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DecisionPoint

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This Is What Overbought Looks Like

by Carl Swenlin

It occurred to me that some of our primary indicators have created a teachable moment. Specifically, our short-term and intermediate-term indicators are both at fairly extreme overbought levels, and now is a good time to talk about what that means  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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At the Edge of Chaos: Summer Rally Sizzles as Bullish Trend Fueled by Stable Liquidity

by Joe Duarte

The bullish trend for stocks continues, but there is likely to be a test of wills in the next couple of weeks, as the Federal Reserve will deliver its next interest rate increase and the bears will likely try to reassert their will  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Zeroing In On Renewed Relative Strength

by Tom Bowley

In the very near-term, we have options issues that could take a toll on key technology (XLK) and consumer discretionary (XLY) stocks. If those options issues kick in this week, the overall market is likely to struggle  Read More

Analyzing India

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Week Ahead: Short Trading Week May Offer Nifty Resistance In This Zone; RRG Shows These Sectors Rolling Inside Leading Quadrant

by Milan Vaishnav

The Indian equity markets had a definite directional move over the past five days; it practically nullified the potentially bearish setup that indicated a likely stalling of the present up-move as it trended during the week to end with gains  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Is the Bear Market Really Over?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Last week's rally in the Nasdaq marked a 21% rise from its June 16th closing low and, according to widely-followed criteria, this signals the end of its bear market status  Read More

The Mindful Investor

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Can The Final Bear Turn Out the Lights?

by David Keller

Since the initial rally off the June low, we've been reinforcing the importance of upside resistance in the 4150-4200 range. This is based on an initial Fibonacci retracement off the lows, and also happens to be the peak from early June  Read More

DecisionPoint

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Two Indicators that are Acting Like It's 2020

by Erin Swenlin

We decided to take a look at our Silver Cross Index (SCI) and Golden Cross Index (GCI) across the broad markets. They were startling, to say the least. As we all debate whether this is the end of the Bear Market of 2022, these two indicators suggest it just might be  Read More

The MEM Edge

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MEM TV: What's Driving the Biggest Market Movers?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this special presentation courtesy of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews why select stocks are trading higher than the markets. She also highlights the rotation into Small Caps and shares ways to capitalize  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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Compelling Charts Ignore Narratives

by Greg Schnell

One of the hardest parts of investing is changing your mind as the charts change, rather than waiting for the news and the economy to change. Before the CPI print, the market had been stalling sideways for almost two weeks  Read More

Moxie Indicator Minutes

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How Far Will the SPY Push?

by TG Watkins

On this week's edition of Moxie Indicator Minutes, TG goes through a few examples of how the market might continue before the 1-2 punch of a pullback and topping pattern  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK INDEXES CLEAR JUNE HIGH

by John Murphy

JUNE HIGHS CLEARED Last week's message showed major stock indexes testing initial resistance at their June highs, and suggested that an upside penetration of that resistance could lead to a possible test of their 200-day moving averages  Read More

Art's Charts

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Overbought and Staying Overbought

by Arthur Hill

The S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) is in the midst of a strong advance since mid July as it became "overbought" on July 20th and remains overbought  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Can the Stock Market Overcome This MAJOR Issue?

by Tom Bowley

I'm a believer that Wall Street will eventually overcome all obstacles and move back to all-time highs. It's a big "wall of worry", but the bulls are up to the task  Read More

GoNoGo Charts

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GNG TV: Equities Rally Through Resistance, Dollar Now a "NoGo"

by Alex Cole, Tyler Wood

As US Equity indices broke through overhead supply, trend conditions strengthened to strong blue "Go" bars  Read More

Stock Talk with Joe Rabil

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What to Ask Before Each Trade

by Joe Rabil

On this week's edition of Stock Talk with Joe Rabil, Joe discusses some of the key aspects to trading psychology. He goes through a trade setup that has all the characteristics he is looking for, then explains the potential pitfalls on the mental side of trading  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

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This One Would Make A Great Short Candidate

by Tom Bowley

I'm very much in the bullish camp and have been for weeks now. However, there are isolated situations where I'd consider a short position. Netflix (NFLX) is on that list. I believe the reward-to-risk is set up beautifully right now on NFLX  Read More

RRG Charts

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Only Two Sectors are Leading the Charge

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors, there are only two sectors that are leading the market higher. Not surprisingly, these are growth-related sectors, specifically XLK and XLY, which together make up 40% of the market capitalization of the S&P 500 index  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Good Inflation News is Helping Stocks Move Through Resistance -- But is It Enough?

by Martin Pring

The summer rally has enabled several indexes to push through important resistance, but, since there was a lot of backing and filling at higher levels earlier this year, there are several places where even more resistance is apparent  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

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Learn From Dave's Trades

by Dave Landry

On this week's edition of Trading Simplified, Dave continues his series of showing you his "next 100 trades  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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Sentiment Rebounding Too Much

by Tom McClellan

In the Investors Intelligence survey of newsletter writers and investment advisors, the bulls are back to outnumbering the bears once again as fears of a further bear market are abating quickly  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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The Ord Oracle August 9, 2022

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. The SPY has gone virtually sideways over last week and a half. The longer the sideways pattern, the larger move once the breakout occurs  Read More

