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Jim Van Meerten

Wed, Dec 7th, 2022

Jim Van Meerten

Jim Van Meerten

Jim Van Meerten is an investor and advisor who writes on financial subjects for Barchart.com. He uses the same Barchart tools available to all Barchart Members, including Screeners, Barchart Technical Indicators, and Trading Signals to find interesting stocks for his "Chart of the Day" and virtual portfolios. 

Jim earned a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Berry College; a Juris Doctorate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Law; and attended post-baccalaureate and graduate courses in Business Administration, Quantitative Math, and Education at Florida Atlantic University, Georgia State University and University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In the past he has been an accountant, attorney, adjunct professor in Business Law, Accounting and Internal Auditing, financial advisor, supervisory principal, and compliance officer. He also passed the Georgia CPA Exam, the Certified Internal Auditor Exam, and the FINRA Series 7, 24 and 9/10 exams.

He is presently also a contributor on Seeking Alpha, MSN Top Stocks Blog, and Motley Fool, and is a member of the M100 on Marketocracy, an elite honor chosen by the editors of Marketocracy as being in the top 100 portfolio managers of over 100,000 portfolios they review. 

Most Recent Stories

Chart of the Day: Call for Philip Morris

The Chart of the Day belongs to the tobacco company Philip Morris (PM) . I found the stock by sorting the S&P 100 Index stocks first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month and having...

PM : 101.88 (+0.25%)
PG : 150.24 (+0.64%)
Chart of the Day: Call for Philip Morris

The Chart of the Day belongs to the tobacco company Philip Morris (PM) . I found the stock by sorting the S&P 100 Index stocks first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month and having...

PM : 101.88 (+0.25%)
PG : 150.24 (+0.64%)
Chart of the Day: Proctor & Gamble - Steady MegaCap

The Chart of the Day belongs to the consumer products company Proctor & Gamble (PG). I found the stock by sorting the S&P 100 Index stocks first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month...

PG : 150.24 (+0.64%)
Chart of the Day: Harmony Biosciences Holdings Climbs to an All-Time High

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Harmony Biosciences Holdings (HRMY) . I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page, and then I clicked on pull-down to select...

HRMY : 60.02 (+0.62%)
Chart of the Day: Proctor & Gamble - Steady MegaCap

The Chart of the Day belongs to the consumer products company Proctor & Gamble (PG). I found the stock by sorting the S&P 100 Index stocks first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month...

PG : 150.24 (+0.64%)
Chart of the Day: Harmony Biosciences Holdings Climbs to an All-Time High

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Harmony Biosciences Holdings (HRMY) . I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page, and then I clicked on pull-down to select...

HRMY : 60.02 (+0.62%)
Chart of the Day: Build-A-Bear Workshop Soars to a 15-Year High

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) . I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page, and then I clicked on pull-down to select stocks...

BBW : 25.17 (+1.45%)
Chart of the Day: Build-A-Bear Workshop Soars to a 15-Year High

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) . I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page, and then I clicked on pull-down to select stocks...

BBW : 25.17 (+1.45%)
Chart of the Day: Huron Consulting Group Climbs to a 15-Year High

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Huron Consulting Group (HURN) . I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page, and then I clicked on pull-down to select stocks...

HURN : 78.39 (-0.32%)
Chart of the Day: Huron Consulting Group Climbs to a 15-Year High

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Huron Consulting Group (HURN) . I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page, and then I clicked on pull-down to select stocks...

