The Weekly Trend
David Zarling, Ian McMillan
The Weekly Trend is a conversation on various publicly-traded markets, seen through the eyes of technical analysis.
Episode 099: Levels
Jan 8 2022
Episode 099: Levels
In this week's episode, Dave and Ian discuss the weakness in Mega and Large Cap Growth names, the Santa Claus rally, and other early-year seasonality barometers. Banks and Energy are off to a strong start in 2022, but are they enough to carry the market? Bonds and cryptos look weak across the board. And major levels in the indices.
Jan 8 2022
Episode 098: Here Comes Santa Claus?
In this week's episode. David and Ian discuss the recent buying in stocks, failed breakdowns, and what it would take to consider the market "fixed". We hope you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Dec 23 2021
Episode 097: Okay, Okay
In this week's episode, Dave and Ian discuss the wild volatility we saw this week, underperformance in Large Cap Growth stocks, and the continued strength from Defensive areas of the market. They also discuss Ari Wald’s posed question: “What is a stock picker’s market?”
Dec 18 2021
Episode 096: What Is A Healthy Market?
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Dec 11 2021
Episode 095: Natural Selection
In this week's episode, David and Ian discuss the unfortunate look of November monthly candles, the failed breakout in the Russell 2000, and the overall bearish weight of evidence that has come over the market in the last couple of weeks.
Dec 4 2021
Episode 094: The Trend Is Your Friend
In this week's episode, David and Ian discuss the confirming strength in Large Cap Growth stocks, the strong US Dollar, and the "million dollar" question: Will the retest hold for the Russell 2000? Also, Crude is revisiting an important level. Where can we look outside of Tech? All these topics and more on this week's episode!
Nov 20 2021
Episode 093: Tis The Season(ality)
In this week's episode, Ian and David discuss the breakout in the US Dollar, precious metals and miners, Retail, and Solar. Ian covers the recent winners and losers in regards to relative strength. Dave gives his thoughts on year-end seasonality. What's going on under the surface in Industrials? Is 'window dressing' real? All these topics and more on this week's episode of 'The Weekly Trend'!
Nov 13 2021
Episode 092: WAGMI
In this week's episode, Ian and David discuss the upside resolution we have seen from Small Caps, the reversal in Treasuries, and inflation. Dave gives his thoughts on Moderna and the potential news that may be coming. Ian covers the crypto landscape.
Nov 6 2021
Episode 091: The Artist Formerly Known As
In this weeks episode, Ian and David discuss the emerging strength in Mega and Large Cap Growth, Solar stocks, and both the good and bad sides of breadth. Ian discusses the mindset of taking each chart on it's own merit. Dave gives his thoughts on Monthly candles.
Oct 30 2021
Episode 090: Is It Transitory or Not?
In this week's episode, Dave and Ian are joined by friend and fellow CMT Dan Gorghuber. The three discuss recent areas of strength, including Banks and Transports. Ian covers some of the most important topics from his client presentation, and Dave gives his thoughts on the new Bitcoin ETF that was launched this week and what it could mean for that asset class.
Oct 23 2021
Episode 089: Almost There
In this weeks episode, Ian and David discuss the recent surge in breath that could finally push markets “over the hump”, interest rates stalling, and the surge in cryptocurrencies. Ian covers the spotty strength overseas. David gives his thoughts on the strength from base metals. Plus, what does it mean when the “should happen” doesn’t happen?
Oct 16 2021
Episode 088: Cyclical Nature
In this week's episode, David and Ian cover the drawdowns seen in individual stocks over the last few months, Cyclical sectors, and stats behind the compression we have seen out of Small Caps. Will interest rates keep rising with the Dollar? Will Growth bring the market down? Plus, hot takes on the NLDS between the Brewers and Braves.
Oct 9 2021
Episode 087: At Your Leisure
In this weeks episode, David and Ian discuss the recent uptick in market “noise”, surging Commodity prices, and similarities to 2011. In the second portion of the podcast, they discuss September Monthly candles, the VIX in the late 1990s, and end of year seasonality.
Oct 2 2021
Episode 086: Wear You Out
In this week's episode, David and Ian discuss how it's more of the same from small caps, breadth, rates, and the Dollar. They also discuss how materials and industrials look the weakest, steel stocks, and the Satoshi Statue in Hungary.
Sep 18 2021
Episode 085: Bifurcation Nation
In this week's episode, David and Ian discuss how small caps are still within a trading range, the compression in treasuries/rates, lack of movement from Banks, and Japanese equities. They also discuss the most recent crypto tantrum and the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
Sep 11 2021
Episode 084: Rock On
In this week’s episode, David and Ian highlight the improved participation of stocks overall, demand for risk-on instruments, and the potential Dollar tailwind for many asset classes, including Crypto. David discusses a forgotten commodity and Ian reviews important Fibonacci extension concepts. This pre-Labor Day Weekend episode is one you won't want to miss.
Sep 4 2021
Episode 083: Good Day
In this week’s episode, David and Ian discuss the continued focus on the US Dollar, Cybersecurity stocks, the Gambling industry, and Small Cap Growth. Ian gives his thoughts on the “impossibilities” of predictions and David points to some bullish hints from the Fixed Income space.
Aug 28 2021
Episode 082: Meta
In this week’s episode, Ian and David discuss the continued indecision in equity markets, the recent resurgence in cryptocurrencies, and the US Dollar. Emerging Markets continue their decline, while Utilities could be on the verge of a new relative uptrend. Also, we ask the question: Why are investors moving towards Mega Cap names? All this, and more, on this week’s episode of “The Weekly Trend”!
Aug 21 2021
Episode 081: Not Your Father's Market
In this episode, Ian and Dave give Commodities their due time. Base Metals. Industrial Metals. Precious Metals. Energy. Grains. Not all commodities are the same. They discuss how markets and access have changed for the better over past generations. Ian talks about a potential re-emergence of an old theme from 2020. Dave talks about the importance of finding strength during corrections. And informative price levels are identified in a very important index.
Aug 14 2021
Episode 080: Up, Up, and Away
In this week’s episode, Ian discusses the continued lagging performance from Value stocks, the strength from Semiconductors, a potential resurgence in Cryptocurrencies, and where we can look within the Industrials sector for relative strength. Ian also explains what some of the equal-weighted indices might be telling us, along with what areas outside of the US look good. Are credit spreads and the lack of strength from High Yield bonds sending a warning? Also, what can we learn from the sentiment around the short ARKK ETF and the HOOD IPO?
Aug 7 2021