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US Technical Charts Potpourri
 April 08 2018 ( From TradingView, CNN Money )
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​The SP500 Index back into the uncertainty zone as the trade war official
​began last week. Expect tremoudous financial assets volatility. US Political
​Risk Index at a 15 year high.

​Some Weekly Technical Charts and Short Comments on US financial products:

​1) SPY ETF (SPDR S&P 500 ETF) Still Into a Weekly Downtrend Channel and
challenging again the Major Weekly Support Trendline​. 
(See first chart below - yellow)​​ 

2) VTI ETF (Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF) comprised of 3 638 US Stocks
(Total Market Index) Broke the Resistance of a Weekly Rising ​Wedge Technical ​
​Pattern 27 weeks ago.​ That become the Major Support Trendline tested again
​last week. ​
(See second chart below - Top Yellow Trendline). 

​​3) QQQ ETF (NASDAQ - 100 Index) Still Into a Weekly Megaphone Trading
Pattern. ​ 
(See third chart below - ​red trendlines)​​.  ​New High rejected 4 weeks ago
with a Weekly Shooting Star​. Into a Weekly Downtrend Channel.

4) Apple Shares (AAPL) Broke 11 weeks ago a Weekly Rising Wedge Technical ​
​Pattern Support Trendline. 
(See fourth chart below - Right - red Trendlines) 
​Weekly Shooting Star 4 weeks ago (ellipse). Into a Weekly Downtrend Channel.

​​​5) DXY Index (US Dollar Index) Strong Skirmish at the Major Support Trendline from a Weekly Falling Wedge, and got back above 7 weeks ago.  (See fifth chart below - Red Trendline)​ Still into a Weekly Downtrend Channel.

6) TLT ETF (iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF) Broke 12 weeks ago a Weekly Rising Wedge Support Trendline. (See sixth chart below - Red Trendlines)​​ Back above 2 weeks ago the Major Weekly Rising Wedge Support (blue-from Feb 2011). Bulls need to protect that trendline (now support). Into a Weekly Uptrend Channel.
7) VIX Index (​SP500 Volatility-CBOE) Broke 10 weeks ago a Weekly Falling Wedge Technical Pattern. Started the new Volatility Phase.  (See seventh chart below - Grey Trendlines). That trendline become weekly support.
8) Copper Futures (HG2-COMEX) Into a weekly Uptrend Channel and testing the Support so critical for Bulls. (See eight chart below-Channel) Broke the previous Rising Wedge Support (yellow) 3 weeks ago.

​​9) Light Crude Oil Futures (CL2-NYMEX) Still into a weekly Uptrend Channel but near the Support Trendline.
(See ninth chart below -YellowTrendlines).​ 

The weekly VIX chart confirmed 10 weeks ago that we are getting into a more volatile trading environment.
The buy the dip mentality is still strong and will become costly toinvestors.​ Technology stocks underperforming the SP500 lately. Buyback stocks still holding that market for now.


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Weekly Chart ( Candles )
TLT ETF (​ iShares Year Treasury Bond ETF  )
​Volume ( Bottom Blue Area )​

Weekly Chart
​SP500 Index ( SPY ETF - Top Panel - Candles )
​SPY ETF Volume ( Bottom Panel - Blue Area )​​

 ​Weekly Chart ( Candles )
​Copper Futures ( HG2 )
​Volume ( Bottom Blue Area )​​

 ​​Weekly Chart ( Candles )
​US Dollar Index ( DXY )

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Vanguard Total Stock Market​ ETF ( VTI ETF )

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​NASDAQ 100 Index ( QQQ ETF - Candles)

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​Apple Shares ( AAPL )
​Volume ( Bottom Panel - Blue Area )​​

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CBOE SP500 Index Volatility (​ VIX  )

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​Oil Futures ( CL2 )
​Volume ( Bottom Blue Area )​​