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DecisionPoint

XLE Whipsaws Into LT Trend Model SELL Signal

by Erin Swenlin

(This is an excerpt from today's DecisionPoint Alert report on DecisionPoint.com) Today's giant drop in the Energy Sector (XLE) was enough to negate a very young Long-Term Trend Model (LTTM) BUY signal. The LTTM SELL signal was generated when the 50-EMA sunk below the 200-EMA  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

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

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Are RRGs "Useless" for Short-Term Trading?

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I analyze the current rotations for US sectors and answer two questions from the mailbag. For one of those questions, I discuss the use of RRGs in short-term trading. This video originally aired on January 21st, 2020  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

EB Daily Market Report - Tuesday, January 21, 2020

by Tom Bowley

Special Event Below is a sample of the Daily Market Report that I sent to EarningsBeats.com members this afternoon. Also, I'd like to extend an invite to everyone to join me at 4:30pm EST today as I will host our "Sneak Preview - Q4 Earnings" event  Read More

Wyckoff Power Charting

Dow Jones Industrials. Out of Gas?

by Bruce Fraser

In a number of cases we have studied classic Wyckoffian Overbought and Oversold conditions that emerge at the conclusion of a market move. Such a condition typically presents as Climactic action. Three or more unique events will often combine to setup exhaustion of a trend  Read More

RRG Charts

Is XLC taking over from XLF?

by Julius de Kempenaer

Here's a quick update for a rotation that caught my attention this morning. Since the end of last year, XLF has started to give up on its leading role. JdK RS-Momentum started to decline and the tail began to roll over  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Actually, Utilities Lead The Week

by Greg Schnell

It was another big week around the world, with almost all the global markets up big. While the Shanghai closed down marginally, all the commodity countries soared. If the Fed is trying to get inflation going, perhaps this is leading us down the road  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

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

Art's Charts

Despite Recent Underperformance, the Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) is Starting to Look Interesting

by Arthur Hill

The stock market started its latest run to infinity (and beyond) in mid August and the 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) just happened to peak a week or so later. Stocks and bonds were largely on the same page from February to August as both moved higher  Read More

Analyzing India

NIFTY to Stay in a Defined Range; RRG Chart Points Towards this Sector Potentially Bottoming Out

by Milan Vaishnav

With geopolitical tensions subsiding, the market had a quiet week as it continued to post a small amount of incremental gains. The trading range also remained capped due to the market oscillating in a capped range  Read More

ChartWatchers

Are Small-Cap Stocks Ready for their Day in the Sun? 3 Stocks to Bank on if the Rally Continues

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Last week, small-cap stocks were the highest performers, with the Russell 2000 gaining 2.5%  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

SPY Number of Shares Outstanding Continuing to Rise

by Tom McClellan

Note: This article previously appeared in the Jan. 14, 2020 issue of our Daily Edition. The charts are updated through Jan. 16's data. This week's chart shows an interesting representation of bullish trader sentiment  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Masses are Growing Too Bullish; I Smell a Short-Term Top

by Tom Bowley

Calling tops in a secular bull market advance is not typically a wise thing to do, because it rarely works. But it's very difficult to ignore sentiment readings that border on the absurd  Read More

ChartWatchers

Dollar Index Reaches a Crucial Technical Juncture Point

by Martin Pring

The Dollar Index has been rising in the last few sessions following its December decline, which has put it at a crucial technical juncture. Whichever way it breaks will have implications for commodities, gold and the relative performance of international equities to the US  Read More

ChartWatchers

Healthy Prognosis for Health Care

by David Keller

While sectors like Technology of received much of the praise for leading the recent market upswing, the Health Care sector is comprised of a group of five industries that all have fairly attractive chart setups  Read More

The MEM Edge

MEM Edge TV: How to Play this Frothy Market

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen shares techniques that can help you successfully trade faster-moving stocks, as well as how to use clues from the 2018 "crash" to know when the uptrend has ended  Read More

ChartWatchers

Brazil and Russia are Both Showing Promising Tails on Relative Rotation Graphs, But Russia Wins

by Julius de Kempenaer

In my last article for the RRG blog, I wrote about the process of how to get from an idea, whether based on RRG analysis or something else, to a position in your portfolio  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Prepping For Another Very Strong Earnings Season

by Tom Bowley

In my last article, I discussed the possibility that we could see a short-term top form and many of those warning signs continue to persist  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

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

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: "Clicking into Strength" - Finding Industry Group Leaders

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

One of the most important analysis tools you have access to at StockCharts is the ability to create "strength rankings" of not only sectors but also industry groups  Read More

Real Trading

The Art of Forecasting

by Larry Williams

What is the future going to look like? In this special episode of Real Trading with Larry Williams, Larry presents the general roadmap for each market in 2020. His analysis takes into account the various seasonal influences (e.g  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

SMALL CAPS AND TRANSPORTS LEAD TODAY'S RALLY

by John Murphy

RUSSELL 2000 ISHARES NEAR NEW RECORD Small cap stocks are having an unusually strong day today. And are nearing a potential new record  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

