Weekly Stock Market Update & Forecast – January 13th, 2018

- State of the Market Address:

  • The Dow is quickly approaching 26,000
  • Shiller's Adjusted S&P P/E ratio is now at 33.80 Now at arguably the highest level in history (if we adjust for 2000 distortions) and still above 1929 top of 29.55.
  • Weekly RSI at 90 - overbought. Daily RSI is at 86 - overbought.
  • Prior years corrections terminated at around 200 day moving average. Located at around 18,700 today (on weekly).
  • Weekly Stochastics at 98 - overbought. Daily at 97 - overbought.
  • NYSE McClellan Oscillator is at +17. Neutral.
  • Volatility measures VIX/VXX remains at suppressed levels. Commercial VIX long interest remained the same at 50K contracts net long. 
  • Last week's CTO Reports suggest that commercials (smart money) have maintained their positioning.  For now, the Dow is 7X, the S&P is at 4X net short, Russell 2000 is now at 4X net short and the Nasdaq is net neutral.

In summary: For the time being and long-term, the market remains in a clear bull trend. Yet, a number of longer-term indicators suggest the market might experience a substantial correction ahead.  Plus, the "smart money" is positioning for some sort of a sell-off.

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ATTENTION!!! Please note, we have moved most of our free editorial content to our new website MarketSpartans.com Please Click Here to view it.ELLIOTT WAVE UPDATE:

Since many people have asked, I will attempt to give you my interpretation of Elliott Wave and how it is playing out in the market. First, I must admit. I don’t claim to be an EW expert, but I hope my “standard” interpretation is of help.

Let’s take a look at the most likely recent count on the S&P.

Explanation:

Long-Term: It appears the S&P is quickly approaching the termination point of its (5) wave up off of 2009 bottom. If true,we should see a massive sell-off later this year. Did it already complete? Click Here

Short-Term: It appears the S&P might have completed its intermediary wave 3 and now 4. It appears the market is now pushing higher to complete wave 5 of (5). If true, the above count should terminate the bull market. Did it already complete? Click Here

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