The Canadian Technician

September 2011

The Canadian Technician

Bright stocks on an ugly quarter

by Greg Schnell

Wow, What a quarter for value decimation. Many technicians are overlaying the 2008 decline with the current decline and measuring our progress as we fall into oblivion. Even Cramerica was bearish this morning... Read More 

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Copper, Metals, Gold or Planes/trains/Autos

by Greg Schnell

Copper is unrepentent in leading the materials sector. I have put $Copper on this chart, and the TSX Metals and Mining index. While Canadian stock investors don't push the worlds markets around, it would appear that the copper price pushes all of the metals/mining materials... Read More 

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Comparing the TSX to America's Indexes

by Greg Schnell

Let's compare the Relative Strength of Canada's market to the American major Indexes. Why would we do this and what value might it serve? Did you know: 1) We have outperformed the Dow for 10 years. 2) We have underperformed the Nasdaq consistently for the last 3 years... Read More 

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Review of Precious Metals - Gold

by Greg Schnell

Well Gold had a classic move this week with a vicious reversal. Is the move in Gold done? We're not sure. What we are sure of is that the trend has been damaged, but not broken... Read More 

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Review of Precious Metals - Silver

by Greg Schnell

Wow what a week for Precious metals. Tremendous move through significant MA's. So is the mammoth trend over? Well, let's analyze Silver to see what we can learn. One of the best ways to analyze charts is historically... Read More 

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What about Dr. Copper? Check the Commodity Currencies

by Greg Schnell

Copper is called Dr. Copper because it is the most sensitive to the overall economic conditions. Copper has flashed a mess of signals this week. One week doesn't make a trend, and things always look bad on a big down week... Read More 

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Mark Carney - Bank of Canada's Governor

by Greg Schnell

Mark Carney Indicated a few days ago that the risk is skewed to the downside globally. Ben Bernanke reiterated that when he used the term significant risk to the downside. I have used 6 charts from around the world... Read More 

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Welcome to "The Canadian Technician"

by Greg Schnell

Welcome to the Canadian View of the markets. The goal of this blog is to add analysis of Canada within the world markets, the strong sectors and stocks within Canada, and general commentary on the market. I will discuss stocks above $5 on both exchanges... Read More