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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.

  • P/E, P/R and Irrational Exuberance

    Published 30 April 2001 | viewed 7,384 times

    Professor Robert Shiller of Yale University published his book Irrational Exuberance at the height of the NASDAQ mania last year. Shiller made the argument that…

  • An Application of Secular Market Trend Theory

    Published 16 April 2001 | viewed 6,072 times

    Overview of the theory In previous articles I have introduced the concept of secular market trends and relative P/R, a valuation concept closely coupled with…

  • The Innovation Wave and Secular Market Trends

    Published 07 April 2001 | viewed 8,006 times

    This is the second of a series of articles dealing with the ideas of Harry Dent, which have been often used as a justification for…

  • The Spending Wave

    Published 02 April 2001 | viewed 5,831 times

    This article is the first in a series showing how the ideas proposed by the futurist Harry Dent (when carefully developed) support the contention that…

  • Relative P/R, a novel valuation tool

    Published 24 March 2001 | viewed 6,384 times

    In order to address the question of market valuation, we should consider what is meant by "value". Investors purchase stocks in order to make money.…

  • Secular Market Trends

    Published 16 March 2001 | viewed 13,344 times

    Charles H. Dow, the founder of the Wall Street Journal and keen observer of the stock market, identified three time scales of market action. Primary…