Current Market Outlook

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Our Current Market Outlook remians “Uptrend Under Pressure” with a yellow light. Based on growing deterioration in stock market internals right at all-time highs, the current environment for investing in growth stocks and the general stock market indexes has weakened, reflects higher than normal risk and is on the verge of forcing a red light condition. Note: Closely monitor the S&P500 for a high volume close under its 50 day moving average (known as a vertical violation) in the days ahead as a very important market tell.

Special Bulletin: July 19, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Our Current Market Outlook has been downgraded to “Uptrend Under Pressure” with a yellow light. Based on deteriorating market internals as the major indexes hit new all-time highs, the current conditions for investing in growth stocks and the general stock market indexes has weakened and reflects higher than normal risk. Note: Closely monitor the S&P500 for a high volume close under its 50

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Special Bulletin: July 7, 2021 (1:30pm Update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Certain Underlying Technicals Reveal Deterioration A growing number of NYSE technical internals are beginning to show deterioration in the broader market. It also appears that the “Generals” (large caps) are leading the “privates” (small caps) into battle. Typically, that is not a good development. In response to today’s change in our “Core Four”, our Current Market Outlook has been downgraded to “Uptrend Under

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Special Bulletin: June 23, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment “If the Market Doesn’t Do What It is ‘Supposed’ to Do, It Ain’t Gonna” As a result of new price highs on the Nasdaq and S&P500 indexes and a reduction in the Distribution Day count due to time, our Current Market Outlook has been upgraded to “Market in an Uptrend” with a green light at Wednesday’s close. Our “Core Four” stands with 3

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Special Bulletin: June 16, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Fed Hints at New Plan – Market Hinting at One of Its Own? Summer “low volume” trends and investor indecision due to a “cornered Fed” have led to an uninspiring and short-lived uptrend. Last week we wrote, “We have to remain open to the possibility that this new green signal could be negated quickly by bad market action. If that develops, our signal

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Special Bulletin: June 10, 2021 (10am Update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Meme Mania Motivates Market Craziness has returned in the short-squeeze arena and has caused a willingness by investors to put more capital “at risk.” As a result of those inflows, and a sufficient passage of time, the level of distribution (professional selling) has dropped off in recent days which moved one of our “Core 4” indicators to green yesterday and caused our Current

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Special Bulletin: May 26, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment “The Market Always Takes Longer to Do what You Think It Is Going to Do” Back in the early to mid-80’s, when my mother was developing her technique of technical analysis while working as a stockbroker at EF Hutton, she often made that comment (see title above) to me as I was starting my career.  It was meant as a sober reminder that

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Special Bulletin: May 12, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Look out Below! Or, Up Up We Go! Attention please! The stock market is at a critical juncture. In the days (maybe just hours) ahead, the stock market will tip its hand and make an important direction decision. The S&P500 needs to hold above its all-important 50 day mav asap. Big test tomorrow. On April 22nd we wrote, “High stock prices combined with

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Special Bulletin: April 22, 2021 (1:45pm Update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Is It Time to Dust Off “Sell in May…?” High stock prices combined with low levels of total trading volume is NOT a good recipe for a continuation of a stock market rally. This kind of current action should raise a few eyebrows. Additionally, on recent days when the daily trading volume actually increased versus the previous day the market has fallen more

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Special Bulletin: April 13, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Is the Nasdaq Coming Out of Hibernation? Unlike the Bears of Baylor (Congrats on your first National Championship! Praise God!), the “bears” of Wall Street committed a turnover and allowed the Nasdaq to win by confirming an uptrend with a follow-through day (FT day) on March 31st. The Nasy is again approaching all-time highs. Two weeks ago we wrote, “Perhaps the Nasdaq will

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Special Bulletin: March 26, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Let the “Green” Shoots Begin! / Is Another Frost Due? Spring has arrived and so has a confirmed stock market uptrend with a “green” signal. Friday’s action, on day 16 of a new rally attempt, finally notched a follow-through day (on the S&P500 at least) confirming increased institutional demand for equities. At least for now. With today’s price and volume action on the

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Special Bulletin: March 10, 2021 (10am update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment A Moment of Decision  Technical conditions remain conflicted. The markets recent action absolutely reflects a rotation away from the Nasdaq and most things tech and a move into energy, financial and so-called “old economy” sectors. Usually, even though disruptive, action like this leads to a broadening of the bull market. While the strength of the past few days has been encouraging, it in

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Special Bulletin: March 4, 2021 (1pm update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Well, That Happened Fast Too The stock market has continued to experience high volume selling (a.k.a. Distribution) but now with downward price violations in each of the main indexes key moving averages. The Dow is down almost 300 so far today. Indeed, the recent feeble market rally attempt did prove to only be a “fake-out.” As a result, our Current Market Outlook is

