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Huey’s Looking Haggard These Days, But…

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unnamed-e1493929093838HUI is torn, frayed and downright bearish. What’s more, it’s been bearish since it started to drop from the SMA 200 failure point.

In NFTRH, we managed bounce #1 (off the Dec. low) as just that, a bounce. Then we managed bounce #2 as just that, a bounce. It doesn’t take a trained eye to see why; only a rise above the October high would have set an uptrend for bounce #1 and a rise above the February high would have set an uptrend for bounce #2.


The Yawn Has Been Strong In This One

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I didn’t manage to get a post out yesterday which is always a risk as Wednesday is my busiest day. The tape was dreary and neither bulls nor bears could manage to sustain a move for long but that’s often what happens when a retracement flag is forming, and that is still likely what we are looking at here.

On SPX bull flag resistance is in the 2391.5 area and interestingly the equivalent flag resistance on ES has already broken up. The falling wedge on the hourly RSI 14 has broken up with a target at 70 on the hourly RSI 14, and SPX is still trading around the 50 hour MA at 2388. That needs to be converted to support to open the upside, or resistance to open the downside. SPX 60min chart: (more…)