Category Archives: U.S. Indexes

S&P 500 hits a new closing high

This is a tentative breakout worthy of a headline but not a trade. Wait for a confirmed breakout. You will know.

New closing high for the S&P 500

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The following chart was published in The Economist

Published in The Economist

https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2018/08/23/americas-stockmarket-passes-a-milestone

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Utilities up 8.14% over the past month

This could be a defensive play in reaction to the tariff fiasco. Notice the drop in the tariff sensitive sectors of materials and industrials.

Utliities up 8.14% over the past month.

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Nasdaq hits record high

Nasdaq hits a record high

Nasdaq 3-Year Weekly Candlestick Chart

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S&P 600 small-cap index was the winner in the first half

S&P 600 Index up 8.66%  for the first half of the year.

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S&P 500 sector performance for the first half of 2018

S&P 500 sector performance for the first half of 2018.

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S&P 500 on track to test resistance at 2800

But, the breakout will have to hold above 2742

S&P 500 daily chart

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Another test for S&P 500 at 200-day average

The S&P 500 is holding at the 200-day average. The near-term trend is positive and I am looking for a test near the April high of 2717. A breakout above the April high would be a positive near-term signal for the S&P 500.

S&P 500 test of the 200-day moving average.

Here is a live 4-year weekly chart for the S&P 500 Index.

Reference my last post for the S&P 500 index.

Here was my post on the sector performance.

List of S&P 500 companies

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S&P 500 ytd sector performance

S&P 500 ytd sector performance

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