Financial Market Analysis

January 30, 2015

DOW 20,000 – Really?

Over three years ago I started to tie my annual forecasts in the Dow Jones Industrial Average to the various easing policies that were occurring in […]
December 16, 2014

Market Analysis: Dow Reaches 17,991; Nine Points From Our Year-End Target

18,000 on the Dow may not be reached this year, but we came very close to our target.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached 17,991 in […]
October 31, 2014

Halloween Market Rally – is it a Trick, or a Treat?

My update on October 16, 2014 covered what I learned in studying the bear market moves of the past 40 years.  You may recall, I said […]
October 24, 2014

What Type of Investor are You? What a Difference a Week Can Make!

The past 7 days have taught us a good lesson regarding risk management.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped to a low last week for the […]
October 16, 2014

A Historical Analysis of the Past 5 Bear Markets

Today the headlines in USA Today credit a new Ebola virus case in the US for the 450 point drop on the DOW yesterday.  Now the […]
October 1, 2014

Bull Market: Investors, We Have a Problem

In the 1995 movie, Apollo 13, the crew is running normal maintenance on the spacecraft, when there is a sudden and serious malfunction in the system.  […]
September 19, 2014

DOW Target Increased to 18,000 by Year End

In August, I indicated that the stock market should rally back into our forecasted range of 17,000-17,500 by the middle of September, as long as there […]
August 15, 2014

The 17,000-17,500 Market Forecast Range

Since my last update on 6-27-2014, the DOW reached my 2014 targeted range of 17,000-17,500 in early July.  So far, the Dow has made the 2014 […]
June 26, 2014

Market Analysis: Nearing the 17,000-17,500 Target

In January, I issued our target for the Dow Jones Industrial Average to reach 17,000 to 17,500 in the first half of 2014.  Many other people […]