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Crawling to the finish line to end Q1 on a good note, but problems remain

Just after 1 pm.  three hours left in the month and quarter-  still not much movement in S&P in forging higher.. while NASDAQ has continued.. but diverging meaningfully from DJIA and SPX=   Breadth about 3/2 positive,   Utilities, real estate, materials leading, but none of the 11 sectors up more than 0.70% while Energy, Financials and Healthcare all lower-  - Tough area for S&P heading into next month, but bounce thus far has held and not turned back lower-   2 yr yields dropping off pretty dramatically which is causing some steepening in the curve.  but not much movement in DXY which is now fractionally NEGATIVE.. and 10yr trading just a touch above 2.40%.   Overall, Energy backing off after a sharp couple days gains. and a good near-term short for 1-2 days, mostly in XLE.. while OIH,XOP acting stronger-   FTI, AMD, MMM, VMC, FCX, HPE still leading.. while EXPE, GLW, APA, XOM, AN the worst performing-   at current levels S&P would turn in just fractional gains for the month +0.16% but up 5.75% for quarter- with the march pullback in TY YIELDS and resulting Financials underperformance explaining much of this flattening after 2 very good months to start the year.  Tech still performed well for March the best performing, up 2.8% and higher by 12.47% for the Quarter.. up more than 400 bps better than discretionary and Healthcare. 2nd and 3rd best respectively -   Overall, April looks to be shaping up as a volatile month given breadth and momentum weakness while Tech has gotten very stretched.  and difficult to see what can come in and lead.. as market appears to be growing increasingly tired.  For now.  near-term downtrend from early March in S&P and DJIA still in place.. while NDX is at new highs, so pays to be selective and not too complacent, regardless of good quarterly returns-  Let me know if you have any questions.  and have a nice weekend