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 dropped -1.13 points, or -1.42%, and closed at 78.28 on Friday, February 09, 2018. It was the worst weekly loss since October 27, 2017. Weekly volume was -11% below average. |
Long-term trend: [See FXC long-term trend chart]
A long-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 price is now at the 32.72% retracement level.
Medium-term trend: [See FXC medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on December 19, 2017 at 76.36 and reached 80.48 on January 31, 2018. FXC gained -4.12 points, or -5.40%, in 6 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Wedge chart pattern. The uptrend support line (80.98) is broken. Usually a broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal, but since daily indicators are oversold a short-term pull back is possible. FXC may retest the broken support line. It is considered to be a resistance line now. 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. During the last week, weekly Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved below overbought area. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since January 12, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term uptrend is getting weak. 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 78.10 on February 9, 2018. FXC lost 2.38 points, or 2.96%, in 9 days. The price is now at the 7.56% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See FXC daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are strongly oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily strongly oversold Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. Use the following link to access Williams' Percentage Range help.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since February 1, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current short-term downtrend is strong.
During the last week, the price has declined below the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. 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 price has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. While the medium-term trend is up and daily technical indicators are oversold, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a support level. 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.