Index Support and Resistance for Tuesday, 4/12/2016

  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Tuesday, 4/12/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Monday, 4/11/2016’s close.
   Overseas markets gained as traders and investors hoped for more stimulus in China, the world’s second-largest economy.  USA Stocks ended nearly unchanged Monday as investors waited for first-quarter company earnings to start rolling in.
  The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA, .DJI) pulled back 20.55 points, or -0.12%, to 17,556.41.  Year to date, the Dow is outperforming, up 131.38 points, or +0.75 percent.
  The Standard & Poor’s 500 index (SPX, .INX) pulled back 5.61 points, or -0.27%, to 2,041.99.  Year to date, the S&P 500 is down 1.95 points, or -0.1 percent.
  The Nasdaq Composite Index (Nasdaq, .IXIC) pulled back 17.29 points, or -0.36%, to 4,833.40.  Year to date, the Nasdaq is down 174.01 points, or -3.48 percent.
Index chart 20160411
 Index performance Monday, 4/11/2016
  • Dow Jones    17,556.41  -20.55  (-0.12%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq           4,833.40  -17.29  (-0.36%)    (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500         2,041.99    -5.61   (-0.27%)    (chart:  red)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)    1,128.93  -3.15 (-0.28%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,094.34  -2.97 (-0.27%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,199.82  -3.34 (-0.28%)
  • CBOE (TNX)         17.24  +0.04 (+0.23%)
  • Volatility(VIX)    16.26  +0.90 (+5.86%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Monday, 4/11/2016
  • AAPL   109.02  +0.36  (+0.33%)   After Hours: 108.68 -0.34 (-0.31%)
  • C ..….     41.12  +0.65  (+1.61%)
  • CHK  …    4.50  +0.74 (+19.68%)   After Hours: 4.45 -0.05 (-1.11%)
  • GE ….     30.71  -0.08  (-0.26%)
  • JCP ……   9.80  -0.23  (-2.25%)
  • MPC  …  37.99  -0.71  (-1.83%)   After Hours: 37.95 -0.04 (-0.11%)
  • MU.. ..    10.45  -0.27  (-2.52%)   After Hours: 10.46 +0.01 (0.10%)
  • VRNG        1.56  -0.04  (-2.50%)
  • VZ …       51.60  -0.58  (-1.10%)   After Hours: 51.50 -0.10 (-0.20%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Monday, 4/11/2016
Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Basic Materials ……………….. +1.87% 
  • Financials ……………………… +0.46%    
  • Energy ………………………….. +0.29% 
  • Technology ……………………. +0.00%    
  • Utilities ……………………… -0.08% 
  • Industrials ……………………… -0.11% 
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods ……….. -0.17%    
  • Telecommunications Srvcs ……….. -0.20%  
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods …………… -0.53% 
  • Healthcare ……………………. -0.61% 
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Monday, 4/11/2016
  II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.22%  -0.01 (-4.35%)
  • 6 Month  0.32%  -0.01 (-3.03%)
  •  2 Year  0.69%  -0.02 (-2.82%)
  •  5 Year  1.15%  -0.02 (-1.71%)
  • 10 Year  1.72%  -0.02 (-1.15%)
  • 30 Year  2.56%  -0.02 (-0.78%)

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

For both Bulls and Bears:

current XLE quote (Reuters) and more

Related previous XLE analysis:

SELECT SECTOR SPDR ENERGY FUND (XLE) (d-w-m) (p2)

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 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Tuesday, 4/12/2016
 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 4/11 down  @  17,556.41  -20.55  (-0.12%) (below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   17614.65
  •   Support (s1)  17497.66       Support (s2)   17438.92
  •   Resistance (r1)   17673.39   Resistance (r2)   17790.38
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    16932.72       (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -2.78%  YTD performance  +0.75%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed 4/11 down  @  4,833.40  -17.29  (-0.36%)  (below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  4854.78
  •   Support (s1)   4812.02      Support (s2)  4790.63
  •   Resistance (r1)  4876.17    Resistance (r2)  4918.93
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4651.60          (uptrend  3/21)
  •   52 week performance  -3.10%   YTD performance  -3.48%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 4/11 down  @  2,041.99   -5.61  (-0.27%)  (below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  2048.93
  •   Support (s1)  2034.94        Support (s2)  2027.88
  •   Resistance (r1)  2055.99     Resistance (r2)  2069.98
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1977.88          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -2.41%  YTD performance  -0.10%
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 4/11 down  @  1,128.93  -3.15 (-0.28%)  (below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1132.86
  •   Support (s1)  1124.96      Support (s2)  1120.98
  •   Resistance (r1)  1136.84   Resistance (r2)  1144.74
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1091.54          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -3.94%  YTD performance  -0.26%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
Closed 4/11 down  @  1,094.34  -2.97 (-0.27%)  (below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  1099.69
  •   Support (s1)   1088.96      Support (s2)   1083.57
  •   Resistance (r1)  1105.08    Resistance (r2)  1115.81
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1053.06          (uptrend  3/18)
  •   52 week performance  -13.53%   YTD performance   -3.66%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 4/11 down   @  1,199.82  -3.34 (-0.28%)  (below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1204.13
  •   Support (s1)   1195.49     Support (s2)  1191.17
  •   Resistance (r1)  1208.45   Resistance (r2)  1217.09
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1157.64          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance   -4.46%    YTD performance  -0.52%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 4/11 up  @   17.24  +0.04 (+0.23%)  (below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    17.31
  •   Support (s1)    17.06      Support (s2)  16.89
  •   Resistance (r1)  17.48     Resistance (r2)  17.73
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  18.22
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  21.29
  •   :: Close (66 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-4.053) (-19.035%)
  •   :: 52 week performance  -11.09%   YTD performance -24.02%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 4/11 up   @  16.26  +0.90 (+5.86%)  (above PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    15.78
  •   Support (s1)    15.31      Support (s2)   14.35
  •   Resistance (r1)  16.74     Resistance (r2)  17.21
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  18.44
  •   :: 52 week performance   +18.95%   YTD performance  -10.71%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Tuesday, 4/12/2016
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones …. 17644.02  …  17468.29
  •   Nasdaq……..  4865.48  …   4801.33
  •   S&P 500 ……  2052.46  …   2031.41
  •   Russell 1000 .  1134.85  …   1122.97
  •   Russell 2000 .  1102.39  …   1086.27
  •   Russell 3000 .  1206.29  …   1193.33
  •   CBOE TNX ……   17.40  …     16.98
  •   Volatility …    16.98  …     15.55
 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, 4/11/2016 thru Friday 4/15/2016  ——-

 

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