Thursday, February 17, 2011

Daily Market Commentary: Small Caps Squeeze

More of the same. Small gains on small volume for the S&P and Nasdaq. Both indices are trading well inside their channels so there is little to add.

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Action in Small Caps was of some interest as it continued to ride resistance higher. While shorts were able to take advantage on Tuesday, there was no such luck today as Tuesday's shorts were squeezed by the buying.

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Semiconductors offered some interest with a larger than normal gain for the day. While not yet challenging resistance it did reverse 'sell' triggers in the MACD and CCI.

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Bulls maintain control and it will take an extended down phase to reverse this trend.

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