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Special Bulletin: February 25, 2021 (3pm update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Well, That Happened Fast The stock market is experiencing high volume selling (a.k.a. Distribution) and a downward price violation of key moving averages in the main indexes today. This type of negative action (expectation breaking) is exactly what we warned about in our post just a day ago when we wrote, “While our signal’s upgrade to green is encouraging, it is early. It

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Special Bulletin: February 24, 2021 (12pm update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Risks Are Still High, But So is Demand The equity market underwent a critical test of institutional support yesterday, and is responding favorably to it today. After sliding for 5.5 days, the S&P500 made an important stand at its 50 day and 10 week moving averages. It even managed to close over its 21 day mav on the same day! The technical pattern

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Special Bulletin: February 11, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment What Sad Is Stories of soaring prices and all-time highs keep filling the airwaves and chatrooms. Tales of epic short squeezes and SPAC moonshots entice Robinhood and its little Johns to abandon all caution (and their day jobs!) and take on the big boys. It must be a wonderful time to get into the market! Not! This type of rampant speculation never ends

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Special Bulletin: January 29, 2021

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment As Goes January, So Goes the Year Selling smacked the stock market this week. The major indexes have continued marking time by basically moving sideways since our Current Market Outlook signal was downgraded to yellow on Dec. 9th. The high of Dec 9th on the S&P500 of 3,712 and today’s close at 3,714 are almost identical. The major stock indexes are engaging in

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Special Bulletin: January 15, 2021 (1pm update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment I Was There, and There is Hope The stock market has continued marking time by basically moving sideways since our last post. The high of Dec 29th on the S&P500 at 3,756 and today’s intra-day low (so far) of 3,749 are nearly identical. Up to this hour at 1 pm, the S&P500 has tested and held its 21-day moving average, while the Nasdaq

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Special Bulletin: December 29, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment A Prayer for the New Year The stock market has basically marked time and moved sideways for most of December, despite recent incremental closes at all-time highs. The market appears to be digesting November’s sharp gains, which came when the “Blue Wave” didn’t and may be pausing to refresh. However, the bullish sentiment is so ridiculously high that it is looking more like

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Special Bulletin: December 9, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Does the Year-End Rally Need a Santa Pause? The market experienced a dose of heavy selling (a.k.a. a Distribution Day) today. That wasn’t all that surprising given the multi-day run to all-time highs in the key indexes over the past month. But today marked the fourth Distribution Day on the S&P500 in the past 25 trading sessions. Couple that with the excessively bullish

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Special Bulletin: November 30, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment The “No Blue Wave” Relief Rally Continues The stock market just completed one of its best months in history, as measured by the Dow Jones Industrials. Catching many investors by surprise, the old-fashioned cyclical and value stocks soared in November. It stands to reason as many of the industries that led the rally this month were the stocks beaten down by fear at

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Special Bulletin: November 9, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land… America. This is our country, and we must protect it and preserve the integrity of our election process.    Proverbs 10:9 – He who walks in integrity walks securely, but he who perverts his ways will be found out. * Like it or not, many abuses from election night (and the days that

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Special Bulletin: November 4, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment And The Hits Just Keep On Coming…And So Do The Ballots. In all our years we have never seen a more obvious and blatant attempt to steal an election! The actions in a few “cooked” states are deplorable and appear devoid of integrity. It is unconscionable that so many one-sided, late night ballot dumping votes* could suddenly appear (among other irregularities) and must

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Special Bulletin: October 28, 2020 (11am update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment On the Verge of a Serious Breakdown? Our Current Market Outlook has been downgraded to “Market in a Correction” with a “red” light. Two of our Core Four indicators are red and two are yellow. This combination signals rising risks and a potentially dangerous outlook. As of this morning, the key stock market indexes are not holding their all-important 21 and 50 day

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Special Bulletin: October 26, 2020 (12pm update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Nervousness Runs Higher as Indexes Slide Lower Our Current Market Outlook has been downgraded to “Uptrend Under Pressure” with a “yellow” light. Three of our Core Four indicators are yellow and the last is green. This combination creates a cautious outlook. The stock market major indexes are sitting right on top of their 21 and 50 day moving averages. There is also a

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Special Bulletin: October 13, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Nasdaq Confirms Dow Jones Signal, While S&P500 Sits It Out Our Current Market Outlook has been upgraded to “Market in an Uptrend” with a “green” light. Three of our Core Four indicators are green and the last is yellow. This combination creates a positive outlook. Two weeks ago, we wrote, “The correction that started almost a month ago may have run its course.

