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Retired software engineer turned writer/investor and owner of HeadlineCharts. I am not a registered investment advisor. My comments reflect my view of the market, and what I am doing with my accounts. The analysis is not a ... more


Sentiment Diverges From Stock Action
Sentiment isn't good for stocks. The current reading of the II Newsletter Survey is 60% bulls which, from a contrarian point of view, works against stocks. My personal favorite indicator is the level of new 52-week lows, and it's currently too high.
What Is The Short-Term Trend?
What is the short-term trend? None of the downturns seem to want to take hold. The market is in one of those relentless grinds that inch higher.
EC Broad Market Not Participating
One bad day in the market doesn't mean much, but I have been feeling negative towards stocks for a while because the indexes were climbing while the number of participating stocks were declining.
HeadlineCharts - Saturday August 4th
Are the Semiconductors creating a base and getting ready for another powerful move higher, or is this a top?
The Longer-Term Outlook: Watch The Neckline
Is it a bearish top, or a bullish sideways consolidation? So far, all we know for sure is that it is a broken trendline.
Caution On Market With Economic Slowdown Ahead
The Semiconductors hold the key to this bull market, in my opinion. They could be topping... but don't count them out until they really do break down.


Latest Comments
A Reversal Day Often Marks The Short-Term Bottom
7 months ago

I would love to know why gold is so weak. I am open to all suggestions.

Portfolio Update September 2017
1 year ago

Very interesting blog! I am a new reader, and I will enjoy reading about how you decide which stocks to keep as they go down in price, and which you decide to sell.

In this article: CMI, GNK
USD And Gold Cycle Update
1 year ago

Very nice charts.

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Senior Software Engineer
Charles Schwab
August 1997 - October 2012 (15 years 5 months)


Boston University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
1975 / 1979
Business Administration and Management, General.


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