With John Hampson

The State Of The Markets

Thank you so much for all the messages of support – I was really touched to read them all. I had a burn out and now have to take things … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 114 Comments

Monday Charts

Whilst Friday’s action in the stock markets was not decisive, it looks promising for a reversal, so let’s see how this week begins. 1. Insider selling consistent with peaks: Source: … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 18 Comments

Dow 1929 vs Nikkei 1989 vs Nasdaq 2000 vs Today

Yesterday saw a failed breakout on the SP500 on high volume which suggests exhaustion. The Skew print came in still historically high and the put/call print historically low again, which … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 55 Comments

Max Short Equities

A reversal in equities at the right time, right place. The closes on the Dow peaked at Friday’s full moon suggesting an inversion may well have occurred. A big up … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 56 Comments

History In The Making

1. Crestmont P/E valuation only exceeded at 1929 peak and in 2000: 2. CAPE / Shiller PE / PE10 valuation only exceeded in 1901, 1929 and 2000: 3. Compound annual … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 34 Comments

Nasdaq 2000 vs. Nikkei 1989/90 vs. Dow 2013/14

The dot.com boom peak in 2000 occurred on a monthly sunspot spike at the ~11 year solar maximum, with the familiar topping process pattern of primary distribution – shake out … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 31 Comments

Something Happened At The Turn Of The Year…..

1. Treasury bonds bottomed / yields topped out: 2. Gold bottomed and broke out: 3. Bitcoin peaked: 4. US Consumer Discretionary and other cyclical stock market sectors peaked: 5. US … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 25 Comments

Near Term Assessment For Equities

Yesterday delivered an important breakdown in US equities. Following a 90%+ down volume day on the 24th Jan, we received our second such day yesterday. Price broke triple-support on the … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · 8 Comments

Economic Growth, Demographics And Solar Variation

Economic growth occurs two ways: increasing population and increasing productivity per capita (which can be achieved through technological evolution and improvements in organistation/management/systems). Both increase overall GDP. World population has … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 40 Comments

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