Halftime by Chaikin Analytics

Halftime by Chaikin Analytics

Pete Carmasino guides you through the middle of the trading day by using a top down approach to analyze the current market action. Starting with a market overview, drilling down into the sectors and then highlighting specific stocks within those sectors.

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  • It's A Mixed Bag Of Performers | Pete Carmasino (12.05)

    It's a bit of an ugly market today. Dow is down over 400 points, Nasdaq down about 1.5% Russell Down 2.4%. It has been an interesting last 2-3 months with seeing some names really rise in the face of uncertainty and looking at the market reassessing some things.

    Twitter: @PeteCarma...

  • Cautiously Optimistic | Pete Carmasino (11.28)

    Pete gives a run down of the current markets which appear to be taking a break from a pretty good run in the last month. With industrials and materials still looking strong, he's feeling cautiously optimistic as he goes through the sector rotation today.

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  • Putting Interest Rates Into Perspective | Pete Carmasino (11.14)

    Lately it seems like it's more of the same - treasuries are mostly weaker, interest rates rising, bond prices falling, tech running into headwinds. Rinse and repeat. Today Pete covers a high level overview of the sectors, and discusses interest rates and the effects on the markets.

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  • Be Selective and Protect Yourself! | Pete Carmasino (11.07)

    Pete is back with his take on the current bear market rally, including the volatility and some unusual breakouts in stocks. The message for today is to be selective in the stocks you focus on and the ones you are looking to take exposure on, while protecting yourself from the downside.

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  • Possible Setups in the FANG Plus Index | Pete Carmasino (10.17)

    With earnings season kicking in, Pete takes a macro view of the market and interest rates today. He then shares some the FANG+ index mega-cap names that have been beat down, and what could be setting up going forward.

  • Longer Rallies = Longer Sell Offs | Pete Carmasino (10.10)

    Pete takes a macro view look at the markets today, including an acquired target level for TLT. He also covers some charts that are continuing to break down in this bear market.

  • Markets Can Move Lower | Pete Carmasino (09.26)

    Looking at the macros view of the markets. Review of the US dollar, 10- Interest Rates.
    Also, review of the TLT, SPY, and QQQ ETFs.

    Twitter: @PeteCarmasino ( https://twitter.com/petecarmasino )


  • Path of Least Resistance is Lower | Pete Carmasino (09.19)

    Pete covers what he's seeing in the markets today, starting from a macro view. Markets are in a down trend, and the path of least resistance is lower. Though there are some areas of the market that are worth looking at, but there is a fight between short term interest rates and taking a risk in t...

  • One Step Forward, Two Steps Back | Pete Carmasino (09.12)

    On this Monday afternoon show, Pete covers the action and highlights the anticipation of the CPI. Inflation has come down a bit mostly due to lower gas rates, but the housing market is coming in lower and mortgage applications are diving due to higher rates. This is one step forward, two steps ba...

  • Investors on Edge After Powell Remarks | Pete Carmasino (08.29)

    After a market recap and news highlights, Pete takes a look at some names that are breaking down. It's been a rough couple of trading days, with markets still under pressure from Friday's big down day, Pete points out the different technical levels he has previously highlighted that are now playi...

  • Markets Fool Short-Term Investors | Pete Carmasino (08.22)

    Before diving into the markets for the day, Pete discusses risk-on vs risk-off, strategic vs. tactical thinking, and how he sees things playing out in the markets. In his overview and market notes, Pete highlights the market's tendency to fool short-term investors, and a possible disconnect betwe...

  • Triple Top Breakouts | Pete Carmasino (08.08)

    Pete covers current market conditions and then moves into demonstrating ways to incorporate the Chaikin Analytics rating into StockCharts ACP via the Chaikin Analytics plugin. The Chaikin plugin combines fundamentals and technicals to give you a comprehensive rating on stocks that you are looking...

  • Start of a Follow Through Week? Or Not? | Pete Carmasino (08.01)

    Markets rallied over 4% last week and this morning the follow through looks healthy… but as headwinds lurk, the questions remain, should this rally be faded, or traded on a pullback?
    I wish I had the answer, but it is impossible to know, just follow trends and stick with disciplined exposure and ...

  • Bullish Opportunities in Small-Caps | Pete Carmasino (07.25)

    After a market overview, Pete focuses on small-caps and commodities today. Taking a broad based view on commodities, we're seeing prices pull-in which is what he thinks the whole idea of controlling inflation is all about.

    Twitter: @PeteCarmasino ( https://twitter.com/petecarmasino ...

  • Markets Are Risk-On | Pete Carmasino (07.18)

    Overall markets in general have been in a broad risk-on trade, even natural gas is rallying today. Coming from oversold levels, obviously consensus has swung from the fear of interest rate hikes, but we're not out of the woods yet with more hikes expected in the near future. Today Pete takes a lo...

  • Opportunities in Renewable Energy | Pete Carmasino (06.27)

    Markets are off to a mixed start as Pete starts the show today, but there's really no narrative for a move higher other than the oversold conditions and some re-balancing. A lot of push-pull from energy, recession talk, inflation, and rising rates, are all contributing to the headwinds. To suss o...

  • The Rip Tide of Bullish Percent | Pete Carmasino (06.13)

    Pete takes a look at current market conditions and highlights the "rip-tide" that is occurring under the surface as the bullish percent continues it's trend lower. Sentiment has continued to see-saw back and forth between neutral and bear, while bullish sentiment is back to being unusually low.


  • Natural Gas is Still On Fire! | Pete Carmasino (06.06)

    Pete is switching it up this week and takes a look at current market conditions. He first focuses on the new highs in natural gas, and then turns his attention to the major indices including SPY, QQQ, IWM, and DIA. He then covers some screening capabilities available on the Chaikin platform and d...

  • Taking a Weight of the Evidence Approach | Pete Carmasino

    Pete focuses on scans and screeners this week. Identifying trends using multiple pieces of information, a "weight of the evidence" approach, allows you to harness the power of technicals and fundamentals combined. Pete shares technical scans that can lead you down the path of good technical setup...

  • Putting a Spotlight on Semiconductor Stocks | Pete Carmasino (12.06)

    This week Pete takes a look at the equal-weighted S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD) and explains why he's looking at it. Then Pete highlights a cool way that he finds names with signals showing they are oversold, and then some names showing the opposite signals on the downside.

  • Breakouts in Health Care | Pete Carmasino (08.09)

    Pete covers the current mid-day market action. U.S. equities are mostly lower while value and growth are in line again - strangely working together and not against each other as they usually do. In the health care sector Pete is takes a look at two very bullish names and two that are experiencing...