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S&P 500 Futures Trading Update: Bulls Testing Major Resistance

Stock Market Trading Considerations For April 21, 2017 Renewed hope in the tax plan and a strong showing from corporate earnings (75% of the reporting companies beating expectations) created an environment that allowed the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) to bounce into higher resistance. But how sustainable is this rally? Read more…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 20, 2017

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For April 20, 2017 The edges of the range continue to deliver the best reversal trades intraday on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX). However, traders need to remain caution on these edges as they can stretch a bit before reversal, as they did yesterday in both the…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 19

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For April 19, 2017 The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) held support in a battle against longer time frames – this shows that our range still remains intact. Key levels to watch are in the trading section on ES.  Gold and the 30-year bonds have been running…

S&P 500 Futures Outlook: Key Trading Levels For April 18

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For April 17, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) bounced right where we expected (see yesterday’s post). But there’s a lot of work to do.  Buyers still need to be disciplined and understand that the support range below needs to hold. Check out today’s economic calendar with a…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 17

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For April 17, 2017 As volatility futures continue to spike, charts remain weighted by sellers refusing to buckle under any buying pressure.  The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) sits near key support for another day with all the burden on the buyers to reverse the current drift…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 13

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For April 13, 2017 The Volatility Index and futures have shown the way lower for stocks. Increased volatility has lead the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) in a sideways to lower chop… and we’ve drifted into deeper support levels. For the first time in a while, we did not…

Market Futures Trading Outlook For April 12, 2017

The Volatility Index (INDEXCBOE:VIX) and volatility futures are on the rise. This has caused the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) charts to whipsaw around. That said, prices were bought once more at its lower edges of congestion and lower highs are holding… for now. Trading ranges did expand – but with damp momentum, we are…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 11, 2017

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For April 11, 2017 As suspected, range expansions on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) were held at bay yesterday as momentum continues to drift.  Buyers appear to be waiting at lower levels to hold the range at support, yet few are eager to buy at higher…

Nasdaq and S&P 500 Futures Weekly Trend Analysis – April 10

THE BIG PICTURE – What Lies Ahead? Stock market bears have an opening, but it’s just a matter of whether or not they take advantage of it. Thus far, they haven’t. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is just 2 percent off all-time highs, while the Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) is just one percent….

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 10, 2017

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For April 10, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and other futures trading indexes continue to look very congested into the holiday shortened week ahead.  A reminder that markets are closed for Good Friday. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And note that the…