Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Trading Places with Tom Bowley

Get ahead of the markets before the open as Tom Bowley charts you through the pre-market action on "Trading Places". A veteran short-term momentum trader, Tom showcases his focus on earnings and relative strength, combining fundamentals and technicals to deliver a stronger approach to the markets. He'll guide you to the leaders and show you how he's trading the latest charts.

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Trading Places with Tom Bowley
  • Return to Growth Stocks is Accelerating | Tom Bowley (06.24)

    Tom shows how to use the RSI to identify up-trending/down-trending markets, sectors, stocks, and ratios. Specifically, the growth vs. value (IWF:IWD) ratio appears to be confirming a new uptrend. While energy appears to be in a potential topping process, Tom identifies a dozen solid breakout st...

  • Dow vs. S&P - Will The Real Head Fake Please Stand Up? | Tom Bowley (06.22)

    Tom points out two key charts, highlighting the Dow Jones' and S&P 500's recovery of Friday's big losses - but will the rebound stick? He discusses 8 industry groups in consumer discretionary - the way these 8 break will dictate the short-term fate of discretionary stocks. The 3 You Must See fe...

  • Fed Speaks, But What Does It Mean? | Tom Bowley (06.17)

    Tom discusses the day's big event, the FOMC meeting, as stocks wobble and then regain their footing. Tom breaks down the initial winners and losers of the Fed's policy statement, including those sectors and industry groups that reacted both positively and negatively to this news. He wraps up th...

  • Is Software Back In Charge? | Tom Bowley (06.15)

    Tom discusses a few interesting industry groups - both bullish and bearish - that you might consider as we move into the second half of June. Another key inflation report will be out on Tuesday, but the market is acting as if there's not an inflation care in the world. Tom shows how he looks fo...

  • Health Care Stocks Begin To Lead | Tom Bowley (06.10)

    Tom discusses several reasons why the S&P 500 rally is likely to continue longer-term. In the short-term, however, the defensive health care sector is performing extremely well as Tom breaks down the group's strength. Gamestop Corp (GME), one of the leading meme stocks, reported earnings after ...

  • Is Inflation A Big Problem? | Tom Bowley (06.08)

    Tom reminds everyone to keep watching the U.S. Dollar as it has implications with respect to inflation expectations. A falling dollar can increase the inflationary pressures, while a rising dollar has the opposite effect. Tom provides the chart he uses to monitor the likely direction of the dol...

  • The Short Squeeze Trade is Back! | Tom Bowley (06.03)

    Tom discusses the short squeeze stocks that roared on Wednesday and a few possibilities for further big-time gains. He then combined 52-week highs and reversing candles to scan for stocks that have likely topped. After reviewing a few after-hours earnings reports, Tom wrapped up the show with h...

  • Should We Expect A June Swoon? | Tom Bowley (06.01)

    Tom discusses Friday's action, which capped off a month that was relatively unchanged. But does that bode well for June? Well, history provides us a few clues and Tom explains what we might expect. After reviewing a few key upcoming earnings reports this week, Tom provides 3 charts You Must See.

  • Keep Your Eyes On These Industries | Tom Bowley (05.27)

    Tom discusses the sector rotation happening in the market using RRG Charts. One of the main focuses being the Energy Sector (XLE) as it has been weakening in recent weeks. Will it turn back up? A lot depends on the Dollar (USD) and what happens with its relative strength.

  • S&P 500 Poised For New Records Ahead | Tom Bowley (05.25)

    Tom discusses Monday's bullish action, including his belief that the S&P 500 could be poised for yet another breakout ahead. He reviews the 11 sectors on a relative strength basis, then highlights several "momentum sleepers" to keep an eye on in the financial and materials sectors. Tom wraps up...

  • Options Expiration Drives Strong Sectors Lower | Tom Bowley (05.20)

    Tom reviews the intraday rotation towards the NASDAQ and growth stocks. He explains why options expiration week is so important for short-term traders, highlighting reasons for weakness in energy and materials. After covering a few earnings reports in after hours, Tom wraps up the show with the...

