"The S&P-MidCap-400 Index, more commonly known as the S&P 400, is a stock market index from S&P Dow Jones Indices. The index serves as a barometer for the U.S. mid-cap equities sector and is the most widely followed mid-cap index in existence. To be included in the index, a stock must have a total market capitalization that ranges from $1.4 billion to $5.9 billion at the time of addition to the index. As of 29 December 2017, the median market cap was almost $4.1 billion with the market cap of the largest company in the index at more than $13.1 billion and the smallest company at $626 million. The index's market cap covers nearly 7 percent of the total US stock market. The index was launched on June 19, 1991." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%26P_400
List of S&P-400 companies: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_S%26P_400_companies
Der S&P-400 Wochenchart zeigt den Ausbruch noch deutlicher:
Weitere Break Outs:
Asian stocks near three-week top, dollar eases after U.S. inflation
Asian shares rallied on Friday as risk appetite got a boost from soft U.S. inflation, helping alleviate worries of faster rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while investors also cheered U.S.-North Korean steps to further ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/asian-stocks-near-threeweek-top-dollar-eases-after-us-inflation-1442446
The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded higher early Monday, putting the blue-chip gauge on pace for its eighth straight advance--a feat that would market is longest such stretch since Sept. 20, according to FactSet data. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/dow-flirts-with-25000-sets-sights-on-longest-win-streak-in-8-months-at-the-open-2018-05-14?siteid=bigcharts&dist=bigcharts
Key technical indicators have been improving of late
One positive signal looks at the ratio of rising stocks on the New York Stock Exchange to the number of falling ones over time. Paul Schatz, the president of Heritage Capital, referred to this as “the one indicator that’s 90% accurate” for forecasting moves.
Currently, the NYSE’s advance/decline line is at an all-time high, as seen in the following graphic from StockCharts, which Schatz included in an email.
Korea-Konflikt Kim Jong Un trifft überraschend Südkoreas Präsident
Zeichen der Entspannung? Südkoreas Präsident Moon und der nordkoreanische Machthaber Kim Jong Un haben sich überraschend zum zweiten Mal getroffen. Das teilte das Präsidialamt in Seoul mit. http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/nordkorea-konflikt-kim-jong-un-trifft-ueberraschend-suedkoreas-praesidenten-a-1209716.html
US-Strafzölle "Schädliche Folgen für Verbraucher, Unternehmen und Arbeiter"
Mit der Verhängung der Strafzölle gegen die engsten Verbündeten hat der US-Präsident sein Blatt überreizt. In den eigenen Reihen wächst die Kritik an seiner Handelspolitik. http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/donald-trump-kritik-an-seiner-handelspolitik-aus-den-eigenen-reihen-a-1210613.html