Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 2/4/2016

   Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 2/4/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Wednesday, 2/3/2016’s close.  This February has 29 days.
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Index performance Wednesday, 2/3/2016
Dow Jones    16,336.66  +183.12  (+1.13%)   (chart: blue)
Nasdaq        4,504.24   -12.71  (-0.28%)   (chart: gold)
S&P 500       1,912.53    +9.50  (+0.50%)   (chart: red)
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Rus 1k (RUI)  1,054.44  +5.46 (+0.52%)
Rus 2k (RUT)  1,010.30  +1.46 (+0.14%)
Rus 3k (RUA)  1,119.71  +5.49 (+0.49%)
CBOE (TNX)       18.81  +0.17 (+0.91%)
Volatility(VIX)  21.65  -0.33 (-1.50%)

 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Wednesday, 2/3/2016

  • AAPL   96.35  +1.87  (+1.98%)   Pre-market: 96.25 -0.10 (-0.10%)
  • C      40.37  -0.05  (-0.12%)
  • CHK     3.38  +0.39 (+13.04%)   After Hours: 3.39 +0.01 (0.30%)
  • GE     28.67  +0.43  (+1.52%)
  • JCP     7.72  +0.26  (+3.55%)   After Hours: 7.79 +0.07 (0.84%)
  • MPC    37.20  -3.07  (-7.62%)
  • MU     10.76  +0.17  (+1.61%)   After Hours: 10.78 +0.02 (+0.19%)
  • VRNG    1.65  -0.07  (-4.07%)   After Hours:  1.89 +0.24 (+14.55%)
  • VZ     50.62  +0.71  (+1.42%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Wednesday, 2/3/2016
  • Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Basic Materials ……………………. +3.86% 
  • Energy ………………………………. +3.56% 
  • Telecommunications Srvcs …….. +2.13%
  • Utilities …………………………. +1.39%
  • Industrials ……………………… +1.06%
  • Financials ………………………. +0.29%
  • Healthcare ……………………… +0.23%
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods …….. +0.13%
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods ………… -0.64%
  • Technology  ………………… -0.49%
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Wednesday, 2/3/2016

  II. a.  USA  Bonds

  • 3 Month  0.32%  -0.03 (-8.57%)
  • 6 Month  0.42%  -0.01 (-2.33%)
  • 2 Year   0.72%  -0.02 (-2.70%)
  • 5 Year   1.27%  -0.02 (-1.55%)
  • 10 Year  1.88%  +0.00 (+0.00%)
  • 30 Year  2.71%  +0.01 (+0.37%)

 

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 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 2/4/2016
 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 2/3 up  @  16,336.66  +183.12  (+1.13%)
  •   :: Pivot point   16226.27
  •   Support (s1)  16070.84       Support (s2)   15805.03
  •   Resistance (r1)   16492.08   Resistance (r2)   16647.51
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17028.85
  •   52 week performance   -7.53%  YTD performance  -6.25%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed  2/3 down @   4,504.24   -12.71  (-0.28%)
  •   :: Pivot point   4492.01
  •   Support (s1)   4436.70      Support (s2)  4369.16
  •   Resistance (r1)  4559.55    Resistance (r2)  4614.86
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4855.99
  •   52 week performance  -4.50%  YTD performance  -10.05%

( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 2/3 up @  1,912.53    +9.50  (+0.50%)

  •   :: Pivot point  1900.92
  •   Support (s1)   1883.84       Support (s2)  1855.14
  •   Resistance (r1)  1929.62     Resistance (r2)  1946.70
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1998.45
  •   52 week performance  -6.32%  YTD performance  -6.43%
  •   :: Projected High: 1938.16,   Projected Low:  1892.38
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 2/3 up @ 1,054.44  +5.46 (+0.52%)
  •   :: Pivot point   1047.87
  •   Support (s1)  1038.50     Support (s2)  1022.56
  •   Resistance (r1)  1063.81  Resistance (r2)  1073.18
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1105.67
  •   52 week performance  -7.67%  YTD performance  -6.84%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
Closed 2/3 up @  1,010.30  +1.46 (+0.14%)
  •   :: Pivot point  1005.49
  •   Support (s1)   994.06       Support (s2)   977.82
  •   Resistance (r1)  1021.73    Resistance (r2)  1033.16
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1102.59
  •   52 week performance  -15.20%  YTD performance  -11.06%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 2/3 up @ 1119.71
  •   :: Pivot point   1112.73
  •   Support (s1)   1102.83     Support (s2)  1085.96
  •   Resistance (r1)  1129.60   Resistance (r2)  1139.50
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1179.80
  •   52 week performance    -8.93%  YTD performance  -7.16%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 2/3 up @  18.81
  •   :: Pivot point    18.57
  •   Support (s1)   18.17       Support (s2)  17.54
  •   Resistance (r1)  19.20    Resistance (r2)  19.60
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  21.60
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  22.20
  •   :: Close (20 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-3.388) (-15.263)
  •   :: 52 week performance  +4.67%  YTD performance  -17.10%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 2/3 down @  21.65
  •   :: Pivot point    23.59
  •   Support (s1)    19.48      Support (s2)   17.31
  •   Resistance (r1)  25.76    Resistance (r2)  29.87
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  20.18
  •   :: 52 week performance   28.49%  YTD performance  18.89%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Thursday, 2/4/2016
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low 
  •   Dow Jones,     16569.80  …  16148.56
  •   Nasdaq,         4525.78  …   4402.93
  •   S&P 500,        1938.16  …   1892.38
  •   Russell 1000,   1068.50  …   1043.19
  •   Russell 2000,   1027.45  …    999.78
  •   Russell 3000,   1134.55  …   1107.78
  •   CBOE TNX,         19.40  …     18.37
  •   Volatility,       27.82  …     21.54
 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)
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  • 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     17.83    (22.69)
  • Volatility(VIX)  53.29     10.88    (18.21)
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