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The SPX Has Retraced 50% of its Losses

Posted Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by
Rowan Crosby • 1 min read

Equity markets are slowly fighting back after what has been a rough few months.

As it stands now the SPX has retraced 50% of the losses we saw in the big sell-off in the lead up to Christmas.

There is a classic V-shaped bounce and turnaround, which we often see. However, now that we have sold off and rebounded, we might very well be going into a period of consolidation.

Generally we do see big turning points around earnings season and that is still playing out over the next few weeks.

As such I expect a period of consolidation before we make another clear move in either direction.

So far today the ES is down-0.55% after the holiday period.

Technical Outlook

The SPX is holding 2600 which has been an important level. Now the attention turns to 2700, which is basically the 50% retracement.

S2 is now 2500, with R1 at the 2700 level.

SPX – 240min.
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Rowan Crosby // Asia-Pacific Analyst
Rowan Crosby is a professional futures trader from Sydney, Australia. Rowan has extensive experience trading commodities, bonds and equity futures in the Asian, European and US markets. Rowan holds a Bachelor of Finance and Economics degree and is focused heavily on Investment Finance and Quantitative Analysis.
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