CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust
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|It was the negative week for the CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust (FXC). During the week, the FXC gave back -0.50 points, or -0.65%, and closed at 76.58 on Friday, May 18, 2018. Weekly volume was -41% below average. |
Long-term trend: [See FXC long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on January 20, 2016 at 67.71 and reached 81.48 on September 8, 2017. FXC gained -13.77 points, or -20.34%, in 85 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 74.92 and resistance is at 82.61. A Rising Wage is a triangle formation with a noticeable slant to the upside. It represents the loss of an upside momentum on each successive high and has a bearish bias. The Rising wedge usually marks a reversal in an uptrend. In a downtrend a rising wedge is considered to be a continuation pattern. Use the following link to access a Rising Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Rising Wedge pattern in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See FXC medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on May 4, 2017 at 71.70 and reached 81.48 on September 8, 2017. FXC gained -9.78 points, or -13.64%, in 18 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Pennant chart pattern. The uptrend support line (79.38) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend support in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See FXC weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 16, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See FXC short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on January 31, 2018 at 80.48 and reached 75.31 on March 19, 2018. FXC lost 5.17 points, or 6.42%, in 47 days. The chart has formed a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern. The trend support level is at 76.13 and resistance is at 77.97. A Symmetric Triangle pattern represents the area of indecision, where the movement direction is questioned. Chart pattern analysis usually considers a symmetric triangle chart pattern as a continuation formation which resolves in the direction of larger trend, but it also may mark the trend reversal. Use the following link to access a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Symmetric Triangle pattern in a short-term trend.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See FXC daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since May 10, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger.
A Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal) indicator (76.37) comes close to the price (76.58). It indicates that the trend is getting weaker. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.
The price touches the lower Bollinger Band. The distance between the Bollinger Bands (1.31%) is close to one year low (1.75%). It is 63.17% lower than one year average. It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price, and it is considered a buy signal for the option traders. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.
During the last week, the 20 Day Moving Average has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.