Market turning factors

Market turning points

Present Place of the Market

SPX Lengthy-term pattern:  There’s some good proof that we’re nonetheless within the bull market which began in 2009.

SPX Intermediate pattern:  New intermediate uptrend underway.

Evaluation of the short-term pattern is finished every day with the assistance of hourly charts. They’re essential adjuncts to the evaluation of every day and weekly charts which debate longer market developments.


Brief-term correction

Cycles:  Trying forward!  90-yr cycle – final low: 1932. Subsequent low: 2022

7-yr cycle – final low: 2016.  Subsequent low: 2023


Market Evaluation (Charts courtesy of QCharts)

SPX-IWM weekly charts

IWM continues to guide SPX in relative energy over the short-term, suggesting that though a short-term correction is underway, the index ought to see greater costs because the bull market uptrend continues to unfold.

SPX every day chart

After reaching 3588, SPX corrected for precisely two months earlier than beginning a brand new intermediate uptrend which already made a brand new all-time excessive when it printed 3646 on 11/08.  It has, since then, began a short-term correction which has thus far resulted in a sideways sample holding above the 3512 low.  This low could also be damaged over the subsequent couple of weeks if the correction decides to increase to a .382 retracement of the primary part of the brand new uptrend which measured 412 factors.  In that case, the pull-back would decline to 3488, and even perhaps to 3439 if the index decides on a 50% retracement.  Since we have already got a potential matching projection from the congestion sample that has fashioned on the P&F chart, I’m going to make 3439 my most popular correction low for now.  (revisions permitted)

Warnings that we had been coming into a corrective part got here from the CCI when it developed some adverse divergence on the primary excessive and re-affirmed it on the re-test of that top.  All we want for an absolute affirmation that the correction will deepen is for the blue pattern line to be penetrated on the draw back.  This could flip all three oscillators adverse.  We should always then wait out the correction which is able to come to an finish when constructive divergence re-appears within the oscillators. 


SPX hourly chart


After an preliminary rally excessive to 3646, SPX had a pointy however gentle pull-back to 3512 — a stage similar to the small consolidation part to its left which supplied assist.  This occasioned a bounce, after which a check of the 3512 stage which held and led to a re-test of the excessive, which additionally held.  It’s attainable that the correction will stay within the shallow vary that it has already fashioned above the primary pull-back; but when that doesn’t maintain, we must always look to the draw back targets talked about above to be crammed. 

One cause to anticipate further weak point is that, whereas the preliminary pull-back held above the 50-hr MA, the latter was damaged a few days in the past and subsequently re-tested in an try and push costs again above it which failed whereas the CCI remained adverse in addition to the A-Ds.  SRSI made an try at resuming its uptrend however couldn’t take the opposite indicators together with it and caved in at Friday’s shut. This leaves Monday to resolve if the pattern line throughout the minor bottoms holds, or if value slices via it.  If SPX breaks that pattern line it will convey it again to the world of the double-bottom with a good better determination to make:  does it maintain as soon as extra, or does it drop under? 

So as to get again into an uptrend, SPX must rise above the blue MA once more.  With the sideways transfer, it has flattened and should be saved from rolling over.  If it does roll over, it would imply that hourly costs are starting a downtrend, and more than likely headed for the decrease projections.

UUP (greenback ETF) ($USD chart not obtainable from this knowledge supplier)

UUP made its low on the time of the 3-mo cycle backside, bounced, and has re-tested the low, which held.  Optimistic divergence within the momentum indicators counsel that the index may develop an uptrend from this stage.  It has remained above its earlier 3-mo cycle low, thus exhibiting some pattern deceleration, and has made what might be construed as a base sample over the previous three months.  Its problem might be to get above the blue MA and transfer exterior of its channel. 


GLD (gold-wkly), GDX (gold miners-dly)


I’ve superimposed the 2 gold charts to offer transfer visibility when the publication is shipped to subscribers, when forwarded by Fixed Contact. 

GLD has made a powerful transfer because it turned up its pattern in July 2018.  For the previous few months, it has been consolidating its good points in an orderly method which doesn’t replicate heavy promoting however extra doubtless revenue taking.  Its oscillators present that it’s not but able to resume its uptrend. 


GDX can be correcting a pointy advance from the March low.  The correction is equally orderly and what might be some minor constructive divergence is showing within the CCI, suggesting that an finish to the correction could also be close to.  Since this index has been transferring in tandem with SPX, we must always look to the tip of the correction in SPX to start out specializing in a possible coordinated finish to the GDX correction. 


SIL (silver-wkly), PAAS (Pan American Silver Corp-dly)

Equally, I’ve superimposed the silver charts for a similar cause.

Gold and Silver are having concerted uptrends, a minimum of for the reason that March low the place silver confirmed way more weak point than gold.  Since its restoration, silver seems to have caught up with gold and can be making an orderly correction after a pointy rally. 





PAAS exhibits the identical sturdy uptrend as GDX from its March low and is holding up as effectively if not higher than GDX throughout this intermediate correction.  Right here additionally, there are some indicators of constructive divergence starting to point out within the CCI which may counsel that the tip of the correction is close to.  In each instances, substantial bases have been fashioned that are projecting a lot greater costs over the long run than these which have already been attained. 

BNO (U.S. Brent Oil fund)

BNO has continued its upward crawling sample and moved above the 200-dma.  Because it has now surpassed each that MA and the 50-dma, we will assume that it’s resuming its uptrend which, in keeping with its P&F chart, may take it to 14.





SPX is correcting its break-out part from 3434 to 3646.  How a lot of a correction and for the way lengthy will rely upon whether or not it may well stay above the 3512 pull-back or not.  Odds seem to favor a deeper correction at the moment.

With a trial subscription, you’ll have entry to the identical data that’s given to paid subscribers, however for a restricted time-period.   Through the years, I’ve developed an experience in P&F charting (value projection), cycles (timing), EWT (construction), and common technical evaluation which allows me to warn subscribers of pending reversals in market developments and the way far that pattern can probably carry.  For a FREE 2-week trial, subscription choices and fee plans, I encourage you to go to my web site at

The above feedback and people made within the every day updates and the Market Abstract concerning the monetary markets are primarily based purely on what I contemplate to be sound technical evaluation ideas. They symbolize my very own opinion and will not be meant to be construed as buying and selling or funding recommendation however are provided as an analytical standpoint which is likely to be of curiosity to those that observe inventory market cycles and technical evaluation.



Supply hyperlink

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.