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Archive of Selected Previous Commentaries

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  1. Free!  What Market Always Comes Back?

  2. Paid To Be Perpetually Bullish!

  3. Free!   Why Do Investors Underperform?

  4. The Nasdaq As 1999 Ends. History Being Made!

  5. The Fed, the Economy, and Engineered Soft Landings.

  6. Buy & Hold. The Hype - the Reality

  7. The Stock Market River!

  8. Free!  Wall Street Doesn't Buy & Hold With Its Own Money!

  9. Investigate Those Stock Tips!

  10. Being Street Smart About On-Line Trading!

  11. Free!  Think Cycles Not Endless Trends

  12. Does Active Trading Really Harm Performance?

  13. The Internet Sector

  14. Free! Why Wall Street Will Never Tell You to Sell Anything!

  15. Take the Weekend Off For Crying Out Loud!

  16. The Longer Term - An Important Call!

  17. How Do Technical Indicators Know What They Seem to Know?

  18. A Look At Past Market Tops!

  19. It's Not the Earnings. It's the Price/Earnings Ratio!

  20. The Election Year Effect - Myth or Reality?

  21. Free!  The Importance of Investor Psychology!

  22. Free!  Wall Street's Self-Serving Advice!

  23. Free!  Please Let Me In On That IPO!

  24. Free! What Will The Market Look Like Over the Next 17 Years?

  25. Subs only! The Meaning of Big-One Day Market Moves!

  26. Free! Missing the Good Times By Concentrating on the 'Big Picture'!

  27. Free!  Why The Bear Market Is Not Over, (May 6, 2002).

  28. Subs only! Foreign Affairs! Nov. 26, 2004. 

  29. Subs Only! Social Security Is Washington's Responsibility! Jan. 7, 2005

  30. Subs only! Simply Buying American Would Help! Jan. 14, 2005.

  31. Subs only! The Middle-Class Gets the Shaft Again!  April 22, 2005.

  32. Free! Is Investing Really That Easy? April 29, 2005.

  33. Free! My 2006 Wish for the U.S. Financial System! Dec. 23, 2005.

  34. Subs only! A Real Estate Update! Feb. 10, 2006.

  35. Subs only! Will Banks Attract Regulators? March 17, 2006.

  36. Free! Are Investors' Portfolios Also Near Their 2000 Peaks?, May 5, 2006.

  37. Subs only! What If Normal Volatility Returns?  February 16, 2007

  38. Subs only! Is It Possible a Bear Market Could Begin in 2007?

  39. Free! Red Flags Are Flying in Debtland! July 20, 2007.

  40. Free! Talk of Recession Has Returned! August 3, 2007.

  41. Free! Unfavorable Season Not Pretty So Far! August 12, 2007.

  42. Free! Panic Averted - But? August 24, 2007.

  43. Free! What Did They Really Say? August 31, 2007.

  44. Free! Is Washington Finally Getting Into It? Nov. 30, 2007.

  45. Free! A Recession - To Be or Not To Be. Dec. 7, 2007.

  46. Free! From Wall Street With Love! Feb. 1, 2008.

  47. Free! Surviving a Bear Attack! Feb. 8, 2008.

  48. Free! Fed Transparency is Dangerous! Feb. 15, 2008.

  49. Free! Another Bubble Bursting? March 24, 2008.

  50. Subs only! When Does Investor Pessimism Become a Positive? March 27, 2008

  51. Free! More on the Plunging U.S. Dollar. April 18, 2008.

  52. Subs only! Let's Get Real! June 6, 2008.

  53. Free! Investing in Election Years! June 13, 2008.

  54. Free! Revisiting Wall Street's Bias! June 20, 2008.

  55. Free! Tough Times for Buy & Hold! June 27, 2008.

  56. Free! Investors Need Facts From Wall Street, Not Fiction! July 3, 2008.

  57. Subs only! ETF's Versus Mutual Funds. July 18, 2008.

  58. Free! The Past Happens Over and Over Again! July 25, 2008.

  59. Free! Is It Time to Sell Into the Rally? August 15, 2008.

