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April 18, 2008 Stock Market Recap

April 18, 2008 Stock Market Recap

Friday capped off a great week for the bulls. For the week the Nasdaq was up 4.9% and the S&P was up 4.3%. However, the bulls weren’t able to end the week above the resistance levels we’ve been watching since early February. The market gapped right to resistance at the open on Friday and then went nowhere. Another shot of good news with the market perched right here could break the backs of the bears and cause a buying (to cover) panic.

Gold is finally showing signs of doing what I thought it might back on April 10th:

Trend Table

No changes

Trend Nasdaq S&P 500 Russell 2000
Primary Down Down Down
Intermediate Up(+) Up(+) Up(+)
Short-term Up(+) Up(+) Up(+)

(+) Indicates an upward reclassification today
(-) Indicates a downward reclassification today
Lat Indicates a Lateral trend

*** I’m simply using the indices’ relations to their 200, 50 and 10-day moving averages to tell me the long, intermediate and short-term trends, respectively.

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April 18, 2008 Stock Market Recap

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