DOW initially gained 244 pts to 24446.22 but reversed to closed down -344.89 pts or -1.43% at 23857.71. Considering that it hit as low as 23708.73, that was indeed a massive 737 pts swing. The reversal was mainly because tech stocks were crushed. S&P 500 lost -45.93 pts or -1.73% to 2612.62. NASDAQ suffered most and closed down -211.73 pts or -2.93% at 7008.81. Selloff continues in Asia with Nikkei down -1.8%, HK HSI down -0.9% at the time of writing.
Technically, we’ve mentioned before (here) that there will be no change in near term direction before a break of 24453.14 resistance. That is, DOW is expected extend recent decline to 23360.29 and below. The development is no far in line with our near term bearish view.