NASDAQ COMPOSITE 8103.07 + 1.76%
This will be a shortened post, as the market has risen two weeks in a row and has finally taken out the horizontal trading range to the upside (see chart below). There is not much to report except this breakout.
Indicator #8 issued a BUY signal on September 30, resulting in a BDH maximum “4” BUY signal. Refer to the chart on the next page.
It took 22 days for the NASDAQ to break out of its trading range box shown above. The next price objective is 8339 which was reached on July 26 and is only 2.9% away. This past week the major averages advanced about 1.75% on average. The eftscreen.com list of our ETFs had 8 “fails” and 36 “passes” and excellent performance.
This past week had 412 new 52-week NYSE highs vs. 392 the prior week, and the number of new lows shrank to 136 from 310. Another positive was the 52.3% of NYSE stocks above their 50-dmas which rose from 37.7% last week. The BDH strategy is ranked 12th on www.dark-liquidity.com from 14th the prior week. Here are two links to check out:
The BDH strategy remains 100% invested in its five ETFs –XLP, PDP, XLY, XHB, QQQ. The portfolio is up 5.67% YTD compared to 14.88% for the DJIA, 18.82% for the S&P 500, and 22.12% for the NASDAQ Composite.
There is no guarantee that the market will make new highs, so make sure you use a defensive approach to protect your principal in case the market goes the other way. We still have another 6 weeks until November and this upcoming next six weeks could be very volatile.
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