Bursa KLCI

4 May 2017 – A sideways or consolidating market

Dow Transportation closed at 9138.13 with a doji candle above its 21 EMA. Daily trading range was 107.1. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 34.8%. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

Dow Industrial closed at 20951.47 with a hammer candle above its moving averages. Daily trading range was 142.84. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 95.1%. BuySellTimer is in positive cycle.

Russell 2000 closed at 1388.8462 with a bearish spinning top doji candle on its 21 EMA but below its 8 EMA. Daily trading range was 13.6677. Momentum is neutral. Volumetric buying pressure is at 20.9%. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 5626.3162 with a doji candle above its moving averages. Daily trading range was 27.4438. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 31.9%. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

S&P 500 closed at 2389.52 with a doji candle above its moving averages. Daily trading range was 11.0799. Momentum is sideways. Volumetric buying pressure is at 36.3%. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

Metals and Commodities
WTI Crude oil futures closed with a big bearish candle below its 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Momentum is downward. It is trading at $45.53 per barrel. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Gold futures closed with a bearish candle below its 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. It is trading at $1228.6 per ounce. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Silver futures closed with a bearish candle below its moving averages. It is trading at $16.365 per ounce. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF closed at 20.01 with a bearish candle above its 21 EMA and 50 SMA but below its 200 SMA. Momentum is upward. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

Commodities (DBC) ETF gapped down and closed at 14.26 with a big bearish candle below its moving averages. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

 

Bonds
Bond futures (ZB) closed with a bearish candle below its 21 EMA. It is trading at 151’21. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) closed at 87.43 with a big bearish candle below its 21 EMA and on its 50 SMA. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

 

Currencies
$DXY closed with a big bearish candle below its 21 EMA. It is trading at 98.807. Momentum is downward.

EUR/USD closed with a big bullish candle above its moving averages. It is trading at 1.0976. Momentum is upward.

USD/JPY closed with a bearish candle above its 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Momentum is upward. It is trading at 112.64.

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

On a monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are underperforming the S&P 500 are XLE, XLB, XLU, XLY, XLP, XLF, XLI and XLK respectively.

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

Market Internals
Vix closed at 10.46. Vix futures is at 11.75. Skew is at 130.48. Market sentiment is about neutral. Market breadth is sloping downward. Volumetric accumulation/distribution is sloping downward.

The Week Ahead
The market continues to range trade and is cautious ahead of the French election. The Vix is still at a low level showing that there is no fear of market turning down. The prognosis is for the market to continue to trend sideways till after the French election.

Penny Stocks Breaking Upwards!
LYG.

 

To YOUR wealth!

Would you like to learn to trade stocks, options or futures? Drop us an email at jefftohch@gmail.com or call +6010 4343 948.


Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>