Apr 212015
 
Weekly chart for S&P 500 Index showing the major uptrend
Major uptrend still in effect for S&P 500 Index.

S&P 500 3-Year Weekly Chart

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Daily chart for S&P 500 Index
Daily chart for S&P 500 Index

S&P 500 Index Daily Candlestick Chart

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“Stay with the trend until it ends.”

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Dec 152014
 
Will the Canadian Dollar test $0.8400 by year-end? Maybe!
Weekly chart for the Canadian Dollar showing the major downtrend

Canadian Dollar 3-Year Weekly Chart

Major trend, intermediate trend and near-term trend are all down.

Reference my analysis from March 21, 2014 and the follow excerpt:

On the long-term chart (not shown) there are support levels at $0.8600 and $0.8400. Yes, there is a high probability we could see the Canadian dollar test the $0.8400 level before the end of the year.

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“It is all about probabilities”

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Dec 152014
 
High probability S&P 500 will test major support of 1950
S&P 500 will test major support at the 200-Day moving average.

S&P 500 3-Year Weekly Chart

Major points from the above candlestick chart for the S&P 500 Index:

  • Major trend is up
  • Intermediate trend is up
  • Near-term trend is down
  • Tentative break below the 50 moving average
  • Tentative break below the support level of 2000
  • Major support is around 1950 which is the 200-day moving average
  • Next support zone is the October low

Bloomberg: Wildest Day in 2 Months for S&P 500 as Stock Swings Echo October

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“It is all about probabilities”

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Nov 242014
 
Intel chart showing the major uptrend and breakout at 35
Intermediate uptrend for Intel with a breakout at 35.00.

Intel 8-Year Monthly Chart

Intermediate uptrend for Intel with a breakout at 35.00.

Reference two previous charts when I was bullish on Intel:

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“Keep it Simple!”

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Nov 202014
 
Can the TSX Index hold above major resistance of 15000?
TSX Index daily chart showing the tentative break above major resistance of 15000.

TSX Index 6-Month Daily Chart Courtesy of StockCharts.com

Reference the candlestick chart published on October 16 showing the hammer on the weekly chart and the bullish engulfing pattern on the daily chart which indicated the bottom for the TSX Index.

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View from the weekly chart for the TSX Index
TSX Index weekly chart showing the breakout above 15000.

TSX Index 3-Year Weekly Chart

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“Keep it Simple!”

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Nov 142014
 
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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Jan 302014
 
A picture-perfect chart for CN
A 5-year chart for CN showing the major uptrend as approximated by the 200 day moving average.

CN 5-Year Logarithmic Chart

When did you board the train for this ride? In most cases, the simple rules make the most profit and are the easiest to trade. Buy when the stock crosses above the 200-day moving average. Or buy when the 50-day moving average crosses above the 200-day. Sell when the stock crosses below the 200-day or the 50-day crosses below below the 200-day. Add a filter so you don’t get whipsawed. You have your trading rules. It can be even programmed as a simple algorithm and let your computer make the trades. It doesn’t get any simpler than that!

CN released the Quarterly Results today.

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“Keep it simpe.”

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May 032013
 
Correction imminent for the S&P 500 Index?
S&P 500 Index Candlestick chart showing the 19.5% gain from the November low.

S&P 500 Index Candlestick Chart

The major, intermediate and near-term trends are all up. And you always trade in the direction of the trend. And the S&P 500 just broke resistance at 1,600.

But, after a +20% gain in an index or stock, I give increased probability to any reversal patterns. We are at that point now with the S&P 500 Index. And seasonal factors align with the probability of a correction. You judge the patterns and trade accordingly.

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

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