Learn the trade here. Make it on tradeMONSTER

Options Trading News

September 18, 2012  Tue 12:14 AM CT

SPX: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
U.S. equity indexes closed mixed yesterday after a sharp mid-session commodity selloff that seemed unrelated to any material news.

The S&P 500 ended lower by 4.58 points, or 0.31 percent, at 1461.19. The Russell 2000 saw similar profit-taking as it fell 5.80 points, or 0.67 percent, to finish at 858.90.

The Nasdaq 100 added 1.21 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2856.44. The index got a boost from heavily weighted Apple, which consolidated under the $700 level during the regular session and broke through that mark in after-hours trading.

S&P 500
Resistance is now 1462.35, followed by 1464, 1466, and 1470.
Support is now 1460.03, followed by 1458.22, 1457.55 (yesterday's low), and 1452.50.
Nasdaq 100
Resistance is now 2857.50, followed by 2860, 2865.37 (Friday's high), and 2870.
Support is now 2853.22, followed by 2846.2, 2839.70, and 2831.46.
Russell 2000
Resistance is now 859, followed by 861.44, 864.11, and 866.
Support is now 858, followed by 855.89, 854.63, and 853.
Share this article with your friends


Related Stories

SPX

Futures spike up on central banks

November 21, 2014

S&P 500 futures are up 0.8 percent, but Europe is leading the charge with a move of more than 2 percent. Central bankers in China and Europe fueled the moves.

SPX

Quiet agenda before Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014

Today's calendar is empty, followed by a busy week heading into Thanksgiving next Thursday. The only items are quarterly results from Foot Locker and ANN.

SPX

Stocks pull back on weak global data

November 20, 2014

S&P 500 futures are down 0.4 percent, but the losses are much sharper in Europe. Australia was the only big mover in the Asia-Pacific region, with a drop of 1 percent overnight.

SPX

Economic, company news on tap

November 20, 2014

Initial jobless claims and consumer prices for October get the ball rolling at 8:30 a.m. ET. Best Buy, Dollar Tree, GasLog, and JinkoSolar announce quarterly results before the opening bell.

SPX

Stocks hold firm before housing data

November 19, 2014

S&P 500 are little-changed, fighting back from modest losses earlier in the morning. Italy and Germany are the biggest movers across the Atlantic, while Asia was moderately lower overnight.

TRADING WEEKLY OPTIONS

The fastest money in the market
View full report »

Premium Services

Webinar Playback

eSignal "Back in Black": Multi-Speaker Free Webinar

Education & Strategy

Some things aren't what they seem

As we scan the Heat Seeker, Depth Charge, and other option-tracking systems, we sometimes see heavy activity in calls and...

View more education articles »
optionMONSTER stockMONSTER tradeMONSTER