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

Movement has become difficult after weeks of advances, which suggests a downturn may be near.
Low volume, small trading ranges and small differences between the opening and close are the norm.
Also, charts for Tesla and Sirius XM.
Small trading ranges and the lack of progress we're seeing are earmarks of the topping-out process.
Risks far outweigh the possible rewards of buying into late bullishness.
We have a market that is saying it is headed lower.
Every small wave between last summer's pullback and subsequent rise is similar to action this year.
The lack of fear, by way of the VIX, speaks volumes about where the market is headed.
Also, charts for Boeing and Citigroup.
The implication of our volume methodology is that we are close to a downturn.

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