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Time To Tune Out Market Pundits

Fugly day in the stock market. We had to post a response to the market punditry rationalization on why stocks accelerated downward today: “the S&P500 broke its 200-day moving average.“ Are you fricking kidding me? The S&P500 has been under … Continue reading

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The S&P Levels You Need To Know

Interesting double-top, double bottom W forming in the S&P500.   In honor of George H.W. and George W.?  Hmmm…… The futures were rejected right at key resistance in overnight trading, making a high at 2814.0 during in early morning pre-trading and … Continue reading

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S&P Levels To Watch

We maintain our view there is a high probability the 2018 S&P500 intraday low at 2532.69 will be tested, which is 5.87 percent below today’s close. The next levels to watch are closes below 2641.24 and 2581.0, the recent and … Continue reading

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Crude Testing Critical Support…Will Stocks Follow?

The near WTI futures price is down 21 percent since peaking on October 3rd as traders front ran the Iranian oil sanctions, which went in to place this week.   Fearing spiking oil prices, the U.S. granted waivers to eight of … Continue reading

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Why The 2018 Stock Market Corrections Are Different

Just a quick note and some data to bolster our last post and concern that Treasury yields are not coming in  during this stock market correction. The table illustrates that the this year’s two S&P 10 percent corrections have coincided … Continue reading

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S&P500 Key Levels

The oversold S&P is off 30 points from its morning high.  It’s imperative it has a strong close today. We do think a test of the February low of 2532. 69 is a done deal, that is another 5.4 percent … Continue reading

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Price Action In The S&P & Its 200-day MA

That was easy. Only second close below the 200-day (2765ish) for the S&P since January 2016.   The 200-day has been steel support for the S&P500, and a trampoline for reversal rallies over the past few years.   Not today. Is this … Continue reading

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S&P500 Flirting With Key Support

The S&P500 moved through its 200-day moving average this morning and has bounced almost 20 points back above the low for a day back through the 200-day .   Since early 2016, the 200-day has acted as steel support for stocks, … Continue reading

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The Streak

In case you missed Charlie B.’s excellent table from yesterday, which illustrates the S&P500 has not closed below its 200-day moving average in 526 days, here you go. Stunning, especially given Joltin’ Joe’s hitting streak lasted 526 consecutive games.  Coincidence?   You … Continue reading

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S&P500 Breaks Support To Close Below Key Level

Big reversal in U.S. stocks today. The S&P broke key support trading through the 50 and 100-day moving average and the .50 Fibonacci retracement level to close slightly below 2700.  Next stop is the 200-day moving average at 2689.19 and … Continue reading

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