Stock Market Summary Friday May 25th 2012

Posted by Stephen Sutherland on Fri, May 25, 2012 @ 10:31 AM
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Yesterday's market action was neutral.

The Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.4% in average volume indicating institutional selling.

India and Russia outperformed and global materials matched the market. Leading stocks behavior was neutral.

The Nasdaq and S&P 600 both have support at their 200 day moving averages. This support has helped the markets to stabilise and consolidate. The 'changing of the guard' continues which means from here we may see a continuation of sideways action. My take still remains that after the consolidation period is complete, the next trend will be upwards.

It's also worth noting that today is day five of an attempted rally attempt and if we see a follow through either today or early next week, it would help confirm that a bottom has most probably been found. For now I continue to be happy sitting tight and waiting for a strong rebound. The key is having faith and patience and constantly reminding yourself that investing is a very long-term game.


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