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Revisiting the 2007 S&P 500 Reversal


Although no two market tops are the same, we can get an idea of what a major reversal looks like by examining past reversals. The 2007 top evolved over a 9 month period. There were clear support breaks at 1425 and 1375. RSI broke its bull zone (40 to 80) at the end of December 2007. The ensuing throwback rally retraced 50% and met resistance near broken support.

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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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