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Following a correction from mid-April through last week, stocks have shot ahead on no particular news, and we find that encouraging.
One of the big advantages of being a student of the market is perspective; we look at the market as an endless trail of breadcrumbs that inform us about its next major move.
The Dow and S&P 500 will likely to challenge their April highs again in coming days, and a breakthrough would almost certainly trigger another rally.
The Volatility Index (VIX) closed the week at 15.20, virtually unchanged on the week and almost the exact same level it has closed at for the last several weeks.
Provided this retreat doesn’t drift into full-blown correction mode, I welcome it. We need a little reprieve here so small caps don’t get overextended.
It’s been only 21 trading days since the market’s latest peak, but to hear the chorus of doomsayers complaining about everything, you’d think it’s been years!
During these boring markets, I like to buy low, as stocks rise and fall within their trading ranges—it gives me something to feel good about while I’m waiting for the market to rise.