Index Support and Resistance for Wednesday, 4/27/2016

 

  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Wednesday, 4/27/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Tuesday, 4/26/2016’s close.
Index chart 20160426

 Index performance Tuesday, 4/26/2016

  • Dow Jones    17,990.32  +13.08  (+0.07%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        4,888.28   -7.50  (-0.15%)    (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       2,091.70   +3.91  (+0.19%)    (chart:  red)
  •   ——————————————-
  • Rus 1k (RUI)  1,158.45   +2.76  (+0.24%) 
  • Rus 2k (RUT)  1,150.73  +12.63  (+1.11%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)  1,233.43   +3.73  (+0.30%)
  • CBOE (TNX)       19.31   +0.29  (+1.52%)
  • Volatility(VIX)  13.96   -0.12  (-0.85%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Tuesday, 4/26/2016
  • AAPL   104.35  -0.73 (-0.69%)   After Hours: 96.10 -8.25 (-7.91%)
  • C       47.10  +0.41 (+0.88%)
  • CHK      6.59  +0.19 (+2.97%)
  • GE      30.92  +0.24 (+0.78%)   After Hours: 30.89 -0.03 (-0.10%)
  • JCP      9.49  +0.02 (+0.26%)   After Hours: 9.43 -0.06 (-0.68%)
  • MPC     41.45  +0.27 (+0.66%)   After Hours: 41.50 +0.05 (0.12%)
  • MU      11.51  +0.96 (+9.10%)   After Hours: 11.38 -0.13 (-1.13%)
  • VRNG     1.83  -0.07 (-3.68%)
  • VZ      50.44  -0.32 (-0.63%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Tuesday, 4/26/2016
Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Energy ………………………… +1.52% 
  • Basic Materials ………………. +1.31% 
  • Financials …………………….. +0.81%  
  • Industrials ……………………. +0.75% 
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods ……….. +0.50% 
  • Utilities ……………………….. +0.32%   
  • Telecommunications Srvcs ……. +0.16%  
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods ……. +0.14% 
  • Technology …………… -0.30%  
  • Healthcare …………… -0.46% 
 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Tuesday, 4/26/2016
  II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.22%  +0.01 (4.76%)
  • 6 Month  0.38%  0.00 (0.00%)
  •  2 Year  0.85%  +0.01 (1.19%)
  •  5 Year  1.39%  +0.01 (0.72%)
  • 10 Year  1.93%  +0.02 (1.05%)
  • 30 Year  2.75%  +0.02 (0.73%)

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 Wednesday, 4/27/2016

 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 4/26 up  @  17,990.32  +13.08  (+0.07%) (above 4/27 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   17989.42
  •   Support (s1)  17935.07       Support (s2)   17879.82
  •   Resistance (r1)   18044.67   Resistance (r2)   18099.02
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17331.59       (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -0.26%  YTD performance  +3.24%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed 4/26 down  @   4,888.28   -7.50  (-0.15%)  (below 4/27 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  4892.90
  •   Support (s1)   4870.80      Support (s2)  4853.32
  •   Resistance (r1)  4910.38    Resistance (r2)  4932.48
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4764.04          (uptrend  3/21)
  •   52 week performance  -3.31%   YTD performance -2.38%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 4/26 up  @  2,091.70   +3.91  (+0.19%)  (above 4/27 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  2091.46
  •   Support (s1)  2086.04        Support (s2)  2080.39
  •   Resistance (r1)  2097.11     Resistance (r2)  2102.53
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  2022.39         (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -1.09%  YTD performance  +2.34%
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 4/26 up  @  1,158.45   +2.76  (+0.24%)  (above 4/27 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1157.98
  •   Support (s1)  1155.11      Support (s2)  1151.76
  •   Resistance (r1)  1161.33   Resistance (r2)  1164.20
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1117.22          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  -1.65%  YTD performance  +2.35%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
Closed 4/26 up  @  1,150.73  +12.63  (+1.11%)  (above 4/27 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  1146.75
  •   Support (s1)   1142.68      Support (s2)   1134.63
  •   Resistance (r1)  1154.80    Resistance (r2)  1158.87
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1084.63          (uptrend  3/18)
  •   52 week performance  -8.63%   YTD performance   +1.31%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 4/26 up   @  1,233.43   +3.73  (+0.30%)  (above 4/27 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1232.55
  •   Support (s1)   1229.62     Support (s2)  1225.81
  •   Resistance (r1)  1236.36   Resistance (r2)  1239.29
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1184.50          (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance   -2.02%    YTD performance  +2.27%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 4/26 up  @   19.31   +0.29  (+1.52%)  (above 4/27 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    19.24
  •   Support (s1)    19.07      Support (s2)  18.83
  •   Resistance (r1)  19.48     Resistance (r2)  19.65
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  18.23          (uptrend  4/21)
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  21.00
  •   :: Close (77 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-1.689) (-8.041%)
  •   :: 52 week performance  -2.13%   YTD performance -14.90%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 4/26 down   @  13.96   -0.12  (-0.85%) (below 4/27 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    14.02
  •   Support (s1)    13.60      Support (s2)   13.25
  •   Resistance (r1)  14.37     Resistance (r2)  14.79
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  16.11
  •   :: 52 week performance   +4.26%   YTD performance  -23.34%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Wednesday, 4/27/2016
  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones …. 18071.85  …  17962.25
  •   Nasdaq……..  4901.64  …   4862.06
  •   S&P 500 ……  2099.82  …   2088.75
  •   Russell 1000 .  1162.77  …   1156.55
  •   Russell 2000 .  1156.84  …   1144.72
  •   Russell 3000 .  1237.83  …   1231.09
  •   CBOE TNX ……   19.57  …     19.16
  •   Volatility …    14.20  …     13.43
 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

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