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

A 5-month cycle going back to last spring appears to be repeating.
Complacency, as measured by the VIX, warns of a very overbought situation.
If/when the Dow hits 20,000, it may hang around that area for a protracted period.
Two gold stocks to consider in light of market conditions.
Tight trading ranges after a long advance, as we've had, often signals a downturn.

Market Freezes in Its Tracks Real Money Pro($)

The question should be 'Will the market go higher?' -- not by how much.
Financial stocks that led the advance may be the first down the slide.

Markets Overbought, Near a Top Real Money Pro($)

Investors worried about investor euphoria should consider a gold producer like Newmont Mining.
The charts suggest that a pullback may be beginning so here are two ways to benefit from that.
A 16-4 winning streak looks unsustainable for much longer.

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