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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.

  • 13-14 Month Low

    Published 28 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The 20th century market guru, George Lindsay, explained that, no matter how long a bear market lasts, there is usually an obvious low 13 to…

  • Hybrid Lindsay Low: June 27-July 1

    Published 21 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    After last week's failed call for a "relief rally" it becomes harder to accept bullish signals as seen in the McClellan Oscillator this week. There…

  • Rough Week Ahead

    Published 01 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    While the eighth year of a Presidential term calls for a rally from mid-May to early/mid-June, it doesn't promise to be straight up. This week…

  • Equities on the Precipice

    Published 17 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    For over three weeks equities have been pulling back from the high on April 20; a high that tested the same level seen in the…

  • CBOE Volatility Index

    Published 10 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The VIX gave up 0.98 points last week to close at 14.72 after peaking on the expected short-term cycle high on Wednesday. Since March, the…

  • Interest Rates: Ten-Year US Treasury

    Published 03 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    TNX (the yield on the 10 year, US Treasury note) fell 3.65% to close at 18.19 on the 30-dma last week. Look for a bounce…

  • That's all Folks!

    Published 24 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    We continue to expect this election year to see a decline from April to June and believe that last week's 6 month cycle high marked…

  • Advance/Decline Line

    Published 19 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The cumulative advance/decline line (not to be confused with the "other" advance/decline line) has thrown a wrench into the bearish equity scenario as it exceeded…

  • Commodities

    Published 12 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Commodities (S&P GS commodity index) saw their first rally in three weeks last week with a gain of 3.98% to close at 329 (thanks to…

  • 21-Week Cycle High

    Published 05 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    An examination of all US Presidential election years shows a peak in equity markets in early April followed by a drop into early June. The…

  • QQQ

    Published 29 March 2016 | viewed 0 times

    We have been expecting a top in equity indices for the last two weeks. We did see the market start down last week after the…

  • Vernal Equinox

    Published 22 March 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The spring or vernal equinox ("Equi" is the Latin prefix for "equal" and "nox" is the Latin word for "night") arrived on March 20 at…

  • Crude Oil Due for a Pit Stop

    Published 15 March 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Crude gained $2.58 last week to close at 38.50 - on the declining trendline and the 50% retracement of the October decline. My bandwidth indicator…

  • It's Close... Very Close

    Published 08 March 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The biggest rallies occur in bear markets and equities have had an impressive run after leaving behind a double-bottom in January and February - but…

  • In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

    Published 01 March 2016 | viewed 0 times

    "In like a lion, out like a lamb" is a proverb describing the month of March. The month of March usually starts with cold, unpleasant…

  • Gold and the 34-Month Moving Average

    Published 23 February 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Gold gave up $8.70 last week (after the previous week's gain of $81.30/oz.) to close at 1,230 and printed a bearish harami candlestick on the…

  • Crude Continues to Drill Downward

    Published 08 February 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Last week's forecast for a high in the Dow on February 1st was a perfect hit. As of last Friday, the Dow has fallen 438…

  • Eighth Year Returns

    Published 02 February 2016 | viewed 0 times

    As explained in last week's article, my Hybrid Lindsay model is pointing to a high in the Dow today, February 1st. Whether it is today,…

  • Forecast for February 1st High

    Published 26 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

    A bottom for the January sell-off appears to be behind us. It fell three trading days after the Hybrid Lindsay forecast for a low in…

  • A Bottom in Equities

    Published 12 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

    My December 15 commentary included a forecast for a high in equities near December 24. The eventual high which led to last week's big sell-off…