Next Level Charting with Arthur Hill, CMT
Designed to help you step up your analysis process, “Next Level Charting” shows you how to combine classical charting techniques with quantitative insights. Join renowned technician Arthur Hill as he puts his systematic approach on display, demonstrating how to analyze charts objectively, separate robust assessments from suspect assumptions, and apply an evidence-driven approach to the markets.
How You Can Improve Signal Performance | Arthur Hill, CMT (12.22.22)
The 200-day SMA is one of the most popular and effective moving averages for long-term timing, but it is prone to whipsaws that detract from performance. Chartists can improve signal performance with smoothing and signal filters. This video will show some examples using the S&P 500 and quantify t...
My Favorite SMA Cross For The S&P 500 | Arthur Hill, CMT
The 200-day SMA is the hot topic this year as the S&P 500 crosses above and below this key metric. Today's video will tests signals based on crosses of the 200-day and quantify results. We will then test some different SMA combos and reveal my favorite. Testing will also extend to QQQ, MDY and IW...
Superior Pullback Trading Strategies | Arthur Hill, CMT
Trading in the direction of the bigger trend is as classic as it gets when it comes to strategies. Today's video will show how the use the Trend Composite for trend identification and the Momentum Composite to find setups in the direction of the bigger trend. We will also show the five indicators...
Ranking And Filtering Signals With StochClose | Arthur Hill, CMT
Today's video will show how to use StochClose for ranking ETFs and filtering trend signals. Sometimes we have more signals than portfolio spots and need to choose. StochClose quantifies price performance and we can compare StochClose values to separate the leaders from the laggards.
Breaking Down The Trend Composite | Arthur Hill, CMT
The Trend Composite is my go-to indicator for trend signals and staying on the right side of the trend. Today's video will break down the indicators driving this indicator. We will then look at recent signals in QQQ, IGV, XLE and KRE, and finish with an overview of signals for stocks in the S&P 5...
Trend-Following: Theory, Expectations and Reality - Special | Arthur Hill, CMT
Trend-following is a systematic and rules-based strategy for trading in the direction of the underlying trend. Trend-following strategies originated in the commodity markets and benefited from broad diversification. These strategies can also be applied to stocks, however, some adjustments are nee...
Small-Caps Lag as Clean Energy ETFs Come Alive | Arthur Hill, CMT (10.28)
Small-caps and micro-caps continue to drag their feet as large-caps hit new highs and continue to lead. We can blame this on the largest small-cap sector and its subset. Elsewhere, Clean Energy ETFs are coming alive with new trend signals. We will also break down the StochClose trend indicator an...
Watch These New Trend Signals In ARK ETFs | Arthur Hill, CMT
Today's show starts with an overview of StochClose, which is a trend-following indicator. We will then show some signal examples, both good and bad, as well as some backtest results. Attention then turns to the recent signals for five ARK ETFs.
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Gold and The 200-Day Cross | Arthur Hill, CMT
The Gold SPDR crossed above the 200-day SMA last week and the 200-day EMA earlier this month. Which one worked better in the past? Today we will put these moving averages to the test, show how to improve performance and chart the difference between two SMAs on StockCharts ACP. I will also show my...
Filtering Noise with Heikin-Ashi | Arthur Hill, CMT (03.18)
Price charts for ETFs based on Asian stocks are often filled with gaps and noise. Chartists can filter these gaps and noise by using Heikin-Ashi candlesticks, which use average prices from two periods. Today's video will show how to chart Heikin-Ashi candlesticks and show some bullish setups brew...
Are you using Moving Averages Correctly? | Arthur Hill, CMT (02.25)
The 50 and 200 day simple moving averages are the two most widely used moving averages, but they should be used in very different ways. One works great as a trend-following indicator and the other is better suited for mean-reversion opportunities. Today we will backtest these moving averages over...
Timing Pullbacks and Bounces Within Uptrends | Arthur Hill, CMT (02.11)
Trading in the direction of the bigger trend is the theme today. I will highlight setups in ETFs related to industrial metals, energy and airlines. We will start with some basic trend metrics and use RSI to define oversold conditions. Attention then turns to price patterns and StochRSI to transit...
What Do Seasonal Trends Say for February? | Arthur Hill, CMT (02.04)
Seasonal patterns complement chart analysis. Even though price action and trend are still the most important analytical factors, seasonal patterns can add weight to bullish or bearish arguments when they jibe with price analysis. Today we will look at seasonal patterns since 1950, show how season...
Indicator Edge Plug-In Examples | Arthur Hill, CMT
Today's episode covers live examples for all ten indicators in the Indicator Edge Plug-In for StockCharts ACP. The Moving Average Trend captured a steady uptrend in Wal-mart since August 2018. RSI Trend-Range captured two strong moves in Nvidia since September 2019. Normalized ROC triggered a bea...