S&P500: Short Term Recovery

Technicals | Jul 26 2022

By Michael Gable 

We have been anticipating a push above 3900 in the S&P500 Index to trigger a possible rally, and we finally got that last week.

It is hard to picture a long-term recovery from here with central banks not only raising rates, but the path of rate rises still being very uncertain.

However, the odds are that we at least get a "bear market rally" from these levels as a counter to the high levels of fear around markets and the economy.

In today's report we have a chart of the S&P500 Index.

After the low in mid-June, the S&P500 Index retested the old support line near 3900 before coming back in putting in a higher low. Last week, it broke above that major level and has so far been able to hold on. It is also now trading above the 50-day moving average, which is a positive sign.

The odds are that we get a recovery from here in the S&P500 Index. It is too early to know if an ultimate low is in place though, but for the short-term at least, we should expect a move back up towards 4200. A break under the low from July would be a negative.

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Michael Gable is managing Director of  Fairmont Equities (www.fairmontequities.com)

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• Bachelor of Commerce (University of Sydney) 
• Diploma of Mortgage Lending (Finsia) 
• Diploma of Financial Services [Financial Planning] (Finsia) 
• Completion of ASX Accredited Derivatives Adviser Levels 1 & 2


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