US Volatility Indices
We have added the following volatility indexes to the CBOE menu:
  • NASDAQ Market Volatility Index [VXN]
  • SPX (S&P 500) Market Volatility Index [VIX]
  • OEX (S&P 100) Market Volatility Index [VXO].
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Trading Diary
February 17, 2004

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US markets were closed Monday for Washington's birthday.

ASX Australia
The All Ordinaries formed an inside day, closing up at 3346. The strong close and higher volume signal buying support, favoring another test of resistance at 3350.
Short-term: Bullish above 3350. Bearish below 3266.

The primary trend is up. A fall below 3160 (the October 1 low) would signal reversal.
Intermediate term: Bullish above 3350. Bearish below 3160.
Long-term: Bearish below 3160.

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Colin Twiggs

The opponent in one's own head is more formidable
than the one on the other side of the net.

~ Tim Gallwey.

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