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By Lawrence G. McMillanThe stock market, as measured by the Standard and Poors 500 Index ($SPX) continues to break down through important support levels. It is the close below 1395 that matters....
By Lawrence G. McMillanStocks are trying to make sense of the election results, the newly bad news out of Europe, and the potentially foreboding “fiscal cliff.” This resulted in some very...
By Lawrence G. McMillanWe occasionally publish charts showing the seasonal pattern of $VIX.  Figure 2 below shows the composite price of $VIX for a 23-year history (1989 through 2011). This...
By Lawrence G. McMillanMORRISTOWN, N.J. (MarketWatch) — Ever since the stock market, as measured by the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index SPX  broke down through support late last...
By Lawrence G. McMillanEver since the stock market, as measured by the Standard & Poors 500 Index ($SPX) broke down through support late last month (on October 23rd), the bulls have been...
By Lawrence G. McMillanThe stock market — as measured by the Standard & Poors 500 Index SPX +1.04%   — is struggling to stabilize after last week’s breakdown below support...
By Lawrence G. McMillanThe fall of the year is a time when we trade two of our better seasonal patterns – The (month-end) October Seasonal buy and the Heating Oil Gasoline spread.  In fact...
By Lawrence G. McMillanFor a considerable period of time, $SPX refused to break down.  From the June lows to the October highs, the trend was steadily upward as $SPX traded in a bullish channel...
By Lawrence G. McMillanSince early June, the stock market — as measured by the Standard & Poors 500 Index SPX had remained in a steady uptrend channel. On Tuesday, however, SPX not only...
By Lawrence G. McMillanA major support level has finally given way.  With $SPX falling below 1430, a lot of selling was unleashed into the market.  Rally attempts were made, but without...

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