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“I think this is a song of hope …” Robert Plant Live Stairway to Heaven

The S&P 500 has been climbing a stairway to Heaven .. folks coming into 2015 we had some pretty strong patterns appearing.  some worked and some didn’t – isn’t that what we expect? that being said, it was prudent to be cautious due to their presence. here’s what I posted around a year ago: “Let’s […]

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Busy with @seeitmarket coming into the 2015!

Folks, what a wealth of information from Andy @seeitmarket ….. Here’ what I’ve been up to – check out the links and all of the amazing contributors: the Banks … they lead us up and they lead us down.  PATTERNS suggest they are at MAJOR resistance and what this means for the overall market: http://www.seeitmarket.com/bank-stocks-near-make-break-point-2015-13986/ IBM […]

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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot ….

As we have discussed multiple times in this venue, the move since 2009 has been one heck of a ride.  This chariot of stock market emotion is, literally, off the charts.  It is at an extreme that has surpassed 1929, 2000 and 2007.  For the past 6 months it has defied the powerful cycles and […]

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Transports pattern complete from 42,281 days ago …

I’m going to give myself .003% w/ regards to the pattern being complete on the Dow Jones Transportation Average.  It never did hit, exactly, the 7616 target …but w/ the big move that occurred yesterday odds are that we have a MAJOR top in place.  If you have been following my blog this “target” area […]

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Dow Jones Transportation Average – a chart tour starting in 1896

if you have been following the posts over the past couple months, you’ll find that I’ve moved (pretty much alone) into a very cautious, if not outright  bearish mindset based on the patterns that are appearing across the circle of life.  one of the more prevalent patterns that I’ve been watching is the DJTA.  from […]

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put the needle on the record, put the needle on the BROKEN record – caveat emptor

apologize for falling off the blog bandwagon early this week…got smacked like a brick in the face w/ a stomach bug. just resurfaced … actually got some emails from you asking where the posts are…thanks! since my record appears to be broken, thought I would add some thoughts from 50+ years of trading…each of these men […]

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Aristotle, Diogenes Laërtius and the Dow Jones

Abstract:  The moral stated at the end of the Greek version is, “this shows how liars are rewarded: even if they tell the truth, no one believes them”. It echoes a statement attributed to Aristotle byDiogenes Laërtius in his The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, where the sage was asked what those who tell lies gain by it and he […]

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DJTA from the beginning 10/29/1896 w/ a dose of a 2.6 is 4.0 to me

true confession time … some of you might know and some of you might not know that I spent my first 11 years out of college w/ the privilege and honor to serve in the United States Navy.  I flew jets, saw the world and knew absolutely NOTHING about the economy.  In fact, here’s the […]

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