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Michele "Mish" Schneider is the Director of Trading Education & Research for MarketGauge. She provides in-depth trader training as the market analyst, writer and host of Mish's Market Minute, contributes to several online trading ... more


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Transportation Sector’s Fancy Spokes
If the Transportation sector IYT, is like the spokes on a wheel, then we can surmise that it also determines the overall weight and strength of the market.
The Stock Market Devil Baits Bulls With Momentum
At the close of last week, the Russell 2000 IWM, Semiconductors SMH, Transportation IYT, and Regional Banks KRE performed well.
4 Of 6 Economic Modern Family Members Perform On Command
On Friday, the Russell 2000 (IWM), Semiconductors (SMH), Transportation (IYT) and Regional Banks (KRE) performed on command. Neither Biotechnology IBB nor Retail XRT, joined the group's risse on Friday.
Is All The Stock Market’s Love In Vain?
In the market, the only real winner today was the train-or the transportation sector. All the indices turned red. Retail, Biotechnology, and Semiconductors also sold off to close red.
Stock Market Hires The Bug Bouncer
IWM recaptured the 200-daily moving average and went back into an unconfirmed Accumulation Phase.
One Day After Hammy’s Bath, The Market Takes One Too
If the market can find reasons to feast-like a better than expected earnings season, then maybe the prophecy of the ensuing 5-year bear market will be as unsubstantial as a ham sandwich.
The Economic Modern Family Crossed These Lines To Live
Robin Williams once joked about Gaddafi, “This a line of death. You cross it, you die.” Then he takes a step back and says it again, and again. Similarly for the market, lines keep getting pushed back.
Granddad Russell 2000 Feels Immortal And Finite At Once
Even before IYT started to slip, IWM could not get enough power to run up to its 200 daily moving average at 156.66.
Is The Market Rallying In All The Wrong Places?
IYT made a new swing high today 192.40. It then closed near its intraday low.
The Russell 2000 Is Agnostic To The Market’s Crèche
While the S&P 500 negated its topping pattern by clearing the 285.18 high in early March with today’s high 286.16, the Russell lag.
The Economic Modern Family Is Ahead Of The Curve
We noted that with the first quarter ending Friday, the market could put in a good show or create a pleasing “window dressing.” Indeed, it did. Now that we are getting ready for the beginning of the second quarter, what do the weekly charts tell us?
Does Granny Retail See Herself As A Disney Princess?
Today, XRT confirmed the bullish phase and IYT went into an unconfirmed Recuperation phase.
Market Finds An Unsung Hero: Retail
The Daily charts are clear. Both IYT and XRT are well under their 200-DMAs. XRT grazed the 50-DMA while IYT closed green, but not green enough.
Can The Market’s Lion-Dog Ward Off Evil Spirits?
It seems that the current confirmed topping patterns in Semiconductors, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100, are barely visible to the public. Buyers continue to come in on every dip.
Will Sister Semiconductor’s Other Shoe Drop?
The good news might be that if SMH fails the 100.20 area (or where the 50 and 200-DMAs are, but closes above them), patient bulls might get a very low risk opportunity to jump back in.
Semiconductors: From Wonder Woman To Mistress Of Gloom
Most of the past week, we focused on Semiconductors SMH​. Last Thursday, SMH opened higher and continued its ascent to the highest level it had been since June 2018.
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