Odd or Resilient : European Banks
When I look across the European banking sector, the charts are disturbingly weak. After Jay Powell’s presser, one of the things he mentioned was
Bear Markets Wear Everyone Out
I recorded a video for Market Buzz that will air Wednesday, March 8th. It seems almost improbable that the monthly, weekly, daily and now
A Critical Debate For The Market: Important Read
Some interesting developments today that are not great. This is an email explaining the market situation and why its critically important that if trades
Financials: Just Wobbles Or Something More Sinister?
Markets are absorbing the news of another bank failure this morning. As the financial industry starts to wobble with the fallout from the sudden change
What Is This Bull Market Missing?
Every bull market always has something that is missing. The market starts in a narrow group of industries and broadens out. Since October, the market
Inspiring Hope : Improve Your Paths to Profit
I did a presentation on Wednesday about investing strategies to approach the turbulent trading market of 2023. Inspiring Hope. We have two primary goals.
Is The Light Switch About To Turn On?
As a chartist, there are lots of charts to choose from to make a point. However, when you pick broad market charts, there is very
Is This The Look For 2023?
I continue to look for signs this market wants to go higher, but it refuses to show me some resilience. In what can only be
When Should We Start To Get Bullish?
The market is a relentlessly evolving ecosystem that bubbles up and retreats in different areas of the market at any given time. It is so
Why Support Needs To Hold Here
Market continues to struggle to find strength. Apple hitting 52-week lows is another problem. All the large institutions are huddled in it, but they usually
A Chilly Ending to 2022
The stock market has always come up with ways for challenging investors. What seems to be so obvious rarely works out, and what seems to
Selling Energy Stocks
Energy stocks got rocked this week. Inventory data doesn’t seem to matter. Russia doesn’t seem to matter. For me, the charts have been weak for
Tesla Changes The Reality Distortion Field
As I got up this morning, I noticed a 10 minute Youtube summary of the Tesla Semi Truck unveiling. I found it extremely interesting. Tesla
Commodities: Economic Indicators You Can’t Ignore
The commodities tried to rally but stalled this week at very important technical locations. Commodity ETF DBC For example the DBC weekly chart doesn’t look
The Market Continues Its Ascent
With Thursday’s breakout, many charts around the world broke out. If it is a bear market rally, it’s a very convincing one. I saw a
Nasdaq 100: A Tough Market To Gauge
In what could only be described as a weird week, it was difficult to keep a pulse on what was going on. Tech name after
Smooth Running Engine Or Friction Ahead?
It has been a wonderful rally off the lows. In under two weeks the commentary has gone from extremely bearish to the best month in
October Osprey Strategic Overview
This video is focused on the methods we use to find bottoms in the stock market. We use it to protect downside losses but participate
Are You Tired Of The Noise?
The parade of commentators continues week in and week out to talk about the recession in 2023. It is important to remember in late 2021,
Some Breakouts And Breakdowns
After a volatile Thursday and Friday, Monday continued but once again, it was to the upside, like Thursday. As we try to hammer in a
Nice Clues Arrived On Thursday
The market pushed down to new lows on Thursday, making a new market low for 2022. Frankly I though the previous lows were low enough,
Why This Rollover Is So Important
Monday started with a bounce. We were off to the races. After closing on the lows on Friday, we quickly bounced higher. It feels so
Staring At Quarterly Charts
First off, the markets have been testing the lows of June for 6 days. Does this eventually give way or do we hold? No shortage
Which Way Is Up?
Wow, the selling continues. As the market absorbs the daily news of inflation, the market is a hard place to find ballast right now. I
Understanding The Price Action
There are so many charts at inflection points. Not just on a daily chart, but on 10-year time frames. For me, the larger market direction
Is Crypto Starting To Turn Higher?
Crypto has been Kryponite for investors since November 2021. The holders (HODL – Hold On for Dear Life) have been hammered. Recently crypto has started
Are These Charts Ready to Pop? | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (09.07.22)
If the stock market can make a bottom here in the next two weeks, this would be an interesting place to be long into the
Global Indices To Watch | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (08.31.22)
Today, Greg discusses global indices, commodities, and cryptos. These indices are a place to watch as potential precursor for the rest of the markets. First
Technicians Are Betting On Red
The stock market is a bull/bear battle every day. Last week as the $SPX touched the 200-day moving average, the market stalled. This week, the
Oil and Gas – Calling Crude Oils Bluff?
Energy investors have been watching a crisis emerge in Europe while the world tries to share tight supplies after the Russia/Ukraine conflict. On the back
Compelling Charts Ignore Narratives
One of the hardest parts of investing is changing your mind as the charts change, rather than waiting for the news and the economy to
Nasdaq Month End Review
Continuing a choppy period between the June Fed low and the recent Fed meeting, we finally got a market resolving to the upside. While everyone
Fed Meeting Response Is An Afternoon Nap
Wednesday the markets were prepping for a 0.75 % move from the Fed and they got it. They got exactly what they asked for. Decision
The Sector Rotation Model Is Working Nicely
The market is a moving target, where something new is starting to run and something that was working starts to fail. It’s very frustrating for
Can Oil Names Start To Rally?
