Canaries in the Major Indices Singing Loudly
Almost the exact same comments can be made regarding the S&P 500 which is also sitting at an all-time high. Hard to argue with that!
The S&P 400 mid cap index is below and like the previous ones, it sits at yet another all-time high. Do you smell a trend developing here???
Just like with the others, but even more impressive, the Russell 2000 small cap index is next and sitting at all-time highs. This is probably the biggest “stick in the eye” to the bears because they were hanging their hats on the fact that the small caps performed so horribly last year, which would portend problems for the rest of the market in 2015. That scenario, which I totally discounted in my 2015 Fearless Forecast, was not to be had and the bears will have to find fault somewhere else.
Finally, the NASDAQ 100 is below and while it is not YET at the all-time level last seen in March 2000 which I forecast it will in the 2015 Fearless Forecast, it is, nonetheless, at fresh highs 14 year highs and still a bullish sign.
The takeaway from this section is that all canaries are happily signing loudly from a long-term perspective. We can and should see pullbacks and corrections along the way, but those should lead to more all-time highs down the road.
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