Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 4/7/2016

 

  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 4/7/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Wednesday, 4/6/2016’s close.
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 Index performance Wednesday, 4/6/2016
  • Dow Jones    17,716.05  +112.73  (+0.64%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        4,920.71   +76.78  (+1.59%)    (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       2,066.66   +21.49  (+1.05%)    (chart:  red)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1,142.37   +12.07  (+1.07%) 
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,108.81   +12.96  (+1.18%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,214.23   +12.93  (+1.08%)
  • CBOE (TNX)       17.55    +0.28  (+1.62%)
  • Volatility(VIX)  14.09    -1.33  (-8.63%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Wednesday, 4/6/2016
  • AAPL  110.96  +1.15 (+1.05%)   After Hours: 110.88 -0.08 (-0.07%)
  • C      41.87  +0.36 (+0.87%)   After Hours:  41.82 -0.05 (-0.12%)
  • CHK     3.72  -0.04 (-0.93%)   After Hours:   3.71 -0.01 (-0.40%)
  • GE     30.91  -0.07 (-0.24%)   After Hours:  30.90 -0.01 (-0.02%)
  • JCP    10.57  +0.14 (+1.34%)   After Hours:  10.58 +0.01 (+0.09%)
  • MPC    36.47  +0.19 (+0.52%)   After Hours:  36.47 +0.00 (0.00%)
  • MU     10.47  +0.07 (+0.67%)   After Hours:  10.47 +0.00 (+0.00%)
  • VRNG    1.57  +0.06 (+3.97%)
  • VZ     53.51  -0.02 (-0.03%)   After Hours: 53.51 0.00 (0.00%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Wednesday, 4/6/2016
Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Healthcare ………………… +2.93% 
  • Energy  ………………………+2.14% 
  • Technology  …………………+1.10%    
  • Basic Materials  …………… +0.87%
  • Telecommunications Srvcs  …… +0.81%   
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods …………… +0.76%    
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods ……. +0.71% 
  • Financials …………………. +0.62%  
  • Industrials ……………….. +0.51% 
  • Utilities …………………. +0.23%
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Wednesday, 4/6/2016
  II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.23%  +0.01 (4.55%)
  • 6 Month  0.35%  0.00 (0.00%)
  •  2 Year  0.73%  +0.01 (1.39%)
  •  5 Year  1.20%  +0.01 (0.84%)
  • 10 Year  1.76%  +0.02 (1.15%)
  • 30 Year  2.58%  +0.01 (0.39%)

 

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

 

 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 4/7/2016
 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 4/6 up  @  17,716.05  +112.73  (+0.64%) (above PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   17660.71
  •   Support (s1)  17597.88       Support (s2)   17479.70
  •   Resistance (r1)   17778.89   Resistance (r2)   17841.72
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    16842.84       (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -0.89%  YTD performance  +1.67%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed 4/6 up  @   4,920.71   +76.78  (+1.59%) (above PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  4897.17
  •   Support (s1)   4872.83      Support (s2)  4824.94
  •   Resistance (r1)  4945.06    Resistance (r2)  4969.40
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4631.80          (uptrend  3/21)
  •   52 week performance  -0.61%   YTD performance  -1.73%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 4/6 up  @  2,066.66   +21.49  (+1.05%)  (above PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  2059.03
  •   Support (s1)  2050.72        Support (s2)  2034.79
  •   Resistance (r1)  2074.96     Resistance (r2)  2083.27
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1965.05          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -0.73%  YTD performance  +1.11%
  •   :: Projected High: 2079.12   Projected Low:  2054.88
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 4/6 up  @  1,142.37   +12.07  (+1.07%)  (above PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1138.13
  •   Support (s1)  1133.55      Support (s2)  1124.73
  •   Resistance (r1)  1146.95   Resistance (r2)  1151.53
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1086.40          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -1.64%  YTD performance  0.93%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
Closed 4/6 up  @  1,108.81   +12.96  (+1.18%)  (above PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  1104.02
  •   Support (s1)   1099.03      Support (s2)   1089.24
  •   Resistance (r1)  1113.81    Resistance (r2)  1118.80
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1047.85          (uptrend  3/18)
  •   52 week performance  -12.19%    YTD performance  -2.38%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 4/6 up   @  1,214.23   +12.93  (+1.08%)  (above PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1209.68
  •   Support (s1)   1204.79     Support (s2)  1195.34
  •   Resistance (r1)  1219.13   Resistance (r2)  1224.02
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1151.72          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance   -3.11%    YTD performance  +0.67%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 4/6 up  @   17.55    +0.28  (+1.62%)  (at PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    17.54
  •   Support (s1)    17.33      Support (s2)  17.12
  •   Resistance (r1)  17.75     Resistance (r2)  17.96
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  18.39
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  21.39
  •   :: Close (63 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-3.837) (-17.940%)
  •   :: 52 week performance  -7.39%   YTD performance -22.65%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 4/6 down  @  14.09    -1.33  (-8.63%)  (below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    14.69
  •   Support (s1)    13.40      Support (s2)   12.71
  •   Resistance (r1)  15.38     Resistance (r2)  16.67
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  18.81
  •   :: 52 week performance   +7.64%   YTD performance  -22.62%
  •     –   –   –   –           –   –   –   –
 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Thursday, 4/7/2016
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones …. 17810.31  …  17629.30
  •   Nasdaq……..  4957.23  …   4885.00
  •   S&P 500 ……  2079.12  …   2054.88
  •   Russell 1000 .  1149.24  …   1135.84
  •   Russell 2000 .  1116.31  …   1101.53
  •   Russell 3000 .  1221.58  …   1207.24
  •   CBOE TNX …..    17.86  …     17.44
  •   Volatility …    15.04  …     13.06
 V.  Index: 52week High,  52week Low, (Close 12/31/15)
  • Dow Jones    18351.36 15370.33  (17425.03)
  • Nasdaq        5231.94    4209.76   (5007.41)
  • S&P 500       2134.72    1810.10   (2043.94)
  •   ——————————————-
  • 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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——  Monday, 4/4/2016 thru Friday 4/8/2016  ——-

 

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