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As of 12/13/2019
  Indus: 28,135 +3.33 +0.0%  
  Trans: 10,776 -13.65 -0.1%  
  Utils: 857 +7.17 +0.8%  
  Nasdaq: 8,735 +17.56 +0.2%  
  S&P 500: 3,169 +0.23 +0.0%  
YTD
 +20.6%  
 +17.5%  
 +20.2%  
 +31.6%  
 +26.4%  
  Targets    Overview: 12/13/2019  
  Up arrow28,600 or 27,400 by 01/01/2020
  Up arrow11,300 or 10,500 by 01/01/2020
  Up arrow880 or 830 by 01/01/2020
  Up arrow9,000 or 8,400 by 01/01/2020
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Blog Posting: February 4, 2008, Dow Down From Here (^DJI)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average showing Fibonacci retrace values

The chart shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average with Fibonacci retrace values highlighted. They are the three red lines at 38%, 50%, and 62%, and they mark the upward retrace of the move from A to B.

The lines represent common reversal points. So far, a reversal hasn't happened, but we are right at the 62% line after a week of strong gains. Based on this and other charts, I sold a stock this morning (Charlotte Russe Holding, CHIC), expecting a short term reversal to occur.

Of course, the Dow could continue rising and the next turning point would be 75%. However, if that were to happen, I would say that the bull run is intact, and I would have to look for the next turning point.

 

Aftermath

The Dow Jones transports on the daily scale

As the chart shows, the Dow touched the 62% retrace line and then tumbled, climbed again to the 62% retrace line and then moved lower. What more is there to say?

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