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Michael Carr is an American investor, a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a contributing editor for Winning Investor Daily. He is a longtime member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), where he serves as the editor of its newsletter, “Technically Speaking.” ... more

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Italian Stocks Won’t Get A Boost From The Election
As Italians voted over the weekend, polls highlighted how divided the country was. But Italy's problems extend beyond the country’s political parties.
This “V” Bottom Shows Gains Are Ahead
Markets behave certain ways at certain times. For example, a sharp drop and sudden reversal signals an important bottom in the S&P 500 Index.
This Chart Shows Why Stocks Will Reach New Highs
Rising prices reflect optimism. Downtrends show pessimism. But, of course, we can see more than that in charts.
Smart Money Bailed Out Of Stocks Ahead Of The Sell-Off
In financial markets, smart money is the large investors. They tend to get out of the market before steep sell-offs, like they did in early February.
The Latest Inflation Data Is Bullish For Stocks
The latest inflation data finally confirms what every consumer knows: Prices are going up. And now the Bureau of Labor Statistics agrees.
Investors Will Be Rewarded As Markets Rethink Risk
Higher risks mean higher returns. There are millions of examples of this rule. Well, there’s an old saying that there’s an exception to every rule.
Market Breadth Just Flashed A Warning Sign
Breadth indicators measure how many stocks are participating in a price move. They aren’t as popular as momentum indicators, but they are more useful.
This Sell-Off Is Unlike Any In Market History
Stock prices plummeted on Monday. What does the drop in the Dow Jones mean?
This Chart Shows More Good News For Stocks
Since tax reform became law, more than 300 companies increased employee wages or retirement benefits. This is good news, but it scares the Federal Reserve.
There’s A 91.7% Chance Of Big Gains In 2018
Technical analysts closely watch the January Barometer for a read on the rest of the year. There’s a good reason for that.
A Low-Risk Alternative To Bitcoin
You probably know the story of bitcoin. For some, it’s the next great investment. To others, a decline appears imminent. If you believe a decline is near, you might also think there’s no viable way to trade that belief.
This ETF Is A Safe Bet Even When U.S. Stocks Fall
One sector that’s undervalued is emerging markets. And technical analysis shows multiple buy signals.
A New Record For The Stock Market
It’s been more than 19 months since the last 5% dip in the S&P 500 Index. That’s a new record. This is just the sixth time we’ve gone more than a year without a 5% correction.
The Experts Are Wrong: Overbought Means Time To Buy
One of the more popular opinions is that stocks are overbought. The problem is that few experts tell us what overbought means.
Interest Rates Are Still Too Low To Matter
Bond king Jeffrey Gundlach said that if the 10-year yield rises above 2.63%, it could start to hurt equities. On Friday, the rate was at 2.64%.
This Chart Shows How Bullish Tax Reform Is
Tax reform will affect not just taxes but also companies’ earnings. And analysts have been scrambling to increase their earnings estimates.
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