Tag Archives: IWM

Overbought Conditions In Uptrends Usually Signal Strength

I have no idea who came up with the notion of overbought/oversold conditions. Market makers have probably appreciated the gifts from unskilled technical traders who thought these levels could be easily traded. There is worse than that: some even think … Continue reading

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The Small Cap Bubble

The Russell 2000 index reached new highs but price action is confined in a slowly rising channel in past six months. The trailing 12-month P/E ratio of the index is at 82. The top 20 holdings of the IWM ETF … Continue reading

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Massacre on Wall Street with the Usual Victims

Once more naive chartists fell victims of their own arrogance. Although surrounded by robots, they thought this time around their flagship pattern of head and shoulders would compensate for a long streak of failures during this and last year. “No way” the  … Continue reading

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Another Major Failure of Chart Pattern Analysis

Another major chart pattern, this time in Russell 2000 Index, has just failed. Chartists are dumbfounded by the failures of even the best of chart patterns recently. Some have come to understand what is happening but some others still resist not realizing … Continue reading

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