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Sunday, April 19, 2009


Spike in Insider Sales, Newsletter Sentiment

A couple of more indicators pointing to a pullback soon are Insider Sales and Newsletter Sentiment.

This Insider Sales Ratio chart (from Barrons) shows a huge spike in insider sales:

This article by Mark Hulbert shows that bullishness among newsletter writers has increased significantly over the last couple of weeks despite a minimial increase in the market averages. He calls it a "crumbling wall of worry," which is not a good sign for market bulls for the short term.

Of course, the market could override all of these indicators and continue higher without a pullback, but the odds significantly favor a pullback starting as soon as Monday.

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