The Good Times are Rolling but the Market is Climaxing

By John Del Vecchio and Brad Lamensdorf

Buying climaxes are exploding!

This is bearish for the market.

A buying climax is when a stock makes a 52-week high but closes down for the week.

Take a look at the chart:

The Good Times are Rolling but the Market is Climaxing
The Good Times are Rolling but the Market is Climaxing

The red bar represents buying climaxing, and the blue bar is selling climaxes. As the chart shows, today’s situation is 180 degrees from where buying and selling pressure were near the COVID lows. Back in late March, massive selling climaxes occurred Right at the bottom!

Today, buying climaxes are exploding. These stocks are hitting new highs but closing down. As a result, those moves higher are running out of steam. The distribution of stock is increasing.

This is a bearish sign for the market.

This is another reason to starting planning hedges accordingly.

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