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VIX and SP500: Fear not Priced in Yet ?
The VIX is not pricing any fear at those levels.
Volume Advance-Decline of Financials: From Overbought Zone ?
Financials reached the overbought zone above the 40 mark on August 27.
Technical Observation of the Day: Broken 20 DMA on Plug Power ( PLUG )
On August 28, we broke the 20 DMA ( Day Moving Average on PLUG at $5.72.
SP500: Ratio % Stocks Above50/200 DMA: Divergence ?
A new high on SP500 on August 26 compare to the previous high on July 3 did not bring that ratio near the previous highs of June 20, reflecting a huge divergence and weaker technical market.
Internet Stocks (FDN ETF): Outperforming SP500 ?
Take note that Internet Stocks outperformed since August 5 the SP500.
Technical Observation of the Day: Shooting Star on Bank of America on August 26 - A Follow Up ( BAC )
Technical Observation of the Day: Shooting Star on Bank of America ( BAC )
SP600 : Volume A/D: Near Overbought Zone ?
This ratio is now getting near an overbought zone.
The Material Sector : Underperforming SP500 ?
The Material Sector ETF ( XLB ) started to underperformed
since August 6 compare to the Mighty SP500 and the 21 DMA
turned south on August 22.
The VIX/ Gold Correlation US Dollar and SP500: Higher Volatility Ahead ?
VIX/GOLD correlation at 0.88 and VIX below 12 are pricing
The Energy Sector : My Uptrend Channel ?
The Energy Sector ETF ( XLE ) is within an uptrend channel that started on August 7.
SP500 (E-Mini) Volume Last Year and Now: Volume Down 21.6% ?
So for the last 14 sessions, e-mini SP500 futures traded compare to last year at the same period
a 21.6% decrease.
SMBDH Trendicator : Overbought Zone ?
High Beta / Low Beta ETFs : Still Risk On ?
SP500 : Price Volume Trend : Divergence ?
SP1500 Volume Advance-Decline: Short Term Near Overbought ?
On a short term basis, the SP 1500 AD Volume Line is getting near the ovebought level zone.
Russell 2000, DJ Industrial and SP500: Russell Outperforming DJ ?
And the 21 DMA is in a reversal phase, indicating an outperformance of
the Russell 2000 compare to the Mighty Dow Jones Industrial
SP500 Financials HVol: Historical Volatility Still Grinding ?
HVOL did reached on July 2 level last seen back to January 2014 and finally rising since.
The Industrial Sector : 200 DMA Tested ?
The XLI ETF did test the 200 DMA (Day Moving Average) since July 31 but did close above on August 8: a good technical sign indeed.
NASDAQ McClellan Indicator and SP500: From Oversold Zone ?
This indicator is rebounding from an oversold stance (under -30) and still have some room on the upside.
The Healthcare Sector : Still Below the 50 DMA ?
And on August 5, we tested and broke the 50 DMA then at 60.84, a very bad omen for the Healthcare Sector ETF ( now at 60.91 ). We
are still below the 50 DMA.
SP500 CBOE SKEW Index: SKEW Collapsing ?
The option market is telling us to expect the market to a normal return profile.
SP500 and Russel Financial Services and VIX: Fear Priced Into the Market ?
On August 8, the 7 DMA reached level ( 73.7 ) not seen since February 14 2014, indicating that the market is pricing too much fear on a short term basis.
NYSE Summation Index: A Macro Signal : Still Into a Bearish Mode ?
Each time we had the 7 day moving average going down
(it did on July 9 with SP500 at 1973), market followed.
The Oil / Gold Ratio and SP500: A Bearish Mix ?
A bearish mix since July 25.
SP500 Index Bull% Index: Still Weakening ?
This ratio turned bearish since July 17 and now stand
at 70.00% (75.69% for the 7 DMA) and reached level not since since May 8.
Russell 2000 vs SP500: Russell = SP500 at 1420 ?
The last time the 7 DMA was at that level (.582) was back in December 2012 when the SP500 Index was trading at 1420...
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