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Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Has A Stiff Overhead Resistance To Deal With; RRG Chart Show MidCaps To Outperform

by Milan Vaishnav

After starting the week on a corrective note, the markets recouped some of its losses on the last two trading days of the week. The last few days have remained volatile for the markets as the headline index NIFTY traded in a wider than usual range  Read More

ChartWatchers

Gold Miners on Fire!

by Erin Swenlin

Gold Miners have been on fire this week! Each Friday, I get a Weekly ChartList Report on the ETF Tracker ChartList that Carl and I have developed. If you would like it, you'll find it in the DP Trend and Condition ChartPack (free to Extra members and above!)  Read More

The MEM Edge

MEM Edge TV: Is it Time to Exit the Markets?

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen discusses several ways to determine the market's health while reviewing a significant rotation that's taking place  Read More

ChartWatchers

Consumer Discretionary SPDR Pulled Lower by Travel and Entertainment Stocks

by John Murphy

Yesterday's message showed bond yields falling (and bond prices rising) in a flight to the safety of government bonds. And further suggested that fears of the Chinese virus spreading was most likely behind that more defensive tone  Read More

The Mindful Investor

Ten Quotes on Extended Bull Markets

by David Keller

I keep reminding viewers of my daily show, The Final Bar (new episodes every weekday at 4pm ET!), that extended bull markets can actually be a little frustrating  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: Goldman Sachs Top Growth Picks for 2020

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

Iguanas falling out of trees? Mary Ellen and Erin react to this bizarre news piece with a discussion about the companies reacting to global climate change. They also review Goldman Sachs' Top Growth Picks for 2020 and present their outlooks for those stocks going forward  Read More

ChartWatchers

In a Volatile Market, Focus on the Best of the Best

by John Hopkins

It's no secret that the market has reached frothy levels with virtually no relief since the beginning of October 2019. Thus, it makes sense that the VIX spiked on Friday, as it moved above all key technical intraday levels and many traders moved to the sidelines  Read More

ChartWatchers

Commodities Euphoria Gets Hit by a Stun Gun

by Greg Schnell

One of the bigger themes this year has been the belief that a global pick-up in growth is underway. The USA/China tariff tennis slowed growth in commodities worldwide. The industrial metals index topped out in January 2018 as the tariffs roiled the markets  Read More

ChartWatchers

A Moment of Truth for the Russell 2000 ETF

by Arthur Hill

The Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) broke out of a pennant formation last week and then fell sharply this week. This puts price back in the pennant and near its make or break level. Flags and pennants are short-term continuation patterns that form after a sharp move  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Inger Letter 01-24-2020

by Gene Inger

Complacency is not an option for evaluating pandemic risk, as relates to potential economic disruption and market impacts  Read More

The Traders Journal

Here's Where Your Profits Will Be In 2020: ChartPack Update #26 (Q4 / 2019)

by Gatis Roze, Grayson Roze

Free money! Get your free money here! All you have to do is be willing to get off the sofa and walk over to the corner of the house where you adjust your portfolio. It's literally that easy. That's how simple it was using the ChartPack in 2019  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

AIRLINES, CRUISE SHIPS, GAMBLING, AND HOTEL STOCKS LEAD MARKET LOWER AS CHINESE VIRUS SPREADS

by John Murphy

CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY SPDR PULLED LOWER BY TRAVEL AND ENTERTAINMENT STOCKS Yesterday's message showed bond yields falling (and bond prices rising) in a flight to the safety of government bonds  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

I Will Guarantee You The Upcoming Earnings Performance Of These 2 Giants

by Tom Bowley

If a company is likely to report strong results, Wall Street knows it. Analysts have met with management and discussed targets, competition, product strategies, margins, etc. If they like what they hear, they return to their offices and buy for themselves and clients  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Small-Cap Underperformance is Not Over

by Tom McClellan

Small-cap stocks have been underperforming large ones since mid-2018, and this underperformance should continue until the end of 2020. This week's chart shows a relative strength line (green) for the Russell 2000 Index versus the Russell 1000  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

When the Inevitable Correction Comes, History Suggests It Won't Amount to Much

by Martin Pring

One of the basic laws of technical analysis, which I have learned the hard way, is to be very careful about calling counter-cyclical short-term moves. The primary trend dominates everything  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

REBOUND IN BOND PRICES SHOWS FLIGHT TO SAFETY

by John Murphy

TREASURY BOND YIELDS CONTINUE TO DROP The drop in Treasury bond yields that started a month ago is continuing. And is nearing a test of some important support levels  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

EA Sports: It's In The Game...

by Julius de Kempenaer

In a recent article in the RRG Blog titled "Is XLC taking over from XLK?", I identified the Communication Services sector as one of the potential new leading sectors in coming weeks  Read More

RRG Charts

RRG Shows Money Rotating out of WBA into KO

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this week's episode of Sector Spotlight, I ran out of time to go over the pair trade idea that we usually have at the end of the show and I promised to write it up in an article. So here it is. This idea was generated from the Relative Rotation Graph for the Dow 30 components  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

20 Trading Resolutions for 2020, Part 2

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave reveals the next group of his trading resolutions heading into 2020. Afterwards, he presents a new edition of "The Missed, The Best or the Worst Trade of the Week" and does some housekeeping  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

PRICE OF NATURAL GAS FALLS TO FOUR-YEAR LOW

by John Murphy

ENERGY STILL IN DECLINE Despite today's snapback bounce in global stocks, one sector continues to weaken. And that's the energy sector. Chart 1 shows the Energy Sector SPDR (XLE) falling further below its 50- and 200-day moving averages today  Read More

