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Join Me In My Time Machine

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For no particular reason, I braced myself and watched a few minutes of the Star Wars Holiday Specialwhich will pretty much wreck any illusions you have that we live in a just and sane universe. A related video caught my eye, though, and it was the 19 minutes of commercials that were aired during the aforementioned special:

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Copper Breaks Through Major Support

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The following Weekly chart of Copper shows that price has broken below a major support level of 2.5517 (confluence of Fibonacci Retracement, Fibonacci Fanlines, and downtrending channel) and is hovering above price support level of 2.385.

Failure to reclaim and hold above what is now major resistance at 2.5517 and a drop and hold below 2.385 could see Copper plunging to 2008 lows of 1.255.

USD and Euro Approach Key Date

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A fellow Sloper was kind enough to send me this post for you all……

The US $ is close to a reversal and days around Jan 22, 2015 are going to be key.  Long-Term the Euro is flawed but over the near term might be time to get bullish on the Euro and bearish on the US $

Fundamentals

The Fundamentals for a strong US Dollar and a weak Euro are many:

  • US economy is perceived to be strengthening, Europe weakening
  • FED raising rates, ECB lowering rates and easing.
  • Possible breakup of EuroZone
  • ECB wants lower Euro

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