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June 2018

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Special benchmarks for Relative Rotation Graphs

by Julius de Kempenaer

Last week Thursday (6/21) was the third Thursday (try saying that out loud ;) ) of the month. The day that I join Tom and Erin in the Market Watchers Live show to talk about Relative Rotation Graphs. In the show, which you can play back here, I talked about different universes, open and closed, and the effect of different benchmarks. Summary Open and closed universes Special benchmarks $ONE @FIVEPCT Universes and benchmarks Read More 

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The BIG picture in ONE picture

by Julius de Kempenaer

Note 1: This article was posted earlier as part of the ChartWatchers newsletter last weekend. One paragraph and an up-to-date daily version of the Relative Rotation Graph for asset classes has been added to the bottom of this article. Note 2: A pre-populated universe for Asset Allocation has been added to the Groups drop-down. Relative Rotation Graphs® originally emerged out of my work on sector (rotation) analysis while employed as a sell-side analyst providing services to institutional clients. Shortly after the first introduction as a tool to visualize Read More 

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Technology sector rotating back to leading while Discretionary/Staples spread widens further

by Julius de Kempenaer

The Relative Rotation Graph shows the rotation of the ten S&P 500 sector ETFs (SPDR family) against the S&P 500 index ETF (SPY). The rotation of the technology sector (XLK) back into the leading quadrant after a short period of rotation through the weakening quadrant is s strong sign. The spread between the Consumer Discretionary- and Consumer Staples sectors continues to widen further and seems to be entering another leg up in its relative strength line. A strong relative strength for Discretionary over Staples is usually a bullish indication for the general Read More 

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Combining Relative Rotation Graphs and the "Turtle Soup" setup

by Julius de Kempenaer

On Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 May I stepped in for Erin Swenlin and acted as the co-host to Tom Bowley in the Market Watchers Live show. Clearly, we talked a lot about RRGs but as MWL is not all about RRG I wanted to bring something different to the table. Ever since Relative Rotation Graphs came to life I told people to use them in combination with "something else" as using them (or any other available TA-tool) in isolation would be too limited IMHO. Whatever "something else" should be is totally up to the user and should, I think, depend on their risk appetite Read More