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More Chip Stocks Break Out

by Greg Schnell

Semiconductors as a group have been performing well. I recently heard some analyst coverage suggesting that companies were ordering stockpiles of chips before the tariffs kicked in, which is driving up the "sales levels" before the tariff dates  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE LEAD COMMUNICATIONS TO ONE OF DAY'S STRONGEST SECTORS

by John Murphy

COMMUNICATIONS SPDR HAS STRONG DAYWhile healthcare and financials have been leading for most of the day, communication stocks have crept into second place in afternoon trading  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES BUILD ON LAST WEEK'S GAINS

by John Murphy

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES BUILD ON RECENT GAINSAfter a modest pullback yesterday, major U.S. stock indexes are building on last week's trade-inspired gains. Chart 1 shows the Dow Industrials trading at the highest level of the month this morning  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

JP Morgan Chase (JPM) Banks A Huge Report

by Tom Bowley

JPM did not disappoint Wall Street. The Street had been "banking" on a solid report, as evidenced by its solid relative performance to its banking peers and to the benchmark S&P 500. And wow did they get it! JPM reported revenues of $30.06 billion and EPS of $2.68  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

Trend and Trend Plus

by Grant Morris, Greg Morris

Our rules-based trend following model is the foundation for three different money management strategies. This article will introduce you to two of them; Trend and Trend Plus. Our model uses a weight-of-the-evidence approach to measure the strength of up-trends in the U.S  Read More

DecisionPoint

DecisionPoint Diamonds - Daily and Weekly Charts of Three Diamonds in the Rough

by Erin Swenlin

In today's Diamond Report, I decided to look at only three stocks as I want to discuss not only their daily charts, but their weekly charts as well. Seeing strength in both timeframes can provide the option to trade in the shorter term or in the longer term  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Skipping Stones

by Greg Schnell

The markets were up this week on trade deal optimism. The 1-hour chart below shows a Friday rally that gapped up, but then stalled out and lost 20 S&P points heading into the close  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Consumer Discretionary Poised To Lead Market Higher

by Tom Bowley

Last week, there were eight industry groups within consumer discretionary (XLY) that gained 2% or more, lead by the rapidly-improving apparel retailers ($DJUSRA), which gained 4  Read More

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You Should Be Watching This Earnings Report On Tuesday

by Tom Bowley

Every earnings season, there are a few key reports that I focus on. It could be that an industry group is beginning to show strength and a key component is reporting that could influence the direction of the group for the entire upcoming quarter  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY May Take A While To Establish A Confident Directional Bias; Upsides To Stay Capped

by Milan Vaishnav

While trading in a broad range, the NIFTY struggled to find some base and managed to end the week with modest gains. The trading range of the NIFTY remained just moderately broad, but it oscillated quite a lot, infusing intraday volatility during the trading sessions  Read More

Art's Charts

Follow Through Day or Not?

by Arthur Hill

Follow Through Day or Not? Stocks started Friday with a bang as the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) gapped above 296 and held this gap throughout the day, despite a sell off in the final 30 minutes  Read More

Art's Charts

Eight Stock Setups for the Coming Week

by Arthur Hill

It is time for another round of weekend stock setups. Last weekend I featured seven semiconductor stocks and these are performing well. Two weeks ago I featured a hodgepodge of stocks with mixed results  Read More

ChartWatchers

Markets Uptrend May Continue - Let The Leaders Reveal Themselves To You.

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

The markets closed out the week strong, with the S&P 500 jumping back above its key 50-day moving average on news of a partial US-China trade war deal  Read More

ChartWatchers

Three Ways to Think About Relative Strength

by David Keller

We just completed our second week of The Final Bar, the new closing bell show on StockCharts TV. During our Friday mailbag segment, I was asked about how institutional investors think about relative strength  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Can't Fight the News

by Carl Swenlin

Last week I said, "There is a declining trend line drawn from the mid-September top. If that is taken out, I will pretty much give up on the double top idea." When I wrote that, I had in mind a solid, deliberate advance to new, all-time highs  Read More

ChartWatchers

Short-Term Indicators Behave Differently in Bull and Bear Markets

by Martin Pring

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in Martin Pring's Market Roundup on Tuesday, October 8th at 12:48pm ET. Short-term oscillators behave differently depending on the direction of the primary trend  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS SOAR ON EXPECTED PARTIAL TRADE ACCORD BETWEEN U.S. AND CHINA

by John Murphy

STOCK INDEXES SOAR ON TRADE HOPESStocks around the world are jumping sharply today on reports of a partial trade deal reached between the U.S. and China. Chart 1 shows the S&P 500 surging to the highest level this month to put it well above its 50-day moving average  Read More

ChartWatchers

Industries Most Likely To Produce Blow Out Earnings Results

by Tom Bowley

Wall Street has placed its bets as we work our way into earnings season. It's very easy to see which groups are favored by big money - just look where that money has been going  Read More

ChartWatchers

Buying the Top SIX Stocks in The DJ Industrials Index (on a Monthly Basis) Can Keep You Ahead Of The Market

by Julius de Kempenaer

What Is Our Track Record? Ever since the launch of Relative Rotation Graphs on the Bloomberg professional terminal in 2011, some of the most frequently asked questions we've received have been "What's their track record", "How well do they perform?" and "What are the trading rule  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Banks Likely To Be Big Part Of Q4 Surge

by Tom Bowley

Earnings season officially starts this morning, in my opinion, with quarterly results coming in from Citigroup (C). While C may provide the banking group a lift today, the bigger report comes on Tuesday when JP Morgan Chase (JPM) reports its numbers  Read More

Art's Charts

State of the Stock Market - Key Assumptions Determine Probabilities

by Arthur Hill

My assumptions and biases are based on the bigger trend because it is the dominant force at work. When the trend is up, I view the cup as half full and expect more bullish resolutions than bearish resolutions  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: The Guest That Won't Leave!