HURN : 78.39 (-0.32%)

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Tesla investors are becoming increasingly frustrated with @elonmusk and urge him to stop wasting time on Twitter $TWTR. This comes as $TSLA shares are down 48% over the last year which is significantly worse than the major indices and other car manufacturers like $GM and $F. https://t.co/zPAZi3fLl3
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So you want a Pivot? Not so fast! Great visual from Strategas Securities shows how the S&P 500 typically responds after a pivot. On average, the $SPX falls 23.5% over a period of 195 days. https://t.co/Ypnf94GH6Y
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Since mid-October, the stock market has rallied even as longer term treasury yields continue to fall further below short-term debt. Keep in mind that bonds are typically considered to be a leading indicator of equities because bond traders are speculating on economic trends. https://t.co/3eBwYhzJtg
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Buying crypto is like buying pet rocks says JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon https://t.co/La9MiNaazP
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Carvana $CVNA now down 98.5% over the last year https://t.co/zQ9n4kzEI9
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For the first time since 2011, the S&P 500 $SPX traded lower for the first 5 days to start a month 👀 Where is that Santa Claus Rally at? 😂 https://t.co/WTY3fDX8IX
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Stocks w/ most active options trading: $TSLA - 1.907M $AMZN - 1.703M $AAPL - 1.376M $META - 580k $AMC - 503k $BABA - 500k $AMD - 432k $NVDA - 417k $CVNA - 390k $GOOGL - 356k $BAC - 319k $PYPL - 307k $C - 280k $NFLX - 260k $GOOG - 232k $GME - 230k What options did you trade?
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% of Large Cap Stocks Above Their Moving Averages Energy looking rough on the 5, 20, and 50D 👀 https://t.co/cufhZisVgJ
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Stock Market Fear & Greed Index = 58 (Greed) https://t.co/zWnIVD83hI
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When will Air Travel return to Pre-Pandemic Levels? https://t.co/cuqr7SmPBT
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Rough 1 year chart for $AMC https://t.co/FeWGPE9KSO
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Jim Cramer warns investors that it's not too late to sell your crypto positions and that $XRP $ADA $DOGE and $MATIC could all collapse to zero. https://t.co/j30BKubXgV
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Today's Futures Heat Map Strongest: Natural Gas, Orange Juice, Lumber, Wheat Weakest: Heating Oil, Gasoline, Crude Oil, Cotton https://t.co/UsH3n4t0tS
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Stocks Under Pressure As Weak Chinese Trade News Sparks Global Growth Concerns Related Stocks: $EXPE $LUV $AAL $FITB https://t.co/4k9EphrEQ4
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4 Stock Market Morning Movers: $BABA $ABNB $MDB $JD Check out the details 👇 https://t.co/NQBvfOu2MO
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Markets Today: Stocks Undercut By Negative Chinese Trade News Related Stocks: $ABNB $PINS $BABA $AAPL https://t.co/MilVzMldgB
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Nancy Pelosi (and Paul) sold $4M+ worth of $V on November 8. Let's keep an eye on how Visa performs over the coming months. Remember that on July 26, Nancy Pelosi also sold $4M+ worth of Nvidia and since that sale, $NVDA is down 11.4% compared to 6% for $QQQ and 9% for $SOX. https://t.co/WhY5h63RRr
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S&P 500 $SPX unfortunately was unable to hold the 200 Day Moving Average and is now just above its 100 Day. Will that hold or will it fall further to the 50 Day? https://t.co/m5a3ptFCHW
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Bed Bath & Beyond $BBBY pulled a Peloton $PTON https://t.co/Pmxm2I1Q6v
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Bears are having a great year but even more so for those who are short Goldman's basket of most-shorted stocks. This basket is on track for its worst year since data began to be collected in 2008. https://t.co/136nlHmy5N
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Lumber with a nice bounce today but this 3 year chart shows that it has basically fallen back to pre-pandemic levels https://t.co/LcRjR5apc5
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7 Fear & Greed Indicators: * Market Momentum (Fear) * Stock Price Strength (Extreme Greed) * Stock Price Breadth (Extreme Greed) * Put & Call Options (Extreme Greed) * Market Volatility (Neutral) * Safe Haven Demand (Fear) * Junk Bond Demand (Fear) https://t.co/pmUfRILfLu https://t.co/d88cJceNwc
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