Category Archives: Market Statistics

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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The Stock Market Needs to Take a Rest

Yesterday there was extreme greed in action. The market tried to take a rest but dip buyers came in hungry for profits. Usually the greedy ones are either late investors or bears that have converted to bulls to recover losses. Eventually the greedy lose. This … Continue reading

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