Craig Johnson’s

Stock Market Summary

Monday, January 5, 2015

  • Major market indices recorded a short term (daily to weekly) low on 12/16/14. It appears a short term high was recorded by those same indices last week.
  • Stock prices were able to move sharply higher off the low before beginning their pullback last week.
  • In 2014, all-time highs were recorded by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, Dow Jones Transportation Average, Dow Jones Utility Average and Russell 2000. These indices recorded all-time highs last week with the exception of the Dow Jones Transportation Average.
  • The recent pullback in the stock market could have a little further to go, but nothing very significant to the downside is likely.
  • Once the short term pullback is completed, the intermediate (weekly to monthly) market bias favors further all-time highs for the stock market.  

Sources: bankrate.com, bloomberg.com, briefing.com, Dow Jones News, Financial Times, finviz.com, Investor's Business Daily, marketwatch.com, seekingalpha.com, Thomson Reuters/First Call, U.S. Dept of Treasury, yahoo.com and individual company web sites and press releases.

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