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Canadian sector performance

Industrials led the Canadian market last week
Canadian stock sector performance for the last week showing that industrials led the market.

Canadian Sector Performance

Reference the constituents for the Industrials sector.

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“Charting is all about assessing probabilities”

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.

West Texas Intermediate Crude daily chart

Testing the support level of 99 on the daily chart
West Texas Intermediate testing the support level of 99 on the daily chart.

West Texas Intermediate 6 Month Daily Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for WTIC.

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“Charting is all about assessing probabilities”

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.

Eldorado Gold chart analysis

Near-term uptrend for Eldorado Gold
Chart analysis for Eldorado Gold showing the breakout.

Eldoroda Gold (ELD:TSX) 1 Year Chart

Eldorado Gold must hold above the breakout of $8.25 for a chance at the the next resistance point of $10.00.

Reference the last chart analysis for the materials sector.

Update: July 31, 2014Eldorado Gold reports in-line quarterly earnings

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“Yes, the trend is your friend!”

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.

Canadian TSX Sector performance for past month

Materials is the market leader!
This chart shows the performance for the Canadian stock market for each of the major sectors.

TSX Sector Performance

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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“Yes, the trend is your friend!”

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.

Major uptrend continues for the TSX Index

Need a confirmed close above the March, 2008 high of 15154
Major uptrend continues for the TSX Index.

TSX Index weekly chart 2007 – 2014

The materials sector and in particular gold stocks participated in the rally today. Reference the MarketCarpet from StockCharts.com for a graphical representation of the stocks that made the move.

Reference my last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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“Yes, the trend is your friend!”

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.

West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil weekly chart

Breakout from resistance of $105
Breakout for WTIC today from resistance of $105

West Texas Intermediate Weekly chart

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“Charting is all about assessing probabilities”

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.

Dow Jones Industrial Average chart analysis

Last correction for the Dow was in 2011
Weekly chart for the Dow Jones Industrial Average showing the last correction in 2011.

Dow Jones Industrial Average 5 Year Weekly Chart courtesy of BigCharts.com

The S&P 500 SPX +0.09% is certainly overbought, in our opinion, and has gone well beyond the time in which it typically endures a correction or worse (the 500 has advanced for 32 months without a decline of 10% or more, versus the average of 18 months since 1945). In addition, valuations on trailing and projected Operating and GAAP (also known as “As Reported”) earnings per share, are equal to their long-term averages. Read more……….

“The bulls have clearly been in the lead,” Francois Savary, who helps oversee about $9.5 billion as chief investment officer at Reyl & Cie., said by phone from Geneva. “But even with improving economic data, I think that the U.S. market may have gone too far too fast, and I don’t see too much potential from here. I would pull out of U.S. equities and go into emerging markets.” Read more…………

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

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“Keep It Simple!”

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