September Validates 4th Major 2022 Momentum Gauge Topping Signal (Technical Analysis)

Sep. 28, 2022 7:10 PM ETAAPL, QQQ, SPY, SQQQ, TMV, UTSL, UUP21 Comments


  • September validates 4th major 2022 momentum gauge topping signal with weak bounce pattern.
  • This article documents the 4th major topping signal event on the Momentum Gauges® in 2022 as the Active ETF portfolio leads the S&P 500 by over +46% YTD.
  • Negative gauge signals move portfolios to cash or bear funds with leading funds from the September negative signal: DRV +50%, DRIP +36.2%, TZA +32.2%.
  • There are strong similarities with the April topping pattern that show us what to look for to confirm the next bottom as June lows are tested.
  • For the past 5 years, Momentum Gauge signals have preceded all major S&P 500 declines ranging from -3.7% to -35.4% with average event declines of -10.8%.
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August 26th and September 13th marked the start of the 4th strongest negative signal for 2022, and conditions continue highly negative through today. This article builds on prior signal event articles with more explanations on how to benefit from

SPY weekly chart

SPY chart

Daily Market Momentum Gauge

Weekly Momentum Gauge

Monthly Market Momentum Gauges

S&P 500 Momentum Gauges

Sector Gauges

Active ETF portfolio

Active ETF portfolio

SPY monthly chart

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Finviz Chart

Finviz Chart UTSL

TMV chart

Finviz Chart UUP

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Topping Signals

Topping Signals

S&P 500 returns 6 month periods

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