Vermilion Domestic Research Samples

Vermilion's domestic research is based on a sample of approximately 6,000 active U.S.-traded stocks, commodities, and ETFs. Stocks are analyzed in the context of 12 sectors and 450 groups based on 30-year weekly adjusted price histories.

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  Vermilion Vital Signs: Charts and comment on noteworthy domestic stocks
Filetype: PDF (~500-KB)
Publication schedule: Approximately weekly

Vermilion's Vital Signs report ranks the most positive and negative domestic stocks, filtered by market-cap and trading volume, and then divided into Sectors and Groups. Vermilion reviews these charts for technical significance, calling attention to breakouts/breakdowns, Sector/Group themes, relative strength leadership changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, and important short-term patterns.
 
  Vermilion ETF Pathfinder: Actionable ETF highlights & strategy
Filetype: PDF (~500-KB)
Publication schedule: Approximately bimonthly

Vermilion's ETF Pathfinder focuses on market themes along with actionable commentary. A recent report highlighted charts for ACWX, DFE, GDX, GLD, IWB, IWM, IYT, RHS, RYU, SPY, VGK, VOX, VWO, XLF, XLI, and XRT and focused on themes such as Equities - Domestic - Broad Indices; Equities - Domestic - Specific Sectors; Equities - Domestic - Specific Industries; Equities - International; and Bonds, Commodities & Currencies.
 
  Vermilion Navigator: Comprehensive relative strength roadmap
Filetype: PDF (~1.5-MB, 180 pages)
Publication schedule: Weekly (Available Sunday)

Vermilion's Navigator contains multiple summary reports. Every week, Navigator reviews market trends for the most recent 18-weeks, listing Best/Worst Groups along with key technical indicators for Vermilion's 12 industry sectors and their constituent groups and stocks. Indicators include Relative Strength Ranks, Triple Crossover (4- 13- and 26-week moving averages and their relative position), Dual Crossover (50- and 200-day MAs), and MACDs. Navigator also lists new highs/lows, triple cycles, and dual crossover statistics to help assess overall market health.
 
  Vermilion Compass: Weekly Sector & market recommendations
Filetype: PDF (~2-MB)
Publication schedule: Weekly (unless pre-empted by Macro Vision) - Available Tuesday

Compass reports contain market observations and sector/group leadership commentary. A recent report reviewed charts for EMR, FNV, GE, HON, ITW, KAI, MMM, XYL while providing actionable sector commentary and and a review of supporting groups and constituent stocks.  
 
  Vermilion Macro Vision: In-depth appraisal of Vermilion's 12 sectors with intermarket analysis
Filetype: PDF (13 reports totaling 50-MB)
Publication schedule: Bimonthly

Macro Vision is a collection of 13 reports published bimonthly. Reports include an overall Strategy document, plus in-depth analyses of the twelve Vermilion sectors and their constituent groups.  
 
  Vermilion Insights: Sector, Group & market calls
Filetype: PDF (~800-KB)
Publication schedule: Based on market conditions

Vermilion's "Insights" report provides an in-depth analysis of a particular sector, industry group, or market condition. Recent reports have highlighted Construction Equipment (charts highlighted CAT, TEX, JPY, ASTE), the Health Care sector (charts ACOR, ALKS, AZN, BSX, CLVS, CRL, GB, GTS, HNT, HSP, ICUI, INCY, LLY, MYL, NKTR, PFE, RMD, TEVA, UTMD, VAR, VRX, WAT, and WST), or trends in the S&P 500.  
 
  Vermilion ETF Navigator: Comprehensive relative strength summary for 1000+ ETFs
Filetype: PDF (~500-KB)
Publication schedule: Weekly (Available Sunday)

Vermilion's ETF Navigator presents market trends for the most recent 18-weeks, along with technical indicator summaries for over 1,000 ETFs and their corresponding market groups. Indicators include: Relative Strength Ranks, Triple Crossover indicators, Dual Crossover indicators, and MACDs.
 
