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Retired chief investment officer and former NYSE firm partner with 50 plus years experience in field as analyst / economist, portfolio manager / trader, and CIO who has superb track record with multi $billion equities and fixed income portfolios. Advanced degrees, CFA. Having done much professional writing as a young guy, I now have a cryptic style. 40 years down on and around The Street confirms: CAVEAT EMPTOR IN SPADES !!!

Monday, May 12, 2008

Stock Market -- Technical

The market has worked off much of the short term overbought in
evidence over the past two weeks. Last week's sell-off was an
appropriate reaction, but was not of itself threatening. I still have
intermediate term indicators (6-13 weeks) on overbought readings,
but these are not always helpful in making shorter term decisions.
The market has maintained its uptrend off the March lows and
my tools do not preclude a further advance. Pieces are falling into
place to support the idea of a reversal of consequence, but the
case is still not clear. Keep in mind those intermediate term
overboughts and remember that the market is not finally clear of
the bear.

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