February 2011 - Steve Cook on Disciplined Investing

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Steve Cook on Disciplined Investing

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  • Monday Morning Chartology-2/28/11

    The Market Technical Monday Morning Chartology All up trends remain in tact. GLD remains above the lower boundary of a very short term up trend; but it looks like it made a quadruple top--and that’s not good. The VIX had the wildest ride last week;...
  • The Closing Bell-2/26/2011

    Statistical Summary Current Economic Forecast 2010 (revised) Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +2.5- +3.5% Inflation: 1-2 % Growth in Corporate Profits: 10-20% 2011 Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +1.5- +2.5% Inflation: 2-3 % Growth in Corporate...
  • From a technical standpoint, yesterday's pin action was picture perfect

    The Market Technical The indices (DJIA 12068, S&P 1306) closed down again, but remain within both their intermediate term up trend (11473-15006, 1198-1627) and short term up trend (11946-12919, 1297-1404). 13102, 1437 represents another level of resistance...
  • It will take a lot to do serious technical damage

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 12105, S&P 1307) had another tough day though they remain within both their intermediate term up trend (11468-15001, 1197-1626) and short term up trend (11942-12915, 1297-1404). Additional resistance is located...
  • Correction or hiccup?

    The Market Technical Yesterday was a tough one for the indices (DJIA 12212, S&P 1315); however, they remain well within their intermediate term up trend (11410-13943, 1194-1623) and short term up trend (11900-12873, 1291-1402). Additional support...
  • Tuesday Morning Chartology + Subscriber Alert

    The Market Technical Tuesday Morning Chartology This chart speaks for itself. Gold (GLD) is trying to re-set to an up trend. VIX remains directionless; but it might be getting interesting as a hedge. http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2011/2/17/why...
  • The Closing Bell-2/19/2011

    Statistical Summary Current Economic Forecast 2010 (revised) Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +2.5- +3.5% Inflation: 1-2 % Growth in Corporate Profits: 10-20% 2011 Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +1.5- +2.5% Inflation: 2-3 % Growth in Corporate...
  • It's the same old song..................

    The Market Technical Yesterday, the Averages (DJIA 12318, S&P 1340) did what they have been doing best of late--they were up again. Both index closed within its intermediate term up trend (11359-14889, 1192-1621) and its short term up trend (11837...
  • Rally on good news and ignore the bad

    The Market Technical The indices (DJIA 12288, S&P 1336) had a great day and continue to trade within both their intermediate term up trend (11348-14878, 1192-1621) and short term up trend (11837-12810, 1295-1402). Additional resistance exists at 13102...
  • Inflation everywhere and the Fed is AWOL

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 12226, S&P 1328) closed down yesterday though they remain solidly within both their intermediate term up trend (11348-14878, 1190-1619) and short term up trend (11837-12810, 1295-1402). There is further resistance...
  • This country needs leadership, not politics as usual

    The Market Technical The indices (DJIA 12268, S&P 1332) turned in another mixed performance (Dow down, S&P up) though they remain within both their intermediate term up trend (11339-14869, 1190-1625) and their short term up trend (11850-12811...
  • The Morning Call-2/14/11

    The Market Technical Monday Morning Chartology Still no sign of a decline in momentum. GLD remains stuck between near term support and the lower boundary of the recent intermediate term up trend. Goldman Sachs on gold (medium): http://pragcap.com/goldman...
  • The Closing Bell-2/12/11

    Statistical Summary Current Economic Forecast 2010 (revised) Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +2.5- +3.5% Inflation: 1-2 % Growth in Corporate Profits: 10-20% 2011 Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +1.5- +2.5% Inflation: 2-3 % Growth in Corporate...
  • Technicals strong; fundamentals debateable

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 12229, S&P 1321) had another mixed day (this time Dow down, S&P up) but again closing within both their intermediate term up trend (11300-14830, 1182-1617) and short term up trend (11767-12727, 1286-1393...
  • These guys must think that we are idiots

    The Market Technical The indices (DJIA 12259, S&P 1320) had a mixed day (Dow up, S&P down) but still closing within both their intermediate term up trend (11300-14830, 1182-1617) and their short term up trend (11754-12707, 1283-1390). In addition...

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