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Chart of the Week: S&P500 Ascending Wedge?

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 5, 2004 @ 11:57 am In Finance,Media | Comments Disabled

The large cap SPX has formed a bearish rising wedge, while breaking out over the top line of its rising channel. Combining with overbought conditions makes the SPX ripe for profit taking.

S&P500 Ascending Wedge?
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Source: Chart of the Day [1]

Any pullback (to the dashed green line) would provide a low risk entry point for new long positions.

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URLs in this post:

[1] Chart of the Day: http://www.chartoftheday.com/20031231.htm

[2] Fed’s Folly Will Come Due in 2004 : http://www.thestreet.com/markets/detox/10134346.html

[3] Twilight of the Neocons? : http://billmon.org/archives/000924.html

[4] The Saudi Paradox : http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20040101faessay83105/michael-scott-doran/the-saudi-paradox.html

[5] The Creativity Conundrum: http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/78/jobs.html

[6] A Complex System View of Why Stock Markets Crash: http://www.ess.ucla.edu/faculty/sornette/why_crash.asp#whycrash

[7] Outlawing “Soft Dollars” Will Crush Independent Research: http://www.nationalreview.com/nrof_luskin/luskin200312190901.asp

[8] Thomas Jefferson: http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tj3.html

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