Tim W Wood CPA's picture

In today’s update I want to look at the market from a couple of different perspectives. Recently, I have heard it said that the Dow Theory is now giving a “Buy Signal.” This is not exactly true. In order to explain where we are from a Dow Theory perspective, I first have to explain where we have been.

Chris Puplava's picture

Various undercurrents in the economy are pointing to shifts currently underway that are hinting at trend changes in the making. Two topics that have remained of interest are nonresidential real estate and vehicle sales data and composition.

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By Chris Puplava – The markets rebounded Tuesday in the face of some serious negative economic news. The Conference Board’s Consumer Expectations Index fell to 47.9, the lowest reading in over 35 years and the second...

Rob Kirby's picture

Imagine yourself taking one of your family’s most valuable heirlooms into a professional appraiser and having them offer you an expert opinion of, say, “X.”

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By Chris Puplava – Ignore the endless bottom calling in the press that is buzzing around with some financial pundits pointing to the Bear Stearns blow-up as a likely capitulation in the markets. One thing that should be...

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By Chris Puplava – The banking sector has taken an absolute beating over the last year as residential real estate losses surge and the penalty of lax lending standards comes home to roost. The sheer vertical lift off in delinquency rates...

Rob Kirby's picture

When bond maven Bill Gross openly writes about it – as he did in his January Investment Outlook - it’s perhaps inappropriate to use the word “secret”.

Rob Kirby's picture

If you feed-at-the-trough of the mainstream financial outlets, seldom does a day go by that you are not confronted with conjecture about whether the Federal Reserve will raise or lower rates.

Tim W Wood CPA's picture

From a Dow theory perspective, the primary bearish trend confirmation that occurred the on November 21, 2007 remains intact. According to Dow theory, it’s the close that counts and up until March 7, 2008, the averages have both been operating within the boundaries of the previous two secondary high and low points.

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By Chris Puplava – One exercise that Brian Pretti from ContraryInvestor.com employs that is both insightful and fun in his writings is to ask readers if they would buy or sell a chart with the description removed; two such charts are...

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