Key ETF charts are a snapshot to current technicals, not comprehensive technical analysis.
GLD bumped above the lower end of resistance yesterday and is support for any continuing S/T rally activity. The big test is in the 123 to 125 area and the nose of the former Symmetrical Triangle.
ETF daily charts are a snapshot of current technicals, not a comprehensive technical review.
GLD has lost support after spilling out of the Symmetrical Triangle. Last week it was at the 62% Fib retrace and this week that is in the rear view window. Still bearish.
ETF updates are meant as a snapshot of the current technical situation, not a comprehensive technical review.
ETF updates are a snapshot of current daily technicals, not a comprehensive technical review.
A reminder that below is a snapshot of current ETF status, not a comprehensive technical review.
The daily chart would logically project to the 50 day moving averages if the bounce continues and gains strength  because in a down trend that is a notable ‘if’.
The weekly chart agrees that 3600 is the target with the broken trend channel and lateral resistance.
A reminder that ETF charts are more a snapshot to current status than comprehensive TA. Also, to save time the MACD (which is usually noted as green (positive) or red (negative) will be colored blue in ETF updates going forward. The relevant point to the color coding is whether MACD is above or below zero. Also, RSI is added and the charts have a new format.
GLD broke down from an unimpressive short term uptrend (low relative ‘up’ volume), keeping the long anticipated support zone in play. That support zone is quite important. GLD is neutral-bearish, but with a potentially bullish pattern.
In 2001 my financial adviser advised that the people running my IRA would never allow the type of losses that I myself would suffer by trading. Ehhhhhh… wrong! -50% in a heartbeat. Thanks MFS. My wife got a 60% haircut compliments of Putnam.
I spent some time calling these fund companies pulling money out and putting it back in the markets. In other words, I day traded them successfully, taking advantage of the bear market until finally I yanked every last penny from said financial adviser and his lame mutual fund companies and went DIY. A couple years later biiwii.com happened and the rest is history, and a gain of several hundred percent on that IRA.
Anyway, preamble aside, this market has the potential to be like that phase where you successfully short the market, buy the market, short the market; i.e. trade the swings. Take the QQQ chart for example…
Well, my patience was tested this morning but I not only held the SPY puts, I also added more shorts while that thing mocked me this morning.
All those indicators I posted yesterday plus the BKX-SPX ratio this morning along with these charts not having broken my parameters kept the bear trades on. I was gritting my teeth this morning though.
DIA turned down from resistance.