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RRG Charts

Daily Rotations Look Erratic

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph above shows the rotation for US sectors on a daily basis at the start of this new week (20.09.21)  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

At the Edge of Chaos: Don't Fight the Fed, But Be Cautious and Consider Options for Risk Management

by Joe Duarte

The stock market's uptrend seems to be hanging on by a thread, yet the Federal Reserve has made it clear that it will continue to pump liquidity into the banking system to the tune of at least $120 billion per month, a $40 billion increase from its recent easing, while keeping in  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

A Massive Short Squeeze Has Sent This Stock Higher By 75% In 3 Weeks!

by Tom Bowley

Stocks that are heavily shorted are stocks that we should generally avoid. There are normally very good reasons, both technically and fundamentally, why a company has so many bets placed against it  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: Slippery Road Ahead for the NIFTY; RRG Charts Show No Major Shift on the Sectoral Front

by Milan Vaishnav

The week remained largely uneventful for the markets, as they traded in a narrow range and consolidated over the past five days. The trading range also remained very narrow compared to the earlier weeks  Read More

ChartWatchers

Nasdaq 100 Breaks Short-Term Support as 50-Day Averages Give Way

by John Murphy

The daily bars in Chart 1 show the QQQ breaking last week's short-term support and falling further below its 50-day moving average today. The two upper boxes in Chart 1 also show its RSI and MACD lines continuing to decline. That suggests more selling to come  Read More

The Traders Journal

My Pocket Pads Produce Profits: 12 Sample Insights

by Gatis Roze

I've written multiple blogs about my pocket pads and how incessantly I jot down great insights and sustaining concepts whenever and however they cross my path. It's been a daily and profitable habit for decades  Read More

ChartWatchers

Profiting on Stocks with High Short Interest

by John Hopkins

At EarningsBeats.com, we provide our members with various ChartLists of stocks that we believe could give them an upper hand when trading. This includes our Short Squeeze ChartList, which currently has 79 companies that have short percentage of float above 20%  Read More

The MEM Edge

Are Growth Stocks Finished?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews the state of growth stocks and what to be on the lookout for  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Time for the Newer Biotech Companies to Wake Up?

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz

With companies like Pfizer (PFE) giving possible hope for an end-of-year vaccine and a recent gap up in IBB (the Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF), now could be a good time to keep an eye on newer issues in this sector. Large amounts of buying came into IBB on Friday  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Setup to Anticipate the Breakout - XME Example

by Arthur Hill

Chartists are often faced with a choice: wait for the breakout or anticipate using a mean-reversion setup. The Metals & Mining SPDR (XME) broke out of a bullish consolidation this week and the breakout signals a continuation of its long-term uptrend  Read More

ChartWatchers

What's a "Pig's Ear" Chart Pattern? + DP "Diamond of the Week"

by Erin Swenlin

Last week, after presenting a "diamond in the rough" in Wednesday's Diamonds Report, Carl texted me and said that it looked like a "pig's ear" chart pattern. I had never heard him use this term (yes, Dad, never!) and decided to investigate further  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Move to Electric Presentation!

by Greg Schnell

On September 30th, I'll be hosting a free webinar talking about the electric vehicle business. It's a rapidly changing world and there are lots of moving parts at play. We'll have the influence of Tesla's Elon Musk presenting Battery Day for Tesla on the 22nd of September  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

NASDAQ 100 BREAKS SHORT-TERM SUPPORT AS 50-DAY AVERAGES GIVE WAY

by John Murphy

NASDAQ 100 TURNS DOWN The daily bars in Chart 1 show the QQQ breaking last week's short-term support and falling further below its 50-day moving average today. The two upper boxes in Chart 1 also show its RSI and MACD lines continuing to decline  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Is QE Good for Gold Prices?

by Tom McClellan

The total Fed holdings of Treasury debt and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) held by the Fed are now at $6.4 trillion, up by $68.8 billion this week for the weekly data reported on Sep. 16  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Keeping Your Mind on the Right Side of the Market

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz

Yesterday, we were watching the VXX to gauge fear in the market. Today, it gapped higher and then continued to sell off while the indices gapped lower and began to rise  Read More

The MEM Edge

Chartwise Women: Finding Your Comfort Stocks

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

As the country has maneuvered through the pandemic, one thing we all can agree on is the need for comfort. In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen explain why investing in stocks or products you know can give you investing insight  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Some Sectors Starting to Rotate from their Post-March Pattern

by Martin Pring

From time to time, I like to review the various sectors to see which ones are in a positive or negative relative trend and which might be in a position to change. To do this, I use what I call my Nirvana Template or, in StockCharts-speak, Nirvana Chart Style  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

NASDAQ LEADS TODAY'S RETREAT

by John Murphy

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES RETEST LAST WEEK'S LOW Stocks are under pressure and are retesting lows formed late last week. And are putting 50-day moving averages in jeopardy on daily charts. The tech-driven Nasdaq is leading today's retreat  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Sentiment Issues Have Evolved Into Technical Issues - Be Careful!

by Tom Bowley

Note This is a copy of today's DMR that I just sent to our members. I believe we're setting up for a HUGE rally in Q4 and the current weakness will provide tremendous opportunities  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Is the Technology Sector at Risk?

