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  1. Bears Pound the Market Lower - Posted by Coolhand

    Quote Originally Posted by coolhand View Post
    Yesterday, I said that both index charts were showing action that may be preludes to something bigger down the road. I said the action (up to that point) wasn't ugly yet, but that I would not want to be in the market should ugly show up.

    We'll, I don't know if ugly showed up, but his little Brother might have. Ugly may be next.

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    Priced gapped lower on both charts at the open today and drove
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  2. TSP Talk: An attempted positive reversal but more losses

    The rotational play continues as the back and forth in the indices continued yesterday compared to Monday's action as the Dow, which was barely negative on Monday, was the laggard on Tuesday with a 474-point loss. Meanwhile the heavily beaten down Nasdaq and smalls caps actually held up well yesterday. Bonds finally broke down and the dollar was down but relatively flat.

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  3. Market in Transition? Posted by Coolhand

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    Where do I start? Have you seen all the headlines the past few days? Gas shortages, missiles flying, etc. Then you have some cryptos doing well of late and there's talk they will be doing better down the road. I don't normally get into headlines, but the market is seeing some action that should make one take pause.

    In my last post I said the market likes to ambush traders when they don't expect it. Today felt like one of those days. The S&P took a good loss, but somehow the DWCPF
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  4. TSP Talk: Late reaction to weak jobs report?

    The market came into Monday morning with a little hangover from the party it had on Thursday and Friday of last week. The Dow hung tough most of the day and was actually positive until about 3 minutes left in the trading day before it closed down a slight 35-points after being up over 300 near the open. The S&P 500 and Russell 2000 were actually positive at one point during the day before the floor opened up. The S&P lost 1%, which is a bad day but the Nasdaq and small caps each ...
  5. Friday Rally Gives Way to Monday Sell Off - Posted by Coolhand

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    So, maybe the Friday rally was a head fake? Monday's open was less than inspiring and it got worse in afternoon trading as both the S&P and DWCPF were beaten back for sharp losses on the day.

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    The pullback did not do a whole lot of damage to the S&P chart, but it did push price back into the upper end of the S&P's recent trading range. Momentum dipped. The DWCPF failed to hold its 50 dma and closed at
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