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John Murphy's Market Message

FALLING DOLLAR HELPS BOOST FOREIGN STOCKS

by John Murphy

DOLLAR DROPS TO TWO-YEAR LOW The decline in the U.S. dollar continues. Chart 1 shows the Invesco US Dollar Index (UUP) dropping to the lowest level in two years. Previous messages have described some of the intermarket side-effects of a weaker greenback  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

RRG is Picking Up Turnaround in HAL

by Julius de Kempenaer

With returns in the Energy sector flying off the charts I want to track developments of individual stocks in the sector closely. Especially because the rotation of the sector on the weekly Relative Rotation Graph is still not very strong  Read More

ChartWatchers

This World is on Fire

by Greg Schnell

The charts continue to roast the bears. It's been an aggressive run; they are hanging on, but it seems they are getting knocked off every perch. The Nasdaq even joined the party on Wednesday, finishing up on a down day for the Dow and $SPX  Read More

The MEM Edge

Chartwise Women: Bringing Women to the Table

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this archived edition of Chartwise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin examine the topic of bringing women into the investing arena using a preview of their MoneyShow presentation  Read More

ChartWatchers

Current Rotation Leading to Massive Short Squeeze Trades

by John Hopkins

The market rotation of late has resulted in some explosive moves in some "forgotten stocks." This has been particularly true of those stocks that have a high percentage of shares short. As an example, take a look at the two charts below  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Keeping You on the Right Side of the Market - Thanks Economic Modern Family!

by Mish Schneider

As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., we cannot help but think how grateful we are in the midst of so much stress. For starters, we are grateful to you - our folks who publish and post our daily, plus our readers, members, followers and supporters  Read More

ChartWatchers

Assessing Market Bias

by Carl Swenlin

We have all heard that "a rising tide raises all boats," and at DecisionPoint.com we have come to think of the direction of the market tide as being a bias that can benefit or work against our trading positions  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Equal Weight vs. Cap Weight Rotations

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of Sector Spotlight, I walk viewers through the current state of asset class and sector rotations  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Who is Guarding the Market's Galaxy?

by Mish Schneider

Since the pandemic, the market has risen on stimulus. Then, the market bulls turned to vaccine news and hopes for a quick and effective release  Read More

RRG Charts

Financial Stocks Showing Strength on Relative Rotation Graph as Dow Hits 30k

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Financial sector has been picking up a lot of relative strength recently. On the Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors (against SPY), XLF is on a rotation trail through the improving quadrant and closing in on a cross over into the leading quadrant  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

DOW HITS 30,000

by John Murphy

DOW REACHES 30K Chart 1 shows the Dow Industrials hitting 30,000 and setting a new record. The S&P 500 isn't far behind. Chart 2 shows the S&P 500 in a coiling pattern which also favors higher prices. The Nasdaq is lagging behind but also gaining ground  Read More

DecisionPoint

3000 Level for SPX?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, as we head into the holiday week, Carl and Erin talk about why the Dow sometimes seems to outperform the SPX (today was a great example!)  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Will Supply Disruptions be the New Market Bottleneck?

by Mish Schneider

The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) release came out today, giving insight into the economy's health as the market ramps up with increased consumer sales and all time highs for hiring  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

ENERGY SPDR CLEARS 200-DAY LINE

by John Murphy

ENERGY ETFS CLEAR THEIR 200-DAY AVERAGES Energy stocks are continuing to show new market leadership. They're getting help from rising oil prices. Last Thursday's message showed the Energy SPDR (XLE) testing its 200-day moving average  Read More

The Mindful Investor

Bull Markets Die on Euphoria

by David Keller

"Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria." - Sir John Templeton My macro process has three key steps: Price, Breadth and Sentiment  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

At the Edge of Chaos: Staying Calm and Trading One Stock at a Time

by Joe Duarte

The stock market continues to move steadily higher, albeit in a volatile rising channel, as the bullish combination of a major wall of worry and easy money until the cows come home from the Federal Reserve continue to move money toward equities  Read More

Art's Charts

The Calm before the Storm in QQQ

by Arthur Hill

The weekly high-low range for the Nasdaq 100 ETF (QQQ) was the narrowest of the year this past week and the ETF is battling triangle resistance. A narrowing range shows indecision and a volatility contraction. Even though this is just one weekly bar, QQQ is at a moment of truth  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Flirts with an Important Pattern Resistance; RRG Chart Shows Good Activity in These Sectors

by Milan Vaishnav

In the previous weekly note, we mentioned that the NIFTY was testing its crucial pattern resistance. Over the past five trading sessions, the markets, in general, displayed some corrective tendencies, but continued to extend gains  Read More

ChartWatchers

This Fast Moving ETF Is Revealing Top Candidates In A Strong Sector

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

With the move into Cyclical stocks continuing to expand, sectors such as Industrials have stocks with multiple reasons to continue to trade higher  Read More

ChartWatchers

We Now Have Confirmation That It's Full Speed Ahead for this Secular Bull Market

by Tom Bowley

I'm going to keep this article short and sweet. We're going higher. If you're still convinced that the U.S. stock market is staring at a doom-and-gloom environment, I don't know what to say  Read More

