Index Support and Resistance for Wednesday, 12/30/2015

  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Wednesday, 12/30/2015 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Tuesday, 12/29/2015’s close.
Last week, the markets closed regular hours trading Thursday at 1 PM. ET and were closed Friday for the Christmas holiday.  We are down to the last week of 2015 with only today and a 1 PM. ET. Thursday close tomorrow.
I.  Performance of the Indexes from Tuesday, 12/29/2015
 ( Indexes ) Index chart 20151229
  • Dow Jones    17,720.98  +192.71  (+1.10%)  (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        5,107.94   +66.95  (+1.33%)  (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       2,078.36   +21.86  (+1.06%)  (chart: red)
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  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1,150.47   +11.68  (+1.03%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,160.52   +12.31  (+1.07%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,226.39   +12.49  (+1.03%)
  • CBOE (TNX)       23.07    +0.82  (+3.69%)
  • Volatility (VIX) 16.08    -0.83  (-4.91%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Tuesday, 12/29/2015
  • AAPL  108.74  +1.92 (+1.80%)   After Hours: 108.70 -0.04 (-0.04%)
  • C            52.97  +0.59 (+1.13%)
  • CHK        4.55  +0.48 (11.79%)   After Hours:  4.43 -0.12 (-2.64%)
  • GE         31.28  +0.38 (+1.23%)   After Hours: 31.30 +0.02 (+0.06%)
  • JCP          6.84  -0.07 (-1.01%)
  • MPC      52.16  +0.56 (+1.09%)   After Hours: 52.16 0.00 (0.00%)
  • MU        14.34  +0.15 (+1.06%)   After Hours: 14.36 +0.02 (+0.14%)
  • VRNG     2.56  -0.15 (-5.54%)   After Hours:  2.50 -0.06 (-2.34%)
  • VZ         47.21  +0.46 (+0.98%)   After Hours: 47.24 +0.03 (0.06%)
I. b. Sector summary from Tuesday, 12/29/2015
  • Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Technology  …………………………….. +1.36%
  • Healthcare  ……………………………… +1.17%
  • Industrials ………………………………. +0.93%
  • Financials  ………………………………. +0.92%
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods …………………. +0.90%
  • Telecommunications Srvcs …………. +0.79%
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods …………… +0.76%
  • Basic Materials  ………………………… +0.63%
  • Energy  …………………………………… +0.50%
  • Utilities …………………………………..  +0.45%
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Tuesday, 12/29/2015
  •   II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.21%  +0.03 (16.67%)
  • 6 Month  0.48%  0.00 (0.00%)
  • 2 Year  1.04%  +0.02 (1.96%)
  • 5 Year  1.79%  +0.05 (2.87%)
  • 10 Year  2.31%  +0.06 (2.67%)
  • 30 Year  3.04%  +0.07 (2.36%)
II. b.  US Energy Information Administration   

 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Wednesday, 12/30/2015
 Below you will find the 52 week performance, and the Year-to-Date (YTD) performance to the selected indexes.  I added the 200 day simple moving average (SMA) calculations to those of the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX).  For tracking the day’s action, here are the Pivot Points, Support points, Resistance points,  and the 50 day simple moving averages (sma),  for the DJIA, the NasdaqComp, the S&P 500, the Russell’s 1000, 2000, 3000, the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX), as well as the Volatility Index (VIX) for the S&P500.
  •  If the related index, or stock, is above the pivot point, the pivot point is both support, and an indication that Mr. & Ms. Fickle Markets are Bullish.
  •  If the related Index, or stock, is below the pivot point, then the pivot point represents resistance, as well as an indication that Mr. & Ms. Fickle Markets are Bearish.
  •  Please Note: ALL projections are for reference only as they can be easily exceeded, up or down, by Mr. & Ms. Fickle Markets.-   –   –   –           –   –   –   –           –   –   –   –
( 1) For the DJIA (INDEX DJX: .DJI) (ETF: DIA)
  Closed 12/29 up @  17720.98
  •   :: Pivot point   17672.79
  •   Support (s1)  17595.56     Support (s2)   17470.14
  •   Resistance (r1)   17798.21   Resistance (r2)   17875.44
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17618.66
  •   52 week performance   -1.76%  YTD performance -0.57%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
  Closed 12/29 up @  5107.94
  •   :: Pivot point   5096.94
  •   Support (s1)  5076.89       Support (s2)  5045.84
  •   Resistance (r1)  5127.99    Resistance (r2)  5148.04
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  5046.72
  •   52 week performance +6.92%  YTD performance  +7.85%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
  Closed 12/29 up @ 2078.36
  •   :: Pivot point  2073.49
  •   Support (s1)  2065.41        Support (s2)  2052.47
  •   Resistance (r1) 2086.43      Resistance (r2)  2094.51
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  2066.70
  •   52 week performance  -0.10%  YTD performance   +0.95%
  •   :: Projected High: 2,090.47,   Projected Low:  2,069.45

 

( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI)
  Closed 12/29 up @ 1150.47
  •   :: Pivot point   1147.28
  •   Support (s1)  1142.49    Support (s2)  1134.50
  •   Resistance (r1)  1155.27  Resistance (r2)  1160.06
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1145.51
  •   52 week performance  -0.95%  YTD performance  +0.53%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
  Closed 12/29 up @ 1160.52
  •   :: Pivot point  1156.73
  •   Support (s1)  1152.53     Support (s2)  1144.53
  •   Resistance (r1) 1164.73   Resistance (r2)  1168.93
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1164.63
  •   52 week performance  -4.33%  YTD performance  -3.67%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
  Closed 12/29 up @ 1226.39
  •   :: Pivot point   1222.93
  •   Support (s1) 1217.92   Support (s2)  1209.46
  •   Resistance (r1)  1231.39   Resistance (r2)  1236.40
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1221.94
  •   52 week performance  +0.19%  YTD performance  +0.19%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
  Closed 12/29 up @ 23.07
  •   :: Pivot point    22.90
  •   Support (s1)  22.63      Support (s2)  22.20
  •   Resistance (r1)  23.33    Resistance (r2)  23.60
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  22.14  (Golden Cross 12/24/15)
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  22.02
  •   :: Close ( 5 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  +1.045 (+4.746%)
  •   :: 52 week performance +5.34%  YTD performance  +6.31%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
  Closed 12/29 down @ 16.08
  •   :: Pivot point    16.06
  •   Support (s1)   15.65      Support (s2)  15.21
  •   Resistance (r1)  16.50    Resistance (r2)  16.91
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  16.76
  •   :: 52 week performance   -16.25%  YTD performance  -16.25%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Wednesday, 12/30/2015
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones,    17,836.83      17,634.18
  •   Nasdaq,        5,138.02 5,086.92
  •   S&P 500,       2,090.47 2,069.45
  •   Russell 1000,  1,157.67 1,144.89
  •   Russell 2000,  1,166.83 1,154.63
  •   Russell 3000,  1,233.90 1,220.43
  •   CBOE TNX,         23.47    22.77
  •   Volatility,       16.71    15.86
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——  Monday, 12/28/2015 thru Thursday 12/31/2015  ——-

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 Hope the above Index Support and Resistance calculations for Wednesday, 12/30/2015 help your investing and trading today …
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