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XLF Fails at Resistance After Buffet Bounce


Thursday's announcement that Warren Buffet will invest $5 billion in Bank of America (BAC) sent the Finance SPDR (XLF) sharply higher on the open. XLF opened above 13 and surged above 13.2 in the morning. These gains quickly evaporated as sellers returned. This failure reinforces resistance from the mid August high. Follow through above this level is needed before taking any surge too seriously.

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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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