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A Leader and Innovator in Technical Stock Market Analysis

 for over 50 Years!


Richard Russell and his team of talented analysts work daily to bring you the best of primary trend analysis, investor education and intelligent investing advice.


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  • We believe in “market timing.” Our goal is to get you out at the top and in at the bottom of major, long-term market moves.
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"If con is the opposite of pro, and progress is good, what is Congress?" Gallagher

Where are the Pockets of Strength?

By Matthew Kerkhoff


With stocks once again tiptoeing into record high territory, let’s take a look at where investors are focusing their buying. For analysis purposes, first we’ll slice the market by capitalization, and then we’ll slice by sector to see where the pockets of strength are. The relative areas of outperformance should give us an idea of how the collective market is viewing economic health and corporate profitability moving forward.

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Our Best Days are Ahead

By Richard Russell


My son, Ryan, is having his wedding on Sunday in Hawaii. He has married a marvelous girl named Taylor. I was too tired to make the trip to Hawaii. Ryan has come a long way on his path to spirituality and Taylor has been a great help to him. I wish them happiness in their life together.

Turning to the stock market, it's a stalemate with the Industrials up 20 and the Transports down 20. The Nasdaq is up 35 to 5091. Gold is down 16.5 to 1177.8 and Silver is down 0.15 to 15.72.

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Why a Futurist Threw Away His Smartphone

By Benjamin Butler


Daegu, South Korea


A number of months ago – I lost count – my brand new blackberry broke. After not touching them for years I thought I would give them another chance. I liked the keyboard and it was a bit of a novelty to have one again. I decided that I would try life without a smartphone for a few months, especially since I just had a newborn baby and thought that I would be close to my wife most of the time anyway. And nowadays all my clients and business partners contact me by email.

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The Haunting U.S. Dollar

By Richard Russell 


The following has occurred to me. Despite all our advances in science, scientists have never been able to produce a living cell. An amoeba is a one cell living organism. Science has created atomic bombs and fighter planes that can surpass the speed of sound, but it has not been able to create one living cell. So where did life begin? Some of the greatest scientists believe that life began with the hand of God.


The question that haunts me is whether the US dollar has topped out for the duration.

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