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|It was the negative week for the S&P 500 (^GSPC). During the week, the ^GSPC dropped -118.44 points, or -4.10%, and closed at 2767.13 on Friday, October 12, 2018. Weekly volume was 18% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See ^GSPC long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on March 6, 2009 at 666.79 and reached 2940.91 on September 21, 2018. ^GSPC gained -2274.12 points, or -341.05%, in 498 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (2331.94) is broken. Usually a broken resistance is considered to be a long-term bullish signal, although a short-term pull back is possible. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend resistance line in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See ^GSPC medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on February 11, 2016 at 1810.10 and reached 2940.91 on September 21, 2018. ^GSPC gained -1130.81 points, or -62.47%, in 136 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend support line (2921.47) is broken. Usually a broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal, but since daily indicators are oversold a short-term pull back is possible. ^GSPC may retest the broken support line. It is considered to be a resistance line now. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend support in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See ^GSPC weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral. During the last week, weekly Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved below overbought area. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
During the last week, weekly MACD line has moved below its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See ^GSPC short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on September 21, 2018 at 2940.91 and reached 2710.51 on October 11, 2018. ^GSPC lost 230.40 points, or 7.83%, in 20 days. Price is near the Fibonacci 23.6% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See ^GSPC daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Lane's Stochastic is oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily oversold Lane's Stochastic.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since September 25, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current short-term downtrend is strong.
During the last week, the price has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. While the medium-term trend is up and daily technical indicators are oversold, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a support level. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.