  Vermilion Weekly Sector/Group Charts Price and indicator history (30-yrs. where available)
Filetype: PDF (13 reports, ~3-MB each)
Publication schedule: Weekly (Available Sunday)

Vermilion Weekly Sector/Group Chart summaries are published in 13 reports, one for each of 12 sectors plus one for ETFs. Each report includes a historical summary for the overall sector, and then for each constituent group. Each chart includes indexed price histories (weighted & unweighted), plus histories for Relative Strength Ranks and MACDs.
 
  Vermilion Booster Shots 'Bottom-fishing' candidates
Filetype: PDF
Publication schedule: Approximately monthly

Vermilion's Booster Shots features stocks that are breaking downtrends, exhibiting ascending reaction lows, and showing stabilizing relative strength. The probability of an upturn for such stocks is greater in 'leadership' sectors/groups, and after a definitive positive inflection.
 
  Vermilion Short Shots The 'Flip Side'
Filetype: PDF
Publication schedule: Approximately biweekly

Vermilion's Short Shots report is a collection of technically vulnerable charts culled from our Compass report and other sources. These charts have developed technical patterns that suggest further price deterioration may be likely.
 
       
     
 

Vermilion International Research Samples

Vermilion's international research is based on a sample of approximately 5,000 active stocks traded around the world. Stocks are analyzed in the context of 12 sectors and 450 groups based on 30-year weekly adjusted price histories expressed in USD. In addition, international stocks are analyzed by sector and 7 regions (Asia/Pacific, Canada, China, Europe, Japan, Latin America, and Middle East/Africa).

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  Vermilion International Vital Signs: Charts and comment for noteworthy international stocks
Filetype: PDF (~500-KB)
Publication schedule: Approximately weekly

Vermilion's International Vital Signs report ranks the most positive and negative international stocks, filtered by market-cap and trading volume, and then divided into Sectors and Groups. Vermilion analysts review these charts for events of technical significance (breakouts/breakdowns, Sector/Group themes, relative strength leadership changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, and significant short-term patterns).
 
  Vermilion International Navigator: Comprehensive relative strength roadmap
Filetype: PDF (~1.5-MB, 180 pages)
Publication schedule: Weekly (Available Sunday)

Vermilion's International Navigator contains multiple summary reports. Every week, Navigator reviews market trends for the most recent 18-weeks, listing Best/Worst Groups along with key technical indicators for Vermilion's 12 industry sectors and their constituent groups and stocks. Indicators include Relative Strength Ranks, Triple Crossover (4- 13- and 26-week moving averages and their relative position), Dual Crossover (50- and 200-day MAs), and MACDs. Navigator also lists new highs/lows, triple cycles, and dual crossover statistics to help assess overall market health.
 
  Emerging Markets Screen & Chartbook Leading stocks
Filetype: PDF
Publication schedule: Approximately monthly

Vermilion's Emerging Market Screen & Chart Book helps pinpoint leading stocks, weeding out lagging and stagnating trends. Stocks are selected via a simple filter, with only stocks trading within 5% of a 52-week relative strength high making the cut.
 
  Vermilion International Compass: Weekly International Sector & market recommendations
Filetype: PDF (~2-MB)
Publication schedule: Biweekly (unless pre-empted by Macro Vision)

Vermilion International Compass contains market observations and global sector/group leadership commentary.  
 
  Vermilion International Weekly Sector/Group/Region Charts Price and indicator trends
Filetype: PDF (12 reports, ~3-MB each)
Publication schedule: Weekly (Available Sunday)

Vermilion International Weekly Sector/Group Chart summaries are published in 12 reports (one for each of 12 sectors). Each report includes a historical summary for the overall sector, and then for each constituent group. It also includes trends for each sector by geographic region. Each chart includes indexed price histories (weighted & unweighted), plus histories for Relative Strength Ranks and MACDs.
 
  Vermilion International Macro Vision: In-depth sector appraisal
Filetype: PDF (13 reports totaling 50-MB)
Publication schedule: Bimonthly

International Macro Vision is a collection of 13 reports published bimonthly. Reports include an overall Strategy document, plus in-depth analyses of the twelve Vermilion sectors and their constituent groups.  
 
       
     
 

Vermilion Special Events and Interviews

[MP3]: Highlights from David Nicoski's 2014 interview on Financial Sense News Hour. Click to listen, or right-click and save.
 
 

 
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