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S&P Bearish Breakout Below 1010

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Aug 31 2010

An impulsive decline seen in 2008 was reversed by an upward choppy price action that topped out recently at 1220. This was probably a red wave B)/II), which also reached a typical 61.8% retracement level where a corrective trend usually reverses. MACD has moved below the zero recently, and suggests mid-term losses towards the 900 area once the neck line of a potential headed and shoulders pattern shown around 1010 is taken out.

S&P weekly chart:

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