the recent thrust in Healthcare. My favorite indicators are all starting to surge  Read More

ChartWatchers

Where Should You Go if You Don't Want to be 100% Invested in Stocks?

by Julius de Kempenaer

Last Wednesday, I published an article in the RRG blog titled "Stocks Remain The Only Asset Class Inside The Leading Quadrant Going into December"  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tom McClellan: Presidential Cycle Pattern and an Election Year

by Tom McClellan

Now that we are less than 12 months from the next presidential election, it is appropriate to talk about how the stock market typically behaves during an election year  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS JUMP ON STRONG JOBS REPORT

by John Murphy

STOCK INDEXES JUMP ON STRONG JOBS REPORT A strong November jobs report has stocks jumping today. The three charts below show the three major U.S stock indexes gapping higher today; and pushing them further above their 20-day moving averages  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Does A Bull Market Depend On Leadership From Growth Stocks? You Might Be Surprised

by Tom Bowley

My favorite ratio to watch in order to gauge the market's appetite for growth stocks is the Russell 1000 Growth ETF vs. the Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWF:IWD). When this ratio is moving higher, we want our portfolio to be weighted more toward growth  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

Candlestick Charting Explained

by Greg Morris

In 1988 I attended an MTA event at the Camelback Inn in Phoenix. At the conference there was a large contingent of Japanese traders present and they presented their charting techniques  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

This Leading Stock's Pullback has Presented a Great Opportunity

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Home Building stocks have had quite the year as a low interest rate environment, coupled with reduced inventory, has kept demand high for newly built homes. The resilient job market has also brought new buyers to the market  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: Crypto Week

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

It's all about cryptocurrencies on this week's episode of WealthWise Women. Erin and Mary Ellen host a Bitcoin (BTCUSD) workshop, discussing the evolution of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, how to use them and the criticisms they face  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

ASSET MANAGERS LEAD FINANCIALS HIGHER

by John Murphy

ASSET MANAGERS LEAD FINANCIALS HIGHERFinancials continue to show new market leadership. Most attention in that sector, however, is usually paid to bank stocks which are its biggest part. Some other financial groups are also doing well  Read More

Real Trading

Christmas Trades

by Larry Williams

In this engaging episode of Real Trading with Larry Williams, Larry takes a look at the Christmas Influence, looking at how the largest retail event of the year influences the markets  Read More

Art's Charts

This Healthcare Stock Looks Poised to Play Catch Up with a Big Breakout

by Arthur Hill

Chartists looking for winning stocks should start with leading sectors and industry groups. Having a sector or industry tailwind can greatly improve the odds for a winning trade or investment. Programming note: There is a special announcement at the end of this commentary  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Taschler: Gold Update & COT Report

by Tim Taschler

Gold has struggled after peaking at 1566 in late August. Since that point, peak gold has been in a slow chop lower, as this daily chart shows: Source: StockCharts  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Keeping an Eye on Monero (XMR) as it Enters the Leading Quadrant on RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

Daily RRG for Cryptocurrencies vs. BTC This week is Crypto Week! Well, at least it is on StockCharts TV. Thus, I figured it would also be a good idea to once again bring to your attention to the fact that we can run RRG charts for cryptocurrencies as well  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Bitcoin: Is It Real? Should You Trade It?

by Dave Landry

Are cryptos real? What does "real" even mean? In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave gives his contribution to StockCharts TV's Crypto Week, delving into the questions surrounding trading cryptocurrencies, primarily Bitcoin ($BTCUSD)  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Diamonds: Momentum Sleepers

by Erin Swenlin

With today's rally pop, I decided to check my Momentum Sleepers Scan for possible diamonds in the rough. I found four from that scan and one from my Chart Breakouts Scan  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Alert Mid-Week: ST PMO SELL Signal - On-Balance Volume (OBV) Positive Divergence

by Erin Swenlin

This week, we saw four new Short-Term Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) SELL signals on the DP Scoreboards for all indexes. Last week, at month-end, we got two new Long-Term PMO BUY signals  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: A Look At Monthly Sector Charts and Pair Trades

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this episode of Sector Spotlight, I go over the completed monthly bars for asset classes and US sectors. Then, I present a new pair trade idea; for this video, I found one that comes from the Health Care sector  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle December 3, 2019

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Flat. Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 1/29/19 at 21.96. Long Term Trend SPX Monitor Purposes: Sold long term SPX on 10/24/19 at 3010.29=gain 1.49%; Long SPX on 10/14/19 at 2966.15  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS GAP HIGHER AND TRY TO REGAIN 20-DAY AVERAGE

by John Murphy

STOCK INDEXES GAP HIGHER TODAY After gapping lower yesterday, stocks are gapping higher today. The daily bars in Chart 1 show the S&P 500 also trying to regain its 20-day moving average (green line) that was violated yesterday  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Barrick - A Nugget Of Gold For Christmas?

by Greg Schnell

Barrick Gold (GOLD), the largest gold miner in the world according to their website, got some mojo going yesterday morning. Recently the gold stocks have been setting up and it looks like Barrick is starting to break the consolidation or flag pattern it was in  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Based On The Charts, These 2 Stocks Could Explode With Earnings

by Tom Bowley

I have found there are no guarantees when it comes to earnings and how a company will report. We can make educated guesses, though, especially when you consider that Wall Street has access to management teams before their "quiet period"  Read More

RRG Charts

Stocks Remain the Only Asset Class Inside the Leading Quadrant Going into December

by Julius de Kempenaer

Weekly RRG for Asset Classes Asset allocation is the highest point in the investment decision pyramid. The decision to invest in Stocks or Bonds or other asset classes will have far more impact on the final return for an investor than the decision to select specific stocks  Read More