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  • Technical Analysis & Charts | VIX | Trader Talk | Apr 24, 2015, 10:30 AM

    Weekly Market Commentary 4.24.15

    Weekly Market Commentary 4.24.15

    Both bulls and bears are frustrated by recent action. Most recently, $SPX has made repeated attempts to challenge the all-time highs, but it has not yet been able to break out.  There is resistance in the 2110- 2120 area that has contained all advances. In any case, the $SPX chart is still neutral until it breaks out of the triangle in a convincing way. Equity-only put-call ratios have been bullish since around the first of the month. But this week, they began to curl upwards -- a move which[...]

  • Technical Analysis & Charts | Mar 13, 2015, 10:23 AM

    Weekly Market Commentary 3.13.15

    Weekly Market Commentary 3.13.15

    The market, as measured by the Standard & Poors 500 Index ($SPX), had been laboring at new highs, near 2120. Then, last Friday it broke down below support at 2090, which turned the chart bearish. Equity-only put ratios curled upwards late last week and gave confirmed sell signal. See below. Market breadth oscillators had been on sell signals. But they reached oversold status, and now both have rolled over to buy signals, after two days of positive breadth. Volatility indices only[...]