Analysis of ETF and Stock Market Trends

Full Trend Analysis of ≈750 ETFs and ≈1000 Stocks.

ETF Performance, Trend Analysis, Ratings and Rankings

Medium-Term Trend Turns Down
Posted 2/21/2018 by Tushar Chande

The short- and medium-term trends have turned down, but the intermediate- and long-term trends are still up.  We also review the sectors outperforming the market.

Bonds Balk at Resistance
Posted 4/8/2017 by Tushar Chande

US Bond futures balked at resistance after jobs report.



Bonds Approach Key Resistance Ahead of Jobs Report
Posted 4/4/2017 by Tushar Chande

  The bond market has rallied into key resistance, but will probably an need external push to break through.



US Economy Picks up In February
Posted 4/3/2017 by Tushar Chande

US economic activity improved in February, 2017.



Chande Trend Meter Now on
Posted 3/31/2017 by Tushar Chande

  The Chande Trend Meter calculation is now available on



Event Risk Drives Market Lower in Short-term
Posted 3/25/2017 by Tushar Chande

The market weakened in the short-term after sharp sell-off in Financials.



Sell-off in Financials: FOMC After-shock
Posted 3/21/2017 by Tushar Chande

  A sharp sell-off in Financials, after-shock of FOMC meeting.



Chande Trend Meter vs. YTD Return
Posted 3/18/2017 by Tushar Chande

Our measure of trend strength correlates well to YTD return.



Markets Rally after FOMC
Posted 3/15/2017 by Tushar Chande

Bonds rallied along with stocks after the FOMC meeting.



Market Pauses Ahead of FOMC Meeting
Posted 3/11/2017 by Tushar Chande
The market pauses ahead of FOMC meeting March 14-15.
February 2017 Review
Posted 3/1/2017 by Tushar Chande
A strong month with a surprising sector rotation.
Vanguard VTWO ETF: A Failure to Launch?
Posted 2/25/2017 by Tushar Chande
The Vanguard VTWO ETF has pulled back from new highs. What does this mean for the market?
ETF Model Retirement Portfolio for 50-Somethings
Posted 12/7/2015 by Tushar Chande

Where to start your retirement planning? Our Portfolios Calculator is a good place to begin.
Strongest ETFs in the iShares universe
Posted 6/5/2015 by Tushar Chande
We examine the iShares ETF universe (about 225 ETFs) to find the strongest ETFs.  They were either in Europe or positioned to benefit from rising US interest rates.
Bond Market Rout Sinks Bond-related ETF Trend Strength
Posted 6/4/2015 by Tushar Chande
Interest-rate dependent ETFs now have a single-star trend rating (suggesting strong down-trends or very weak up-trends) due to the rout in the global bond markets.
Why the S&P-500 is flat on the year in 2015: Bulls are resting
Posted 6/3/2015 by Tushar Chande
The S&P-500 is flat on the year. We show that this is probably because buying has ebbed, and not because selling has picked-up.  Perhaps an improving GDP in the second-half will inspire the well-rested bulls.