Market Outlook for the Week of June 30th = Uptrend Intact, ups and downs continue
- Short-term (20 DMA):
- The indexes closed above their 20-day moving averages again, although the DJIA dipped below during the week. Per IBD, we’re still in a confirmed uptrend. Volatility (in the form of day-to-day swings) continued, but is still historically low.
- Intermediate (50 DMA):
- Market averages remain above their 50-day moving averages, and Elliott wave continues to indicate an uptrend.
- Long-term (200 DMA):
- Market averages are far extended from their 200 day moving averages, and the long term Elliot Wave uptrend remains intact.
Elliott Wave Analysis from Elliott Wave Update by Tony Caldaro
The general market made a new bull market high on Tuesday at SPX 1968, dropped to 1945 by Thursday, and then rallied to 1961 to end the week. For the week the SPX/DOW were -0.35%, the NDX/NAZ were +0.90%, and the DJ World index was -0.25%. Economic reports for the week were slightly positive. On the uptick: existing/new home sales, personal income/spending, consumer confidence/sentiment and PCE prices. On the downtick: Q1 GDP, Case-Shiller, durable goods orders, the LEI and the monetary base. Next week we get reports on Nonfarm payrolls, ISM and the Chicago PMI.
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