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Airlines Looking To Rally In October?

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Thursday, September 28, 2017 After early selling on Thursday, U.S. indices mostly rebounded throughout the balance of the day resulting in mostly slight gains by day's end. Materials (XLB, +0... Read More 

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U.S. Equities Rally As Treasury Yields Soar

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Wednesday, September 27, 2017 U.S. stocks were lifted at least in part by rising treasury yields. The 10 year treasury yield ($TNX) spiked 8 basis points and that represents a significant selloff in treasuries... Read More 

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Bearish Seasonal Summer Period Coming To An End

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Late day selling created a bifurcated U.S. market on Tuesday as small caps performed quite well ($RUT, +0.34%), while the Dow Jones finished slightly in negative territory. Technology (XLK, +0... Read More 

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Technology Slumps As Facebook Falls On Heavy Volume

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Monday, September 25, 2017 Technology (XLK, -1.18%) was the only real problem on Monday, but it was a big problem... Read More 

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Russell 2000 Tests Key Resistance, Primed To Lead In 4th Quarter

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Friday, September 22, 2017 Friday was a bifurcated kind of day on Wall Street. We saw a small loss on the Dow Jones, while there were slight gains on the other major indices... Read More 

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Taking A Look At Near-Term Downside Risk For The S&P 500

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Thursday, September 21, 2017 We are in one of the most bearish historical periods of the year and I've provided a bit more information about it in the Historical Tendencies section below... Read More 

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Railroads, Transports Lead Dow Jones To 6th Consecutive All-Time High

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Market Recap for Wednesday, September 20, 2017 It was another stellar day for industrials (XLI, +0.73%) as this sector led the Dow Jones to a 6th consecutive record closing high. The gains have been fairly slow and methodical, but that's how bull market advances work... Read More 

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The Fed's On Deck And THIS Is Why We Want To See Interest Rates Rise

by Tom Bowley

Reminder Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of my article and click the "Notify Me" button if you'd like to receive my article each morning before the stock market opens... Read More 

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Banks Strengthen To Lead Financials, Major Indices Higher

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Monday, September 18, 2017 It was another very bullish day on Wall Street as most indices finished with gains once again. The Russell 2000 ($RUT) led the charge with a 0.65% rise... Read More 

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S&P 500 Tops 2500 For First Time; Monday Trade Setups

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Friday, September 15, 2017 It was another day of records on Wall Street to close out the week... Read More 

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Autos And Auto Parts Continue To Strengthen After Their Recent Breakout

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Thursday, September 14, 2017 Consumer discretionary (XLY, -0.54%) was the worst performing sector on Thursday, but you'd never know it from looking at the automobiles or auto parts stocks. The Dow Jones U.S... Read More 

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All-Time High Virus Spreads; NASDAQ And Dow Jones Catch It

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Wide participation is a key to sustaining a bull market advance. We want as many indices, sectors and stocks on a buy signal as possible... Read More 

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Banks Lead Follow Through Rally As They Bounce Off Key Support

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Financials (XLF, +1.18%) were the primary beneficiary on Tuesday as treasury yields rose. That typically leads to strength in this sector, with particular strength usually seen in banks ($DJUSBK) and life insurance ($DJUSIL)... Read More 

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S&P 500 Breaks Out To All-Time High

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Monday, September 11, 2017 It was a very bullish day on Wall Street. First and foremost, the benchmark S&P 500 rose more than 1% to close at a fresh all-time high. Its previous closing high was approximately 2481... Read More 

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Bifurcated Friday Session For Major Indices, Sectors

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Friday, September 8, 2017 The NASDAQ fell on Friday mostly due to a very weak technology sector (XLK, -0.82%)... Read More 

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September StockCharts Outlook Webinar Begins At 11am EST

by Tom Bowley

Just a quick reminder that Greg Schnell and I will be hosting StockCharts Outlook webinar for September in one hour, beginning at 11am EST. Please join us if you're available... Read More 

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Healthcare Strengthening With Medical Supplies And Pharmas Following Biotechs Lead

by Tom Bowley

Special Announcement Tomorrow's StockCharts Outlook Webinar with Greg Schnell and me will be held at 11am EST. Please join us by registering HERE... Read More 

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Energy Rolling Higher, But Will It Last?

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Energy (XLE, +1.63%) has been the clear leader for the U.S. stock market the past week or so, but I'm not a fan just yet of the recent bounce continuing and morphing into an uptrend... Read More 

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Financial Stocks Tumble Ahead Of Hurricane Irma

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Hurricane Irma may still be well out in the Atlantic Ocean, but its bearish winds are being felt on the shores of Wall Street already... Read More 

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Semiconductors Fail At Key Resistance, Cause NASDAQ To Fail

by Tom Bowley

Market Recap for Friday, September 1, 2017 The latest government nonfarm payrolls report came and went. The number was a bit disappointing, but the U.S. stock market handled it quite well and the bond market surprisingly sold off... Read More 

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NASDAQ 100 Closes At All-Time High....Are We Bullish Or Bearish? That Depends On The Chart

by Tom Bowley

Special Note Today marks my 2 year anniversary of writing daily articles here in Trading Places. It's spanned some 500 articles. I love what I do and am completely blessed to be able to write about something I'm very passionate about... Read More