S&P 500 Chart Fight Ahead of Election

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After another positive ISM reading, it seems as though the markets are fighting to find direction ahead of Tuesday's presidential election. We are analyzing the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSEMKT: SPY) as it is the most liquid and most representative of the broad markets out of all the ETFs which trade.

For Monday's chart analysis, Phil Erlanger said:

"SPY had a complete reversal on Friday starting above resistance and finishing below support. Today SPY is trading below pivot at $142.23. The range from resistance to support is wide given Friday's weakness. Support is $140.74. Watch to see of support is challenged early in the session. We note the 5 minute low needs to hold at $141.15 within the first hour of trading."

It is also worth noting that Friday brought on a failed test of the 50-day moving average on the SPYDERS and that 50-day moving average is up at $143.38 as of now. See the full chart below.

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NOVEMBER 5, 2012

Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Active Trader, ETFs & Mutual Funds Tagged: featured, SPY
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S&P 500 2,343.98 -1.98 -0.08%
DJIA 20,596.72 -59.86 -0.29%
NASDAQ 5,828.74 11.04 0.19%
DAX 12,064.27 24.59 0.20%
NIKKEI 225 19,262.53 177.22 0.93%
HANG SENG 24,358.27 30.57 0.13%
USD (per EUR) 1.08 0.00 0.01%
USD (per CHF) 0.99 0.00 0.02%
JPY (per USD) 111.34 0.01 0.00%
GBP (per USD) 1.25 0.00 0.01%

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