Here are some brief comments on where various instruments are trading just before noon on Wednesday:
Oil breaks below Weekly channel & 40% Fib retrace again...next major price supports @ 87, 80 & 75: http://screencast.com/t/AgUBssPUWq
Gold sitting just above bottom of Weekly channel. Next major price support @ 1680: http://screencast.com/t/ujT1xVlNhzm
Copper Weekly - price fails at 50% channel level (3.80)...major price support at 3.40: http://screencast.com/t/KbAhUsVho
Silver Weekly fails at 40% Fib Retrace, but just above 60% Fib Fanline...next major price support at 30ish: http://screencast.com/t/AteOgErBSfk9
U.S. $ Weekly - price bounces at 40% Fib Retrace and sits at major resistance cross-roads at 80: http://screencast.com/t/WPR6Q0Xj
30-Year Bonds Weekly - price back above trendline/Fib Fanline resistance: http://screencast.com/t/dDxmpgzT
DBC & AUD/USD heading back to 50 MA & mid-BB on Weekly: http://screencast.com/t/bkwkMSk6xE
Consumer Staples & Utilities in positive territory in Major Sectors as Retail attempts to gain on the day in Industry Groups: http://screencast.com/t/HlmvJ7KDa3I ...AND http://screencast.com/t/oDUzSeqfHg9
Spanish ETF down 3%: http://screencast.com/t/vcHKvKpc8v
SPX:VIX Daily volatility ratio chart - price breaks below and bounces above bottom of channel once again...Momentum indicator holding just above zero: http://screencast.com/t/z1VLPVqBqByg
RUT:RVX Daily volatility ratio chart - price retests bottom of channel and bounces once again...Momentum indicator holding just above zero: http://screencast.com/t/TNb5uwBT
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