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  • I am sitting on my hands till after the QE2 announcement

    The Market Technical Stocks had another volatile day. The S&P (1184) traded in an 18 point range while closing up 1 point; the DJIA (11124) traded in a 182 point range, finishing the day up 6 points. In the end, they both closed within their current...
    Posted to Steve Cook on Disciplined Investing by Steve Cook on 11-02-2010
  • US Stock Markets Setting Up For Increased Volatility

    The US stock markets took a nosedive early in the regular trading session after the QQQ briefly advanced to new All-Time Highs this morning. With the QQQ and other symbols nearing fresh new highs, traders should expect volatility to increase as trading...
  • Reader Feedback 01/03/2006

    Our recent article "Christmas Warfare" is still soliciting reader feedback, this time on other readers' comments and our own . This is the second (and last) round of feedback on this topic--we're sure we could drag this issue out some...
    Posted to What We Now Know by Doug Casey on 01-03-2006
  • How to Do Business with China

    If you value the indirect approach over the direct, the complicated over the simple, and slow, painstaking routines over the pragmatic, then you will feel very comfortable doing business in China. Cross-cultural communication is always difficult, but...
    Posted to What We Now Know by Doug Casey on 09-13-2005
  • Alzheimer's--Hope and Science

    At age 65, the odds are about 5% that a person will be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD). But they drastically go up every year, says Michael J. Salamon, Ph.D., Senior Psychologist and Director of the Adult Development Center in Hewlett, New...
    Posted to What We Now Know by Doug Casey on 11-01-2005
  • Trading Technical Analysis Made Easy Video

    53 years experience in researching and trading makes analyzing the complex and ever-changing financial markets a natural process. We have a simple and highly effective way to provide our customers with the most convenient, accurate, and timely market...
  • Have You Seen Palladium's Tradable Price Pattern?

    Are you prepared for the next big move in the metals markets? Would you like to know what to expect in the immediate future that could save you thousands of dollars? Then pay attention to this message as we share something most traders are overlooking...
  • ELECTROCUTING DEPRESSION

    Clinical depression is, according to the WHO, the number one cause of disability in the world. Of the 121 million people worldwide suffering from it, 15-30% are "refractory cases", i.e. unresponsive to traditional treatment. But a team of scientists...
    Posted to What We Now Know by Doug Casey on 04-25-2005
  • Open-Source Biotech

    Open-source licensing changed the tech world when Linux was released in the early 1990s. Now, it's threatening to shake things up again--only this time, it's targeting the biotech industry. In the case of Linux, "open source" guarantees...
    Posted to What We Now Know by Doug Casey on 08-30-2005
  • SKEETER SEASON ALERT

    Did you know that only female mosquitoes bite? Not that this fun fact is likely to comfort you--especially if you're one of those who, for some mysterious reason, are in the "Favored Prey" category of the flying bloodsuckers. If you have...
    Posted to What We Now Know by Doug Casey on 05-10-2005
  • VIX Likely to Pop Before March 21

    Our researchers believe price cycles and our proprietary Fibonacci modeling system is suggesting the US and Global stock markets may be entering a period of price rotation very soon. Our team of researchers has identified a date span of between March...
  • How Long Until Markets Settle Down?

    Our articles, Technical Trading Mastery book , and 3 Hour Trading Video Course are designed for both traders and investors to explore the tools and techniques that discretionary and algorithmic traders need to profit in today’s competitive markets...
  • Anniversary, smamaversary

    The Market Technical After another flat to slightly up day, the indices (DJIA 10564, S&P 1140) remain at the upper end of their current trading range (9645-10725, 1009-1150). The nearest support level is the February 2009 to present up trend (10501...
    Posted to Steve Cook on Disciplined Investing by Steve Cook on 03-10-2010
  • Fallacies of Non-Skeptics

    Optimist or pessimist, atheist or believer--whatever your life philosophy, it can never hurt to apply an ounce of skepticism to everything you read, see and hear. We stumbled over the wonderful "Skeptic's Dictionary" at http://skepdic.com...
    Posted to What We Now Know by Doug Casey on 06-21-2005
  • FDA's Slick Math

    In our (math) book, two plus two still equals four. However, the Food and Drug Administration would probably disagree. After all, according to their own calculations, ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ = 0. Lately, you might have noticed flashy...
    Posted to What We Now Know by Doug Casey on 03-07-2006