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Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Introduction To Market Timing

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave discusses the significance of market timing, which is less about beating the market and more about not letting the market beat you. Dave explores how to put his methodology into action, focusing on Landry Light, 10% TFM and more  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: Introducing the Golden Cross and Silver Cross Indexes

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin introduce the new Golden Cross and Silver Cross Indexes  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCKS PULL BACK ON TRADE NEWS

by John Murphy

STOCK INDEXES PULL BACK FROM OVERBOUGHT TERRITORY News that a "phase one" trade deal may not be reached this year is contributing to selling in stocks today. That and the fact that stocks have reached overbought territory and are probably due for some profit-taking anyway  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle November 19, 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

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: How to Spot a Pair Trade on RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

How can you use RRGs (Relative Rotation Graphs) to spot potential pair trades? In this episode of Sector Spotlight, I explain one way to find a potential pair trading opportunity, searching for a stock with high(est) potential in a sector with high(est) potential and off-setting  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Creating A Portfolio To Trounce The S&P 500

by Tom Bowley

While there's no sugar coating that the market's sudden shift in August from growth stocks to value stocks cut into my returns, I'm still quite proud of my Model portfolio's performance after its one year anniversary yesterday  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Building Materials May Be Benefiting from Bullish Home Builders

by Erin Swenlin

Many of my colleagues have been noting the hot Home Builders industry group. I found a Building Materials stock that could be benefiting from this and have also included a Home Builder stock as well  Read More

The MEM Edge

They’re Baaaacck……! Midyear Leaders Are Beginning To Reverse Their Downtrends.

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

The ebb and flow of the markets always keeps things interesting, but when fast-moving, high growth stocks were stopped in their track’s midyear, it was quite perplexing. Many of these stocks still had strong growth prospects that would normally continue to propel them higher  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Watch Your Weight and Eat Soup at Home Depot

by Erin Swenlin

We've got an interesting mix of "diamonds" today. I'm not particularly clever with my titles, but today's does give away that Weight Watchers (WW), Campbell's (CPB) and Home Depot (HD) are on today's list. I also have Dominion Energy (D) and Avalara (AVLR), a software company  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Another Industry Breakout And A Stock That's Leading The Charge

by Tom Bowley

The good news is that this breakout in the S&P 500 is littered with mini-breakouts in various sectors and industry groups. One of the latest industry groups to join the party is diversified industrials ($DJUSID), home of General Electric (GE)  Read More

RRG Charts

How to Plot Cryptocurrencies on Relative Rotation Graphs

by Julius de Kempenaer

Weekly RRG of Crypto Currencies vs USD On 8 November, StockCharts.com announced the arrival of cryptocurrency data in this ChartWatchers article  Read More

Art's Charts

Don't Look Now, but New Highs are Expanding within the Small-cap Universe

by Arthur Hill

The number of stocks making new highs has been a lagging link in the breadth indicators this year. While the S&P 500 trades at a new high, the number of new highs within the index has yet to exceed 100 and get back to the levels seen in June  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

2020 Market Outlook And A Turnaround Candidate To Consider In An Unlikely Area

by Tom Bowley

If you've followed my blogging and shows, then you know how bullish I've been and still am. During all the trade war, Fed, recession, and political worries, I've called for new all-time highs. I'm not stopping there. Don't be shocked if you see the S&P 500 hit 4040 in 2020  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Healthy But Exhausted At Higher Levels; RRG Shows These Sectors To Outperform

by Milan Vaishnav

The week that went by continued to trade on the expected lines, while the 12000-12050 zone continued to pose resistance to the markets on the upside. The week was spent with the markets consolidating at higher levels while demonstrating weakness near the critical resistance zone  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Apple Going Vertical Again

by Carl Swenlin

Late last year I wrote about Apple (AAPL) when it had broken down from a parabolic advance, a break which ultimately resulted in a total decline of about -40%. To see it on a chart just boggles my mind  Read More

ChartWatchers

DP Diamonds: Darlings & Duds from 9/27/2019

by Erin Swenlin

For those of you not yet familiar, I have started a new report in our blog called "DecisionPoint Daily Diamonds", in which I select five stocks or "diamonds in the rough" from the results of one of my many DecisionPoint scans  Read More

ChartWatchers

Three Major Stock Indexes Hit New Records

by John Murphy

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in John Murphy's Market Message on Friday, November 15th at 4:14pm ET. Stocks are ending the week in record territory. The three charts below show the three major U.S. stock indexes closing at record highs on Friday  Read More

ChartWatchers

How is YOUR Market Vision?

by John Hopkins

First off, it gives me GREAT pleasure to announce our first ever online Financial Conference, Market Vision 2020, which will take place just as the new year begins. EarningsBeats  Read More

ChartWatchers

Three Signs Showing that the Offense has Taken the Field

by Arthur Hill

The character of the stock market changed over the last six to seven weeks as the market took on a more offensive tone. Don't get me wrong. The stock market was already in bull mode and the S&P 500 has been above its 200-day SMA since early June  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK INDEXES HIT NEW RECORDS

by John Murphy

THREE MAJOR STOCK INDEXES HIT NEW RECORDSStocks are ending the week in record territory. The three charts below show the three major U.S. stock indexes closing at record highs on Friday. And the rally is pretty broad-based. Ten of the eleven market sectors gained on the day  Read More

