Category Archives: ETF Analysis

Markets Can Stay Overbought or Oversold and Trend at the Same Time

The idea that one can trade the markets with technical indicators without looking at fundamentals is ludicrous. Unless one is a market maker or a high frequency trader, an understanding of fundamentals is required for using technical analysis effectively. Share

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A Trend Reversal in Silver? Not so Fast

Silver has had a good rally, SLV is up more than 15% since the first trading day of this year and yesterday it closed just below its 200-day moving average. Some view this rally as a potential trend reversal but … Continue reading

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An Uptrend and a Downtrend Running in Parallel

A stock market can avoid a major correction by having an uptrend and a downtrend running in parallel while overall it exhibits an upward tendency. This is the net result in the US stock market that is caused by massive … Continue reading

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A Stock Market Correction of up to 7.5% is Looming

The correction from current levels will take place unless there are commitments to more quantitative easing from the Fed and the ECB. But in both cases the possibility of printing more money must be discounted. The Fed has already done … Continue reading

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Why It May Be a Good Idea to Monitor Different Relative Strength Indicators

Relative strength indicators, such as the RSI, often respond to specific price action conditions. This is an example of why you need to look at different relative strength indicators for a better assessment of price action and overbought/oversold conditions. Share

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The Parallel Paths of Oil and Solar Stocks

Crude oil is down more than 50% from its June 2014 levels and TAN is down 34% from its 52-week high. The damage appears irreversible, at least in the foreseeable future.  But high oil prices are good for the future because … Continue reading

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Technical Weakness in the Technology Sector

After a good run in 2014 the technology sector shows technical weakness in an effort to find a solid base for continuation. Possibly, the bearish technical formations will serve this purpose unless broader market conditions start to deteriorate. Share

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