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How To Spot and Trade Stock Market Negative Divergences

Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2011 Feb 04, 2011 - 02:26 AM GMT

By: David_Grandey

Stock-Markets Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleWell once again it’s all about the 60-minute charts with support and resistance clearly defined. We made a move up to resistance and are now in the process of turning around here.


Let’s take a look at the RUT — Russel 2000 small cap index. We’ve talked a lot about the OTC leading both up and down over the years when actually the RUT is typically the index that really leads.

The key points in this chart are that of the Negative RS (Relative Strength) Divergence, the Pink Bear channel, the green uptrend line and the 50 day average.

Look at the RS divergence showing up in this chart (the indicator at the top) what exactly does this mean? In short it means that under the hood of that bright shinny car on the show room floor the engine isn’t firing on all cylinders.

What you see is that while the index hits a peak and registers a high on the RS the index then pulls back and makes another run to the highs only this time the RS does not confirm the highs by matching the first RS peak. Said another way- its not as broad based and strong of a move with everyone participating.

Most market peaks, highs, tops call it what you want occur like this. The when you look at a lot of names putting in double tops? The market is talking.

Moving on to the Pink lines- those are a bear channel which as the name implys is bearish in nature.

Whats interesting about it is that it also corresponds with the 50 day average and the green uptrendline which both act as a diagonal support levels if you will.

A downside break with conviction gets the ball rolling to the downside. Of course you’ll need follow through to the downside too which is what we havent been getting as of late but its gotta happen some time just as the market does every year and that is goes into a correction.

By David Grandey

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