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Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Gary Gordon
Which ETFs Shine The Brightest?
By Gary Gordon - Oct 24, 2014

In spite of a stock market sell-off that nearly set the S&P 500 back 10%, some stock ETFs have already recovered. That’s right. A handful of funds barely trembled during last week’s frightful ...

Chris Kimble
Short The Fear
By Chris Kimble - Oct 24, 2014

The VIX just experienced the fourth-largest 5-day decline in the last 24 years. My good friend Ryan Detrick, shared the table above, depicting the five largest 5-day declines in the VIX since ...

Guy S. Ortmann, CMT
Resistance Levels Hold   
By Guy S. Ortmann, CMT - Oct 24, 2014

McClellan 1-Day OB/OS Oscillators Overbought Opinion Yesterday’ rise for the major equity indexes occurred on good volume and breadth. However, although some of the indexes managed to rise above...

Eric De Groot
Bears Grow Impatient
By Eric De Groot - Oct 24, 2014

The bears, growing increasingly impatient with every uptick, have watched 10,200 and 10,400 zones fall without much resistance (chart 1). This ease of movement through resistance zones has emboldened ...

Petros Steriotis
Apple's Technical Outlook
By Petros Steriotis - Oct 24, 2014

New all-time high for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) yesterday. The daily trend will be positive as long as price trades higher than $101. AAPL finally broke out from the 98-103 range of the last 2 months, ...

Doug Short
S&P 500 Snapshot: Back In Rally Mode
By Doug Short - Oct 24, 2014

After a one-day pause, the S&P 500 returned to rally mode. The index opened at its 0.20% intraday low, vaulted upward and then drifted to its 1.81% mid-afternoon high. It closed ninety minutes later ...

Tim Knight
Fear: Revisiting Truth’s Moment
By Tim Knight - Oct 23, 2014

Way back on August 30, I did a post called Past Fear, Present Fear, which offered up an analog of the VIX. I daresay it was one of my best posts of 2014 and things certainly unfolded as I hoped they ...

Chris Kimble
Energy Takes It On The Chin -- Technically
By Chris Kimble - Oct 23, 2014

The past 90 days have not been kind to Crude Oil or Energy Stocks. Energy ETF (ARCA:XLE) is down 15% in the past 90 days, taking a big hit. That decline took XLE back to rising support off the 2010 ...

Tim Ord
The SPX And Gold: Technicals
By Tim Ord - Oct 23, 2014

Monitoring purposes SPX: Sold 9/30/14 at 1972.29= gain .003%; Long SPX on 9/25/14 at 1965.99. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF (ARCA:GLD) long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long-Term Trend monitor purposes:...