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December 15, 2013:   The exchange traded funds (ETF) for the Dow and S&P500 are DIA and SPY, respectively.

My chart below shows the
Dow and S&P500 as indexes and the ETFs with dividends reinvested.   The ETF for the NASDAQ is the 100 stock QQQ (for the Nasdaq 100) but  I like my Newsletter Explore portfolio far better than the QQQ because the QQQ index adds stocks when up and drops them when low while I do the opposite with my newsletter portfolio.
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 Chart of DOW to Gold Ratio 
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Notes: My Observations for the Dow, S&P500 and NASDAQ
  • In October the Dow ($INDU in my two charts) corrected to its 200-DMA than in November it surged to a record high above a dashed green resistance-turned-support line to the dashed-red resistance line.  From this high, the Dow corrected to where it is now testing the dashed green resistance-turned-support line from above.
  • The S&P500 ($SPX in the graphs) is also testing resistance turned support from above.    Ten days ago I wrote:
    • "That line would be the first level of strong support if there is any further market weakness."
  • The NASDAQ briefly tested its 20-year support-turned-resistance-back-to-support line from above in October and remains very strong with a very small pullback relative to the Dow & S&P500..
Chart of DOW to Gold Ratio

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