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The Light Crude Incessant Become infected with blocked at $66. 13 a barrel Friday, after bass beat an all-time high at $67. 95 a barrel before in the day. A week from Monday is Labor Day, which marks the end of the summer forceful season. Consequently, I believe, oil hit a short-term top Friday or will top next week.

Recent efficient data show patiently high oil prices, along with senior appeal rates, are slowing U. S. cost-effective growth. Enduring Goods Commands fell about 5% last month, and Walmart announced sales will be lower than expected. However, affair inventories are lean. A slower cost-cutting will lower call for for oil.

The SPX daily chart below shows an decorous pullback in August. Currently, SPX is oversold a sufficient amount to bounce into the Labor Day holiday. Major assistance is about 1,200, i. e. the 200 day MA, and Price-by-Volume bar. There are numerous major resistance levels operational as one to conceive bright resistance, i. e. the 10, 20, and 50 day MAs, the Parabolic SAR sell gesticulate (red dots), and the Price-by-Volume bar, all connecting 1,220 and 1,225.

There's typically a cheerful bias the week ahead of a holiday, and over the first few days of a new month. However, the marketplace has been advertising into weekends (and into rallies last week), which is bear marketplace behavior, it's a seasonally weak period, and SPX has open gaps at 1,174, 1,143, and 1,138. Oil prices and financial data will go on to move the market.

There are many crucial efficient gossip next week, which must engender a great deal of volatility, in the seasonally low amount market: Mon: None, Tue: Factory Orders, Consumer Confidence, and FOMC Minutes, Wed: Revised Q2 GDP & GDP Chain Price Deflator, and Chicago PMI. Thu: Delicate Income, Own Spending, Unemployment Claims, Construction Spending, ISM Index, and Auto Sales. Fri: Non-Farm Payrolls, Unemployment Rate, and Hourly Earnings.

The Dow Industrials were hit hard by high oil prices recently, and bunged below 10,400 Friday, while Nasdaq held up fairly well. If oil prices top next week, DIA calls (and puts on some oil stocks) may be buys on pullbacks. Also, there are a number of Dow machinery that were hit above all hard recently.

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