Market Recap – Jan. 31, 2013

Standard, daily recap today.  Monthly recap over the weekend (no post on Friday).

Market had a fairly quiet day.  Momentum is definitely waning.  SPY and QQQ were down, IWM was up.  SPY had a bit of a sell-off right at the close, but don’t read too much into it.  After the closing bell, Congress kicked the can down the road a little more by extending the debt ceiling (…yes…again) and after-hours futures are pointing up.

Investors still cheer on any additional debt at this point.  The money printing will kick us in the ass at some point…the trillion $$ question is when.

Payroll figures are released early tomorrow. I will be busy drinking coffee and yawning when it happens.  Today’s charts (courtesy of and are below…plus a bonus one from Bianco Research via The Big Picture.

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SPY daily chart

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NYMO chartVIX Term Structure chart

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