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TSX Index long-term chart

TSX long-term logarithmic chart

TSX Index Chart 1988 – 2014

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“Keep it Simple”

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Intermediate downtrend for WTI

WTI will test the $92.50 support zone
Chart for WTIC showing the intermediate downtrend with support around 92.50

West Texas Intermediate 3-Year Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for West Texas Intermediate Crude

West Texas Intermediate headed for a fourth weekly drop, the longest losing streak since November, amid speculation that crude supplies are expanding as global demand slows. Brent gained in London……………..

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“Charting is all about assessing probabilities”

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U.S. Treasury 10 Year Note Yield Chart (2010-2014)

Intermediate downtrend with support at 2.40%
U.S. Treasury 10 Year Note Yield Chart showing the intermediate downtrend with support at 2.40%.

U.S. Treasury 10 Year Note Weekly Yield Chart

Geopolitical concerns are one reason for the intermediate downtrend in the treasury yield.

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“Keep it Simple”

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CBOE Volatility (VIX) Index – Fear Gauge

VIX closes at 17.03 on Friday.
CBOE Volatility (VIX) Index

CBOE Volatility (VIX) Index 5-Year Weekly Chart

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“Keep it Simple!”

Note: Click on HOME for updated postings. This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts and other technical indicators including volume, moving averages and oscillators. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

S&P 500 chart analysis

Major uptrend still in effect for the S&P 500. But how long more will it last?
S&P 500 chart analysis showing the trendline.

S&P 500 5-Year Weekly Chart

There is a high probability the S&P 500 will test the trendline which is the 200-day simple moving average.

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“The trend is your friend until it ends.”

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Talisman Energy chart analysis

Resistance for Talisman is $12.00
Talisman Energy chart showing the near-term uptrend with resistance at $12.00

Talisman Energy YTD Candlestick Chart

Talisman Energy reported second quarter numbers today. There was a positive reaction on the chart.

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“Three trends: up, down and sideways”

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Major trend is sideways for gold

Gold spot price.  Major trend is sideways

Gold 3-Year Weekly Chart

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“Yes, the trend is your friend!”

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Explosion Hits UN-run School in Gaza

Yes, this is appalling!!

 

Gaza - Explosion hit UN run school

 

This is my first post not related to charting or business. I monitor the charts for VIX, gold and oil for the impact of conflicts on the market. But what about the destruction wrath on the population of war torn countries. It is the innocent who are suffering in this conflict and have suffered in every other conflict in history.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is “appalled.” U.N. officials cannot yet verify it was an Israeli shell that hit the school. But they say Israel had been given the “precise coordinates” of the location of the building…………….