Do we have a Bull or Bear Market?

TweetDo we have a Bull or Bear Market? If you have gone to StockTiming.net (.net) in the past, you have seen the formula for creating a Monthly, long term Bull/Bear market chart. This morning, I would like to post the chart and make a few comments. The chart is below and under a lot of […]

Update on Institutional Investor activity …

TweetUpdate on Institutional Investor activity … Today’s updated Institutional point & figure chart shows you the action of their “core holdings” since the end of last December. The not so good news is that the value of the Institutional “core holdings” have breached its rising channel so serious damage has been done. It was showing […]

Risk levels are now elevated, see Institutional “Core Holdings” chart

TweetWe recently reported on the Institutional Index and how it was losing steam. Below is a Point & Figure chart of the aggregate “core holdings” owned by Institutional Investors.   From December of 2013 to the end of September 2014, the Institutional Index of core holdings held inside its rising channel … until October 2nd. when […]

A formidable battle is going on.

TweetAn Important Day … This will be an important day because a formidable battle is going on. Institutional Investors have been in Distribution, and the Fed will step up to the plate today and try to avert any negative consequences. This battle is actually reflected in the action of the NYA Index as seen below.   […]

May 23rd. A VIX/ NYA dog fight?

TweetToday’s Chart show’s our (updated) inverted VIX to the NYA Index.   We inverted the VIX so that it could track with the NYA. Note that I have drawn 2 red lines … one on the VIX, and the other on the NYA Index. While the VIX’s 9 day inverted trend line has moved higher (a […]

Watch the VIX today.

TweetWatch the VIX today. Today’s a good day to keep a close eye on the VIX (The Volatility Index which moves opposite to the market’s direction). Why? Because it hit its resistance line yesterday so many traders will consider it a “pivot point”.    This will be an important test level today. There is a short […]

what this 19 year chart of the DOW is saying

TweetThis morning I will show you a chart of the DJI and I won’t make any comments about it because it speaks for itself. If you don’t get what this 19 year chart of the DOW is saying, do a search on “expanding wedge technical analysis”. Some like testing the limits on patterns, but the […]

Rule #4: Use Option Liquidity Information to Know What the “Big Investors” will do next …

TweetWhy Using Option’s Liquidity Works … Imagine that a large Institutional Investor or Wall Street firm was going to start buying a lot of stocks tomorrow … enough to push the market in a given direction.   If you were then …. given you knew “what” you were going to do,  wouldn’t you take advantage of what you were about […]

Is this a “Warning” coming from Institutional Investors?

TweetIs this a “Warning” coming from Institutional Investors? It has always been a pretty straight forward relationship … when Institutional Selling went to a down trend, the pressure came off the market and that allowed it to rise.   When the Institutional Selling went into an up trend, their steady increase in selling caused the market […]

What Leads the market now? Institutional Buying and Selling, or the Inflowing Liquidity levels on Options?

TweetWhat Leads the market now? Institutional Buying and Selling, or the Inflowing Liquidity levels on Options? This was an interesting question brought up by our research department, so we explored the question by comparing the Inflowing Liquidity data on Options versus the daily Buying and Selling levels from Institutional Investors (Institutional Buying and Selling data […]