Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Apple (AAPL) Doesn't Fall Far From The NASDAQ Tree

by Tom Bowley

Apple (AAPL) is more than a $750 billion market cap company, by far the largest on the NASDAQ. Therefore, AAPL's price performance will have a rather significant impact on the overall performance of the NASDAQ as the NASDAQ is a market cap weighted index... Read More 

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Gap Trading: A Case Study

by Tom Bowley

Gaps are strange creatures and knowing what to do after one is difficult because emotion does crazy things to our patience and discipline. Gaps 101 tells us that most gaps fill. What does that mean? Well, if ABC company closed yesterday at 10.00 and opened today at 11... Read More 

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Bullish Industry Groups Awaiting Breakouts

by Tom Bowley

One of the advantages that the technical trader carries in his/her back pocket is the ability to visualize the future price action before it happens - based on the prior price action. Trending price action to the upside is generally followed by bullish continuation patterns... Read More 

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4 Stocks That May Be Bottoming

by Tom Bowley

We've been in a six year bull market where most stocks have been trending higher. But not every industry group and stock follows the primary trend higher. In fact, catching a falling stock just as it hits rock bottom can provide a big lift to your portfolio... Read More 

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Russell 2000 Relative Performance Suggests Caution

by Tom Bowley

During my webinar yesterday, I indicated that I'd take a look at the Russell 2000 ($RUT) and its lagging performance, but then I was sidetracked by other charts and questions. So I'll take an opportunity here in my blog to provide you those Russell 2000 comments... Read More 

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5 Easy Steps to Trading Smarter

by Tom Bowley

The best stock traders on the planet share one common ingredient. They manage risk. Managing risk can mean lots of things. You can manage risk by trading Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) instead of individual stocks... Read More 

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How Do Stock Market Tops Form? Part 7 (Final)

by Tom Bowley

This is a series of articles designed to remind each of us the keys to identifying the many potential warning signs that create stock market tops. If you're just tuning in, you can CLICK HERE for Part 1 that begins the series. Enjoy! This is the final part of this 7 part series... Read More 

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How Do Stock Market Tops Form? Part 6

by Tom Bowley

This is a series of articles designed to remind each of us the keys to identifying the many potential warning signs that create stock market tops. If you're just tuning in, you can CLICK HERE for Part 1 that begins the series... Read More 

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How Do Stock Market Tops Form? Part 5

by Tom Bowley

Today marks two months for me here at StockCharts.com and I just want to thank everyone for your kind words and especially for all of the technical feedback. Your comments are very important to me so please keep them coming... Read More