One area that has sold off extremely hard is energy, but many of the stocks are holding near their 200 DMA. If this was a
A Big Review Of The Nasdaq Charts
The Nasdaq charts have nice technical patterns for analysis. Today, I am working through various looks for the Nasdaq in either the QQQ or $NDX.
The Rally Continues To Form
Previously, I discussed the follow through day concept. The problem we had was the strong pullback on June 28th cancelled the follow through day. However,
Looking for Rotation | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (07.06.22)
As the market rotates away from the last growth sector, some improvements are starting to show up. Greg shows a few trends that are changing
Commodities have been a standout for two full years since the COVID lows. However, the charts faced some significant hurdles this month. This article describes
Rough Seas Frustrate Investors
The stock market is not necessarily the cleanest, easiest way to make money. When the sails align with the wind direction, it can be swift.
An Investors Guide To 2022
As we approach the end of June it’s a good time to look back over the market to see what has been happening. The price
Is This Commodity A Larger Signal?
More experienced investors have a feel for the swings in the market. Bear markets are very difficult to trade and there is an important reason.
Global Markets Rally
On this week’s Market Buzz, I walked through the end of month charts for the rest of the world and the charts sit at a
It Is All About A Base
The market seems to be holding in this area for the last few weeks. Our chart of the $SPX marks a break of one of
Some Hunting Ideas
The market made it’s low on Thursday and has made some nice gains off the lows. Tuesday was another strong day. I continue to like
Is A Tech Rally Starting?
Tech shares have been pounded for the last 6 months after making their highs in November. This week we saw some significant lows. The Nas-dawg
Are You Missing These Setups? Energy Stocks Breakout!
Today I’m going to be focusing on a sector that is not only showing an acceleration in upside price momentum but is also breaking out
The Problems In The Bond Market
The stock market is stuck and many investors are having trouble understanding why it can’t bounce from here. The purpose of this article is to
Energy Stocks Lead The Breakout (FINALLY!)
I published an article on StockCharts that covers off the basics of this setup. I’ve included the text of that article here. But keep reading,
Commodities Start To Exit
It’s a twisting market but typically the bears don’t leave any berries untouched. Within two trading days, the Nasdaq has dropped 6.5%. By any measure,
Some Yields Hit Resistance
The bond market has been a house of pain as yields moved higher. This week the 10-year is testing the downtrend line from the infamous
Tectonic Shifts Are Going On
It’s been a difficult year for investors focused on what used to be working. I noticed a small, subtle trend that has started to emerge
Mean Reversion Trading
As the market grinds sideways heading into the end of April, it is a mixed bag as to which direction we are going. Last week,
Are You Feeling Vulnerable?
The chart work I do leads me to believe this is a potential ‘turn the plane around’ moment of decision. As the market works to
A New Strategy For Investing | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (04.06.22)
Greg explains why the market is struggling here and how the change in leadership is identifying a new strategy for investing compared to 2020 and
Can Railways Make U-turns?
I published an article about the rails gently moving higher, only to have Friday’s price action wipe out most of the prior months gains. That
Financial Charts Are Crumbling
With the bank stocks moving lower, well below the 2021 range, it is an odd “rebound” in the indexes. The difference between the bank price
Getting Our Trading Back On The Rails
The stock market has a pretty big slam lower to start the year. However, the massive rally off last weeks lows will mean the monthly
Are You Ready?
I watched Margin Call again last night (its on Netflix right now) and slept on the suddenness of the events that unfolded. I’ll share with
Gas Prices Have Topped This Week
You need to imagine being on a tee-box playing golf with me. It seems every hole we talk about a different dynamic in the markets.
These Three Charts Look Ready To Go Ballistic!
Investing in March is bringing some new challenges to the world. If you have had massive success in Technology investing in the last ten years,
It’s Been A Couple Of Months To Remember
We are a mere 45 days into 2022 and a lot of the warning signals at the end of 2021 are playing out. We got
The Technical Breakout Being Confirmed With Relative Outperformance.
Today I’m going to be talking about the technical breakout from a consolidation (or continuation pattern) to a new high (whether it be a 3-month
Commodities Breakout | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (03.02.22)
With the changes in Ukraine, the sanctions are going to create a lot of problems for commodity supply out of Russia. Even if some supplies
The What’s Working Religion
After a big rally on Thursday, the market is trying to hold and consolidate heading into the weekend. With volatility still high, I’m looking around
This Indicator Is Near 5-Year Lows
The chart below from Friday for the Nasdaq Composite is awfully weak. A few bearish points of interest are on the chart. The 50-day moving
The Mega Caps Are Struggling
The lows for the index were put in on January 24th, and we continue to make higher lows coming out of the base. I must
Swing with Bitcoin and Ethereum
The violent swing trade in Amazon was enough to shake the teeth loose on most risk managers. A $350 swing down from Wednesday to Thursday
Sold Off Stocks With Upside Potential | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (02.02.22)
Today, Greg has 5 charts that are big names that have sold off but, still offer a reasonable upside. So, he is going over types
Nasdaq Hits The Thrusters
After a rough January, investors are on watch for a much better trading environment in February. We\’ve had a few \’story time\’ illnesses hit in
A Higher Weekly Close
The bulls and bears had a classic battle this week. The market whipped back and forth intraday and overnight. It sold off Caterpillar and gobbled
Is It All Down Hill?
