Category Archives: Coppock Curve

Technical Take: Altria

Below we outline the technical view on Altria (MO) applying Dow Theory, Coppock Curve and the Spare/Tengler models.  Dow Theory is a “price as a reflection of value” method which we use to determine downside targets.  The Coppock Curve highlights possible buy indications.  When we apply the Spare/Tengler methodology, a technical approach to viewing fundamental data, we find some level of coincidence with Dow Theory.

Review: O’Reilly Automotive

On July 5, 2017, O’Reilly Automotive (ORLY) suffered a substantial decline in share price when the company reported that same store sales decline –1.7% as contrasted with consensus expectation of +3.90%.  Below we outline the downside targets and a Coppock Curve analysis.

Coppock Curve: Index Studies

The following is a study of the Nasdaq Composite Index when applied to the Coppock Curve.  Our goals is to determine the period for the most optimal performance with the least amount of risk.  We provide data on the Nasdaq Composite Index from 1974 to the present.

The Coppock Curve is one of the technical indicators that we focus on for long-term buy signals for the stock market. The Coppock Curve is only useful as a BUY indicator when the chart goes from positive territory to the negative territory then turns decidedly upward. As previously indicated, the Coppock Curve does not provide SELL signals in any way. Once the signal turns upward (while in the negative territory), investors should consider buying stocks at the beginning of the month.

The following is the Coppock Curve analysis based on the “buy” indication and the subsequent performance.  The review of the Dow Jones Industrial Average can be found in our June 7, 2017 posting while the S&P 500 performance can be found in our June 8, 2017 posting.

Coppock Curve: Index Studies

The following is a study of the S&P 500 Index when applied to the Coppock Curve.  Our goals is to determine the period for the most optimal performance with the least amount of risk.  We provide data on the S&P 500 Index from 1954 to the present.

The Coppock Curve is one of the technical indicators that we focus on for long-term buy signals for the stock market. The Coppock Curve is only useful as a BUY indicator when the chart goes from positive territory to the negative territory then turns decidedly upward. As previously indicated, the Coppock Curve does not provide SELL signals in any way. Once the signal turns upward (while in the negative territory), investors should consider buying stocks at the beginning of the month.

The following is the Coppock Curve analysis based on the “buy” indication and the subsequent performance. We will follow this with the Nasdaq Composite in the coming days.  The review of the Dow Jones Industrial Average can be found in our June 7, 2017 posting.

Coppock Curve: Index Studies

The following is a study of the Dow Jones Industrial Average when applied to the Coppock Curve.  Our goals is to determine the period for the most optimal performance with the least amount of risk.  We provide data on the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 1931 to the present.

The Coppock Curve is one of the technical indicators that we focus on for long-term buy signals for the stock market. The Coppock Curve is only useful as a BUY indicator when the chart goes from positive territory to the negative territory then turns decidedly upward. As previously indicated, the Coppock Curve does not provide SELL signals in any way. Once the signal turns upward (while in the negative territory), investors should consider buying stocks at the beginning of the month.

The following is the Coppock Curve analysis based on the “buy” indication and the subsequent performance. We will follow this review with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite in the coming days.