by Julius de Kempenaer

At yesterday's close XLK, the technology sector, rotated into the lagging quadrant. This happened a few times since the market started to rally out of the March low. On the daily chart to be exact  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Market Loves/Hates Fed Days

by Mish Schneider

Last night we wondered, is the market correction was over? After all, both SPY and QQQs traded into resistance. For SPY, that number is 342; for the QQQs, it's 282. The DIA had to hold 28,000. Today, SPY tried to clear 342, but wound up closing red and under 340  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Oil Names Rally Ahead of OPEC

by Greg Schnell

Oil is bouncing ahead of this week's OPEC meeting. That is a meaningful reversal after oil stabilized around the 100-day moving average. Taking a quick look through the charts of some of the industry names suggests some opportunities are setting up  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

DOW TRANSPORTS NEAR NEW RECORD

by John Murphy

DOW TRANSPORTS NEAR RECORD TERRITORYThe weekly bars in Chart 1 show the Dow Transports rising above their late 2019 peak and challenging their 2018 intra-day peak at 11623. A close above that level would put the Dow Transports in record territory  Read More

DecisionPoint

"A Man's Got to Know His Limitations"

by Carl Swenlin

That's the line spoken by Dirty Harry in Magnum Force right after he blew away his crooked boss. I also personally use that line to curb any tendency toward hubris I might have  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle September 15, 2020

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Long SPX on 9/10/20 at 3339.19 Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 7/8/20 at 38.62 Long Term SPX Monitor Purposes: Neutral Yesterday we said, "Last Wednesday, the Tick closed at -268 and Thursday the TRIN closed at 2  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

How Does this Really Work?

by Dave Landry

Dave believes in the importance of his methodology in action - what he is really doing and what makes him do it, warts and all. It doesn't work all the time, but does over time. In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave revisits mystery charts and, introduces some new ones  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: A Full Mailbag

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of Sector Spotlight, I present the usual look at the rotations for Asset Classes and US Sectors via Relative Rotation Graphs. In addition, the better part of the show is spent on answering questions from the mailbag  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

A Rally to Resistance

by Mish Schneider

Is the market correction over? Although a 10-15% correction is normal, the bigger question is whether the bounce we just saw from recent lows is a sell (rather than buy) opportunity. Both SPY and QQQs are trading into resistance  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

MATERIALS SPDR HITS NEW RECORD

by John Murphy

MATERIALS SPDR HITS NEW RECORD Stocks are trading higher today with ten of eleven sectors in the green. The only one to hit a new record is shown below. Chart 1 shows the Materials SPDR (XLB) trading at a new record high  Read More

The Mindful Investor

Key Ratios Speak to Market Rotation

by David Keller

"Great chart, but it seems super short-term. When would you get out of this?" That was the reaction I received on social media when I posted this chart showing the relative strength of semiconductors to the S&P 500  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

VALUE STOCKS CONTINUE TO LAG BEHIND GROWTH STOCKS

by John Murphy

S&P 500 GROWTH ISHARES HOLD 50-DAY LINE A lot has been written about the relationship between growth and value shares  Read More

RRG Charts

XLC and XLK Continue to Lose Relative Strength, Which is Picked Up by the Rest of the Market

by Julius de Kempenaer

Last week, the rotations for the Communication Services and Technology sectors continued on their trajectory deeper into the weakening quadrant, heading towards lagging  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

What Impact Will Monthly Options Expiration Have In September?

by Tom Bowley

It's max pain time. Every month as we approach monthly options expiration, I go through an exercise to evaluate the open interest of puts and calls to help determine the likely short-term direction of equities. It provides me no guarantee  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: Time to Jump Back into Natural Gas?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin debate whether it's time to jump back in to Natural Gas (UNG)  Read More

DecisionPoint

Is the Correction in Technology Over?

by Erin Swenlin

This is an excerpt from today's DecisionPoint Alert on DecisionPoint.com: It may only be a one-day bounce, but the questions are already appearing..  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Mergers and Pfizer (PFE) Give the Market Hope

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz

On Friday the 11th, the QQQs (Nasdaq) and IWM (Russell 2000) both closed under the 50-DMA. They were not followed by their friends the DIA (DowJones) and the SPY (S&P 500)  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

At the Edge of Chaos: Will the Fed Resort to Bazooka 2.0 and Will the Dip Buyers Emerge in Force?

by Joe Duarte

Investors should be concerned in this market, but should not rule out more upside action in the not-too-distant future  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Building A Winning Portfolio Of ETFs

by Tom Bowley

At EarningsBeats.com, we provide market guidance and analysis of the major indices, sectors, industry groups, and individual stocks  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

The Importance of Rising Growth vs. Value Ratio

by Tom Bowley

I follow a very simple ratio every day, which is the iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF vs. the iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWF:IWD)  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: This Fractal Pattern is a Concerning Factor for Near Term; RRG Charts Warn to Stay Sector-Specific

by Milan Vaishnav

The Indian equities ended the week with modest gains, as they struggled to keep afloat when the global markets showed sharp corrective moves that led to the revision of means  Read More