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Canadian Technical Charts Potpourri
 October 8 2017 (From TradingView)
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​​Canadian Stocks (XIU ETF) trading higher mainly on Banks stocks..​
Softer Canadian Economic data lately relative to the US will  ​push the
​Bank of Canada to act cautiously going forward.
​  ​
​​​​​​Some Technical Charts and Short Comments on Canadian financial products:
​1) XIU ETF (iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF) Broke 17 weeks ago the Previous
​Major Weekly ​Double Top Breakout Trendline at 22.78 and back above it
​last week. ​Broke the Weekly ​Downtrend
Channel Resistance 3 weeks ago. 
(See first chart below-Channel)​​. Tested the Resistance of an old Channel so critical
for Bulls to break.​

2​) XFN ETF (iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETF) Broke a Weekly
Rising Wedge 11 weeks ago (Blue) and back testing it. Broke 3 weeks ago the
​Weekly Resistance ​Trendline (red) 
(See second chart below)​
​3) ​XBM ETF (iShares S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index ETF) Broke Violently
​a  Weekly Uptrend Channel 5 weeks ago. ​​
(See third chart below - Channel)​​
Testing a Major Weekly Wedge Resistance (red) from July 2014

​4) XEG ETF (iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF) broke 4 weeks ago
​Weekly Downtrend Channel​.
(See 4rth chart below - Channel)  Bears need to keep it
​below the previous Weekly Breakdown Trendline (yellow).​ Weekly Shooting Star 2 weeks ago.

​​​5) Canadian Dollar/ US$ (USDCAD) Broke violently a Weekly Megaphone Support Technical Pattern 15 weeks ago. (See fifth chart below - Blue Trendlines)​  Still Into a  Weekly Uptrend Channel.

6) XBB ETF (iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF)  Broke 17 weeks ago a steep Weekly Rising Wedge Support Trendline. ​​(See sixth chart below - Yellow Trendlines)  Broke 5 weeks ago the Major Weekly Support Trendline that started back in October 2008! (Grey). Weekly Hammer at the Low 2 weeks ago..

7) Canadian VIX Index (​SPTSX60 Volatility) compare to the US SP100 Index VXO is above the resistance zone. ​ (See seventh chart below - Grey Trendline). Canadian stocks are still more Volatile than US stocks.

8) Natural Gas Futures (NG2-NYMEX) still below the Previous Weekly Breakdown Trendline from March 2016, critical for Bulls to break. ​(See eight chart below - Blue trendline).  Still Into a tiny Weekly Uptrend Channel.​

​​​9) Light Crude Oil Futures (CL2-NYMEX) Still into a Weekly Uptrend Channel that started since June 2017.  ​ (See ninth chart below - Channel)​.

​​The XIU ETF finally started to out perform the SP500 Index (SPY ETF) as the Bank of Canada softer tone 2 weeks ago bring the XIU back above the critical level of 22.78.


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Weekly Chart ( Candles )
XBB ETF (​ iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF  )
​Volume ( Bottom Blue Area )​

Weekly Chart
​SPTSX60 Index ( XIU ETF - Top Panel - Candles )
​XIU ETF Volume ( Bottom Panel - Blue Area )​​

 ​Weekly Chart ( Candles )
​Natural Gas Futures ( NG2 )
​Volume ( Bottom Blue Area )​​

 ​​Weekly Chart ( Candles )
​Canadian Dollar/USD pair ( USDCAD )

Weekly Chart
​SPTSX Financials Index ( XFN ETF - Top Panel - Candles )
Weekly Chart
​SPTSX Base Metal ( XBM ETF - Top Panel - Candles )
​XBM ETF Volume ( Bottom Panel - Blue Area )​​

Weekly Chart
​SPTSX Energy ( XEG ETF - Top Panel - Candles )
​XEG ETF Volume ( Bottom Panel - Blue Area )​​

RATIO - Weekly Chart ( Candles )
TMX SPTSX60 Index Volatility (​ VIXC  ) vs
​CBOE SP100 Index Volatility (​ VXO )

 ​Weekly Chart ( Candles )
​Oil Futures ( CL2 )
​Volume ( Bottom Blue Area )​​