* Above nosotros see a composite mensurate of breadth specific to SPX stocks (raw information from the splendid Index Indicators site). Specifically, we’re looking at a composite of the percentages of SPX stocks trading to a higher house their 3, 5, 10, too 20-day moving averages. Note the designing of declining highs too ascent lows inwards the recent data, every bit the average has traded largely inside a range. A disproportionate part of the market’s gains since 2006 convey occurred when the breadth mensurate has fallen inwards its weakest quartile, amongst an average five-day arrive at of +.48%. Conversely, when the breadth mensurate has been inwards its strongest quartile, the side yesteryear side 5 days convey averaged a loss of -.09%. Yet roughly other event of how a short-term tendency does non necessarily yield short-term momentum.
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* Valuable lessons from the flash crash too the associated regulatory fiasco.
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