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A Hard Battle Between Bulls And Bears To Start 2019

|Includes: QQQ, SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (SPY), XBI

The stock market started off 2019 as a dud but quickly changed sentiment after a strong economic report on Friday.

Price on SPY and QQQ are trading at the key SMA (20) level within the megaphone price channel.

XBI is possibly showing more upside for the markets as the SMA (20) was broken through to the upside on Friday with a strong candle close showing buyers in control.

In this blog, we take a look at the three broad market ETF's into the second full week of trading for 2019. The first week of 2019 gave profit opportunities to both bulls and bears with Friday being a massive move up from the December jobs report. Check out the charts below to see how things are looking into Monday or check out the full detailed analysis on each ETF here

SPY: Daily Chart

SPY Daily Chart

QQQ: Daily Chart

QQQ Daily Chart

XBI: Daily Chart

XBI Daily Candle

Written Analysis For The Broad Market into January 7th 

SPY, QQQ, and XBI are all showing a relatively similar setup here with the Vortex Indicator, MACD, and Willams %R all showing similar similar moves into next week. The SPY and QQQ look so similar, you would almost think they are the same security. The biotech ETF, XBI, is the leading security into next week with a clean break and close through the 20-day Simple Moving Average, which is the level SPY and QQQ are had trouble breaking through on Friday, January 4th. Within the price channels of all three exchange-traded funds, these setups have proven to provide more upside but have all reversed afterward to lower lows. The channel resistance above on all three securities will be a very important level to watch into the next week of trading. 

NOTE TO READERS: All charts posted in this article are from the TrendSpider automated technical analysis platform and have been annotated outside of the platform. These are simply our views of the current technical landscape of the stock market and should not be taken as trading or investment advice. To read the details on each individual ticker into next week, check out our blog post here.