The Market Drop It’s been a rather traumatic start to 2022. The $SPX lodged a new high for the year on the second trading morning
Is The Market Headed For A Much Bigger Pullback? | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (01.19.22)
The market is giving us some clear indications that this has all the makings of a much bigger pullback. Greg works through some charts that
Commodities have being doing well to start 2021. I have been hammering the drum on energy and copper throughout December and into January. This trend
The Greatest Stock Rally Ever?
In one of the greatest stock rallies ever, 2021 will go up in history as an easy market to make money. The chart opened on
Two Forces At Play
The market is really testing a lot of traders this month. Most of the bullishness is being eroded as the technology traders keep getting pushed
5 Stocks to Keep Your Eyes On | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (12.01.21)
With the indexes in decline, it is hard to find stocks going up. Check out some different names that might be off your radar.
Expecting These Names To Move
The oil names have been idling for the last month. With Friday’s sudden drop in crude, the oil names barely budged either way. They didn’t
Finding Entries In Steel And Miners | Greg Schnell, CMT (11.23.21)
Like a lot of traders and investors, Greg isn’t thrilled about the market right now. With setups failing, it can be hard to find stocks
The Sexy Six
The market had some real weird underpinnings this past week. The Nasdaq 100 and the $SPX closed up, but the $NDX outperformance was almost a
Welcome to ChartLists | Greg Schnell, CMT | ChartSchool: The Power of ChartLists
Greg Schnell, CMT literally “wrote the book” on ChartLists and now he is bringing all of that knowledge to you! In this ChartSchool series video,
A Review of The Sunrise For Silver
In recent weeks, I have been talking about Gold and Silver. It all started with the Silver making a low in late September. This is
There Are Exit Signs At Costco
In a market where stocks are moving higher, this was a wild week. Not just to the upside, but the number of stocks that were
The Pitch | Greg Schnell, CMT, Mark Newton, CMT, Jay Woods, CMT with Grayson Roze (10.27.21)
In this special edition of The Pitch, host Grayson Roze sits down with Greg Schnell, CMT (ospreystrategic.org) Mark Newton, CMT (Fundstrat Global Advisors, LLC) and
The Next Big Move
After oil accelerated from near zero last year, it reached $85 for the first time in 7 years. A few things are really interesting on
Copper – The 2021 Pumpkin of October?
Last week, I wrote how bullish I was on Copper. It had been breaking a downtrend, and seemed ready to pop. There are many stock
Power In Potash?
I recently rode on the Rocky Mountaineer train through the Canadian rockies. This article is another in the series from the railway track point of
Sights From The Railway
I rode the Rocky Mountaineer last week and learned a lot more about the railway business being up close and rolling on the CP and
With Global Energy Demand, These Stocks Are Poised For A Surge | Greg Schnell, CMT (10.01.21)
With the power crisis, despite a market sell-off, Greg pinpoints stocks that are just getting started to the upside. He also looks at a promising
The market has tried to rally since the Monday lows. We all know the difficulty of trying to figure out which rally is the right
Walking Blind Into An Energy Crisis
A theme is emerging in the energy space. Oddly, it is not a theme focused on green energy. At this point it appears to be
Green Power – All Aboard?
Copper is the most important metal in the greening of our energy sources. Lately the commodity has pulled back, but the copper stocks got smoked.
Is Lumber Out Of Its Slumber?
Lumber has been on a remarkable ride this year. Up 6x on the lows of last year, it quickly plummeted to being less than a
Sector Rotation Gets More Difficult
Some of my regular breadth indicators are getting stronger, but others are getting weaker. Here is a chart so out of sync with history it’s
Setups Ready To Go Higher | Greg Schnell, CMT | Your Daily Five (08.04.21)
Greg brings us the 5 charts that he has studied that were slipping and are now poised to go higher. These charts are showing higher
These Industries Are Getting Some Attention
The dollar sits at a key level. It broke the downtrend, but failed at the breakout to a higher high at 93.5. So far, the
The Pitch | Greg Schnell, CMT, Jeff Huge, CMT, Mark Newton, CMT with David Keller, CMT (7.27.21)
Host David Keller, CMT sits down with Greg Schnell, CMT, (Chief Technical Strategist ospreystrategic.org) Jeff Huge, CMT, (Chief Investment Officer JWH Investment) Mark Newton, CMT
These Stocks Look Alluring
One of the interesting phenomena about investing is how stocks run up, consolidate for a period of time, then mark their next leg of
The Valley Of Fear
When climbers climb mountains, they are more fearful and cautious at the top. When investors climb mountains, they get more bullish at the top and
Is Electric Losing Its Spark?
It’s been an interesting week for some of the boys in the B wealthy club. Richard Branson made his first flight to outer space. Jeff