Midday Comment: Nasdaq approaching the "neck-line" of an "H&S" pattern

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If (repeat, IF) the stock market sees more weakness today, We’ll be watching the 13,000 level on the Nasdaq Composite. 13,000 was the intraday lows from last Tuesday, last Friday and this past Monday for the Nasdaq Composite...so it’s a near-term support level. However, more importantly, it is ALSO the “neck-line” of a “head & shoulders” pattern...AND it is ALSO where the trend-line from last March comes-in! (We’d note that the same is true for the 12,750 level on the NDX Nasdaq 100 Index.)

If the Nasdaq Composite fell that much, it would be down less than 8% from its all-time highs, so we are certainly not calling the 13,000 level an vitally important “line in the sand” support level. However, a meaningful break below 13,000 (and a meaningfulbreak below 12,750 on the NDX) will still be a compelling warning signal if (again, IF) it takes place. Therefore, it’s something we’ll be watching quite closely for the rest of today...and the rest of this week.

Matthew J. Maley

Managing Director

Chief Market Strategist

Miller Tabak + Co., LLC

Founder, The Maley Report


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Posted to The Maley Report on Mar 03, 2021 — 3:03 PM
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