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 […]

Today’s pattern is often called a Megaphone Pattern

TweetToday’s pattern is often called a Megaphone Pattern and it is showing up on this 35 year chart of the DOW. I won’t get into the definition of the pattern, but instead I will invite you to explore it a little buy looking up the pattern on Google.                             ________________________________________________________  

In the past, the Institutional Index has peaked at market tops …

TweetOne week has gone by, but the Institutional Index of “core holdings” is still below its two month resistance level.  At the same time, it is still above its one month support line which is good. Take a look at the support and resistance lines and note that they will converge on each other in […]

When does a Shorting Opportunity come?

TweetWhen does a Shorting Opportunity come? Many investors are chomping at the the bit for shorting the stock market.  If you think about it, it reflects a personal belief of what they expect will happen. The big question is “How can we know there will be a severe drop, and how early can we know?” In […]

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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 […]

“Money talks and those with the most money have the most control”?

TweetIs this True of False? “Money talks and those with the most money have the most control” In the Stock Market, the group with the most money are the Institutional Investors. If this is true, then you should be able to plot their daily Buying versus Selling activity and see a market trending correlation. So, […]

Institutional Selling action and direction of the market.

TweetTrue or False? – Institutional Selling action determines the short to medium term direction of the market. This morning, we decided to just give you the chart showing the data and trending of Institutional Selling.   And then … let you be the judge. Today’s chart show’s the daily action of the NYA Index versus the Institutional Selling Action and its trending. Take a […]

Update of: What Institutional Investors are doing now …

Tweet  Update of: What Institutional Investors are doing now … It is Friday, and I decided to make this a free member courtesy day again today. Last Friday, we showed and discussed the daily Net of the Institutional Buying and Selling activity. Below is a recap of that discussion, FOLLOWED by two charts.  The SECOND chart is the updated […]

The Institutional Accumulation-Distribution chart and a Special …

TweetIf you recall, on Friday, we discussed how Institutional Investors had “control over the direction” of the market,   On Monday (yesterday), we discussed how (daily) Inflowing Liquidity levels are also a key element in today’s market movements. Since then, we have had a lot of requests to “see” a chart showing the daily Accumulation/Distribution levels […]