How SPX Has Moved After Similar Drops & Consolidations

After the big down day last Tuesday the market has not done a lot. In fact, it has closed within the true range of that 1 bar every day for the last week. The bears failed to follow through on that selloff, but the bulls have not managed to move the SPX back out of the range either. This triggered the study below from the Quantifinder.

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Over the last 26 ½ years or so the SPX has burst higher out of this “failed selloff” and consolidation on a consistent basis. But the implications are only bullish for a few short days. After that there does not appear to be a decided edge for either the bulls or the bears.


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