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The Real Problem Arrives

by Greg Schnell

It has been a tough January. I want to use a few charts to illustrate my point about why the real problem is just arriving. It might lead to a scenario across all of the charts (both growth and value) over the next six months to a year  Read More

ChartWatchers

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The Tail Is Wagging The Dog; Big Plunge Ahead

by Tom Bowley

Normally, the stock market is humming along and we have indicators all supporting the sustainability of that move higher. But things aren't normal right now. It started with the rotation into defensive sectors to lead the S&P 500 higher on that last final leg in December  Read More

ChartWatchers

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An Indicator to Keep you on the Right Side of the Trend (QQQ)

by Arthur Hill

The Nasdaq 100 ETF (QQQ) reversed its uptrend signal from April 17th, 2020 as two trend-following indicators turned bearish this week. The chart below shows QQQ with the deepest decline from a high since the 10.9% decline in February-March 2021  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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Is It All Down Hill?

by Greg Schnell

It's been a rather traumatic start to 2022. The $SPX lodged a new high for the year on the second trading morning of 2022 and it's been moving lower since then. Ouch! I've marked the chart up with a red arrow marking the top. The red lines are equidistant moves  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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The Baltic Dry Index's Imperfect Message for Stocks

by Tom McClellan

The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) peaked back on October 7, 2021 and has fallen by 72% since then, as worldwide demand has fallen rapidly for cargo ships to haul iron ore and other "dry" cargos. This has a bearish implication for stock prices, illustrated in this week's chart  Read More

DecisionPoint

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Chartwise Women: How to Be Proactive in Your Investing

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen talk about being proactive in your investing while the markets are still volatile. They also expound on how taking no action can sometimes be the best strategy. This video was originally broadcast on January 20, 2022  Read More

GoNoGo Charts

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Choppy Markets = Potential for Trend Change

by Alex Cole, Tyler Wood

In this week's edition of the GoNoGo Charts show, Alex and Tyler look at several critical inflection points in the markets  Read More

Stock Talk with Joe Rabil

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Wyckoff, Accumulation/Distribution and ADX

by Joe Rabil

In this week's edition of Stock Talk with Joe Rabil, Joe discusses Accumulation and Distribution as a part of the 4 phases of the market using the classic Wyckoff approach to the markets  Read More

4th Dimension

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Looking at Cryptos with 4th Dimension

by Shaun Downey

The world of Crypto has become far more mainstream in the past year, with increased institutional involvement. Not only that, but 70% of retail investors traded crypto in 2021. As a space becomes crowded, it is often felt that the major opportunities disappear  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

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This Big Boy is in Trouble

by Julius de Kempenaer

While looking at the Financial sector, I noticed that the group Asset Managers is currently at a very weak rotation against the S&P, as well as its sector index XLF  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Transportation Sector (IYT) -- Way to Hold The Support Level!

by Mish Schneider

So far these last couple of weeks, we have written and talked about trading ranges, January calendar ranges, inflation, stagflation and precious metals  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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The Ord Oracle January 18, 2022

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Short SPX 1/11/22 at 4713.07. Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 10/9/20 at 40.78  Read More

RRG Charts

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Financials are All Over the Place

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the back of a lot of earnings announcements, the financial sector is getting a lot of attention this week. A few stocks, led by SIVB, FRC and GS, got hurt pretty bad yesterday with >5% declines. The RRG above shows the (top 50) stocks inside the financial sector  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Mish: A Trading Range Within a Trading Range

by Mish Schneider

As we now enter the second half of January in a new year, the persistent trading range continues. Particularly in the small caps or Russell 2000 (IWM), the trading range has been from 204-233 since February 2021  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Two Market Segments That Look Set for a Big Move

by Martin Pring

Recently, I have been drawn to two specific-but-unrelated areas of market activity. Both are experiencing an extremely fine balance between buyers and sellers and, as a result, are likely to experience a big move in one direction or the other  Read More

RRG Charts

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Sector Spotlight: Cycle Shifting Towards Full Recovery/Top

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, after going over the current rotations for asset classes and sectors, I use the Equal Weight sectors to update and gauge the current position of the market in relation to the economic cycle  Read More

Art's Charts

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Another Bullish Pattern for the Agriculture ETF

by Arthur Hill

The DB Agriculture ETF (DBA) was featured in ChartWatchers on October 1st as it formed a large cup-with-handle pattern, which is a bullish continuation pattern. The ETF battled its resistance zone the rest of the month and broke out to new highs in November  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Here Are The Two Most Important Ratios Before Earnings

by Tom Bowley

As our name would imply at EarningsBeats.com, we focus a lot on quarterly earnings reports. We've studied them every which way possible. As a former practicing CPA, it's in my blood. Yes, I'm a technician that understands the importance of technical analysis  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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At the Edge of Chaos: When VIX and Market Breath Trend in Same Direction, Something's Not Quite Right

by Joe Duarte

I spotted an anomaly in the market last week, which makes me wonder what may happen next. And here is a hint: something big may be brewing. I'll tell you about it in detail in the market breadth section directly below  Read More

