Mar 29, 2010 - Issue #208
Obamacare passed. Next stop: Supreme Court: Is it 'Constitutional'? Can the government compel citizens to buy
health insurance? Market momentum slows down.
Obama/Pelosi/Reid plan on offering amnesty to all illegal aliens (all 12 million of them), making them
eligible for Obamacare. Presumably, they'll all vote Democrat thus insuring Democrat control of government for
Congress will go home and face constituents.
Businesses are announcing the real costs of this insanely nightmarish, expensive, unaffordable legislation: Job losses.
CNBC will have a quiet pre-holiday week or two prior to 'earnings season'.
Politics will affect everything leading up to the November elections. Hard to believe volatility remains low.
It won't last. Take advantage of cheap insurance, wherever you find it.
PFE showed signs of life, at least briefly, for the first time in a long time.
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?
3/15 Monday - New Moon.
3/29 Monday - Full 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 3/26/10.
DJ-30: 10850.36 +108.38 +1.01%. The Real World (arithmetical) DJ-30: 47.86 +0.48 +1.01%.
UP: 21, Down: 8, N/C: 1.
Trends (weekly charts): This is the subjective part.
Rising (Generally Higher Highs/Higher Lows) 19 (N/C) 63%:
+*AXP, BA, +*BAC, +*CAT, +*CSCO, DD, +*DIS, GE, +*HD, HPQ, +*IBM, INTC, JPM, KFT, MCD, MSFT, T, +*TRV, UTX.
Consolidating (Generally Lower Highs/Higher Lows) 11 (+1) 37%:
-*AA, -*CVX, -*JNJ, KO, -*MMM, -*MRK, +*PFE, PG, -*VZ, -*WMT, -*XOM.
Declining (Generally Lower Highs/Lower Lows) 0 (-1) 0%:
+/- denotes change of direction.
* denotes change of category.
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