From gold to the dollar to stocks, several markets appear poised to start a new leg higher. However, indicators continue sending mixed signals.
The stock market continues to add to its 2013 gains, but indicator readings remain technically suspicious.
Although trading volume rose on Thursday along with the market, some important indexes have failed to break through critical resistance.
An overnight sell-off could set the tone for another net gain in the day session -- unless these key levels give way.
The stock market keeps rising, but gains continue to be small and unimpressive.
It appeared to be a quietly positive week for the stock market, with the fiscal cliff overcome, but not-so-obvious technicals may tell a different tale.
Although the Value Line has reached all-time highs and the S&P 500 is on a tear, other major stock indexes have failed to confirm the rally.
Major indexes rallied modestly Thursday, as the S&P 500 hit its best close in five years and the Value Line index made a new high.
Small gains in major indexes Wednesday did not eliminate a lateral pricing tendency that has persisted for past several sessions.
We avoided the fiscal cliff, but critical technicals and some important anniversaries suggest a shift may be at hand.