Wyckoff Power Charting

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Power Charting TV: Scanning for Springs and Upthrusts

by Bruce Fraser

Join Johni Scan and me on our quest to develop a library of Wyckoff Scans during 2022. Context is a term often used with chart analysis employing the Wyckoff Method  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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Short Sellers of Technology Stocks Have A Big Problem This Week

by Tom Bowley

Renewable energy ($DWCREE) and software ($DJUSSW) have been absolutely smoked since November  Read More

Analyzing India

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Week Ahead: NIFTY Stays Inherently Buoyant But Prone to Some Consolidation; Watch These Sectors

by Milan Vaishnav

In strong but modestly-ranged sessions over the past five days, the Indian equity markets extended their up move for the fourth week in a row while posting gains  Read More

ChartWatchers

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This Investment Vehicle Has Plenty Of Stocks To Hedge Against Inflation - Here Are 2 Top Holdings

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Inflation has hit a 40 year high due to strong customer demand amid ongoing labor and supply shortages  Read More

ChartWatchers

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What Do Staples, Energy and Financials Have in Common?

by Martin Pring

Technology outperformed throughout the second decade of this century, but the times they are a-changin', as it is obvious that this sector has lost enough mojo in the last year to indicate that a basic transformation in market leadership is underway  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Are These Markets Safe?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews the broader markets, as well as the underlying sectors, to reveal where the markets stand. She also shared select ETFs that are benefiting from a focused group of stocks that are on the move higher  Read More

ChartWatchers

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As Earnings Season Begins, Opportunities Abound

by John Hopkins

All we've been hearing about lately are Fed rate increases and inflation. This has, in turn, cast a cloud over the market as many traders head to the sidelines  Read More

The Mindful Investor

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Hindenburg Omen Signals Downside Potential

by David Keller

The Hindenburg Omen is a bit of a controversial indicator. I often get asked about it from financial media outlets, as the name itself is enough to stir up investor fear  Read More

ChartWatchers

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Using RRG for Visual Inspection of Market and Sector Breadth

by Julius de Kempenaer

Relative Rotation Graphs are mostly used to show exactly that -- the RELATIVE Rotation of securities against a benchmark and against each other. However, they offer many more possibilities. One of the options is to change the benchmark to $ONE  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Is the Market Falling into a Rangebound Trap?

by Mish Schneider

To get a quick overview of the markets direction, let's look at Mish's Economic Modern Family (MF)  Read More

The Canadian Technician

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Commodity Sunshine

by Greg Schnell

Commodities have being doing well to start off 2022. I have been hammering the drum on energy and copper throughout December and into January; this trend is just breaking out from some consolidation  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

NEGATIVE DIVERGENCES WEIGH ON STOCKS

by John Murphy

NEGATIVE DIVERGENCES ON SPX A number of negative divergences have shown up on the major stock indexes which have weakened the market's technical condition. Those divergences are showing up mainly in daily momentum oscillators  Read More

Moxie Indicator Minutes

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Watching Market Choppiness

by TG Watkins

In this week's edition of Moxie Indicator Minutes, TG talks about the strength in the small caps and the weakness in the tech sector. Then, he covers the most recent market behavior and walks viewers through the choppy last few days  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

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NASDAQ Under Performance And Where We Now Stand In Historical Terms

by Tom Bowley

I know I'm beating a dead horse, but rotation has been brutal, so timing key reversals in that rotation will be one key to trading success in 2022. Historically, when we compare NASDAQ performance vs  Read More

Dancing with the Trend

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2021 Review

by Grant Morris, Greg Morris

Trend Plus Our Trend Plus strategy delivered a net return after fees of 1.6% during 2021, while a 60/40 portfolio was up about 14% and the S&P 500 was up 26.9%  Read More

The MEM Edge

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Chartwise Women: Patience is a Virtue in Rocky Markets

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

For this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin Swenlin talk patience as a virtue, and how to use rules, system and historical precedents to help keep that patience during a rocky period in the markets. This video was originally broadcast on January 13, 2022  Read More

GoNoGo Charts

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Rising Rates Fuel a Fresh Rotation into Cyclicals

by Alex Cole, Tyler Wood

In this week's edition of the GoNoGo Charts show, Alex and Tyler discuss the selloff in equities, which was strong in the first trading week of the year  Read More

Stock Talk with Joe Rabil

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How to Avoid Bad Trades by Using Multiple Timeframe Analysis

by Joe Rabil

In this week's edition of Stock Talk with Joe Rabil, Joe shows how he would use one more additional time frame in his multiple timeframe approach. He explains how the 18MA on the Upper TF can be valuable at avoiding bad trades  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

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Bond CEF A-D Line Showing Liquidity Problems

by Tom McClellan

I used to believe, as others do, that the "proper" Advance-Decline (A-D) data come from the "common" stocks. After all, they are the real stocks, so they should know better what the stock market is doing. I stopped believing that once I looked at the data  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

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Can Silver and Gold Break Out from Stagnant Price Action?

by Mish Schneider

Everyone knows inflation is on the rise and, with the latest year-over-year inflation numbers up 7%, investors are finally getting the picture that market growth has challenges ahead  Read More

RRG Charts

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Useful Utes

by Julius de Kempenaer

The utilities sector is showing a strong rotation over the last weeks  Read More