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Featured, Studies - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Wilder's 2-day RSI (adjusted)

Wilder’s 2-day RSI (adjusted)

A couple of months ago I introduced blog readers to my modification of Wilder's Relative Strength Index (RSI) ( see Modified RSI(2), Buying Power and Intermediate-Term Outlook ), utilizing an underlying's high | low | close (instead of close vs. pre

Featured, Studies - Posted by on December 10, 2011

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Volume and Stock Market Rallies

Volume and Stock Market Rallies

Most recently there has been a lot of chatter and discussion in the financial blogosphere regarding the S&P 500 soaring higher during the second half of November, posting a strong +8.50% gain over a 10-day period, in conjunction with notably low

Daily Commentary, Studies - Posted by on January 27, 2011

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SPX and January’s Turn-of-the-Month

The S&P 500 posted a fresh 52-week high on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, and possibly (at time of writing) on Thursday, January 27 as well. As already shown in my last posting (see ... What a Difference a Fresh 52-Week High Makes …), the S&am

Daily Commentary, Studies - Posted by on January 25, 2011

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State of the Union Addresses

Inspired by the most recent research presented by Wayne Whaley (CTA of Witter & Lester Inc.) analyzing the market's historical performance at and around the State of the Union Addresses (which hasn't been part of my personal arsenal of seasonalit

Daily Commentary, Studies - Posted by on January 24, 2011

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Gap on Option Expiration and Follow Through

The SPY (S&P 500 SPDR) left an unfilled opening gap up (a low above the previous session's close) on Friday's option expiration, and defied all historical probabilities and odds and gained another+0.57% on today's session. But leaving an unfilled

Daily Commentary, Studies - Posted by on January 22, 2011

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Gap on Option Expiration and 52-Week High(s)

Apologies for the posting hiatus during the last week, but I was busy doing some work for the charitable foundation. Thanks a lot and hats off to those guys (unfortunately a handful only) who already showed their generosity ! But please note: I'm

Studies - Posted by on January 14, 2011

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January Option Expiration Week

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