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Art's Charts

Ranking and Grouping Key ETFs - Tech-related ETFs Hit Moment of Truth, while Biotech ETFs Find Support

by Arthur Hill

After studying the charts in my core ETF list, I came up with eight groupings. The top three groups represent ETFs that are still in uptrends, while the bottom three groups represent ETFs that are in downtrends and lagging overall. The middle groups are in flux  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES ARE HEADED FOR TEST OF SUMMER HIGH

by John Murphy

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES NEAR SUMMER HIGHSMajor U.S. stock indexes are trading higher today and approaching a test of their summer highs. Chart 1 shows the Dow Industrials continuing its bounce from yesterday afternoon and maintaining its bullish bias  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Post-Fed Action Provides Us MAJOR Clues....If You Know Where To Look

by Tom Bowley

I think most technicians would agree that stock market action into the close is generally much more important than stock market action just after the open. That is magnified even further when we have a major event take place intraday  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Here Is Another Sector Breaking To New Highs!

by Julius de Kempenaer

Today I posted a Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors on my Twitter and Instagram feeds highlighting the clear split between some sectors that is now visible on the daily time frame  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - More Industrials and REITs (Including a Repeat)

by Erin Swenlin

The General Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) scan threw 12 stocks at me today. We're still not seeing huge numbers coming in on these scans, which tells me to proceed with caution. Additionally, it's been interesting to see so many Industrials and REITs in the results  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Alert: Overbought IT Indicators Suggest Rough Waters Ahead

by Erin Swenlin

The DecisionPoint indicators help give us some insight into the condition of the market. The present short-term indicator deterioration is bearish, and the very overbought readings on our ITBM and ITVM suggest lower prices ahead  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

FED CUTS RATE A QUARTER POINT AS EXPECTED BUT APPEARS SPLIT ON FURTHER CUTS

by John Murphy

STOCKS RECOVER EARLY LOSSESStocks recovered from initial selling after today's quarter point rate cut. Chart 1 shows the Dow Industrials ending 36 points (+0.13%) higher today to reverse earlier losses  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle September 17, 2019

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes: Sold SPX on 8/27/19 at 2869.16= gain .77%; long 8/23/19 at 2847.60. 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%  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Hold Your Breath, It's Fed Day!

by Tom Bowley

I'm nervous. I believe the market has shown how nervous it's been as money quickly rotated from growth to value stocks ahead of today's Fed announcement. Here's a 10 year weekly look at the IWF:IWD ratio (Russell 1000 growth vs. value)  Read More

DecisionPoint

DecisionPoint Daily Diamonds - PMO Scan Pulls "Defensive" Stocks

by Erin Swenlin

My Price Momentum Oscillator (PMO) scan is still not providing too many choices; the ones that are appearing are in defensive categories. This always makes me suspicious of market conditions. Despite the SPX rising to new all-time highs, I'm only seeing around 8-11 results  Read More

Art's Charts

Moment-of-truth for Small-cap and Regional Bank ETFs

by Arthur Hill

The S&P SmallCap iShares (IJR) and Russell 2000 iShares (IWM) are leading the market in September with 8.22% and 7.66% gains, respectively  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Crude Oil: The Long-Term View And The Fed's Role

by Tom Bowley

Crude oil ($WTIC) was certainly in the news on Monday after a drone strike crippled Saudi Arabian oil production by roughly 50%. The immediate reduction in global oil supply was felt via a 14.68% surge in price to $62.90 per barrel  Read More

DecisionPoint

DecisionPoint Daily Diamonds - "Momentum Sleepers"

by Erin Swenlin

I've been running my "Momentum Sleepers" scan daily in the hopes of catching some stocks that are building momentum underneath the surface. These are mostly beat-down stocks, but volume and momentum are beginning to improve  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Three Charts That Could Signal A Significant Extension To The Equity Rally

by Martin Pring

High Velocity of Short-Term Indicators Indicate Higher Prices Three Charts to Monitor for More Upside Potential High Velocity of Short-Term Indicators Indicate Higher Prices A couple of weeks ago, I cited some short-term indicators for the US stock market that struck me as being  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

ATTACK ON SAUDI OIL FACILITIES PUSHES CRUDE OIL AND ENERGY SHARES SHARPLY HIGHER

by John Murphy

CRUDE OIL AND ENERGY SHARES JUMPAs expected, the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities pushed the price of oil sharply higher today and in very heavy trading. Chart 1 shows the United States Oil Fund (USO) surging 12% to the highest level in four months  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Taschler: 5 Troubling Charts - Revisited

by Tim Taschler

On August 4th, I wrote 5 Troubling Charts, where I said that “from a macro perspective, there are 5 key charts that I find troubling…” Six weeks have passed and I thought it worthwhile to see how things have changed (all charts courtesy of StockCharts.com, 9/15/19)  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Global Markets Make New Highs

by Greg Schnell

One of the concerns about the recent rallies in the USA has been the lack of support by the global indexes. While the USA went higher, the rest of the world has been stalled. This week, that began to change  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Is Now The Time For FedEx?

by Tom Bowley

FedEx Corp (FDX) will be reporting its latest quarterly results tomorrow after the closing bell. In late-August, FDX printed a bullish engulfing candle and it's been moving straight up ever since  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Holds The Crucial 100-Week MA; May Stay Vulnerable Unless It Moves Past This Zone

by Milan Vaishnav

The week remained positive for the Indian equities as the benchmark index closed with week with net gains. The markets witnessed up-moves over the past couple of days, but those were fueled mostly by short-covering, which was triggered from the lower levels  Read More

Art's Charts

Are Recent Rotations within the Stock Market Bullish or Bearish?

