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Archived Since:February 23, 2011

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Triangle Trendline Breakout for Gold and Crude Oil

We’ve been monitoring short-term triangles in all markets, and we’re seeing both Gold and Crude Oil break through falling trendlines, triggering a buy signal today. Let’s zoom-in on these breakouts and plot the future from here: First, be sure to reference last Friday’s post “A Breakout is Near for Crude Oil” (today’s the breakout). The trigger-break yesterday into [...]

September 15 Triangle Breakout Market Update and Stock Scan

Finally!  The market is breaking free – to the upside – from the Triangle Pattern. Let’s chart the levels and possible outcomes here: In-depth analysis is always provided to members of the Premium Daily Reports – I hope you’ll join and benefit. First, be sure to read last Friday’s post “The End is Near for the S&P 500 [...]

The End is Also Near for Crude Oil Triangle (Breakout Near)

While “The End is Near for the S&P 500 Triangle,” we’re also seeing the end of a similar pattern for Crude Oil. If you like trading breakouts or Triangle Patterns, you may have an opportunity soon to do so in both markets. Here’s a similar pattern setting up in the Crude Oil futures (@CL) contract (intraday): Take a [...]

The End is Near for Symmetrical Triangle in SP500

“The End is Near!”  For the ongoing Triangle Pattern in the S&P 500 right now at least. We’ve successfully traded the “Ping-Pong” action between these levels but now it’s time to prepare for a likely breakout and new impulse swing in the market. Which way?  And exactly what are the levels?  Let’s take a look! As I’ve been [...]

New Video: The RSI Indicator and Market Reversals (What’s Happening Now?)

We continue the “Is the Market Retracing… or Reversing” Study with a look-back on the RSI and how divergences have previously preceded major market reversals. In the video we study the 2000 Bull-to-Bear Market Reversals along with the 2003 Reversal back to a Bull Market… and finally the 2007 peak and transition into a Bear Market. What’s [...]

Live Webinar Class Tonight! One Trader’s Path to $500,000 Profits

Tonight’s the night! John Carter will be sharing his story of how he grew a new $150,000 account to $650,000 so far in 2015 alone. More importantly, he’ll be sharing specific strategies – applicable in high and low volatility periods – that he used and how you can build these strategies into your trading plan as well. Register [...]

Sept 8 Another Big Rally and Trending Stock Scan

The Consolidation after the Drop continues with another big trend day to start the holiday week. Let’s chart the levels and possible outcomes here: I provided the upside price pathway to members Friday, speaking in terms of a symmetrical triangle price pattern that targeted a movement up toward 1,955 to 1,960 for a minimum target. Price already advanced [...]

Keltner Channel Level Update for SP500 and NASDAQ

After the 2015 high volatility sell-swing in the US Stock Market, all indicators have been affected by the sell-off. Let’s update our “Color Keltner Channel” Indicator and pinpoint what’s happened and what levels are in play now. Keltner Channels – or Keltner Bands – are similar to Bollinger Bands in that they wrap around price while expanding [...]

Stock Market Retracement or Reversal? New Video Comparison

What similarities can we draw between the 2010 and 2011 Corrections (Retracements) and what lessons can we apply to the Big Retracement of 2015? In this video, I draw parallels between 2010 and 2011 and highlight a specific pattern during and after the big retracement. Take a look at the video and continue to compare 2015 with [...]

Yet Another Selloff Market Update and Big Trender Stock Scan Sept 4

A sideways Triangle Pattern is forming in the market right now in a consolidation from the collapse. We have new levels – and new targets – in play. Let’s chart the levels and possible outcomes here: We provide in-depth analysis and planning to members of the Premium Daily Reports – I hope you’ll join and benefit. I discussed – [...]

Extreme Risk and Reward: Follow-up on the Collapse of Leveraged Oil Funds DWTI and DTO

I absolutely was NOT kidding when I stressed the extremely high risk of trading inverse leveraged Crude Oil funds! I wanted to follow-up that prior post with today’s chart highlighting the collapse in price of these funds during a modest recovery in Crude Oil. Let’s start with the 3x inverse leveraged Crude Oil ETN – symbol DWTI: First, [...]

September 3 Expected Rally Market Update and Stock Scan

Odds strongly favored a continuation of the bullish movement from yesterday (see yesterday’s mid-day update and the planning chart with the green arrow pointing higher) and that’s precisely what happened this morning. Will the bounce continue?  Or have we hit a key resistance target level and that’s all we get? Let’s chart the levels and possible outcomes [...]

Key Price Planning Levels Updated for Chipotle CMG

After a huge price surge from $600 to $760, Chipotle (CMG) shares retraced to a critical “Make or Break” daily and weekly chart trade planning level. From there, shares are compressing into a clearly defined support and resistance range. Let’s update these levels and note the price pathways going forward for this high-flying stock: A lengthy positive momentum [...]

September 2 Bouncing Market Update and Big Stock Scan

Today’s session saw a bullish reaction higher to a key intraday resistance level. Will price break through?  Or will 1,935 be today’s high. Let’s chart the levels and possible outcomes here: A V-Spike Reversal late yesterday just above 1,900 set in motion today’s bullish rally toward the 38.2% Fibonacci Target area (1,935). That’s the level into which the market [...]

Charting a Dead Cat Bounce in SP500 and Russell Futures

Are we setting up the fall-leg (sell-off) of a Dead Cat Bounce? Let’s chart the @ES (eMini) and @TF (Russell 2000) futures contracts on the hourly basis. We’ll start with the @ES: During this morning’s live Market Briefing with TradeStation, I highlighted the potential for a “Dead Cat Bounce” pattern to complete to the downside in the @ES. I’m [...]

Video: Actionable Option Strategies in Any Market Condition

I’m excited to share with you my colleague John Carter’s new video he just released after the recent market volatility. John is best known for teaching actionable strategies in easy-to-understand language and I fully support his educational efforts to the trading community – and hope you benefit from his teachings and strategies. His new video is entitled [...]

Charting China with FXI – The Boom and Bust

We’ve seen so many headlines recently about China, its economy, and how it pulled down the stock market last week. Let’s step back and chart China with the ETF symbol FXI to see what’s happened and what’s important now. 2015 has been a volatile year for the Chinese stock market, as seen with the tradable ETF FXI. First, [...]

Aug 28 Sideways Market Update and Stock Scan

Yesterday’s relief rally stalled into overhead resistance at the 1,990 target level. What levels are we focusing on now within the slightly lower volatility? Let’s chart them now: It’s logical to expect a consolidation or pause as the market takes a breather after a huge impulsive rally. This time, price stalled shy of the 2,000 “Round Number” [...]

Finally a Bounce Back Reversal for Crude Oil

Like stocks, Crude Oil is finally getting a strong bullish bounce. However, unlike stocks, Crude Oil snapped a much longer and persistent downtrend in price. Let’s update our Crude Oil charts and note new levels in play. The 30-min intraday chart highlights the strength of the short-term downtrend – or ongoing collapse – in price. Price continued to carve [...]

August 27 Big Trend Rally Update and Stock Scan

The bounce continued!  The relief rally propelled stock prices higher, breaking free from a Triangle Price Pattern as detailed yesterday. And what levels are we focusing on now within the high volatility? Let’s chart them now: As detailed to members last night, “We’re actually tilting toward the BULLISH side and will aggressively buy a breakout above the [...]

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