T2108 Update (February 13, 2015) – Many Bullish Tidings But Not Yet A Convincing All-Time High

(T2108 measures the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 40-day moving averages [DMAs]. It helps to identify extremes in market sentiment that are likely to reverse. To learn more about it, see my T2108 Resource Page. You can follow real-time T2108 commentary on twitter using the #T2108 hashtag. T2108-related trades and other trades are … Read more

Chart Review: Intel and Cisco Pullback From Critical Resistance

The NASDAQ has churned mightily in an uptrend that is slowly but surely grinding upward from the June lows. Support at the 200DMA held in June and now the technology-laden index is working on holding support at the 50DMA. Embedded in this churning action are lots of chills and thrills. Two big cap tech stocks … Read more

Chart Review: Cisco Hits 8 1/2 Year Lows (And Juniper Is In Hot Pursuit)

Anytime after the March, 2009 lows, if you had asked me which stock or stocks would break those lows within the next three years, Cisco (CSCO) would have been one of the furthest names from my mind. And yet, Tuesday (Aug 9), CSCO closed just 2% above its closing and intraday March, 2009 low. When … Read more

A Rare and Important Test for Apple’s Recently Underperforming Stock

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) Before Apple (AAPL) reported earnings, I reviewed the tea leaves in the chart guessing that the stock was getting ready to make its next sprint higher despite what looked like increasing distribution in the stock. … Read more

Even Buyout Rumors Cannot Help RIM

(This is an excerpt from an article I published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) On Friday, briefing.com reported that rumors hit the trading floors that Cisco (CSCO) might make a buyout offer for Research In Motion (RIMM). The rumor was good for a brief 2-hour or so pop before the … Read more

RIMM Is Not Likely to Spend $1.2B On Its Share Repurchase Program

On November 5, Research In Motion (RIMM) announced a buyback of up to $1.2B in shares starting November 9 and lasting for up to a year. When I read this announcement, I pounced on the stock the minute pre-market trading opened. This was quite a mental exercise for me because I had just closed out … Read more