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Jean-Pierre Desloges CFA  is a professional  investment consultant/ blogger/ trader with over 25 years of experience working on the buy and sell-side.

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October 23

SP500 Financials Bull% Index: Level not seen since December 2011 ?
...with financials into a ​bearish mode as sentiment get weaker and are into ​oversold conditions.
 
The Energy Sector : XLE Death Cross ?
On October 22, a Death Cross happened on ​The Energy Sector ETF ( XLE ).

Technical Observation of the Day: Shooting Star on Apple - AAPL
On October 22, a Shooting Star was observed on Apple.

Technical Observation of the Day: Back below the 20 DMA on Linkedln - LNKD  On October 22, LNKD closed below the 20 DMA at $202.96.



October 22

SP500: Ratio % Stocks Above50/200 DMA: Technical Rebound Only ?
The strong rise in this ratio since October 16 is just a technical rebound from Oversold Conditions.

The Industrial Sector : Testing the 200 DMA ?

The XLI ETF did test the 200 DMA level on October 21 at 52.76.

Technical Observation of the Day: Back Above the 20 DMA on SPDR SP500 ETF - SPY On October 21, we came back above the 20 DMA on SPY at ​$193.19.

Technical Observation of the Day: Back Above the 50 DMA on Bank of America - BACOn October 21, Bank of America Shares broke on the upside the 50 DMA ​at $16.40


October 21


SP500 and the Yen: Follow the Yen My Dear ?

But Since October 20, the Yen started to turn stronger. ​The Mighty SP500 will follow this trend also ( weaker )...​​


The Consumer Staples Sector : Strong Technicals ?

We tested on October 15 and 16 the 200 DMA ...

Technical Observation of the Day: Back above the 20 DMA on Facebook - FB On October 20, Facebook Shares broke on the upside the 20 DMA

Technical Observation of the Day: Back Above the 20 DMA on PLUG Power -
PLUG On October 20, Plug Power Shares broke on the upside the 20 DMA


October 20

SP500 Financials Weekly: Failed to Get Back Into the Uptrend Channel ?
We failed to get back into the weekly support trendline thta started in ​October 2013 at 22.65.

Internet Stocks (FDN ETF): 20 DMA broke the 200 DMA - Really ?

The Internet Index Fund 20 DMA at 59.27 on October 17 broke the 200 DMA at 59.48.

Technical Observation of the Day: 20 DMA below 50 DMA on Apple - AAPL
On October 17, the 20 DMA on Apple at $99.73 fell ​below the 50 DMA at $99.84.

Technical Observation of the Day: Back Above the 50 DMA on Facebook - FB On October 17, Facebook Shares broke on the upside the 50 DMA then at $75.83.


​​​​​​​October 17

APPLE Daily Technicals - Just a Rebound my Dear ?
For me, it will remain just a rebound unless we do close above $97.95 for today.

SP500 E-Mini Futures Daily Z4 - My Dead Cat Bounce Wave ? 
This is option expiration week which historically, we ​close on a stronger note at the end of the week.

NYSE New Highs / New Lows and SP500: Short Term Oversold ?
It reached an oversold level on October 16. ​​

SP500 + Russel Financials and VIX: Fear Already Price In the Market ?
...reached the zone associated with a fear factor well overdone on a short term basis.

SP500 Technology Bull% Index: Weakest Bull Sentiment Since June 2012
That Sentiment Index reached a new low on Oc 16, lowest level since June 2012 and well into oversold territory.

Technical Observation of the Day: The 200 DMA tested on Tesla Motors - TSLA On October 16, Tesla Shares tested the 200 DMA .


​​​​​​​​​October 16

APPLE Daily Technicals - Damage Report ?
We finally broke the support level of the wedge at $98.91, triggering a nasty ​bear move.

​​SP500 E-Mini Futures Daily Z4 - Did you Capitulate my Dear ?
Financials did broke the 200 DMA and lead the way of capitulation yesterday in the SP500.

SP500 Index Bull% Index: Lowest of the past 3 Years ?
​​That spot level is the lowest of the past 3 years​​ and near reversal.

NYSE Summation Index: A Macro Signal : Still Into a Bearish Mode ?
​We reached level not seen since June 2012 when we had a reversal in the SP500.

​​SP500 Financials HVol: Near Panic Level ?
HVOL did reached on Oct 15 level not seen since February 2014 when we had a market reversal on Financials.

Technical Observation of the Day: Broken Falling Wedge Pattern on Apple - AAPL We have a broken Falling Wedge Pattern on Apple Shares

Technical Observation of the Day: Hammer on Microsoft - MSFT

On October 15, a Hammer Pattern on MSFT.

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