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Crypto Market Barometer released on advance-decline.net

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  Crypto Market Barometer released Today I published my simple but easy-to-read Crypto Market Barometer on our website https://www.advance-decline.net. Click here to get to the new Crypto Market Barometer. This is how the main chart looks like: What's behind the new Crypto Market Barometer We believe that one simple but effective method of gauging the health of a market is to look at how many of the most important individual assets trade above their important SMAs. Since SMAs are a proven way of determining the current trend, a market must be in an uptrend, if more than 50% of its biggest assets trade above their long-term SMAs. If they trade below their long-term SMAs, they must be in a downtrend. For the crypto market, I decided to check the popular BitPanda Crypto Index BCI10. It contains the 10 biggest crypto currencies by market capitalization, and frankly, by only looking at BitCoin, Ethereum, Polkadot and maybe Binance, we already have most of the market covered (again, in

State of Dow Jones - Calendar Week 42 2021

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Hi folks! Welcome to another part of the blog post series State of Dow Jones for Calendar Week 42 2021 Part three already. This week has been incredible for those that invested into the Dow Jones. But how healthy is the current price development and what's the outlook?   Technical Chart for Dow Jones Every "State of Dow Jones" blog post should start with the technical chart, so here we go (created on tradingview.com):   The Dow Jones managed to trade above its SMA 20 and also overcame the turquoise trendline / flag which happened to be at the 35 000 resistance level, which became a support shortly afterwards. The index only knew one direction during this week - upwards. The current price movement stopped a few points above the old all-time high and within the upper Envelope band. On the daily time frame, the index now looks slightly overheated. For now, the old all-time high around 35 631 holds, but it wouldn't be a big surprise if there was a small pull-back before t

State of DAX - Calendar Week 42

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State of DAX for Calendar Week 42 Welcome to another episode of the blog post series "State of DAX". It is October the 23th and we've only 5 trading days left in October. So far this month has brought us a small turn around because it seems like the small correction has found an end. But how healthy is the current development and what's the short-term outlook? Technical Chart for DAX As usual, we'll start with the technical chart for DAX, created on tradingview.com: The index has been trading sideways within a range of 1000 points since April this year. On October the 15th, the DAX managed to break through the trendline/flag and also climbed above the important level of 15 500. Also, the SMA 200 still acts as a comfortable level of support and the index is expected to stay above this line. Let's zoom into the chart: The index climbed above the SMA 20 and tested it on the same day (14th October), which was a good confirmation of the short-term price movement. A

State of Dax - Calendar Week 29

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State of Dax - Calendar Week 29 As usual, I'll walk you through the state of Dax, according to market breadth data. We're in calendar week 29 and have an interesting trading week behind us! Let's look at the latest information.       Advance Decline Line and Advanced vs. Declined for Dax McClellan Oscillator and McClellan Summation Index for Dax % of Dax members above SMA50, SMA100 and SMA200     Last week's "State of the Dax" blog post mentioned that for the SMA50 a  threshold was reached. More than 50% of the Dax members traded below their SMA50, which means they switched to a downside trend. We're still below that 50%.         I also stated that for the Dax members trading above their SMA 200, a critical threshold was reached (but not breached yet). I claimed that it would not be a good sign if this number decreased any further, but then the huge dip came on the next trading day. Let's see what this graph looks like today: The 80% threshold was brea