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Putting the near-term uptrend for natural gas in perspective

Major downtrend and intermediate downtrend for natural gas. Near-term uptrend will meet heavy resistance at the 40-week moving average. A break above this average would indicate a test at $2.50. Natural gas has a long way to go before it is out of the woods.

Major downtrend and intermediate downtrend for natural gas. Natural gas will meet heavy resistance at the 40-week moving average. A break above this average would indicate a test at $2.25. Natural gas has a long way to go before it is out of the woods.

http://www.eia.gov/naturalgas/

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TSX Index will test resistance of 14,000

TSX Index trading above the 200-day simple moving average
TSX Index will tet resistance at 14,000

TSX Index 3-Year Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the tsx index.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average weekly chart

Dow Jones Industrial Average three-year weekly chart showing the intermediate uptrend. Resistance is at the November, 2015 high around 18,000. A break above 18,000 would indicate a test of the 2015 all-time high of 18,351. MACD, RSI and OBV are confirming the intermediate and near-term uptrend.

Dow Jones Industrial Average three year weekly chart showing the intermediate uptrend. Resistance is at the November, 2015 high around 18,000. A break above 18,000 would indicate a test of the 2015 all-time high of 18,351.

Dow Jones Industrial Average 3-Year Weekly Chart

Reference my last chart analysis for DJIA.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dow_Jones_Industrial_Average

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TSX Index chart analysis

TSX Index near-term uptrend meeting resistance at 13,500 near the 200-day simple moving average

TSX Index near-term uptrend meeting resistance at 13,500 near the 200-day simple moving average.

TSX Index 3-Year Weekly Candlestick Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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Russell 2000 closes above the resistance zone of 1040-1050

This 6-month daily chart shows the close above the resistance level of 1040. The near-term trend is up but the major and intermediate trends are both down
Russell 2000 6-Month Daily Chart showing the breakout above resistance.

Russell 2000 6-Month Daily Chart

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The following 3-year weekly chart for the Russell 2000 shows the same breakout above 1040. But, the important point on the chart is the close above major resistance of 1050
Russell 2000 3-Year Weekly Chart showing the breakout above resistance.

Russell 2000 3-Year Weekly Chart

Reference my post for the Russell 2000 published on January 12, 2016 identifying the fact that the index was in bear market territory.

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S&P 500 moves above the 50-day sma and 1950 resistance

Tall shaven head and shaven bottom candlestick is a graphical representation of the powerful 2.39% upswing today. Need to look for follow through on Wednesday
S&P 500 Daily Candlestick Chart showing the move above the 50 day simple moving average.

S&P 500 Daily Candlestick Chart

Some points from the above daily chart of the S&P 500:

  • A strong move back above the 50-day sma.
  • Closed above resistance of 1950.
  • I posted a chart for the break below the 50-day on Monday.
  • What a difference a day makes!
  • The shaven head and shaven bottom candlestick is a graphical representation of the move.
  • Shaven head represents a close at the high of the day.
  • Shaven bottom represents the open as the low of the day.
  • In other words, no dithering.
  • The market opened at the low and closed at the high
  • Bodes well for a follow through on Wednesday.
  • The volume is the fuel that drives the market. Must have volume in an uptrend. Volume was ok today.
  • If the break holds, the next resistance point is 2000.
  • A break above 2000 indicates a test of the 200-day sma.
  • And, …………

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Risk on sectors dominated the action today

S&P 500 Sectors

S&P 500 Sectors

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S&P 500 closed today below 1950 and 50-day sma

S&P 500 5-Month Daily Chart showing the close below the 50-day sma

S&P 500 5-Month Daily Chart

Reference the Feb 17, 2016 post: Dead cat bounce? S&P 500 will test resistance at 1950

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