Chart of the Week: SPX

The S&P500 has been stuck in a broad trading range since late 2003. A close over 1130 would mean that this range has been broken. That sets up a leg upwards into the new trading range.

SPX at the top of its recent Range
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chart courtesy TC2000

The lower end of the range is 1050 or so; A failure at the 1130 level sets up the following possibilities: a retest of the recent lows; a partial retracement; a fresh attempt at breaking that resistance. We will keep you informed as soon as we have a strong conviction about which is the most likely outcome . . .

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