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U.S. 10 Year Treasury Note Yield Chart

Breakout above resistance of 2.40% with a tall bullish candlestick
Weekly candlestick chart of the U.S. 10 Year Treasury Note Yield showing a breakout above major resistance of 2.40% on a bullish shaven head and bottom candlestick.

U.S. 10 year Treasury Note Yield weekly chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

Reference the last chart analysis for the U.S. 10 Year treasury Note Yield.

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Copper chart analysis

What is Dr. Copper’s prognosis for the world economy?
Chart analysis for copper based on the weekly chart analysis showing the intermediate and near-term downtrend. The 200 day and 50 day moving averages are identified on the chart. The RSI is confirming the intermediate downtrend. Copper is trading below both moving averages. Major support is at $3.00.  Dr. Copper has a tepid prognosis for the world economy.

Copper Weekly Chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

Chart analysis for copper based on the weekly chart showing the intermediate and near-term downtrend. The 200 day and 50 day moving averages are identified on the chart. The RSI is confirming the intermediate downtrend. Copper is trading below both moving averages. Major support is at $3.00.

Dr. Copper has a tepid prognosis for the world economy which does not bode well for the TSX Index.

Reference the last chart analysis for copper.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index which is positively correlated with copper.

Reference my chart analysis for copper which showed the correlation between copper and the TSX.

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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 Energy Sector versus U.S. Energy Sector

Canadian Energy Sector has underperformed U.S. Energy Sector

YTD Performance XEG ETF energy sector versus XLE energy sector courtesy of <a href=

This chart is simply the YTD performance of XEG ETF relative to XLE ETF.

Reference the last chart analysis for the S&P 500 Index.

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Should you invest in the TSX?

TSX Index could not hold the old trading range
TSX Index daily candlestick chart showing the near-term downtrend.  A shooting star candlestick is identified on the chart.

TSX Index Daily Chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

The TSX Index could not hold support of 12,600 in the old lateral trading range. Will the near-term downtrend stop at the support level of 12,300? If not, the TSX will move down to the support level of 12,000.

Should you invest in the TSX? The above chart is your answer. Now take a look at another chart.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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S&P 500 Index candlestick chart

Line in the sand for S&P 500 is 1600
S&P 500 Index candlestick chart showing the near-term downtrend and support at 1600.

S&P 500 Index Candlestick Chart

Major trend is up, intermediate trend is up and the near-term trend is down with support at 1600. The 40-day SMA is a good approximation of the trendline.

Reference the last sector analysis for the S&P 500 published on April 12, 2013 showing the relative performance of each sector.

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TSX Index YTD performance

Chart compares TSX Index to S&P 500 Index
TSX Index chart showing the YTD performance compared to the s&P 500.

TSX Index and S&P 500 Index YTD courtesy of StockCharts.com

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

Reference the last chart analysis for the S&P 500 Index.

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TSX Index chart showing resistance at 12,900

TSX Index has moved into the old lateral trading range
TSX Index chart analysis showing the near-term uptrend and resistance at 12,900 with support at 12,600.

TSX Index Candlestick Chart

TSX Index chart analysis showing the near-term uptrend and resistance at 12,900 with support at 12,600. The most important points from this chart are the old lateral trading range and the major resistance level of 12,900. Can the TSX break 12,900 before the S&P 500 corrects? There was a feeble attempt on May 22 represented by the shooting star candlestick and a bounce off support the next day. Overall, the TSX index has a weak technical profile.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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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.

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TSX Index YTD sector performance

TSX up 1.44% YTD and Materials down 25.37%
Chart showing the YTD performance of the TSX Index highlighting the financial, energy and materials sectors

TSX Index YTD Performance courtesy of StockCharts.com

Financials (XFN ETF), Energy (XEG ETF) and Materials (XMA ETF) represent approximately 75% of the TSX Index.

Compare this chart for the TSX Index to the chart for the S&P 500 Index.

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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.

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