Tag Archives: SPX

Leaning Bullish for the SPX in Low 1300s

Yesterday’s Low came in right at yesterday’s Oversold level of 1310.  Today’s quantitative levels are 1308 (Oversold) and 1335 (Overbought).  The SPX needs to begin to press the Overbought levels in order to achieve escape velocity.  This is very comfortable … Continue reading

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Accumulation / Distribution Trends of $SPY

What should we make of the last seven market days? Below is an Open-High-Low-Close for $SPY from April 3rd (April 2nd was the 52 week high) through today. This chart looks different than an OHLC chart of the S&P 500 … Continue reading

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Equity Futures Lower; Pressing Oversold Conditions

The initial reaction to Friday’s Employment Situation report was not nearly as bad as where the SPX closed.  Nevertheless, the SPX closed down some 22 handles; sending it to essentially the same level as the end of February. Today’s Overbought … Continue reading

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Analysis of the S&P 500 on Jobs Day

Today was an ugly day for equities and Treasurys were not the beneficiary.  But in preparation for the Employment Situation report tomorrow, I thought it would be good to become familiar with some history.  Of the 15 Employment Situation reports … Continue reading

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In Anticipation of GDP; S&P 500 Strategy

Thursday’s market action was the direct result of a short covering rally: low volume and almost zero news to act as a catalyst either way. The SPX reached above 1400 and is now comfortably above the more significant level of … Continue reading

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Bernanke Wins Again; Earnings Continue To Beat

Yesterday the SPX gravitated to the 1390 handle I’ve mentioned several times this week. It is no doubt pivotal for both bulls and bears. Equity bears are in the Hurt Locker here; while it won’t be an easy push above … Continue reading

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Anecdotal Evidence of Economic Expansion

Land surveying is one of the foremost leading indicators of economic activity. It is a required procedure for most every form of construction. If Target wants to create a new island in their parking lot, it requires a survey. If … Continue reading

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After Apple, SPX Futures Higher; Key Levels

Yesterday started out as planned, or at least according to yesterday’s quantitative levels of 1366 / 1377. After opening up flat, the SPX took to higher levels immediately following the 10 AM economic releases–specifically the revision to last month’s New … Continue reading

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The Opportunity Presented Itself; Capitalize

The last four days have been pretty much the opposite of the “two steps forward, one step back” scenario I’ve previously suggested for equities. Yesterday, the SPX dropped below my Oversold condition of 1372 on the open and it was … Continue reading

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Euro Fears Rise, Equities Fall

European drama is certainly back in the minds of market participants. Futures took a sharp dive lower at 4 AM ET this morning after economic data pointed to a weakening Euro-Zone. Specifically, Germany Manufacturing PMI slumped to its lowest level … Continue reading

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