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Top Advisors Corner

It Takes 15 Months for Yield Curve Inversion To Be Felt

by Tom McClellan

We had an inverted yield curve in 2019, and yet the planet did not tumble off its axis. The sky did not fall  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: Watch Out for that Volume!

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of WealthWise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin discuss the power of volume as a sentiment shift indicator. They also review quick ways to screen for high-volume stocks with bullish charts  Read More

The MEM Edge

MEM Edge TV: Will High Growth Stocks Continue to Power Higher?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews some earnings-driven dynamics that are providing bullish upside for some unusual groups  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

DOLLAR SURGES TO NEARLY THREE-YEAR HIGH

by John Murphy

U.S. DOLLAR INDEX BREAKS OUT TO THE UPSIDE The strong rally that started in the dollar in January passed another technical milestone this week. The daily bars in Chart 1 show the U.S  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Two Changes to the Asset Allocation RRG Universe

by Julius de Kempenaer

People who follow the RRG Charts blog and my other articles in the ChartWatchers newsletter, as well as this Don't Ignore This Chart blog, will know that I like a top-down, structured approach to markets  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Getting Into Hot IPOs

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave talks all about how to get into hot IPOs early. As part of this, he presents the number one reason to trade IPOs and the ground rules for doing so. This video was originally recorded on February 19th, 2020  Read More

DecisionPoint

Has the Energy Sector Bottomed?

by Carl Swenlin

Today Energy (XLE) was the best performing of the eleven SPDR sectors we follow. I have been watching the Energy Sector (XLE) for a few weeks, wondering if it was finally setting up for a rally  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Low Bond Yields May Not Be Around Much Longer

by Martin Pring

Secular Trend for the 20-Year Yield Lower Down Curve Yields Are Already in a Secular Bull Short-Term Oscillators Ready for Some Upside Action? The coronavirus has triggered concerns about the recovery, which in turn has resulted in a sharp setback for yields  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

GOLD REACHES SEVEN-YEAR HIGH

by John Murphy

GOLD RESUMES UPTREND My weekend message explained why falling bond yields, and an over-extended stock market, might be two of the reasons that investors have been buying gold since the start of the year. And they're doing so in the face of a rising dollar  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Building A Solid Portfolio Starts With A Strong Foundation

by Tom Bowley

I write about this a lot  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

This Stock Has Legendary Backing, High Growth and a Breakout On Volume.....

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Retail Furnishing stocks have been a hot area as new home sales have continued to grow in this low interest rate environment  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Gold Drives By $1600

by Greg Schnell

Gold has been holding up while other commodities collapsed in 2020. But today was special, as gold vaulted back through $1600. The best part of the move was that the miners also supported the move! First of all, this is the chart of gold. Looks great, uptrend intact  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: (Re-)structuring the Asset Allocation Process

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I cover a few questions that came in via the mailbag and used one of the questions to (re-)structure my asset allocation approach and visualize the investment pyramid. This video was originally recorded on February 18th, 2020  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

With The First Pick In The U.S. Stock Market Draft, EarningsBeats.com Selects...

by Tom Bowley

I've never really thought about it before, but putting together a portfolio is very similar to drafting NFL or NBA players  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

FALLING BOND YIELDS HAVE BEEN GIVING A BIG BOOST TO THE PRICE OF GOLD

by John Murphy

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GOLD AND THE DOLLAR Last weekend's message explained that one of the side-effects of a rising U.S dollar is weaker commodity prices. And that's been the case so far this year as a four-month high in the U.S  Read More

Art's Charts

Applying the Dow Theory Principle of Confirmation to Measure Sector Participation

by Arthur Hill

Dow Theory applies the principle of confirmation to confirm primary trends. Charles Dow used the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports to confirm the primary trend for the broader market  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Vulnerable at Current Levels; RRG Chart Shows These Groups Doing Relatively Better

by Milan Vaishnav

The previous week saw the markets consolidating in a 256-point move, as the headline index NIFTY50 ended flat with a negligible gain  Read More

ChartWatchers

Select 5G Stocks Will Benefit From This Week's T-Mobile/Sprint Merger – Here are 3 Stocks Poised To Trade Higher

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

This week's federal court decision to allow the T-Mobile (TMUS)/Sprint (S) merger to go through has reignited select areas of the market that will be positively impacted by the boost in 5G adoption in the U.S  Read More

ChartWatchers

Struggling Small Caps

by David Keller

"How come small-caps aren't doing better when the market's making new highs?" I've heard some version of this question many times over the last couple years, starting with the emergence of the FAANG trade  Read More

ChartWatchers

How High Might the S&P 500 Go? History Provides Us Clues

by Tom Bowley

Embrace this rally. As far as bull markets go, this is truly the Perfect Storm  Read More

ChartWatchers

Commodities Remain on a Knife Edge

by Martin Pring

Back in December, I wrote an article pointing out that the business cycle was nothing more than a set series of chronological sequences  Read More

