Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 2/25/2016

 

  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 2/25/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Wednesday, 2/24/2016’s close. 
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 Index performance Wednesday, 2/24/2016
  • Dow Jones    16,484.99  +53.21  (+0.32%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        4,542.61  +39.02  (+0.87%)    (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       1,929.80   +8.53  (+0.44%)    (chart:  red)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1,063.55   +4.92  (+0.46%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,022.08   +9.93  (+0.98%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,129.63   +5.64  (+0.50%)
  • CBOE (TNX)       17.42   -0.03  (-0.17%)
  • Volatility(VIX)  20.72   -0.26  (-1.24%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Wednesday, 2/24/2016
  • AAPL   96.10  Up  +1.41  (+1.49%)  After Hours: 96.28 Up +0.18 (+0.19%)
  • C ….     38.09 Down -0.13  (-0.34%)  After Hours: 38.20 Up +0.11 (+0.29%)
  • CHK  ..   2.69  Up  +0.50 (+22.83%)  After Hours:  2.71 Up +0.02 (+0.74%)
  • GE  …   28.96 Down -0.26  (-0.89%)  After Hours: 29.08 Up +0.12 (+0.41%
  • JCP  ….   7.70  Up  +0.15  (+1.99%)  After Hours:  7.74 Up +0.04 (+0.52%)
  • MPC..    33.97  Up  +2.36  (+7.47%)  After Hours: 34.01 Up +0.04 (+0.12%)
  • MU …    10.64  Up  +0.15  (+1.43%)  After Hours: 10.64  0.00 (0.00%)
  • VRNG ..   2.68  Up  +0.36 (+15.52%)  After Hours:  2.68  0.00 (0.00%)
  • VZ ….    50.82  Up  +0.19  (+0.38%)  After Hours: 50.90 Up +0.08 (+0.16%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Wednesday, 2/24/2016
Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Technology  …………….  …….. +0.74%
  • Energy  ………………      ………. +0.66%
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods ….. ……… +0.58%
  • Utilities  ………………..          ….. +0.48%
  • Telecommunications Srvcs …… +0.36%
  • Healthcare  ……………      ……… +0.35%
  • Industrials  …………….        ……. +0.21%
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods …….. +0.08%
  • Financials  …………………… -0.27%
  • Basic Materials  ………………. -0.58%
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Wednesday, 2/24/2016
  II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.29%  -0.01 (-3.33%)
  • 6 Month  0.44%  -0.01 (-2.22%)
  • 2 Year  0.74%  +0.04 (5.71%)
  • 5 Year  1.22%  +0.05 (4.27%)
  • 10 Year  1.75%  +0.06 (3.55%)
  • 30 Year  2.60%  +0.05 (1.96%)
 II. b.   US Energy Information Administration   (US EIA)

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 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 2/25/2016
 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 2/24 up @  16,484.99  +53.21  (+0.32%)
  •   :: Pivot point   16386.08
  •   Support (s1)  16264.77       Support (s2)   16044.55
  •   Resistance (r1)   16606.30   Resistance (r2)   16727.61
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    16611.56
  •   52 week performance  -9.47%  YTD performance  -5.39%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed 2/24 up  @    4,542.61  +39.02  (+0.87%)
  •   :: Pivot point   4505.32
  •   Support (s1)   4463.01      Support (s2)  4383.40
  •   Resistance (r1)  4584.93    Resistance (r2)  4627.24
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4666.03
  •   52 week performance  -8.55%  YTD performance  -9.28%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 2/24 up @  1,929.80   +8.53  (+0.44%)
  •   :: Pivot point  1917.63
  •   Support (s1)  1903.17       Support (s2)  1876.55
  •   Resistance (r1)  1944.25     Resistance (r2)  1958.71
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1946.71
  •   52 week performance  -8.71%  YTD performance  -5.58%
  •   :: Projected High: 1951.48,   Projected Low:  1910.40
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 2/24 up @ 1,063.55   +4.92  (+0.46%)
  •   :: Pivot point   1056.77
  •   Support (s1)  1048.74     Support (s2)  1033.94
  •   Resistance (r1)  1071.57  Resistance (r2)  1079.60
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1074.92
  •   52 week performance  -9.84%  YTD performance  -6.04%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)    2/18
Closed 2/24 up  @  1,022.08   +9.93  (+0.98%)
  •   :: Pivot point  1013.95
  •   Support (s1)  1004.83       Support (s2)   987.59
  •   Resistance (r1)  1031.19    Resistance (r2)  1040.31
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1050.38
  •   52 week performance  -17.25%  YTD performance  -10.02%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 2/24 up @  1,129.63   +5.64  (+0.50%)
  •   :: Pivot point   1122.33
  •   Support (s1)   1113.75     Support (s2)  1097.88
  •   Resistance (r1)  1138.20   Resistance (r2)  1146.78
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1144.65
  •   52 week performance    -10.29%  YTD performance  -6.34%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 2/24 down  @  17.42   -0.03  (-0.17%)
  •   :: Pivot point    17.11
  •   Support (s1)    16.80      Support (s2)  16.18
  •   Resistance (r1)  17.73     Resistance (r2)  18.04
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  20.27
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  22.01
  •   :: Close (34 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-4.592) (-20.863%)
  •   :: 52 week performance  -11.53%   YTD performance  -23.23%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 2/24 down @  20.72   -0.26  (-1.24%)
  •   :: Pivot point    21.28
  •   Support (s1)    19.70      Support (s2)   18.67
  •   Resistance (r1)  22.31     Resistance (r2)  23.89
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  22.00
  •   :: 52 week performance   48.96%  YTD performance  13.78%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Thursday, 2/25/2016
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones,     16666.96  …  16325.43
  •   Nasdaq,         4606.09  …   4484.17
  •   S&P 500,        1951.48  …   1910.40
  •   Russell 1000,   1075.59  …   1052.76
  •   Russell 2000,   1035.75  …   1009.39
  •   Russell 3000,   1142.49  …   1118.04
  •   CBOE TNX,         17.89  …     16.96
  •   Volatility,       21.80  …     19.19
 V.  Index: 52week High,  52week Low, (Close 12/31/2015)
  • Dow Jones    18351.36 15370.33  (17425.03)
  • Nasdaq        5231.94    4209.76   (5007.41)
  • S&P 500       2134.72    1810.10   (2043.94)
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  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1191.59     995.55   (1069.65)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1296.00     943.10   (1135.89)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1275.89    1056.45   (1206.10)
  • CBOE (TNX)       24.89     15.67    (22.69)
  • Volatility(VIX)  53.29     10.88    (18.21)
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