Oct 3, 2011 - Issue #287
3Q 2011 Earnings Season Begins
3Q 2011 earnings season begins. AA kicks-off 10/11.
CNBC & Fox News (FNC) reports NC Governor (Democrat) thinks 2012 Elections should be postponed for 2 years. If
this was a joke, nobody was laughing.
Ron Ianieri (IONOPTIONS) mentoring sessions are underway. His advice on how to reduce 'slippage' on order fills
was worth the price of admission all by itself. This information can be used in any market anytime.
Countdown till 2012 elections: 57 weeks.
W. D. Gann, a keen market observer, although not an astronomer, nevertheless, was fascinated by the apparent
coincidence of important market 'pivot points' and astronomical dates. Theories exist for estimating time and
price of important market turning points but astronomical occurrences are computed with mathematical certainty.
There is no logical reason why these occurrences should coincide yet, empirically, they have.
The 'Full Moon' and 'New Moon', among others, have been cited. Therefore, one might be well advised to be aware
of their occurrence. Note: The first 5 business days of 2008 concluded on a 'New Moon' and we all know how that
worked out. Coincidence?
10/11 Tuesday - Full Moon (AA reports earnings, just saying).
10/26 Wednesday - New Moon.
During the next two weeks, the following DJ-30 components report earnings. Keep a sharp eye out for possible
price swings leading up to 'earnings day' (Subject to revision):
Dow score card for the week ending 9/30/11.
DJ-30: 10913.38 +141.90 +1.32%. The Real World (arithmetical) DJ-30: 48.06 +0.62 +1.31%.
UP: 19, Down: 11.
Trends (weekly charts): This is the subjective part.
Rising (Generally Higher Highs/Higher Lows) 4 (+3) 13%:
+*IBM, +*MCD, +*MRK, +*VZ.
Consolidating (Generally Lower Highs/Higher Lows) 22 (+14) 73%:
+*BA, +*BAC, +*CAT, +*CSCO, +*CVX, +*DIS, GE, HD, +*HPQ, -*INTC, +*JNJ, +*JPM, +*KFT, +*KO, MSFT, +*PFE, +*PG,
T, TRV, +*UTX, +*WMT, +*XOM.
Declining (Generally Lower Highs/Lower Lows) 4 (-17) 13%:
AA, BA, DD, MRK.
+/- denotes change of direction.
* denotes change of category.
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