Posts From Chris Kimble

Chris Kimble

Chris Kimble is the founder and CEO of Kimble Charting Solutions. His firm provides research for individual investors, financial professionals, 401k managers and hedge funds around the world. He specializes in pattern analysis in stock indexes, bonds, currencies, commodities and individual stocks, using pictures to highlight the opportunity at hand with a touch of humor. His mission is to help investors enlarge portfolios regardless of market direction.

Chris has 33 years of experience in the financial industry. He spent 25 years as a financial planner, before turning to helping people capitalize on the Power of the pattern. With a business and psychology background he combines the footprint of pattern analysis with investor sentiment extremes to find opportunities and solutions for investors. You can read more about Chris on his website Kimble Charting Solutions http://kimblechartingsolutions.com/.


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Telecom Stocks Look Overdue For A Rally

2017 hasn’t been kind to the Telecommunications Sector and several telecom stocks. The Telecom Sector ETF (NYSEARCA:IYZ) is down over 15% this year, with the past two weeks providing a thud to the decline. The carnage in the sector can be seen on the weekly chart for IYZ below. But…

Small Cap Stocks: Time To Get Your Rally Caps On?

Small cap stocks tend to offer a bit more risk and reward. That equates to higher beta, which in turn tends to mean stronger returns when the broader market is healthy, and weaker returns when the broader market is in the doldrums. So where are we now?  Likely at an…

Chart Spotlight: European Financial Stocks Are Stumbling

The European financial sector is an important cog in the European economy and its stock market indices. Which is why investors want to tune in to this sector/region right now. Moreover, European bank stocks and the broader financial sector are nearing an important juncture in time and price. Looking at…

I See London, I See France, Viva La Stock Market Resistance?

Two international stock markets that have interesting charts right now are London’s FTSE 100 Index (INDEXFTSE:UKX) and France’s CAC40 Index (INDEXEURO:PX1). Both have been in rally-mode this year… but both European stock market indices are reaching important price levels. Looking at the charts below, you can see that both markets…

Is The US Dollar Forming A Long-Term Bullish Flag Pattern?

This past year has seen the US Dollar Index (CURRENCY:USD) slide nearly 10 percent. And this action has brought out the Dollar bears. But could this all be part of a very bullish chart pattern? If so, the US Dollar could be headed much higher. The chart pattern that I…

Gold and Precious Metals Sector At Important Juncture!

Investors are right to be a little concerned when looking across the metals sector of late. Gold (NYSEARCA:GLD), Gold Miners (NYSEARCA:GDX), and Steel… there all in a short-term decline and approaching critical price support levels. Most of these are trend lines so bulls want them to hold. In the the…

Investors: What Happens Next For Banks Stocks Is Important

The financial sector and banks stocks have always carried weight in the markets. The markets tend to perform well when they are leading, and underperform up to, and during, corrections and crises. So it’s always a good idea to monitor the health of the financial sector. The chart below looks…

Is a Breakout Brewing for the VanEck Steel ETF (SLX)?

In the past few week’s we’ve highlighted some assets and indicators that point to a stable/improving economy: Copper prices, firmer interest rates, etc. Time to add one more to the list: rising steel prices. Today we’ll look at a chart of the VanEck Vectors Steel ETF (NYSEARCA:SLX). Looking at the…

October Seasonality Underscores Recent Strength In Equities

A few days back I discussed October stock market seasonality in this blog post. The point of that post was to show that a typical October sees the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) bottom around October 9th. I’m sharing that chart again with you here on See It Market (see below).  As…

Materials Sector Breaking Out On Strong Copper Prices

Copper prices are showing strength today, and in general of late. And strong copper prices tend to bode well for the Materials Sector (NYSEARCA:XLB). Not only is copper a key metal tied to material stocks / companies, but many believe that is an important indicator of strength (or weakness) in…