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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 -1.16%  is about to trade at new all-time highs.

It lags behind Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.13% , Nasdaq-100 /zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime NDX +0.40% and S&P 100 /zigman2/quotes/210600159/delayed OEX -0.73%  in doing so, but it is ahead of the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.84% and Russell 2000 /zigman2/quotes/210598147/delayed RUT -3.35% /zigman2/quotes/209961116/composite IWM -3.50% , which still have a ways to go to recover their losses since February.

/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,281.06
-38.41 -1.16%
Volume: 2.97B
Sept. 21, 2020 5:00p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
10,778.80
-14.48 -0.13%
Volume: 3.47M
Sept. 21, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
10,980.22
+43.24 +0.40%
Volume: 973,306
Sept. 21, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210600159/delayed
US : S&P US
1,519.40
-11.18 -0.73%
Volume: 1.50B
Sept. 21, 2020 4:00p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,147.70
-509.72 -1.84%
Volume: 523.66M
Sept. 21, 2020 5:00p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598147/delayed
US : US Composite
1,485.25
-51.53 -3.35%
Volume: 3.58M
Sept. 21, 2020 4:30p
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/zigman2/quotes/209961116/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE Arca
$ 147.92
-5.37 -3.50%
Volume: 40.65M
Sept. 21, 2020 4:00p
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