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Richard Russell

Richard Russell

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Richrd Russell began publishing Dow Theory Letters in 1958, and he has been writing the Letters ever since (never once having skipped a Letter). Dow Theory Letters is the oldest service continuously written by one person in the business.

  • Fundamentals and Technicals

    Published 02 September 2003 | viewed 2,707 times

    Here is an extract from commentary posted at DowTheoryLetters.com on 30th August 2003: I received an e-mail yesterday from a subscriber who writes (angrily) that…

  • Market Comments

    Published 18 August 2003 | viewed 3,644 times

    Here is an extract from commentary posted at DowTheoryLetters.com on 15th August 2003: Not much surprises me these days, not even a blackout of much…

  • Escape and Fantasy

    Published 29 July 2003 | viewed 3,803 times

    I spent a lot of time over the weekend hitting the malls, watching the crowds, and noting the prevailing sentiment. The feeling I got was…

  • Market Comments

    Published 13 July 2003 | viewed 1,691 times

    I've been looking at financial statistics for half a century, so I seldom gasp when I see a new figure. But I gasped today when…

  • Market Comments

    Published 27 June 2003 | viewed 1,558 times

    Fed Chairman Greenspan hugged and puffed and succeeded in creating the biggest hot-air balloon in US history. In September 1999 (bear market signal) the Greenspan…

  • Market Comments

    Published 10 June 2003 | viewed 1,684 times

    Slowly but surely the truth is emerging about the US economy and our future. This weekend the truth appeared in both the New York Times…

  • Market Comments

    Published 07 June 2003 | viewed 1,646 times

    Guess I'll start the site with today's list of -- "What else is new?" They stopped calling this the "Jobless recovery." Now they're calling it…

  • Market Comments

    Published 22 May 2003 | viewed 1,509 times

    The study of the stock market is always a matter of "will it" or "won't it." It's an endless study, because no sooner is the…

  • Golden Comments

    Published 06 May 2003 | viewed 1,587 times

    They say that on a surface level life is a comedy, and on a deep level life is a tragedy. I believe it. Along with…

  • Market Comments

    Published 16 April 2003 | viewed 1,455 times

    Can you make consistent profits in the markets during a primary bear market? Every day I get flooded with ideas and offers and promotions for…

  • Market Comments

    Published 24 March 2003 | viewed 1,746 times

    Quite a week! Following two 90% down-days, on March 17 we got a 90% upside day. Prior to that we saw an important non-confirmation with…

  • Market Comments

    Published 16 March 2003 | viewed 1,699 times

    Let's start with my goof of the day. It's the 200-day moving average of the Dow. I don't know where I got my last figures…

  • Guideposts

    Published 04 March 2003 | viewed 1,454 times

    The market has been bouncing around above its bear market low for the last five months. Question -- what kind of guideposts, if any, do…

  • Market Comments

    Published 20 February 2003 | viewed 1,762 times

    No matter what I write regarding Bush or Washington or politics, I receive a load of angry e-mails accusing me of stupidity, ignorance, prejudice --…

  • Bad Omens or 'It can't happen here'--

    Published 02 February 2003 | viewed 1,868 times

    The New York Times was not delivered at my home this morning for the first time in memory. Not a single IPO (initial public offering)…

  • Market Comments

    Published 19 January 2003 | viewed 4,943 times

    We are moving ever deeper into the belly of a great primary bear market. For the sake of my new subscribers, let me again describe…