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Encana (ECA:TSX) candlestick chart analysis

Positive reaction to earnings release for Encana
Encana candlestick chart showing the positive reaction to the earnings release and the upward movement in natural gas pricing.

Encana (ECA:TSX) Daily Candlestick Chart

The reaction of the stock price to a news event, which includes earnings releases, is all that counts. You take your cue from this market signal and trade accordingly.

The intermediate trend is sideways and the near-term trend is up. The key support and resistance levels are identified on the above chart. Technical analysis is all about evaluating the probabilities and there is a high probability that Encana has found a bottom around $17.50. A confirmed break above the $21.00 to $22.00 level would indicate an intermediate target price of $28.00. My definition of a confirmed break in this case would be $22.66 that holds for at least two days.

Encana, with $2.4-billion (U.S.) in cash on its balance sheet today, aims to increase that number to $3-billion by year’s end.

Reference the Encana website to review the fundamental data for the company.

Reference my last chart analysis for Encana on March 18, 2011.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

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Technical Analysis: Dundee REIT (D.UN:TSX)

Support and resistance levels for Dundee REIT
A daily candlestick chart for Dundee REIT showing the support and resistance levels.

Dundee REIT (D.UN:TSX) Daily Chart

Dundee Reit has been one of my core holdings over the past two years. And I was fortunate to own a significant position in Whiterock REIT when it was acquired by Dundee. The major trend is still up for Dundee but it will have to break resistance of $37.50, the March high, to continue the uptrend. The May 3 earnings release could be the catalyst for the breakout above resistance. If not, there will be a test of the $35.00 support level.

Reference my last chart analysis for Dundee REIT which was posted on May 9, 2011.

Visit the corporate website to review the fundamental data.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

© 2012 TradeOnline.ca

TSX Index candlestick chart analysis

TSX must hold 12,000 or will test 11,500
Negative technical profile for the TSX Index.  If the TSX cannot hold 12,000; it it will test 11,500.

TSX Index Weekly Chart

What more can I say to describe the above chart: the TSX Index has a negative technical profile. It is the worst performing index outside of France. Yes, it has been a real dog last year and so far this year.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

© 2012 TradeOnline.ca

Chart for copper showing support and resistance levels

Copper maintains the lateral trading band
Chart analysis for copper showing the intermediate lateral trading band with support and resistance levels.

Copper One Year Daily Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for copper posted April 13, 2012.

View Kitco for updated charts and other time periods.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

© 2012 TradeOnline.ca

Technical Analysis: Uptrend over for DJIA

DJIA unable to break above the trendline
The current uptrend is over for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. It will either move into a consolidation zone or correct in the range of 10%

DJIA Daily Chart

The uptrend that started in October is over but this does not mean the index will suddenly go into a downtrend. There are three options for a trend: up, down and sideways. And there are three time periods for a trend: major, intermediate and near-term. The #3 is a ubiquitous number in technical analysis.

Reference the last trendline analysis for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Exxon grabs top spot from Wal-Mart in Fortune 500 ranking

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

© 2012 TradeOnline.ca

S&P 500 Index chart analysis

S&P 500 holding above the upward sloping trendline
S&P 500 Index chart analysis showing the upward sloping trendline.

S&P 500 Daily Cahrt

Reference the last trendline analysis for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

© 2012 TradeOnline.ca

Technical Analysis: TSX Index candlestick chart

Can the TSX Index hold the 12,000 support level?
Candlestick chart analysis for the TSX Index showing the near-term downtrend with support at the 12,000 level.  The doji candlestick shows the stalemate between the bulls and the bears.

TSX Index Weekly Candlestick chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index posted on April 6, 2012.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

© 2012 TradeOnline.ca

VIX – CBOE Volatility Index – chart analysis

Showing a little fear: Near-term uptrend for the VIX
Near-term uptrend on the weekly chart for the VIX.

VIX Weekly Chart

The resistance level for the VIX is 20.

Reference the last chart analysis for the VIX posted on March 23, 2012

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

© 2012 TradeOnline.ca