Index Support and Resistance for Tuesday, 4/26/2016

Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Tuesday, 4/26/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Monday, 4/25/2016’s close. 

Index chart 20160425

 Index performance Monday, 4/25/2016

  • Dow Jones    17,977.24  -26.51  (-0.15%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        4,895.79  -10.44  (-0.21%)    (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       2,087.79   -3.79  (-0.18%)    (chart:  red)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1,155.69   -2.45  (-0.21%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,138.10   -8.59  (-0.75%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,229.71   -3.10  (-0.25%)
  • CBOE (TNX)       19.02   +0.14  (+0.74%)
  • Volatility(VIX)  14.08   +0.86  (+6.51%)

 I. a.  Select stocks of interest, from Monday, 4/25/2016

  • AAPL  105.08  -0.60  (-0.57%)   After Hours: 105.15 +0.07 (+0.07%)
  • C  ….    46.70  -0.27  (-0.57%)   After Hours:  46.70 +0.00 (+0.00%)
  • CHK     6.40  -0.15  (-2.29%)   After Hours:   6.36 -0.04 (-0.63%)
  • GE     30.67  -0.09  (-0.29%)   After Hours:  30.70 +0.03 (+0.10%)
  • MU     10.55  -0.11  (-1.03%)   After Hours:  10.52 -0.03 (-0.28%)
  • VRNG    1.90  +0.18 (+10.47%)

 I. b. Sector summary from Monday, 4/25/2016

Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods ……… +0.89%  
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods …………….. +0.03%
  • Utilities ………………… -0.03% 
  • Technology …………….. -0.13% 
  • Healthcare …………….. -0.24% 
  • Financials ………………. -0.50%
  • Telecommunications Srvcs … -0.58% 
  • Industrials ……………… -0.65% 
  • Energy …………………… -1.09% 
  • Basic Materials ………… -1.70%    

 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Monday, 4/25/2016

  II. a.  USA  Bonds

  • 3 Month  0.21%  0.00 (0.00%)
  • 6 Month  0.39%  +0.03 (8.33%)
  •  2 Year  0.83%  +0.01 (1.22%)
  •  5 Year  1.38%  +0.03 (2.22%)
  • 10 Year  1.92%  +0.03 (1.59%)
  • 30 Year  2.73%  +0.03 (1.11%)

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, 4/26/2016

 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 4/25 down  @  17,977.24  -26.51  (-0.15%) (above 4/26 PP)

  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   17941.24
  •   Support (s1)  17891.55       Support (s2)   17805.85
  •   Resistance (r1)   18026.94   Resistance (r2)   18076.63
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17291.26       (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -0.57%  YTD performance  +3.17%

( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed 4/25 down  @  4,895.79  -10.44  (-0.21%)  (above 4/26 PP)

  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  4893.01
  •   Support (s1)   4881.15      Support (s2)  4866.51
  •   Resistance (r1)  4907.65    Resistance (r2)  4919.51
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4753.02          (uptrend  3/21)
  •   52 week performance  -3.25%   YTD performance -2.23%

( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 4/25 down  @  2,087.79   -3.79  (-0.18%)  (above 4/26 PP)

  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  2084.89
  •   Support (s1)  2080.42        Support (s2)  2073.04
  •   Resistance (r1)  2092.27     Resistance (r2)  2096.74
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  2017.85         (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -1.00%  YTD performance  +2.15%

( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 4/25 down  @  1,155.69   -2.45  (-0.21%)  (above 4/26 PP)

  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1154.63
  •   Support (s1)  1151.38      Support (s2)  1147.07
  •   Resistance (r1)  1158.94   Resistance (r2)  1162.19
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1114.57          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -2.33%  YTD performance  +2.10%

( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
Closed 4/25 down  @  1,138.10   -8.59  (-0.75%)  (below 4/26 PP)

  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  1139.74
  •   Support (s1)   1133.21      Support (s2)   1128.33
  •   Resistance (r1)  1144.62    Resistance (r2)  1151.15
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1081.06          (uptrend  3/18)
  •   52 week performance  -9.15%  YTD performance   +0.19%

( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 4/25 down   @  1,229.71   -3.10  (-0.25%)  (above 4/26 PP)

  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1228.86
  •   Support (s1)   1225.19     Support (s2)  1220.68
  •   Resistance (r1)  1233.37   Resistance (r2)  1237.04
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1181.26          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance   -2.73%    YTD performance  +1.96%

( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 4/25 up  @   19.02   +0.14  (+0.74%)  (above 4/26 PP)

  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    18.92
  •   Support (s1)    18.78      Support (s2)  18.53
  •   Resistance (r1)  19.17     Resistance (r2)  19.31
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  18.19          (uptrend  4/21)
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  21.02
  •   :: Close (76 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-21.997) (-9.501%)
  •   :: 52 week performance  -1.14%   YTD performance -16.17%

( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 4/25 up   @  14.08   +0.86  (+6.51%) (below 4/26 PP)

  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    14.23
  •   Support (s1)    13.71      Support (s2)   13.33
  •   Resistance (r1)  14.61     Resistance (r2)  15.13
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  16.32
  •   :: 52 week performance   +13.46%   YTD performance  -22.68%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Tuesday, 4/26/2016

  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones …. 17984.09  …  17848.70
  •   Nasdaq……..  4913.58  …   4887.08
  •   S&P 500 ……  2088.58  …   2076.73
  •   Russell 1000 .  1156.79  …   1149.23
  •   Russell 2000 .  1142.18  …   1130.77
  •   Russell 3000 .  1231.12  …   1222.94
  •   CBOE TNX ……   19.24  …     18.85
  •   Volatility …    14.87  …     13.97

 V.  Index: 52week High,  52week Low, (Close 12/31/15)

  • Dow Jones ..  18351.36 ..  15370.33 .. (17425.03)  n/c
  • Nasdaq …..   5231.94 ..   4209.76 ..  (5007.41)  n/c
  • S&P 500 ….   2134.72 ..   1810.10 ..  (2043.94)  n/c
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)   1191.59 ..    995.55 ..  (1069.65)  n/c
  • Rus 2k (RUT)   1296.00 ..    943.10 ..  (1135.89)  n/c
  • Rus 3k (RUA)   1275.89 ..   1056.45 ..  (1206.10)  n/c
  • CBOE (TNX) ….. 24.89 …    15.67  ..   (22.69)  n/c
  • Volatility(VIX)  53.29 …    10.88  ..   (18.21)  n/c
  •    —     —     —     —     —     —
  •     n/c* = no change

——  Monday, 4/25/2016 thru Friday 4/29/2016  ——-

 

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Hope the above Index Support and Resistance calculations for Tuesday, 4/26/2016
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