DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) slumps today after the US ISM manufacturing report

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) slumps today after the US ISM manufacturing report

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) slumps today after the US ISM manufacturing report

The DAX index slumps today after the US ISM manufacturing report, published yesterday, came in at 47.8 the lowest level in ten years. The biggest drag on the ISM was new export orders, and this is important for the export-oriented German economy.

As a response, investors have been dumping equities as it appears that the world economy is slowing. Earlier this week the Chinese manufacturing PMI report showed a contraction in Chinese manufacturing while European PMI’s yesterday also showed that manufacturing in the old continent is also contracting.

Top losers in DAX is Covestro AG -4.22, adidas AG -2.64%, Thyssenkrupp AG -1.63%, Continental AG -1.75%, and Infineon -1.72%.

Technical Indicators

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 12,177.93.

The projected upper bound is: 12,296.23.

The projected lower bound is: 11,530.36.

The projected closing price is: 11,913.30.

Candlesticks

A big black candle occurred. This is bearish, as prices closed significantly lower than they opened. If the candle appears when prices are “high,” it may be the first sign of a top. If it occurs when prices are confronting an overhead resistance area (e.g., a moving average, trendline, or price resistance level), the long black candle adds credibility to the resistance. Similarly, if the candle appears as prices break below a support area, the long black candle confirms the failure of the support area.
During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and 5 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 29 white candles and 21 black candles for a net of 8 white candles.

A falling window occurred (where the bottom of the previous shadow is above the top of the current shadow). This usually implies a continuation of a bearish trend. There have been 4 falling windows in the last 50 candles–this makes the current falling window even more bearish.

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 33.2819. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 12 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 38.59. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 40 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -281.This is an oversold reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses above -100. The last signal was a buy 4 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 6 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

XETRA DAX PF closed down -338.580 at 11,925.250. Volume was 8% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 32% narrower than normal.

Open     High      Low     Close     Volume___
12,221.74012,226.86011,925.25011,925.250 95,635,992
Technical Outlook 
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period     50-period     200-period
Close: 12,309.60 12,030.99 11,791.29
Volatility: 20 20 18
Volume: 87,757,128 88,358,048 89,745,056

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary

XETRA DAX PF gapped down today (bearish) on normal volume. Possibility of a Runaway Gap which usually signifies a continuation of the trend. Four types of price gaps exist – Common, Breakaway, Runaway, and Exhaustion. Gaps acts as support/resistance.
XETRA DAX PF is currently 1.1% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is extremely high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that volatility will decrease and prices will stabilize in the near term. Our volume indicators reflect moderate flows of volume into .GDAXI (mildly bullish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on .GDAXI and have had this outlook for the last 22 periods.

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