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Technical Analysis Shows Aug and Sept Market Top Pattern Should Form


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We have been pouring over the data and currently believe our earlier prediction of a July/August 2019 market top should be revised to an Aug/Sept 2019 expected market top pattern. The following research posts we authored recently suggested a top may form in July/Aug 2019 and believe this critical top formation would form at new all-time highs. We still believe this is possible regarding the price predictions, yet we believe the price top will now form near the end of August or early September after an extended Pennant/Flag formation is completed.

Please review the following research posts by our team...

June 5, 2019: Fear Drives market Expectations: HERE

May 14, 2019: Trade Issues Will Drive Market Trends, Part II: HERE

March 31, 2019: Proprietary Cycles Predict July Turning Point For Stock Market: HERE

Using our proprietary price modeling tools and systems, believe the critical price peak in the US stock market will now happen between August 26 and September 20 (see the chart below). A number of key factors are lining up to extend this topping pattern into August/September and the key component is the formation of the Pennant/Flag formation and the fact that this price pattern must complete before a breakout/breakdown move is possible.

An upside price bias will continue throughout the formation of the Pennant/Flag formation leading to a moderate price breakout where the S&P will briefly break through the $3000 price level, then stall forming the Top pattern/rotation we are expecting.

A continued Capital Shift will drive prices higher over the next 45 to 60+ days where foreign capital will continue to chase the strong US Dollar and the strength of the US stock market. The true critical price move, where our analysis will become even more important, happens after September 1, 2019 where the Pennant Apex and a critical inflection point are set.

On June 5, 2019, we posted this VIX chart in the article listed above. The US stock market will rotate higher in an upward price bias over the next 45+ days. This will project the Pennant/Flag formation and set up the critical top pattern that we are expecting in late August or early September. When you look at this chart of the VIX, below, consider that the upside price move in the VIX may be delayed by about 10 to 15 days based on our newest analysis. We still believe the VIX expansion will happen as we are suggesting, we are altering the timeline of these predictions to support our newest research.

As we move closer to these critical dates, we'll keep you informed of our expectations and what new information our predictive modeling systems are suggesting. In the meantime, get ready to play some moderate price swings. Don't get caught on the short side of this move just yet. We have no real confirmation that a large downside move will take place over the next 60+ days and these early shorts are going to feel a lot of pressure over the next 45 to 60+ days if the market moves higher.

Chris Vermeulen
www.TheTechnicalTraders.com



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Chris Vermeulen has been involved in the markets since 1997 and is the founder of Technical Traders Ltd. He is an internationally recognized technical analyst, trader, and is the author of the book: 7 Steps to Win With Logic

 

Through years of research, trading and helping individual traders around the world. He learned that many traders have great trading ideas, but they lack one thing, they struggle to execute trades in a systematic way for consistent results. Chris helps educate traders with a three-hour video course that can change their trading results for the better and shares is stock and ETF trades through his Wealth Building Newsletter.


He is a regular speaker on HoweStreet, FinancialSurvivorNetwork, and the ProvenAndProbable shows. Chris also contributes market insight to several financial hubs like Barchart.com

 

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