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WestJet (WJA) candlestick chart

Tentative breakout for WestJet at 33. Target price 35 to 36
Tentative breakout for WestJet at 33 with a target price of 35 to 36.

WestJet (WJA) 6-Month Daily Chart

Until WestJet holds for a couple of days above 33, I class the breakout as tentative. If it holds, we have a new support reference point. The reversal of roles from resistance to support is a important concept in technical analysis.

Reference my last chart analysis for WestJet published on October 23, 2014.

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A view from the weekly chart showing the major uptrend for WestJet
Weekly chart for WestJet showing the major uptrend.

WestJet 3-Year Weekly Chart

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“It is all about probabilities”

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Technical Analysis: Gold

A 2.25% pop for GOLD today but……….
Daily chart for gold showing the 2.25% pop today. Relative weakness in the U.S. dollar today and short covering are two possible reasons for the pop today. But the major trend is down and the intermediate trend is down.  Gold will meet heavy resistance at 1,200.


Gold Daily Chart

Daily chart for gold showing the 2.25% pop today. Relative weakness in the U.S. dollar today and short covering are two possible reasons for the pop. But the major trend is down and the intermediate trend is down. Gold will meet heavy resistance at 1,200.

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And the view from the weekly chart for gold
Weekly chart for gold showing the intermediate downtrend with support and resistance levels.

Gold 3-Year Weekly Chart

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Long uphill road ahead for the gold miners
Chart showing the pop in the gold miners.

GDX Weekly Chart

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Shorts covered today but will be back
DZZ PowerShares  double short for gold.

DZZ PowerShares DB Gold Double Short ETN Daily Chart

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“Keep it Simple!”

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WTI candlestick chart

Intermediate downtrend for WTI and a major break below 80
Chart for West Texas Intermediate showing the intermediate downtrend and the major break below support of 80.  There is  a tentative support level on the weekly chart at  77.50.

WTI Daily Chart

Chart for West Texas Intermediate showing the intermediate downtrend and the major break below support of 80. There is a tentative support level on the weekly chart around 77.50.

Reference the last chart analysis for WTI published on October 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014: Daily candlestick chart for WTI showing the support level around 80. There was heavy volume on Thursday as the shorts covered. But the spinning top candlestick on Friday indicates ambivalence. It is not the time to go long or short. We will have to monitor future price action. There is a high probability the bears will take another run at testing the support level.

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View from the weekly chart
Weekly chart for WTI

WTI 3-Year Weekly Chart

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“It is all about probabilities”

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WTI and Brent 3-year weekly line chart

Brent down 26% from June! WTI will test 80 and Brent 83?

Intermediate downtrend for WTI and Brent.

WTI and Brent 3-year Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for WTI and Brent published on Oct 8, 2014.

Reference my chart analysis published February 5, 2013 for historical numbers.

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U.S. Treasury 10 Year Note Yield Chart (2010-2014)

Intermediate downtrend with support at 2.40%
U.S. Treasury 10 Year Note Yield Chart showing the intermediate downtrend with support at 2.40%.

U.S. Treasury 10 Year Note Weekly Yield Chart

Geopolitical concerns are one reason for the intermediate downtrend in the treasury yield.

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Technical Analysis: Dow Jones Industrial Average

Near-term uptrend with major resistance at 16600

Near-term uptrend for Dow Jones Industrial Average with major resistance at 16600.

There are three trends: major trend, intermediate trend and near-term trend. The major trend is up, the intermediate trend is sideways and the near-term trend in up.

Note the divergence and downtrend for MACD.

Conclusion: the Dow Jones Industrial Index will meet heavy resistance at 16600. Always trade in the direction of the major trend but in this case a little caution is warranted.

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“Keep it Simple”

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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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