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Weekend Market Update June 9, 2023
Not much has changed since Wednesday. Stocks are still strong and getting stronger.
The Bullish Percents Indexes for the NYSE, SPX, and Nasdaq Composite have all reversed into columns of X’s showing more strength and participation.
The percentage of SP 500 stocks above their 20, 50, and 200-day moving averages is above the midline and pointing higher.
BUT, the possibility of a pullback is still very real. See the most recent Midweek Market Update for details. Seasonal tendencies and cycle analysis are showing the potential for some weakness moving into late June and onto July.
So while many things look ripe to buy, it makes sense to remain patient and look for the right opportunities and better reward/risk setups.
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SPY touched the August pivot high before coming back to the daily opening level. Not a great-looking daily candle. But holding the 8-day MA and the upper end of the weekly range shows that bullish momentum is still in place.
QQQ has a similar reversal today. And after a brief dip below the 8-day MA to resolve the extension, this upper-level consolidation still looks bullish.
IWM is trading around the March 2020 low anchored VWAP and a 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level. Again, a bullish consolidation pattern.
DIA is still moving higher, above the key moving averages, and pushing the Bollinger Bands up.
The Closing Bell
Next week only the Midweek Market Update will be published. And there won’t be an article the following week as I will be traveling on vacation with my family.
I will have occasional updates on Twitter. And there will be Weekly Charts there tomorrow morning.
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Have a great weekend!
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June 9, 2023, 4:00 PM
Long: ENVX, UVIX
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