Technical Analysis

Podcast: Victor Riesco Talks About How to Nagivate This Sideways Market - Mike Swanson (07/11/12)

I just did a podcast with Victor Riesco of www.globaltradingpad.com.

In this talk Victor talked about how to trade in a sideways market like this and what is causing it, including signs of slowing in the economy.

Podcast: Jeff Pierce Talks About Bonds and His Recent Broad Market Buy Signal - Mike Swanson (07/10/12)

I just did this podcast with Jeff Pierce of www.zentrader.ca.

When I last talked with Jeff he was bullish on US treasury bonds. In this interview I got his update on bonds and he told me about a recent buy signal he got on the major US market averages just this Friday.

Podcast: Chris Vermeulen of TheGoldandOilGuy.com Discusses the Potential Bull Flag for Gold Stocks and Key Pivot Points for the S&P 500 - Mike Swanson (06/26/12)

I just did this podcast with Chris Vermeulen of www.thegoldandoilguy.com in which we discussed his outlook for the stock market and gold.

In this interview Chris discussed a potential bull flag in gold stocks and key pivot points he is now watching for the broad market.

Podcast: David Bannister of ActiveTradingPartners.com Sees These Next Few Days As Critical for a Potential Trend Reversal - Mike Swanson (05/21/12)

I just did this podcast with David Bannister of www.activetradingpartners.com in which we discussed his outlook for the stock market.

David uses trend psychology and Elliot Wave theory to understand and forecast the moves in the financial markets. In this interview we talked about his trend reversal trading method and what he thinks the stock market will do over the next few months.

Podcast: David Frazier Who Gave a Market Sell Recommendation on April 1st Sees Opportunities in This Market - Mike Swanson (05/16/12)

I just did this podcast with David Frazier of www.integrativeinvesting.com.

David gave people a sell signal in his newsletter back on April 1st and as you know we've seen the stock market drop since then. I wanted to talk to him today to see if his views have changed on the market and to hear what thinks is the cause of this correction.

He thinks the correction is likely near its end and is about to release some buy recommendations.

Podcast: Victor Riesco Talks About the Current Stock Market Action and His New Signals System - Mike Swanson (05/09/12)

I just did a podcast with Victor Riesco of www.globaltradingpad.com.

In this interview Victor gave his current take on the market action and talked about his new system he has created to generate buy and sell signals for the S&P 500.

Podcast: Jeff Pierce of Zentrader.ca Talks about the Bond Market, This Rally, Health Care Stocks and the Supreme Court, and Gold - Mike Swanson (03/30/12)

I just did this podcast with Jeff Pierce of zentrader.ca.

In this podcast we talked about whether the bull market in bonds will continue, what is happening in gold and gold stocks, when this rally will end, and how the health care sector may make a huge move over the next few months.

Podcast: David Bannister of ActiveTradingPartners.com Talks About His Momentum Reversal Method and the Current Market Trend - Mike Swanson (03/28/12)

I just did this podcast with David Bannister of www.activetradingpartners.com in which we discussed his outlook for the stock market.

David uses trend psychology and Elliot Wave theory to understand and forecast the moves in the financial markets. In this interview we talked about his trend reversal trading method and what he thinks the stock market will do over the next few weeks.

Podcast: Nick Santiago of Inthemoneystocks.com Sees a Market Correction Coming- Mike Swanson (03/07/12)

I just did this podcast with Nicholas Santiago of InTheMoneyStocks.com. When I last talked to Nick towards the end of January he said he thought the market would continue higher and then have a pullback. Well the market just pulled back the past few days so I got curious about what Nick thinks now.

Podcast: Mike "Tiny" Saul Talks About the Current Action in the Stock Market - Mike Swanson (03/05/12)

I just did an interview with Mike "Tiny" Saul of www.stockmarkettrendsx.com about the stock market. We both talked about the market and what we thought was going on with the stock market right now. Both of us see some crosscurrents, but no sign of a top in the at the moment.

