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Retest for iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB)

I published this daily candlestick chart for IBB to highlight a couple of principles in technical analysis. First, the reversal of roles is an important concept in technical analysis. The $270 resistance point is now support. Second, a retest of the breakout point is common before the stock resumes the near-term uptrend. But, these are guidelines. Everything in technical analysis is about probabilities. A break below support of $270 would change the whole technical picture.

IBB Daily Candlestick Chart  showing the retest at the $270 support zone.

IBB Daily Candlestick Chart

Reference my chart for the breakout of IBB.

“Technical Analysis is about probabilities.”

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West Texas Intermediate will test major support at $35

The spigots are wide open. The major trend is down, the intermediate trend is down and the near-term trend just turned down. WTI will test major support at $35. The near-term downtrend in the U.S. dollar should be a plus for WTI but right now traders are concentrating on supply news out of the Middle East.

WTI 3-Year Weekly chart

WTI 3-Year Weekly chart

Reference my post from March, 29, 2016 showing the major downtrend defined by the 200-day moving average.

Reference my post from March 15, 2016 for the support levels below 40.

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“Technical Analysis is about probabilities.”

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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Barrick Gold 3-year weekly chart

The candlestick chart for Barrick Gold shows support at $17 which is near the 50-day moving average. A break below $17 would have some tentative support at $16. After that, it would be an elevator ride down to $12 near the 200-day moving average. I just published a chart for gold showing the $1200 support zone. A break for gold below $1200 would presage a break below $17 for Barrick Gold.

Barrick Gold 3-Year Chart showing major support.

Barrick Gold 3-Year Chart

Reference the latest chart for gold showing the 1200 support zone.

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“Technical Analysis is about probabilities.”

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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Dream Office REIT 3-year weekly chart

A positive breakout from the lateral trading band would indicate an intermediate target price of $23.00. Dream Office REIT has a sustainable yield of $1.50 per share which is 7.26% at the current trading price.

A break above resistance of $21 indciates an intermediate target of $23

Dream Office REIT 3-Year Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for Dream Office REIT showing the positive reaction to the dividend cut.

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“Technical Analysis is about probabilities.”

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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Copper 6-month daily chart

The break below the lateral trading band for copper indicates a major test at the (2.14 – 2.15) support zone. This is one of the many charts I have published on copper. Reference the post on March 20, 2016. The price of copper underpins the recent rally in mining stocks. Copper is also a proxy for the overall view on the the direction of the world economy: particularly the view on China. Copper has an inverse relationship with the U.S. dollar but in the end it is the perceived  supply and demand balance that determines the price for copper.

Copper 6-month daily chart showing the break below the lateral trading band.

Copper 6-Month Daily Chart

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“Technical Analysis is about probabilities.”

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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West Texas Intermediate 2-year chart

40-Week (200-Day) moving average defines the major downtrend and major resistance

West Texas Intermediate 2-Year Weekly chart

West Texas Intermediate 2-Year Weekly chart

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“Technical Analysis is about probabilities.”

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Near-term uptrend for copper meeting resistance at 2.30

Daily chart for copper showing the doji on Friday and the lateral trading zone

Copper Daily Chart

Copper Daily Chart

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Weekly chart for copper showing the 2.30 resistance zone near the 40-week sma

Copper 3-Year Weekly Chart

Copper 3-Year Weekly Chart

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“Technical Analysis is about probabilities.”

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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