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Primary Patterns Weekend Update

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All cyclical bull markets on SPX since 1923 have formed one of three primary patterns to define the bull market, and signal when that bull market has topped or is topping out. Those three primary patterns are a rising wedge, channel or megaphone (broadening wedge). I looked at this in detail in a post on 29th June last year, which you can see here. Generally speaking that pattern will run from the beginning to the end of that cyclical bull market. (more…)