Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 1/14/2016

 Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 1/14/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Wednesday, 1/13/2016’s close.  Every Sector declined during yesterday’s market trading.

  The Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) has been some cause for concern, now  with the 5th successive new 52 week low, now at 1005.69 points.  As of yesterday’s close, the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA) has a new 52 week low  … now at: 1006.80  points.

Wednesday, 1/13/2016   Index chart 20160113

       Close
  •  
      Index performance Wednesday, 1/13/2016
  • Dow Jones    16,151.41  -364.81  (-2.21%)  (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        4,526.06  -159.85  (-3.41%)   (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       1,890.28   -48.40  (-2.50%)     (chart: red)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1,043.97  -27.30 (-2.55%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,010.19  -34.51 (-3.30%)  *new 52 week low
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,109.39  -29.67 (-2.60%)  *new 52 week low
  • CBOE (TNX)       20.66   -0.36 (-1.71%)
  • Volatility (VIX)  25.22  +2.75 (12.24%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Wednesday, 1/13/2016
  • AAPL   97.39  -2.57  (-2.57%)   After Hours: 97.30 -0.09 (-0.09%)
  • C      45.19  -1.69  (-3.60%)   After Hours: 45.05 -0.14 (-0.31%)
  • CHK     3.64  -0.41 (-10.00%)   After Hours: 3.67 +0.03 (0.69%)
  • GE     28.24  -0.40  (-1.41%)
  • JCP     7.36  +0.05  (+0.62%)   After Hours: 7.39 +0.03 (0.48%)
  • MPC    42.30  -4.09  (-8.82%)   After Hours: 42.36 +0.06 (0.14%)
  • MU     12.06  -0.66  (-5.19%)   After Hours: 12.03 -0.03 (-0.25%)
  • VRNG    1.75  -0.11  (-5.91%)   After Hours: 1.72 -0.03 (-1.71%)
  • VZ     44.17  -0.76  (-1.70%)   After Hours: 44.24 +0.07 (0.17%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Wednesday, 1/13/2016
  • Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst) 
  • Utilities ………………………. -0.42%
  • Telecommunications Srvcs …………. -1.07%
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods …………. -1.60%
  • Basic Materials …………………. -1.70%
  • Energy …………………………. -2.22%
  • Industrials …………………….. -2.28%
  • Financials ………………….. -2.44%
  • Healthcare ………………….. -2.57%
  • Technology ………………….. -2.77%
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods …………. -2.84%
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Wednesday, 1/13/2016
  II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.19%  +0.03 (18.75%)
  • 6 Month  0.41%  0.00 (0.00%)
  • 2 Year  0.90%  -0.04 (-4.26%)
  • 5 Year  1.52%  -0.04 (-2.56%)
  • 10 Year  2.08%  -0.04 (-1.89%)
  • 30 Year  2.87%  -0.02 (-0.69%)
 II. b.  US Energy Information Administration   (US EIA)

 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 1/14/2016
 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 1/13 down @ 16151.41
  •   :: Pivot point   16289.37
  • Support (s1)  15985.24       Support (s2)   15819.06
  • Resistance (r1)   16455.55   Resistance (r2)   16759.68
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17463.88
  • 52 week performance   -8.30%  YTD performance -7.31%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
  Closed 1/13 down @  4526.06
  •   :: Pivot point   4585.87
  • Support (s1)  4457.75       Support (s2)  4389.45
  • Resistance (r1)  4654.17    Resistance (r2)  4782.29
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  5007.11
  • 52 week performance  -2.44%  YTD performance  -9.61%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
  Closed 1/13 down @  1890.28
  •   :: Pivot point  1909.01
  • Support (s1)  1867.68        Support (s2)  1845.09
  • Resistance (r1)  1931.60     Resistance (r2)  1972.93
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  2047.66
  • 52 week performance  -6.02%  YTD performance  -7.52%
  • :: Projected High: 1,920.31,   Projected Low:  1,856.39
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI)
  Closed 1/13 down @ 1043.97
  •   :: Pivot point   1054.42
  • Support (s1)  1031.25     Support (s2)  1018.54
  • Resistance (r1)  1067.13  Resistance (r2)  1090.30
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1135.29
  • 52 week performance  -7.24%  YTD performance  -7.77%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
  Closed 1/13 down @ 1010.19
NOTE:  5th new 52 week low: 1005.69
  •   :: Pivot point  1022.18
  • Support (s1)  993.70     Support (s2)  997.21
  • Resistance (r1) 1038.67   Resistance (r2)  1067.15
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1147.91
  • 52 week performance  -14.18%  YTD performance  -11.07%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
  Closed 1/13 down @ 1109.39
NOTE:  new 52 week low: 1006.80
  •   :: Pivot point   1120.63
  • Support (s1)   1095.56     Support (s2)  1081.74
  • Resistance (r1)  1134.45   Resistance (r2)  1159.62
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1212.53
  • 52 week performance   -6.35%  YTD performance  -8.02%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
  Closed 1/13 down @ 20.66
  •   :: Pivot point    20.81
  • Support (s1)  20.27       Support (s2)  19.88
  • Resistance (r1)  21.20    Resistance (r2)  21.74
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  22.40
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  22.14
  • :: Close ( 6 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  -1.48 (-6.683%)
  • :: 52 week performance  +12.47%  YTD performance  -8.95%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
  Closed 1/13 up @ 25.22
  •   :: Pivot point    24.26
  • Support (s1)   22.40      Support (s2)  19.59
  • Resistance (r1)  27.07    Resistance (r2)  28.93
  • Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  18.19
  • :: 52 week performance   +12.64%  YTD performance  +38.50%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Thursday, 1/14/2016
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones,    16,372.46  …  15,902.15
  •   Nasdaq,        4,620.02  …   4,423.60
  •   S&P 500,       1,920.31  …   1,856.39
  •   Russell 1000,  1,060.78  …   1,024.90
  •   Russell 2000,  1,030.43  …     985.46
  •   Russell 3000,  1,127.54  …   1,088.65
  •   CBOE TNX,         21.01  …      20.08
  •   Volatility,       28.00  …      23.33

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Hope the above Index Support and Resistance calculations for Thursday, 1/14/2016 help your investing and trading today …

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