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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 +1.60%  is about to trade at new all-time highs.

It lags behind Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +2.26% , Nasdaq-100 /zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime NDX +2.34% and S&P 100 /zigman2/quotes/210600159/delayed OEX +1.63%  in doing so, but it is ahead of the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.34% and Russell 2000 /zigman2/quotes/210598147/delayed RUT +1.59% /zigman2/quotes/209961116/composite IWM +1.62% , which still have a ways to go to recover their losses since February.

/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,298.46
+51.87 +1.60%
Volume: 2.18B
Sept. 25, 2020 5:06p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
10,913.56
+241.30 +2.26%
Volume: 3.38M
Sept. 25, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
11,151.13
+254.66 +2.34%
Volume: 753,440
Sept. 25, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/210600159/delayed
US : S&P US
1,529.00
+24.50 +1.63%
Volume: 1.05B
Sept. 25, 2020 4:06p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,173.96
+358.52 +1.34%
Volume: 391.73M
Sept. 25, 2020 5:06p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598147/delayed
US : US Composite
1,474.91
+23.09 +1.59%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 25, 2020 7:41p
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/zigman2/quotes/209961116/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE Arca
$ 146.41
+2.34 +1.62%
Volume: 20.69M
Sept. 25, 2020 4:00p
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