Daryl Guppy is an independent technical analyst who appears frequently on CNBC Asia. He runs training, analysis and resource workshops for retail and professional financial market traders involved in stocks, CFDs, warrants, derivatives, futures and commodities in China, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. He has his own trading company, guppytraders.com.
A news event can trigger a rally. A leading indicator of this is a rise in volume which doesn't correspond with a rise in stock price. Today, we chart the game of Pass the Parcel. The aim is not to be left holding the stock when news is either confirmed or dismissed.
Market volume is very significant in short-term trading. The relationship between price and volume provides a guide to the type of buying or selling activity that is developing. In the first of a four-part special, Charting Asia takes a look at the Pump & Dump scheme.
The SARS plague was an Asian nightmare that threatened the world. This year brings SARS 2 – Severe American Recession Syndrome. Its heartbeat monitors are the Dow and the S&P 500. We use the monthly S&P 500 chart to measure the temperature and track the recovery.
October hasn't been a very good month for Japan's Nikkei 225 Average. And for those invested in the Nikkei, October has been nothing short of apocalyptic. A quick run through of the statistics is enough to send investors screaming for cover. But what do the charts say?
Are we there yet? That's the question on everyone's lips. People are praying for capitulation. We take a look at the charting features that will help to identify, first, the end of the market fall and second, the development of a market recovery.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its largest annual gain last year and while momentum has slowed, investors are questioning whether the rise has run its course.
As the war of words between Australian dollar bears and bulls continues charts indicate that the bears may have the right call in the short term.
Investors are wondering whether the S&P 500 can sustain its momentum amid worries that the rally in U.S. stocks may be testing its limits.
The dollar rose against the yen leading investors to question whether a sustainable uptrend is at hand or if this is another false dawn.
Daryl Guppy is an independent technical analyst who appears frequently on CNBC Asia.