Podcast: Matt Frailey on BreakPointTrades.net and Some of His Recent Trades - Mike Swanson (02/01/12)

I just did an interview with Matt Frailey of BreakPointTrades.com.

In this interview we talked about gold, Breaktpointtrades.net, and his recent trades.

For the charts referenced in this interview click here.

Podcast: Victor Riesco on Investor Sentiment and the Current Stock Market Rally - Mike Swanson (01/31/12)

I just did a podcast with Victor Riesco of www.globaltradingpad.com.

In the interview we talked about this rally and investor sentiment. Neither of us see the type of wild bullish sentiment that comes at major market tops.

Podcast: Nick Santiago of InTheMoneyStocks.com Sees a Short-term Correction, Rally Back up, and then Big Trouble Ahead - Mike Swanson (01/27/12)

I just did this podcast with Nicholas Santiago of InTheMoneyStocks.com. In it we talked about his short-term outlook for the market and what he sees in the months ahead.

Both of us are looking for a short-term correction over the next few weeks and then a rally back up to possibly new highs and then another big market drop like we saw last August and September. We talked about the reasons why.

Podcast: David Banister of MarketTrendForecast.com Talks About a Likely Stock Market Pullback and Then Another Move Higher - Mike Swanson (01/25/12)

I just did this podcast with David Banister of www.markettrendforecast.com in which we discussed his outlook for the stock market and gold.

David uses trend psychology and Elliot Wave theory to understand and forecast the moves in the financial markets. He thinks that a short-term pullback for the markets is likely to start soon, but then we'll probably see another move higher.

Podcast: Jeff Pierce of Zentrader.ca Talks about the Bond Market and Financial Blogging - Mike Swanson (01/14/12)

I just did this podcast with Jeff Pierce of zentrader.ca, a free and popular financial blog that Jeff has been writing for four years. On it he writes about the trends he sees in the market using technical analysis and articles about what it takes to be successful in trading.

In this interview I asked Jeff why he writes his blog, what his take is on bonds, and what he sees now in the stock market.

Podcast: Chris Vermeulen on the Recent DOW Rally Through October Highs and Gold - Mike Swanson (01/13/12)

I just did this podcast with Chris Vermeulen of www.thegoldandoilguy.com in which we discussed his outlook for the stock market.

The last time we talked we noted how the market was trading in a range for weeks. Recently the DOW and S&P 500 broke out of this range. I asked Chris if he thinks this will lead to a big rally and what his take is on gold now.

Podcast: Mike Saul On the Market Action So Far in 2012, Gold, and the Coming Earnings Season - Mike Swanson (01/06/12)

I just did a podcast with Mike "Tiny" Saul of www.stockmarkettrendsx.com.

In it we talked about the action in the stock market this week, the coming earnings season in a few weeks, gold, oil, and Apple.

Most FOREX Experts Are Bullish On The US Dollar Index For 2012 - Howard B. Arnn (01/04/12)

As the outlook for the European financial situation remains ambiguous, most Wall Street analysts believe that the US dollar will continue to rise in value against the euro in 2012. Moreover, the recent slowing down of manufacturing activity in China and the growing likelihood of a recession in Europe have also made many investors flock to safe haven currencies, with the US dollar generally seen as the most attractive currency.

Experts Make Crude Oil Price Predictions for 2012 - Howard B Arnn (01/04/12)

In 2011, crude prices averaged about $95.09 per barrel, while the U.S. Energy Department expects prices to rise further next year to about $98 per barrel. According to a Reuters December poll of 32 oil analysts and consultants, most of them are of the view that crude oil would average around US$105 in 2012, which is not too far from this year’s record high average near $111.

Podcast - Victor Riesco on the Stock Market Rally, Emerging Markets, and Trades He is Doing Right Now - Mike Swanson (01/03/12)

I just did a podcast with Victor Riesco of www.globaltradingpad.com.

