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Trend table status

Trend

SP-500

R2000

COMPX

Primary

Up 7/31/20

?- 3/31/20

Up 5/29/20

Intermediate

Up 10/2/20

Up 8/21/20

Up 10/9/20

Sub-Intermediate

Up 10/15/20

Up 10/9/20

Up 10/13/20

Short term

Up 10/5/20

Up 10/1/20

Up 9/30/20


Don Worden of Worden Brothers (makers of Telechart software) used to keep a trend table before his health issues got in the way. I always found it useful. Mine is slightly different. Hopefully helpful. Up? or Dn? means loss of momentum. ? by itself means trend is neutral. ?+ or ?- means trend is neutral with bias of up(+) or down (-)

Friday, August 19, 2016

Daily update 8/19

While the daily pattern is not exactly every other day a different direction it is pretty close.


One thing that is consistent day to day is the low volatility.  Only the direction changes.  Breadth was -57%.  New highs fell back down to 114.  Resistance held today.


The futures bounced off the 50 SMA again today.  They didn't get much traction last time, but that might have been because of option expiration. 


The green count turned back down with the down day in the indexes.  Neither the bulls or the bears are very ambitious.

Resistance has been strong this week, but it might have been option related.  If so it could be gone next week.  If the market still fails to get traction then a pullback in Sept. seems likely.

The market and sector status pages have been updated.  Have a great weekend.

Bob

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