Category Archives: Market Statistics

S&P 500 Has Just Broken Another Record

As several bloggers have already reported, the S&P 500 has stayed above its 5-day moving average for an unusully long period of time. Yesterday, the record of 26 days registered on March 3, 1986, was broken. Price action strength is … Continue reading

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Expectation Divergence Amidst High Strength

Stock market strength is high and this fact cannot be denied. But there are certain important divergences. Could it be that this is a “weak rally” versus a “strong rally”? Dip buyers show up after almost every lower opening but … Continue reading

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The Tightest 6-Day Closing Range in 50 Years in the S&P 500

The change from highest to lowest S&P 500 close in the last 6-days is 0.151%. In the last 50 years, such a tight closing range of has been observed only once. This is a result of the volatility crash. Share

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This Has Only Occurred 13 Times in the Last 54 Years

The S&P 500 index rose a little less than 0.007% in the last three days. Since January of 1960, there have been 7,587 positive 3-day changes but only 13 were less that 0.007%. The last one was during last September, near the start … Continue reading

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Just a Stunning Coincidence?

As many bloggers have noticed last week, the S&P 500 closed above its 5-day moving average for an unusually high number of sessions, 21 as of this last Friday. Is it just a stunning coincidence that the last time this happened was just before the … Continue reading

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