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A lot of people who analyze the market including portfolio managers will talk about supply and demand, or the battle between buyers and sellers. This could not be more evident in the Russell Tracking ETF (IWM). Since December 9th the IWM has been in a sideways trading range, whereas the NASDAQ has been up humongously since then. The $RUT is charting some indecision. The rising... Read More
Weekly Market Review & Outlook .... On a Road to Nowhere ($VIX and $SPX) .... High-Low Lines Continue to Rise .... Deterioration in %Above 200-day Indicators .... SPY Holds the Breakout and the Gaps .... IJR and MDY Tests their Breakout Zones .... Mind the Gap-Breakouts in XLI and XLF .... Correlations with the 20+ YR T-Bond ETF .... A Key Retracement and Wedge for Read More
Market Recap for Thursday, May 11, 2017 Consumer staples (XLP, +0.15%) and utilities (XLU, +0.14%) were beneficiaries of money rotating more defensively on Thursday. While the end result at the close wasn't bad overall (the Dow Jones and S&P 500 lost 0.11% and 0.22%, respectively), the losses earlier in the session were as significant as any we've had in nearly a Read More
There is lots of information on the oil exploration companies and gold miners in this weeks video recording. Commodities Countdown With Greg Schnell 2017-05-11 from StockCharts.com on Vimeo. Good trading, Greg Schnell, CMT, MFTA. Read More
No new changes to the DP Scoreboards to report...except that you can now find the DP Scoreboards on your member homepage! I'll be writing about how to quickly access it in tomorrow's blog. While everything remains green on most of the boards, I did note when reviewing the charts in the DP Shared ChartList that ST PMOs Read More
The VIX The Dollar Index The Euro Swiss Franc Japanese Yen The VIX Most of this piece is devoted to the dollar and some interesting looking currencies. However, I have been intrigued by a couple of articles and news stories recently appearing in the general purpose media. They have pointed out that the CBOE Volatility Index, aka the VIX ($VIX), is at its Read More
Market Recap for Wednesday, May 10, 2017 The energy sector (XLE, +1.32%) was very strong on Wednesday as crude oil ($WTIC) bounced more than 3%. With crude oil up nicely again this morning, we should see more strength and leadership from the XLE today. Technology (XLK, +0.38%) and financials (XLF, +0.34%). Leading technology was the semiconductor space... Read More