Clean Clean

In my last post I was talking about the touch of the rising wedge support trendline that I’d been looking for, and the bull flag that was forming on SPX, that should break up today if not seen on Friday. SPX gapped up through flag resistance at the open today, and the minimum flag target is a retest of the all time high, not seen today but likely coming soon. On the video I was talking about a backtest, which we are watching now, and the ideal target for that would be a backtest of broken flag resistance, currently in the 2922 SPX area. The next possible target below would be a gapfill into Friday’s close at 2913.98.

Partial Premarket Video from – Update on ES, NQ, SPX, NDX, RUT:

I’m not showing the usual SPX hourly chart today because I was talking about the need to test rising wedge support for a couple of weeks before it was hit, and I wanted to show the clean trendlines on this pattern. This really is a beautifully formed rising wedge. The next target within the wedge, as long as wedge support is not broken first of course, is rising wedge resistance, currently in the 2975 area and rising of course. If hit, I’m expecting to see that in the next seven to ten days and that should deliver a significant high under main SPX trendline resistance from 2009, currently in the 3000 area. That main resistance trendline could be tested, but doesn’t need to be. SPX 60min chart:

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Written by:

Richard Chappell

Jack is a 20 year retail trading veteran and co-founder of The Art Of Chart. He started his blog at in 2010 and since has published tens of thousands of charts looking at hundreds of trading instruments across most tradeable markets, doing original work mainly in the areas of trendlines, patterns and divergences. At The Art Of Chart Jack has taught trading skills, technical analysis, and the discipline and trader psychology that allow those to be used effectively in trading.

01st Oct 2018

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