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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John Murphy's Market Message

U.S. AND CHINA SIGN PHASE ONE OF TRADE DEAL

by John Murphy

SIGNING OF TRADE DEAL BOOSTS STOCKS Stocks celebrated the U.S. and China signing phase one of their historic trade deal today with the three major stock indexes hitting another record high. Despite some late selling this afternoon, stock indexes ended in positive territory  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

News is Noise - 2019 Recap and Model Review

by Grant Morris, Greg Morris

2019 was an easy investing year for everyone, right? The S&P 500 was up 31.5% (including dividends) while the Nasdaq Composite was up 35.2%; the best year for each since 2013. I'm sure everyone did at least that well  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Short-Term Trouble Is Brewing, Be Careful!

by Tom Bowley

Hey, I'm bullish longer-term so I'm not talking about a major bear market ahead, nothing like that. But as a short-term trader, I need to heed the signs of a potential top and I'm beginning to see them  Read More

Analyzing India

Special Note: These 3 Charts Have a Story to Tell; RRG Chart Points Toward Higher Alpha Generation on a Relative Basis

by Milan Vaishnav

The headline index NIFTY is presently trading near its lifetime-high levels, returning a stellar 15% over the past 12 months and 1.08% on a Year-to-Date basis  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

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

DecisionPoint

S&P 500 2019 Q3 EARNINGS: Market Is Way Overvalued

by Carl Swenlin

The S&P 500 preliminary earnings for 2019 Q3 are available, and based upon GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principals) earnings, the S&P 500 is beyond overvalued  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Dollar Index Reaches a Crucial Technical Juncture Point

by Martin Pring

The Dollar Index has been rising in the last few sessions following its December decline, which has put it at a crucial technical juncture. Whichever way it breaks will have implications for commodities, gold and the relative performance of international equities to the US  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

A Simple Scan To Uncover Strong Stocks Pulling Back; Here Are 4 Examples

by Tom Bowley

A common question I hear now that we've seen a significant advance in U.S. equities is, "when should I get in"? Well, we're in a secular bull market. It started in 2013 and won't end, in my opinion, until the end of this decade  Read More

DecisionPoint

ETF Indexing, Carl's Scan and New ChartLists on DecisionPoint.com

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin and Carl present their thoughts on the current market environment and the problems we should be aware of. Stocks above their 20/50/200-EMAs have negative divergences with the SPY price chart  Read More

RRG Charts

From a Trading Idea To a Position

by Julius de Kempenaer

In my last article for the Don't Ignore This Chart blog, which I write for on Thursdays, I wrote about the clear message that the rotation of Growth vs. Value is currently sending  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Performance Ranks vs. SCTRs: A 6 Month Test

by Tom Bowley

Let's first look at our sector SPDR funds, in SCTR order: It's important to note that SCTR scores are calculated as of today. Performance ranks will change based on whether we look at one day performance, one week performance, six months performance, etc  Read More

The Mindful Investor

What Gold's Pullback Means for the 2020 Outlook

by David Keller

The final chart that I shared in my portion of the StockCharts 2020 Market Outlook (coming soon to our YouTube channel!) was a two-year chart of gold. After a pullback in the fall to Fibonacci support, gold appeared to be resuming its long-term uptrend  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS LOOK VUNLERABLE TO SHORT-TERM PULLBACK

by John Murphy

SHORT-TERM STOCK VIEW LOOKS OVER-EXTENDEDDespite geopolitical concerns at the start of the week between the U.S. and Iran, stocks ended the week higher. All three major stock indexes also hit new records before experiencing some minor-profit-taking on Friday  Read More

Analyzing India

NIFTY May Remain Volatile in the Coming Week; RRG Charts Show Key Sectors Continuing to Lose Momentum

by Milan Vaishnav

As the Indian markets traded on the anticipated lines, they continued to consolidate, but also saw tremendous volatility owing to the geopolitical tension in the West Asian region. The NIFTY traded in a wider-than-usual range and ended the week on a relatively flat note  Read More

The MEM Edge

Consumer Discretionary Sector May Be Waking Up – Three Major Retailers That Are Setting The Pace

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On Wednesday, I wrote about Mega-Cap Retail stock McDonalds (MCD) and its downtrend reversal. (You can read about that here.) Since then, more heavyweight retailers have begun to exhibit signs of renewed performance as they reverse downtrends or break out of lengthy flat bases  Read More

The Traders Journal

Do You Use The "Krauthammer Conjecture" To Improve Your Sell Discipline?

by Gatis Roze

I know a majority of my fellow investors are also ardent sports fans who live-a-little or die-a-little with each win or loss by their respective team. The parallels to investing are self-evident. Afterall, our portfolios of equities are our teams as well  Read More

ChartWatchers

This Chart Suggests Rally Should Continue in the Very Short-Term

by Erin Swenlin

This is an excerpt from yesterday's DecisionPoint Alert [with updated comments & charts]. If you'd like to subscribe to DecisionPoint  Read More