May 022014
 
Intermediate uptrend for the TSX Index

Intermediate uptrend for the TSX Index with major resistance at 15,000

Intermediate trend is up for the Canadian market with major resistance at the 2008 high of 15,154. I use the round number of 15,000 and will set my alerts at this point.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index showing the support levels. Note that the 14,500 level was a resistance point on this chart. It is now a support level. The reversal of roles is an important concept in technical analysis.

S&P/TSX Composite Index

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Apr 172014
 
Intermediate trend is up with major resistance at 15,000
Intermediate trend is up for the Canadian market with major resistance at the 2008 high of 15,000.  Energy sector is leading the advance.

TSX Index Logarithmic Chart 2007-2014

Intermediate trend is up for the Canadian market with major resistance at the 2008 high of 15,154. I use the round number of 15,000 and will set my alerts at this point. Energy sector is leading the advance.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index showing the resistance point of 14,300.

Reference the sector performance for the TSX Index.

TSX nears six-year high as energy shares extend rally.

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Apr 152014
 
Where is the money going over the last 15 days?
S&P 500 sector performance over the last 10 days.  Money moving into utilities and energy.

S&P 500 Sector Performance

Reference the last sector performance for the S&P 500 index.

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Jan 302014
 
A picture-perfect chart for CN
A 5-year chart for CN showing the major uptrend as approximated by the 200 day moving average.

CN 5-Year Logarithmic Chart

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CN released the Quarterly Results today.

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