Category Archives: Technical Analysis

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 exceeds…
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How to Use Starc Bands: One Of My Favorite Chart Tools of All Time

Editor’s Note: If you like Tom’s analysis you might want to attend one of Tom’s rare educational seminars. It is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th at 12 p.m. ET. Tom will discuss the methods used in his widely read Forbes articles. If you are interested you can sign up here for Tom’s presentation. A common problem for…
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