Below are some key analysis methods for evaluating markets, securities, etc.
Dow Theory Articles
Describes Charles Dow’s famous theory of market movements in detail. In particular, this article discusses the three stages of bull and bear markets. Readers will also learn how to identify Dow Theory buy signals, sell signals, confirmations and non-confirmations.
Sector Rotation Analysis
A performance-based approach that relates the economic cycle to the relative strength of stocks in different sectors and industries.
A top-down approach to understanding the stock market through its relationships with bonds, currencies and commodities.
A visualization tool that compares bond yields of different maturities in order to determine our current position in the economic cycle.
DecisionPoint Market Analysis
The DecisionPoint Chart Gallery
A collection of market analysis indicators created by DecisionPoint for help with understanding the market’s current trend.
DecisionPoint Rydex Asset Analysis
The DecisionPoint approach to using Rydex Asset ratios to analyze market sentiment.
Wyckoff Analysis Articles
Wyckoff Market Analysis
Describes how Richard D. Wyckoff approached broad market analysis. Learn how to define the broad market trend, identify major tops and bottoms, project prices and determine price position within a move.
Wyckoff Stock Analysis
Describes how Richard D. Wyckoff picked individual stocks. Learn how to isolate the strongest groups, cherry-pick stocks within these groups and manage the trade once it is underway.
The Wyckoff Method: A Tutorial
An alternate explanation of the Wyckoff analysis method with sections on Wyckoff’s Five-Step Approach to the Market, his Price Cycle, his Supply/Demand analysis, his Buying and Selling tests and his P&F counting guide.
Elliott Wave Analysis Articles
Part 1: Introduction to Elliott Wave Theory
The terminology, waves, rules and basic concepts that define Elliott Wave Theory.
Part 2: Identifying Elliott Wave Patterns
An overview of Elliott Wave types and their identification criteria.
Part 3: Guidelines for Applying Elliott Wave Theory
Six guidelines for how to apply Elliott Wave analysis, as well as personality observations and how to mark Elliott Waves on SharpCharts.