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August 19, 2017

Hello Fellow ChartWatchers!

Welcome to the latest edition of ChartWatchers, the newsletter for technical analysts, online investors, StockCharts users and more. In addition to this week's articles, don't forget to check out the Site News section (below) for some important announcements and updates about what's going on around StockCharts this month!

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Site News

ALERT! The New Alerts Workbench is Here!

Yesterday, we launched an exciting update to our Technical Alert Workbench! Just like the other site improvements we've rolled out this year, the new Alert Workbench is faster, more user friendly and fully scalable across all device sizes. Whether you're on your laptop at home or your smartphone on the go, creating customs alerts in your StockCharts account has never been easier.

If you're unfamiliar with our Custom Alerts feature, here's the scoop. StockCharts Members can create custom technical alerts with their own unique criteria, and automatically receive notifications via email, text or the SharpCharts Workbench whenever they trigger. If you're waiting for a good entry point on a new stock or want to stay ahead of the curve when an important sell signal executes, this is a feature you can't afford to miss!

If you're not yet a StockCharts Member, this is a great example of a powerful feature that you're missing out on! Start your FREE 1-month trial today, and explore everything that StockCharts Membership has to offer.

Lastly...keep an eye out for another big "alerts-related" announcement in the next ChartWatchers Newsletter. Even more exciting things are coming soon!

Introducing Livestream for MarketWatchers LIVE!

Earlier this month, our MarketWatchers LIVE web show saw some big changes. We moved to a new live video streaming technology called Livestream (the same platform we used to host last year's ChartCon!) As part of this change, the show can now be watched directly from StockCharts.com. No software to download or applications to open. All you need is a web browser and a good bowl of popcorn!

As part of our new video streaming platform, all MarketWatchers LIVE shows are now recorded and saved for later viewing. You can watch and re-watch the show as often as you please, whenever you want. Plus, the Livestream video player has a built-in DVR function that allows you to rewind and re-watch any part of the broadcast during the live show. If you missed something that Tom said or want to review Erin's last chart, all you have to do is scrub back in time on the Livesteam player. Easy!

MarketWatchers LIVE airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:00pm ET. To re-watch the last show or catch our next presentation, CLICK HERE.

This Week's Articles

The Market Message

Stocks Have A Bad Day, August Is Living Up To It's Reputation

Article Image S&P 500 FALLS TO SIX-WEEK LOW... Selling pressure resumed with a vengeance today. And a lot of support levels have been broken. Chart 1 shows the S&P 500 falling back below its 50-day average to the lowest level in more than a month. Volume was higher. More serious damage was done to smaller stocks. Chart 2 shows the Russell 2000 Small Cap
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Bookstore Special

Art's Charts

Two Potential Double Tops to Watch Going Forward

Article Image Doubles Tops are forming in two key ETFs, the Semiconductor SPDR (XSD) and the Consumer Discretionary SPDR (XLY), and chartists should watch these important groups for clues on broad market direction in the coming week or two. First, let's talk about the Double Top. These patterns form with two peaks near the same level and an intermittent trough that marks support. A break below support...
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The Canadian Technician

Are The Transports Falling Off The Rails?

Article Image The Transportation indexes look like they are struggling here. That's not usually a good thing. There are three components: Railroads - $DJUSRR, Airlines - $DJUSAR, and Trucking - $DJUSTK. Starting with the railroads, this has all the making of a derailment. There is a double top on the price chart. The multi-month negative divergence on the MACD compared with price looks to match the 2015 top...
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Trading Places

Aerospace Has Been Strong, But It's Relative Strength Momentum Is Weakening

Article Image Bull markets are fueled by sector and industry group rotation. Throughout the bull market since 2009, we've seen each of the key aggressive sectors take their turn leading on a relative basis. Within each sector, we also see relative leadership and weakness among industry groups. For example, over the past month, aerospace stocks ($DJUSAS) have performed extremely well.
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DecisionPoint

Market Is Very Overvalued

Article Image The market has been rising ahead of earnings for over two years, and it is very overvalued. Nevertheless, bullish investors seem unconcerned. The chart below shows the S&P 500 Index (black line) in relation to where it would be if it were undervalued (P/E 10 - green line), fair value (P/E 15 - blue line), or overvalued (P/E 20 - red line). The current price is far above the overvalue side
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InvestEd Central

With Earnings Season Winding Down Whats Next?

Article Image As earnings season winds down traders are going to be looking for new reasons to be long the market. So far, according to Thompson's Reuters, 460 of the companies represented in the S&P 500 have reported earnings with almost 74% beating expectations. This is 10% above the long term average and helps explain why the market has been so strong, at least until last week when we saw some...
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The Traders Journal

Charts I'm Stalking: Action Practice #20

Article Image The reality is that markets operate within the law of groupings. This is precisely why I have formatted my unique chart view in a pull-down menu under ChartStyles. You simply click on "Gatis Roze" at the bottom of "Predefined Settings" and up pops the Tensile Trading analysis format that clearly shows the following: A) How your stock is performing relative to the market. B) How the Sector...
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