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United States Oil Fund ETF (USO) weekly chart

Again! Oil (USO ETF) will test major support of 29
USO will test major support of 29.  Intermediate trend is down and near-term trend is down.

USO 3-Year Weekly Chart

Again, USO will test major support of 29. Intermediate trend is down and near-term trend is down.

The United States Oil Fund® LP (USO) is an exchange-traded security designed to track the daily price movements of West Texas Intermediate (“WTI”) light, sweet crude oil. USO issues shares that may be purchased and sold on the NYSE Arca………………….

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“Keep it Simple!”

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Percent of stocks above 200-day moving average

Down together but divergence in the recovery

Percent of stocks in the TSX Index and the S&P 500 Index above the 200-day moving average.

Percent of stocks in the TSX Index and the S&P 500 Index above the 200-day moving average.

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“Keep it Simple!”

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Portfolio risk and diversification

10 Stocks. Past that, buy an index fund

Diversification and portfolio risk

The Pros and Cons of Stock Diversification

Modern Portfolio Theory: Why It’s Still Hip

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“It is all about probabilities”

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U.S. Natural Gas Fund ETF (UNG) chart analysis

Breakout on daily chart on heavy volume for UNG
Breakout for the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) on heavy volume

UNG Daily Chart

Breakout for the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) on heavy volume.

Contrast this chart with the one for West Texas Intermediate……………..

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View from the weekly chart showing the resistance levels
Weekly chart for U.S. Natural Gas Fund ETF showing the breakout and the resistance levels.

UNG Weekly Chart

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“It is all about probabilities”

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TSX Index YTD sector performance

+6.91 gain for the TSX Index: energy and materials underperform
TSX Index ytd performance showing the 6.91% ytd gain and the drag on the index of materials and energy.

TSX Index YTD Performance by Sector

TSX Index ytd performance showing the 6.91% ytd gain and the drag on the index by materials and energy.

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“It is all about probabilities”

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United States Oil Fund ETF (USO) chart analysis

Major support level for USO is 29
USO weekly chart showing the critical support level of 29. The intermediate trend is down.

USO 3-Year Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for WTI.

News release for November 5, 2014: OPEC sees bigger output drop

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“It is all about probabilities”

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ATS Automation Tooling Systems chart analysis

Positive reaction to the earnings release

Chart analysis for ATS showing the positive reaction to the earnings release on heavy volume.  The intermediate target price is identified on the chart.  MACD is confirming the near-term uptrend.

Chart analysis for ATS showing the positive reaction to the earnings release on heavy volume. The intermediate target price is identified on the chart. MACD is confirming the near-term uptrend.

Review the details for the earnings release.

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“It is all about probabilities”

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WTI candlestick chart

Intermediate downtrend for WTI and a major break below 80
Chart for West Texas Intermediate showing the intermediate downtrend and the major break below support of 80.  There is  a tentative support level on the weekly chart at  77.50.

WTI Daily Chart

Chart for West Texas Intermediate showing the intermediate downtrend and the major break below support of 80. There is a tentative support level on the weekly chart around 77.50.

Reference the last chart analysis for WTI published on October 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014: Daily candlestick chart for WTI showing the support level around 80. There was heavy volume on Thursday as the shorts covered. But the spinning top candlestick on Friday indicates ambivalence. It is not the time to go long or short. We will have to monitor future price action. There is a high probability the bears will take another run at testing the support level.

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View from the weekly chart
Weekly chart for WTI

WTI 3-Year Weekly Chart

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“It is all about probabilities”

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