Markets Close Mixed, Flat And Noncommittal

May 13th, 2013
in Gary's blogging

Closing Market Commentary For 05-13-2013

The gap for the DOW remains open from this morning and most likely will be closed tomorrow. Although the markets are mostly flat and mixed, they did surprisingly well recovering from the opening plummet this morning.

The markets have remained in the zone of indecision leaving investors in a lurch of what to do next; buy or sell!

Follow up:

What we read this afternoon.

What To Make Of The Fed's Planned Exit Strategy

The Golden Canary In The Coal Mine

A Tired Bull Market

Using the Jobs Report To Forecast the Economy

David Rosenberg: A Bond Bull Turns Bearish

The DOW at 4:00 is at 15091 down 27 or -0.18%.

The SP500 is at 1633 up 0.07 or 0.00%.

SPY is at 163.61 up 0.20 or 0.12%.

The $RUT is at 973.78 down 1.38 or -0.14%.

NASDAQ is at 3439 up 2.21 or 0.06%.

NASDAQ 100 is at 2982 up 1.07 or 0.04%.

The longer trend is up, the past months trend is bullish, the past 5 sessions have been bullish and the current bias is neutral.

How Oil Really Gets Priced

WTI oil is trading between 95.95 and 94.53 today. The session bias is generally bearish with wide swings and is currently trading sideways at 95.00.

More Widening For The Brent/WTI Spread ahead?

Brent crude is trading between 103.84 and 102.11 today. The session bias is bearish and is currently trading down at 102.46.

Gold fell from 1437.91 earlier to 1425.87 and is currently trading down at 1428.65.

Here’s why copper has lost its indicator role

Dr. Copper is at 3.356 rising from 3.337 earlier.

The US dollar is trading between 83.45 and 83.16 and is currently trading down at 83.35, the bias is currently sideways.

The 500 at the close. (The gap from this morning was filled)

The DOW at the close. (Green line is the very unusual gap that remains open.)

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Written by Gary

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