Wednesday’s selling ended yesterday morning. Those jumping in, shorting the indexes were burned severely. One day does not make a trend-period.
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To finalize this 2007 “Big Five” series, I plan a rare “Saturday” post. DOE
The goal of this series is to audit the ‘Big Five” stocks in 2007, to determine if “Simple Simon, sell signals were visible.” If so, we can use SS sell signals for when to take profits with the current Big Five.
In the beginning (Q1) of 2007, the “Big Five,” the largest market cap stocks (per etfdb.com) in the S&P 500 were Exxon Mobil (XOM), General Electric (GE), Microsoft (MSFT), Citigroup (C) and Bank of America (BAC). Their price action can heavily influence the movement of the index up or down.
Per the performance chart, Bank of America was in fourth place and Citigroup was the laggard.
BAC Key Points…
1. Did not trade with 100% correlation to the SPX
2. During the turmoil, raised the dividend amount paid
3. A SS Sell signal appeared-three times as the price tumbled after the top in November 2007
4. CMF gave more accurate signals than MFI
5. Trendlines were very accurate with the 6 SMA
1. Identify which indicators gave the best previous buy or sell signals
2. Implement the winning signals into your current game plan concerning your holdings
Tomorrow (Saturday) I finalize the “2007 Big Five” to audit the quality of the SS system.
This will lead to next week’s theme to evaluate the current “Big Five” to know when to take profits and put on our “Bear Suits”
Enjoy your day!
David O. England
Plan your work, work your plan, and share your harvest! 1 Timothy 2:1-2
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DAVID O. ENGLAND is the founder of the Eye on the Market-Training Academy and Associate Professor Emeritus of Finance. This column is presented for educational purposes only and not intended as financial advice.
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