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Chart of the Week: % of S&P 500 Issues Reaching 30 day Highs

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 8, 2004 @ 2:59 pm In Finance | Comments Disabled

After the rally of the past 9 days, the markets are somewhat overbought. Some consolidation might make the ensuing move more sustainable. The number of SPX stocks reaching 30 day highs has broken the peaks of the previous 2 years (see chart).

% of S&P 500 Issues Reaching 30 day Highs

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Source: Redwood Technimentals

The back and filling action at this point would be a healthy sign that the markets are not getting too far ahead of themselves.

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[2] How to Fix Taxes and Social Security: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A29471-2004Nov5.html

[3] Avoiding the Oil Curse: http://www.slate.com/id/2108873

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[9] John Foster Dulles: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Foster_Dulles

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