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's episode of WealthWise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin talk about overstaying your welcome and reminisce on the stocks that they've held for too long in the past  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Glittering with Gold

by Erin Swenlin

In yesterday's DP Alert Mid-Week, I discussing the bullish prospects for Gold moving forward. Consequently, it was not surprising to see some Gold stocks on my various scans. I have a couple of these listed below, along with a semiconductor and solar company  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Larry Williams: What Does the Future Hold?

by Larry Williams

The second installment of Larry Williams' StockCharts TV series Real Trading with Larry Williams. In this episode, Larry takes a deeper look into the futures market and what traders should be keeping an eye out for in the months ahead  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Dave Landry: Recognizing New Trends Early

by Dave Landry

The second installment of Dave Landry's StockCharts TV series Trading Simplified. In this episode, Dave covers simple ways to identify when the price trend is changing, including a discussion on first thrusts and bowties  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

TEN-YEAR TREASURY YIELD IS BOUNCING TODAY

by John Murphy

TEN-YEAR BOND YIELD IS BOUNCING OFF CHART SUPPORTGlobal bond yields are bouncing today. The daily bars in Chart 1 show the 10-Year Treasury Yield rising 6 basis points to 1.65%  Read More

ChartWatchers

More Data, Better Charts, ChartList Actions and New Content: 5 Major Additions to Your StockCharts Dashboard

by Grayson Roze

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers! Earlier this week, we released another round of upgrades and additions to your StockCharts Dashboard. I've always referred to the Dashboard as "the heart and soul of your StockCharts account"  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tom McClellan: Seasonal Inflection Point Has Moved Earlier

by Tom McClellan

Just over a year ago, I wrote here about how annual seasonality has undergone a change compared to how it used to act years ago. We all know about how November-to-April is the strong period for seasonality, and then we are supposed to “Sell in May and go away  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

RRG Signals Risk-Off on Daily Chart

by Julius de Kempenaer

The monthly charts for major markets like the S&P 500 Index are still in clear uptrends - that has not changed. But, in shorter timeframes, things have started to shift with regard to preference for asset classes  Read More

Art's Charts

Ranking and Grouping ETFs - Key Large-cap ETFs at Moment of Truth - Many More Downtrends than Uptrends

by Arthur Hill

The goal of this commentary is to cut through the day-to-day noise and focus on price action that actually matters. Noise can be in the form of news or random price fluctuations. Either way, we are often better off when we filter the noise and focus on what really matters  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Daily Market Report - Wednesday, October 9, 2019

by Tom Bowley

Note The following is the EB Daily Market Report for yesterday. It is sent out each day (usually between 11am and noon EST) to our members at EarningsBeats.com. It's one of several new products and services that we've unveiled over the past month  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Spotlight on Five REITs

by Erin Swenlin

The Diamond Scan presented only six candidates for review, one of which I wrote about yesterday (COST). I opted to run one of my less restrictive scans to see if there were a few hiding out there that my Diamond Scan doesn't normally pick out. That gave me 16 results  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Alert Mid-Week: Bull Flag on Gold with Goldbugs Fueling the Fire

by Erin Swenlin

We had a great rally in the markets today, but the DP Scoreboards clearly tell the tale that problems remain. In fact, yesterday we got an Intermediate-Term Trend Model Neutral signal on the NDX - and we will see the same signals on the other three shortly  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Taschler: A Quick Look at Silver

by Tim Taschler

I don’t trade silver too often, but I do watch it as it is an important component of the precious metal complex. One thing I’ve noticed is that when silver gets outside of the Bollinger Bands on a monthly chart - especially when it is above the upper band - a correction occurs  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle October 8, 2019

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes: Flat. Monitor purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 1/29/19 at 21.96. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes: Sold SPX 7/5/19 & 2990.41= gain 2.63%. The second window up from the bottom is the SPY/VIX ratio with a 10-period moving average  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK INDEXES FLUCTUATE BETWEEN MOVING AVERAGE LINES AS TRADING RANGE CONTINUES

by John Murphy

STOCK INDEXES REMAIN IN TRADING RANGEThe three major U.S. stock indexes shown below remain in a sideways trading range between their 50-day moving averages on top and 200-day lines below. And they continue to trade between their July highs and August lows  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Can Banks Be The Catalyst For A Strong Quarter?

by Tom Bowley

Technically-speaking, things are about to get very interesting for U.S. stocks. We've seen two economic reports out in the past two weeks that beg for at least a 25 basis point Fed rate cut  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Defensive Sectors Lead the Charge

by Erin Swenlin

I have decided to add my own (not yet charted) Diamond Index section as part of the Market Outlook section below. Basically, I will list the number of results that the Diamond Scan (formerly my General PMO Scan) returns, as well as the inverse Diamond Dog Scan  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: Market Still Tenuous - Indicators Show Bearish Divergence

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this week's episode of DecisionPoint, Erin reviewed the major market indexes as well as the DecisionPoint indicators. Meanwhile, Carl added the Percent of Stocks Below their 20-EMA and the Silver Cross Index on our standard indicator charts  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Small Up Days and Big Down Days

by Greg Schnell

The SPY ETF is having another rough start in October. We all know what happened last year, and it seems improbable to expect the same market behavior two years in a row. Having said all of that, the setup is similar and the ETF continues to cycle down in enthusiasm  Read More