Arms is a renowned stock market technician. He invented the Arms Index (often referred to as the TRIN), which has become a mainstay of market analysis, appearing daily in The Wall Street Journal and weekly in Barron's. Arms also developed the widely used technical method Equivolume Charting.Expand

Since 1996, Arms has been publishing the Arms Advisory newsletter for money managers and financial institutions. He also has authored five books, including Stop and Make Money: How to Profit in the Stock Market Using Volume and Stop Orders, Profits in Volume and Trading Without Fear, and has been honored with the Market Technicians' Award for Lifetime Contribution to Technical Analysis. Earlier in his career, he was a retail broker for 15 years at E.F. Hutton and, later, managed an institutional portfolio with assets of about $150 million.Collapse

And both red crosses and red-black reversals have been seen in the last few days.
| Aug 27, 2015
| 1:15 PM EDT
Bob Pisani of CNBC cited the Arms Index in his market commentary on Power Lunch just a few minutes ago to illu...
Many high-quality stocks now look like bargains
We are nearing a time to again ignore popular opinion.
Short-term and long-term signals warn of more sliding.
And let's look at the charts for Hanesbrands and Intel.
The last two days have changed the entire structure of the markets.
The Arms Index suggests yesterday's momentum will not carry very far.
Complacency like this is usually seen at market tops.
If a rally does not materialize here it will be a very bearish sign.

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