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How Much More Extreme Can Markets Get?

These charts help us understand that a top is not just price, but a reversal in extremes of margin debt, valuation and sentiment. In blow-off tops, extremes of valuation, complacency and margin debt can always shoot beyond previous extremes to … Continue reading

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Is This a Blow-Off Top? Four Ways to Tell

Those who lived through the last two speculative blow-off tops know the impossibility of predicting the final top. How can we tell if stocks are in the final blow-off stage of a bubble? There are four basic give-aways: 1. Parabolic … Continue reading

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NASDAQ: Classic Head-and-Shoulders and Blow-Off Top?

If the advance from January 2013 to the top in early 2014 isn’t a blow-off top, it’s certainly a pretty good imitation of one. Technical analysis seeks to identify trends and recognize signals.┬áThe predictive value of trends (up, flat or … Continue reading

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