Mark J Lundeen

Mark J Lundeen Articles

Let's take a historical look at daily volatility in the old monetary metals from the early days of the 1969-80 bull market to the present. Doing so, we'll gain a unique insight into the current bull market in gold and silver, as there are...
For all of the Big Bad Wolf's huffing and puffing for the past few months, gold and silver are holding on. Let's look at gold and silver's step sum charts to see how the metals are currently doing. Gold looks good, not great, but good;...
No better way to see what the Dow Jones has done since its credit crisis lows, than to compared it to gold and silver with a chart, so here it is. I indexed these plots to their credit-crisis lows, so the metals began their ascent in...
One reference book most large libraries carry is "The Dow Jones Averages; 1885 to 2010", which contains Dow Jones' authorized history of the Dow Jones Averages. We all owe Dow Jones Inc. a debt of gratitude. Since 1885, Dow Jones has made...
Poor New York and New Jersey, there are people who had everything they owned taken away from them by Hurricane Sandy. I'm not happy with Wall Street, but to most people, there is something wonderful and unique about New York City, and yes...
The Dow Jones saw some excitement this week, or did it? Can you see this week's movement in the BEV chart below? I can't. During 2011 & 12, I waited for the Dow Jones to get above its BEV-10 line; and stay there. It was like watching...
No matter who wins next month's presidential election, the next few years should prove to be exciting for market watchers, and miserable for most everyone else. We've had the financial markets dominated by politicians and special-interest...
Let's look at the stock market first, with a chart of the Dow Jones' monster head and shoulders chart. I first posted this chart in the summer of 2011 with the Dow Jones's over 12,500. Soon after, the Dow began going down and bottomed at...

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