Tag Archives: RSI

Great-West Life (GWO:TSX) candlestick chart analysis

Another breakout for Great-West Life on the daily chart
Another breakout for  Great-West Life on the daily candlestick chart.  RSI is confirming the uptrend.

Great-West Life Candlestick Chart

The Lifecos are having a good run as the bond yields increase and the US indexes advance. Combine this with an above average dividend yield and the rally may continue. Great-West Life, Power Financial, Manulife and Sun Life are all moving to the upside.

Reference the Great-West Life website to review the fundamental data for the company.

Reference my last chart analysis for the TSX Index which is currently struggling in a consolidation range due to the energy and materials components.

“If rates drop 100 bps, Great-West would see its core earnings drop an estimated 9%, compared with 33% for Manulife and 45% for Sun Life. As a result, Mr. Aiken prefers Great-West Life based on its smaller exposure to interest rates.”

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PetroBakken Energy (PBN:TSX) chart analysis

Breakout for PetroBakken Energy on the daily chart
PetroBakken Energy candlestick chart analysis showing the morning star candlestick pattern.  Two bullish white candlesticks confirmed a breakout at $17.00.  Volume, On Balance Volume and the Relative Strength Indicator are confirming the uptrend.

PetroBakken Energy (PBN:TSX) Candlestick Chart

PetroBakken Energy (PBN:TSX) candlestick chart analysis showing the morning doji star candlestick pattern. And a bullish white candlesticks gaps away from the previous white candlestick with a confirmed breakout at $17.00. Volume, On Balance Volume (OBV) and the Relative Strength Indicator (RSI) are confirming the uptrend.

The morning doji star is a major reversal pattern which called an end to the near-term downtrend that started on February 23. It is comprised of three candlesticks. The first candlestick is the dark tall bearish candlestick that appeared on March 5. The bears were in control at this stage but the volume was relatively light. Then on March 6, a gap appears with a doji (narrow or the same opening and closing) which is the second part of the pattern. Then on March 7, there is another gap and a tall white candlestick associated with above average volume. The reversal pattern is now completed. This particular morning star formation is rare and would be properly called an abandoned baby. It has two gaps where there is no overlap of the shadows.

You must always be cognizant of the fundamental news for a company and the reaction on the chart. View the following release for the details: PetroBakken Energy Ltd. is pleased to announce our fourth quarter and year-end 2011 financial and operating results.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

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TSX Index candlestick chart analysis

Confirmed breakout for the TSX Index above 12,500
Confirmed breakout for the TSX Index on the weekly chart.

TSX Index Chart Analysis

Reference last weeks chart analysis for the TSX Index which was also based on the weekly chart.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

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Technical Analysis: Suncor (SU:TSX)

Breakout for Suncor with two bullish white candlesticks
Suncor (SU:TSX) technical analysis based on the daily candlestick chart with a breakout at $35.00.  Two bullish white candlesticks are identified on above average volume.  RSI and OBV are confirming the intermediate uptrend.

Suncor Six Month Candlestick Chart

A key point in the above analysis is the reversal of roles from resistance to support. $35.00 was the identified resistance level on the last chart analysis. It is now support.

Reference the last chart analysis for Suncor which was also based on the daily chart.

Reference the website for Suncor to review the fundamental data for the company.

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Suncor (SU:TSX) daily candlestick chart analysis

Suncor trading in a narrow congestion area
Suncor (SU:TSX) daily candlestick chart analysis showing the congestion area with resistance at $35.00.  Confirming indicators are Volume, OBV and RSI.

Suncor (SU:TSX) Daily Chart

Key points to consider from the above daily candlestick chart:

  • Trading in a narrow congesting area also known as a trading range of $34-$35.
  • The near-term trend is sideways.
  • The intermediate trend is up.
  • The probability favors the continuation of the intermediate uptrend.
  • Volume, OBV and RSI are confirming indicators.
  • Look for increased volume and a breakout at $35 to add to long positions.
  • A confirmed break below $34 would be reason to liquidate long positions.
  • A time period to monitor for resolution of the congestion area is one to three months.

Reference my March 11, 2011 post for Suncor: Bearish engulfing pattern on the weekly chart

Reference my March 10, 2011 post for Suncor: Is the sun still shining on Suncor?

Reference the website for Suncor to review the fundamental data for the company.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

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TSX Index candlestick chart analysis

Spinning top candlestick represents indecision for the TSX Index
TSX Index candlestick chart analysis showing a spinning top candlestick on the weekly chart.  Support is 12,000 with resistance at 12,500.

TSX Index Chart Analysis

The intermediate trend is still sideways and the near-term trend is up. The spinning top candlestick represents indecision and that about sums up the mood for the TSX Index as it enters the third week of trading for 2012.

Reference last weeks chart analysis for the TSX Index which was also based on the weekly chart.

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This gloomy forecast should get you thinking:

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BCE (BCE:TSX) chart analysis

Chart for BCE tells the story: Trade in the direction of the trend
BCE candlestick chart analysis showing a major uptrend, a intermediate uptrend and an near-term uptrend.  On balance volume is confirming the uptrend along with volume and RSI.

BCE (BCE:TSX) Weekly chart

The #1 rule of technical analysis is to always trade in the direction of the trend. And the chart for BCE is a good example why this is a profitable strategy: Just jump aboard the train and enjoy the ride.

Reference the last chart analysis for BCE posted on May 13, 2011.

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