Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 4/21/2016

 

  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Thursday, 4/21/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Wednesday, 4/20/2016’s close. 
Index chart 20160420
Index performance Wednesday, 4/20/2016
  • Dow Jones    18,096.27  +42.67  (+0.24%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        4,948.13   +7.80  (+0.16%)    (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       2,102.40   +1.60  (+0.08%)    (chart:  red)
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  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1,163.23   +1.02  (+0.09%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,142.29   +2.06  (+0.18%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,237.46   +1.17  (+0.09%)
  • CBOE (TNX)       18.54   +0.71  (+3.98%)
  • Volatility(VIX)  13.28   +0.04  (+0.30%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Wednesday, 4/20/2016
  • AAPL 107.13  +0.22  (+0.21%)   After Hours: 107.05 -0.08 (-0.07%)
  • C  ….   46.74  +1.11  (+2.43%)
  • CHK  ..  6.41  +0.30  (+4.82%)   After Hours: 6.47 +0.06 (0.86%)
  • GE ….   31.15  0.00 (0.00%)   After Hours: 31.17 +0.02 (0.06%)
  • JCP ….   9.81  +0.07 (0.72%)
  • MPC .  39.45  +1.12 (2.92%)
  • MU ..   10.75  +0.03 (0.28%)   After Hours: 10.78 +0.03 (0.28%)
  • VRNG   1.95  +0.09 (4.84%)
  • VZ  …  51.74  -0.34 (-0.65%)   After Hours: 51.65 -0.09 (-0.17%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Wednesday, 4/20/2016
Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Basic Materials ……………… +0.75% 
  • Financials ……………………. +0.67%    
  • Energy ………………………… +0.63%  
  • Healthcare …………………… +0.29% 
  • Technology ………………….. +0.27%    
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods …………… -0.01%  
  • Industrials ……………………….. -0.06% 
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods ……. -0.68% 
  • Telecommunications Srvcs …… -0.70% 
  • Utilities …………………………… -1.90% 
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Wednesday, 4/20/2016
  II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.21%  +0.01 (5.00%)
  • 6 Month  0.33%  0.00 (0.00%)
  •  2 Year  0.78%  +0.03 (4.00%)
  •  5 Year  1.31%  +0.05 (3.97%)
  • 10 Year  1.84%  +0.06 (3.37%)
  • 30 Year  2.65%  +0.06 (2.32%)
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 Thursday, 4/21/2016

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 4/20 up  @  18,096.27  +42.67  (+0.24%) (-2.1 pts below PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   18098.37
  •   Support (s1)  18029.11       Support (s2)   17961.95
  •   Resistance (r1)   18165.53   Resistance (r2)   18234.79
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17163.78       (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  +0.82%  YTD performance  +3.85%
    Sorry for the delayed posting, …. I am working on organizing/assembling new databases, spreadsheets, and charts  as I am working on new (my own) indicators and models …  toss in family commitments, both expected and unexpected, and these got stuck in draft form when I got behind.   I am posting these in date order for reference.   I will complete this after I post Monday, 4/25/2016.  
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