Category Archives: U.S. Indexes

West Texas Intermediate 2-year chart

40-Week (200-Day) moving average defines the major downtrend and major resistance

West Texas Intermediate 2-Year Weekly chart

West Texas Intermediate 2-Year Weekly chart

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S&P 500 is flat for the year with utilities leading

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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WTI resistance at the 200-day moving average

Near-term uptrend with resistance at 42 and support at 40. But, the major trend is down as represented by the 200-day moving average. A break below 40 would indicate a test at 39.  A break below 39 indicates a major test at 35. Reference the link below the chart.

West Texas Intermediate 6-Month Daily Chart

West Texas Intermediate 6-Month Daily Chart

Reference my post from March 15, 2016 for the support levels below 40.

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S&P 500 closes above the 200-day moving average

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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West Texas Intermediate daily chart – 35 is major support

The near-term uptrend for WTI failed at 39 so this is the current reference point for the resistance level. WTI dropped 1.74% today to close at 36.72. The 36 level is a tentative support level that would trigger sell orders if crude breaks below this point. But, the major support level is 35. A Break below 35 would trigger heavy selling and a test of the February lows would come into play.

West Texas Intermediate 5-Month Daily Chart showing major support at 35

West Texas Intermediate 5-Month Daily Chart

Reference my chart analysis for WTI on March 2, 2016 when 35 was major resistance for the near-term uptrend. Because of the reversal of roles, 35 is now major support.

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YTD: Utilities is the leading sector in the S&P 500

S&P 500 Sector Performance

S&P 500 Sector Performance

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S&P 500 near-term uptrend fails at 2000 resistance zone

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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