ChartWatchers

Sentiment Suggests Exhaustion of Buyers

by David Keller

"Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria." - Sir John Templeton My macro process has three key steps: Price, Breadth and Sentiment  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Has Reality Hit the Stock Market?

by Mish Schneider

On Monday, we talked about positive vaccine news from Pfizer (PFE) and Moderna (MRNA) holding up the market. Friday proved the market was able to hold up through the week  Read More

ChartWatchers

Stock Uptrend Consolidates Above Support

by John Murphy

Major stock indexes continue to consolidate their November gains, and remain above recent support levels. Chart 1 shows the Dow Industrials pulling back over the last three days, but remaining above underlying support along their October peak and recent low near 29,000  Read More

The MEM Edge

Pockets of Strength in a Tired Market

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen shares how to uncover and then capitalize on the strength that is continuing to emerge from select areas of the market  Read More

ChartWatchers

Sometimes You Need to Change Lanes to Stay on the Right Track

by Julius de Kempenaer

When I was preparing for last week's episode of Sector Spotlight and writing an article for the RRG Blog on the Growth/Value Rotation, I had to think back to an article that I wrote for this newsletter back in August  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

This Mega Cap Stock In A Strong Group Just Turned Bullish!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

It's been a tricky couple of weeks in the markets as lockdown stocks dropped sharply on the vaccine news but are currently "back in style" given the surge in new virus cases. Other areas such as Healthcare have seen their share of mixed signals as well  Read More

The MEM Edge

Chartwise Women: Lock-down or Recovery Stocks?

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

Lock-dow or recovery? In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin review top candidates in both categories while revealing what they would rather do given 4 incredible scenarios. In "Yeah..  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STOCK UPTREND CONSOLIDATES ABOVE SUPPORT

by John Murphy

MAJOR STOCK INDEXES CONSOLIDATEMajor stock indexes continue to consolidate their November gains, and remain above recent support levels  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

INTC at Risk for a Violent Move Lower

by Julius de Kempenaer

On the Relative Rotation Graph for Technology stocks (XLK), the tail on INTC stands out - but not in a positive way  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

We Have The #1 Draft Pick (And Picks 2 Through 10) Once Again And We're Going To Make It Count!

by Tom Bowley

Every 3 months, on February 19th, May 19th, August 19th, and November 19th, we host our own version of a "Draft Party". It's the most exciting day of the quarter for us at EarningsBeats.com. The anticipation has been building for weeks, and for good reason  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Is it Time for the Oil and Gas Exploration Sector to Wake Up?

by Mish Schneider

Today, Goldman Sachs (GS) announced that commodities were poised for a bull market. We have been taking advantage of that bull market for quite some time now. We've seen nice moves from hard to soft commodities, which we are currently still holding  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

A Very Strong Stock in an Industry Just Breaking Out and Showing Leadership

by Tom Bowley

Later tonight and tomorrow, I'll be evaluating literally thousands of stocks in determining which 10 equal-weighted stocks I'll include in each of our 4 portfolios at EarningsBeats.com. Our track record is sparkling and you can view our portfolio results HERE  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Trading in a Word... Continued

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave continues from last week's topic of "Acceptance." If you are willing to accept what Dave teaches, you are well on your way to becoming a successful trader. Alternatively, if you've lost your way, this will help you get back on track  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle November 17, 2020

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Long SPX 10/22/20 at 3453.49. Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 10/9/20 at 40.78. Long Term SPX Monitor Purposes: Long SPX on 10/26/20 at 3400  Read More

RRG Charts

Adding FB As a Short to RRG Long/Short Basket Trade Ideas

by Julius de Kempenaer

From time to time, I discuss possible long or short positions (stocks, ETFs) based on observations on Relative Rotation Graphs or ideas generated from them. Currently, the baskets contain five positions each  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Grandpa Russell 2000's Secret Identity!

by Mish Schneider

The S&P 500 (SPY), Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) and Dow Jones (DIA) all closed under their recent highs, while Granddad Russell 2000 (IWM) was able to close over 178.10, making new all-time highs  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

This Stock Is Ready For Takeoff!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

I'm regularly screening the market for stocks poised to outpace the markets and, since I'm looking for characteristics proven to be common among big winners prior to takeoff, the more of these traits a stock has, the better the odds it will do well  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

For the First Time in Three Years, Small Caps are Starting to Look Interesting

by Martin Pring

Russell 2K at a Record High Some Small-Cap Sector ETFs Breaking as Well Russell 2K at a Record High Small-caps have been underperforming since early 2018, but, in the last few weeks, have begun to emerge as relative outperformers  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Rotation OUT of Large-Caps

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of Sector Spotlight, I look at the performances for asset classes and sectors last week, noticing long tails on those daily RRGs - that indicates some big moves that have taken place  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP TV: Dow Forecast 2021

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin follow up their discussion regarding very short-term initiation and buying climaxes that have occurred recently  Read More