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6 March 2017 – A slow pullback before the rate hikes?

Dow Transportation closed at 9420.28 with a bearish hammer candle on its 21 EMA. Daily trading range was 84.6. Momentum is neutral. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Dow Industrial closed at 20954.34 with a tiny doji candle above its moving averages. Daily trading range was 74.3199. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. BuySellTimer is in positive cycle.

Russell 2000 closed at 1384.2454 with a big bearish candle below its 21 EMA. Daily trading range was 13.8865. Momentum is neutral. Volumetric buying pressure is at 65.6%. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 5360.312 with a small bullish candle above its 8 EMA. Daily trading range was 29.6538. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

S&P 500 closed at 2375.31 with a small doji candle on its 8 EMA. Daily trading range was 10.82. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 97.9%. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

Metals and Commodities
WTI Crude oil futures closed with a doji candle on its 50 SMA. Momentum is downward. It is trading at $53.20 per barrel. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Gold futures closed with a bearish candle below its 21 EMA. It is trading at $1226.1 per ounce. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Silver futures closed with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA and 21 EMA. It is trading at $17.800 per ounce. Momentum is neutral. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF closed at 20.28 with a big bearish marubozu candle below its 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Commodities (DBC) ETF gapped down and closed at 15.60 with a bearish marubozu candle below all its moving averages. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

Bonds
Bond futures (ZB) closed with a bearish doji candle below its moving averages. It is trading at 149’01. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) closed at 87.71 with a bearish marubozu candle below its 21 EMA. Momentum is neutral. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Currencies
Dollar Index (DX) closed with a bullish spinning top doji candle above its moving averages. It is trading at 101.645. Momentum is upward. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

EUR/USD closed with a bearish candle below its 21 EMA and 50 SMA. It is trading at 1.0586. Momentum is downward.

USD/JPY closed with a doji candle above its 21 EMA but below its 50 SMA. Momentum is upward. It is trading at 113.85.

Relative Strength – Sectors
On a monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are outperforming the S&P 500 are XLF, XLV, XLU, XLI, XLK and XLP respectively.

On a 3-month lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are outperforming the S&P 500 are XLK, XLV, XLU, XLF and XLP respectively.

Market Internals
Vix closed at 11.24. Vix futures is at 12.70. Skew is at 136.10. Market sentiment is bullish. Market breadth has turned down. Volumetric accumulation/distribution is turning down.

The Week Ahead
The Russell 2000 is leading the market down. Market internals are showing weakending. The canary in the coal mine, the high yield bond HYG is showing signs of pulling back. The market is likely taking into consideration a rate hike and also a possible debt ceiling problem next week. The prognosis is for a pullback.

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