Category: Indexes

The Weekly Call – Trading Setups for the week of October 2nd

Trading Setups and Strategy for the week of October 2nd The Weekly Call is a feature at The Art of Chart where we discuss setups and trading strategies for the coming week. This week we review Cattle, Gold and the Nikkei. Live Cattle follow up From our original call, we expected a bounce and then...

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Category: Indexes

The Weekly Call – Trading Setups for Week of 9/12

Trading Setups and Strategy for the week of Sept 12th. The Weekly Call is a feature at The Art of Chart where we discuss the coming week and a potential trading strategy that can be profitable. This week we review last week's calls and what to expect this week. Live Cattle follow up From last...

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Category: Indexes

The Weekly Call – Trading Strategy for Live Cattle, Gold and the Nikkei

Trading Setups and Strategy for the week of Sept 5th. The Weekly Call is a new feature at The Art of Chart where we discuss the coming week and a potential trading strategy that can be profitable. This week we look at Live Cattle, Gold and the Nikkei Live Cattle First up this week is...

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Category: Indexes

Black Swan Event and the SKEW Index

The CBOE Skew Index was introduced in 2011 for helping to predict black swan events, it provides a vertical skew of expectations, based on analysis of the volatility of deeply-out-of-the-money S&P 500 index options. SKEW is another  indicator which measures the extent to which investors expect the distribution of security returns to be non-normal. This...

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Category: Indexes

Trading Psychology – Mind Matters When Investing

The edge that separates wealthy investors from failed ones is their mental approach to the markets.  Trading psychology is extremely important, and the reason is fairly simple: A trader entering and exiting  positions must make quick decisions. They need a certain presence of mind, so they stick with previously established plans and know when to...

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Category: Indexes

Russell 2000 – A Turn is Brewing

As mentioned in my previous post, S&P 500, Sign Posts of the Coming Correction ,  indexes are setting up for a downdraft through mid-July.  Here is what the charts are saying about the Russell: [caption id="attachment_3786" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Russell 2000 Monthly[/caption] Russell 2000, Monthly Chart - A few big picture notes: 1. RSI Monthly Price Cycle break...

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Category: Indexes

S&P 500 – Sign Posts of the Coming Correction (REPOST FROM JUNE 19)

Anytime someone mentions a correction in the S&P's usually traders associate it with a crash or some bold prediction some pundant makes to get attention. This post is neither of these, just some simple charts showing signs that a downturn is looming and perhaps will begin in days. Listen to your charts, here's what mine...

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