Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Lock Into A Strengthening Industry For Great Earnings Results


It works like a charm. Wall Street places their bets ahead of earnings season, then the solid results pour in. Shocking? Not really. That's a big advantage to have - to be able to meet with management teams ahead of earnings reports (before the "quiet period") to discuss management performance, product strategies, growth rates, etc. It's why technical analysis is so important. It provides us clues as to what to buy before the actual news hits. As an example, check out the recreational products group ($DJUSRP):

It's not just breaking out on an absolute basis. It is torching the S&P 500 on a relative basis. The relative strength line has gone almost parabolic over the past two months as the DJUSRP moves to its highest relative level of 2019. Wall Street suddenly loves the group. Yesterday, one stock in the space - Polaris (PII) - exploded on its quarterly results. Check it out:

Volume was massive and the stock is now nearly 11% higher than it was just before it released earnings. We're setting up for another big earnings release in the space that I provided to our free EB Digest members this morning. If you'd like to see that chart, send me an email at "". I'll send you a copy and add you to the free newsletter, which is delivered to your email 3x a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

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Tom Bowley
About the author: is the Chief Market Strategist at, where he provides stock market education, guidance, and trading strategies using a unique combination of technical, fundamental, and historical analysis. Tom provides members with four portfolios (Model, Aggressive, Income, and Value), all designed to beat the benchmark S&P 500, and a revolving Watch List of hundreds of companies reporting strong quarterly earnings (must beat both revenue and EPS estimates) and exhibiting technical strength as well. These companies comprise EarningsBeats' annotated Strong Earnings ChartList (SECL), from which Tom trades exclusively. Tom writes a Daily Market Report (DMR) for members to include an executive summary, market outlook, sector/industry watch, and trading ideas. Learn More
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