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
  • How to Spot a Market Bottom | Tom Bowley (05.12)

    Tom discusses the current bear market behavior, comparing the current version to 1990, when similar issues were present. He illustrates what to look for when the S&P 500 bottoms later this year. Tom provides a quick earnings update, before wrapping up with the 3 You Must See.

  • S&P 500 Breaks Below 4000 | Tom Bowley (05.10)

    Tom highlights the S&P 500 on 3 different time frames and points out a likely rebound point on these charts. Sentiment remains problematic and Tom explains why, before wrapping up the show with several weak earnings reports and the 3 You Must See.

  • Equities Soar After Fed Meeting! | Tom Bowley (05.05)

    Tom discusses the market's reaction to the latest Fed meeting, including a breakdown of the technology sector. After highlighting a few key earnings reports from Wednesday's after hours session, Tom wraps the show up with his 3 You Must See.

  • Extreme Bearish Sentiment Could Mark Bottom | Tom Bowley (05.03)

    Tom highlights the growing bearishness in the options world and also illustrates what happens historically when the Volatility Index ($VIX) reaches the mid-30s. He then shows how he uses a unique Upcoming Earnings ChartList to determine which companies are showing unusually strong relative stren...

  • Earnings Leave U.S. Equities Mixed | Tom Bowley (04.28)

    Tom highlights the pause in the latest market downtrend as earnings and market action were both mixed. Several key ratios, however, have broken down once again, and will likely lead to further selling ahead in our major indices. Tom discusses several earnings reports in after hours Wednesday, b...

  • Big Reversal, But Expect Further Weakness Ahead | Tom Bowley (04.26)

    Tom discusses the reversal and solid action in key groups on Monday. However, he looks at those same key groups on longer-term charts and doesn't like the setup. Tom also zips through all 30 Dow Jones component stocks, trying to separate the good from the bad. He wraps up the show with the 3 Y...

  • Netflix Triggers NASDAQ Slide | Tom Bowley (04.21)

    Tom discusses Wednesday's action, including the divergence in consumer stocks. Staples appear to be under significant accumulation, while discretionary is being distributed. Tom illustrates how you can use candlesticks to decipher this information. He then quickly points out the strong Dow Jon...

  • Sentiment Says We're Going Lower | Tom Bowley (04.19)

    Tom recapped Monday's uneventful action before diving into the S&P 500, looking at how sentiment stacks up. Unfortunately, sentiment has headed in the wrong direction and likely will need to be corrected. Tom points out the level at which U.S. equities could receive the "coast is clear" signal....

  • Great Day, But A MAJOR Problem Looms | Tom Bowley (04.14)

    Tom discusses the solid stock market action on Wednesday, but still sees one MAJOR problem as he looks ahead. During Break It Down, Tom looks at all of the consumer staples' industry groups, pointing out leadership there. He wraps the show up with a review of aggressive stocks during his 3 You ...

  • S&P 500 Loses Neckline Support | Tom Bowley (04.12)

    Tom discusses the bearish action from Monday, highlighting the S&P 500's head & shoulders breakdown. He also shows a key breakdown in bitcoin as well, before discussing the accumulation/distribution line clues on the QQQ. To wrap up the show, Tom analyzes very aggressive trade candidates in the...

  • S&P 500 Rallies Late, But It's Not Enough | Tom Bowley (04.07)

    Tom discusses higher interest rates and the likely impact ahead. He provides his technical outlook for the S&P 500 based off of not only current technical conditions on that chart, but also his review of critical intermarket relationships. He offers up perspective while reviewing a 100-year qua...

  • Growth Stocks Lead The Charge | Tom Bowley (04.05)

    Tom discusses the reemergence of growth stocks into a leadership role and what that could mean for U.S. equities throughout the balance of 2022. Also, as earnings season approaches, which banks might be ready to deliver better-than-expected results? Tom then highlights a scan he likes to find s...

