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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


A Short-Term Uptrend?
Anytime that short-term yields exceed longer-term yields, it is time to get very cautious regarding stocks. Some people think that the current bull market is in the clear until we get this inversion again.
Higher Rates Are Now A Headwind For US Stock Market
The recent tax cut, the 300 billion spending increase, and the already out-of-control federal deficit are a set up for a very dangerous spike in interest rates.
Will Participation Be Enough?
Now we watch to see if market participation broadens out beyond Technology.
The Market Is Setting Up For A Run At The January Highs
It looks like the market is setting up for a run at the January highs. There is still plenty to worry about, but the issues have flushed out the excessive bullishness.
Maybe The Market Could Use A Little More Time To Consolidate?
If Mueller-related headlines get closer to the White House, then they would probably hurt stocks and help bonds.
When Selloffs Are Buying Opportunities
I like to buy large caps and ETFs during the periodic major market selloffs. You get two or three of these opportunities per year. The strategy works as long as the general market is rising.


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A Reversal Day Often Marks The Short-Term Bottom
1 month ago

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

Portfolio Update September 2017
6 months 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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Douglas Gammons Commented on A Reversal Day Often Marks The Short-Term Bottom:

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

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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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