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Daily Observations 03 January 2022

All major indices finished green today. Russell 2000 leading the pack up 1.21%.
Daily Observations 03 January 2022
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First Trading Day of the Year


Market Performance

Major Indices

Sector Performance

  • Today: Only 5 of the 11 sectors finished with positive gains for the first day of the year.
  • Best sector: Energy gains 3.15% to 57.25.
  • Laggard sector: Materials declines 1.32% to 89.41.
  • VIX continues to stay below the 20s. It's down 3.60% to 16.60.
  • Crude oil /CL declines 0.24% to 75.90.
  • TNX up 7.67% 16.28.
  • TYX gains as well 5.83% to 20.16.

SPY Performance

SPY Daily Chart
  • $SPY rose 0.58% closing at $477.71; higher than the 30-day simple moving average and the 9-day exponential moving average. 55-daily high continues to be at 473.54.
  • Relative strength index rose to 62.95; higher than our 60.35 resistance marker.
  • Volume oscillates to 72.5M in contrast with 52.8M last Friday.

Disclaimer: I am not a professional investment adviser and my opinions are based on my own technical analysis.  Please consult an investment professional before making investment decisions.