A overview of the individual sectors within the S&P 500 which help to provide an indication on where the broad market is likely headed in the coming months. Following a brief overview of the SPY, the following ETF are covered in this order: XLF, XLE, XLV, XLK, XLY, XLP, XLU, XLI, XLB, XLT, XLRE & [...]
An overview & outlook for the US stock market including a few sectors that stand out at this time.
WOW!! What an impressive rally!!! Err, on second though, not really, at least not at this point. Essentially, all we have so far is a run-of-the-mill counter-trend bounce that has taken the following key indexes & sectors back to the lower-end of a typical retracement of the most recent legs down from last Wednesday's highs. [...]
This video lays out the case for a broad-based correction in the US stock market reviewing the charts of the following sector ETFs in this order: XOP (futher expanded on with a discussion of the follow top components: XOM, CVX, COP, OXY, PSX) followed by GDX, XBI, XLY, XLF, XLP, XLU, XLI, XTL, XLK, XLB, [...]
For those looking for short exposure or hedges to a portfolio of longs, here are a few of the sector ETFs that stand out as short-side swing trading opportunities. While I may add some of these as official trade ideas, I don't have the time to annotate all the charts & list suggested stops & [...]
This is a follow-up to the Bullish Sectors video published on Tuesday. This video takes a look at some of the more bearish sectors that might provide attractive shorting opportunities as either a pure-play short or a hedge to long exposure with a trading or investing account. These sector ETFs are discussed in the following [...]
When analyzing the charts in order to determine when a particular stock, sector, industry or even if the broad markets have broken down, I try to incorporate as many related charts as possible in order to confirm or refute my analysis. For example, if trading one or more of the broad market tracking etf's, let's [...]