Can The Crowded Euro Trade Pull The S&P 500 Even Higher?

by: Doug Short

By Chris Kimble

As the Euro hit highs in 2008 and 2011, it appears these peaks influenced the S&P 500 in the months ahead. At these peaks, the Euro became popular, with 70% of investors becoming bullish the currency, highlighted in the chart below.

The two largest declines in the S&P 500 over the past 6 years took place in 2008 and 2011, when the Euro became a crowded trade. Now the Euro is again popular among traders (65% bulls) up against a new falling resistance line, testing it for the first time with this many bulls.

A breakout of the Euro most likely would be greeted as a positive by S&P 500 investors. Keep a close eye on the Euro in the weeks ahead to see if traders push it past line (1) at (2)!

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Should support break, the right side of this potential Eiffel Tower pattern could put a big hurt to the value of bitcoins!

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