Here’s Why The Stock Market Is A Sloppy Mess

Mark Arbeter

The bulls got caught looking higher this week…

While many investors have had high hopes about a successful retest of the February stock market lows, I have been exercising caution.

Though I believe that the broader bull market is still alive, I am concerned that this correction may need to see new lows before a durable rally to new highs can begin.

To sum things up, my indicators have been anything but certain about this retest. And it’s showing up in the price action – it’s been a sloppy mess out there!

Typically, the stock market doesn’t waver so much on a retest, so this is a red flag for me. And it hints that we should see another push lower at some point in the days/weeks ahead.

Many technical indicators that I follow support this as well. And I’ve been sharing these thoughts on Twitter all week:  follow me at @MarkArbeter.

Below are several tweets and charts that I shared yesterday and today to illustrate this:

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