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Ed Carlson

Ed Carlson

Contributor since: 04 May 2012


Ed Carlson, author of George Lindsay and the Art of Technical Analysis, and his new book, George Lindsay's An Aid to Timing is an independent trader, consultant, and Chartered Market Technician (CMT) based in Seattle. Carlson manages the website Seattle Technical Advisors.com, where he publishes daily and weekly commentary. He spent twenty years as a stockbroker and holds an M.B.A. from Wichita State University.

  • It's the Most Wonderful Time of Year!

    Published 29 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The holidays bring more than just gifts under the tree, excess calories, and rude in-laws. December and January represent two of the best months of…

  • Turkey Week

    Published 22 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Holiday shortened weeks (like this week) have a tendency to be bullish and the Thanksgiving holiday is more bullish than most. But with the Hybrid…

  • Titanic Syndrome

    Published 15 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The Titanic Syndrome is triggered when NYSE 52-week lows out-number 52-week highs within 7 days of an all-time high in equities (or a 400 point…

  • Election Day Relief?

    Published 08 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Markets have now experienced a 9-day losing streak - something that has not happened since December 1980. Over the last 20 years the S&P 500…

  • Bottoms Up!

    Published 01 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Last week's commentary detailed the Hybrid Lindsay forecast for a low near Friday of last week. While the market did trend downward into Friday's close…

  • Cycle Shift

    Published 25 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Last week's commentary stated that we expected to see a high in the Dow no later than Wednesday. That high didn't come a day too…

  • Short Rally

    Published 18 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    We have been waiting for a bounce into the high forecast by the Hybrid Lindsay model and it looks to have come on Tuesday. Cycles…

  • Lost in Translation

    Published 11 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    A Hybrid Lindsay high is expected late this week, or early next, but that doesn't mean equities are expected to necessarily trend upward all week.…

  • September 30- October 3 High

    Published 04 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The Hybrid Lindsay model points to a high early this week (if not last Friday). While there are other highs and lows scheduled, the next…

  • Crude Oil - Bull Market Correction

    Published 27 September 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Crude gained $1.45/bbl. last week closing at 44.48 even after a $1.84 loss on Friday. Since the August high, crude looks like a descending triangle…

  • Gold Fever

    Published 20 September 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Gold Fever – as in "illness". Gold's bear market has been slow to get started. Rather it has played out as a consolidation since last…

  • Three Peaks and a Domed House

    Published 13 September 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Friday's decline broke the neckline of a small head-and-shoulders pattern seeming to leave behind the cupola Lindsay described as the top of his Domed House…

  • Fasten your Seatbelts

    Published 23 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Last week we asked the question 'Is the Dow headed into the final top at point 23 - or is it engaged in the typical…

  • Rio

    Published 16 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Olympic host, Rio de Janeiro, is getting a lot of coverage in the media and not all of it good.  Much of the news is…

  • August 5-8 High

    Published 09 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The July 25 Market Update shared an interesting 60-day cycle which was due on July 22. That cycle scored a direct hit even if the…

  • August Heat

    Published 02 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    August is known for its heat and, for market participants, this August is expected to be extra-hot. Last Thursday marked the 11th straight day that…

  • And Yet...

    Published 26 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Everything seems to say this market should be going down... and yet... price is always the final arbiter. July through October is a seasonally bullish…

  • A Little Late but Still Expected

    Published 19 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The high forecast by the Hybrid Lindsay model for early last week was delayed for three days by option expiration. Even if the high is…

  • A Bondsy Scheme

    Published 12 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Who needs the Fed's QE when the world is seemingly beating down the doors to buy US bonds? But like all Ponzi schemes, the end…

  • 5-Year Cycle?

    Published 05 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    My own observations of a 4 year cycle show a very consistent low in the Dow every four years. In 1962 the cycle expanded to…