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12/18 MarketWatchers LIVE Recap - Monday Set-Ups - DecisionPoint Report

Erin Swenlin | 


Welcome to the recap of today's MarketWatchers LIVE show, your antidote for the CNBC/FBN lunchtime talking heads. Listen and watch a show devoted to technical analysis of the stock market with live market updates and symbols that are hot. You'll find the latest episode here.

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What Happened Today?

Monday Set-Ups (00:20):

Every Monday, Tom and Erin look at which charts are shaping up as "ones to watch" for the week, but to start, they reviewed last week's Monday Set-Ups "picks": Erin lost a few cents on PMO which went from $12.53 to $12.42, and Tom won the week with a 2% gain on GNRC which was $49.29 and finished at $50.26. This week Tom will continue to hold GNRC with a start value of $50.26. Erin selected GOOGL at $1083.29.


Earnings Spotlight (EarningsBeats - John Hopkins) (00:30): It's always great to hear from John. For more information go to


Ten in Ten Before One (00:54): In this regular segment, Tom attempts to review ten charts in ten minutes. Send in your symbol requests via Twitter (@mktwatcherslive) before the show or using the live chat box during the LIVE program and we'll try and add them. We'll also check our email for symbol requests before the show ( You'll find all of the charts in the MarketWatchers LIVE ChartList, located at the top of the MarketWatchers blog homepage.


DecisionPoint Report (01:10): On Monday Erin analyzes DP indicators to give us a heads up on the market conditions as we start the week. She also reviewed the "big four": Dollar, Oil, Gold & Bonds. Don't miss the DecisionPoint Weekly Wrap by Carl Swenlin on Saturday morning to get the scoop on market action the prior week and find out what the indicators are suggesting for the future. Erin will be posting a "DP Alert" article today in the DecisionPoint blog that will give you a review of everything she discussed today!


Looking Forward:

Tune in on Tuesday at 12:00p - 1:30p EST on 12/19. Chip Anderson will join us for the "Everything StockCharts" segment. Tom and Erin will be answering more mailbag questions, doing another Ten in Ten segment as well as regular market updates and indicator reviews! 

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Erin's PMO Scan

Tom's Trading Places Blog

DecisionPoint Blog


PMO -Price Momentum Oscillator

RSI - Relative Strength Index

OBV - On Balance Volume



Erin Swenlin
About the author: helped create and manage the website alongside her father, Carl Swenlin. Together, Erin and Carl launched the DecisionPoint daily blog in 2009. She hosts the MarketWatchers LIVE web show at, and is also a Member of the CMT Association.
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