DecisionPoint

XLE Whipsaws into LT Trend Model SELL Signal

by Erin Swenlin

(This is an excerpt from today's DecisionPoint Alert report on DecisionPoint.com) Today's giant drop in the Energy Sector (XLE) was enough to negate a very young Long-Term Trend Model (LTTM) BUY signal. That LTTM SELL signal was generated when the 50-EMA sunk below the 200-EMA  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Bankers Stall at a Lower High

by Greg Schnell

Bankers have been one of the strongest areas in the market since the October 15th, 2019 JPM earnings. In December, they began underperforming the $SPX, and with JPM reporting year-end last week, it's a good time to review the bank chart  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Are RRGs "Useless" for Short-Term Trading?

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I analyze the current rotations for US sectors and answer two questions from the mailbag. For one of those questions, I discuss the use of RRGs in short-term trading. This video originally aired on January 21st, 2020  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

EB Daily Market Report - Tuesday, January 21, 2020

by Tom Bowley

Special Event Below is a sample of the Daily Market Report that I sent to EarningsBeats.com members this afternoon. Also, I'd like to extend an invite to everyone to join me at 4:30pm EST today as I will host our "Sneak Preview - Q4 Earnings" event  Read More

Wyckoff Power Charting

Dow Jones Industrials. Out of Gas?

by Bruce Fraser

In a number of cases we have studied classic Wyckoffian Overbought and Oversold conditions that emerge at the conclusion of a market move. Such a condition typically presents as Climactic action. Three or more unique events will often combine to setup exhaustion of a trend  Read More

RRG Charts

Is XLC taking over from XLF?

by Julius de Kempenaer

Here's a quick update for a rotation that caught my attention this morning. Since the end of last year, XLF has started to give up on its leading role. JdK RS-Momentum started to decline and the tail began to roll over  Read More

The Canadian Technician

Actually, Utilities Lead The Week

by Greg Schnell

It was another big week around the world, with almost all the global markets up big. While the Shanghai closed down marginally, all the commodity countries soared. If the Fed is trying to get inflation going, perhaps this is leading us down the road  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

And The FAANG Winner For 2020 Is?

by Tom Bowley

I believe all 5 FAANG stocks - Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX) and Alphabet (GOOGL) - will end 2020 higher than they started  Read More

Art's Charts

Despite Recent Underperformance, the Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) is Starting to Look Interesting

by Arthur Hill

The stock market started its latest run to infinity (and beyond) in mid August and the 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) just happened to peak a week or so later. Stocks and bonds were largely on the same page from February to August as both moved higher  Read More

Analyzing India

NIFTY to Stay in a Defined Range; RRG Chart Points Towards this Sector Potentially Bottoming Out

by Milan Vaishnav

With geopolitical tensions subsiding, the market had a quiet week as it continued to post a small amount of incremental gains. The trading range also remained capped due to the market oscillating in a capped range  Read More

ChartWatchers

Are Small-Cap Stocks Ready for their Day in the Sun? 3 Stocks to Bank on if the Rally Continues

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Last week, small-cap stocks were the highest performers, with the Russell 2000 gaining 2.5%  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

SPY Number of Shares Outstanding Continuing to Rise

by Tom McClellan

Note: This article previously appeared in the Jan. 14, 2020 issue of our Daily Edition. The charts are updated through Jan. 16's data. This week's chart shows an interesting representation of bullish trader sentiment  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Masses are Growing Too Bullish; I Smell a Short-Term Top

by Tom Bowley

Calling tops in a secular bull market advance is not typically a wise thing to do, because it rarely works. But it's very difficult to ignore sentiment readings that border on the absurd  Read More

ChartWatchers

Dollar Index Reaches a Crucial Technical Juncture Point

by Martin Pring

The Dollar Index has been rising in the last few sessions following its December decline, which has put it at a crucial technical juncture. Whichever way it breaks will have implications for commodities, gold and the relative performance of international equities to the US  Read More

ChartWatchers

Healthy Prognosis for Health Care

by David Keller

While sectors like Technology of received much of the praise for leading the recent market upswing, the Health Care sector is comprised of a group of five industries that all have fairly attractive chart setups  Read More

The MEM Edge

MEM Edge TV: How to Play this Frothy Market

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

On this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen shares techniques that can help you successfully trade faster-moving stocks, as well as how to use clues from the 2018 "crash" to know when the uptrend has ended  Read More

ChartWatchers

Brazil and Russia are Both Showing Promising Tails on Relative Rotation Graphs, But Russia Wins

by Julius de Kempenaer

In my last article for the RRG blog, I wrote about the process of how to get from an idea, whether based on RRG analysis or something else, to a position in your portfolio  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Prepping For Another Very Strong Earnings Season

by Tom Bowley

In my last article, I discussed the possibility that we could see a short-term top form and many of those warning signs continue to persist  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

A Fresh Breakout Gives This Stock a Nice Shot in the Arm!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

Insulet Corp. (PODD) had an exceptional year in 2019, as the stock powered to new highs on the heels of triple-digit growth during its first three earnings reports of the year. The insulin pump maker for diabetics peaked in price in December and has been consolidating ever since  Read More

The MEM Edge

WealthWise Women: "Clicking into Strength" - Finding Industry Group Leaders

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

One of the most important analysis tools you have access to at StockCharts is the ability to create "strength rankings" of not only sectors but also industry groups  Read More