The Big Picture Is Murky

What's most notable about this market has been how the major indices are hiding very weak action. Breadth was poor again today with 2,370 gainers to 3,150 decliners, yet the Dow industrials finished with a gain of 0.45%.

The iShares Russell 2000 (IWM) has been reflecting some of the weaker action with a loss of 2.4% over the last three days, but it isn't just small-caps that are struggling. Most of the momentum favorites are well off their highs and aren't attracting the buying zeal of a few weeks ago. Facebook (FB), for example, had an upgrade and positive comments, but it finished weak and in the red. Google (GOOG), Amazon (AMZN) and Apple (AAPL) also told a different story than the indices....922 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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