NYSE – New – 52 – Week Highs – Update

The 09/08/20 post “NYSE – New – 52 – Week Highs” illustrated the history of NYSE 52 – week highs of the secular bull market in US stocks since March 2009.  Separating the bull market into five phases showed that the maximum number of NYSE – new 52 – week highs occurred in phase 2. Continue reading “NYSE – New – 52 – Week Highs – Update”

Qualcomm in 2000 and Zoom in 2020

This is an educational post to explain stock market momentum. The 11/17/20 blog “Zoom Update – Part Two” noted that Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) could be a signal for a looming bear market similar to Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) in 2000. The daily QCOM and S&P 500 (SPX) chart courtesy of Trading View illustrates whatContinue reading “Qualcomm in 2000 and Zoom in 2020”

Zoom Update – Part Two

The 11/08/20 post  “Zoom Update” noted that Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) had broken below an important support level.  The post also noted a recommendation to go long would require abundant evidence.  ZM lacked enough evidence and no recommendation to buy ZM was issued. Since 11/08/20 ZM has continued to decline, while the S&P 500Continue reading “Zoom Update – Part Two”

Pfizer Up on Vaccine Announcement

 The  09/17/20 post “Pfizer Bullish Opportunity” recommended buying Pfizer (PFE) on speculation that they could be the first of nine companies to develop a Coronavirus vaccine.  Today 11/09/20 PFE announced that they had a Coronavirus vaccine.  PFE surged on the news. On 10/19/20 the post “Pfizer Pushing Higher” recommended adding one quarter of the originalContinue reading “Pfizer Up on Vaccine Announcement”

Important S&P 500 Bottom Could be in Place

On September 8, 2020, the S&P 500 (SPX) came within nine points of important Fibonacci support. Today September 9, 2020, several hourly SPX momentum indicators registered bullish signals. For aggressive traders that hold positions from a few days to several weeks.  Buy non-leveraged funds that track the SPX on the open of the trading sessionContinue reading “Important S&P 500 Bottom Could be in Place”

NYSE – New – 52 – Week Highs

There are two methods to measure market momentum.  For all markets, price oscillators such as Stochastic and RSI  are great for signaling trends, they are called external indicators.  The Stock market is unique because momentum can be measured by its components, such as Advance/Decline lines and new 52-week highs/lows.  These are referred to internal indicators.Continue reading “NYSE – New – 52 – Week Highs”