Wednesday, 18 August 2010

17:27 BST - SPX Update: 15 min pitchforks

Here's the 15 min chart updated from last night:

SPX 15 min pitchforks:

You can see that we did drop out of the green fork. We're now testing the upper red line of the red fork I drew on last night. If we're in the bearish count, we should see this hold back price. As pointed out in last night's update, price may get further above it as it did on the rally to 1127.16. If that happens, the bearish case will require a quick drop back within it (you can see how the market fell following the false break above the blue fork).

Note, its possible to draw a new upward fork using the low on 16 August, yesterday's high and today's low - I haven't drawn it in because it would make the chart really cluttered (well, more cluttered), but that's another reason why we need to see the red fork hold for the bear case.