May 2011 - Steve Cook on Disciplined Investing

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Steve Cook on Disciplined Investing

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  • Investors should have paid more attention to the durable goods number

    The Market Technical The indices (12394, S&P 1320) finally got a bounce yesterday, though not much and on little volume. They remain within their intermediated term up trends (12266-15684, 1289-1718). Short term they are in search of a lower boundary...
  • Beware of Chinese bearing gifts

    The Market Technical The Averages (12402, S&P 1325) continued their rally yesterday. They remain within their intermediated term up trends (12273-15691, 1290-1719). Short term they are still searching for a lower boundary to their new trading range...
  • Monday Morning Chartology 5/23/11

    The Market Technical Monday Morning Chartology The Averages (DJIA 12512, S&P 1333) closed Friday within their intermediate term up trends (12212-15630, 1284-1713). However, the S&P has broken its short term up trend and re-set to a trading range...
  • The Closing Bell-5/28/11

    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...
  • Watch the downtrend line off the recent high on any bounce

    The Market Technical Yesterday, the Averages (DJIA 12356, S&P 1316) closed within their intermediate term up trends (11240-15658, 1287-1716). Short term, they are now in the process of re-setting to a trading range; the upper boundaries are 12919...
  • Iiiiiiiiiiit's Back

    The Market Technical The indices (DJIA 12301, S&P 1317) had a rough day. Nevertheless, both closed within their intermediate term up trends (12237-15655, 1294-1713). However, the DJIA confirmed the break of its short term up trend, re-setting to a...
  • An annoying problem fixed

    Sorry for the lapse. When I left town, somehow my computer got locked out of the Investor Insight site. We just fixed the problem. The good news is that nothing has really changed since my last post: the Fed is still too loose, the federal government...
  • Tuesday Morning Chartology-5/31/11

    The Market Technical Tuesday Morning Chartology The S&P chart suggests that the former resistance level (1311) may have at least temporarily become the lower boundary of the short term trading range. Notice that on Friday the S&P traded up to...