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TSX Index candlestick chart

Gravestone Doji and 13,500 resistance on the TSX daily chart
TSX Index daily candlestick chart highlighting the gravestone doji and the resistance level of 13,500.

TSX Index Daily Candlestick chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

I am not surprised to see the gravestone doji on the today’s TSX candlestick daily chart. The doji is a significant reversal indicator. It indicates that the near-term trend that started on Monday has ended at the major resistance level of 13,500. Like I said, this is no surprise.

Reference previous posts for the TSX Index showing the 13,500 resistance level.

Natural Gas Monthly Price – US Dollars per Million Metric British Thermal Unit Nov,1993-Nov,2013

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Technical Analysis: TSX Index Daily Chart

High probability TSX Index will test support of 12,900
Tall shaven head and bottom candlestick does not bode well for the TSX Index.  High probability the index will test major support of 12,900.

TSX Index 7 Month Daily Candlestick Chart courtesy of StockCharts.com

Technical analysis is all about evaluating probabilities. There are no sure things when you evaluate a chart: just guideposts. In the near-term, the above chart indicates a high probability that the TSX Index will test support of 12,900. And there is a low probability that the index will break resistance of 13,500.

Here are the negative points from the above chart:

  1. Tall shaven head and bottom candlestick on the chart today
  2. The 10-Day SMA crossed below the 20-Day SMA
  3. The volume was average today but volume does not have to confirm a downtrend
  4. RSI is confirming the downtrend
  5. Notice the divergence when RSI did not confirm the November high

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index showing the performance by sectors.

Reference the last chart analysis for copper which has a major impact on the materials sector.

Reference the breakout for the TSX above resistance on October 18, 2013. This is now the support zone on the above chart. The reversal of roles is an important concept in technical analysis.

Reference the importance of the 12,900 support zone which was a a area of consolidation back to early 2012.

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TSX Sector Indexes YTD Performance

TSX Index up 7.74% YTD
TSX Index sector performance showing the outpeformance by financials and the underperfromance by materials

TSX Index YTD Sector Performance courtesy of StockCharts.com

Energy, Financial and Materials represent 75% of the TSX Index. The Materials sector which represents 16% of the TSX index is down 31.89% YTD. This sector is heavily weighted to gold producers and there is not a ray of light on the horizon for gold or base metals. Reference my chart analysis for copper.

In summary, with the huge underperformance by materials there is a low parbability that the TSX can break major resistance of 13,500.

Reference the sector performance for the S&P 500 Index which is a stark contrast to the TSX sector performance.

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Breakout for the TSX Index

Bullish white candlestick but the volume is low on the breakout
Breakout for the TSX index above resistance of 12,900.

TSX Index 3 Year Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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TSX Index candlestick chart analysis

TSX Index has another shot at breaking resistance of 12,900
TSX Index chart analysis showing a bullish white candlestick today and another chance to break resistance of 12,900.

TSX Index 6 Month Daily Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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Technical Analysis:TSX Index Daily chart

A failure to break resistance of 12,900
TSX Index chart showing the failure to breakout above resistance of 12,900.

TSX Index 6 Month Daily Chart

On Wednesday, the TSX Index reached a 52 week high and a tentative breakout above resistance of 12,900.

On Thursdays, the doji candlestick showed the indecision of traders.

On Friday, traders made their decision. The shaven bottom candlestick shows the sell-off on above average volume. This does not bode well for trading on Monday.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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TSX candlestick chart analysis

Struggling to break the resistance zone of 12,900
TSX candlestick chart showing the index struggling to break the resistance zone of 12,900.

TSX Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index: same old consolidation zone.

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