Date: October 9, 2018
Bulls Need a Stand
After some early weakness on Monday, the bulls put up a little fight before succumbing to selling into lunch. From there, they did have enough energy to bring stocks back to breakeven. Given the semi-holiday, that was semi-impressive. The bulls now have a little momentum and are supposed to run to the upside for at least a day or so. The S&P 400 and Russell 2000 have declined sufficiently to reach their long-term trend or the average price of the last 200 days as you can see below. That can often lead to a bounce.
If stocks can rally, I would expect bonds to bounce back as well after being crushed at one of the greatest paces in history.