Dec 5, 2011 - Issue #296

Testing Upward Resistance

Testing upward resistance...Will it break through???

CNBC & Fox News (FNC), as usual, are asking everyone: What should investors do now? Not one analyst/advisor/ portfolio manager has mentioned the 'married put' strategy as the foundation of an investing strategy. Why not? Why does Wall Street fear investors adopting this strategy?

Ron Ianieri (IONOPTIONS) is now offering copies of all previous options education courses at a significant discount... just in time for Christmas!

MarketClub has a new offer for you. Check it out. Here's a thought: Combining Ron Ianieri's options strategies and tactics applied to MarketClub 'Trade Triangle' technology? Or blending the 'Married Put & Stock' strategy with MarketClub 'Trade Triangle' technology signals for timing entry and exiting of your positions thereby keeping the 'Primary Trend' on your side?

Countdown till 2012 elections: 48 weeks.

Heads Up

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?

12/10 Saturday - Full Moon (Observe market action Friday & Monday).

12/24 Saturday - New Moon (Beware! Observe market action Friday & Monday).

During the next two weeks, the following DJ-30 components report earnings. Keep a sharp eye out for possible price swings, up or down, (possible trading on 'inside information') leading up to 'earnings day' (Subject to revision):


Dow score card for the week ending 12/2/11.

DJ-30: 12019.42 +787.64 +7.01%. The Real World (arithmetical) DJ-30: 52.94 +3.47 +7.01%.

UP: 30, Down: 0.

Trends (weekly charts): This is the subjective part.

Rising (Generally Higher Highs/Higher Lows) (+9) 30%:

+*BA, +*HD, +*IBM, +*KFT, +*MCD, +*PFE, +*PG, +*VZ, +*XOM.

Consolidating (Generally Lower Highs/Higher Lows) 21 (+19) 70%:

+*AA, +*AXP, +*BAC, +*CAT, +*CSCO, +*CVX, +*DD, +*DIS, +*GE, +*HPQ, +*INTC, +*JNJ, +*JPM, +*KO, +*MMM, +*MRK, +*MSFT, +*T, +*TRV, +*UTX, WMT.

Declining (Generally Lower Highs/Lower Lows) 0 (-28) 0%:


+/- denotes change of direction.

* denotes change of category.

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