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June 17, 2017 – Weekend Market Comment

June 17, 2017 – The Dow Jones industrial average rose 24 points, or 0.11 percent, to close at 21,384.28, with Chevron leading advancers and Wal-Mart the biggest decliner. The S&P 500 rose 0.69 points, or 0.03 percent, to end at 2,433.15, with energy leading five sectors higher and consumer staples lagging. Note the high S&P 500 volume on Friday -- a byproduct of options expiration. The Nasdaq pulled back 13.74 points, or 0.22 percent, to close at 6,151.76. About four stocks advanced for every three decliners at the New York Stock Exchange.


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June 10, 2017 – Weekend Market Comment

June 10, 2017 – Welcome to my weekend market comment, an analysis tool I use in my own portfolio decisions, published free to the web every weekend before the New York opening bell. You can read the latest version each week by bookmarking http://cme4pif.blogspot.ca/. For full details read my disclaimer (link at the bottom of this page).

The S&P 500 closed 0.1 percent lower, erasing earlier gains, with information technology dropping more than 2.5 percent. To be sure, tech has had a stellar year, rising about 20 percent in the period to lead all sectors. The Nasdaq composite hit a record high at the open before closing 1.8 percent lower. Shares of Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet all fell more than 3 percent. Despite the high, the tech-heavy index also posted its worst weekly performance of the year.

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101 Bull Bear Bull market (dark green over red)  the dark green 50 day average is …