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Fuad Karimov's daily comment: S&P500 — sell now

Friday again and the main macro news today is US December CPI data which will set the course for today’s US trading session. In my last Friday SP500 review I recommended to initiate long positions based on assumption that NFP reading expected to be fantastic, market is still oversold and Fed is becoming more dovish. Well, the trade was good and now, a week later it is likely that it is time to close longs.

Today’s Asian session was positive following previous night US session as US-China trade talks are set to continue.

However, based on my technical view, I believe this rally is about to fade away.

SP500 index H4 chart

Price is at 2591.00 currently — and this level sustained a strong support during October-December sell-off and now it is (in theory!) a strong resistance level. Besides, it is serious levels cluster where I would prefer to sell now. Another strong resistance area is at 2640.00 and I will scale into my short position should the price has another impulse up.

This down move is likely to be contained below at 2530.00 and 2500.00 supports — close your shorts and enter longs again at those levels.

Have a nice weekend and safe trades!

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