The Traders Journal

Don't Be A Mystery Box Investor: Blending Technicals, Fundamentals and Observationals For A More Stable Approach

by Grayson Roze

Quick, don't think, just answer – what's your favorite thing about investing? I can't answer for you, but I can tell you mine. I admit it, I have a problem. I'm a true stock junkie through 'n through. I love the markets. I love the whole system of it  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: Stop-Losses for Beginners

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

How do you preserve gains and limit your losses? A great trading plan and using stops can assist you! In this week's episode of WealthWise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen explain what stops are, their various types and their advantages and disadvantages  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Looking Ahead To 2020 For Sector Leadership

by Tom Bowley

I remain quite bullish about 2020 prospects and one reason is the relative strength of our 5 aggressive sectors - technology (XLK), consumer discretionary (XLY), communication services (XLC), financials (XLF), and industrials (XLI)  Read More

RRG Charts

Industrials is a Sector to Watch - Here are Two Stocks that May Stand Out

by Julius de Kempenaer

RRG for US sectors, highlighting XLI On the Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors, Industrials continue to show a strong rotation. They are now just about to cross over into the lagging quadrant on the weekly timeframe  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

What A First Year It's Been For My Model Portfolio! +44.54% With 3 Days Left

by Tom Bowley

Any time you can beat the benchmark S&P 500, it's saying something. Many professionals managing money set the S&P 500 as the standard and try to beat it.and most fail. It's not an easy thing to do. But I do believe there's a secret sauce to beating the S&P 500  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Is Your "Cash Safe" in Home Builders?

by Erin Swenlin

Forgive the pun today, but I found it quite funny when the only two results on my Diamond PMO Scan were "CASH" and "SAFE"! I have included both today as I did find them very interesting  Read More

Real Trading

US Stocks, Gold and Open Mic!

by Larry Williams

On this episode of Real Trading with Larry Williams, Larry presents his new Great Growth Stock, "Brad's Drink". He also gives his take on Disney (DIS), Copper (CPER), Lending Club (LC) and Bitcoin ($BTCUSD). This episode originally aired on November 14th, 2019  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK INDEXES HOLD THEIR GAINS

by John Murphy

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES HOLD THEIR GAINS The first three charts below show the major stock indexes holding onto their November gains. All three remain above their July highs which should now provide support on any pullbacks. [Broken overhead resistance becomes new support  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

Trend and Trend Plus – Friends with Diversification Benefits

by Grant Morris, Greg Morris

Last time we showed you charts of many different market indices along with two of our strategies; Trend and Trend Plus  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Rotating Back Into the Leading Quadrant While Breaking Above Resistance in Price and Relative Strength... What More Do You Want?

by Julius de Kempenaer

AMD weekly chart with relative strength and RRG - Lines When I ran the RRG for the most active movers in the S&P 500 (at yesterday's close), I noted a strong rotation for AMD  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

New Leadership In The Industrials, But How Do We Break Down The Group For Winners?

by Tom Bowley

In my last article, I illustrated the relative breakout in industrials vs. the benchmark S&P 500. The market goes through cycles and leadership rotates - even during the same bull market. StockCharts  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Alert Mid-Week: Intermediate-Term Negative Divergences Warn

by Erin Swenlin

Another week has passed and the market isn't really showing its hand. Momentum is slowing, but we haven't seen any serious pullbacks  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Does it Bear Repeating?

by Erin Swenlin

I am finding that I get "repeats" in my scan results of stocks that I've already presented to you in recent Diamond Reports. For example, Microsoft (MSFT) and Deckers Outdoor (DECK) have found their way into today's results, but I wrote about each within the past few weeks  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Money & Position Management

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave discusses what you need to hear regarding money and position management, with a special focus on his "secret sauce." In addition, he also talks about last week's Mystery Chart reveal and presents a new Mystery Chart  Read More

The MEM Edge

Jumping The Shark – Key Signals That Your Stock is No Longer In An Uptrend

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Picking the right stock is a lot like catching that perfect wave. You’re out there in a sea of possibilities, looking for that perfect setup  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle November 12, 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

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Heavy Financials

by Erin Swenlin

I would like to thank all of our veterans for their service in recognition of Veterans' Day (which was yesterday), particularly my father, who is a 20-year veteran of the USAF. As a veteran myself, I decided to take yesterday off from writing  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: Put/Call Ratios - Breadth - Swenlin Trading Oscillators Still Warn

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin review the action of the S&P 500 in depth, covering the climactic and short-term indicator divergences as the market climbs. (There are problems that cannot be ignored, but they are more subtle  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

RRG Shows Bullish Sector Rotation!

by Julius de Kempenaer

Weekly RRG - US sectors As it turns out, finding an interesting chart for today's DITC article was not very difficult! The weekly RRG, printed above, shows a very strong rotation in favor of offensive, high BETA sectors  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

A Key New Theme Has Emerged

by Tom Bowley

We've witnessed a major shift in relative strength among sectors and industry groups and in order to prepare for the overall market strength in late-2019 and into 2020, we need to recognize this fundamental shift. Below I've identified a major thematic change in the U.S  Read More