Index Support and Resistance for Friday, 3/4/2016

 

 Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Friday, 3/4/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Thursday, 3/3/2016’s close. 
  Index chart 20160303
 Index performance Thursday, 3/3/2016
  • Dow Jones    16,943.90  +44.58  (+0.26%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq           4,707.42   +4.00  (+0.09%)    (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500          1,993.40   +6.95  (+0.35%)    (chart:  red)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)      1,101.59   +4.77  (+0.44%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)   1,076.05  +10.38  (+0.97%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)    1,171.43   +5.54  (+0.47%)
  • CBOE (TNX)           18.30   -0.18  (-0.97%)
  • Volatility(VIX)      16.70   -0.39  (-2.28%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Thursday, 3/3/2016
  • AAPL   101.50  +0.75  (+0.74%)   After Hours: 101.83 +0.33 (+0.33%)
  • C  ….     42.84  +0.62  (+1.47%)   After Hours:  42.70 -0.14 (-0.33%)
  • CHK  ..    4.29  +0.89 (+26.18%)   After Hours:   4.38 +0.09 (+2.10%)
  • GE  …    30.22  +0.04  (+0.13%)   After Hours:  30.21 -0.01 (-0.03%)
  • JCP …    10.84  +0.26  (+2.41%)
  • MPC .    37.32  +2.61  (+7.52%)   After Hours:  37.37 +0.05 (+0.13%)
  • MU ..     11.79  +0.11  (+0.94%)   After Hours:  11.78 -0.01 (-0.08%)
  • VRNG     2.20  -0.05  (-2.22%)
  • VZ  …    51.89  -0.23  (-0.44%)   After Hours:  51.85 -0.04 (-0.08%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Thursday, 3/3/2016
Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Energy ……………………………….. +1.54%
  • Basic Materials …………………….. +1.49%
  • Financials  ……………………………+1.12%
  • Utilities ……………………………… +0.82%
  • Industrials ………………………….. +0.72%
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods ……………… +0.70%
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods ………. +0.66%
  • Healthcare ………………………….. -0.45%
  • Telecommunications Srvcs ……… +0.32%
  • Technology …………………………. +0.02%
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Thursday, 3/3/2016
  II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.25%  -0.03 (-10.71%)
  • 6 Month  0.44%  +0.01 (2.33%)
  • 2 Year  0.85%  +0.01 (1.19%)
  • 5 Year  1.35%  -0.01 (-0.74%)
  • 10 Year  1.83%  -0.02 (-1.08%)
  • 30 Year  2.66%  -0.02 (-0.75%)

 

  II. b.   US Energy Information Administration   (US EIA)

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 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Friday, 3/4/2016

 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 3/3 up  @  16,943.90  +44.58  (+0.26%)
  •   :: Pivot point   16902.98
  •   Support (s1)  16861.65       Support (s2)   16779.40
  •   Resistance (r1)   16985.23   Resistance (r2)   17026.56
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    16532.16
  •   52 week performance  -6.37%  YTD performance  -2.76%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed 3/3 up  @     4,707.42   +4.00  (+0.09%)
  •   :: Pivot point   4696.53
  •   Support (s1)   4685.35      Support (s2)  4663.27
  •   Resistance (r1)  4718.61    Resistance (r2)  4729.79
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4625.10
  •   52 week performance  -5.53%  YTD performance  -5.99%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 3/3 up  @  1,993.40   +6.95  (+0.35%)
  •   :: Pivot point  1988.15
  •   Support (s1)  1982.62       Support (s2)  1971.83
  •   Resistance (r1)  1998.94     Resistance (r2)  2004.47
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1938.55
  •   52 week performance  -5.12%  YTD performance  -2.47%
  •   :: Projected High: 2001.71,   Projected Low:  1985.39
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 3/3 up @  1,101.59   +4.77  (+0.44%)
  •   :: Pivot point   1098.56
  •   Support (s1)  1095.42     Support (s2)  1089.24
  •   Resistance (r1)  1104.74  Resistance (r2)  1107.88
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1070.03
  •   52 week performance  -5.89%  YTD performance  -2.68%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
Closed 3/3 up  @  1,076.05  +10.38  (+0.97%)
  •   :: Pivot point  1072.25
  •   Support (s1)  1068.40       Support (s2)    1060.76
  •   Resistance (r1)  1079.89    Resistance (r2)  1083.74
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1040.83
  •   52 week performance  -12.82%  YTD performance  -5.27%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 3/3 up  @  1,171.43   +5.54  (+0.47%)
  •   :: Pivot point   1168.19
  •   Support (s1)   1164.81     Support (s2)  1158.20
  •   Resistance (r1)  1174.80   Resistance (r2)  1178.18
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1137.68
  •   52 week performance    -5.25%  YTD performance  -2.87%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 3/3 down  @  18.30   -0.18  (-0.97%)
  •   :: Pivot point    18.34
  •   Support (s1)    18.11      Support (s2)  17.91
  •   Resistance (r1)  18.54     Resistance (r2)  18.77
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  19.74
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  21.88
  •   :: Close (40 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-3.577) (-16.350%)
  •   :: 52 week performance  -13.35%   YTD performance  -19.35%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 3/3 down @  16.70   -0.39  (-2.28%)
  •   :: Pivot point    16.86
  •   Support (s1)    16.16      Support (s2)   15.62
  •   Resistance (r1)  17.40     Resistance (r2)  18.10
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  21.81
  •   :: 52 week performance   9.87%  YTD performance  -8.29%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Friday, 3/4/2016
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones,     17005.90  …  16882.32
  •   Nasdaq,         4724.20  …   4690.94
  •   S&P 500,        2001.71  …   1985.39
  •   Russell 1000,   1106.31  …   1096.99
  •   Russell 2000,   1081.82  …   1070.33
  •   Russell 3000,   1176.49  …   1166.50
  •   CBOE TNX,         18.44  …     18.01
  •   Volatility,       17.13  …     15.89
 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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