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Technical Update - US Indices taking out strong supports

Equities 4 minutes to read
Kim Cramer Larsson

Technical Analyst, Saxo Bank

Summary:  US Indices have broken important support levels confirming bearish trends on both short and medium term. Selling pressure is continuing this morning with Index futures pointing to lower opening. Selling pressure could continue for a few more days

S&P 500
S&P 500 closed Friday below the 200 SMA fast approaching the support area 4,363-4,300. If Index closes below 4,300 it can fuel a massive sell off since there is not much support before around 3,700.

SP500 24 D Jan
Source: Saxo Group

On the Weekly time period S&P500 closed well below the longer term rising trend line confirming the bear trend. 4,300 area could be crucial for the performance for the rest om 1H 2022.

SP500 24 W Jan
Source: Saxo Group

US500 CFD (future)

The future/ USNAS500 CFD is pointing to a much lower opening, -1.00% at the time of writing. The strong support at around 4,262 is likely to be tested this week. minor support at current levels at around 4,338

US500 24 jan
Source: Saxo Group

Nasdaq 100 & USNAS100 CFD (future)
Nasdaq 100 closed a few points below its strong support at 14,481.  The Nasdaq future/USNAS CFD points to an open 1.50% lower trading around 14,196 at the time of writing. No support before 13,838. 

Nasdaq 100 D 24 jan
Source: Saxo Group
USNAS100 D 24 Jan
Source: Saxo Group
Russell 2000

Russell 2000 Small cap index is hit by heavy selling. Next strong support is around 1,945. A close below next support is around 1,750.

Russell2000 W 24 Jan
Source: Saxo Group


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