Bullish or Bearish? Week of Sept. 5, 2016

My most recent MarketWatch column is here: goo.gl/vJpVya

 

To summarize, here are the technical and sentiment indicators from Friday’s close: 

Technical indicators

S&P 500 SPX, +0.42%  is above its moving averages but moving sideways = Neutral

MACD (S&P 500; 19,39,9) is above the zero line but pointing down = Neutral

MACD (S&P 500; 19,39,9) is below its signal line = Bearish

S&P 500 is near support @ 2,170 = Neutral (2,150 next support level)

Sentiment indicators

II survey: (Aug. 30) 55.9% Bulls; 20.6% Bears = Bearish

AAII survey: (Aug. 31): 28.6% Bulls; 31.5% Bears = Neutral

VIX: @ 11.98 = Bearish

RSI: (S&P 500) @ 55.25 = Neutral

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