Apr 042016
 

It is about a dovish Fed. It is about yield. It is about risk-off

S&P 500 sector performance for the first quarter_2016-04-01

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Mar 262016
 

Dovish Fed,focus on yield and risk-off gave a boost to utilities

S&P 500 YTD Sector Performance

S&P 500 YTD Sector Performance

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A daily view for the S&P 500 showing a 6-month chart

S&P 500 6-Month Daily Chart

S&P 500 6-Month Daily Chart

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A weekly view for the S&P 500 showing a 4-year chart

S&P 500 4-Year Weekly Chart

S&P 500 4-Year Weekly Chart

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Mar 162016
 

I have identified the resistance zone of 2080 to 2100. Volume is ok and the momentum indicators are confirming the near-term uptrend. S&P 500 is trading above the 200-day moving average.

S&P 500 6-Month Daily Chart showing break above the 200-day simple moving average.

S&P 500 6-Month Daily Chart

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Mar 092016
 
S&P 500 Sector Performance

S&P 500 Sector Performance

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“If you dither, you lose”

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Mar 082016
 

Trouble at 2000 and still below the 200-day simple moving average

Chart showing the failure of the S&P 500 at 2000

S&P 500 6-Month Chart

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“If you dither, you lose”

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Mar 012016
 
Tall shaven head and shaven bottom candlestick is a graphical representation of the powerful 2.39% upswing today. Need to look for follow through on Wednesday
S&P 500 Daily Candlestick Chart showing the move above the 50 day simple moving average.

S&P 500 Daily Candlestick Chart

Some points from the above daily chart of the S&P 500:

  • A strong move back above the 50-day sma.
  • Closed above resistance of 1950.
  • I posted a chart for the break below the 50-day on Monday.
  • What a difference a day makes!
  • The shaven head and shaven bottom candlestick is a graphical representation of the move.
  • Shaven head represents a close at the high of the day.
  • Shaven bottom represents the open as the low of the day.
  • In other words, no dithering.
  • The market opened at the low and closed at the high
  • Bodes well for a follow through on Wednesday.
  • The volume is the fuel that drives the market. Must have volume in an uptrend. Volume was ok today.
  • If the break holds, the next resistance point is 2000.
  • A break above 2000 indicates a test of the 200-day sma.
  • And, …………

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Risk on sectors dominated the action today

S&P 500 Sectors

S&P 500 Sectors

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Feb 292016
 
S&P 500 5-Month Daily Chart showing the close below the 50-day sma

S&P 500 5-Month Daily Chart

Reference the Feb 17, 2016 post: Dead cat bounce? S&P 500 will test resistance at 1950

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Feb 172016
 
1950 is just the first resistance point
S&P 500 1-Year Daily Chart will test resistance at 1950

S&P 500 1-Year Daily Bar Chart

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