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2 Key Indicators Point to a Nasdaq Downturn
September 25, 2017

In the last few days, there's been a noticeable momentum change in the technology sector. Some of tech's biggest names, like Amazon.com (AMZN​), Alphabet (GOOGL) and Apple (AAPL​), have all significantly underperformed the Nasdaq 100. Meanwhile,...
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Apple and Cisco Stocks: A Reversal of Fortune
September 21, 2017

Generally speaking, there are two types of technology companies: those that sell or market directly to consumers, and those that market and sell to businesses. For the last several months,  consumer-focused  technology companies have dominated...
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4 Top-Performing Alternatives to Bitcoin
September 20, 2017

While Bitcoin dominates the headlines, its underlying blockchain technology has spawned a new ecosystem of alternative cryptocurrencies, known as “altcoins.” Following Bitcoin’s staggering 1,000% moonshot of the past 12 months, a fresh wave of...
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Alphabet Stock Is Setting up for a Major Breakdown
September 20, 2017

After months of a slow grind lower, shares of Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL​) are setting up for a major breakdown. The stock for Google's parent company significantly unperformed the broader market over the summer and is down around eight percent from its...
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October 2017 CMT Level III Registration Deadline Extended
September 18, 2017

October 2017 CMT Level III Registration Deadline Extended  Registration Deadline: Sunday, October 1st The registration deadline for the October 2017 CMT Level III exam has been extended. The deadline to register for CMT Level III is Sunday,...
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John Kosar’s Latest Interview: Financial Sense
September 13, 2017

Jim Puplava of the popular Financial Sense website welcomes back John Kosar CMT, Chief Investment Strategist at Asbury Research LLC. In his latest interview by Financial Sense, which took place on Friday September 8th, John discussed...
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Where Will the Nasdaq Go Next? It Depends on Apple
September 12, 2017

Driven by five major technology stocks, including Apple Inc. (AAPL​), the Nasdaq 100 outperformed the market through the spring and into the summer, but for the last six weeks, the index has been trending sideways in consolidation mode. Read...
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Apple Stock Is at a Key Pivot Point
September 12, 2017

With all eyes set on Apple (AAPL) Tuesday for its big event, there's a lot riding on the success of its latest product launch. Most of the details are known: There will be new iPhones, including a $1,000 model, and a new Apple Watch. Wall Street's...
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What Will It Take to Un-Stick the S&P 500?
September 10, 2017

For the last six weeks, the S&P 500 Index (SPX) has been stuck in a tight three-percent range. This has not been a normal tight range for this bull market, however—we've seen big spikes and drops over the last couple of months but with no...
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Bitcoin Regulation: A Necessary Evil
September 8, 2017

Crypto markets took a dive earlier this week as Chinese regulators announced an immediate ban on ICOs, or Initial Coin Offerings, for Chinese startups, claiming this new fundraising mechanism has “seriously disrupted the economic and financial...
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Bank of America Stock Is looking at a Rough Ride
September 8, 2017

If you take a look at the last 52 weeks, shares of Bank of America Corp. (BAC) and other financials had a great run through last March.  Bank of America rallied more than 50% during that time period, and most of its gains came after the...
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Why Match Group Stock Is an Institutional Darling
September 8, 2017

Shares of Match Group Inc. (MTCH​) have jumped 35 percent this year as online dating continues to grow, making a strong case for bullish institutional investors looking for a growth stock in a leading sector. For MAP, the strongest indicator of...
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Allstarcharts Podcast Ep. 4 with Brian Shannon of Alphatrends.net
September 8, 2017

Brian Shannon is one of the first Technicians that I ever followed. I used to watch his YouTube videos as far back as 2006. Brian is a pioneer in Technical Analysis in the Social Media era. His book Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes is...
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The Rewards and Risks of Silver and Gold
September 7, 2017

The stock market took a hit early this week while precious metals rallied. As tensions rise at home and abroad, investors are looking for safer places to park their money, and some of their first choices are usually gold and silver. But before you...
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Technical Analysis Radio: Peter Brandt on the Allstarcharts Podcast Ep. 5
September 7, 2017

Peter Brandt has successfully traded in 5 different decades using classic Technical Analysis principles that date back to the 1930s and 40s. In this conversation Peter goes over his selection process and strict risk management procedures. With a...
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Why Analog Devices Stock Is a Favorite for Big Investors
September 7, 2017

As a semiconductor stock in a leading sector, Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) makes a strong case for bullish institutional investors. Shares have jumped 18 percent in the last year, and with a long history of dividend increases, the stock is not only...
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Tech Stocks Are Ready to Rally Once Again
September 1, 2017

As we move into September, technology is back to being the hottest ticket on the street. The Technology Select Sector SPDR (XLK), the biggest ETF by assets tracking the sector, hit a new high Thursday on the heels of a broader climb in the general...
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Charting Outlook: Multiple technical reversals signal a turning point for currency trading
September 1, 2017

It appears that the trend of the last several months that saw Gold and several major currencies rally at the expense of a falling US Dollar may be over. Buying and selling climaxes, key reversals, Morning and Evening Starts, trend line breaks plus...
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Charting Outlook: Hurricane Harvey creates a big gap in Gasoline contract prices
September 1, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has shuttered a significant amount of US refining capacity, raising the potential for near-term gasoline shortages and sending the September gasoline contract skyward. The cash contract and farther out months, however, suggest that...
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The Chartered Market Technician® (CMT) credential approved for use by the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance
October 6, 2015

NEW YORK, NY (October 6, 2015) – The Market Technicians Association (MTA), the governing body for the Chartered Market Technician ®(CMT) Program, is pleased to announce the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance, Department of Securities has...
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Market Technicians Association Hires New Executive Director/CEO
October 1, 2012

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Market Technicians Association Elects At-Large Directors for 2011-2012
July 1, 2012

The Market Technicians Association, Inc., the leading organization for technical analysis professionals and the governing body for the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, today announced the election of three (3) new At-Large Directors...
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Market Technicians Association Awards Respected Financial Experts
April 27, 2012

New York, NY April 27, 2012 – The Market Technicians Association, Inc., the leading organization for Technical Analysis professionals and the governing body for the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, today announced the selection of...
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Market Technicians Association (MTA) Awards Respected Financial Experts
April 27, 2012

New York, NY April 27, 2012 – The Market Technicians Association, Inc., the leading organization for Technical Analysis professionals and the governing body for the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, today announced the selection of...
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Market Technicians Association Announces New Journal of Technical Analysis Editor
June 14, 2011

The Market Technicians Association, Inc., the leading organization for technical analysis professionals and the governing body for the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, today announces the selection of a new Editor for the Journal of...
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