Index Support and Resistance for Monday, 1/4/2016

  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Monday, 1/4/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Thursday’s 12/31/2015 close.
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I.  Performance of the Indexes from Thursday, 12/31/2015
 ( Indexes from Thu 12/31 )   Index chart 20151231
  • Dow Jones    17,425.03  -178.84  (-1.02%)  (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        5,007.41   -58.44  (-1.15%)  (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       2,043.94   -19.42  (-0.94%)  (chart: red)
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  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1,131.88  -10.25 (-0.90%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,135.89  -13.75 (-1.20%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,206.10  -11.20 (-0.92%)
  • CBOE (TNX)       22.69   -0.34 (-1.48%)
  • Volatility (VIX) 18.21   +0.92 (+5.32%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Thursday, 12/31/2015
  • AAPL  105.26  -2.06 (-1.92%)   After Hours: 105.52 +0.26 (0.25%)
  • C      51.75  -0.55 (-1.05%)
  • CHK     4.49  +0.08 (+1.81%)
  • GE     31.14  +0.09 (+0.27%)
  • JCP     6.66  -0.11 (-1.62%)
  • MPC    51.84  -0.46 (-0.88%)
  • MU     14.16  +0.00 (+0.00%)   After Hours: 14.18 +0.02 (+0.14%)
  • VRNG    2.47  -0.08 (-3.14%)   After Hours:  2.46 -0.01 (-0.40%)
  • VZ     46.23  -0.54 (-1.15%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Thursday, 12/31/2015
  • Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Energy  ……………………………….. +0.41%
  • Basic Materials …………………….. -0.60%
  • Telecommunications Srvcs ………. -0.65%
  • Utilities ………………………………. -0.68%
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods ………………. -0.76%
  • Industrials  ………………………….. -0.77%
  • Financials ……………………………. -0.92%
  • Healthcare …………………………… -1.01%
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods …… -1.04%
  • Technology  ………………. -1.39%
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Thursday, 12/31/2015
  •   II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.16%  +0.01 (6.67%)
  • 6 Month  0.47%  +0.02 (4.44%)
  • 2 Year  1.05%  0.00 (0.00%)
  • 5 Year  1.76%  -0.01 (-0.56%)
  • 10 Year  2.27%  -0.01 (-0.44%)
  • 30 Year  3.02%  -0.01 (-0.33%)
II. b.   US Energy Information Administration   

 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Monday, 1/4/2016
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 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.
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( 1) For the DJIA (INDEX DJX: .DJI) (ETF: DIA)
  Closed 12/31 down @ 17425.03
  •   :: Pivot point   17478.95
  • Support (s1)  17367.24     Support (s2)   17309.45
  • Resistance (r1)   17536.74   Resistance (r2)   17648.45
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17631.78
  • 52 week performance   -2.23%  YTD performance -2.23%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
  Closed 12/31 down @  5007.41
  •   :: Pivot point   5024.16
  •   Support (s1)  4990.26       Support (s2)  4973.11
  •   Resistance (r1)  5041.31    Resistance (r2)  5075.21
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  5052.45
  •   52 week performance +5.94%  YTD performance  +5.73%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
  Closed 12/31 down @ 2043.94
  •   :: Pivot point  2050.03
  •   Support (s1)  2037.53        Support (s2)  2031.11
  •   Resistance (r1) 2056.45      Resistance (r2)  2068.95
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  2067.88
  •   52 week performance  -0.69%  YTD performance  -0.73%
  •   :: Projected High: 2,053.24,   Projected Low:  2,034.32
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI)
  Closed 12/31 down @ 1131.88
  •   :: Pivot point   1135.25
  •   Support (s1)  1128.38    Support (s2)  1124.87
  •   Resistance (r1)  1138.76  Resistance (r2)  1145.63
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1145.80
  •   52 week performance  -1.09%  YTD performance  -1.09%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
  Closed 12/31 down @ 1135.89
  •   :: Pivot point  1140.26
  •   Support (s1)  1131.20     Support (s2)  1126.50
  •   Resistance (r1) 1144.96   Resistance (r2)  1154.02
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1164.17
  •   52 week performance  -5.25%  YTD performance  -5.71%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
  Closed 12/31 down @ 1206.10
  •   :: Pivot point   1209.72
  •   Support (s1)   1202.33     Support (s2)  1198.55
  •   Resistance (r1)  1213.50   Resistance (r2)  1220.89
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1222.54
  •   52 week performance  +0.38%  YTD performance  -1.47%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
  Closed 12/31 down @ 22.69
  •   :: Pivot point    22.78
  •   Support (s1)  22.57       Support (s2)  22.44
  •   Resistance (r1)  22.91    Resistance (r2)  23.12
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  22.24  (Golden Cross)
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  22.05
  •   :: Close ( 7 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  +0.643 (+2.916%)
  •   :: 52 week performance  +6.88%  YTD performance  +4.56%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
  Closed 12/31 up @ 18.21
  •   :: Pivot point    18.70
  • Support (s1)   17.02      Support (s2)  15.82
  • Resistance (r1)  19.90    Resistance (r2)  21.58
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  16.82
  • :: 52 week performance   -8.58%  YTD performance  -5.16%
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IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Monday, 1/4/2016
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  • Dow Jones,    17,507.85 17,338.35
  • Nasdaq,        5,032.74 4,981.69
  • S&P 500,       2,053.24 2,034.32   for1/4
  • Russell 1000,  1,137.01 1,126.63
  • Russell 2000,  1,142.61 1,128.85
  • Russell 3000,  1,211.61 1,200.44
  • CBOE TNX,         22.85    22.51
  • Volatility,       20.74    17.86
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——  Monday, 1/4/2016 thru Friday 1/8/2016  ——-

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 Hope the above Index Support and Resistance calculations for Monday, Monday, 1/4/2016 help your investing and trading today …
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