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Jean-Pierre Desloges CFA  is a professional  investment consultant/ blogger/ trader with over 25 years of experience working on the buy and sell-side.

​​I have researched and invested in traditional and alternative asset classes and worked at Pensions Funds, International Banks and Dealers.   
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August 14

SP1500 Volume Advance-Decline: Short Term Near Overbought ?
On a short term basis, the SP 1500 AD Volume Line is getting near the ovebought level zone. ​

Russell 2000, DJ Industrial and SP500: Russell Outperforming DJ ?
And the 21 DMA is in a reversal phase, indicating an outperformance of ​the Russell 2000 compare to the Mighty Dow Jones Industrial



​​​​​August 13

SP500 Financials HVol: Historical Volatility Still Grinding ?
HVOL did reached on July 2 level last seen back ​to January 2014 and finally rising since.

The Industrial Sector : 200 DMA Tested ?
The XLI ETF did test the 200 DMA (Day Moving Average) since July 31 but did close above on August 8: a good technical sign indeed. ​​
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​​​​​August 12

NASDAQ McClellan Indicator and SP500: From Oversold Zone ?
This indicator is rebounding from an oversold stance (under -30) and ​still have ​some room on the upside.

The Healthcare Sector : Still Below the 50 DMA ?
And on August 5, we tested and broke the 50 DMA then at 60.84, ​a very bad omen for the Healthcare Sector ETF ( now at 60.91 ). We are still below the 50 DMA.


​​​​​August 11

SP500 CBOE SKEW Index: SKEW Collapsing ?
The option market is telling us to expect the market to a normal return profile.

SP500 and Russel Financial Services and VIX: Fear Priced Into the Market ?
​​On August 8, the 7 DMA reached level ( 73.7 ) not seen since February 14 2014, indicating that the market is pricing too much fear on a short term basis.


​​​​August 8

NYSE Summation Index: A Macro Signal : Still Into a Bearish Mode ?
Each time we had the 7 day moving average going down ​(it did on July 9 with SP500 at 1973), market followed​​.

The Oil / Gold Ratio and SP500: A Bearish Mix ?
​A bearish mix since July 25.


​​​​​August 7

SP500 Index Bull% Index: Still Weakening ?
This ratio turned bearish since July 17 and now stand ​at 70.00% (75.69% for the 7 DMA) ​and reached level not since since May 8.​

Russell 2000 vs SP500: Russell = SP500 at 1420 ?
The last time the 7 DMA was at that level (.582) was back in December 2012 when the SP500 Index was trading at 1420​...​​

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​​​​​August 6

SP500 : Price Volume Trend: Tumbling ?
We did break that range trade mode on July 31 and tumbling since to reach level not seen since April 2014 on the PVT.​

The Semiconductor Sector : Into a Downtrend Channel ?
SMH ETF are still within ​​a downtrend channel that started on July 22 with 46.98 support and 48.84 as resistance for today.

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​August 5

Volume Advance-Decline of Financials: Oversold Zone ?
Financials reached the oversold zone below the -20 mark on August 4.

VIX and SP500: Some Volatility Priced In Finally ​?
The VIX is having seasonalities in July were it tend to rise the biggest and stay in a trading range in August.

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​​​​August 4

SP500: Ratio % Stocks Above50/200 DMA: Ratio Collapsing ?

The ratio reached a level not seen since February 4 2014.​

​Internet Stocks (FDN ETF): The 200 DMA Under Attack ?
​We tested on August 1 the 200 DMA (Day Moving Average) at 58.32 and closed above it.



​​​​​August 1

SP600 : Volume A/D: Into Oversold Zone ?
This ratio is now into an oversold zone.

The Energy Sector : My Broken DMAs ?

XLY did broke the 20 DMA on July 28 at 99.65 and also ​did broke the 50 DMA on July 31 at 98.31.


​​​​​July 31

SP1500 Volume Advance-Decline: Cumulative Still Bearish ?
The long term Cumulative 7 DMA on that breath indicator (SP1500) turned to a bearish signal on July 24.

The Material Sector : Broke the 20 DMA ?
The Material Sector ETF ( XLB ) broke the 20 DMA ​(Day Moving ​Average) at 49.82 on July 30


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