TSX at an advanced stage in this intermediate swing

Major support is now 13,500 for the TSX composite index.
Technical analysis - A bearish engulfing candlestick pattern for the tsx index which could not hold 14,000

1-Year Weekly Chart for the TSX Composite Index

From the July 5, 2010 low of 11,065; the index gained 29.5% to the March 7, 2011 high of 14,329.  This has been a significant move  over this eight month period. I usually look for reversal patterns to develop when the market has an intermediate move of 20%.  The TSX is at an advanced stage in this intermediate swing and any technical evidence indicating a reversal must be taken seriously. In other words, the odds of a  correction are much greater than the odds of an upward move.

Reference the two-year weekly annotated chart for the S&P/TSX composite index to get an overall perspective for the market.

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