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Sideways action since October 2003

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 19, 2004 @ 10:15 am In Finance | Comments Disabled

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After a huge run up in 2003, what makes the most sensein 1H 2004? Gary Smith (of the Street.com) thinks the recent action is pretty much exactly what the market needed, if its to keep moving higher.

Note that G is a pure technician, and approaches his trading from that perspective:

double_bottom_sideways [1]

chart courtesy of thestreet.com [2]

Gary notes: “While we’ve done nothing more than move sideways since last October, that’s exactly the kind of action the market needs in order to work off the early 2003 rise, and then form a base for another leg up.”


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