In this podcast we talked about today's juicy gap up opening and what it means for the market going forward. So far he still sees no sign of the end of the stock market rally that started in October and is optimistic on the market.

Victor also talked about the action in emerging markets, copper, and some specific trades that he is doing right now.

Analysts Make Stock Market Predictions for S&P 500 in 2012 - Howard B Arnn (1/1/2012)

As we get into the end of the year, more and more analysts and money managers announce their market predictions for the next year. Every year there are a wide range of views that range from the S&P rising to 1,500, to the S&P crashing and burning. The point is, you must take these predictions with a grain of salt. Analysts said that 2011 was going to be a great year with nice gains closing out the year. What they did not foresee was the European debt crisis and the US debt gridlock. That is why you have to be cautious when analysts are touting bountiful returns every year.

Podcast: Andy Emerson on the Stock Market in 2012 and Recent Drop in Gold - Mike Swanson (12/29/11)

I just did this podcast with Andy Emerson about his outlook for the stock market in 2012. We also talked about gold and the recent market rally in stocks.

Andy and I co-managed a hedge fund together for several years and are partners in several different business ventures. He also writes for this website in the premium WSW Power Investor members area.

Podcast: David Bannister - His Elliot Wave Outlook for Stocks and Gold in 2012 - Mike Swanson (12/28/11)

I just did this podcast with David Bannister of www.markettrendforecast.com in which we discussed his outlook for the stock market and gold.

David uses trend psychology and Elliot Wave theory to understand and forecast the moves in the financial markets. He sees some critical trend changes occuring as we enter the end of this year in several markets.

Podcast: Chris Vermeulen - TheGoldAndOilGuy.Com - Discusses the Coming Tipping Point in the Stock Market and Gold - Mike Swanson (12/27/11)

I just did this podcast with Chris Vermeulen of www.thegoldandoilguy.com in which we discussed his outlook for the stock market.

We talked about how the recent action in the market will lead to a trading range expansion and discussed the current correction in gold mining stocks.

Podcast: Victor Riesco on the Stock Market's Sideways Trading Action, the Dollar, the Euro, and Gold - Mike Swanson (12/23/11)

I just did a podcast with Victor Riesco of www.globaltradingpad.com.

In it I asked him the big question - is the stock market going to breakthrough its recent highs? Each of the past three times I've talked with Victor the S&P 500 gone up to its 200-day moving and then pulled back down off of it. Will it make it through this time?

Last time we talked both of us were bullish on the dollar and bearish on euro. I asked him for an update on his views in regards to both.

Podcast: "Tiny" Mike Saul on The Sideways Market Action and Strength in Select Stocks - Mike Swanson (12/22/11)

t did a podcast with Mike "Tiny" Saul of www.stockmarkettrendsx.com.

In it we talked about the recent sideways action in the market and when it may come to an end. Tiny mentioned that he sees weakness in financials and talked about some stocks that are showing strength in this market such as HSTM.

Podcast: Dave Skarica Comments on the December Stock Market Rally, Emerging Markets, and Gold - Mike Swanson (12/21/11)

t did a podcast with Dave Skarica of www.addictedtoprofits.net.

In it we talked about the recent action in the market and whether a Christmas rally is still on or not. Dave made note of how money is flowing out of emerging markets and into the United States at the moment and gave his thoughts on gold and gold stocks.

Today's Stock Market Rally Brings Interesting Trade for S&P 500 SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA: SPY) - Mike Swanson (12/20/11)

In early morning trading the DOW Jones Industrial Average has managed to rally over 230 points and the S&P 500 is trading up over 25 points.

This has brought a 2.35% and 2.27% move in the DIA and SPY exchange traded funds, which track the two major US stock market averages.

The moves has been inspired by some positive developments in Europe for a change. Spain saw high demand for a government debt auction while economic data points to a rebound in consumer confidence in Germany.

This brings the S&P 500 and the SPDR SPY ETF (NYSEARCA: SPY), which tracks it at an interesting trading position.

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