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S&P 500 finds support but Nasdaq warns caution

By Colin Twiggs
February 25th, 2013 2:00 a.m. ET (6:00 pm AET)

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The S&P 500 found support at 1500 and is headed for a re-test of resistance at 1525/1530. Bearish divergence on 21-day Twiggs Money Flow warns of mild selling pressure. Breakout above resistance would negate this, while reversal below 1500 and the rising trendline would warn of a correction.

S&P 500

Breach of the secondary trendline (above) would indicate a correction to test primary support at 1350. Recovery of 63-day Twiggs Momentum above 10% would increase likelihood of an upward breakout — with a target of 1750* — while retreat below zero would suggest a primary reversal.

S&P 500

* Target calculation: 1550 + ( 1550 - 1350 ) = 1750

The Nasdaq 100 is weaker, with bearish divergence on 13-week Twiggs Money Flow warning of a primary trend reversal. Breakout below primary support at 2500 would confirm, offering a target of 2100*.

Nasdaq 100

* Target calculation: 2500 + ( 2900 - 2500 ) = 2100



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