ChartWatchers

What's New: Symbol Summary, ChartList Reports, "Behind The Charts" And So Much More

by Grayson Roze

As we were walking out of a meeting the other day, my good friend Dave Keller (our Chief Market Strategist here at StockCharts) said something that momentarily floored me. It made me stop what I was doing, zoom out mentally and really reflect on the past few months  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

LOWER YIELDS PUSH REITS AND UTILITIES TO RECORDS

by John Murphy

10-YEAR TREASURY YIELD CONTINUES TO WEAKEN Treasury yields are down again today, and are losing some of the gains made over the last two weeks. The daily bars in Chart 1 show the 10-Year Treasury Yield losing 3 basis points today to 1.58%  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Making It Work

by Greg Schnell

Slack Technologies (WORK) has been building a software program for a while now, but the stock recently went public. Since the IPO, the stock has been breaking down. All that changed this week, when the stock surged off the lows  Read More

ChartWatchers

Picking Industries from Sectors with RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

Two weeks ago, I wrote a ChartWatchers article titled "RRG Suggests Aggressive Trade Setup for XLY vs. XLV  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Commodities Remain on a Knife Edge

by Martin Pring

Where Are We in the Cycle? The Economy is Currently on the Side of the Bulls The Technical Position of the DB Commodity ETF is Precarious Where Are We in the Cycle? Back in December, I wrote an article pointing out that the business cycle was nothing more than a set series of chr  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Crude Oil's Drop Was Foretold by Gold

by Tom McClellan

The movements of gold prices tend to show up again about 20 months later in the movements of oil prices. Crude oil futures have seen a big drop during 2020, exacerbated by falling demand from China because of the coronavirus outbreak there  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: Chart Patterns are Like Treasure Maps

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of WealthWise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen discuss the use of chart patterns in your trading decisions or as ways to add another dimension to your analysis  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

Ready for a Bear?

by Grant Morris, Greg Morris

The title of this article might make you believe that we are bearish on the market. If you have read some of the last 200+ articles in this blog, you know that we do not make forecasts or guess about the direction of the market; we follow our rules-based trend following model..  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Consumer Stock Ratio Breaks Out To Support Higher Prices Ahead

by Tom Bowley

Below is today's Daily Market Report that I send out to EarningsBeats.com members every day, usually between noon and 1pm EST  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Microsoft Follows Tesla Onto The Arc

by Greg Schnell

Years ago, Microsoft (MSFT) said they were going to start billing for Microsoft Office monthly to smooth out their revenues. I remember hating the concept. Today, everything we get is billed monthly in our email rather than the post office  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Opposite Rotations Suggest an Outperformance for CSCO over WMT in Coming Weeks

by Julius de Kempenaer

CSCO peaked in the first half of 2019. The first time at $ 56.30 in April and then again in July at $ 57.40. A typical failure to convincingly break above a previous high. From July onward CSCO moved lower to a low around $ 43 at the start of December  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Adding an Extra Benchmark to Your RRG

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I discuss the current rotations for US sectors, then explain how to add a second(ary) benchmark to the RRG chart as a way of getting a more detailed analysis. This video was originally recorded on February 11th, 2020  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Mystery Chart Follow-Up and IPOs

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave performs an in-depth follow-up on the Mystery Chart. Afterwards, he gives a short talk about IPOs. This video was originally recorded on February 12th, 2020  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle February 11, 2020

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes: Sold SPX at 3327.71 on 2/7/20= gain 1.57%; long SPX on 1/28/20 at 3276.24. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 1/29/19 at 21.96. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes: Long SPX on 1/30/20 3283  Read More

The Traders Journal

Mindset Matters: Why The Long Game Is My Only Option And How I'm A Better Trader For It

by Grayson Roze

I just can't do it. I just can't bring myself to short stuff – the market, an individual stock, even something as seemingly harmless as an inverse ETF. I don't do it. I can't do it. I won't do it! Yep, I'm a "long" through and through, but you know what? I'm proud of it  Read More

RRG Charts

RRG + Seasonality is a Very Powerful Combination!

by Julius de Kempenaer

It's a Puzzle Regular readers of the RRG blog and my contributions to DITC and the ChartWatchers newsletter, as well as watchers of Sector Spotlight, will probably be aware of my recent research exercises to combine RRG with seasonality  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

BUYING OF GAMBLING, HOTELS, AND CRUISE LINES IS A SIGN THAT CORONAVIRUS THREAT MAY BE PASSING

by John Murphy

MARKETS LOOKING BEYOND CORONAVIRUS THREAT Price action of the global financial markets over the past week strongly suggest that fears of the coronavirus are fading. Major U.S. stock indexes are trading at new records  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Facebook Has a Serious Case of Seconds

by Greg Schnell

Facebook (FB) has been moving in a wide range for the last few years. Once a leading stock, it now resembles a 2nd-place performer as all the large-cap Tech teammates continue to run to new highs  Read More

DecisionPoint

One of My Favorite Indicators

by Carl Swenlin

An indicator that has become a favorite of mine is the Percentage of Stocks Above the 20EMA, because it is very straight forward and easily understood  Read More