The most important indices closed surprisingly properly on Monday. Though the preliminary morning gap-up didn’t maintain, the Dow Jones (DIA) and the Russell 2000 (IWM) had been in a position to make a comeback, with help from IWM’s 50-DMA at $221.58 and the low of 8/19 at $347.31 for DIA.
However, the S&P 500 (SPY) and the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) haven’t run into major help from their main transferring averages and are most certainly holding due energy discovered within the DIA and IWM. Which means if the SPY and the QQQ are going proceed larger with out making a full pullback to help, they are going to want each the DIA and IWM to guide them.
The rationale why DIA and IWM are certified to guide the market larger is that each held key help ranges whereas the SPY and QQQ didn’t. Nevertheless, if the QQQ and the SPY don’t maintain over Monday’s low, look ahead to them to go in the direction of their 50-day transferring averages at $441 for the SPY and $368 for the QQQ.
With that mentioned, if Monday’s dip patrons had been right, Tuesday ought to convey continued energy. A method we will inform if shopping for is robust is by watching intra-day quantity in comparison with the typical quantity. To do that, strive watching quantity on a 5-minute chart in comparison with previous buying and selling days. What we’re in search of is larger quantity because the market strikes up.
If tomorrow’s worth motion holds or rises on weak quantity, keep cautious, because the indices may very well be weakening and in search of one other downturn.
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The market is at a really pivotal level proper now, we’re both in for a a lot deeper correction or that is one other dip into help. On the latest edition of StockCharts TV’s Mish’s Market Minute, Mish weighs the proof and dives into the macro, the place we must always probably be placing our cash as we go ahead.
- S&P 500 (SPY): 441 help.
- Russell 2000 (IWM): Closed over the 50-DMA at 221.58.
- Dow (DIA): Again over help of 347.31.
- Nasdaq (QQQ): 374.22 low to carry.
- KRE (Regional Banks): Like this to remain over the 50-DMA and clear the 10-DMA at 64.85.
- SMH (Semiconductors): Doji day. Additionally holding over the 10-DMA at 271.72.
- IYT (Transportation): Flirting with the 200-DMA.
- IBB (Biotechnology): 168.15 help from the 50-DMA.
- XRT (Retail): 91.49 help.
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