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S&P 500 Trading Outlook For September 22, 2017

S&P 500 Index – Key Trading Levels & Considerations The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) is set to gap down into support at the open. Fades into support are likely today. Here’s a list of trading support/resistance levels to watch today: Bounces are likely to reject at resistance at lower highs….

S&P 500 Chart Spotlight: 2500 and Big Round Numbers

The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is still technically in rally mode as the short-term and intermediate-term trends are in tact. However, stocks are sure magnetized to the 2500 level on the S&P 500 and 6000 level on the Nasdaq 100 (INDEXNASDAQ:NDX). For traders, patience some is required. We are all different…

Nasdaq 100 (NDX) Trading Update: Topping Formation?

As mentioned in the title, the chart of the Nasdaq 100 Index (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) is showing topping formations. The chart below shows overhead resistance… and how momentum is beginning to stall out for large cap tech stocks. Although pullbacks are likely to be bought, traders should use caution here.  Below is…

S&P 500 Futures Update & Trading Outlook – September 19

Stock Market Futures Trading Consideration For September 19, 2017 I’m digging out this morning so this will just be a short “chart” update for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil futures contracts. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) continues to hover near its highs on Tuesday morning but momentum is simmering…

U.S. Equities Trading Update: Upside Limited

S&P 500 Outlook (2-3 Days):   BEARISH Upside is likely limited into Expiration as the rally stalls. There’s been no change in thinking given lack of movement here lately. While near-term trends have been positive, prices have the potential to reverse course into early next week. As stated yesterday, further gains likely…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Update: Time For A Breather?

Stock Market Considerations for September 13, 2017  The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is mixed in early trading action. After a multi-day rally, traders will want to be focused resistance levels and how price reacts around those levels. Below are key futures trading levels for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil….

Gold / U.S. Dollar Ratio Racing To A Near-Term Peak?

Two of 2017’s major investing themes thus far are the return of Gold (NYSEARCA:GLD) and the prolonged weakness in the U.S. Dollar (CURRENCY:USD). Year-to-date, Gold is up 15.72% while the U.S. Dollar is down 9.57%.  This follows a multi-year decline in Gold and a multi-year rise in the Dollar. The…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Update For September 12

Stock market futures trading considerations for September 12, 2017  The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is pointing higher once more on Tuesday. Traders will want to follow the support/resistance levels (and retest levels!) listed below for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And…

Crude Oil Price Outlook: Risk/Reward Favors Bears

West Texas Crude Oil (WTI) bounced up near $49/$50 last week after holding chart support in the $46 region. But that price area represents strong resistance. And it is showing today as Crude Oil and related ETFs (NYSEARCA:USO) are falling today. Crude prices remains highly volatile from day to day…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For September 11

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For September 11, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and the broad stock market futures indices are rallying higher this morning. Key trading levels for today are listed below. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And note that the charts below are from our…