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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 +1.61%  is about to trade at new all-time highs.

It lags behind Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +1.87% , Nasdaq-100 /zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime NDX +1.91% and S&P 100 /zigman2/quotes/210600159/delayed OEX +1.57%  in doing so, but it is ahead of the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.51% and Russell 2000 /zigman2/quotes/210598147/delayed RUT +2.40% /zigman2/quotes/209961116/composite IWM +2.47% , which still have a ways to go to recover their losses since February.

/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,351.60
+53.14 +1.61%
Volume: 2.22B
Sept. 28, 2020 5:06p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
11,117.53
+203.96 +1.87%
Volume: 3.22M
Sept. 28, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
11,364.45
+213.32 +1.91%
Volume: 667,047
Sept. 28, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210600159/delayed
US : S&P US
1,553.01
+24.01 +1.57%
Volume: 1.05B
Sept. 28, 2020 4:06p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,584.06
+410.10 +1.51%
Volume: 405.06M
Sept. 28, 2020 5:06p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598147/delayed
US : US Composite
1,510.34
+35.43 +2.40%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 28, 2020 4:30p
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/zigman2/quotes/209961116/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE Arca
$ 150.02
+3.61 +2.47%
Volume: 17.60M
Sept. 28, 2020 4:00p
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