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By Lawrence G. McMillan

The stock market has rocketed back from a sharp selloff last week.  At first, this appeared to be an oversold rally, but now it is picking up steam.  Thus, it appears that it could be another intermediate-term bullish move, if one final thing falls into place: the $SPX chart must clearly turn positive.

Meanwhile, equity-only put-call ratios rolled over to buy signals as of October 20th.  From Figures 2 & 3, you can see that there was heavy put buying during the market's decline, and these ratios rose sharply to extremely high levels.

Market breadth had been weak all summer.  Regardless, both breadth oscillators rolled...

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