The Dow and S&P are stronger than the Nasdaq Composite

The stock market is bullish but, this time, it’s the Nasdaq that’s lagging. All three indexes had a two-day bullish turnaround on Thursday and Friday. Friday’s gain, compared to Thursday’s drop, was huge in the S&P and DOW. In the Nasdaq, the price did not move above Thursday’s high.

Our table of Relative Strength Stock Market Sectors shows widespread strength in  the Technology and Cyclicals Groups. The only significant weakness is in the Media Sector that dropped almost 3% since August 1. The Apparel and Automobile Sectors zoomed higher by more than 5.5%. Two Sectors that serve as a window into our economy, Retail and Transportation grew by 1.9% and 1.5% respectively.

Here’s the Relative Strength Chart of the Automobile Sector:auto


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