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Aug. 13, 2020, 11:09 a.m. EDT

Bullish indicators point to more gains for S&P 500

Plus: a change in how to trade modified Bollinger Bands

By Lawrence G. McMillan, MarketWatch


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The S&P 500 index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.56%  is about to trade at new all-time highs.

It lags behind Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +0.22% , Nasdaq-100 /zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime NDX -0.0042% and S&P 100 /zigman2/quotes/210600159/delayed OEX +0.36%  in doing so, but it is ahead of the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.12% and Russell 2000 /zigman2/quotes/210598147/delayed RUT +1.85% /zigman2/quotes/209961116/composite IWM +1.87% , which still have a ways to go to recover their losses since February.

/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,577.59
+20.05 +0.56%
Volume: 2.51B
Nov. 23, 2020 5:02p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
11,880.63
+25.66 +0.22%
Volume: 5.03M
Nov. 23, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
11,905.94
-0.50 -0.0042%
Volume: 668,481
Nov. 23, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210600159/delayed
US : S&P US
1,634.28
+5.93 +0.36%
Volume: 1.19B
Nov. 23, 2020 4:02p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
29,591.27
+327.79 +1.12%
Volume: 389.02M
Nov. 23, 2020 5:02p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598147/delayed
US : US Composite
1,818.30
+32.96 +1.85%
Volume: 1.99M
Nov. 23, 2020 4:30p
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/zigman2/quotes/209961116/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE Arca
$ 180.82
+3.32 +1.87%
Volume: 24.82M
Nov. 23, 2020 8:00p
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