Helene Meisler writes a daily technical analysis column and TheStreet Top Stocks. For more information, click here. Meisler spent more than a decade on the sell side as a market technician covering institutional accounts at various investment banks in New York City, including Cowen & Co. and Goldman Sachs. In addition she worked at Cargill in Minneapolis where she managed equity money for three years. She received her bachelor's degree in business from Pace University.
Monday's sideways action was in keeping with the market's pattern of late.
Monday's action follows a pattern that's been present in the markets for a while now.
While everyone was talking about stocks on Friday, news of bonds got neglected, so pay attention now.
Some are calling a 'melt up,' but the biggest change in the indicators from Thursday's action is when the put/call ratio surged to 99%.
As earnings season gets underway with results from financial companies, it's worth looking at the sector for some ideas.
It might seem like volume has faded, but we've seen it here -- and lower -- before; here's what's happening.
As the market succumbs to being overbought and complacent and the Daily Sentiment Index backs off readings of 91, the Investors Intelligent sentiment index baffles at 53.9%.
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