The past week, it seemed markets were ready for a nice rip to the upside, on at least a couple of occasions. That is something actually, as since late August the bulls have been struggling to string some momentum together. While Monday was a solid win, the sellers came out in earnest the next day with a gap down and close lower that did not give the bulls a chance. Friday seemed to be all about the upside, given the big rally off the monthly lows the prior day.
A 25 handle gap up[...]