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

One key to the timing of a rally, which could last a number of weeks, is the price of oil.

This Doesn't Smell Like Panic Real Money Pro($)

Be ready to jump in, as a profitable turn could be close at hand.
They're normal, and it doesn't appear to be too late to come in on the long side for a short-term profit.
Monday's lull looks like a buying opportunity, but traders should not overstay their positions.
A rebound would be expected to continue, but early overbought signals suggest caution is in order.
An upturn likely won't be much more than a pause in a market that has turned weak.
Let the market tell us when the selling has become extreme. 
A shorter timeframe analysis confirms that traders should be extremely cautious on a longer-term basis.
A look at market cycles since 1950 show that we could be heading into a serious downtrend.
They suggest inaction until we get new evidence of the market's direction in 2016.

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