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Retired software engineer turned writer/investor and owner of HeadlineCharts. I am not a registered investment advisor. My comments reflect my view of the market, and what I am doing with my accounts. The analysis is not a ... more

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Sector Strength - Saturday, Feb. 2
Bonds are still way outperforming stocks, the small caps are under-performing, and the defensive groups are the leaders while the cyclicals lag.
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Sector Strength - Sunday, Jan. 27
A bit of strength is showing for the mid and small caps which is a good sign, but small cap stocks need to improve much more. Bonds are still highly favored over stocks in general. The alignment is generally negative for the general stock market.
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HeadlineCharts - Saturday January 26, 2019
One day last week I posted that it was time to start looking for signs of the next short-term downtrend. However, since thMore later...
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Short-Term Trend
It was bad day in the stock market, but the PMO Index didn't budge. So, it is too early to declare a new short-term downtrend. Besides, the market has been on a good run higher, and was probably ready for some selling.
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Some Sector Strength Returns
Despite some strength in stocks, the market continues to show a bearish alignment with TLT ahead of the pack, and with the Small Caps and Transports as laggards. If and when the market resumes a longer-term uptrend, these positions will be reversed.
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Charts: Short-Term Trends, Longer-Term Outlook
The six major indexes are now all above their 50-day averages. That's a show of strength. But even though the market backdrop has a improved a bit, let's not forget about the technical signals that warn us there are problems in the market.
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A Reversal Day Often Marks The Short-Term Bottom
1 year ago

I would love to know why gold is so weak. I am open to all suggestions.

Portfolio Update September 2017
1 year ago

Very interesting blog! I am a new reader, and I will enjoy reading about how you decide which stocks to keep as they go down in price, and which you decide to sell.

In this article: CMI, GNK
USD And Gold Cycle Update
2 years ago

Very nice charts.

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AAPL Apple Inc.
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc.
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corp
GIMO Gigamon Inc.
GKOS Glaukos Corp.
HQY HealthEquity, Inc.
LOGM LogMein, Inc.
MKTX MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
PRAH PRA Health Sciences, Inc.
RMD ResMed Inc.
SCMP Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
SUPN Supernus Pharmaceuticals
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc.
VMW VMware Inc.
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