In my weekend analysis, I talked about the possibility of a bullish reverse head-and-shoulders formation for the stock market. And after allowing for a brief panic on Monday, the market has been quite strong this week and appears to be confirming the bullish pattern. Read more about Sector Detector: Strong Earnings and Cautious Optimism despite Challenges

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Today marks the two-year anniversary of the V-bottom that launched an impressive bull market. Since then, the SPY large cap is up about 95%, while MDY mid cap and IWM small cap are up about 135%. Leading sectors include Basic Materials, Industrials, and Financials, which are each up at least 150%. Pretty impressive. Read more about Sector Detector: Bulls Pause to Celebrate 2-year Anniversary

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Editor's note: Publication of What the Market Wants was delayed until today because of some ambiguous results from our sector stats.  David Brown explains this in the sidebar at the end of the newsletter. Read more about What the Market Wants: Crazy is as Crazy Does

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