DecisionPoint with Carl and Erin Swenlin

DecisionPoint with Carl and Erin Swenlin

A father-daughter team, Carl and Erin Swenlin demonstrate how to use the DecisionPoint Analysis Approach, an award-winning system that emphasizes the interpretation of mechanical signals generated from price trend, market conditions, momentum and sentiment measures, among others.

DecisionPoint with Carl and Erin Swenlin
  • Six Important Stocks in a Bear Market | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (01.10)

    Today, Carl takes the reigns and leads our discussion, examining how the trading environment has changed over the years and what that means for today’s markets. He analyzes the top 10 market cap stocks in the S&P 500 or the” S&P 10" and reveals six stocks in bear markets, stocks in corrections an...

  • Participation Sickly Across the Board | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (01.03)

    After reviewing the current market conditions and price charts, Carl shares a new spreadsheet summary that displays the Silver Cross Index (SCI) and Golden Cross Index (GCI) percentages for all of the sectors and major markets. He discusses the underlying fissures in the foundation. Erin points o...

  • Determining Biases in Indexes, Stocks and ETFs | Erin Swenlin

    In this episode, Erin explains how you can determine the “bias” of an index, as well as a stock or ETF. Using moving averages, participation and the Golden/Silver Cross Index for sectors and the broad market, you can determine whether the market, a sector and even a stock’s bullish or bearish bias.

  • Nasdaq "Under the Hood" | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (12.13)

    Carl reviews our exclusive DecisionPoint indicators, followed by an analysis of Bitcoin, 10-Year Treasury Yield, Bonds, Gold, Crude Oil and the Dollar. This week, he talks about participation using the Golden Cross Index (GCI) and Silver Cross Index (SCI) across the broad market indexes. Spoiler ...

  • Is Sentiment Bearish Enough? | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (12.06)

    After Carl reviews the SPY and our DecisionPoint indicators, Erin walks viewers through the sector ’candleglance” with Carl’s comments. They then roll into their Sentiment charts (put/call ratio, NAAIM Exposure and Rydex Ratio) and discuss whether sentiment was bearish enough for a market reversa...

  • Market Bias Bearish in All Timeframes | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (11.29)

    Carl walks viewers through the broad markets using the Golden Cross Index and Silver Cross Index.As part of the indicator review today, Carl and Erin discuss how to determine market bias using participation and the Golden Cross/Silver Cross Indexes. Currently, the bias is bearish in all three tim...

  • Focus on Defensive Utilities | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (11.22)

    Carl walks viewers through the market and the DecisionPoint indicators on the broad markets, as well as the S&P 400/600. Get his thoughts on shrinking participation. He covers 10-yr yield and long Bonds (TLT), along with Bitcoin, Crude Oil, Dollar and Gold. Erin shows us how to use a sector Candl...

  • Materials Breakout! Bullish ETFs/Stocks! | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (11.08)

    Carl enlightens us on the current market conditions and zeros in on Bitcoin, Gold, Oil and Bonds. Tesla (TSLA) and Nvidia (NVDA) were in the news so Carl gives us his take. The Materials sector (XLB) broke out above resistance and has brought with it plenty of opportunity! Erin zeroes in on GDX, ...

  • Is Natural Gas Prepping for a Reversal? | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (11.01.21)

    Carl and Erin give you the scoop on where the SPY might be headed based on exclusive DecisionPoint indicators. Carl also reviews Gold Miners and Bitcoin, as well as Gold, Dollar, Crude Oil and Bonds. Erin cues up the sector CandleGlance to search for strength and weakness. She shares her “Sector ...

  • Utilities is a Sleeper Sector | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (10.25)

    Carl opens the show with his take on the current market rally and reviews all of the “under the hood” indicators on the SPY. Carl and Erin comment on the health of all of the sectors. Erin takes a deep dive into the Utilities sector, where she sees momentum and participation improving. With Faceb...

  • Tech and Rare Earth Metals Very Bullish! | Erin Swenlin (10.18)

    After reviewing the DecisionPoint indicators and discussing last week’s upside climax, Erin takes a deep dive into the sectors, focusing on Technology (XLK) chart with very bullish “under the hood” indicators. She walks viewers through rare earth metals, uranium, lithium and finishes with a quick...

