The Canadian Technician

February 2015

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Winding My Apple (AAPL) Watch - Part 1

by Greg Schnell

With the big event coming up on March 9th, Apple (AAPL) will move into a totally new area, wearables. With $150 Billion in horsepower, Apple will release the world's biggest initial product launch ever. Since announcing the first Apple device to mount on your skin, the online world has been a social media marketing dream for Apple. Chart 1 Authors, writers, magazines and news channels have been giving the Apple Watch massive coverage while all the competitors are trying to get some awareness of their product.  Read More 

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Natural Gas ($NATGAS) Had A Very Big Week And The Stocks Look Tasty

by Greg Schnell

I have been writing about energy stocks declining for so long, maybe this is just a shot at trying to be optimistic. While preparing for the webinar last week and this week, Natural Gas jumped out at me because of the similar low to 2009. The base in Natural Gas is potentially setting up for a primary trend right shoulder. I also noticed the huge percentage gain in $NATGAS this week after Friday's close. Then to top it off, I have invited JC Parets to present to the Calgary Chapter of the CSTA in March. I was on his website on Saturday and noticed he had an article about Read More 

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The Canadian Banks Arrive At The Water Valley Decision

by Greg Schnell

Is this a new Canadian Bull Market? I took a field trip to Water Valley and had lunch in the only restaurant in town, the Water Valley Saloon. Yes, when you're west of Highway 22, you can literally step out of anything modern and arrive at the 1920's.  I found it so interesting that they had bull moose horns on the same wall as a black bear skin. Much like the market, pick your view! Water Valley is a special location because of the stunning beauty of the rolling foothills in front of the Rocky Mountains, It has also been a hub for old oilfield reservoirs Read More 

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We Didn't See That Coming - $USD & $TYX Start The Sequel

by Greg Schnell

Currently, the $USD high is January 26th, 2015 which is 2 days after the ECB started QE. Would the ECB announcement matter? Chart 1 shows the current situation. Chart 1 Back in 2012, the $USD fell for about 35 trading days after Mario Draghi's "Whatever It Takes" announcement. Chart 2 demonstrates that. So the recent price action on the $USD and the breaking of the trend line on February 12, 2015 could be concurrent with money movement towards the eurozone. Chart 2 I think this is pretty compelling that we need to Read More 

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A Series On Market Manias Through The Charts From 2000 to 2015. Part 6 - 2014

by Greg Schnell

This is the sixth article in a series of modern day manias.  This article will be an in-depth plunge into the Oil and Gas Industry. Part 1 can be found here. The Year 2000.  Part 2 can be found here. The Year 2007. Part 3 can be found here. The Year 2011. Part 4 can be found here. The Year 2011 Commodity Charts. Part 5 can be found here. The Years 2013 - 2014. Where to begin on one of the biggest booms since Turner Valley? Where is Turner Valley? It was a small town in the Read More 

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A Series On Market Manias Through The Charts From 2000 To 2015. Part 5 - 2013 And 2014

by Greg Schnell

In a series of market manias, no one can ignore the rate that Bitcoin became a real deal, only to go quiet on it a few months later. This is the fifth article in a series of modern day manias.   Part 1 can be found here. The Year 2000.  Part 2 can be found here. The Year 2007. Part 3 can be found here. The Year 2011. Part 4 can be found here. The Year 2011 Commodity Charts. So when we talk about a mania, typically it can be represented by a chart with an increasing rate of Read More