$260 is proving to be a tough nut to crack for SPY, which has been basing below it for the past few trading days. This is not unexpected. 260 was a major support in late 2018. It’s normal to act as short-term resistance after SPY broke below it.
So what’s next: a new leg lower or a higher low and a break above $260, which can spur a fear-of-missing-out rally? Dip buyers have been very insistent lately and bad news has not been punished harshly by the market. This is typically a sign of positive market sentiment. Sentiment is what drives prices in a short-term perspective.
On today’s Momentum Monday, we discuss LULU, NKE, enterprise software stocks, the state open-source software companies, some biotech ideas and the connection between private and public markets.
I ran a screen for the strongest stocks currently in the market that belong to the strongest industries. They all have a relative strength rating of 99, which means they have outperformed 99% of all stocks and ETFs in the past year. An Industry rating of A means they also belong to the strongest 20% of all industries for the past six months. The screen produced 17 results: ATTU, AYX, CDNA, CROX, DXCM, EHTH, GOL, I, LFVN, MDB, NSTG, NVTA, SEND, TNDM, TTD, TWLO, VCYT.
Out of those 17, the ones that are in a tight-range contraction and therefore, most likely to break out and outperform in a near-term perspective are: ATTU and NVTA.