  • Don't Hold Leveraged ETFs Long-Term! | Tom Bowley (03.29)

    Tom discusses yet another rally on Wall Street as our major indices approach key overhead price resistance. He then highlights prior cyclical bear markets and what those subsequent rallies looked like, before pointing out the dangers of holding leveraged ETFs longer-term. Tom wraps up the show ...

  • Are We Starting The Next Leg Lower? | Tom Bowley (03.24)

    Tom points out that the S&P 500 broke its 6-day streak of higher highs and higher lows on Wednesday and what to look for next. Also, he recaps the home construction area after a dismal February new home sales report. Finally, Tom breaks down one of the most influential sectors of the market - c...

  • S&P 500 Hesitates At 20-Week EMA | Tom Bowley (03.22)

    Tom points out that the huge options-related advance from last week has left us at key moving average resistance. He reviews the S&P 500 over 3 different time frames, discussing the key levels to watch that would turn the 2022 downtrend into more of a consolidation phase. Tom then shows how you...

  • Fed Picks Its Poison; Recession Likely | Tom Bowley (03.17)

    Tom discusses the latest Federal Reserve move to hike interest rates for the first time in 3 years. He also discusses and huge volatility after the announcement, including the massive rally into the close. Was it the Fed move or was it options related? Find out what Tom thinks about it. Then ...

  • Sentiment Could Trigger A HUGE Decline | Tom Bowley (03.15)

    Tom highlights both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 before tackling sentiment, where he believes we really need to see more put buyers. The lack of bearishness in the options world is problematic and could be the trigger that unleashes an avalanche of selling. Tom wraps up the show with the 3 You Mu...

  • Soaring Inflation And The Fed | Tom Bowley (03.10)

    Tom discusses the February CPI report and the upcoming Federal Reserve meeting, and analyzes charts to prepare for Wall Street’s reaction. He then reviews candlesticks, which help him identify breakouts vs. false breakouts. Tom wraps up the show with his 3 You Must See.

  • Bear Market Picks Up Steam | Tom Bowley (03.08)

    Tom highlights the bearish action from Monday and discusses a few key bear market drivers that will likely keep significant pressure on the bulls. Despite oversold conditions, the S&P 500 suffered its worst day since October 2020 and Tom highlights the likely repercussions. He wraps up the show...

  • Choppy Action Continues in Equities | Tom Bowley (03.03)

    Tom highlights a stuck U.S. stock market as most of our key indices and stocks are trapped beneath their declining 20-day EMAs. He also discusses key channels that must be negotiated for equities to be on better footing. Earnings and guidance continue to play a role and Tom illustrates how you ...

  • Rally Continues, But Can It Last? | Tom Bowley (03.01)

    Tom talks his way through the bullish and bearish arguments as he analyzes the S&P 500. Sentiment plays a key role in determining market direction and Tom reviews where emotions may take us. After discussing a few earnings reports including both Workday (WDAY) and Zoom Video Communications (ZM)...

  • Neckline Support Fails, Futures Tank | Tom Bowley (02.24)

    Tom highlights the much-anticipated head & shoulders neckline breakdown on the S&P 500 and discusses the potential measurement to the downside. He then points out a few S&P 500 component stocks and their technical outlooks before summarizing a bevy of not-so-great earnings reactions this mornin...

  • What Should You Trade In A Bear Market | Tom Bowley (02.22)

    Tom discusses the accelerating weakness in U.S. equities and his use of ChartLists at StockCharts.com to zero in on the best trading opportunities. Shorting stocks in a bear market works for some, but finding appropriate trades on the long side is difficult during a cyclical bear market as what ...

  • Rally Hesitates, Does It Have Legs? | Tom Bowley (02.17)

    Tom discusses Wednesday's market action as we approach options-expiration Friday. Short-term strength is more likely, but when it ends, be very, very careful as another leg lower could be quite swift. Meanwhile, Tom highlights a stock during Industry Rotation that averages a 25% return from Feb...