The caution is flag is out again, as today's weakness is putting pressure on the Seven Sentinels.
It was a relatively slow news day, so I'm going to go straight to the charts:
Today's weakness has taken NAMO below the neutral line, while NYMO remains above it, but not by much. Both remain in a sell condition.
NAHL and NYHL are also flashing sells. The 6 day EMA here suggests
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The Top 50 adds to its stock allocation for this coming week, while the Total Tracker shows the herd is playing it safe. Our sentiment survey is on a hold (S fund) for the new week. Here's the charts:
The Top 50 are over 80% allocated across the C,S, and I funds, with the S fund understandably the fund of choice.
The Total Tracker showed