Next on the chopping block is the S&P. Today's losses were relatively minor, but the index did rack up a distribution day - one of five consecutive loss days for the index. Bulls can look to the 20-day MA at 2,355 as a possible launch point for a rally.
The Nasdaq actually managed a tiny gain - which meant today's higher volume counts as accumulation. But really, it was another day of holding the status quo and staying out of the limelight. There is bearish creep with the MACD trigger 'sell', but there is also a relative improvement against its peers.
However, supporting breadth metrics continue to deteriorate. The latest is the Nasdaq Summation Index which is now net bearish in technical strength.
For tomorrow, look for a bullish response in the S&P, but failing that, watch for further losses in the Russell 2000 as profit taking looks to accelerate.
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