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Revisiting the 2000 S&P 500 Reversal


The 2000 market top evolved over a 12 month period as the S&P 500 traded between 1325 and 1550. The index broke this range at the end of 2000 and continued lower in early 2001. Notice that broken support turned into resistance and the throwback bounce retraced 50% of the prior decline. RSI confirmed the support break in late 2000 with a move below 40.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is the Chief Technical Strategist at Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed market technician. Arthur has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities Magazine. In addition to his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, he holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London. Learn More
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