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By Lawrence G. McMillan

Technical indicators have turned more bullish in the past week, so the current rally probably has more room to run.  The chart of $SPX has taken on a slightly more bullish tone. This week $SPX overcame resistance at 1200-1210, although it has now fallen back below that level.  

There is also resistance at 1230 -- the intraday high of both the last two trading days.      

Equity-only put-call ratios have rolled over to buy signals this week.  The put-call ratios are by far the most bullish indicators at the current time.      

Breadth indicators are mixed and are in a neutral state.      

Volatility indices ($VIX and $VXO) have given several spike peak buy signals, but those are rather short-term in nature.      

In summary, only the put-call ratios are actually on buy signals at this time.  An improvement in breadth, coupled with a decline in $VIX so that it closes below the 30-31 area would be further bullish signs.

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