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Coppock Curve

Apr 07 2023

VLT: You Read It Here Last

  • Apr 7, 2023

We anticipated it for months, and now that it has finally happened, we’re burying the news in the final page of this section. Yes, the last day of March saw the S&P 500 trigger a “low-risk” BUY signal on our Very Long Term (VLT) Momentum algorithm, known elsewhere as the Coppock Curve.

Nov 05 2016

Not Much “Lift” From VLT “BUY”

  • Nov 5, 2016

In the June Green Book, we professed some skepticism surrounding the long-term, “low-risk” BUY signal for stocks that was triggered at the end of May by our Very Long Term (VLT) Momentum algorithm (also known as the Coppock Curve).

Aug 05 2016

More Upside For Small Caps?

  • Aug 5, 2016

There was a major cyclical BUY signal (VLT Momentum) for the S&P 500 in late-May, and as of July’s close, that bullish development was reinforced by a new VLT BUY signal on the Russell 2000.

Jun 07 2016

VLT Says “BUY”

  • Jun 7, 2016

Breadth underlying the 4-month upswing has been stronger than that observed during any other rally leg since 2013. Despite just a 14% correction in the S&P 500 from its peak, a new VLT “BUY” signal was triggered. Failed signals are relatively rare, the last one occurred in December 2001.

Feb 06 2015

A Few Thoughts (And A Lot Of Charts) On The Oil Collapse

  • Feb 6, 2015

Has the recent collapse in crude oil prices presented us with a good opportunity for an outright commodity investment? No. Energy stocks aren’t on our radar screen either.

Dec 04 2002

The VLT Momentum Indicators…..New Buy Signals On S&P 500 & DJIA

  • Dec 4, 2002

VLT Momentum, a long term technical measure, recorded buy signals on S&P 500 and DJIA. This is a very reliable indicator.

Apr 03 2002

De-Mystifying VLT Momentum

  • Apr 3, 2002

An explanation of VLT Momentum (The Coppock Curve); what it is and how we use it.

Dec 01 1989

View from the North Country

  • Dec 1, 1989

Speaker Notes from Collins Associates Client Conference...The Passing of Two Good Friends, Jim Arnold and Sedge Coppock...Other Voices on Program Trading...What Is Going on In Gold