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Vipul Ramaiya: China: Hammering a Major Bottom

by Vipul Ramaiya

A Wyckoff Spring occurs when an instrument falls below a clearly defined trading range (particularly a closely monitored support shelf), makes a new “panic bottom” (maybe indicated by a huge lower shadow in a candle chart) — and then “springs” back or recaptures the violated supp... Read More 

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Alan Newman: Crosscurrents - July 30, 2014

by Alan Newman

Rationales & Targets Despite GDP numbers coming in higher than expected, apparently no one believes it. We certainly do not. Here in NY’s wealthy Nassau County, sales tax revenues are much lower than anticipated and we have seen the identical news elsewhere... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - July 30, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat Above is the 10 period moving averge of the SKEW overlade on the SPX... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: Improving RSI Indicator Analysis | Visa Stock Chart Example

by Martha Stokes

The Relative Strength Index indicator is unique in that it not only oscillates, but it also is a comparative price analysis indicator... Read More 

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Sy Harding: China's Market Finally Looks Like A Buy

by Sy Harding

Is China's economy, the second largest in the world, a disaster coming down to a hard landing, which has been the popular forecast for four or five years now? Or is it merely slowing from unsustainable double-digit growth of more than 12% a few years ago, to a more reasonable and... Read More 

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David England: Report Card Time Final

by David England

Today, I wrap up my report card series and compare the current market action with the previous market tops in 2000 and 2007, in relation to index levels, P/E ratios, dividend yields and finally the 10-year Treasury yield. This chart was designed by J. P. Morgan Asset Management... Read More 

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W.H.C. Bassetti: July 25, 2014

by W.H.C. Bassetti

Top chatter continues apace and some talking heads are worried about the fact that there has been no correction for 70 odd days. In line with that the Tell on Marketwatch published an interesting chart showing up and down waves. Worth looking at: http://blogs.marketwatch... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: A-D Line Divergence Again

by Tom McClellan

The Fed is still pumping liquidity into the banking system, albeit at diminished rates, and the large cap indices are still showing no signs of trouble, with the DJIA making higher highs and higher lows... Read More 

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David England: Report Card Time III

by David England

Today, I will answer your questions on if the market is getting close to a sell signal, using my long-term Rip Van Winkle trading system. This system is highly effective at giving profitable trading (buy and sell) signals. Again, nothing is 100 percent accurate... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: $WYNN | The Sell Side Price Action of Stocks

by Martha Stokes

Downside Price Action Is Distinctly Different From Upside Price Action Most technical traders do not spend adequate time learning how to read the downside price action of stocks. Many assume it is the same as the upside, only going down... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - July 23, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat The TRIN nor the TICK readings are giving much of information right now so we have to look at other indicators... Read More 

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Gene Inger: Volatility Index (VIX)

by Gene Inger

Technical factors based upon on-going 2014 'financial engineering, characterized the first half of the year, in a 'perceived' continuation pattern that was obscured by numerous factors, which suppressed VIX for so long that many technicians have resorted to suggesting it was some... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: $SYMC and HFT Action

by Martha Stokes

How to Identify High Frequency Trading Action for Reversal Patterns There has been a deluge of articles, commentaries, and debates about High Frequency Trading action. Technical Traders can learn to use HFT action to their advantage... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: Fishing Around For a Gold Cycle Bottom

by Tom McClellan

The price bottom associated with gold's 13-1/2 month cycle is ideally due right now. The problem is that gold does not always bottom exactly when it is supposed to, and there is still work yet to do... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - July 16, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat Timers Digest recorded the Ord Oracle report number 10 in performance for one year time frame dated July 12... Read More 

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David O.England: Report Card Time II

by David England

Today, I will prove the truth of one of my favorite sayings, “It is not being in the market that is important, but what we are in that is.” Last week, I audited the first half of 2014 market performance... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: Inflation Arriving For A Short Stay

by Tom McClellan

July 10, 2014 Back in September 2013, I wrote about a unique new way to forecast inflation. That piece called for a pickup in inflation, which has materialized, and so it is worth taking another look to see what more is ahead... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - July 9, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat It is said “where ever General Electric (GE) goes so does the S&P”. The second window down from the top is GE and the bottom window is the SPY... Read More 

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Mark Young: No Serious Damage Done-- Yet!

by Mark Young

On Monday evening, I wrote to subscribers that despite Monday's weakness, our "Best Trend" indicator was not budging. I said that it was going to be hard to get anything worthwhile going on the down side until this positive indicator changes and that is still my position... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: The "Why" behind Price Patterns for $CSCO

by Martha Stokes

Weekly Stock Discussion: Cisco Systems Inc... Read More 

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Market Tops I

by David England

Today, I answer many of your questions concerning market tops. For a better understanding on how market tops form, I will dissect the 2000 market action using technical analysis (charting). It is not called “technical” for nothing... Read More 

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W.H.C. Bassetti: State of the Market SPX 2040

by W.H.C. Bassetti

As the PnF chart thinks we are still in the bull market with a target of 2040. Do we believe it? Come now. How many times have you heard us say that we are total agnostics? It is true that we have constantly used the PnF chart to update targets going back hundreds of points... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - July 2, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat We have shown this chart in the past which is the VXZ/VIX ratio... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: Improving Bollinger Bands Analysis

by Martha Stokes

How to Use Bollinger Bands for Better Stock Picks Bollinger Bands are an excellent tool for helping develop Spatial Pattern Recognition Skills, those visual skills which all expert technical analysts have... Read More 

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Alan Newman: Crosscurrents - July 2, 2014

by Alan Newman

Rationales and Targets The NASD released margin debt stats for the month of May on Friday and we expect to cover our views on leverage again in the July issue. Total margin debt (NASD + NYSE) remained steady at $475 billion, 2.8% of GDP... Read More