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Friday - April -- 13  -- 2017


The Closing Markets Last Week
Weekly indices tear to date

  The SPREAD

The SPREAD measures the difference between the Value Line index
and the New York index. The higher the SPREAD the more
"bullish", the lower the SPREAD the more "bearish"!

The following charts show the 30, 90, 180 day & 1 Year SPREAD

This should give us a better idea of the current and near term market!


30 day trend

The 30 DAY trend can change fast ! The line down 3 weeks ago after staying up 3 weeks after staying down 4 weeks!

90 Day Trend

  The 90 DAY trend line turned down 6 weeks ago after staying up 23 weeks after staying down 5 weeks!

180 Day Trend
The 180 DAY trend line turned up 97 weeks ago after staying down 39 weeks after staying up for 34 weeks!
One Year Trend
The 1 YEAR trend line turned up 88 weeks ago after staying down 35 weeks after staying up 18 weeks!

The SPREAD reached a new all-time high on 1.26.18
 

The SPREAD closed Friday 4/130/2018, at 4,798.68, up +89.87 (+1.55%) this past week vs off -35.09 (-0.73%) the previous week. The SPREAD pulled back out of bear market territory 108 weeks ago and out of correction territory 98 weeks ago with a current discount to the 52-week high at off -4.87%. One definition of a correction is a discount to the 52 week high of 10%. A bear market is a discount to the 52 week high of 20%.

The  SPREAD set a new all-time high at 5,138.66 on 1/26/18 and is currently off -12.75 (-0.26%) on the year. The 52 week low is 4281.62 set on 8/21/27. The SPREAD finished 2016 up 23.93% and 2017 up 15.44%.

Looking at the 30 day chart above (top left) you see a lot of indecision in the last 4 weeks and a downtrend and the question now is will it continue?

Watch closer! The markets should follow the SPREAD.
Click here to view the larger SPREAD chart

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