Category Archives: Technical Analysis

Nasdaq Posts 8-Week Win Streak

Nasdaq posted its third 8-week win streak since the bottom of 2009. However, this pattern does not provide any clues about future direction.

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Is Technical Analysis Broken?

When major financial media sites make up patterns because they can find none to present their case of a bull market, then there is a problem. Fed policies and the financialization of all assets have had a negative effect on … Continue reading

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The Month Of August Hides A Few Surprises

During one of the worst stock markets downtrends in 2008, the S&P 500 managed to gain 1.22% in August of that year. But last year, the S&P 500 fell 6.3% although the market was in a strong uptrend. The month … Continue reading

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Unprecedented Volatility Collapse

Unprecedented volatility collapse  in S&P 500. The 11-day range is < 0.93%.

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Stock Market Sentiment Modulators

The stock market plunge after the referendum result in the United Kingdom was an attempt from the part of certain market participants to scare retail investors via “market sentiment modulation.” The intent was to create a perception of chaos and … Continue reading

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Price Charts Can Be Misleading

Savvy market professionals know that, finance people know that, even some retail investors know that but the financial media continues to serve price charts to the public. Return charts paint a different story about the state of the stock market.

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Failure Of Head And Shoulders Pattern In SPY Now Final

Last month I wrote that “There Is No Head And Shoulders Pattern in SPY“, despite numerous articles to the contrary. This chart pattern is now invalidated and its failure raises more questions about the usefulness of chart patterns in technical … Continue reading

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