Why We Just Had An Odd Day in the Markets

It was an odd day in the market  Monday because Nasdaq did so well and the Dow did so poorly. It was also odd because the small caps, while not as terrific as Nasdaq, stayed green all day as well. This means that despite the decline in the S&P 500, breadth was positive

This means we now have seven straight breadth days for the NYSE, something we haven't seen since early October when we saw breadth go positive for eight straight days. Interestingly, Nasdaq has now been positive for seven straight days as well. It last had such a streak in that same early October time frame, when it went to nine straight....338 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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