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

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Pullback in major banks may be important sign of weakness that can move to all markets.
Usually this is a warning of an imminent downtrend.
And this could be the start of a larger decline for the market.
There has been a very narrow trading range and a lack of price movement.
There have got to be some levels of resistance around here someplace.
Steel and iron stocks could make interesting speculative plays.
Monday's market drop could mean recent advance is a thing of the past.
I am reluctant to call this a breakout, and am willing to sit back and wait.
Consider shorting UnitedHealth Group at current levels.
A 5-month cycle going back to last spring appears to be repeating.

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