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SPX Targets: Rally to 2750 or Catastrophic Selloff?

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Should the SPX rally on Tuesday and beyond, the potential Fibonacci retracement targets taken from February’s high to Monday’s low are shown on the following monthly chart.

A drop and hold below the low could spark a catastrophic selloff to longer-term Fib retracement levels at 2030, or even 1700.

Note that there is a convergence zone of Fib levels and a trendline apex from 2650 to 2790, say 2750ish, making it an attractive eventual target for buyers in this extremely large 1200-point trading range.

A Base At Last

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It’s nice to wake up to something resembling what I saw when I fell asleep. This sounds like the declaration of sordid frat boy, but I’m referring to the ES and NQ. It looked like we were finally ready to rally last night, and this morning we indeed are.

I have merely two bullish holdings, EFA (discussed in depth with premium members yesterday) and USO. I have my Bull Pen watch list waiting with other opportunities. I’m pleased to see my big EFA position have a good start pre-market: