Period of consolidation possible!

May 27th 2018

Market Review

U.S. stocks finished the week in positive territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.2 percent for the week to close at 24,753.09. The S&P 500 booked a weekly gain of 0.3 percent and closed at 2,721.33. The Nasdaq ended the week 1.1 percent higher and closed at 7,433.85. Among the key S&P sectors, the utilities sector was the best weekly performer, while energy dragged. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 13.2.

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Positive divergences are increasing all across the board!

May 20th 2018

Market Review

All three major U.S. averages finished the week with losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed nearly at 24,715.09, leaving it with a 0.5 percent weekly loss. The S&P 500 lost 0.5 percent for the week as well to finish at 2,712.98. The Nasdaq slid 0.7 percent for the week to end at 7,354.34. Among the key S&P sectors, energy was the best weekly performer, while utilities dragged. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 13.4.

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Correction risk has diminished fairly – Time to get back into the market?

May 13th 2018

Market Review

U.S. stocks ended the week with gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average booked a 2.3 percent weekly gain to end at 24,831.17. The S&P 500 recorded a weekly climb of 2.4 percent and closed at 2,727.72. The Nasdaq increased 2.7 percent for the week to close at 7,402.88. Nearly all key S&P sectors ended in positive territory for the week led by energy. Utilities and consumer staples were the only decliners. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, held just above 12.7.

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More price top confirmation as market breadth deteriorated all across the board!

May 5th 2018

Market Review

It was a volatile week on Wall Street as U.S. stocks started out the week with small gains, fell by over 1 percent until Thursday but rallied on Friday. In the end, U.S. stocks finished the week with a mixed performance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.2 percent in five trading days to end at 24,262.51. The S&P 500 declined 0.3 percent over the week to finish at 2,663.42. The Nasdaq Composite added 1.2 percent during the week to 7,209.62. Among the key S&P sectors, technology was the best weekly performer, while health care dragged the most. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 14.8.

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