Mark J Lundeen

Articles by Mark J Lundeen

Last Friday promised some excitement for this week; what with the much anticipated interest rate increase by the FOMC and the Federal Government hitting its debt ceiling on Wednesday the 15th.   Come this Friday evening, it was all much to...
The stock market, as measured by the Dow Jones Index seems to be at an inflection point.  It hasn’t seen a new all-time high since March 1st.  And for what it’s worth, trading volume (market demand) for the 30 blue-chip companies contained...
The Dow Jones Bear’s Eye View (BEV) chart below is so weird.  Immediately after the November 8th Presidential elections, the Dow Jones Index leaped up to a new all-time high (0.00% / BEV Zero line) and has stayed within 1.21% of being a...
The Dow Jones continues rising like a bat out of hell.  Of the past 72 NYSE trading sessions, the Dow Jones broke above to a new all-time high in 29 of them.  That’s a new all-time high in 40.2% of the daily closings since November 9th. ...
Since November 10th the stock market has become an amazing machine relentlessly advancing ever upward.  In the past sixty eight NYSE trading sessions the Dow Jones has closed at a new all-time high in twenty six of them.  That’s 38% of the...
This week ended with the Dow Jones once again closing a new all-time high. Moreover as we see below, the Dow Jones and its step sum are forming a bull box.  I don’t take divergences in an index to its step sum seriously until they’ve aged...
The Dow Jones Index is struggling to maintain its current lofty position.  In its BEV chart below I circled the post November advance, and it has all the appearance of a strong advance.  But remember; to Mr Bear each new all-time high (BEV...
Well, they finally did it!  This week the bulls took the Dow Jones Index up to, and then closed above its 20K line on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.   Bravo Zulu to our horned brethren in the market.
It’s been a month (December 20th) since the Dow Jones Index last closed at an all-time high.  And since January 6th, the Dow Jones is finding breaking above its 20K line a hard nut to crack.  That’s not to say the Dow Jones won’t see a 20,...
I wasn’t going to write anything until next week, but reporting on the annual performance for gold and silver in the first week of the year is appropriate and timely. Publishing the following table has been an annual event in my work for...

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