Index Support and Resistance for Friday, 2/5/2016

  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Friday, 2/5/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Thursday, 2/4/2016’s close.  This February has 29 days.   Due to Mr. & Ms. Fickle Markets repeated trashing of the markets in January, which sent the indexes to successive new intraday Lows, I have added Section V.  Index: 52week High,  52week Low, (Close 12/31/2015) to track changes in this info.
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Index performance Thursday, 2/4/2016
  • Dow Jones    16,416.58  +79.92  (+0.49%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq           4,509.56     +5.32  (+0.12%)     (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500           1,915.45    +2.92  (+0.15%)      (chart:  red)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)   1,056.87  +2.43 (+0.23%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,014.79  +4.49 (+0.44%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,122.46  +2.75 (+0.25%)
  • CBOE (TNX)         18.64  -0.17 (-0.90%)
  • Volatility(VIX)    21.84  +0.19 (+0.88%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Thursday, 2/4/2016
  • AAPL   96.60  +0.77 (0.80%)   After Hours: 96.49 -0.11 (-0.11%)
  • C           40.80  +0.44 (1.09%)   After Hours: 40.62 -0.18 (-0.44%)
  • CHK        3.26  -0.10 (-2.98%)   After Hours: 3.26 0.00 (0.00%)
  • GE         29.18  +0.51 (1.78%)   After Hours: 29.14 -0.04 (-0.14%)
  • JCP          7.36  -0.37 (-4.79%)   After Hours: 7.33 -0.03 (-0.41%)
  • MPC      34.94  -2.26 (-6.08%)   After Hours: 34.90 -0.04 (-0.11%)
  • MU          11.23  +0.47 (4.37%)   After Hours: 11.03 -0.20 (-1.78%)
  • VRNG      1.70  +0.05 (3.03%)
  • VZ          50.43  -0.19 (-0.38%)   After Hours: 50.32 -0.11 (-0.22%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Thursday, 2/4/2016
Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Basic Materials …………….. +3.78% 
  • Industrials ……… ..  ………. +1.30% 
  • Financials ……..   ………….. +0.88%    
  • Energy ……………………….. +0.86%  
  • Technology  …………………. +0.37%    
  • Telecommunications Srvcs …….. -0.11% 
  • Utilities …………………………….. -0.30% 
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods …………….. -0.45% 
  • Healthcare …………………………. -0.80%  
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods ……… -0.99% 
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Thursday, 2/4/2016

  II. a.  USA  Bonds

  • 3 Month  0.29%  -0.04 (-12.12%)
  • 6 Month  0.41%    0.00 (0.00%)
  • 2 Year     0.70%   +0.01 (+1.45%)
  • 5 Year       1.23%  -0.01 (-0.81%)
  • 10 Year      1.84%  -0.02 (-1.08%)
  • 30 Year     2.68%  -0.02 (-0.74%)
 II. b.   US Energy Information Administration   (US EIA)

 

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 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Friday, 2/5/2016
 Below you will find the 52 week performance, and the Year-to-Date (YTD) performance to the selected indexes.  See Section V.  Index: 52week High,  52week Low, (Close 12/31/2015) to track changes in this info.  See the 200 day simple moving average (SMA) calculations added 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 2/4 up @  16,416.58  +79.92  (+0.49%)
  •   :: Pivot point   16389.53
  •   Support (s1)  16293.21       Support (s2)   16169.85
  •   Resistance (r1)   16512.89   Resistance (r2)   16609.21
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17000.70
  •   52 week performance   -7.11%  YTD performance  -5.79%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed  2/4 up @   4,509.56   +5.32  (+0.12%)
  •   :: Pivot point   4506.36
  •   Support (s1)   4467.19      Support (s2)  4424.83
  •   Resistance (r1)  4548.72    Resistance (r2)  4587.89
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4844.08
  •   52 week performance  -5.36%   YTD performance  -9.94%

( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 2/4 up @  1,915.45   +2.92  (+0.15%)

  •   :: Pivot point  1914.44
  •   Support (s1)  1901.53       Support (s2)  1887.61
  •   Resistance (r1)  1928.36     Resistance (r2)  1941.27
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1994.97
  •   52 week performance  -7.13%  YTD performance  -6.29%
  •   :: Projected High: 1934.82,   Projected Low:  1907.99
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 2/4 up @  1,056.87  +2.43 (+0.23%)
  •   :: Pivot point   1056.25
  •   Support (s1)  1049.06     Support (s2)  1041.26
  •   Resistance (r1)  1064.05  Resistance (r2)  1071.24
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1103.64
  •   52 week performance  -7.10%  YTD performance  -6.63%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
Closed 2/4 up @  1,014.79  +4.49 (+0.44%)
  •   :: Pivot point  1016.16
  •   Support (s1)  1007.22       Support (s2)   999.64
  •   Resistance (r1)  1023.74    Resistance (r2)  1032.68
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1099.39
  •   52 week performance  -16.04%  YTD performance  -10.66%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 2/4 up @ 1,122.46  +2.75 (+0.25%)
  •   :: Pivot point   1121.99
  •   Support (s1)   1114.27     Support (s2)  1106.08
  •   Resistance (r1)  1130.18   Resistance (r2)  1137.90
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1177.56
  •   52 week performance    -8.40%  YTD performance  -6.93%

( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 2/4 down @  18.64

  •   :: Pivot point    18.68
  •   Support (s1)   18.46       Support (s2)  18.27
  •   Resistance (r1)  18.87    Resistance (r2)  19.09
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  21.53
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  22.20
  •   :: Close (21 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-3.557) (-16.026)
  •   :: 52 week performance  +2.70%  YTD performance  -17.85%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 2/4 up @ 21.84
  •   :: Pivot point    22.07
  •   Support (s1)    21.01      Support (s2)   20.17
  •   Resistance (r1)  22.91    Resistance (r2)  23.97
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  20.31
  •   :: 52 week performance   26.32%  YTD performance  19.93%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Friday, 2/5/2016
Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low 
  •  Dow Jones,     16561.05  …  16341.37
  •   Nasdaq,         4568.31  …   4486.78
  •   S&P 500,        1934.82  …   1907.99
  •   Russell 1000,   1067.65  …   1052.66
  •   Russell 2000,   1028.21  …   1011.69
  •   Russell 3000,   1134.04  …   1118.13
  •   CBOE TNX,         18.78  …     18.37
  •   Volatility,       22.49  …     20.59
 V.  Index: 52week High,  52week Low, (Close 12/31/2015)
  • Dow Jones    18351.36 15370.33  (17425.03)
  • Nasdaq        5231.94    4292.14   (5007.41)
  • S&P 500       2134.72    1812.29   (2043.94)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1191.59     998.66   (1069.65)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1296.00     958.48   (1135.89)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1275.89    1060.61   (1206.10)
  • CBOE (TNX)       24.89     17.88    (22.69)
  • Volatility(VIX)  53.29     10.88    (18.21)
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