The Advance/Decline Line Was Right

10/13/2010 2:18 pm EST


Thomas Aspray

, Professional Trader & Analyst

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It now looks as though the correction was over Tuesday morning as stocks are very strong today with impressive advance/decline (A/D) numbers. Throughout the summer, I wrote several articles arguing that the stock market’s rally was not over in April because of the leading action of the A/D line. Here, I have highlighted the A/D line’s new highs, and you'll see that on September 8, the A/D line broke its downtrend and again moved to new highs. The A/D line indicates that the S&P 500 will eventually overcome the highs at 1219.80, though the rally may not overcome 1200 on the first attempt.

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