Posts filed under “Technical Analysis”

Barron’s: Buh-bye to Citibank Panic Euphoria Measure?

Am I seeing this correctly? Has Barron’s finally thrown in the towel on the Citibank Panic Euphoria measure? We have voiced our criticism of this indicator (repeatedly), which has been pinned in the Panic range for the past year or so.

For those who want a major firm substitute, allow me to suggest the following:

James Montier of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein Fear/Greed indicator

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DrKW Fear and Greed Index
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SourceThoughts from the Frontline

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Jonathan Wilmot of CSFB, which measures “Risk Appetite"

Risk Appetite: Too Soon To Panic About Euphoria

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Source: Jonathan Wilmot, CSFB

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Each of their sentiment readings actually is perceptive, swings to and fro, and has a degree of anticipatory prescience . . .

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UPDATE:  March 25, 2006, 8:52 am

Doh! Its in the print edition, but not the online version.

The Citibank Market Sentiment measure lives — and its moved into the neutral zone between panic and euphoria.

Never mind . . .

Category: Financial Press, Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis

Relative Outperformance: Low Quality Stocks

Category: Investing, Markets, Technical Analysis

Nasdaq Volume Decreasing

Category: Markets, Technical Analysis

The Single Company Magazine Cover Indicator

In the past, I have warned against relying on the magazine cover indicator for specific companies. There are some very specific caveats on this here. The reason for this is that, in my experience, the Cover Indicator is useful for determining when large social phenomena are reaching an emotional crescendo. Oftentimes, emotions take over at…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Psychology, Technical Analysis

When the trend is not your friend

Category: Politics, Technical Analysis

Watch the Block Trades

Category: Investing, Markets, Technical Analysis

Bad Moon Arising

Category: Economy, Investing, Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis, Trading

Chart of the Week: P/E Ratio: Cyclical Expansion and Contraction

Category: Technical Analysis

Qs Short Interest

Category: Markets, Technical Analysis, Trading

Understanding Fibonacci’s Relative Retracement

Category: Technical Analysis