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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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Apple: Oct 17 Trading Daily Profit $1.63/sh, Weekly Profits of $16.49/sh


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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​​​​October 15

APPLE Daily Technicals - Apple Shares at Crossroads ?
So it is D-Day for Apple Shares.

SP500 E-Mini Futures Daily Z4 - Tested the 200 DMA and Failed ?
The next leg of that market will be decided by the Financials.

​​SP1500 Volume Advance-Decline: Cumulative Still Bearish ?
The long term Cumulative 7 DMA on that breath indicator (SP1500) turned to a bearish signal on September 9.
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SP500 : Price Volume Trend: Weakest since December 2012 ?
Divergence confirmed.

​SP500 Financials ( XLF ): Major Support Trendline Broken ?
​​We broke Major Trendline on October 13 and we are quite ​near testing the 200 DMA at 22.34. ​​

Technical Observation of the Day: Testing the Support on the Falling Wedge Pattern on Apple - AAPL


​​​​​​​​​October 14

Volume Advance-Decline of Financials: Near Oversold Zone ?
Financials reached almost the oversold zone near the -40 mark on October 13.

SP500 : High Beta - Low Beta ETFs: Risk Taking Back to November 2013 ?
That ratio tells us the market is still full risk Off and reached a ​level not seen since November 2013.

Russell and DJ Industrial : Russell Underperforming DJ Tremendously ?
That ratio​​ ( Russell 2000 over DJ Industrial ) reached a level not seen since August 2013.

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

Technical Observation of the Day: 20 DMA below 50 DMA Nasdaq 100 - QQQ
On October 13, the 20 DMA Nasdaq 100 at $98.03 fell ​below the 50 DMA at $98.06.


​​​​October 13

SP500 , D Jones Industrials and Transports : Houston, We Have a Problem !
Is it really the correction that most of us are waiting for ? The signs are there indeed !

The Healthcare Sector : My Broken 200 DMA ?
It did broke the 200 DMA on October 9 at 48.03.

APPLE Technicals Behavior - Apple Shares Behavior Before Q4 ER
​​This is a research based on the historical behavior prior and after of the ​release of Apple Q4 ER.

Technical Observation of the Day: Broke the 200 DMA on SPDR SP500 ETF - SPY On October 10, we broke the 200 DMA on SPY.

Technical Observation of the Day: Break Down of the DMAs on Netflix - NFLX On October 10, Netflix Shares broke the 50 DMA and the 20 DMA.


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