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Lifetime Highs Update

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Most equity indexes are moving to lifetime highs today, so let’s look at six important cash index charts and catch up.

Here is the Dow Jones Composite, which has pushed above its wedge pattern. Lifetime highs are paradise for the bulls, because there is, by definition, zero overhead supply, and the psychological “virtuous cycle” kicks in (plus Record High is always a media-friendly headline).