In nearly every trading session over the past six weeks, the major stock market indexes have struggled into the close of the trading session. Four out of the past six Friday's have been sell offs. This is a very unusual occurrence and a change in character for the major stock indexes. Even today, the major stock indexes will rally higher only to sell off sharply after 20 – 30 minutes of upside. These markets simply continue to face selling pressure.
Many traders and investors seem to worried about the problems in Greece and the rest of the European Union. Other investors are waiting to hear what the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, will say on Wednesday after he releases his interest rate decision.