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Art's Charts

2 Equity ETFs Holding Up Well in September

by Arthur Hill

The S&P 500 SPDR is down around 6% this month and QQQ is down around 8%. These two hit new highs on September 2nd, plunged the next three trading days and then worked their way lower. Both are below their 50-day moving averages for the first time since April  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Bullish Rotation Suggesting Bottom Is In; 2 Downtrend Reversal Candidates

by Tom Bowley

Note First, just over one year ago, I returned to EarningsBeats.com as its Chief Market Strategist. I want to thank all of you that have supported me in my return. I think we've weathered a brutal year in great fashion  Read More

Analyzing India

Crucial Week Ahead: NIFTY Set To Deal With Multiple Imp Technical Setups; RRG Chart Point Towards Sector-Specific Moves

by Milan Vaishnav

Unlike the previous week that had stayed uneventful for the markets, the Indian equities witnessed an immensely volatile week that ended this Friday, September 25, 2020  Read More

ChartWatchers

Applying Moving Averages to the Three Major Stock Indexes

by John Murphy

A lot more attention is being paid to moving average lines this month because they help determine where potential support and resistance levels may lie. Two that have been mentioned quite a bit lately are the 50- and 200-day averages  Read More

ChartWatchers

This Red-Hot Area Doesn't Care What's Going On In The Rest Of The Markets

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

While economic worries have brought the S&P 500 to the brink of a correction this week (defined as a loss of 10% or more from its 52-week high), there's been one area of the market that's holding in remarkably well with several stocks at or close to new highs  Read More

ChartWatchers

Better Routines Lead to Better Results

by David Keller

A consistent imperfect routine is way better than an inconsistent perfect routine  Read More

ChartWatchers

Buy on Rumor? I'm Expecting A BIG Pre-Earnings Surge in These 3 Stocks

by Tom Bowley

Ever heard of the old Wall Street adage, "buy on rumor, sell on news"? You most likely have and, in my opinion, it applies more to earnings season than anything else. Wall Street firms send their analysts out to meet with management teams prior to the end of their quarters  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Market Indices Phased and Confused

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz, Mish Schneider

Coming into the weekend, we have more time to look over our charts, gather our thoughts and take a step back to grasp the larger picture. So, let's get right to it! From bullish to caution. This is the current phase the major indices have recently switched to  Read More

The MEM Edge

Leadership Areas for the Next Leg Up

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

In this episode of StockCharts TV's The MEM Edge, Mary Ellen looks at turnaround candidates as the markets begin to stabilize, as well as stocks that are breaking out to new highs  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

APPLYING MOVING AVERAGES TO THE THREE MAJOR STOCK INDEXE

by John Murphy

DOW AND S&P 500 TRY TO STABILIZE NEAR MOVING AVERAGE LINES A lot more attention is being paid to moving average lines this month because they help determine where potential support and resistance levels may lie  Read More

The Canadian Technician

The Raging Teenager Trade

by Greg Schnell

"What's the matter with kids today?" Why are they so often confused, annoying, demanding, moody, defiant, reckless? Since the COVID rescue funds were launched by all governments in the world, at all levels, with money they didn't have, the US Dollar has been declining  Read More

ChartWatchers

What Does It Mean When Sectors Fly All Over the Place?

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph above shows the rotation for US sectors on a daily basis over roughly the last two weeks. The most important observation that we can make from this image is that the rotation currently is very erratic  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Navigating Through the Market's Choppy Waters

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz, Mish Schneider

Today the QQQs, SPY, and DIA, closed near the September 21st lows which we noted as possible support. While we rallied intraday, we also sold off, giving back most of the days upward progress  Read More

The MEM Edge

Chartwise Women: Get Ready for a Market Recovery

by Erin Swenlin, Mary Ellen McGonagle

Draft your dream team of stocks! In this week's edition of Chartwise Women, Mary Ellen and Erin share their best practices to screen for stocks that are more likely to outperform the markets once the downward pressure is lifted  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Breaking Down the Dow Jones Composite Index

by Julius de Kempenaer

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100 are probably the most discussed charts/indexes. The Dow Jones Industrials is probably the most well known index. From an RRG point of view, the breakdown of the S&P 500 into its sectors is probably the most-watched RRG  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Tesla (TSLA) Is Being Accumulated, Not Distributed - Check Out These 2 Indicators!

