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Knock On Wood

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I was talking to a trader friend about resistance levels a few years ago and I remember him saying to me that the more often you knock on a door, the more likely it is to open. In effect what that means that however strong a resistance level is, and however often an index may fail there, if it keeps returning after each failure, then sooner or later it is likely to break up, and that may well be what we have been watching here on SPX.

We don’t have a confirmed break yet, but SPX closed May significantly over the monthly middle band, and so far today has been pushing through the main support/resistance trendline from the 2009 low. If that breaks and converts to support, then the path would be open for a possible retest of the all time high.


PREMIUM: Another Key Level

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