Hi, these are just ideas not recommendations, sometimes I trade my ideas, sometimes I don’t.
Always remember, yours is the responsibility for your trades,
Good luck,
Erick



Sunday, March 31, 2013

Market Update Week April 1 –April 5, Support line for the Dow, resistance for Basic materials

The Dow continues unabated in its uptrend treading alongside a perfect 45 degree line, since Feb 1st and with a tiny correction the Dow went from 14009.79 to 14578.74 at close on March 28, for a superb 4% gain in two months.
The Dow gave again a buying signal last Thursday with a 14880 target, the support line for this week is at 14349, the index must lose 1.60% from last week close to signal an end to the uptrend, any closing price this week below 14349 is a signal to exit all Dow Longs.



I suspect this continuous uptrend of the Dow since not all the groups are trading alongside, Basic Materials had a dismal performance in the same period going from 290.09 on Feb 1st to 282.92 at last week close, shedding 7.17 points or 2.47%.
The group gave a short signal on March 25 with a 1.3% target to the downside, March 27 low could be the target so I am not shorting the group, possibly it will overcome its 50 ma halting the down move for a while. This is a weak group making it a favorite short candidate if the market starts consolidating.  The 285 level, extremely close the 50 ma is resistance for downs next week.



Positions: In the sidelines.
Good luck to all,

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I am a civil engineer who likes charts, to me, speculating in the markets is both a hobby and a second profession and in my view the stock market is the most honest environment, since it is only your knowledge and preparation that matters. I live, and work in the construction industry, in the Dominican Republic. I read and answer all my mail so please feel free to write sternloinaz@gmail.com Thanks, Erick