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Mish's Market Minute

Bitcoin Pulls Back Over Its Pivotal 30k Price Level

by Mish Schneider

Tuesday morning's trading session continued a large sell-off in Bitcoin, which recently lingered near 41k in the prior weeks before selling off to roughly 29k  Read More

DecisionPoint

Bitcoin Bounces Off Important Support

by Carl Swenlin

On the Bitcoin chart, an important support line at about 30,000 provides the base for a large rounded top. A rounded top is considered to be bearish, with the expectation that, if the support fails, much lower prices are likely  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: SPX on the Edge

by Julius de Kempenaer

On this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, after spending almost an entire show on a question from the mailbag last week, I shift gears again and highlight the most important rotations in asset classes and sectors  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP TV: Short-Term Buying Initiation!

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl discusses last Friday's "selling exhaustion" and today's new "upside initiation climax  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

How to Effectively Use a Moving Average Confirmation Rule

by Mish Schneider

On Friday, the major indices, including the small-cap Russell 2000 (IWM) and S&P 500 (SPY) closed underneath their 50-day moving average. However, on Monday, both reversed and ended the day above their 50-DMA  Read More

Art's Charts

Downside Participation Expands - Here's How to Measure and the Key Levels to Watch

by Arthur Hill

SPY experienced its biggest weekly decline (-2.2%) since late February and the nine-week Rate-of-Change turned negative for the first time since late October. The ETF also closed below its 10-day SMA for the first time since late January  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

At the Edge of Chaos: A Break Below SPY 415 Could Mean "Coitans" for the Stock Market

by Joe Duarte

"It's coitains for you Rocky, coitains" – Bugs Bunny in "Racketeer Rabbit" (1940) A decisive break below 415 on the S&P 500 SPDR ETF could trigger a selling avalanche and create a large mess for the stock market in a hurry  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: Technical Structure Shows NIFTY's Upside Capped Near This Point; RRG Chart Continues Throwing Mixed Cues

by Milan Vaishnav

The Indian equity markets took a breather in the week gone by as they halted four consecutive weeks of gains. Over the past month, the NIFTY had piled up 1121.55 points of gains. However, over the past five days, the NIFTY retraced after marking its fresh lifetime high at 15901  Read More

ChartWatchers

The Rotation is Real - Here's One Area That Stands to Shine

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

The U.S. markets ended the week in the red, with the S&P 500 breaking below its key area of support today on heavy volume  Read More

The Traders Journal

How To Rank, Rate And Grade The Stocks In Your Watchlist

by Gatis Roze

We chartists are a dedicated lot, but at the risk of alienating my fellow technicians, we are sometimes too myopically focused just on charts at the expense of profits and have been known to succumb to something I'll label "The Shiny Chart Syndrome"  Read More

ChartWatchers

These Two Growth Stocks are Likely Pausing Before a Big Run Ahead

by Tom Bowley

One of our key ChartLists at EarningsBeats.com is our Raised Guidance ChartList. As the name implies, it tracks companies that raised their revenue and/or EPS expectations at some point over the last 90 days  Read More

ChartWatchers

Can Positive Short & Intermediate Indicators for the Dollar Tip Long-Term Balance to the Bullish Side?

by Martin Pring

Chart 1 shows that, since 2015, the Dollar Index has been in a narrowing trading range bounded by two converging trendlines. That period has also embraced the end part of the 2011-2016 bull market, a mini-bear and bull market and the current bear  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Is Stagflation Creeping Up?

by Mish Schneider

After Wednesday's Fed announcement, the stock market has been sitting in an uneasy state. The U.S Dollar (UUP) has not only firmed, but pushed over resistance from its 200-day moving average at 24.69, confirming an accumulation phase  Read More

The Mindful Investor

Four Lessons From Four Charts in My Office

by David Keller

I have four paper charts hanging in my office. I use these as the background for most of my videos, and you can usually see one in the background when we shoot The Final Bar every afternoon  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

DOW BREAKS SHORT-TERM SUPPORT

by John Murphy

DOW UNDERCUTS ITS MAY LOW Some hawkish comments on interest rates by a member of the Fed this morning is taking a negative toll on stocks. The Dow is under the most pressure  Read More

ChartWatchers

Is The Bond Market Sending Us Warning Signals?

by Julius de Kempenaer

There's been a lot of talk and articles on rates, rising yields, and rate hikes lately. That seems like a good moment for a reminder of the fact that Relative Rotation Graphs can also be very well used to visualize the (relative) movement of yields for various maturities  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

Tin Has a Message for the Dollar

by Tom McClellan

The US Dollar Index is headed for a multi-month uptrend, if you can believe the message from tin prices. Tin is an industrial metal, used in electronics and for making corrosion-resistant coatings for other metals  Read More

The Canadian Technician

The Federal Elephant in The Room

by Greg Schnell

First it was the pandemic trade. Then it was the re-opening trade. On Thursday, after the Fed, it looked like a return to tech but not much else. Oil stocks were sold hard. Gold stocks were buried. Bank stocks got hit hard. Lumber got cut  Read More

The MEM Edge

Chartwise Women: Navigating These Choppy Markets

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Erin and Mary Ellen focus on determining the market tides and how to find and follow the treasure map and charts  Read More

Stock Talk with Joe Rabil

Let's Get it Started!

by Joe Rabil

In this inaugural edition of Stock Talk with Joe Rabil, Joe gives his background of 30 years and insights into his approach to the market. He gives a quick introduction to his history, format for future shows, and use of technical analysis  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

