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Index Anemia

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Almost precisely one year ago today, all holy hell was about to break loose in the financial markets. My, how times have changed. Trillions of dollars later, the problems have been spackled and shellacked to oblivion. Let’s take a fresh look at eight important cash index markets.

The Dow Composite is holding steady. That ascending trendline is all that matters at this point. The market seems relatively weak at this point, grinding it out day to day, but until and unless that trendline is broken, the bulls remain in control.