  60. Free! Place Orders When Market Is Open for Additional Gains. Aug., 2008.

  61. Free! When Will It End? September 12, 2008.

  62. Free! You and I Are Going to Buy the Toxic Waste? September 19, 2008.

  63. Free! Recessions and Bear Markets! October 17, 2008.

  64. Free! Market Patterns! October 24, 2008.

  65. Free! Why Wall Street Cannot Say Sell! October 31, 2008.

  66. Free! Is There Enough Fear Yet for a Market Bottom? Nov. 7, 2008.

  67. Subs only! Important Regarding Our STS Strategy! October 22, 2008.

  68. Free! Who Is Really Paying For the Rescue Efforts? November 28, 2008.

  69. Free! A More Level Playing Field for Investors! January 21, 2009.

  70. Free! Preferring a Depression? February 20, 2009.

  71. Free! The Anatomy of a Rally! March 13, 2009.

  72. Free! The Rally! March 20, 2009.

  73. Free! Is the Business Cycle Broken This Time? March 27, 2009.

  74. Free! Can the Rally Climb a Higher Wall of Worry? April 17, 2009.

  75. Free! Should We Listen To Economists? May 29, 2009.

  76. Free! Being Too Big To Fail Is Okay After All. June 12, 2009.

  77.  Free! Wall Street Versus Main Street! June 19, 2009.

  78. Free! All Businesses Should Be Lucky Enough To Be Big Banks! July 17, 2009.

  79. Free! Is Stock Market Seasonality a Myth After All? Dec. 26, 2009.

  80. Free! The Four Year Presidential Cycle! May 2010.

  81. Free! China Is Winning The Economic War! August 11, 2010.

  82. Free! This Correction Will Also End! September 10, 2010.

  83. Free! China's Relentless Advance Continues! Dec. 7, 2010

  84. Free! Street Smart's Forecast for 2011! Dec. 31, 2010.

  85. Free! Investors Will Have to Learn To Trade! Jan.21, 2011.

  86. Free! A Warning Shot For Investors! February 25, 2011.

  87. Free! It May Be Time To Buy U.S. Treasury Bonds. March 11, 2011.

  88. Free! Seasonality May Be Especially Important This Year! April 8, 2011.

  89. Free! Do Not Fall For Defensive Portfolio Hype! April 15, 2011.

  90. Free! Too Many Similarities To A Year Ago! April 22, 2011.

  91. Free! Kicking The Can! May 13, 2011.

  92. Free! Can the U.S. Really Avoid the Global Problems? May 20, 2011.

  93. Free! Seasonality and Global Markets! May 27, 2011.

  94. Free! Will the Fed Push Its Magic Button Again? June 3, 2011.

  95. Free! How Will Investors Handle The Market Correction? June 10, 2011.

  96. Free! Why It's Too Soon To Buy The Dip! June 17, 2011.

  97. Free! The Summer Rally Arrived On Schedule! July1, 2011.

  98. Free! Foolishly At The Brink! July 15, 2011.

  99. Free! While Washington Fiddled The Economy Burned! July 29, 2011.

  100. Free! It's Time For Some Relief! August 12, 2011.

  101. Free! An Interview With Sy Harding, September, 2011.

  102. Free! Will Governments Wait Until Panicked Again Before Acting? September 16, 2011.

  103. Free! What If You Don't Have A Five-Year Investment Horizon? September 23, 2011.

  104. Free! Will Seasonality Overcome the Economic Uncertainties? October 14, 2011.

  105. Free! What Mark Hulbert Said About Our Seasonal Timing Strategy. October, 2011.

  106. Free! The Wall of Worry is Still There But Not as Foreboding! October 28, 2011.

  107. Free! Gold Has Resumed Its Glitter! November 11, 2011.

  108. Free! Why We Should Help Europe! November 18, 2011.

  109. Free! Here's Something Investors Can Be Thankful For! November 25, 2011.

  110. Free! It's Small Stock Sweet Spot Time! Dec. 9, 2011.

  111. Free! Why 2012 Should Be Better Than 2011! Dec. 23, 2011.

  112. Free! A Year of Odd Global Market Divergences! Dec. 30, 2011

