Category Archives: U.S. Indexes

S&P 500 chart analysis

Major uptrend still in effect for the S&P 500. But how long more will it last?
S&P 500 chart analysis showing the trendline.

S&P 500 5-Year Weekly Chart

There is a high probability the S&P 500 will test the trendline which is the 200-day simple moving average.

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“The trend is your friend until it ends.”

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West Texas Intermediate Crude daily chart

Testing the support level of 99 on the daily chart
West Texas Intermediate testing the support level of 99 on the daily chart.

West Texas Intermediate 6 Month Daily Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for WTIC.

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“Charting is all about assessing probabilities”

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West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil weekly chart

Breakout from resistance of $105
Breakout for WTIC today from resistance of $105

West Texas Intermediate Weekly chart

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“Charting is all about assessing probabilities”

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Dow Jones Industrial Average chart analysis

Last correction for the Dow was in 2011
Weekly chart for the Dow Jones Industrial Average showing the last correction in 2011.

Dow Jones Industrial Average 5 Year Weekly Chart courtesy of BigCharts.com

The S&P 500 SPX +0.09% is certainly overbought, in our opinion, and has gone well beyond the time in which it typically endures a correction or worse (the 500 has advanced for 32 months without a decline of 10% or more, versus the average of 18 months since 1945). In addition, valuations on trailing and projected Operating and GAAP (also known as “As Reported”) earnings per share, are equal to their long-term averages. Read more……….

“The bulls have clearly been in the lead,” Francois Savary, who helps oversee about $9.5 billion as chief investment officer at Reyl & Cie., said by phone from Geneva. “But even with improving economic data, I think that the U.S. market may have gone too far too fast, and I don’t see too much potential from here. I would pull out of U.S. equities and go into emerging markets.” Read more…………

Reference the last chart analysis for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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“Keep It Simple!”

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Dow Jones Industrial Average

Reaction to the ECB rate cut!
Dow Jones Industrial Average daily chart showing the reaction to the ECB rate cut.

Dow Jones Industrial Average Daily Chart

Acting in a more sweeping fashion than most investors anticipated, the European Central Bank yesterday cut interest rates to unprecedented lows …………………..

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“Always trade in the direction of the major trend”

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Dow Jones Industrial Average

Can the Dow Jones Industrial Average hold above 16,700?
Daily candlestick chart for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Dow Jones Industrial Average courtesy of StockCharts.com

This will be a big week for the Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  1. U.S. jobs report on Friday
  2. Tentative but key support level at 16,700
  3. Index in all-time high territory
  4. Major, intermediate and near-term trends are up

Reference the last chart analysis for index.

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“Always trade in the direction of the major trend”

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Dow Jones Industrial Average chart

Will there be a breakout or a double top?
Dow Jones Industrial Average chart and a major test at the May high of 16735

Dow Jones Industrial Average Daily Chart

The major trend, intermediate trend and near-term trend are all up. On Balance Volume (OBV) is confirming the uptrend. And the DOW is trading above the 50-day and 200-day simple moving averages.

The Dow Jones Industrial Index is testing a major resistance point.

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“Always trade in the direction of the major trend”

Note: Click on HOME for updated postings. This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts and other technical indicators including volume, moving averages and oscillators. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.