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Leader Stocks Tend to Lead Broad Market Advances

InvestorEducation / Learn to Trade Sep 29, 2007 - 11:17 AM GMT

By: Marty_Chenard

InvestorEducation Be a kid and play follow the Leader for stock market profits ... Remember when you were a kid and played "follow the leader"? The leader would jump, run, and often do body contortions that you were supposed to repeat or get knocked out of the game.


The stock market also plays "follow the leader".  In today's chart, we will show you our current Leadership Index Ratio.  It measures how far Leader stocks are ahead of the Broad market stocks.

A positive Leadership stock ratio means that the "leaders" are out in front of the pack, and the followers are right behind them.  A positive Leadership Ratio means that these stocks are leading the market upward in a rally. 

When the Leadership Ratio goes negative, then the Leaders retreat from the game and the followers (Broad market stocks) also quit and leave the game.  When this happens, stocks start down trending and pull back.

Check the chart below to see how the market rallies when the Leadership Stock Ratio is high and strong.  Also note how the market pulls back when the Leaders retreat into negative territory.

(The Leadership Stock Ratio is just one of the market gauges that we post every day on our paid subscriber sites.)

By Marty Chenard
http://www.stocktiming.com/

Please Note: We do not issue Buy or Sell timing recommendations on these Free daily update pages . I hope you understand, that in fairness, our Buy/Sell recommendations and advanced market Models are only available to our paid subscribers on a password required basis. Membership information

Marty Chenard is the Author and Teacher of two Seminar Courses on "Advanced Technical Analysis Investing", Mr. Chenard has been investing for over 30 years. In 2001 when the NASDAQ dropped 24.5%, his personal investment performance for the year was a gain of 57.428%. He is an Advanced Stock Market Technical Analyst that has developed his own proprietary analytical tools.  As a result, he was out of the market two weeks before the 1987 Crash in the most recent Bear Market he faxed his Members in March 2000 telling them all to SELL.  He is an advanced technical analyst and not an investment advisor, nor a securities broker.

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