Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) plunges more than 800 points
Wall Street suffered its biggest fall since February as a sell-off in technology giants and interest rate worries left the benchmark Dow Jones index nursing a 832 point fall on Wednesday.
The US blue-chip index dropped 3.2pc to end at 25,598.7, while the wider S&P 500 fell 3.3pc to 2,785.68, down for the fifth day straight. In London the FTSE 100 closed at a six-month low.
Rising government bond yields have made them more attractive, leading investors to pull out of equities. US 10-year Treasuries hit a seven-year high of 3.26pc yesterday.
Concerns about consumer spending have also led to jitters as US companies prepare to unveil third-quarter results.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways.
The projected upper bound is: 26,122.25.
The projected lower bound is: 25,082.58.
The projected closing price is: 25,602.41.
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 27 white candles and 23 black candles for a net of 4 white candles.
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.
One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 17.9206. This is an oversold reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses above 20 The last signal was a sell 4 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 33.54. 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 sell 4 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 -273.This is an oversold reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses above -100. The last signal was a sell 4 period(s) ago.
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 3 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
DJ INDU AVERAGE closed down -831.830 at 25,598.740. Volume was 55% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 1% wider than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Oversold
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 26,474.24 25,995.09 25,138.55
Volatility: 20 13 19
Volume: 281,760,768 264,502,896 348,667,200
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.
DJ INDU AVERAGE is currently 1.8% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward 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 volume flowing into and out of .DJI at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on .DJI and have had this outlook for the last 0 periods.
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