Posts From Aaron Jackson

Aaron Jackson

Born and raised in Michigan, Aaron has traded stocks and options privately since 2009. He earned his BSBA from Central Michigan University in 2011, majoring in finance and financial planning. As a student of technical analysis and CMT level III candidate, he focuses his work on intermarket analysis, momentum and relative strength to devise trading ideas and analyze markets. He shares his market thoughts and ideas on his blog www.atmcharts.com. Even outside of the markets, Aaron is a fierce competitor. He enjoys weight lifting, playing basketball and when he has time, iracing (a motor sports simulation). He also likes to spend time with friends and family, especially his niece and nephews.


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Global Stock Market Showing Signs Of Pulling Back

We’re starting to see hints of a global pullback for the first time all year. This week, we saw Emerging Markets (NYSEARCA:EEM) make a lower low and confirm a key trend break of the year long uptrend. Emerging Market ETF (EEM) Chart The All Country World Index ex-US (NASDAQ:ACWI) is…

6 Charts That Show The Global Economy Is Flourishing

The Following Post was written together with Arun Chopra of Fusion Point Capital We all know it’s a global bull market. Economies across the globe have been suggesting strength to market participants all year. And of late, we’ve really seen signs of economic expansion spill over into ‘proof in the…

5 Spooky Stock Charts For Investors On Halloween

Note that this post with written with my friend Arun Chopra of Fusion Point Capital. In the spirit of Halloween we wanted to take a look at some of the spookiest stock charts in the market right now. The bulls have had there way with this market, but there are…

4 Reasons For Investors To Be Wary Of Energy Stocks

It’s been popular to like the energy stocks as a value play.  I think that’s a very risky idea. Here are 4 observations that highlight my cautious approach to the energy sector (and stocks): 1.  The Energy sector (NYSEARCA:XLE) and stocks have lagged the rally this ENTIRE year.  This year…

Energy Sector Update: Are Stocks Nearing A Bottom?

The character of oil and energy stocks has completely changed in May. After a rough start and a full blown liquidation of an energy trading firm, stocks have stabilized along with oil. In fact oil, has had a persistent bid of late. One huge reason to be bearish oil prices…

Macro Investing Trends: 5 Stock Charts To Watch Now

Market trends and rotation occur in both localized (domestic) and global markets. With this in mind, it’s important to understand that we have many investment choices across the globe… and within our own given markets that we tend to follow. Additionally, many of these markets can be used as indicators…

Top Trading Links: Bull Market On Edge

It was another interesting week filled with market gyrations and news (i.e. noise).  Stocks dipped again to start the week but bulls would not go down without a fight.  That seems to be the M.O. lately… Not even a weak jobs report on Friday could sink this ship. Resilient Bulls…

Top Trading Links: Investing Trends & Market Turns

This week saw stocks take a hit. Most of the damage was done on Tuesday, but by week’s end the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) had fallen 1.5%. At current levels, the S&P 500 is just 3 percent off all-time highs. The question here:  Is this just a run-of-the-mill 3 to…

Top Trading Links: Budgets, Bulls, And Divergences

Top Trading Links – March 18 It was a choppy week for U.S. equities, as the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) bounced around on the Fed before settling up +0.25%. But as the U.S. stock market tries to continue higher, it may contend with a glaring RSI divergence (if we see new highs…

Top Trading Links: Are Market Bears Onto Something?

Stocks saw some follow through selling this week… but the price action still has the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) just 1.3 percent off its all-time highs. The market clearly is overbought here but it has been for some time. And bears have paid the price. That said, market breadth has been underwhelming so…