  113. Free! Wow! The Economic Recovery Surprises Continue! February 3, 2012.

  114. Free! Two Years of Fears Have Disappeared! February 17, 2012.

  115. Free! Can the U.S. Economy Sidestep Europe's Recession? February 24, 2012

  116. Free! Here We Go Again Already? March 23, 2012.

  117. Free! Lousy Jobs Report Confirms Fed's Suspicions? April 6, 2012.

  118. Free! Beware of Defensive Stock Advice! April 20, 2012

  119. Free! The Fed Will Come To The Rescue But Deliberately Late! April 27, 2012.

  120. Free! Plunging Commodity Prices Are Ominous For Stock Market! May 11, 2012.

  121. Free! This Is Crazy! Where Are The Promised Regulations? May 18, 2012.

  122. Free! Stop the Noise - Americans Aren't Dumb! May 25, 2012.

  123. Free! The Time Has Come Mr. Bernanke! June 1, 2012.

  124. Free! What's Wrong With Gold? June 8, 2012.

  125. Free! Markets and Governments Are Rolling the Dice! June 15, 2012.

  126. Free! EU Rescues Markets Just in Time - Again! June 29, 2012

  127. Free! The 'Banking Industry/Regulators' Time-Bomb! July 13, 2012.

  128. Free! A Mid-Year Update on the Market's Seasonality. July 20, 2012.

  129. Free! Can ECB and Fed Provide a Sustained Rescue This Time? July 27, 2012.

  130. Free! Will Speculators Rescue Housing? August 10, 2012.

  131. Free! Vacationing Officials Return And So Do Uncertainties! August 24, 2012.

  132. Free! Can The Stock Market Avoid Election Year Dip? August 31, 2012.

  133. Free! Enough With The Fed's Transparency Already! September 14, 2012.

  134. Free! Are Declining Oil Prices Predicting A Stock Market Decline? Sept. 28, 2012.

  135. Free! New Study Shows Sell in May Triples Market's Gain Long Term. Oct. 5, 2012.

  136. Free! Investors Are Not Dumb! Nov. 2, 2012.

  137. Free! Reasons To Be Bullish - At Least For a While! Nov. 23, 2012.

  138.  Free! Is The Economy Already Beginning To Stumble Again- November 30, 2012.

  139. Free! A Warning About Gold From Inflation, The Dollar, And Mining Stocks! Dec. 14, 2012.

  140. Free! Politicians Will Not Sandbag a Very Promising Recovery! Dec. 21, 2012.

  141. Free! It's Only A Fiscal Slope Not A Cliff! Dec. 27, 2012.

  142. Free! Yeah But - Where Are We In The Secular Bar Market? Jan.8, 1013.

  143. Free! Transportation Stock Breakout Is a Good Omen For the Economy! Jan. 11, 2013.

  144. Free! Does the Market Have It Right on the Economy Again- February 1, 2013.

  145. Free! The Recovery Continues To Topple 'Big-Picture' Theories! Feb. 8, 2013.

  146. Free! Gold's Correction Is Not Over Feb. 14, 2103.

  147. Free!  How Long Can Economy's Sweet Spot Last This Time-  Feb. 22, 2013

  148. Free! Better Investing Performance With Much Lower Risk! Feb. 22, 2013

  149. Free! Understanding How Seasonal Market Strategies Work. Feb. 12, 2013

  150. Free! The Last of the 2008 Doomsday Scenarios Is Fading Away. May 17, 2013.

  151. Free! It's Still Fool's Gold For A While Yet. May 10, 2013.

  152. Free! What If The Secular Bear Market Is Not Over? June 14, 2013.

  153. Free! Smart Money and Public Investors Disagree Again. July 22, 2013.

  154. Free! Withdrawal From Stimulus Addictions Will Be Difficult. August 9, 2013.

  155. Free! The Fed Will Still Provide Massive QE Next Year. Dec. 20, 2013.

  156. Free! Bonds Are Defying Dire Forecasts. Jan. 13, 2014.

  157. Free! Safe Havens Are Trouncing Stocks So Far This Year! March 7, 2014.

  158. Free! The U.S. Market is Swimming Against an Ominous Global Tide. March 21, 2014.

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