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Dow Testing P&F Trendline Support - 11300 is the Number


So, how significant is the Dow's recent loss?  If you understand the power of P&F charting, you'll get your answer from this chart:

For those that are new to P&F charts, remember that they automatically filter out insignificant price moves.  This is misleading to people who are used to looking at bar/candlestick charts and mentally filtering out outlying data.  Everything on a P&F chart is significant.  

In addition, every column on a P&F chart represents a slanted trend on a regular bar chart and therefore the automatic red and blue trendlines on a P&F chart are trends of trends - highly significant.  More on P&F charting

OK - enough background - the bottom line is that if $INDU breaks the current blue uptrend line, it will be technically significant.  11300 is the number (11250 if you want to be conservative).

Chip Anderson
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