There is a lot of talk lately about the Canadian dollar and commodities that seem to be ignoring its return to weakness. Being a ‘commodity currency’ the CAD is being talked about as a leading indicator on commodities, which I as well believe need to take a breather (disclosure: I own Agri fund DBA, per NFTRH highlight last weekend, as my only commodity holding) and against my XLE holding I shorted crude oil yesterday.
Anyway, I don’t see the ‘leading indicator’ aspect of this. CDW and DBC (commodity fund) bottomed together in January.
What’s more, using a weekly chart we see that they had dropped together pretty reliably as well.
The test of the support going on in CDW right now is probably pretty important to the commodity case, however.Subscribe to NFTRH Premium for an in-depth weekly market report, interim updates and NFTRH+ chart and trade ideas; or the free eLetter for an introduction to our work. You can also keep up to date with plenty of actionable public content at NFTRH.com. Or follow via Twitter @BiiwiiNFTRH, StockTwits or RSS. Also check out the quality market writers at Biiwii.com.