RRG Charts

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Sector Spotlight: Sectors Kissing Resistance

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this week's edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I start with a look at Growth/Value and Size (Large-, Mid-, and Small-Cap) rotations. After that, I take an extensive look at the rotations of Offensive, Defensive and Sensitive sectors and their individual charts  Read More

Analyzing India

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Special Note: This Bullish Reversal Pattern Might Really be a Continuation Pattern

by Milan Vaishnav

In the discipline of Technical Analysis, there are patterns that can be classified as Reversal Patterns or Continuation Patterns. Where Reversal patterns tend to reverse the prior trend, Continuation patterns tend to resolve in the direction of the prior trend  Read More

DecisionPoint

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DP Trading Room: Gold vs. Gold Miners & Silver

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

On this week's edition of The DecisionPoint Trading Room, Carl talks about the market conditions and trends, then dives into the metals and discusses possible entries  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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At the Edge of Chaos: New Smart Money Bought the Bottom; Pros Playing Catchup

by Joe Duarte

Stocks should have crashed on Friday after a blowout headline employment report. But they didn't. That's because hedge funds and other investing "pros" missed the recent bottom in stocks. Now, they seem to be playing catchup  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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STOP Following The News And Focus On The Charts

by Tom Bowley

We're going higher. Sure, we'll have pullbacks along the way. Secular bull markets typically test their key moving averages like the 20-day EMA and/or 50-day SMA frequently, and I'll be looking for those in the weeks and months ahead  Read More

Analyzing India

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Week Ahead: NIFTY to See Ranged Consolidation Unless This Zone is Taken Out; RRG Shows These Sectors Doing Well

by Milan Vaishnav

In our previous technical commentary and forecast, we anticipated that this week may see some ranged consolidation. It was also expected that such consolidation may have ranged moves and some profit-taking bouts from the higher levels  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Growth Stocks Continue To Gain -- Will Their Strength Continue?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

The bull market in stocks carried on last week, despite warnings from several Federal Reserve governors that the central bank is nowhere near being done cracking down on inflation. Growth stocks, in particular, continued their run, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq posting a 14  Read More

The Mindful Investor

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Why a Lower VIX is Bearish for Stocks

by David Keller

While the VIX is often termed the "fear gauge" because of its inverse relationship to stocks, it's really more of a measure of volatility -- implied volatility, that is, which means it's looking at the S&P 500 options market, which then "implies" a volatility for the S&P 500 inde  Read More

DecisionPoint

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Climbing the Wall of Worry

by Erin Swenlin

This morning, I was at my parents' house, and my Dad chatted with me before I left. He said, in so many words, that I was probably a bit too bearish right now  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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When Cash is King

by John Hopkins

There are times to be more aggressive in the market and other times when it makes some sense to lay low. To me, sitting more on the sidelines for the moment is not a bad idea  Read More

The MEM Edge

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MEM TV: Risk-On Area Moving Higher!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this special presentation courtesy of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews areas of growth and explains why they remain in a leadership position  Read More

Moxie Indicator Minutes

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Stocks Hammering Out Bottoms

by TG Watkins

On this week's edition of Moxie Indicator Minutes, TG reviews the major indexes and large-cap stocks, which are in elevated areas that he's not comfortable putting new money to work on the long side  Read More

RRG Charts

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Disconnected EW Sector Rotation Offers Opportunities

by Julius de Kempenaer

From time to time, I compare the rotations of the SPDR sectors that we usually use with their EW counterparts. The first RRG below shows the rotations for the SPDR sector spiders (cap-weighted). The second RRG shows the rotations of the Equal Weight sectors  Read More

Art's Charts

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A Theme Emerges within a Bear Market

by Arthur Hill

The Composite Breadth Model at TrendInvestorPro has been bearish since April 11th and remains bearish, which suggests that the current bounce in SPY is a counter-trend advance within a bigger downtrend  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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These Charts Say It's Not Over

by Greg Schnell

Many years ago, I developed a recession chart list. It's a list of 20 or so charts that reverse during recessions. They don't all fire at the same time, but it is a good list to keep track of  Read More

DecisionPoint

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DecisionPoint Primary Indicators are Diverging

by Erin Swenlin

We have two primary indicators in the short term (Swenlin Trading Oscillators (STOs)) and two primary indicators in the intermediate term (ITBM/ITVM). Of late, they have been diverging, with the short-term STOs moving lower and the intermediate-term ITBM/ITVM rising  Read More

GoNoGo Charts

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GNG TV: "Go" Trend Reaches Resistance - Can it Continue?

by Alex Cole, Tyler Wood

In this week's edition of the GoNoGo Charts show, Alex and Tyler talk about how the recent rally in risk assets has reached its first hurdle  Read More

Stock Talk with Joe Rabil

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How to Trade Gaps

by Joe Rabil

On this week's edition of Stock Talk with Joe Rabil, Joe shows the key criteria to determine if a gap is a buyable or sellable event. The concepts of contraction and expansion are important to recognize when a gap occurs  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Mish's Daily: Don't Get Caught In The Market's Confusion

by Mish Schneider

For the moment, the stock market continues to defy the notion that inflation or slower economic growth is hurting US businesses. Corporate earnings have slightly underperformed, but the stock market has continued on a trajectory upwards since the middle of July  Read More