Buying Stalls

By | March 12, 2017

Over the past few weeks the number of bullish stocks on Twitter have fallen sharply. This indicates that buyers of the most bullish stocks dried up as the S&P 500 Index (SPX) pushed up into the 2400 area. Although buyers are slowing down, the sellers of bearish stocks haven’t materialized. That condition is keeping overall […]

Short Term Top Ahead

By | February 20, 2017

Last week, sector sentiment from the Twitter stream gave a warning. It is showing an overbought condition where every sector has positive sentiment. When this has occurred in the past, it has almost always been followed by a short term top within a few days.   At Downside Hedge I highlighted another indicator that has a […]

Healthy Rally

By | January 29, 2017
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A few weeks ago sentiment for the S&P 500 index (SPX) calculated from the twitter stream broke out higher from a triangle pattern. I mentioned that this usually indicates higher prices ahead. It took some time, but the market finally responded. Now we’re watching the confirming uptrend in sentiment. If it breaks expect a larger […]

Bullish Sentiment on Twitter – But Resistance Just Above

By | January 15, 2017
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Sentiment for the S&P 500 Index (SPX) on the Twitter stream broke its triangle pattern to the upside. This suggests that this rally has more steam in it. Keep an eye on the confirming uptrend line from 7 day momentum. If it is broken then some consolidation will likely occur. Unfortunately, traders are tweeting 2300 on […]

Not Much Hope at a Critical Point

By | January 8, 2017
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Over the past several weeks, sentiment for the S&P 500 Index (SPX) has been slowly deteriorating as the market traded sideways to down. This week the market turned back up, and with it sentiment. This has painted a triangle pattern in 7 day momentum. When this occurs it creates an inflection point where the market picks […]

Support and Resistance

By | December 18, 2016
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Posts from now through the holidays will be light… too much fun to be had, but we’ll try to at least update the support and resistance chart for the S&P 500 Index (SPX). Right now there is strong resistance at 2300. A cluster of support lies between 2240 and 2250. Below that is 2200. You […]