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.

Trading Places with Tom Bowley
  • U.S. Equities Set More Records | Tom Bowley (07.27)

    Earnings continue to pour in ahead of estimates, sending major indices further into record territory. Tom focuses on a couple of key earnings-related breakouts on Monday, followed by several companies' charts that reported after the closing bell. The 3 You Must See featured 3 stocks that flashe...

  • S&P 500 Crushing Global Peers | Tom Bowley (07.22)

    Tom discusses the S&P 500's amazing ascent and how its rise compares to other major global markets. Not all stocks have been rising of late, however, so Tom highlighted 8 stocks that have cooled off and could be prepping for another meteoric rise. Earnings season is accelerating and Tom looked ...

  • S&P Thrashed As Money Rotates To Bonds | Tom Bowley (07.20)

    Tom discusses the short-term impact of Monday's steep selloff, primarily as it relates to financial, industrial, and technology stocks. Specifically, Tom provides his buys vs. sells while reviewing the charts of several autos and retailers. He wraps up the show with his 3 You Must See.

  • Cracks in the Bulls' Foundation | Tom Bowley (07.15)

    Tom walks you through several charts, suggesting that U.S. equities could be vulnerable to choppiness or even outright selling in the near-term, though he maintains his very bullish stance longer-term. Also, options expiration Friday creates opportunities and this once-a-month phenomenon is no e...

  • Treasury Yields Tumble, Stocks Set New Records | Tom Bowley (07.08)

    The 10-year treasury yield ($TNX) fell significantly for the second day in a row, but that rotation to safety did little to halt the U.S. equity market rally as both the NASDAQ and S&P 500 ended the session in record high territory. Tom discussed the historical relationship between the direction...

  • Technology and Discretionary Leading Again | Tom Bowley (07.06)

    True to form, technology (XLK) and consumer discretionary (XLY) have broken out during the current pre-earnings advance. Both the NASDAQ and S&P 500 set new all-time high closes on Friday and Tom discusses the state of key sentiment readings during the advance. Three recent breakouts are highlig...

  • S&P 500 Record Highs Roll On | Tom Bowley (07.01)

    Tom highlights the year-to-date sector returns that have helped produce record S&P 500 highs throughout the first half of the year. A few industry groups that have lagged recently may be poised to lead again, so Tom pointed those out in addition to individual stocks within those industry groups ...

  • Cruise Lines Sink As S&P 500 Sets Record | Tom Bowley (06.29)

    Carnival Corp (CCL) delivered a disappointing quarterly report, which led to weakness in recreational services ($DJUSRQ). Tom discusses the industry chart, as well as the three big cruise line charts. Materials stocks continue to suffer as Tom points out 10 to be very careful with. Then three ...

  • 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.