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Michael A. Alexander

Michael A. Alexander

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

Mike Alexander is the author of four books: (2000) Stock Cycles: Why stocks wont beat money market over the next 20 years; (2002) The Kondratiev Cycle: A generational interpretation; (2003) Retiring Rich: The ultimate IRA and 401(k) investing guide (now available in paperback under the title Investing in a Secular Bear Market) and (2004) Cycles in American Politics: How political, economic and cultural trends have shaped the nation.

  • Gold Bull and Bear Markets

    Published 23 February 2018 | viewed 1,986 times

    In the previous part, we thoroughly analyzed the bull and bear trends in the U.S. dollar. But what about gold cycles? Let’s look at the…

  • The Wild West Embraces Cryptocurrencies

    Published 30 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The United States is in a unique position regarding bitcoin regulation. The country is not only the third largest by population in the world, but…

  • What Does The Analyst Who Called For The 2016-2017 Market Rally Say About 2018?

    Published 03 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    As Ecclesiastes notes, “There is nothing new under the sun.” This, too, applies to the stock market. The average investor trap is the same throughout…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 13 June 2017 | viewed 0 times

    May 2017 Progress of the secular bear market: position as of May 2017 The value for R is 2195 as of May 2017. The Life…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 10 June 2015 | viewed 0 times

    June 2015 Progress of the secular bear market: position as of May 31, 2015 The value for R is 2029 as of May 2015. 10000…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 15 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of September 30, 2013 The value for R was 1895 on September 30, 2013. Stimulus vs. Austerity:…

  • Progress of The Secular Bear Market: Position as of July 31, 2013

    Published 23 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The value for R was 1885 on July 31, 2013. Progress Update on Secular Bear Market Over the May through July period I gradually shifted…

  • Stock Cycles May 2010

    Published 08 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of April 30, 2009 The value for R is 1590 as of April 2010. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 21 April 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of March 31, 2009 The value for R is 1570 as of April 2010. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 20 November 2008 | viewed 6,963 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of November 20, 2008 The value for R is 1575 as of October 2008. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 14 September 2008 | viewed 6,186 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of August 31, 2008 The value for R is 1620 as of August 2008. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 20 December 2007 | viewed 3,977 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of November 30, 2007 The value for R is 1500 as of November 2007. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 08 November 2006 | viewed 5,758 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of October 31, 2006 The value for R is 1390 as of October 2006. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 18 September 2006 | viewed 5,639 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of August 31, 2006 The value for R is 1390 as of August 2006. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 13 August 2006 | viewed 13,046 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of July 31, 2006 The value for R is 1380 as of July 2006. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 15 July 2006 | viewed 6,497 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of June 30, 2006 The value for R is 1380 as of June 2005. For S&P500 of…

  • Stock Cycles

    Published 03 June 2006 | viewed 6,743 times

    Progress of the secular bear market: position as of May 31, 2006 The value for R is 1370 as of May 2005. For S&P500 of…

  • Housing Prices vs. "Use Value"

    Published 20 May 2006 | viewed 13,596 times

    Recently, Yale professor Robert Shiller has developed a long-term index of real housing prices for the U.S.1 This index is shown in Figure 1. In…

  • Alternate Energy: Ethanol

    Published 23 April 2006 | viewed 15,896 times

    This month I am going to write about alternate energy. I am a chemical engineer by profession will be exploring alternate energy from this perspective.…

  • Oil Prices, the Kondratiev Cycle and Peak Oil

    Published 22 April 2006 | viewed 11,108 times

    This essay was first published in May 2005. High oil prices are much on investor's minds today and a cycle-based examination of oil is well…