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vixVIX closed above its Intermediate-term support at 13.29, leaving it on a buy signal. This week has been a consolidation week after breaking out above its Triangle formation. The next important milestones are the trendline at 22.50 and Cycle Top resistance at 24.15 where a long-term breakout of the downtrend may occur.

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vixVIX closed above its mid-Cycle support/resistance, putting it on a confirmed buy signal. This week has been the breakout week after three weeks of indecision. The next important milestone are the trendline at 22.50 and Cycle Top resistance at 24.17 where a long-term breakout of the downtrend may occur.

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vixVIX appears to have completed its Wave (2) low and emerged above tis Pennant formation. It also challenged mid-Cycle resistance at 15.90, giving an aggressive buy signal (NYSE sell signal). Two different opinions are expressed below.

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vixVIX closed above its Short-term support/resistance at 13.18, leaving it on an aggressive buy signal. This week has been an “inside” week, signifying indecision. The next important milestone is Cycle Top resistance at 24.19 where a long-term breakout and a change of trend may occur.

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vixVIX made a new high off its seasonal low at 11.02 on August 9. However, it corrected back to its trendline. The next important milestone is Cycle Top resistance at 24.20 where a long-term breakout and a change of trend may occur.

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vixVIX broke out higher on Monday, but went into consolidation mode for the duration of options week. It closed beneath mid-Cycle support/resistance, but remains on a buy (SPX sell) signal. The next important milestone is Cycle Top resistance at 24.21 where a long-term breakout and a change of trend may occur.

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vixVIX broke out above all Model resistances and is on a buy (SPX sell) signal. However, it has made a breakout above the last down-cycle high of 14.24. The next important milestone is mid-Cycle resistance at 15.79 where a buy signal may be made.

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VIXVIX challenged both Short-term and Intermediate-term resistance this week, but closed beneath the Short-term at 13.82. However, it has made a breakout above the last down-cycle high of 14.24. The next important milestone is mid-Cycle resistance at 15.79 where a buy signal may be made.

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VIXVIX remained above its August 9 Master Cycle low this week. VIX may be primed for a breakout. The declining Short-term resistance at 14.40 and the recent high at 14.24 may intersect with VIX next week. The next important milestone is mid-Cycle resistance at 15.78 where a buy signal is made.

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VIXVIX extended its Master Cycle low by three weeks on Tuesday. Cycle extensions are rare, but may often increase the intensity on the swing back. The VIX closed higher than last week. This may be the end of a year-long retracement from the August 2015 highs. .

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