9/26/23 First Buy of the Season


Markets opened in the red on Monday.

After a couple of hours of uncertainty, buyers stepped in and pushed higher prices. In the end, the bulls had it.

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The indexes closed at their day’s highs and all in positive territory…

  • Dow Jones +0.1%
  • Nasdaq +0.5% 
  • S&P 500 +0.4%
  • Russell 2000 +0.4%

The buying was primarily driven by a retreat from oversold conditions.

Sector Round Up

8 of the 11 sectors closed with gains.

At the top…

  • Energy (XLE) +1.3%
  • Materials (XLB) +0.8%
  • Consumer Discretioary (XLY) +0.6%

The losers…

  • Utilities (XLU) -0.1%
  • Real Estate (XLRE) -0.2%
  • Consumer Staples (XLP) -0.4%


This morning, the only index that remains oversold is the Russell 2000. And it is certainly in a range of support.

RUT Daily Candles – Chart by thinkorswim

The rising support, oversold conditions, and expected seasonal bottom have led us to initiate our first swing position of the season.

We bought a starter position in the leveraged ETF that tracks the Russell 2000 TNA.

Your latest readout…


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*Low Float
^Open Position

*SHOT support at $1.40, resistance at $1.55
*ACIC support at $8
*GLBS on watch
GIII support at $24
APLT support at $2
WSM support at $145
NN support at $5 / resistance at $5.50
TNGX on watch
SCS support at $10.50

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TALK support at $1.80

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