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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) - Get iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF Report continues to track its 200-week simple moving average higher, which means this basket of U.S. Treasury bonds with maturities of between over 20 and over 30 years is a "flight to safety" alternative for investors during these turbulent times.

The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) - Get SPDR Gold Shares Report , which is backed by gold bullion, has been in a bottoming pattern since the week of July 24, but a bottom has yet to be confirmed.

The iShares GSCI Commodity-Index Trust Fund (GSG) - Get iShares S&P GSCI Commodity Indexed Trust Report , which is 70% to 75% weighed to energy and crude oil, had a weekly key reversal the week of Aug. 28, but a bottom has yet to be confirmed.

The Deutsche Bank USD Index (UUP) - Get Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund Report  exchange-traded fund is basket of currencies including the euro, Japanese yen, British pound, Canadian dollar, Swedish krona and Swiss franc. The weekly chart needs a close above a key weekly moving average to favor the dollar.

Here's the weekly chart for the bond ETF.


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The bond ETF had a close of $122.68 on Friday, down 2.6% year to date with the Standard & Poor's 500 down 6.7%. The bond ETF popped to $128.92 on the Aug. 24 stock market's "Black Monday" and flash crash. The weekly chart is neutral with the ETF above its key weekly moving average of $122.47. Even so, the ETF is above its 200-week simple moving average of $117.50, which should be considered the uptrend for bonds. The weekly momentum reading declined to 72.84 from 74.94 on Aug. 28.

Investors looking to buy the bond ETF should place a good till canceled limit order to buy the ETF if it drops to $120.38, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of September.

Investors looking to reduce holdings should place a good until canceled limit order to sell the ETF if it rises to $125.19, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of September.

Here's the weekly chart for the gold exchange-traded fund.


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The gold ETF had a close of $107.49 on Friday, down 5.2% year to date. This ETF popped to $112.12 on the stock market flash crash on "Black Monday" on Aug. 24. The weekly chart shifts to positive given a close this coming Friday above its key weekly moving average of $108.5. The ETF is well below its 200-week simple moving average of $136.24. The weekly momentum reading rose to 34.69 up from 28.73 on Aug. 28.

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Investors looking to buy the gold ETF should place a good till canceled limit order to buy the ETF if it drops to $103.90, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of this week.

Investors looking to reduce holdings should place a good until canceled limit order to sell the ETF if it rises to $114.17, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of 2015.

Here's the weekly chart for the commodity index ETF.


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The commodity ETF had a close of $17.46 on Friday, down 19.1% year to date. This ETF set its 2015 low of $15.90 on "Black Monday." The weekly chart shifts to positive given a close this week above its key weekly moving average of $18.11 if weekly momentum rises above the oversold threshold of 20.00. The weekly momentum reading rose to 11.80 from 7.80 on Aug. 28, still below the oversold threshold of 20.00. The 200-week simple moving average is declining at $29.98.

Investors looking to buy the commodities ETF should place a good till canceled limit order to buy the ETF if it drops to $15.43, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of this week.

Investors looking to reduce holdings should place a good until canceled limit order to sell the ETF if it rises to $22.98, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of 2015.

Here's the weekly chart for the dollar index ETF.


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The dollar ETF had a close of $25.13 on Friday, up 4.8% year to date. The greenback fell to as low as $24.20 on the flash crash of "Black Monday" on Aug. 24. The weekly chart stays negative if the ETF closes this Friday below its key weekly moving average of $25.18. The weekly momentum reading declined to 56.23 down from 60.11 on Aug. 28. The dollar has been above its 200-week simple moving average since the week of Aug. 29, 2014 when the average was $21.98. This average is now $22.68.

Investors looking to buy the dollar ETF should place a good till canceled limit order to buy the ETF if it drops to $24.58 and $23.81, which are key levels on technical charts until the end of 2015 and the end of September, respectively. Note that $24.58 held at the flash crash low.

Investors looking to reduce holdings should place a good until canceled limit order to sell the ETF if it rises to $26.51, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of this September.

This article is commentary by an independent contributor. At the time of publication, the author held no positions in the stocks mentioned.