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Copper daily candlestick chart

Tall white candlestick on Friday: 6.50% gain
Tall bullish white candlestick on the daily copper chart on Friday needs follow-through next week.

Copper Daily Candlestick Chart

Nice pop on Friday but there has to be follow-through next week. The intermediate trend is still down and the 20-day simple moving average is a good approximation of the intermediate downtrend.

Reference the last chart analysis on April 18, 2013 where I highlighted the hammer.

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Canadian Dollar chart analysis

Near-term uptrend for the Canadian Dollar and intermediate downtrend
Near-term uptrend for the Canadian Dollar with resistance at $0.99

Canadian Dollar 6 Month Daily Chart

The near-term uptrend in the Canadian dollar will meet heavy resistance at $0.9900.

Reference my post from January 25, 2013: Canadian Dollar and TSX Composite Index Diverge and the excerpt from the post.

If the positive correlation between the TSX Index and the Canadian dollar is still relevant, then either the TSX trades down or the Canadian dollar trades up. At this stage in the market, I do not forecast an uptrend for the dollar so one can conclude that the TSX Index will not advance much more is this intermediate uptrend. The Canadian dollar has lost some of its luster as a petro-currency and safe haven investment.

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Natural Gas candlestick chart analysis

Intermediate uptrend for natural gas approaching major resistance
Intermediate uptrend for natural gas approaching major resistance.

Natural Gas Weekly Chart

Peyto Exploration & Development is a good proxy for the movement in the price of natural gas. View the chart for this junior oil company which is positively correlated with the price of natural gas. A big natural gas player, Encana, barely moved in response to the upward movement in natural gas. View the chart for Encana: not a pretty picture.

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West Texas Intermediate weekly chart

Neat-term downtrend with support at $85.00
Near-term downtrend for WTIC with support at  $85.00 and major support at $80.00

WTIC Weekly Candlestick Chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

Near-term downtrend for WTIC with support at $85.00 and major support at $80.00. The intermediate trend is sideways.

Reference the last chart analysis for WTIC.

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Copper candlestick chart analysis

Hammer on the chart today is a reversal pattern
A hammer appeared on the daily chart for copper. A hammer is a reversal pattern.

Copper Daily Candlestick Chart

The hammer on today’s chart is a reversal pattern. This is an indicator that the intermediate downtrend will end. It does not mean that copper will suddenly reverse direction: it could ease into a consolidation zone. The price action today is reflected in the hammer. Copper opened at $3.18 and then traded down to $3.06 which was close to major support at $3.00. It then closed at $3.20.

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

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Technical Analysis of copper

Increased probability copper will test major support at $3.00
Copper candlestick weekly chart showing the intermediate downtrend and major support at $3.00

Copper Candlestick Chart courtesy of Stockcharts.com

High probability copper will test major support at $3.00. It is trading below the 50 day and 200 day moving averages. The 50 day has crossed the 200 day moving average. There was a tall dark shaven head and bottom ( very close) candlestick on the daily chart today. The RSI is at an oversold level but it can stay oversold for long periods and this is no reason to buy against the intermediate and near-term downtrend.

Reference the last chart analysis for copper.

I have posted a number of charts on Dr. Copper highlighting the tepid prognosis for the world economy. One of the charts showed the positive correlation between the price of copper and the TSX Index.

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U.S. Commodity Groups YTD Performance

Not a good YTD performance for the major commodity groups
A bar chart showing the absolute performance of the major commodity groups.

US Commodity Groups YTD Absolute Performance courtesy of StockCharts.com

Not a good YTD performance for the major commodity groups and it is reflected in the dismal YTD performance of the the TSX Composite Index.

Reference my chart analysis for copper which is included the industrial metals group in the above bar chart.

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Copper candlestick chart analysis

Copper is testing the intermediate support level of $3.40
Weekly candlestick chart for copper showing the intermediate lateral trading range with support at $3.40.

Copper 3-Year Weekly Chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

Copper is trading below the 50 day and 200 day moving averages. And it is testing the support level of $3.40.
And MACD is confirming the intermediate downtrend.

Reference the last chart analysis for Dr. Copper.

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