S&P 500 is Down for the 2nd Day in a Row

The Daily View for S&P 500

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  • S&P 500 has seen its price go down 28 out of the past 30 days, thus creating some compelling opportunities for bears.
  • From a daily perspective, the market looks fairly choppy; clear trends aren’t showing up on the 20, 50 and 100 day timeframes.
  • The moving averages on the daily timeframe suggest a bullishness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a bullish alignment — meaning the shorter durations are above the longer duration averages, implying a sound upward trend.
  • Divergence between SPX’s price and its RSI may be manifesting. As such, be on the lookout for trend reversal in SPX’s price.

Below is a daily price chart of S&P 500.


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