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Relative Strength, Explained

By: Spencer Israel Last week we wrote about the Relative Strength Index (RSI) and its usefulness as a technical analysis tool for analyzing individual stocks. RSI is often confused with a concept called relative strength, though the two are completely different things. If RSI is a tool in your toolbox, then relative strength is an.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, February 17, 2020

Indexes have big week. IPOX 100 U.S. (ETF), IPOX Europe (ETF: FPXE) and IPOX International (ETF: FPXI) close at fresh record. Buffets Berkshire adds IPOX Holdings to its Portfolio. IPO Deal-flow Review & Outlook: Amid shortened U.S. trading week, no U.S. IPOs scheduled. Retailer Central Retail to make Thailand’s largest IPO. Indexes have big week... Read more

The Market Does Not Care About The Coronavirus. Yet.

By: Spencer Israel Save for a couple of hiccups, U.S. stocks have spent the vast majority of the last decade steadily marching higher. But you’d be forgiven for having questioned the strength of this rally at some point. In the last few years alone, investors have sounded the alarm over a number of headlines that.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, February 10, 2020

FANG-free, diversified IPOX 100 U.S. Index (ETF: FPX) adds +3.74% to +5.73% YTD during first week of February trading. IPOX Nordic (IPND) closes week at fresh All-Time High. IPO Deal-flow Review & Outlook: Contract research organization PPD, mattress-in-a-box pioneer Casper headlined busy week for U.S. IPOs. IPO Market set to slow. FANG-free, diversified IPOX 100.. Read more

3 Technical Analysis Tools You Can Use To Quantify Momentum

By: Spencer Israel “The trend is your friend.” “Don’t fight the tape.” These aren’t just old Wall Street clichés. They’re also overly simplified descriptions of one of the most tried-and-true trading strategies: momentum trading. Simply put, momentum trading is based on the fundamental idea that money can be made going long stocks (or futures, ETFs,.. Read more

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