Make no mistake about it, this isn’t the time to be complacent along with your trades or buying and selling plans. To be trustworthy, there may be by no means a time to be complacent…
With the stock market making new highs every day, investor sentiment indicators are getting grasping. Merchants don’t wish to be fearful nor grasping; as merchants we should always merely comply with the price motion and respect our exit plans.
With this in thoughts, I shared a chart on twitter on November 16 highlighting an overhead development line resistance that might cap any rally on the Dow Jones Industrial Common. That line now is available in at simply over 31,000. The Dow Industrials have traded as excessive as 30,317 and at present commerce round 30,150. With solely three p.c upside, it’s in all probability higher to play the short-term with index/sector main stocks (versus the index), lowering danger as index targets close to.
The 31,000 resistance stage is fortified by a 1.618 Fibonacci extension stage that initiatives to 31,087. So that’s resistance on a brief to intermediate time period buying and selling foundation. On the draw back, we now have robust help on the 26,000 stage. That represents lateral help and the 200 day transferring common. See chart beneath. We even have final weeks lows at 29,463 and the open hole just under that.
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Dow Jones Industrial Common “daily” Chart
The sideways to greater (but narrowing) vary signifies that one thing ought to give quickly. It’s a “heavy” look, so understand that any breakout may be fast and wrestle to carry (i.e. might hit resistance and reverse decrease). On the opposite aspect, any speedy selloff might want to maintain 29,463 or danger a drop towards the open hole space (and 50-day MA).
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