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Bob Loukas

Bob Loukas

Contributor since: 01 Oct 2012


Bob Loukas is the founder of "The Financial Tap", a membership site dedicated to helping traders and investors navigate the markets while increasing their expertise and understanding. Bob has over 20 years of experience in trading the markets, is a life-long student of economics, and has an abiding passion for the financial markets. Much of his investment philosophy is top-down in nature, beginning with a global and macro outlook which is used to create a framework that drives his intermediate investments.

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    Published 13 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The equity markets are finally seeing action that has even the most hardened bulls running scared. In the past, I've been quick to dismiss selling…

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    Published 01 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 23 June 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Considering that Gold has risen $80 off its low and the precious metals Miners have screamed higher, it's surprising how little bullish cheering we've heard.…

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    Published 27 May 2014 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 15 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    There is no doubt that last Thursday's 20 point drop in the S&P marked the Half Cycle Low. The midweek (members) report detailed that the…

  • Gold is Finally Ready to Launch

    Published 30 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Summary Gold appears to have wakened from what has been a very challenging 10 month decline. Ever since its failed attempt to test the all-time…

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    Published 04 March 2013 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 04 February 2013 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 05 November 2012 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 01 October 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted at The Financial Tap on September 15, 2012. Cycles Analysis GOLD - Cycle Counts Cycle Count Observation Outlook Daily Day 10 Range 24-28…