DecisionPoint Trading Room

DecisionPoint Trading Room

A father-daughter team, Carl and Erin Swenlin, showcase their trading in action using DecisionPoint timing signals and indicators to find the strongest possible investment opportunities while simultaneously limiting risk exposure.

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  • New Golden and Silver Cross Indexes | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (01.30)

    Carl opens with an introduction to new data sets for Regional Banks (KRE), Semiconductors (SMH), Biotechs (IBB) and Retail (XRT). The new Golden Cross/Silver Cross Index and additional breadth data tell a different story than relative strength studies. Erin concentrates on Financials and deep div...

  • What's Up with These Yields? | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (01.23)

    Carl explores how yields are calculated with a few examples of yields that don’t seem ‘right’. He demonstrates how to add dividends and splits to your charts. Erin focuses in on two sectors that are leading the pack and what that means for the rest of the market. She discusses how to use relative...

  • Top Sectors & Industry Groups | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (01.09)

    Carl opens the show with a reprise of his Tesla (TSLA) versus Bitcoin discussion and the uncanny similarities as far as gains, losses, and price pattern, in spite of not really being related at all. Erin teases out the most bullish sectors and walks through their industry groups to find hidden st...

  • Silver Cross Index Warning Signals | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (12.19)

    In this episode, Carl reignites his discussion on watershed events, showing us how the Hunt Brothers' attempt to corner the market in Silver also raised Gold prices to historic levels. Of course, we know how this ended… not well for investors in Gold and Silver, who weren’t savvy to the changes i...

  • Watershed Events in Gold & Crypto | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (12.12)

    Today, Carl opens the show by discussing “watershed events”. Using Gold as an example, he then moves into Crypto. Parabolics are an earmark of these events, but catching them early is key. Erin reviews the sectors and gives you the number one sector to consider right now. They both discuss Crude ...

  • Overbought/Oversold Momentum | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (12.05)

    To start today’s trading room, Carl answers the question: “How do we find overbought/oversold levels on the PMO?“. Both discuss rounded tops found throughout the market. Additionally, they talk the importance of knowing the trend and condition of the market above all else.

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  • How Falling Wedges Work | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (11.28)

    Today, Carl begins the Trading Room with a discussion on what falling wedge chart patterns are and why they have the expectation of an upside conclusion. Erin and Carl both review how exponential moving averages (EMAs) work and why they prefer them. Erin performs a thorough review of all of the s...

  • Crypto Debacle | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (11.21)

    Carl starts the show with a look at Bitcoin alongside the market overview. Erin finds two sectors with promise, as well as a review of the groups within. They finish with discussions on some viewer symbol requests!

  • Market Still Holding Up | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (11.07)

    Carl gives us his perspective on why this bear market bottom is different than prior bear market rallies. What is keeping him bullish? He and Erin look talk about the VIX and the current fear factor (or lack there of). Erin talks Natural Gas and Marine Transport stocks FLNG and DLNG. She also doe...

  • Silver Cross Index Crossovers | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (10.31)

    Carl and Erin discuss their study of the Silver Cross Index (SCI) positive and negative crossovers and how they are helping determine not only bias, but possible entries/exits in the market as a whole. Carl covers the bullish behavior on DP indicators that continues into this bear market rally, w...

  • Confidence in This Rally | The DecisionPoint Trading Room (10.24)

    Carl opened the trading room with a discussion about Bonds and the 60/40 ratio. He gave us a peek at his High Yielder ChartList and covered the major markets. Erin dove into the Industrials and Consumer Staples sectors and found the industry groups you should watch this week. Then they discussed ...

  • Walk Through the Dow | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (10.17)

    After looking closely at the market and new positive divergences on DecisionPoint indicators, Carl opens a CandleGlance of the Dow 30 and discusses which stocks look the most encouraging. Erin dives into four sectors and their industry groups to find the best strength and takes symbol requests, i...

  • What is a Market Climax? | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (10.10)

    Carl goes into detail on how DecisionPoint Climax Analysis works in his review of the current markets. Climax identification can give you clues into market behavior for the next few days, but it is more than that. Meanwhile, Erin covers sectors and dives into industry groups of interest. Both rev...

  • Bear Market Rally Ahead | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (10.03)

    Carl discusses the implications of short-term vs. intermediate-term indicators' reactions to last week’s rally and what they will likely look like after today’s rally. Good stuff on the charts right now! Erin dives into key sectors showing new momentum and takes your symbol requests.

  • Carl Explains the VIX | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (09.26)

    In this week's trading room, Carl reacts to a viewer question about why he thinks the market will likely retrace 55% or more from the bull market high. He focuses on earnings, which he goes through in detail. We also got a bonus discussion on how the VIX works! Why is it a measure of fear? How do...

  • Home Affordability Down 50% | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (09.19)

    Carl takes an in-depth look at the damaging mortgage rates and their effect on home buyers. He gives his unique perspective on overall market conditions and discusses the “Golden Cross” Index and “Silver Cross” Index for the SPY, Nasdaq and Dow. Erin takes us on a trip through the Energy and Uti...

  • S&P “Ten” Leading the Market? | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (09.12)

    Carl covers what the market was up to and reviews Friday’s indicators. He looks at the top ten capitalized stocks in the S&P to see which, if any, were leading the market higher. Apple (AAPL) is a big part of that discussion! Erin dives into various sectors “under the hood” and finds some interes...

  • Dividend Investing | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (08.29)

    Carl opens the trading room with a discussion regarding the benefits of dividend investing, particularly once we finally begin seeing an end to the current bear market conditions. He gives us his perspective on today’s market action and indicators. Erin looks at the Energy sector, Industrials and...

  • DP Indicators Called It! | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (08.22)

    Carl opens this week's show by covering the major markets and asset classes. He reviews the mega-cap stocks that are leading the market lower. DP indicators came through on warning that there was trouble ahead; Carl explains how and why. Both Carl and Erin explain why they believe EMAs are far su...

  • Gold vs. Gold Miners & Silver | Carl Swenlin & Erin Swenlin (08.08)

    Carl talks about the market conditions and trends, then dives into the metals and discusses possible entries. He explains how to use premium/discounts to determine sentiment for Gold and Silver. He also covers yield inversions. Erin gives the sector overview and dives into Biotechs and Renewable ...