Off the Charts

The S&P 500 closed the day up 0.11%, while the Nasdaq closed down 0.23%. It was an inside day in the S&P today, contained within yesterday's range. The 200-day moving average continues to be resistance in the market ahead of the Euro summit this Thursday and Friday. A break and close above 1264 to 1266 should ignite a round of short covering and performance chasing into the new year.

This market is frustrating a lot of traders right now as there has not been a lot of directional intra-day action. Traders will be keeping a close eye on the aforementioned summit, which is expected to include a renegotiation of the Euro treaty....506 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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