RISING DOLLAR PUNISHES GOLD

by John Murphy

DOLLAR JUMPS ON FED MESSAGE The Fed's more hawkish tone yesterday set off a number of intermarket reactions. Stocks sold off (although not by that much), and bond yields rose. Prospects for higher rates in the U.S. also had a positive impact on the dollar  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Cactus, Not The Plant, Is Breaking Out.

by Julius de Kempenaer

In yesterday's article in the RRG blog, I highlighted the Oil&Equipment Services industry as potentially interesting. Using the scan-manager to find the members of this industry gives 78 matching results  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

The Fed Has Spoken; What Did Wall Street Hear?

by Tom Bowley

The latest FOMC meeting has come and gone. Fed Chair Jay Powell capped it off by recognizing that inflation was hotter than expected and even signaling that the Fed is ready to hike rates by the end of 2023, stepping up its earlier April guidance of "no rates hikes before 2024  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Can the Economic Modern Family Hold its Current Price Range?

by Mish Schneider

After the FOMC minutes were released on Wednesday, the market responded with a sharp selloff. The Feds' underestimation of rising inflation pushed them to consider scheduling rate increases in 2023  Read More

RRG Charts

Financials and Energy Sectors Are (Re-)Gaining Strength -- Which Industries to Watch?

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors shows interesting rotations on the tails of the Financials and the Energy sectors. These two sectors are inside the weakening quadrant on the RRG, but ranking highest on the JdK RS-Ratio scale  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Thinking Like a Trader, Part 2

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave continues his discussion on the fact that successful trading is more about attitude and less about aptitude. If you want to succeed at trading, then think like a trader. Dave also goes on to continue to show his methodology in action  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle June 15, 2021

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Sold 6/1/21 SPX at 4202.04 gain 2.1%; Long 5/19/21 at 4115.68. Monitoring Purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 10/9/20 at 40.78. Long-Term SPX Monitor Purposes: Sold long SPX on 1/15/21 at 3768.25= gain 10.80%; Long SPX on 10/26/20 at 3400.97  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

The Hidden Opportunity in Soft Commodities

by Mish Schneider

On Monday, we talked about transitory inflation and decided that, if general demand for goods was to continue with such strength, one of the best places to keep an eye on for investing opportunities could be in soft commodities  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

Can Positive Short & Intermediate Indicators for the Dollar Tip Long-Term Balance to the Bullish Side?

by Martin Pring

Chart 1 shows that, since 2015, the Dollar Index has been in a narrowing trading range bounded by two converging trendlines. That period has also embraced the end part of the 2011-2016 bull market, a mini bear and bull market and the current bear  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Does RRG Really Matter?

by Julius de Kempenaer

On this edition of StockCharts TV's Sector Spotlight, I address an email I received from a user with the subject line "Does RRG Really Matter?" At first glance, one could think a lot of things about such a subject line  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

It's Options Expiration Week, Be Careful With This Semiconductor

by Tom Bowley

Listen, NVDA has been one of the strongest market performers in 2021 and I believe there's a very good chance it goes much higher. But if I wanted to buy it, I'd likely wait a week or so  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP TV: Timing Entries with the PMO

by Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin (flying solo) starts with the DecisionPoint market overview, drilling down and uncovering three sectors that are showing new strength  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

What is the Deal with Transitory Inflation?

by Mish Schneider

The Federal Reserve has called inflation transitory as they look for the economy to continue to recover and for more people to enter the workforce  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

QQQ HITS NEW RECORD WITH TECHNOLOGY IN THE LEAD

by John Murphy

NASDAQ 100 HITS NEW RECORD Chart 1 shows the Invesco QQQ Trust closing above its April high to achieve a new record. Technology was the day's strongest sector. Chart 2 shows the Technology SPDR (XLK) nearing a test of its April high  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

At the Edge of Chaos: Beat Choppy Market with Acute Attention to Detail

by Joe Duarte

The path of least resistance for stocks remains up for now, as the S&P 500 (SPX) finally closed above the 4200 resistance area, although money continues to rotate from past leadership sectors to new areas  Read More

DecisionPoint

Rally Is Being Undermined

by Carl Swenlin

Most people are familiar with the Golden Cross, which is when the 50EMA of a price index crosses up through the 200EMA  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Weekend Recap: Inflation Soars But Who Cares?

by Tom Bowley

In The News It was a light week for headlines as there wasn't much in the way of either economic or earnings news. Thursday did provide us our next glimpse into the inflation story as May CPI jumped 0.6%, ahead of the 0.4% expectation. That left headline CPI at 5  Read More

Analyzing India

Week Ahead: NIFTY Has High Call Writing at These Levels; RRG Chart Continues Offering Mixed Cues

by Milan Vaishnav

While trading on a narrower range, the NIFTY continued its up move and ended on a positive note for the fourth consecutive week. The NIFTY went on to mark its incremental fresh lifetime high as it continued trending higher on reduced and decelerating momentum  Read More

ChartWatchers

"Diamonds in the Rough" - Last Week's Darlings and Dud

by Erin Swenlin

Each week in my DecisionPoint Diamonds reports, I give readers 10+ stock picks to consider. This week, we had 11 picks  Read More

The MEM Edge

Uptrend in NASDAQ Continues!

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen reviews why the Nasdaq outperformed last week and how you can capitalize  Read More