Russell 2000 closes below 200-day average

Can it hold major support around 1350?

Russell 2000 closes below the 200-day average. Major support level is now around 1350.

Russell 2000 3-Year Weekly Chart

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U.S. unemployment rate at 4.30%

The current unemployment rate of 4.30% is below the 2007 low of 4.40%. Theoretically, there should be wage inflation at this “low” unemployment rate. But the year over year wage increase is a relatively benign 2.5%. Why would the Fed be in a rush to raise rates?

Chart showing the U.S. unemployment rate.

http://www.investopedia.com/terms/v/vix.asp

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Volatility Index (VIX) at an extreme low of 9.36

Is this the calm before the storm?

VIX at extreme low.

http://www.investopedia.com/terms/v/vix.asp

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Intermediate downtrend for the 10-Year U.S. Treasury

With tame inflation around 1.6%, there will be no rush by the Fed to raise rates. This is the current storyline.

Intermediate downtrend for the U.S. 10-Year Treasury

U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield

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Canadian dollar to test major resistance around $0.8000

Intermediate uptrend for the Canadian dollar.

Canadian Dollar 3-year Weekly Chart

Reference my previous post from July 5, 2017 for the Canadian dollar.

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TSX Index testing support at 15,000

Intermediate downtrend for the TSX Index and trading below the 200-day simple moving average

TSX Index testing support at 15,000

TSX Index 3-Year Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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Canadian dollar testing resistance around $0.7700

Major downtrend, intermediate uptrend and near-term uptrend. Is $0.8000 in the cards?

Canadian dollar chart showing the test at $0.7700

Canadian Dollar Daily Chart

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