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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

General end-of-day take on YM, ES, NQ & TF...

Reverse polarity for Advn/Decn Issues and Up/Down Volumes from yesterday to today:

(Hint...you can right-click on each of the links below to open the chart in a new web window)

YM, ES, NQ, TF & NKD are still within their recent downward sloping channels on the Daily chart (all 4 e-minis, except NKD, are trading above their 50sma (red) as I write this after-hours):


Looking at 60 min charts of YM, ES, NQ & TF, I see that the 21ema (white) has X'd above the 50sma (red) on YM, ES & NQ...TF is the laggard today. Both the 21 & 50 ma's remain underneath a declining 200sma (pink) on all 4 e-minis:


See-saw action is occuring on the Daily charts as evidenced by price action within the narrow downward sloping channel and by reverse swings on Advn/Decn Isses and Up/Down Volumes. Should the 50 ma's cross above the 200 ma's on all 4 e-minis with higher volume buying strength on the 60 min charts, then by that time, a new Daily swing high may have been made. It could be that price consolidates somewhere between/around these 2 ma's (either in a continued downward sloping channel or sideways) until they merge and a breakout occurs one way or the other. I will be watching the Cummulative TICK action, Advn/Decn Issues, Up/Down Volumes, the USD, and NKD as strength and directional guages, as well as a number of other markets and noteworthy news items.