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TSX Chart Analysis

TSX Index will test major resistance around 14,300
Major resistance for the TSX is around 14,300

TSX Index 4-Year Weekly Chart

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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“Keep it Simple”

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Technical Analysis of S&P 500 Index

Here are the points to monitor for the S&P 500 Index
Trend line is still holding for the S&P 500 index.  Reference the support levels to monitor.

S&P 500 Index Daily Chart

Reference the last sector analysis for the S&P 500 Index.

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“It is not when you buy that counts, it is when you sell”

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TSX Index chart analysis

Intermediate uptrend for the TSX Index
Weekly chart for the TSX Index showing the intermediate uptrend for the Canadian market. Resistance is 14,000 and the next level is the 2011 high around the 14,300 level.

TSX Weekly Chart courtesy of BigCharts.com

Weekly chart for the TSX Index showing the intermediate uptrend for the Canadian market. Resistance is 14,000 and the next level is the 2011 high around the 14,300 level.

Reference my chart analysis from April, 2011 as the TSX Index met resistance at the 14,300 level.

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“It is not when you buy that counts, it is when you sell”

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Alcoa (AA) logarithmic chart

Intermediate uptrend for Alcoa with resistance at $11.00
Weekly chart for Alcoa showing the intermediate uptrend with resistance at $11.00.  The chart shows OBV, RSI and volume.

Alcoa 4-Year Weekly Logarithmic Chart courtesy of BigCharts.com

With a 41% gain from the July low and concerns over the top line growth, you would expect profit taking at the $11.00 resistance level.

Reference some excerpts from the fourth quarter release:

Fourth quarter 2013 revenue was $5.6 billion, compared with $5.8 billion sequentially, and $5.9 billion in fourth quarter 2012, as realized aluminum prices declined 1 percent sequentially, and 7 percent year-over-year.

Revenue in 2013 was $23.0 billion, compared to $23.7 billion in 2012 as realized aluminum prices declined 4 percent year-over-year.

In 2014, Alcoa projects global growth in the aerospace (7 percent to 8 percent), automotive (1 percent to 4 percent), packaging (2 percent to 3 percent), and building and construction (4 percent to 6 percent) markets. After a strong 2013, Alcoa projects a steady commercial transportation market (-1 percent to 3 percent), and a decline in the industrial gas turbine market (-8 percent to -12 percent) on lower orders for new gas turbines and spare parts.

Alcoa sees global aluminum demand growth of 7 percent in 2014, after 7 percent growth in 2013.

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“It is not when you buy that counts, it is when you sell”

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Precision Drilling candlestick chart

Back to the support level on the weekly chart
Precision Drilling chart showing the return to the support level.

Precision Drilling 2-Year Weekly chart

On July 28, 2013, I published a chart showing the breakout above the resistance level. This updated weekly chart shows Precision Drilling back to the breakout point which is now the support level. The reversal of roles is an important concept in technical analysis.

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TSX Index chart showing resistance at 12,900

TSX Index has moved into the old lateral trading range
TSX Index chart analysis showing the near-term uptrend and resistance at 12,900 with support at 12,600.

TSX Index Candlestick Chart

TSX Index chart analysis showing the near-term uptrend and resistance at 12,900 with support at 12,600. The most important points from this chart are the old lateral trading range and the major resistance level of 12,900. Can the TSX break 12,900 before the S&P 500 corrects? There was a feeble attempt on May 22 represented by the shooting star candlestick and a bounce off support the next day. Overall, the TSX index has a weak technical profile.

Reference the last chart analysis for the TSX Index.

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Natural Gas candlestick chart analysis

Intermediate uptrend for natural gas approaching major resistance
Intermediate uptrend for natural gas approaching major resistance.

Natural Gas Weekly Chart

Peyto Exploration & Development is a good proxy for the movement in the price of natural gas. View the chart for this junior oil company which is positively correlated with the price of natural gas. A big natural gas player, Encana, barely moved in response to the upward movement in natural gas. View the chart for Encana: not a pretty picture.

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