Further new highs can be expected for the S&P500 in the coming weeks although it remains to be seen how sustained these will prove to be, says Ari Wald at Oppenheimer.
Despite the continued bullish outlook for the S&P500, the second half of the month has proved more challenging for the index this year, says Frank Cappelleri of Instinet.
Commodity indices have turned down after reaching recent tops, exacerbated by a stronger dollar, say analysts at Credit Suisse.
Trading equities using news sentiment produced positive returns in 41 out of 49 studies in a new study by Ravenpack.
The S&P 500 has broken above the key 2800-2802 level paving the way for a resumption of the bull trend, according to David Sneddon and his team at Credit Suisse.
The weakness in commodities, brought about by global trade tensions, has been a positive for the US dollar resulting in its bullish long-term trend reversal, says George Davis, Chief FIC Technical Analyst at RBC Capital Markets.
Copper has completed a double top and is heading towards $5800, according to David Sneddon and James Gilbert at Credit Suisse in London.
Ari Wald, Technical Analyst at Oppenheimer, considers whether the S&P 500 is entering a fifth wave of an Elliott Wave cycle.
The 74.95 resistance needs to fail before crude can resume its trend upwards, says Andy Dodd, Head of Technical Research at Louis Capital Markets.
Peter Lee, Chief Technical Strategist at UBS in New York, gives his monthly technical outlook for 49 key stocks.