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Monday, February 08, 2016

Banks and Oil Don't Mix

As WTIC Crude Oil goes, so goes Deutsche Bank, as shown on the 5-Year Daily comparison chart below.


Right after the opening bell this morning, DB made a new 5-year low of 15.95, as shown on the Daily chart below. There's no confirmation of a reversal in sight, technically, yet for DB, although the RSI may be hinting at a bit of a slowdown in the plunge.


Meanwhile, Oil is trading at 30.06...1983 prices, as shown on the Monthly chart below.


Both DB and Oil have been especially weak since mid-2014 (DB began falling at the beginning of that year, so whether it was forecasting weakness in Oil is a matter for consideration)...two to watch to see if either gains any support in the near future, or continue their falling-knife action.

*P.S. You can read more regarding the woes facing Deutsche Bank here and here.