After 3 trading sessions of an extremely tight sideways trading range, the market (SPY) has finally made a definitive break out to the downside. With the SPY at gap support now, I'd expect a reaction here followed by more downside to at least the 240.25ish level. 10-minute period chart: SPY 10-min May 31st
As per the request for analysis on VXX from @lkeno in the trading room, my charts on both $VIX (spot VIX, CBOE Volatility Index) and VXX (iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN) are below. As the underperformance/tracking error of the volatility/VIX tracking ETNs are among the worst of just about any exchange traded products [...]
Member @stock51 requested the weekly charts of SPY & QQQ after I had posted the following charts of IWM in the trading room. The following are the daily (spanning 2-years) and weekly (10-years) charts of all three along with a 21-year chart of the Russell 2000 Small-cap index highlight the most extreme pinch in the [...]
I wanted to post a quick overview of the financial markets with the near to intermediate-term outlook for most of the major asset classes. Charts & detail commentary will follow on any actionable trading opportunities as well as the active trade ideas on the site. Starting with the US equity markets, despite the market's near-term [...]
Analysis of the US stock market via QQQ, SPY, IWM, SMH & the following market leading stocks: AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, AMZN & FB.
Technical analysis of the Russell 2000 Small Cap Index via the tracking ETF, IWM as well as SPY, QQQ, MDY & the Wilshire 5000 Index.
After a sharp drop in the first hour of trading, QQQ & SPY have experienced snap-back rallies into resistance with the MACD signal line recently crossing into bearish territory (short-term trend) for the first time in over a month. Note how well the MACD signal line/9-ema has defined the short-term trend as bullish or bearish [...]