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Global military spending

The countries spending the most on their military
Global Military Spending

Global Military Spending courtesy of The Economist

Read the full article from The Economist.

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“Keep it Simple”

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Natural Gas 3-Year Chart

Intermediate downtrend for Natural Gas with support around $4.50
Major uptrend for natural gas with support around $4.50

Natural Gas 3-Year Chart

Major uptrend for natural gas and intermediate downtrend with support around $4.50.

Encana is the big player in this space in the Canadian market. Reference my chart for Encana.

SHORT-TERM ENERGY AND SUMMER FUELS OUTLOOK

 

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About 6.2% of total U.S. electricity supplies in 2013 were generated from nonhydro renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal, up from 5.4% in 2012. But 11 states produced electricity at more than twice the national average from these sources—accounting for between 14% and 32% of their net electric generation—according to preliminary 2013 generation data in EIA's Electric Power Monthly report.

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Coffee 3-Year weekly chart

Intermediate uptrend for coffee. Monitor for a breakout.
Intermediate uptrend for coffee.  Monitor for a breakout.

Coffee 3-Year Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for coffee.

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Canadian dollar chart analysis

Major trend, intermediate trend and near-term trend are down
Major trend is down for the Canadian dollar. Intermediate trend is down for the Canadian dollar. And the near-term trend is down for the Canadian dollar.

Canadian Dollar 2-Year Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the Canadian dollar posted on December 8, 2013 when it was testing support of $0.9400. This level is now major resistance and the downtrend continues for the dollar. The current support level is now around $0.8900 and there is a high probability this level could be broken. On the long-term chart (not shown) there are support levels at $0.8600 and $0.8400. Yes, there is a high probability we could see the Canadian dollar test the $0.8400 level before the end of the year.

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Technical analysis of copper

Confirming uncertainty in emerging markets
Copper chart showing the near-term downtrend and tradng below the 200 day moving average.

Copper 1-Year Chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

Reference the last chart analysis for copper published on January 3, 2014.

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“The stock market is never obvious. It is designed to fool most of the people, most of the time.” – Jesse Livermore

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Copper chart showing the consolidation zone

Major resistance for copper is $3.40
Copper chart showing major resistance of $3.40

Copper 1-Year Chart

The chart for copper shows ambivalence as represented by the consolidation zone. Copper is a good proxy for the world economy: in particular China. One can extrapolate the chart activity for copper to the indecision about the growth prospects (GDP) for China.

Do you think copper can break $3.40?

Reference the last chart analysis for copper based on the daily chart.

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“It is not when you buy that counts, it is when you sell”

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Copper 1-year daily bar chart

Copper near-term uptrend and resistance zone
Copper chart showing the near-term uptrend and the resistance zone.

Copper 1-Year Daily Bar Chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

The major trend is down, the intermediate trend is sideways and the near-term trend is up. I am focusing on the near-term trend (last three weeks) in this analysis. The near-term trend is up and the resistance zone is identified on the above chart. A break above the resistance zone would indicate a target of $3.80. The price of copper is a good proxy for the growth in the world economy:in particular for China. A breakout above the resistance zone would bode well for the TSX Index which has a relatively large weighting in base metal stocks. A failure for copper to breakout above the resistance zone would indicate that the TSX Index will not breakout above the 13,500 resistance level.

Reference the last chart analysis for copper based on the weekly chart.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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“It is not when you buy that counts, it is when you sell”

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