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Special Bulletin: October 1, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment A Bounce and a Rally Attempt Are Under Way Our Current Market Outlook has been upgraded to “Uptrend Under Pressure” with a “yellow” light. Two of our Core Four indicators have improved to green, while one is yellow, and another is red. This combination creates a slightly positive, yet cautionary outlook. The correction that started almost a month ago may have run its

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Special Bulletin: September 19, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment The Key Moving Averages Have Fallen With the breakdown under key support on Friday’s close in the main indexes at their 50 day moving averages, combined with heavy institutional selling, our Current Market Outlook has been downgraded to “Market in a Correction” with a “red” light. Two of our Core Four indicators are now red, with one yellow and one green. The correction

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Special Bulletin: September 10, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment The Tone Has Changed, At Least For Now As a result of heavy professional selling in stocks (Distribution Days) and closing violations of the major indexes under their 21 day moving averages during the week, our Current Market Outlook has been downgraded to “Uptrend Under Pressure” with a “yellow” light. One of our Core Four indicators remains green, with two now yellow and

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Special Bulletin: August 31, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment The Trend Is Your Friend, Until It Ends With the Fed’s foot firmly on the accelerator (zero interest rates & QE unlimited) and the financial markets awash with liquidity (stimulus and all the rest), the trend of this market is up. Not all areas are benefiting yet, mind you, but the abundance of cheap capital has started a fire in certain industries that

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Special Bulletin: August 19, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment All-Time Highs and the Shortest Bear Market Ever You may have heard about the ‘P.P.P.” (Payroll Protection Program). But have you heard about what it and other recent stimulus programs have led to? The “R.R.R.” or Remarkable Republican Recovery. We are not trying to be political, but we feel we should give credit where credit is due. The S&P500 has just experienced the

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Special Bulletin: July 30, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Not Much Has Changed. Or Has It? The Current Market Outlook remains “Uptrend Under Pressure” with a “yellow” light. Two of the Core Four indicators are still green reflecting the current major trend, while the other two are yellow and red reflecting the stock markets current hesitancy. (see Core Four above) Please note that this set-up in the Core 4 is still on

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Special Bulletin: July 14, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Were We Wrong? Was our late June signal change to a yellow condition wrong? Or will it prove to have just been early? Actually, it is neither. We grant you that based on recent market action, which has been volatile but mostly up, a green light would have worked out well. But that’s not how technical internal signals work. They are objective. Not

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Special Bulletin: June 26, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Major Test Happening NOW As we wrote a few days ago, the negative price divergence between the Nasdaq and the S&P500 is beginning to make itself felt. The S&P500 has formed a “sub-peak” and has closed under its 21 day moving average on higher trading volume (Distribution) twice this week. The summer storm from our previous post has moved a bit closer. Our

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Special Bulletin: June 23, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Storm Clouds Brewing? As summer sets in and the nights get longer, the weather can turn nasty on a dime. Folks who live in tornado alley, or on the east and gulf coasts during hurricane season, can attest to that annual fact. Investors who depend on Wall Street can often relate to late summer “storms of selling” too. While the market’s remarkable rebound

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Special Bulletin: June 9, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment Is Science Really Our Only Answer? The “Big V is for Victory” stock market tour has continued almost unabated. Since our last post, the S&P500 has soared in the face of Covid and social unrest, and scored its best 50 day period gain ever! Thank you Mr. President, Chairman Powell, Secretary of the Treasury Mnuchin, and Congress. You may be asking yourself, “victory

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Special Bulletin: May 19, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment The Big “V”? Have you noticed how many experts are trying to define the shape of the expected recovery nowadays. Some say it will be a “U” shaped recovery, while others are expecting more of a “W”. Some pessimists are forecasting a “L” shape, while optimists are hoping for a big “V”. There are even square root sign and Nike swoosh theories. (Image

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Special Bulletin: May 1, 2020 (10am update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment “Sell In May And Go Away” vs. “Don’t Fight The Fed” Those two market axioms are in great conflict with each other right now. They both have supporting historical evidence as to why the sayings came about. Of the two, not fighting the Fed is generally the more desirable and prudent action to take. The Fed gets its way…ultimately. However, after a torrid

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Special Bulletin: April 16, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment The Waiting May Be Over The massive amount of rapid US Govt. stimulus and backstopping assurances have been making themselves felt in the stock market over the past few weeks. Good news has come from the President’s Administration, the Fed, the Treasury Dept, and Congress in the form of stunning measures designed to infuse cash into our economy and stave off a depression.

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Special Bulletin: April 14, 2020 (9:00am update)

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment The Waiting Game In Ecclesiastes we are told in select verses from chapter 3, “There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven- a time to tear down and a time to build up. A time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance. A time to

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Special Bulletin: April 4, 2020

The Triumphant Core Four NYSE Internals Moving Averages Professional Selling Investor Sentiment America’s 4-Lettered Word- DEBT Make no mistake about it, America is intoxicated with debt. Actually, by many counts, our society is drowning in it. Not all American citizens, mind you, as many follow biblical principles that strongly discourage the casual use of debt. Unfortunately, our cultures addiction to it doesn’t just reside on a personal level. The US Govt. debt, state and municipal

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