by Arthur Hill

There are still plenty of strong uptrends out there in ETF land, but we are seeing a bit of rotation in the stock market  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

SHARP REBOUND IN BOND YIELDS CONTRIBUTES TO ROTATION INTO VALUE STOCKS

by John Murphy

TEN-YEAR TREASURY YIELD BOUNCES OFF MAJOR CHART SUPPORT My Wednesday message showed the 10-Year Treasury yield bouncing off major chart support at its 2012 and 2016 lows and in a very oversold condition. That made a rebound in bond yields more likely  Read More

ChartWatchers

Drive Off In These Profitable Stocks That Are Poised To Trade Higher

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

U.S. retail sales came in stronger than expected for the month of August and, while internet sales and home goods saw a pickup, the real boost in last month’s retail numbers came from auto sales  Read More

ChartWatchers

When Transports And Small Caps Talk, We MUST Listen

by Tom Bowley

I've been adamant that we remain in a secular bull market, and I'm sticking to it. Yes, September scares me. The Fed petrifies me. And no more tweets, please! Oh, and let's not forget about the inverted yield curve (which isn't inverted any longer, by the way)  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Daily Market Report - Friday, September 13, 2019

by Tom Bowley

Special Note: On Monday, September 16th, I will officially begin writing full-time at EarningsBeats.com as its Chief Market Strategist, returning to a role that I left in March 2015 when I joined StockCharts.com as a Sr. Technical Analyst  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Daily Diamonds - Yummy Flowers

by Erin Swenlin

Today, I ran a variety of scans, but the results are mostly from my "Bullish EMA - Mid-Range SCTR" scan, which nearly always gives me a lot of results. Today was no exception. I had 82 results! My other scans just weren't returning the set-ups I liked, but a few snuck in  Read More

ChartWatchers

Small Caps Surge and Reflect Rotation into Cheaper Parts of the Market

by John Murphy

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in John Murphy's Market Message on Wednesday, September 11th at 5:14pm ET. Smaller stocks were the stars of today's stock action  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Golden Cross and Silver Cross Indexes Not Confirming SPY Record High

by Carl Swenlin

On Thursday SPY hit an all-time intraday high, but it was not confirmed by some of our internal indicators. In particular I am referring to the *Golden Cross and **Silver Cross Indexes, both of which are well below their levels when the market made its last all-time high in July  Read More

ChartWatchers

Sticking With Stocks Over Bonds

by David Keller

I’ve written before about RSI and the difference between “good” overbought and “bad” overbought. In the future, we may see the bond prices of these past few weeks used as examples of how to interpret extreme overbought conditions  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Bending Aluminum - Alcoa Turns

by Greg Schnell

Alcoa (AA) is one of the beaten-down names in the commodity space. With the XLI breaking out to new highs this week, all of the industrial metal stocks look set to run, and Alcoa could be one of the gems that makes a big move  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Financial Sector is Improving, Leadership Role for JPM

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the weekly Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors, the Financial sector is positioned just inside the lagging quadrant, very close to the benchmark (center of the chart)  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Wall Street Rallies As We Near Record Highs Once Again

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Thursday, September 12, 2019 Apparently we're back in the "feel good" portion of the trade war as President Trump announced on Thursday that there would be a tariff delay, providing a "gesture of good will"  Read More

Art's Charts

Index Breadth Model Improves as IWM Challenges Resistance

by Arthur Hill

Stocks surged the last 12 days with small-caps leading the way higher. The Russell 2000 iShares (IWM) is up 6.8% and the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) is up 4.6%. Even though small-caps are leading short-term, they are still lagging on the three and six month timeframes  Read More

DecisionPoint

DecisionPoint Daily Diamonds - Might Need Some Pullbacks

by Erin Swenlin

Today, I ran the WealthWise Women "Pink Line" scan, which uses the 50-SMA and a Chandelier Exit to determine entries and exits  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tom McClellan: Trump Thinks He Wants Low Rates Like Europe, But Be Careful What You Ask For

by Tom McClellan

President Trump has been articulating his wish on Twitter and elsewhere that the U.S. have interest rates as low as other countries. That’s an understandable wish, as no one likes to pay more than the other guy is paying for something  Read More

The Mindful Investor

The Three Time Frames of Technical Analysis

by David Keller

I’m often asked about how technical indicators work across different time frames. The short answer is "Yes, they work." The longer answer, which explains how you need to use the toolkit differently depending on your time frame, follows  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

LRCX is Breaking To New Highs While Relative Strength is Picking Up

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the Relative Rotation Graph for technology stocks, LRCX stands out, with its relatively long tail and its push into the leading quadrant at a strong RRG-Heading. Such a rotation is more than enough reason to open up a regular chart for further investigation  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Industrials Challenging Resistance Again; Airlines Poised Strong Q4?

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Wednesday, September 11, 2019 On the 18th anniversary of 9/11, it was somewhat ironic that Boeing (BA, +3.51%) led the Dow Jones back above 27,000 and within 1% of its all-time high. Apple (AAPL, +3  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK RALLY RESUMES AS MAJOR STOCK INDEXES DRAW CLOSER TO SUMMER HIGH

by John Murphy

STOCK INDEXES GAIN MORE GROUND The stock upturn that started last week when major stock indexes cleared their August trading range and 50-day averages gained momentum today. All three major indexes hit the highest level in more than a month  Read More

The MEM Edge

Small Caps Break Above Resistance – 4 Turnaround Candidates To Consider

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

This week’s action in the markets is pointing to a shift in money flows out of high multiple Technology stocks and into recently down-and-out Small Caps, Financials and Cyclicals  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle September 10, 2019

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes: Sold SPX on 8/27/19 at 2869.16= gain .77%; long 8/23/19 at 2847.60. 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%  Read More