  • Energy Is On A Hot Streak | Tom Bowley (05.18)

    Tom discusses the action on Monday, before analyzing the metals' charts during Talking Technically. He breaks down the red-hot energy sector before wrapping up the show with upcoming earnings reports and the 3 You Must See.

  • Inflation Fears Spark Huge Selloff | Tom Bowley (05.13)

    Tom discusses the state of our key indices and the potential impact of inflation pressures building in this episode of Trading Places LIVE. After reviewing a couple of key earnings reports after hours, he analyzes three of the FAANG stocks in his 3 You Must See.

  • NASDAQ Meltdown Reaches Fever Pitch | Tom Bowley (05.11)

    Tom discusses the stock market weakness across the globe and sees plenty of ominous reversing candlesticks, likely marking a short-term U.S. market top. Key earnings after hours were mixed as Tom reviews 8 charts, 4 with very bullish after hours reactions, and 4 with the opposite. The show wrap...

  • Value Is Crushing Growth | Tom Bowley (05.06)

    Tom discusses the key ratio (IWF:IWD) in following the growth vs. value rotation and why it's so important. He then shows 12 charts of companies that have raised their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years. During Earnings Spotlight, Tom covers PYPL, ETSY, QLYS, among others, before divin...

  • Comparing The S&P 500 To Prior Bull Markets | Tom Bowley (05.04)

    Tom looks at channels from the 1950s/1960s and also from the 1980s/1990s, then compares those secular bull markets to what we're seeing today. He then walks everyone through the health care sector, looking for opportunities in the days and weeks ahead. Tom wraps up with the 3 You Must See.

  • Small Caps Are Ready To Shine | Tom Bowley (04.29)

    Tom explains why he believes the U.S. Dollar is giving everyone a head fake to the downside during Talking Technically, then summarizes key relative ratios highlighting a potential small cap surge. After a discussion of Apple's (AAPL) strong earnings (and other key earnings reports as well), Tom...

  • NASDAQ Pattern is Very Bullish | Tom Bowley (04.27.21)

    Tom reviews two bullish patterns taking place simultaneously on the NASDAQ chart before highlighting a new feature at EarningsBeats.com - an earnings spreadsheet to summarize all of the key earnings reactions throughout earnings season. He then discusses a few earnings reports after the bell, in...

  • Consumer Discretionary Regaining Leadership Role | Tom Bowley (04.22)

    Tom explains why he believes consumer discretionary holds the key to this secular bull market advance in the near-term. Two stocks are primarily responsible for this group and both are showing very bullish characteristics. Want a recap of the day's earnings? Tom shows you a ChartList that sum...

  • Is the S&P 500 the Next Rotation Candidate? | Tom Bowley (04.20)

    We've seen tons of rotation in U.S. equities in recent months, so is it time for the S&P 500 to give up its leadership role? Maybe. Tom provides a key area of support to watch on the S&P 500. If that fails, further selling could follow with money perhaps rotating into other key indices. Tom e...

  • 4 Strengthening Industry Groups FAIL | Tom Bowley (04.15)

    What a difference a day makes! One day after key industry groups broke out to lead growth stocks higher, the market completely shifted gears. Growth no longer worked and value was back in style. Tom highlighted those reversing charts and then suggested possible downside targets short-term for ...

  • Aggressive Sectors Remain Strong | Tom Bowley (04.13)

    Tom discusses the possible impact of a scary headline number for CPI on Tuesday, before illustrating the strong technical picture for technology, consumer discretionary, and the other aggressive sectors. There are several industry groups showing leadership that Tom highlights during Industry Str...

  • NASDAQ Big Boys Provide Renewed Leadership | Tom Bowley (04.08)

    Tom points out that the FAANG stocks and other large cap NASDAQ stocks are once again showing nice leadership, a very bullish development for the market as a whole. Renewable energy and auto names, former market leaders, have been struggling though. Tom shows you what it will take to get them r...

  • All-Time High Records Shattered | Tom Bowley (04.06)

    Tom discusses the all-time high closes on the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indices, along with consumer discretionary (XLY) and communication services (XLC). In addition, he reviews the FAANG stocks and their renewed strength. He ends the show with a brief earnings update and the 3 You Must See.