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Analyzing India

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Week Ahead: Buoyant NIFTY May Face Consolidation at Higher Levels; Expect Outperformance from These Sectors

by Milan Vaishnav

Much on the expected lines, the Indian equity markets had a strong week. Despite being overbought and a bit overextended on the charts, the stocks put up a resilient show while the NIFTY tested and closed at a fresh lifetime high point  Read More

Art's Charts

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Bonds Throw a Tantrum and Banks Cheer

by Arthur Hill

The 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) threw a tantrum this week with the biggest two day decline since March 2020, which was a very chaotic month  Read More

ChartWatchers

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A Hundred Large Cap Stocks are in a Bear Market - And Wall Street is Looking for 35 of Them to Soar

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

While the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) are in striking distance of their early September highs in price, over 20% of the Large Cap stocks within these Indices are in a bear market.* That is to say, they're down at least 20% from their 52-week highs  Read More

The Mindful Investor

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Why Gold Remains Bearish

by David Keller

Gold has captivated human beings for millennia, infatuated with its appearance and it scarcity. Gold has also attracted investors for its value in hedging inflation and providing a stable store of wealth during periods of uncertainty  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Three Climax Days This Week That Were Right On

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

Climax analysis is something unique to DecisionPoint and we've found that "climax days" are highly accurate in determining market bottoms and tops in the very short term  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Breaking Down the Financials Sector on RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the Relative Rotation Graph for sectors, the Financials sector, XLF, is positioned inside the lagging quadrant and heading upwards to the improving quadrant. The sector is gaining on the vertical JdK RS-Momentum axis, but not so much (yet) on the horizontal Jdk RS-Ratio axis  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Markets Regain Upside Momentum

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

This week on StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews the broader markets and highlights a shift into newer sectors. She also reviews stocks that had major moves last week which, in turn, impacted other stocks in their group  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Are Transportation Stocks Setting up for Monday?

by Mish Schneider

On Friday, the transportation (IYT) sector made a comeback from this week's lows, along with clearing resistance from its 200-day moving average (DMA) at $249.46. Next, it will need to clear its 50-DMA at $252.16  Read More

ChartWatchers

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This Sector Is Turning The Bullish Corner; Higher Prices Ahead

by Tom Bowley

As you probably know, my background is in public accounting. I practiced as a CPA for two decades prior to turning my full attention to technical analysis  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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It's Black.

by Greg Schnell

The market has tried to rally since the Monday lows, and we all know the difficulty of trying to figure out which rally is the right one to jump on. Every touch of the 50-day has created a market low. This time, the market is wobbling down around the 50-DMA  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK INDEXES REGAIN 50-DAY LINES

by John Murphy

STOCKS MAKE UP LOST GROUNDTwo strong days in a row have more than made back losses suffered on Monday. In addition, some of the short-term technical damage has been repaired  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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The Market Fails to Clear Key Price Levels

by Mish Schneider

On Wednesday, the Fed announcement continued past promises of reducing their bond-buying program and keeping interest rates low  Read More

Real Trading

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What You Need to Know to Trade Cryptos

by Larry Williams

Larry is back again! The topic du jour is "Trading Bitcoins & Cryptocurrencies." They have become really big markets with a huge following. Larry will share his insights on how to trade them, the problems with them and the opportunities  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

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When the Market Takes a Tumble and How to Handle It

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave discusses the elephant in the room and he has a lot of thoughts about it. He talks about methodology in action and market timing - "Where are we now?" The charts will change over time, but the concepts are still there  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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The Ord Oracle September 21, 2021

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Neutral Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 10/9/20 at 40.78 Long Term SPX Monitor Purposes: Neutral We updated this chart from yesterday, where we said "The bottom window is the 'Rate of Change' for the VIX  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Is the Market Sending Mixed Signals to Dip Buyers?

by Mish Schneider

On Tuesday, the Market attempted a recovery, with an initial gap higher followed by choppy price action throughout the day. Because the market is not selling off like it did early Monday, this is showing that the market is having trouble bouncing back quickly  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Commodities Experience a False Upside Breakout -- Or Did They?

by Martin Pring

Earlier in the month, I pointed out that the long-term indicators for commodities were still bullish, but getting overbought. At the same time, several intermarket relationships were signaling danger, which suggested some degree of vulnerability  Read More

RRG Charts

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Sector Spotlight: The Markets Take a Nose Dive -- What's Next?

by Julius de Kempenaer

Be Careful what you wish for. the market finally seems to be starting to give in. As Europe opens the week lower and the US follows, I assess the rotations at asset class and sector level on this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS SUFFER BIGGEST DROP SINCE THE SPRING

by John Murphy

SEPTEMBER SELLING DEEPENS ON CHINA CONCERNS Monday's heavy selling of stocks was the biggest drop since the spring. The selling started in China on concerns over its property market and spread to Europe and the U.S  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Here's How Wall Street Has Reacted To The Fed The Last 10 Meetings

by Tom Bowley

The Fed began its latest 2-day meeting this morning and it'll release its latest FOMC policy decision on Wednesday at 2pm ET  Read More

DecisionPoint

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DP TV: FAANG+ Safety Net Gone!

