RRG Charts

December 2015

RRG Charts

Staples or Discretionary?

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph for US sectors is once again showing us some interesting rotational patterns at the moment. Clearly XLE is showing us a very long tail moving from improving back to lagging again. Then there are XLU, XLV and XLB also showing long tails but sending different messages. XLK is pretty lonely inside the leading quadrant but holding up well there. XLP and XLY are an interesting pair to look at from a rotational point of view. They are expected to move more or less opposite of each other, and they usually do, but not at the moment Around Read More 

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AAPL up to no good?

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph with the Dow Jones Industrials stocks once again shows some interesting moves. There are a few long tails that catch my attention for a quick inspection but in this article, I want to pay a closer look at some stocks with remarkably short tails. One of them being Apple Inc. (AAPL). Summary DD continues positive rotation but runs into resistance MSFT and MCD keep on pushing, strongest stocks in the universe NKE losing relative momentum Short tails for TRV, KO, V and HD on right-hand side of RRG AAPL looks dangerous Read More 

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What does a stock with an RS-Momentum value of 105 equate to in respect of time?

by Julius de Kempenaer

Last week I received a question from a StockCharts.com user on RRG charts via e-mail. Usually, I try to answer such questions in 1-1 fashion by replying to the particular email. Most of the time this involves pointing to information on Relative Rotation Graphs that is already present in some ChartSchool articles. However the question at hand could be something that more people might wonder about, and although I think it could be answered by just pointing to some chartschool articles, it may need some extra clarification. A Question? Read More 

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Asset class rotation: it depends on the time-frame

by Julius de Kempenaer

Summary Commodities keep tanking Bond related asset classes weakening Equities leading on weekly- but weakening on daily time-frame US equities continue to lead international equity markets Chinese market coming back into play Quick scan A quick look at the Relative Rotation Graph holding a number of asset class ETFs, comparing them to VBINX (Vanguard Balanced Index Fund) learns that a pretty distinct rotational pattern is underway at the moment, albeit still very close to the benchmark and therefore not very mature yet Read More