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Yields Up! Dollar Up! Stocks .... Up?
Monday Market Update September 25, 2025
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The Dollar, 10-year yields, and SPY are all higher today. However, the positive action is not the same.
The Dollar is making new highs within the context of this current bullish run.
10-year yields are making new highs for the year and hitting levels not seen since 2007, before the Global Financial Crisis.
SPY looks more like an oversold relief bounce.
Positive price action? Technically, yes. Positive message? Not exactly.
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Higher rates are changing the landscape for everything from growth stocks to mortgages to government debt. Combine this with the rising Dollar and the headwind for stocks appears to be getting stronger.
Even though SPY and QQQ are positive on the day, it’s little consolation when the gains are modest and coming after a gap lower at the open. That said, there are a few things bouncing from important levels (TSLA at its 100-day MA, DIA at its 200-day MA for instance) so let’s see if this can develop into something more lasting.
Here are the charts.
SPY bounced from the gap-down open and is back in the support/resistance zone. Getting above the shaded area and the anchored VWAP would be the first indication that the move has more potential.
If it moves lower we’ll still be watching the gap area around $422-$424.50, followed by the 200-day MA.
QQQ spends a third day trading on either side of the anchored VWAP and near the support/resistance zone. Friday’s pivot high and the 100-day MA will be test areas above. $354 is still the level to watch below.
IWM touched the bottom of the gap area and then moved to the top. A nice green candle, but follow-through is needed.
DIA bounced from its 200-day MA. Now we see if it can get back above $340.
TLT went down nearly -2.5% today as the selling in bonds continues. Potential support levels are many years back on the chart.
DXY The Dollar advances again in relentless pursuit of recent highs.
The Closing Bell
Not a bad start to the week. We left last week looking for a potential bounce from or near some of the levels we’re seeing today. And we’re close to putting the seasonally weak period behind us. History suggests that a rally into year-end is a very likely outcome.
So the plan is:
watch support levels
be willing to take trades and see what develops
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September 25, 2023, 4:00 PM
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