Market piplash is something to see these days.
That 1000-point rally market handed down Dow on Wednesday is threatening to unravel in a market lacking traders and some harsh news. But before we move on, the denizens of Financial Twitter will stop everyone from obsessing the point, as they are misleading in terms of tracking trends:
Nothing on Twitter makes me very annoying. I can ignore the trolls, the chart crimes, the weird people who accidentally fall into conversations, the smugness, the snoring from every single time … ever, but use "points" as a measure of an increase or fall in the stock market
̵[ads1]1; Raoul Pal (@RaoulGMI) December 26, 2018
The prevailing view now seems to be that the 5% gain for the S & P 500 and just as big wins for the rest amounts to nothing more than a sucker rally. And such a market can work very well for experienced, fast-as-a-whip traders, but less good for private investors:
What headline in 24 hours will surprise you at least?
1) S & P 500 set S & P 500 returns all farm gains
3) S & P 500 gives birth to fresh twins
4) Right testicle knocks down the nation's beaches
– OddStats (19459011) @OddStats) December 27, 2018
More numbers. The S&P jump was the 18th largest single-day increase for the index since 1970, notes Russ Mold, AJ Bell's investment director. But eight of them "came under the bear market 2007-2009 and three during the downturn in 2000-2003, to suggest that there is still a risk that this year's Boxing Day bonanza could only be a vicious bear trap set to lure investors into more trouble
Our call of the day says that investors must be much more patient than a child in the Christian era if they want to see the bottom come in for stocks and an appearance resume. It comes from Dan Wantrobski, research director at Janney, who says he expects him to come down 20% from the hills before he gets a "meaningful bottom".
He bases this on a chart that overlays S & P's performance from 1943 to 1946, showing how the market reacted before a ten-year increase in bond yields to what was in 2015 to present, if the last period continues to track the former, investors can see a low-established, so-called "volatility in the form of a crooked, multi-month base city" gigging process that can take months before it gets higher again. "
Wantrobski also noted that" deeply-sold conditions "are in place for 80% of NYSE shares right now and while surrender is coming closer, it needed a "series" of 90% days to "wash out weaker hands and tee Busy attractive valuations for new buyers. "[Overshadowedconditionspromiseatleastonetradeaheadasweapproachthenewyear-butfornowbebuckledasweprobablyhaveseveralmilestotravelinthiscorrectioncycle"hesaysholdingontotoolsfounderhealthcareREITsandgoldsilveranddollar
There is a sea of red for Dow
S & P 500
futures. It's the Wednesday's strong rally for Dow
DJIA, + 4.98%
S & P 500
SPX, + 4.96%
COMP, + 5.84%
and crude oil
is also pushing, with gold
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dates back to a longer holiday holiday and sagging. In Asia, Nikkei
NIK, + 3.88%
logged a 3.9% gain, but China shares
fell 0.6% as data showed a sharp decline in industrial production.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the market bottom, but was afraid to ask, was offered in our chart of the day from Irrelevant Investor's Michael Batnick, who has so many to choose from:
March 1978, which he describes as "the most endless bottom ever", which meant a 1% gain and a 1% decline for Dow. On the day that the index pile up, the gain increased to 0.16%:
And from the "market is not the bottom of this" category, this 4.7% gain for Dow in October 1997 takes:  Micheal Batnick
Check the rest on Batnick's blog here.
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