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WTIC Crude Oil & Canadian Loonie

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If WTIC Crude Oil breaks below it’s current (very tight) uptrend line, watch for the Canadian Loonie to tank.

As shown on the following 5-Year Daily chart comparing the two, they normally trade lock-step. Note the recent divergence of the Loonie starting in April and the fact that the RSI and MACD have fallen below the 50 level…which are hinting of further weakness ahead for Oil.


Salad Days

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Well, since we’re all just sitting around waiting for Yellen, I was thumbing through charts and saw something that’s just plain weird. It’s totally non-actionable; it’s simply interesting to me. Here’s the chart:


Steady, isn’t it? I think there are passbook savings accounts with more volatility.

Want to know the stock? Chipotle! Yes, that Chipotle. For months and months – – years, actually – – the stock just pretty much went up every day a little bit. I have looked at millions of charts (literally) over the years, and this is just freakish.

Of course, those days are long past, since CMG has lost 50% (yes, 50%) of its value, since their e-coli surprise was a turn-off for some diners. Anyway – meh – just thought I’d share.