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A Brief Bear Cycle Gives Way To A Bullish Shift In Market Breadth

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  • The percentage of stocks trading above their respective 50-day moving averages ended its downtrend.
  • The apparent expansion in market breadth signals a broadly bullish shift in trading that should benefit more and more stocks.
  • Trading in small caps and the economic signals critically important to small companies look to provide the key pivot point for market breadth.
  • Even the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 200-day moving averages looks like it has finally bottomed.

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In late September, I stepped in front of another predictable bounce in the S&P 500 (SPY) to wave a warning about a bearish change in the character of trading on the index. The S&P 500

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Dr. Duru has blogged about financial markets since the year 2000. A veteran of the dot-com bubble and bust, the financial crisis, and the coronavirus pandemic, he fully appreciates the value in trading and investing around the extremes of market behavior. In this spirit, his blog "One-Twenty Two" (https://drduru.com/onetwentytwo/) delivers a different narrative for students and fans of financial markets. Dr. Duru challenges conventional market wisdoms and offers unique perspectives. The blog posts cover stocks, options, currencies, Bitcoin, and more, while leveraging the tools of both technical and fundamental analysis for short-term and long-term trading and investing. Some of these ideas and analyses are also featured here on Seeking Alpha.Dr. Duru received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (and an honors degree in Values, Technology, Science and Society - now simply STS) from Stanford University. For graduate studies, Dr. Duru went on to earn a Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic Systems (now Management, Science, and Society). Dr. Duru's work experiences include:*Independent consulting in operations research and decision analysis*Management consulting in product development and technology strategy*Price optimization software for computer manufacturers and internet advertising (including a shared patent for methodology)*Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, including some Data Science and Data EngineeringConsulting practice: https://ahan-analytics.drduru.com/

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