GMI: +3; Interest rate indicator gaps up

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I managed to steal a few minutes before I start my vacation toGmi628  update the GMI.  It is still +3 after a strong day today.  80% of the Nasdaq 100 stocks rose, along with 86% of the S&P500 and 93% of the Dow 30 stocks. The Daily SPY Index is too close to call but the QQQQ looks like it is still in a down trend (D-3).  I could easily be wrong, but this looks to me like a weak bounce from the selling of last week.  The QQQQ volume on the rebound is a lot lower than when it declined. It would take a close or two above 37.75 on the QQQQ (now at 37.15) to turn my daily indicator positive.

I am a little worried (conundrum?) about interest rates.  Irx628 The short term interest rate indicator gapped higher today to yet another new peak.  (Click on chart to enlarge.) I think we will know in a few days whether the speculators are right.  I don’t think it is good for equities.

I will post again Friday evening.

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