VIX is showing no fear: How about you?
The S&P500 Index is up 29% from the October, 2011 low and 22% from the November, 2011 retracement. When you trade stocks, you deal with probabilities. And there is an increased probability of a correction, in the range of a 50% retracement, after a 20% move in an index or a stock. You must give increased weight to any topping pattern on the charts. Yes, be a little bit cautious and maybe a little fearful. You can always count on two attributes of the market: fear and greed.
Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.
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