Are the majority of indexes in a down trend or up trend?

TweetSurprise … when you look at at a combination of Indexes, you will find that only one of 5 indexes were above their resistance lines. The worrisome concern is that most of the other indexes were in a technical down trend … making lower/highs and lower/lows. (Please see the chart below.) This does not represent a […]

An Alert Condition: Take a careful look at this S&P 500 chart …

TweetUPDATED:  Take a careful look at this S&P 500 chart … Today’s updated chart shows the percentage of S&P 500 stocks with a 20 day RSI at a positive or negative level.  (Remember that, on a standard RSI indicator, it is really Neutral when the RSI is at a level of 50.   Above 50 would […]

Take a careful look at this S&P 500 chart …

TweetTake a careful look at this S&P 500 chart … Today’s updated chart shows the percentage of S&P 500 stocks with a 20 day CRSI at a positive or negative level. When you look at the chart, note that it had a sharp bounce up last week. Two weeks ago we said to be extra […]

Clues to the Stock Market’s Health …

TweetClues to the Stock Market’s Health … Among other things, investors need to keep an eye on the general health of the stock market.    And so, every morning we post a color-coded Matrix showing the condition of 8 different stock market Fundamentals so that investors can understand the condition the stock market is in. Below […]

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 […]

What the Major Indexes are saying now …

TweetWhat the Major Indexes are saying now … This chart shows the popular indexes and the Institutional Index of “core holdings”.   The Institutional Index is not a “real” index, so it is not subject to market influences by the Fed or other groups. And … since the Institutional Investors own over 50% of the stock […]

Very bullish and very overbought is one way to describe the market

TweetVery bullish and very overbought is one way to describe the market based on this stock count on the S&P 500.  This chart is derived from doing a count every night on the number of Strong Stocks and Weak Stocks on the S&P 500.   Since it is based only on Strength levels, it measures the S&P […]

Can the stock market and the futures market be telling two different stories?

TweetCan the stock market and the futures market be telling two different stories? Two different stories … That is what the (daily) NYSE count of New Lows versus the VIX is saying. The New Lows is a reflection of  the stock market, and the VIX is a reflection of the futures market because it is […]

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What is one of the most valuable technical concepts for investors?

TweetWhat is one of the most valuable technical concepts for investors? Answer: The simple definition of an up trend or down trend, because using the concept can tell you what will happen next in the market. Before we apply the up trending principle, let’s define it. The Definition of an Up Trend: “An up trend […]