August 17, 2017

Is it Over?

The market continues to amaze. The rally has been furious and fast. In less than four weeks, the Dow has risen 14.8 percent from its 2011 low, reached on Oct. 3. The S&P has gained 17 percent. The rally has been historic. If tomorrow holds 3% on the S&P, the major market benchmark will set the performance record for a one-month time frame. While I mentioned that the market was short-term oversold towards the beginning of the month I never thought the market would rally this far, this fast. The S&P pushed through 1200, then 1220, followed by 1250 and now it sits at 1285. Amazing! But, now we are at a very important area of strong overhead resistance at 1300. My guess is that we will take a breather for the next 5-10 days … [Read more...]