Here are the signals you need to monitor for a shift in momentum in the S&P 500.
Global asset classes are looking more positive for the longer term, but we're not through yet.
The dollar is likely to see safe-haven buying unless equities find lots of buyers.
Trends are hard to come by and our charts indicate very mixed outlook for global assets.
West Texas Intermediate crude oil may see intraday selling when it gets short-term overbought, but the broader trend remains bullish.
The dollar will be bought to support inter-bank liquidity if regional bond auctions fail.
The index remains volatile from headline risks and the high average daily trading range.
Volatility will continue, but buying opportunities may emerge.
After a grueling year with slim gains, 2012 is shaping up to be a repeat.
Interest-rate market activity is creating disorder. Investors need to focus on the near term.