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SP500 : High Beta - Low Beta ETFs: Risk On Behavior ?
The level of risk taking according to that ratio is far from the zone reached at the end of August to mid-September.
SP500 Consumer Discretionary: Still Oversold ?
The 7 DMA on that ratio is at level of previous bottoms observed in February and April 2014.
Technical Observation of the Day: Back above the 20 DMA on Linkedln LNKD On October 30, LNKD closed above the 20 DMA at $201.24.
Stocks to Bonds Ratio : Back Into the Critical Zone ?
The only time that this ratio and the 50 DMA was at that level was in December 2007.
Russell 2000 and DJ Industrial ratio: Break Out ?
That ratio ( Russell 2000 over DJ Industrial ) broke a resistance trendline on October 28.
The Semiconductor Sector ( SMH ) : Testing the 50 DMA ?
The Semiconductor Sector ETF ( SMH ) is currently testing the 50 DMA at 50.19.
Technical Observation of the Day: Closed below the 20 and 50 DMA on Facebook - FBOn Oc 29, Facebook Shares broke on the downside the 20 and the 50 DMA then at 76.65.
DJ Transport and Industrials Ratio: Highest Ever ?
Observe that we reached on October 28 2014 on a ratio basis, the highest level made ever!
The VIX/ Gold Correlation US Dollar and SP500: Higher Volatility Ahead ?
VIX/GOLD correlation getting near 0.75 on October 28 and VIX was under 15, indicating more volatility ahead...
ETF s Volume Adv/Decl: Near Overbought Zone ?
It is now getting near overbought territory and as history suggest, when reached, we can expect a tiny correction within the next few trading sessions...
Technical Observation of the Day: 20 DMA above 50 DMA on Apple - AAPL
On October 28, the 20 DMA on Apple at $100.84 rose above the 50 DMA at $100.81
Technical Observation of the Day: Back Above the 20 DMA on Google-GOOG
On October 28, Google Shares are back above the 20 DMA at 546.15
SP500 Financials and VIX: Market Not Fearless ?
The market continue to price more and more risks on each correction as level of the ratio continue to make lower highs and lower lows...
SP500 (E-Mini) Volume Last Year and Now: Volume Up 50.7% ?
So the volume increased with the first real correction in SP500 futuresin 2014.
Technical Observation of the Day: Closed Below the 200 DMA on Tesla Motors - $TSLAOn October 27, Tesla Shares closed below the 200 DMA
NYSE Summation Index: A Macro Signal : Bullish Mode ?
We reached level not seen on the Summation Index since June 2012 when we had a reversal in the SP500.
SP500 Utilities Sector: Tested the High Ever of December 2007 ?
The XLU tested on October 24 the highest level at 44.66 reached on the week of December 3rd 2007...
Russell 2000 vs SP500: Ratio Near Resistance Trendline ?
But to have a real bullish impulse, we need to break that resistance trendline that started July 1st.
Technical Observation of the Day: New High on Facebook - FB
On October 24, Facebook Shares made a new high at $80.82.
Technical Observation of the Day: Close Above the 50 DMA on Microsoft - MSFT On October 24, we broke on the upside the 50 DMA on MSFT then at $45.56 and closed above
SP600 : Volume A/D: Overbought Zone ?
This ratio is now into an overbought zone.
TSX60, Cdn Dollar and SP100: Canadian Assets at Discount ?
On a relative basis, the last time it was that cheap for the Canadian Stocks was in August 2005.
The Material Sector (XLB): Tested the 200 DMA and Failed ?
The Material Sector ETF ( XLB ) tested the 200 DMA at 48.07 on October 23, but failed to close above.
Technical Observation of the Day: Tested and Failed the 50 DMA on Nasdaq 100 - QQQOn October 23, we tested the 50 DMA on QQQ at $97.96 and failed to close above.
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.
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