Observations On The Trend, My Friend ~ The Risk Averse Alert

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Observations On The Trend, My Friend

Here's a graphic look at conditions isolating the trend ... more or less supporting the case bottom is in. This is not to suggest the market cannot drift lower over the next several days. Rather, it largely intends to point out RSI and MACD similarities to the mid-January through late-March '08 period.


Unfortunately, there's no timing an explosion above index 50-day moving averages. It could be this week. We're about to learn the degree to which Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley profited from the collapse of commodities and equities markets.


Relatively speaking large-caps are leading, and that's a positive when you're assuming a solid bottom is in. Yet the broad market is by no means badly lagging. Everything is looking up.


Lots of room to run before the brick wall at NASDAQ 1900...

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