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Friday, 9 July 2021

Watching For 4400-10

 I've been distracted this week by a divorce hearing yesterday morning, but that's out of the way now and I'm doing two posts today. This first one is talking about short term upside targets across SPX, NDX, IWM and INDU and the second one later today will be looking at the bigger picture case for a backtest of the 3750-3800 SPX area soon, and the potentially very bullish implications if we were to see that happen.

For now on SPX the wedge resistance trendline is in the 4400-10 area, and the retracement over the last couple of days could set up a very decent possible RSI 5 sell signal if SPX heads directly to that target from here.

SPX daily chart:

NDX and the Big 5 are looking worryingly toppy here and may be peaking short term, but on a move higher I have a very attractive resistance trendline currently in the 15,250 area.

NDX weekly chart:

On IWM there have been two near miss attempts at a retest of the March high and that may still be unfinished business above. The price action from the early June high may be forming a bull flag.

IWM 60min chart:

On Dow a decent bull flag has formed from the May all time high and broken up. That should deliver a retest of the all time high and I'll be looking for that if we see the 4400 test on SPX.

INDU 60min chart:

ES has broken back over the weekly pivot at 4318 overnight, and Fridays have been pretty bullish lately, so we'll see whether the bulls can get SPX and closer to that upside target today.

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Friday, 2 July 2021

The Next Upside Targets

Obviously SPX broke up at the last inflection point and may well be on the way to the resistance trendline I mentioned in my last post, currently in the 4400 area.

I'm still leaning towards seeing a decent backtest of the 4000 area over the summer sometime and ideally that backtest would reach the 3800 area. I'll explain why that is in another post over the holiday weekend and if we were to see that retracement, and then found decent support there, it would set up a potentially very bullish scenario for another leg up.

In the shorter term, the rising wedge from March 2020  broke down on the last retracement and if that break was just an expansion of the wedge, then we should see that test of wedge resistance in the 4400 area next. If seen I will then redraw the wedge support as unbroken.

SPX daily chart:

On the shorter term SPX there is a possible resistance trendline at today's highs so, if that is going to be respected, SPX may need a pullback early next week before going higher.

SPX 15min chart:

On NDX I was showing the chart below early this week in a premarket video showing a double trendline resistance target above. NDX has been lagging this week so that has not been reached yet.

NDX 15min chart:

IWM has been consolidating in a possible triangle. As and when that finishes I have an upside target at the March high at 233.74.

IWM 15min chart:

On Dow a bull flag has broken up with a target at a retest of the June high at 35.1K.

INDU 60min chart:

There is some resistance on SPX in the 4350 area, but looking over the other indices I'm favoring a move to the trendline resistance now in the 4400 area, likely next week as it is a holiday week and the historical stats lean bullish. If that trendline is reached the next decent inflection point will be there.

As I mentioned, I'm planning a post over the holiday weekend to look at the possible backtest of the 3800 on SPX that I think we may see soon, and the pattern implications if SPX was to deliver that backtest and hold that area as support.

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