S&P 500 after 11/15 days move +/- 0.75% and w/in 10% of peak


  • Jason Goepfert

    Jason Goepfert

    Published: 2019-08-21 at 08:21:40 CDT

The daily swings have dampened somewhat but are still large. Most days in the past three weeks have seen the S&P 500 move at least +/- 0.75% on a closing basis. The median daily change over the past three weeks has climbed over 1.2%, approaching the highest levels of the past few years. See the August 21 report for more detail.

The post titled S&P 500 after 11/15 days move +/- 0.75% and w/in 10% of peak was originally published as on SentimenTrader.com on 2019-08-21.

At SentimenTrader.com, our service is not focused on market timing per se, but rather risk management. That may be a distinction without a difference, but it's how we approach the markets. We study signs that suggest it is time to raise or lower market exposure as a function of risk relative to probable reward. It is all about risk-adjusted expectations given existing evidence. Learn more about our service , research, models and indicators.


Follow us on Twitter for up to the minute analysis of market action.