Category Archives: Market Statistics

NASDAQ 5000: The Bright Side of the Financial Crisis

Who thought back in 2002 that NASDAQ would recover after only 13 years from the dot com crash? This recovery was due to massive stimulus. Had the financial crisis not occurred, it would have probably taken NASDAQ several decades to … Continue reading

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Another Long Uptrend in Stocks is Unlikely to Occur in the Near Future

The last golden cross in S&P 500 occurred on January 31, 2012. The 50-dma has stayed above the 200-dma for 774 days, or more than three years. It will probably take a while to have another golden cross that lasts … Continue reading

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Is this the Year of Consolidation in the Stock Market?

There were no major consolidations at lower prices in the last three years but instead we had several V-bottoms. This year started with a full month of consolidation and we may get more of those. Share

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S&P MidCap Index Makes a New All-Time High

The S&P MidCap 400 index rallied to new all-time high yesterday and this may be a signal that new all-time highs will soon follow in large and small caps indexes. Share

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Inferences From Technical Indicators About the Stock Market May Be Invalid

Technical traders ought to be very careful with any inferences made from technical indicators about the future course of the stock market. The reason is that indicators may be out of whack due to market manipulation and invalidation of technical … Continue reading

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Reversals After a Gap on the Open Could Mean Anything

Yesterday stock indexes gapped up on the open but then reversed course to close sharply lower. This type of price action is common and it does not indicate high probability of a major top formation as some analysts claim. As … Continue reading

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No Bragging, Just a Reminder

I do not like to brag but once in a while I think it is good to remind of a few successes because no one else will in a competitive and crowed space. A week ago I wrote that bears … Continue reading

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