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High mutual fund fees could delay retirement plans

As much as 11 years

High mutual fund fees could cause Canadians to delay their retirement by as much as 11 years or else leave them with 40 per cent less money for their retirement, says a report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

The think-tank published the report on Tuesday as Canadians were going through their annual tradition of trying to decide where to invest money before the RRSP deadline on March 2.

Link to the story…………….

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Chart showing the ratio of WTI to Brent

Price of WTI closed today at 84% of Brent
Chart showing the ratio of WTI to Brent

WTI/Brent 3-Year Chart

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Copper chart analysis

Intermediate trend is down for copper
Intermediate trend is down for copper.

Copper 6-Month Daily Chart

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Major trend is down for copper
Major trend is down for copper

Copper 3-Year Wekly Chart

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Brent Crude chart analysis

6.83% pop for Brent on Friday to close above 50
Brent Crude closed above 50 on Friday.  The key question? Can it hold above 50.

Brent Crude Daily Candlestick Chart

The key points from the above chart for Brent:

  • The major trend is down
  • The intermediate trend is down
  • The near-term trend is sideways
  • 50 was a key resistance point for Brent
  • Brent needs to hold above 50 for a couple of days
  • If Brent holds above 50, this will be the support reference point

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And the view from the weekly chart for Brent
Three year weekly chart for Brent showing the close above 50.

Brent Crude 3-Year Weekly Chart

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WTI/Brent Spread – 3 Year Chart

WTI closed today at 96% of Brent price

WTI and Brent differential

Reference the same chart published on May 6, 2014——————–

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Western Canadian Select price differential

Canadian oil exports to the U.S. and the price differential for Western Canadian Select compared to West Texas Intermediate.

CALGARY—In the escalating war of attrition among top oil-producing nations, Canada’s biggest oil-sands mines have a message for the market: Don’t look to us to cut production………..read more……….

Western Canadian Select is one of North America’s largest heavy crude oil streams.[1] It is a heavy blended crude oil composed mostly of bitumen blended with sweet synthetic and condensate diluents and 25[2] existing streams of both conventional and unconventional[2][3] Alberta heavy crude oils at the Husky blending terminal in Hardisty,Alberta (CAPP 2012).……..read more……….

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Copper 3-Year weekly chart

Major downtrend for copper. Where is support?
Three year chart for copper showing the major, intermediate, and near-term downtrends.

Copper 3-Year Weekly Chart

Three year chart for copper showing the major, intermediate, and near-term downtrends.

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