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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.

  • Gold

    Published 24 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In last week's commentary I wrote that I was expecting a rally to begin based on a 40-day cycle pointing to a low the previous…

  • Gold Commentary

    Published 17 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In my June 24, 2013 commentary I wrote "While I doubt a final low will be seen in gold until the end of the year…

  • Hybrid Approach With Middle Section Chains

    Published 10 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In my previous commentary I introduced a hybrid approach to the work of George Lindsay that I have been developing to time short term highs…

  • Expanding on the Work of George Lindsay

    Published 27 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Since first discovering the work of George Lindsay I have been trying to expand upon it. Most attempts have resulted in an afternoon I will…

  • Three Peaks and a Domed House; the Tri-Day Method

    Published 20 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The work of George Lindsay is predominately concerned with timing turns in the market but he did have at least one method of forecasting price.…

  • Lindsay's Long Cycle and Post-Election Years

    Published 13 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Stock Trader's Almanac has been parsing equity market returns during the various years of the Presidential Cycle for decades; election years, pre- and post-election years,…

  • 3 Peaks and a Domed House

    Published 06 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    An odd looking 3PDh pattern has occurred over the last year in the Dow. Lindsay wrote that when these patterns cap secular bull market highs…

  • Crude Oil

    Published 09 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    For several months I have been expecting a high in oil as of last Friday. A 34-month cycle (below) was my original suspicion for thinking…

  • The Dow on 5/22/13 Was the Top of the Bull Market

    Published 02 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    It looks increasingly likely that the high in the Dow on 5/22/13 was the top of the bull market. Let's go through the process used…

  • Gold

    Published 25 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The $88/oz. drop in gold on Thursday surely got the attention of a few - instilling fear in those who are still long the metal…

  • Middle Section Forecasts

    Published 11 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    As we enter the second week of June, the models of George Lindsay are pointing to the possibility of an end to the bull market…

  • Titanic Syndrome

    Published 04 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The media was all abuzz on Friday with news of another sighting of the dreaded Hindenburg Omen. As there was no shortage of stories describing…

  • Catching a Falling Knife Part II

    Published 28 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In my May 7, 2013 commentary, "Catching a Falling Knife?" I discussed my expectations for a temporary low in the commodity complex near the end…

  • Mining Deep for Gold: Part II

    Published 21 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In my February 15, 2013, Mining Deep for Gold, I concluded by writing "I suspect far greater losses are in store for gold before a…

  • Catching a Falling Commodity Knife

    Published 07 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The April collapse in gold has drawn attention to the two-year decline in the commodity sector. Since gold's collapse both it and crude oil have…

  • 4-Year Cycle

    Published 22 April 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Prior to last week's detour to discuss the gold market my April commentaries have been about Lindsay's long cycle and how that matches what we…

  • Long Cycle- Part II

    Published 09 April 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In last week's Commentary I showed how Lindsay's long cycle divided the historical chart of the Dow into what we normally refer to as secular…

  • Long Cycles

    Published 02 April 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Chances are you have seen a long-term chart of the Dow annotated as the chart below has been. The red hash marks designate secular bull…

  • Sentiment

    Published 22 March 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Sentiment isn't typically used so much for timing the equity market as for gauging the overall mood of the market. When the mood of market…

  • Mining Deep for Gold

    Published 15 February 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Gold has been moving essentially sideways for more than a year since printing a high in August/September 2011. With last week's drop to below the…