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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

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: Higher Levels Sustainable Only If This Bearish Divergence Is Corrected; Caution Advised

by Milan Vaishnav

The previous week played out very much on expected lines. In our last weekly note, we mentioned that NIFTY is facing stiff resistance in the 12000-12100 area and that the bearish divergences are not allowing a clean breakout on the charts  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

ECONOMICALLY-SENSITIVE STOCKS CONTINUE TO SHOW MARKET LEADERSHIP

by John Murphy

WEEKLY SECTOR RANKINGSChart 1 lists the eleven stock market sectors in order of relative strength for the past week  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Autos Start To Roll

by Greg Schnell

This is just to highlight that my content volume will drop over the next two weeks as I will be on vacation. The market is broadly moving higher, which is bullish! What is not moving higher is the REITs and Utility industry groups  Read More

Art's Charts

Small-Caps Come Alive, but Microcaps Fall Short

by Arthur Hill

The Russell 2000 ETF is finally showing signs of an uptrend with the first higher-low/higher-high sequence in six months. The chart below shows the Russell 1000 ETF (IWB), the Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) and the Russell Microcap ETF (IWC) to compare highs and lows  Read More

ChartWatchers

Deep Value Stocks Come Into Favor As Investors Seek Higher Yields - 2 Turnaround Candidates And An ETF For Your Review

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

There’s been a rotation in the U.S. markets recently as faster moving, high growth stocks have given way to value within the U.S. As you can see in the chart below, the Vanguard Value ETF has been outpacing momentum stocks for about a month now  Read More

ChartWatchers

Biotechs Have Finally Caught Fire; Trading Candidates To Consider

by Tom Bowley

When the biotechs ($DJUSBT) get rolling, make sure to jump on board for the ride! The DJUSBT broke out above 600 at the beginning of 2012; by the time the run was over 3 1/2 years later, it had gained 167%! Since the middle of 2015, this same group of stocks has lost 8%  Read More

The MEM Edge

MEM Edge TV: Tips to Point You Toward Stocks on the Move

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen gives her review of current markets, including sector and group rotation, before covering using ETFs to capitalize on the move into Biotechs. She also discusses exit strategies and what to look out for when using them  Read More

ChartWatchers

Three Tips to Upgrade Your Chart Routine

by David Keller

As of this article's writing, I have just passed the two-month mark after joining StockCharts.com as Chief Market Strategist  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP WEEKLY WRAP: Three Problems with SPY Chart

by Carl Swenlin

These are not huge problems, but they do have negative implications for the short term. First, there is the rising wedge formation, a formation that will most often resolve to the downside -- not always, but most often  Read More