Category Archives: Technical Analysis

The Week Ahead: Don’t Make This Investing Mistake

The stock market surged and swooned last week on earnings as there was a host of winners and losers. The tech sector had been the big winner the previous week and while LinkedIn (LNKD) surged over 10% last week, Twitter (TWTR) and GoPro (GPRO) recorded double digit losses. The implications of merger talks between health…
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A Market Turn This Week Will Surprise Many

A technical look at the stock market after last Friday's close (Why Friday's Reversal Was Important) indicated that an important turn may have occurred. The strong performance on Monday, especially the 7-1 lead of advancing stocks over declining stocks further supports this view. The action looks similar to that on October 4th, 2011 when the…
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The Trading Week Ahead: Why Friday’s Reversal Was Important

Editor's note: If you like Tom's analysis, check out ViperETF.com, his premium newsletter. For an already weak stock market the poor jobs report on Friday put the sellers back in charge in early trading as the Dow was quickly down 258 points. The initial selling in reaction to the new concerns over the economy was…
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How To Use Volume to Predict Stock Direction

  Volume analysis has played an important role in my analysis for over 30 years. It can be traced back to my discovery in the late 1970s of the late Joe Granville’s book New Strategy of Daily Stock Market Timing for Maximum Profit. In this book he wrote “stocks do not rise in price unless demand…
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