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The Loonie And The SPX

|Includes:DIA, QQQ, SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (SPY)

In this weekend's article I alluded to the correlation between the Canadian dollar and stocks, and the worrisome breakdown in the former. The loonie has done a pretty good job tracking the SPX, and vice versa. Recently we have seen a significant divergence. Here they are plotted together on a chart:

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Time will tell if this divergence turns out to portend weakness for the stock market. I will be keeping an eye on it.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Stocks: SPY, DIA, QQQ