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Chart of the Week: 10 Day Moving Average Equity Put/Call Ratio

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 3, 2005 @ 2:17 pm In Economy,Markets | Comments Disabled

With the internals of the market looking so healthy, youmay be wondering what might derail the rally. Technimental’s Chief Market Strategist Kevin Lane noted a “nagging concern as the year wound down that speculative trading activity had crept into the market.”

10 Day Moving Average Equity Put/Call Ratio

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2005_10_day_ma_put_call_ratio [1]

Source:  Redwood Technimentals

Lane notes “Typically speculation rears its head just before good corrections. The hard part with speculation is it can run its course for a while before it gets over-exuberant. What this tells us is that although the trend is still up we need to pay closer attention to tape activity for signs that sentiment and speculation are leading investors to move out of the market.”


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Quote of the Day:

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes.”   -William James [9] (1842-1910)

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[1] Image: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/.shared/image.html?/photos/uncategorized/2005_10_day_ma_put_call_ratio.jpg

[2] U.S. Economy Expected To Perform Well in 2005: http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB110451275000514206,00.html

[3] ’Fortunes 10 Tech Trends to Watch in 2005: http://www.fortune.com/fortune/technology/articles/0,15114,1011757,00.html

[4] Business 2.0: http://www.business2.com/b2/web/articles/0,17863,1012305,00.html

[5] The year according to eBay: http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/technology/2004-12-29-ebay_x.htm

[6] A Rally for the Buck?: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB110332779418103717.html?mod=article-outset-box

[7] What Killed Off The GOP Deficit Hawks?: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/04_52/b3914021_mz007.htm

[8] Google’s Year End Zeitgeist: http://www.google.com/press/zeitgeist2004/index.html

[9] William James : http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/jame.htm

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