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Douglas R. Gillespie

Douglas R. Gillespie

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

Doug Gillespie oversees his own financial-market and economic consulting firm, Gillespie Research Associates.

  • A Primer on Government Economic Reporting -- Things You've Suspected but Were Afraid to Ask!

    Published 25 August 2004 | viewed 2,325 times

    When it comes to government economic data, it is easy to get terribly confused. But in recent years, it has also become easy to be…

  • Bin Laden

    Published 16 August 2004 | viewed 2,666 times

    To date, this will be the third installment of this series we have published. We may do one or two more in coming weeks. These…

  • Osama Bin Laden: A Profile in Terror

    Published 05 August 2004 | viewed 2,937 times

    Last week (Wednesday, 7/27), I published the first of what will probably be a total of three, perhaps four, installments of a fascinating series done…

  • The Worlds Greatest Threat: Islamic Fundamentalists -- Are Energy Stocks a Buy?

    Published 28 July 2004 | viewed 2,306 times

    Friend and client, Kiril Sokoloff, is President of 13D Research, Inc. (Boca Raton, FL and Ketchum, ID). Those familiar with its endeavors know that 13D…

  • Stocks: Are Terror Concerns Assuming a More Important Role in Market Behavior?

    Published 26 July 2004 | viewed 2,481 times

    The following commentary was posted at Gillespie Research. Summary Some new crosscurrents are now coalescing to buffet the stock market, despite the market's increasingly short-term…

  • Midyear Economic & Market Review: More Disappointments Ahead?

    Published 21 July 2004 | viewed 2,700 times

    Foreword In December, I wrote two articles outlining my thoughts about the course the economy and the financial markets would take during 2004. I make…

  • Stocks: An Ugly Day, and Not a Pretty July So Far

    Published 18 July 2004 | viewed 2,241 times

    Summary: I plan on publishing a midyear economic and market update sometime next week. In advance, here are a few comments on the recent behavior…

  • Stock Market Update

    Published 12 July 2004 | viewed 2,901 times

    The following commentary was posted at Gillespie Research. Summary The markets get lots of inflation and inflation-related data this week, as well as several key…

  • Stocks: An Update to the July 6th Piece

    Published 09 July 2004 | viewed 3,088 times

    The following commentary was posted at Gillespie Research. Summary During July's first five trading sessions, stocks rose on one of them and fell the other…

  • Stocks: July's Inauspicious Beginning

    Published 06 July 2004 | viewed 2,515 times

    The following commentary was posted at Gillespie Research Summary For a while now, I've been docketing this summer -- July in particular -- for some…

  • Update

    Published 02 July 2004 | viewed 3,691 times

    The following commentary was posted at Gillespie Research Summary Two days a quarter do not make! But weak bond and stock closes today could signal…

  • Stock and Bond Update: Sell all Stocks?

    Published 22 June 2004 | viewed 2,513 times

    Summary Five-day trading weeks cannot produce results much flatter for stocks than last week did, and it contained an expiration to boot! My seven-measure tracking…

  • Stocks: Are We Witnessing a Failing Rally?

    Published 15 June 2004 | viewed 2,397 times

    The following commentary was posted at Gillespie Research Summary The stock market is at or very close to an important inflection point. Will the result…

  • But Its Only 30 or 40 Basis Points!

    Published 28 May 2004 | viewed 3,976 times

    Introduction This research offering deals mainly with interest rates. This said, there is tangential mention of stocks. It is very difficult to separate the two…

  • Mostly Stocks

    Published 10 May 2004 | viewed 2,324 times

    Summary: Several weeks ago, I opined that domestic and international political considerations were likely to begin to exert an increasingly negative influence on stock prices.…

  • More Bad Inflation Karma

    Published 04 May 2004 | viewed 3,001 times

    Summary The prices-paid component of the March ISM manufacturing index was bad. However, the one in the April index was even worse. This creates just…

  • Creepy

    Published 16 April 2004 | viewed 2,846 times

    Fed Governor Ben Bernanke was at it again yesterday, the occasion being a luncheon gathering of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. Dr. Bernanke continued…

  • Is Greenspan Preparing to Leave the Fed?

    Published 08 April 2004 | viewed 2,892 times

    A few months ago, I raised lots of eyebrows by suggesting there was a chance, perhaps even a decent chance, that Alan Greenspan would not…

  • Stocks: The Topping Formations Continue

    Published 03 March 2004 | viewed 2,168 times

    Summary I think something worse -- perhaps significantly worse -- than a mere "healthy correction" is lurking out in the future ... The question of…

  • Stocks -- In the Trenches!

    Published 25 February 2004 | viewed 2,362 times

    Foreword On 2/17, I published the original article from which this piece is excerpted. The following excerpted material was published on 2/20, with revisions through…