The Correction Ain’t Coming, But All-Time Highs Are

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Michael Kramer and the clients of Mott Capital own Netflix and Tesla

Michael Kramer owns April 15 $285 SPY Calls

April 3, 2019

US Trading

  • S&P 500 Futures + 14 points
  • 10-Year Yield 2.51%
  • Oil $62.68
  • Dollar Index 97.04
  • VIX 13.04

International Trading

  • China Shanghai +1.24%
  • Hong Kong KSI 1.22%
  • Japan Nikkei +0.97%
  • South Korea Kospi +1.20%
  • Germany Dax +1.3%

Global Growth Proxies

  • Copper $2.935
  • Silver $15.15
  • Platinum $870

Key Events

International Trading

The big news is that South Korea KOSPI appears to have finally broken that long-term downtrend we have watched.  The next big test comes at 2,225.

south korea

Shanghai

Shanghai is now at its highest level since May 2018 and is the verge of moving to 3,255. The Shanghai composite has now nearly recovered all of its losses that start earlier last year.

shanghai

Hong Kong

Hong Kong rose above a critical level of resistance last night at 29,700 and is now on its way to around 30,300.

hong hsi

Germany

The German DAX is breaking out in a big way, which could result in the index climbing by about 5% to 12,463.

german dax

US Trading

Futures

Anyone who thought the rally was about to fade or stall out or was on the cusp of the next significant correction, I have news for you –it’s not! The S&P 500 is gearing up for another big day. The S&P 500 futures are approaching their last major level of resistance at 2,898 before pushing back to the all-time highs.

S&P future

S&P 500 (SPY)

S&P Cash is also approaching those ATH’s with resistance at 2,873 poised to be taken out this morning at the opening.

S&P 500

AMD (AMD)

AMD is popping this morning after getting initiated at buy from Nomura/Instinet. The stock is up over 4% and trading around $28 and appears to be drawing closer to $29.  To be more precise $29.40 is the next level of resistance.

amd

Caterpillar (CAT)

Caterpillar shares are falling a bit after Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock as synchronized global growth collapsed. No duh! Geez. Thanks for letting us know, a bit late — maybe? Anyway, now back to reality, because the chart is nearing a potential break out should it rise above resistance $141.

Micron (MUWealth Strength IndexMU is Extremely Flat and trending Up)

Micron is nearing resistance at $44 again. This is a significant level for the stock, and it needs to break out or else we could be looking at triple top reversal pattern forming.

micron

Amazon (AMZNWealth Strength IndexAMZN is Moderately Flat and trending Down)

Amazon continues to move towards resistance at $1850, its next big test. The next levels to watch for is at $1900.

amazon

Netflix (NFLXWealth Strength IndexNFLX is Extremely Down and trending Down)

Netflix continues to move towards resistance at $278.

netflix, nflx

Nvidia (NVDAWealth Strength IndexNVDA is Extremely Flat and trending Up)

Nvidia is breaking out today too and is on the move to $200.

nvida, nvda

Facebook (FBWealth Strength IndexFB is Moderately Flat and trending Down)

Facebook will continue to be on watch, and $175 is the significant level. Facebook Reaches Its Moment Of TruthYou Can 2 Weeks Free

facebook, fb

Tesla (TSLAWealth Strength IndexTSLA is Moderately Down and trending Down)

Tesla will be on watch when it reports production and deliveries. The zone of resistance is nearing.

tesla, tsla

Enjoy the ride

-Mike

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