Category Archives: Coppock Index

Coppock Curve: Helmerich & Payne

On Monday February 12, 2018, we kicked off the Coppock Curve series with one of the largest oil field service company, Halliburton. Today, we continued on that oil sector review with a drilling company, Helmerich & Payne (HP).

One aspect that we like about Helmerich & Payne is its long history. Because of that, we are able to extract the data going back as far as 1982. The chart below displays HP's Coppock Curve from 1982 until now. Such a long history allows us to study the effectiveness of this strategy. Continue reading

Coppock Curve: Halliburton

We're beginning a new series of the Coppock Curve by applying this technical indicator against individual stocks. First on our list is Halliburton (HAL). Continue reading

Coppock Curve: September 2017

It's been several months since we last updated the Coppock Curve. The reason was that once the indicator is in the positive territory, it provide no substantial value to long-term investor.

However, the indicator has reached an interesting level with strong resistance to the upside. We'll elaborate further after review of the chart below. Continue reading

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.