Dow And Footsie Updates

By: Austin Galt | Wed, Jul 2, 2014
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Let's start with the Footsie daily chart.


Footsie Daily Chart

Footsie Daily Chart
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Currently the Footsie is tracking out exactly as laid out in my previous report. That requires one more pop up into a top above the recent top of 6895 but should be held by the 1999 top of 6951. The recent drop had a couple of hits against the lower Bollinger Band and has now made its way back to the top band signifying the final move to high is now underway.

I have added a Relative Strength Indicator (RSI) and a Momentum Indicator. It can be seen that since the February and May highs, each high has been losing both strength and momentum. This final high, quite possibly this month, should see a third bearish divergence in both indicators. That could be expected to then lead to a significant decline and probably signal the end of the bull market that has been in force since March 2009.

Now let's take a look at the daily chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Index.


Dow Daily Chart


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I have drawn a horizontal line across the two recent tops in June. This area is just below the key psychological level of 17000. Importance is often given to such big and round numbers. (Remember Dow 10000?) I originally thought the final high may be just below this level. However, now with recent testing of this level there must be quite a few stop loss orders building above this level just waiting to get taken out. That should see the Dow pop higher in one last short covering rally.

I've also added the RSI and Momentum indicators. The RSI has broken the bearish divergence shown from the June tops and this also suggests a surge is set to take place. The Momentum Indicator shows the uptrend since February is just about out of puff. Not long to go now folks!

Now going back to my Footsie analysis, in my previous report I stated I expected a high between 6895 and 6951. I still stand by this prediction. If that is correct then with the Footsie currently just above 6800 then the top should be around 1.5% to 2% higher than current levels. If we apply the same move higher to the Dow then we could expect the Dow to top around 250 to 350 points higher from current levels. That would project a top around 17200 to 17300. And I've still got the next major Bradley Model turn date of 16th July 2014 in mind. And with the market seemingly heading up into that date then that could quite possibly be the topping time period. Let it roll ...

 


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Author: Austin Galt

Austin Galt
Voodoo Analyst

Austin Galt is The Voodoo Analyst. I have studied charts for over 20 years and am currently a private trader. Several years ago I worked as a licensed advisor with a well known Australian stock broker. While there was an abundance of fundamental analysts, there seemed to be a dearth of technical analysts. My aim here is to provide my view of technical analysis that is both intriguing and misunderstood by many. I like to refer to it as the black magic of stock market analysis.

My website is www.thevoodooanalyst.com

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