  • SPY Loses “Silver Cross” Buy Signal! | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (10.04)

    An eventful day of trading provides an excellent backdrop for today’s show. Carl starts with an “inside baseball” look at the small-caps vs large-caps, explaining in charts the downward pressure the mega-cap stocks are having on the broad markets. He then reviews our indicators and identifies qui...

  • Sky’s the Limit on Energy and Oil ETFs | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (09.27)

    Carl covers the major markets with a peek at mid- and small-cap ETFs. Indicators are positive, so certainly a bullish bias. There were two new IT Trend Model signal changes on XLE and XLU. Additionally, Carl and Erin review the Financial sector “under the hood.” Energy is still very bullish, as i...

  • FAANG+ Safety Net Gone! | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (09.20)

    Today’s show concentrates on what could be a Downside Exhaustion Climax. Carl covers off the broad markets and indicators with special attention to a possible exhaustion. Will it form a solid market bottom? The FAANG+ stocks (top 10 cap-weighted SPX stocks) were already showing signs of deteriora...

  • Market Climaxes Can Help You Find Key Pivot Points | Erin Swenlin (09.13)

    In this special DecisionPoint presentation, Erin discusses the concept of climax analysis. Market climaxes are important to recognize, as they generally will indicate whether the market is “initiating” a new move or if the current price move is “exhausting.” Climax analysis picks up important mar...

  • Healthcare Momentum Sleepers | Erin Swenlin (08.23)

    Today, Erin gives us an in-depth overview of the markets. Bitcoin is poised to move higher, Oil and Gold are rebounding and we have an outlook on the Dollar. She then spotlights Healthcare (XLV), Communications Services (XLC), Energy (XLE) and Utilities (XLU). To finish, she takes a look at the H...

  • Strong Industry Groups Right Now | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (08.16)

    Today, we turn our agenda upside down! Erin begins the show talking about three industry groups that have been showing new strength and a few stocks to review within those industry groups. Her “Diamond of the Week” takes advantage of momentum shifts toward defensive sectors and trades. Carl revie...

  • Stealth Correction! | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (08.09)

    Carl returns to the show and brings an interesting concept to share. Carl examines DP indicators and how they are confirming a stealth correction, as suggested by David Keller. To prove his point, he reviews stocks within the Dow 30 that did not have their 20-EMA above their 50-EMA (they’re not o...

  • Trading Room Gems | Erin Swenlin (08.02)

    Today, Erin takes the controls while Carl is out. She gives her unique insight into current market conditions and indicators. Short-term, the SPY is suspect. See why! She then brings in three stocks from the free DecisionPoint Trading Room (sign up on the decisionpoint.com homepage) that she beli...

  • Measuring Market Bias | Erin Swenlin (07.26)

    Erin takes the wheel while Carl is out for the week. Erin takes an in-depth view of the SPX and Swenlin Trading Oscillators (STOs) and covers the rally in Bitcoin, as well as a look at the prospects of Crude Oil moving forward. She then introduces DecisionPoint’s “Bias Assessment”. By comparing p...

  • Under the Hood - Sector Strength & Weakness | Carl Swenlin, Erin Swenlin (07.19)

    Carl gives us his analysis of today’s sell-off and discussed today’s Downside Exhaustion Climax, showing us what to expect from this important signal and how to identify market climaxes. Erin takes a look “under the hood” at sectors that are still showing relative strength as well as those that a...

  • Golden Cross & Silver Cross Indexes | Erin Swenlin

    Carl Swenlin developed two new indicators in 2020 that many aren’t aware of. These powerful indicators help you determine “participation” in rallies and declines within an index or sector. We can use them to determine relative strength amongst indexes and overbought/oversold conditions within tha...

  • It's All on the Chart! (12.28.20)

    In this special edition of the DecisionPoint show, Erin discusses what components are needed on your charts to give you the entire picture of a stock, ETF or index. After examining these components, Erin pulls her default charts up and explains where and how each of these components contribute to...

  • Trading Success Based on Time Horizons (12.21.20)

    Are you a trader or an investor? Do your trade frequently or are you a “buy and hold” investor? In this special episode, Erin discusses specifically which charts and indicators to use for the short-term trader, intermediate-term investor and long-term buy and hold investor. Can an investment have...