September 2011 - Steve Cook on Disciplined Investing

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Steve Cook on Disciplined Investing

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  • The data was OK; but the outlook is getting worse

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 11153, S&P 1160) rebounded yesterday though it was another roller coaster day; this kept them within their respective intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101-1372). Volume rose; breadth improved...
  • Germany says yes, Bernanke says maybe, the Three Stooges say no

    The Market Technical Volatility yesterday was to the downside with the indices finishing at DJIA 11010, S&P 1151. However, they remain well within their intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101-1372). Volume declined; breadth plunged. The...
  • Price Discipline

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 11190, S&P 1175) had another roller coaster day yesterday with prices being up strong early in the day and giving up about one half those gains by the close. Nonetheless, both index closed within its intermediate...
  • Another small step for mankind

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 11042, S&P 1162) had a good day and closed within the boundaries of their intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101-1372). Volume was flat; breadth improved considerably, especially the flow of funds...
  • Monday Morning Chartology 9/26/11

    The Market Technical Monday Morning Chartology Last week was brutal for stocks. Nevertheless the S&P held above the August low (1101); so the intermediate term trading range remains in tact. However, given the power of Wednesday and Thursday’s...
  • The Closing Bell 9/24/11

    In the last month in conjunction with a long time friend, I have been working on developing a blogspot of my own. That has now come to fruition and starting this coming week I will be posting on our new site, The All American Investor. http://allamericaninvestor...
  • Europe and the incompetency of our political class

    The Market Technical Are we having fun yet? I don’t need to tell you that yesterday was brutal with the Averages (DJIA 10733, S&P 1129) down big. Nevertheless, both closed within their intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12929, 1101-1372...
  • I've changed my mind. We have a third rate political class

    The Market Technical The indices (DJIA 11124, S&P 1166) continued their manic depressive performance yesterday, although they remained within their intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101-1372). However, the DJIA once again traded below...
  • Will Bernanke matter?

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 11408, S&P 1202) had another volatile day, though they closed above the lower boundary of their short term up trends (11316, 1161) and within their respective intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101...
  • It could have been worse

    The Market Technical The indices (DJIA 11401, S&P 1204) sold off yesterday but closed above the lower boundaries (11290, 1156) of their respective short term up trends and well within their intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101-1372...
  • Monday Morning Chartology 9/19/11

    The Market Technical Monday Morning Chartology This is a great looking chart. The S&P has bounced off the lower boundary of its rising short term up trend three (four?) times. A move above 1229 will put in a third higher high. The GLD chart is a bit...
  • The Closing Bell 9/17/11

    Statistical Summary Current Economic Forecast 2011 Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +1.5- +2.5% Inflation: 2-3 % Growth in Corporate Profits: 7-12% 2012 Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +1.5- +2.5% Inflation: 2-3 % Growth in Corporate Profits...
  • Another tiny step to a possible solution

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 11433, S&P 1209) moved up again yesterday, remaining well within their respective intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101-1372) and above the lower boundary of their short term up trends (11250,...
  • There may be a light at the end of the tunnel, but it is a pen light

    The Market Technical The indices (DJIA 11246, DJIA 1188) had another good day, closing within their intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101-1372). The S&P finished well above the lower boundary of its short term up trend (1151), while...
  • A quiet day that won't last

    The Market Technical The Averages (DJIA 11105, 1172) experienced at relatively calm day, ending the day well within their respective intermediate term trading ranges (10725-12919, 1101-1372). While prices recovered, the DJIA could not regain the lower...

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