Commodities Countdown

Commodities Trade Sideways 2018-08-05 Video

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Most of the commodities traded within their range of the last month. Wheat and corn were the exceptions. The $USD pushed to its highest weekly close but still trading in the range around 95. The energy markets all traded below their 50 day moving average to close out the week. Industrial metals had a mixed week but no real price direction of significance.


Here are the heating oil and gasoline charts.


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One area within commodities that had a good week was the Corn, Soybean, Wheat group. Trade tensions have created some moves.

One chart that is testing highs right now is the CRAK ETF, for the oil refiners. 

There is lots more in this weeks video!


Below is the Commodities Countdown video that walks through the commodities set up right now. 


Below is the recording of The Final Bar show I mentioned above. As Apple moved above the trillion dollar market cap, the $INDU chart closed down on the day. This led into a discussion about examining the underlying price action and how to quickly create index chartlists with just a few keystrokes. 


Below is the recording of The Canadian Technician Video. This video shows some great examples of how breadth breaks down before the markets weaken. 


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Good trading,
Greg Schnell, CMT, MFTA
Senior Technical Analyst, StockCharts.com
Author, Stock Charts for Dummies

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Greg Schnell
About the author: , CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com specializing in intermarket and commodities analysis. Based in Calgary, he is a board member of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA) and the chairman of the CSTA Calgary chapter. He is also the author of Stock Charts for Dummies (Wiley, 2018). Learn More
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