Monday, September 10, 2012

A Pattern Of Strength Suggesting More Strength To Come

Short-term strength is often followed by short-term weakness, but when that short-term strength is unusually impressive, it can create a situation where that extreme strength will beget more strength. When the market leaves an unfilled up gap that is considered a sign of strength.  When it does it 2 days in a row and closes at a 50-day high, that can be considered exceptional strength. That is what happened on Friday, and past performance is shown in the study below.

The size of the follow-through isn't terribly large. But it has been very, very consistent that at least some follow through was achieved in the next few days.

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