S&P 500 Back At Crucial 50-Day Moving Average

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The market has seen better weekly jobless claims, a higher revised Q3 GDP report and better home sales data this morning. Shares are also higher on more hopes that a fiscal cliff resolution will be made. We are analyzing the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSEMKT: SPY) as the most liquid of all ETFs covering the broad market.

For Thursday's chart analysis, Phil Erlanger said,

Wednesday saw the trend of below support holding at 10:00 a.m. SPY support was $139.92 and we got a massive reversal to the upside which we did not expect but the value lines caught nicely.

Today SPY is trying to move above resistance at $142.33. Since this is a gap up day watch to see if the five minute low holds at $142.04. Pivot is much lower at $140.66.

It should also be noted that the SPY is back up right at the critical 50-day moving average of $142.38. The 50-day moving average acted as hard resistance earlier this month.

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November 29, 2012


Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Activist Investor, ETFs & Mutual Funds Tagged: featured, SPY
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Markets

S&P 500 2,358.57 16.98 0.73%
DJIA 20,701.64 150.66 0.73%
NASDAQ 5,875.14 34.77 0.60%
DAX 12,149.42 153.35 1.28%
NIKKEI 225 19,202.87 217.28 1.14%
HANG SENG 24,345.87 152.17 0.63%
USD (per EUR) 1.08 0.00 -0.43%
USD (per CHF) 0.99 0.01 0.64%
JPY (per USD) 111.09 0.32 0.29%
GBP (per USD) 1.25 -0.01 -0.81%

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