Author: Christian Tharp, CMT

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…and then there’s the Dollar

So, then there’s the sister question I usually get when asked about the euro: What about the dollar? In contrast to the euro, the dollar had a great run from mid-March to June. But since June, the dollar has had quite the sell-off. So, let’s see if we can answer the same euro questions with… Continue Reading »

First, the Euro…

As a stock market coach, I answer a lot of the more common questions: What do you think of the market? Where is gold going? Should I buy the dollar? Etc. Lately I have been discussing some of the recent price action in the euro. So, let’s take a look at it. As most of… Continue Reading »

…and the markets go bye bye.

The S&P down 31 points. The Dow down 265. The Nasdaq down 68. Are we surprised? I don’t think so, but let’s look at my previous Chart School newsletters: The charts above are from my Chart School newsletter “Back to bull, or still a bear?” (For review, go to We knew that the 50-day… Continue Reading »

As rates go – update

About a week ago I wrote a Chart School article that highlighted the correlation between interest rates and the stock market, specifically the S&P 500 (see  For a quick review, please look at the following charts: The purpose of the above chart was to show the correlation between a drop in 10 Yr. rates… Continue Reading »