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Michael Kramer and the clients of Mott Capital own Apple, Netflix, and Tesla
It will be a short trading week with Monday closed for Martin Luther King Jr. day. It will also be a relatively light week for economic data in the U.S.. with the Markit Manufacturing and Services PMI’s on Thursday.
S&P 500 (SP500, SPX)
The S&P 500 is approaching a significant level of technical resistance and downtrend at 2,690. If the index can manage to rise above that level, it likely triggers a much bigger rally, perhaps to 2,800.
The NASDAQ has already risen above its downtrend and is likely a positive sign that index can continue to increase. Additionally, it is likely to serve as a positive sign for the S&P 500.
Tech Sector (XLK)
The technology ETF (XLK) is also nearing a potentially big break out at $65.50.
Consumer and Industrials (XLY, XLI)
The consumer discretionary ETF (XLY) is also breaking out, as it the industrial ETF (XLI)
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Microsoft has been steadily rising and may be on its way to around $112. The RSI is also nearing a potential break out, which could be a positive sign for the long-term uptrend in the stock.
Apple has risen above a critical level of resistance at $155, and should it manage to rise above $163; it has room to move up to $182.
Amazon is the largest stock in the consumer discretionary sector, and the big hurdle for Amazon doesn’t come until $1,770.
Netflix successfully refilled a gap at $335, and it held firm on Friday. If the stock falls below $335, it could drop to around $329. But it seems more likely the stock retest resistance at $355 and moves on to $380.
Tesla fell hard on Friday following some less than clear news about its fourth quarter profit. But then again, it doesn’t take much for the short-sellers to get into motion. $300 has been a significant level in the past; I don’t see any reason the stock can’t continue to hold support at $300.
Square broke out in a big way last week, and should it rise above $75, it could be on its way to $83.
Roku still can’t get over $43, and I continue to believe the stock is heading lower to $34.
Micron is once again trying to break out, and jump above $37, pushes the stock up to $40.25.
Could be on its way towards $440.
Good Luck This Week
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