by Tom Bowley

I think it's fair to say that most investors look at whether their stock is going up or down in determining whether a stock is being cumulatively bought or sold  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Junk Bonds Looking More Like Junk

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz, Mish Schneider

Let's start with the 4 major indices, the SPY, QQQ, DIA and IWM. They all sold off today, breaking yesterday's lows. Besides IWM, they are still not below their recent low from September 21st  Read More

The Traders Journal

The Anchored VWAP Reveals "Hidden Support" In The S&P 500, And The US Total Market Is Still King Of The World

by Grayson Roze

What a week to be back hosting another episode of "Your Daily Five". As I'm sure you heard, we held a major LIVE event on StockCharts TV yesterday - "Introducing StockChartsACP: The Future of Technical Analysis"  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

STRONGER DOLLAR HURTS PRECIOUS METALS

by John Murphy

RISING DOLLAR PUSHES PRECIOUS METALS LOWER With global stocks on the defensive over the last week, some money has flowed into the relative safety of the U.S. dollar. Chart 1 shows the Invesco Dollar Index (UUP) climbing to the highest level in two months  Read More

Dave Landry's Trading Simplified

Should You Short Stocks?

by Dave Landry

In this edition of Trading Simplified, Dave continues to show his methodology in action using actual trades. He goes on to discuss if you should short stocks and illustrates how his new ACP plugin can be used to identify and get aboard great trends  Read More

Don't Ignore This Chart!

Running a Scan to Find a Potential Short Squeeze

by Tom Bowley

Short squeezes can result in explosive upside moves. We saw it at the end of 2019 with Tesla (TSLA). Once the stock broke 400, it absolutely flew to the upside  Read More

Top Advisors Corner

The Ord Oracle September 22, 2020

by Tim Ord

Yesterday, we said "Today marks a fourth day down; 19 of the last 21 higher within 5 days. Pattern forming could be an ABC where "C" is equal to "A" would give target near 3180 SPX. Resistance lies near 3325, the previous low. Need to see panic in TICK and TRIN to form next low  Read More

RRG Charts

Sector Spotlight: Erratic Rotation Signals Uncertainty

by Julius de Kempenaer

In this edition of Sector Spotlight, I spend the show talking about current market rotations  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

How Long Will the Market Hold its Breath For?

by Forrest Crist-Ruiz, Mish Schneider

Yesterday, Mish talked about watching junk bonds (JNK) to see if the Fed would continue supporting high risk companies. Today, JNK had an inside day. This comes after a large red day where JNK gapped lower, breaking its 104.27-106 range  Read More

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Is The Bottom In On The NASDAQ?

by Tom Bowley

I believe it could be. In my Daily Market Report to EarningsBeats.com members, I pointed out a couple very positive short-term developments. First, the S&P 500 pulled back to 3229 yesterday, EXACTLY a 10% correction from its recent all-time high  Read More

DecisionPoint

DP Show: Hammering Into a Selling Exhaustion?

by Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin

In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin talk extensively about the current conditions of the SPY and the climactic indicators that suggest a possible selling exhaustion  Read More

Mish's Market Minute

Measured Moves in the Market

by Mish Schneider

Coming into Monday, we wrote targets on the S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100. Based on the measured move from the all-time high and the ensuing gap lower (or topping pattern), we shared with you all that the SPY target was 322 and QQQs target was 260  Read More

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Martin Pring's Market Roundup

S&P Performance Relative to the World Reaches a Crucial Juncture

by Martin Pring

For many years, the S&P Composite (SPY) has outperformed the MSCI World Stock ETF (ACWI)  Read More

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John Murphy's Market Message

GLOBAL STOCKS SELL OFF

by John Murphy

DOW AND S&P 500 HEADING TOWARD 200-DAY LINES Stocks are selling off all over the world today. With 50-day moving averages having already been broken, 200-day averages are now in play  Read More

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). The most important observation that we can make from this image is that the rotation currently is very erratic  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