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Market Forging Higher, Not Yet Warning of a Top

By Sam Collins

One of the remarkable technical events of the past 12 months is the breakout and blast-off of the Dow Jones Transportation Average. On Tuesday, the index set a new all-time high after breaking from a 10-month consolidation in early December.

RSI is somewhat overbought, and Tuesday’s spike to new highs could lead to some profit-taking. But the momentum of this remarkable performance is usually predictive of a better-performing economy, and thus, a pullback in this or any index should be viewed as a buying opportunity.

Conclusion: Despite the lack of volume, stocks appear headed to new highs, boosted by better-than-expected retail sales and the anticipation of a better economic climate. Even the breakdown of the most influential technology stock of the decade (Apple), the fiscal cliff, and the threat of a U.S. bond default have failed to stop the advance………….

full article at source: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/daily-stock-market-news-market-forging-higher-not-yet-warning-of-a-top/?sid=KE8137&cp=OZDT&ct=201301116&cc=eletter&en=4524897

Financial Markets Outook for Gold, Stocks, Volatility, Euro and Bonds

By: Willem_Weytjens

Let’s start with the SP500.

The SP500 retraced 38.20% of the rally from 2009 to 2011. The 50% Retracement level is often tested. This means we could see 1,020 on the SP500 over the next couple of weeks/months, where the market should find support.

Chart courtesy Stockcharts.com

However, nothing goes up or down in a straight line. After huge sell offs, we often see strong rallies.
The RSI was very oversold recently but has worked itself out of this oversold position over the last couple of days.
A lower low for the SP500 will likely be accompanied by a higher low for the RSI, causing positive divergence.
That’s a time you would want to buy stocks.

see full article at source here: http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article30048.html

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