From Bullish to Bearish

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This does not serve my own selfish purposes of wanting people to hang out on the site all day long, but I must say, this market remains godawful boring. All the same, I feel some commentary is warranted, so below I present what I consider some important U.S. equity indexes, with the most bullish-behaving at the top and the most bearish at the bottom. I’ve put some remarks in the caption of each:

slopechart INDU
The Dow 30 Industrials hit yet another lifetime high today in this dozen-year long bull market.
slopechart TRAN
Its cousin, the Dow 20 Transports, also flew to prices never seen before.
slopechart OEX
The S&P 100 might be heading toward a breakout above resistance. It is extremely close to its own lifetime high.
slopechart SPX
Its bigger brother, the S&P 500, has a nearly identical setup.
slopechart HUI
As I not-so-subtly implied with my “Gold is Garbage” post, anything to do with precious metals has been weak lately, and the gold bugs would fall hard if it broke below that horizontal support.
slopechart XOI
The Oil and Gas sector was repelled by its horizontal line, and I believe new weakness will soon be afoot.
slopechart COMPQ
The NASDAQ Composite is about 85% done with the creation of what might be an important reversal pattern.
slopechart NDX
The NASDAQ 100 has an almost identical situation.
slopechart SOX
My favorite tech short remains the semiconductor index.
slopechart RUT
Small caps remained quite weak on Monday, and they are well below their own lifetime high.
slopechart VIX
If I am going to be bullish on any one thing, it is volatility. This looks ready for a push higher, since it has been dead in the water for so long.