Dow Theory

  1. Why You Need to Watch Small Caps (IWM)

    Small cap performance impacts broad market tone and direction while revealing important ...
  2. Is the DJ Transportation Average Headed Into ...

    The DJ Transportation Average could enter a major downtrend in 2016, dropping toward ...
  3. Do Transport Stocks Signal a U.S. Selloff?

    The Dow Jones Transportation Average index has underperformed the broader DJ Industrials ...
  4. How U.S. Election News Affects The Dow

    We explain the relationship between US politics, election news, and the performance ...
  5. How To Best Analyze Relative Strength

    Relative strength indicators measure performance between similar instruments, uncovering ...
  6. Understanding Bottoms & Bottoming Patterns

    Analysis lowers the risk of bottom picking by identifying common characteristics ...
  1. Why You Need to Watch Small Caps (IWM)

    Small cap performance impacts broad market tone and direction while revealing important ...
  2. Does the Rule of 5s Predict a Christmas Rally?

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the much referenced benchmark index for the U.S. ...
  3. How To Best Analyze Relative Strength

    Relative strength indicators measure performance between similar instruments, uncovering ...
  4. Understanding Bottoms & Bottoming Patterns

    Analysis lowers the risk of bottom picking by identifying common characteristics ...
  5. Channel Dow Jones To Tackle Transport Stocks

    Trade the Dow Jones Transportation Average directly through a traditional fund or ...
  6. Break Down Modern Market Trends To Grasp Movement

    Convergence points to dynamic conditions that can elicit strong trends while divergence ...
  1. Dow Theory

    Learn about the foundation upon which technical analysis is based.
  1. How is the Dow Jones Industrial Average used in the Dow theory?

    Discover how the Dow Jones Industrial Average is used in the Dow Theory, which is used by traders to figure out the trend ...
  2. How many components are listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

    Learn how many components comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average and understand the stock index's origins and how it is ...
  3. When was the Dow Jones Industrial Average first calculated?

    Charles Henry Dow was born on a farm in Connecticut on November 6, 1851. Farming didn't suit Charles Dow, however, so he ...
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