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin and Carl concentrate on what could be a Downside Exhaustion Climax. Carl covers off the broad markets and indicators with special attention to a possible exhaustion  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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How to Create a Successful Trading Plan

by Mish Schneider

Some people say that trading takes nerves of steel and insane willpower. Maybe people with these skills exist, but to become successful at trading you don't need to have such rare superpowers. What a successful trader needs, and what many traders fail to create, is a solid plan  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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At the Edge of Chaos: Not Adding Up; Stocks Crash, But Algos Buy Call Options as Money Pours into Mutual Funds

by Joe Duarte

The wall of worry is so high now that it seems insurmountable  Read More

Analyzing India

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Week Ahead: NIFTY May Broadly Consolidate; RRG Chart Shows This Sector Ending Its Relative Underperformance

by Milan Vaishnav

As discussed in an earlier technical note, the Indian equity markets were grossly overbought; as a result, they were largely expected to consolidate  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Does Poor Transportation Performance Signal A Bear Market Ahead?

by Tom Bowley

It's an interesting question. After all, during periods of economic expansion, transportation stocks ($TRAN) should ship more goods, report higher profits, and be rewarded with higher stock prices  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Profiting on Stocks After Earnings

by John Hopkins

On September 9, Affirm Holdings (AFRM) reported its earnings results after the bell. The market liked what they heard and saw, with the stock climbing a nifty 37.5% from the prior day's close to the high the day after the numbers were released  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Should You Buy the Pullback?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

This week on StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews the broader markets and what to be on the lookout for to signal a bullish uptrend. She also shares pockets of strength that are poised to trade higher, as well as turnarounds that have further upside potential  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Walking Blind Into An Energy Crisis

by Greg Schnell

A theme is emerging in the energy space. Oddly, it is not a theme focused on green energy. At this point, it appears to be a theme focused on the energy squeeze that is right before us. This worldwide issue appears to be coming to a head  Read More

The Mindful Investor

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When In Doubt, Use a Checklist

by David Keller

I recently gave a webcast on how to avoid one of the sneakiest and most prolific of the behavioral biases: confirmation bias. Here's how it works. Instead of gathering evidence and then making a decision, you reverse the two  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Breaking Key Support in the S&P 500 (SPY) Could Be a Reversal Opportunity

by Mish Schneider

On Friday, the S&P 500 (SPY) broke an important support level by closing under the 50-day moving average and this week's low. While this was an important level to break, it was also a very clean and obvious place for the SPY to fall through  Read More

ChartWatchers

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AAII Percent Bears Surges, but Excessive Sentiment is not a Two-Way Street

by Arthur Hill

The AAII indicators are making waves this week so I will cover two charts. AAII percent bears surged to 39.3% and percent bulls dropped to 22.40%. As a result, net bull-bear percentage plunged to -16.90%, the first negative reading since September 2020  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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Seasonal Stress Sparks Sentiment Swoon

by Tom McClellan

With rising worries about September's bad reputation for the stock market, and with a small drawdown in stock prices, investors seem to have suddenly turned a lot more bearish  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

S&P 500 IS TESTING 50-DAY AVERAGE

by John Murphy

S&P 500 TESTS 50-DAY MOVING AVERAGE Chart 1 shows the S&P 500 trying to find support at its 50-day moving average (blue arrow). Stocks have entered a seasonally weak period extending from September into October  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Are Traders Programmed to Buy Dips?

by Mish Schneider

With the pandemic came a wave of new retail traders. Using apps that make trading as easy as swiping up on a phone to execute an order, millennials and more jumped on the bull train after the initial market selloff  Read More

RRG Charts

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We Can See More Than "Just" Sector Rotation on Relative Rotation Graphs

by Julius de Kempenaer

I had planned to look at some lesser-known Relative Rotation Graphs in this week's episode of Sector Spotlight, but I used too much time on asset class and sector rotations to make that happen. So I am going to publish them here and give a brief description and interpretation  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

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How to Find Stock Setups to Trade -- and What to Do When You Find Them

by Dave Landry

As setups present themselves, it's hard to read something in a book and go out and do it. You really need to have somebody guide you on what a good setup is. In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave shows you how to to just that  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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The Battle of Paid and Zero-Commission Trading Continues

by Mish Schneider

On Tuesday, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler, faced pushed back from senators about his recent ideas of adding cryptocurrency regulation, along with other topics such as meme stocks and zero-commission trading  Read More

RRG Charts

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Sector Spotlight: Rotation in the Defensive Sector is Gathering Momentum

by Julius de Kempenaer

On this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, asset class level stocks are still beating bonds, but the pace is slowing down. The big H&S pattern in EUR/USD, which suggested strength for the USD, is still there but lost a bit of its appetite  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Will The Market Maker Manipulation Kick In Again This Month?

by Tom Bowley

One of my favorite times to trade is leading up to options expiration, because it's one time where I feel fairly comfortable which side of the trade that market makers are on. It's options expiration week and a time where we do a lot of research of EarningsBeats  Read More

DecisionPoint

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DP TV: Recognizing Market Climaxes Can Help You Find Key Pivot Points

by Erin Swenlin

In this special evergreen episode of DecisionPoint, Erin discusses the concept of climax analysis. Market climaxes are important to recognize, as they generally will indicate whether the market is "initiating" a new move or if the current price move is "exhausting  Read More