Mid-week market comment: Arthur Hill at stockcharts recently observed that the Russell 2000 was in a tight consolidation range, which is characterized by a narrowing Bollinger Band. Such conditions tend to resolve themselves with volatility expansions which represent breakouts from the trading range.
His remarks about the Russell 2000 could also be applicable to the current conditions of the SPX as well. The key question is which direction will the breakout occur?
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