Yesterday's market action was positive.
The Nasdaq Composite remained almost flat with a slight gain of 0.06%, volume once again came in on the heavy side (Point A).
With the high volume and the market not making much headway it appears once again the bulls and bears are fighting it out for control of market direction.
Although the Nasdaq did dip slightly below its 200 day moving average, this was short lived as a bullish reversal soon sent it back above this key moving average.
Leading stocks action was positive. On a day when the Nasdaq didn't make much ground a higher number of leading stocks were powering higher on above average volume compared to those that were falling on above average volume.
It was also good to see Apple shaking off its lower than expected gross profit margin and reversing course as its 200 day moving average came into view (Point B). The 200 day moving average is an area were the big players often buy or add to their positions.
Yesterday's positive behaviour has created the possibility that the six week correction could be over or close to and that now the market is ready to move higher again. Ideally from this point I would like to see the Nasdaq making a play to get back above and stay above the 3000 level (Point C).
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