The week of April 1 will have tons of economic data, with PMI’s galore from around the globe. The first bit of data comes tonight on March 31, with China manufacturing PMI. Wednesday will be the ADPWealth Strength IndexADP is Flat and trending Up jobs data and Friday is the BLS jobs report. Plenty of data to move markets this week.
S&P 500 (SPY)
The good news is that the S&P 500 saw a big break out at the end of the day on Friday rising above 2,830. It would suggest the index is likely to continue higher towards the gap I have looked for around the 2,850 to 2,860 region.
The Russell 2000 (IWM)
The Russell also had a nice move higher on Friday rising above 1,535. The next region of resistance I am looking for comes around 1,562.
Amazon looks as if it is getting ready for a big break out this week. I was talking about this in StockTwits chatroom on Friday with subscribers. I noted that sometimes changing time intervals can help you see something you might not otherwise see. When we look at Amazon on the hourly chart, we can see a bull flag, and that is a bullish continuation pattern. It would suggest to me the stock rises to around $1,980 over the next few weeks.
It is not a good sign that Facebook still can’t rise beyond this $166 region. Even worse is that volume is really drying up now. With the stock unable to lift it would suggest to me the buyers may be thinning out. The RSI is also trending lower, which indicates that the stock continues to fall. Sorry, I’m still looking for that elusive gap fill back to $148.
Alphabet fell back to support and the uptrend at $1,175. The stock still has everything going it’s way and will likely continue to push towards $1,250 this week.
Nvidia appears to be finally breaking out too. The stock has held support at $178 very well. The next significant level to watch is around $199.
AMD is holding the uptrend, and I think it breaks out above $25.70 this week and makes that push towards $29.40. The RSI is still trending nicely higher as well suggesting the stock continues to rise.
Boeing has really held on to support at $371. It is beginning to look like there is an excellent chance for the stock to rise back to $420 over the coming weeks. But remember the rules about gap; once they fill they resume their previous trend. The question –which way is the trend now? Depends on what happens at that $420 region of resistance.
Lots of moving parts on Nike recently. But the chart looks ok, and there is a good chance the stock fills the gap back at $87.
JDWealth Strength IndexJD is Moderately Up and trending Up is breaking above resistance at $30. The stock is probably now on its way back to $34.80
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Everyone will be watching Tesla’s delivery numbers this week. That RSI just stubbornly continues to trend higher, and for that reason, I continue to believe this stock is heading higher over the longer term. I think we see $300 before we see $260.
The Bloomberg model 3 tracker suggests Tesla produced 80,050 units in the quarter. They have an outstanding record of getting pretty close. We shall see.
Have a great week!
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