Learn the trade here. Make it on tradeMONSTER

Options Trading News

September 21, 2012  Fri 12:14 AM CT

SPX: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
U.S. equity indexes consolidated again yesterday after dissapointing data from Asia stoked persistent fears of a global economic slowdown.

The S&P 500 slipped 0.79 points, or 0.05 percent, to close at 1460.26 after recovering from a sharp drop to 1449.98 in early trading.

The Nasdaq 100 traded in a similar fashion. The index closed lower by 2.33 points, or 0.08 percent, at 2861.70 after dipping to 2842.59 off the open.

The small-cap Russell 2000 underperformed its peers, losing 4.57 points, or 0.53 percent, to 851.51.

S&P 500
Resistance is now 1461.26, followed by 1462.50, 1465, and 1470.
Support is now 1459, followed by 1457.50, 1455, and 1449.98 (yesterday's low).
Nasdaq 100
Resistance is now 2862, followed by 2868.65, 2870, and 2877.
Support is now 2856.97, followed by 2850.26, 2842.59 (yesterday's low), and 2835.
Russell 2000
Resistance is now 852, followed by 853.31, 856.50, and 858.95.
Support is now 850, followed by 847.09 (yesterday's low), 845, and 842.51.
Share this article with your friends


Related Stories

SPX

Cramer: Answering all the critics

October 24, 2014

Wednesday's session was infuriating. The moment this market went down big, it was a terrific opportunity to buy. But so many people offered excuses not to.

SPX

Futures pause after sharp rebound

October 24, 2014

U.S. equity futures are pointing to a lower open this morning after stocks rallied sharply yesterday, recovering losses from the previous session.

SPX

Earnings, housing data top docket

October 24, 2014

The earnings parade will continue to dominate the agenda today. New home sales at 10 a.m. ET are the only economic data scheduled for release.

SPX

Strong earnings push futures higher

October 23, 2014

Caterpillar is up more than 4 percent after blowing out estimates. General Motors, 3M, Southwest Airlines, Comcast, and Eli Lilly are higher as well.

SPX

Jobless claims, earnings top docket

October 23, 2014

Jobless claims will be reported at 8:30 a.m. ET. The pre-market earnings lineup includes General Motors, 3M, Eli Lilly, Union Pacific, Celgene, Comcast, American Airlines, and Under Armour.

Premium Services

Free Webinars

Make Money in a Volatile Market

Education & Strategy

Vexed by the VIX

Many people probably don't know that the calculation changed for the CBOE Volatility Index this week, but it's worth discussing...

View more education articles »
optionMONSTER stockMONSTER tradeMONSTER