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Tim Wood

Tim Wood

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Is This March 2003?

    Published 21 February 2009 | viewed 5,180 times

    Dow Theory Says NO Of late I have heard the argument made that the November 2008 to February 2009 period is like the October 2002…

  • A Brief Update on Dow Theory and the Current Non-Confirmation

    Published 07 February 2009 | viewed 3,523 times

    On November 21, 2007 the primary trend, in accordance to classical Dow theory, was confirmed as bearish. To date, nothing has occurred to invalidate that…

  • Don't Buy The Hype

    Published 10 January 2009 | viewed 5,337 times

    Historically, bear markets have run approximately one-third the duration of the preceding bull market. From my perspective, the last bull market began at the 1974…

  • Intermission

    Published 13 December 2008 | viewed 5,442 times

    Major stock averages have retested their 2002 lows, oil hits the 40 dollar mark and the dollar weakens. Does this now mean that it's over?…

  • Dow Theory: Why Opinions Differ and Brief Update

    Published 29 November 2008 | viewed 4,085 times

    It's amazing how many people write articles and publish material on Dow theory. The sad thing is that the vast majority of the material I…

  • Desperate Measures

    Published 01 November 2008 | viewed 4,791 times

    The Fed's action to either raise or lower rates has become a major focal point for the markets in recent years. It seems that the…

  • It Still Ain't Gonna Work Plus A Quick Technical Look at Gold

    Published 18 October 2008 | viewed 6,106 times

    As the market declined into the 2002 low we began to see more manipulation and efforts to hold the market up than ever before. In…

  • It Ain't Gonna Work

    Published 04 October 2008 | viewed 4,703 times

    By every historical measure the equity markets slipped into a secular bear market in 2000. As a result, we began to see efforts by the…

  • Global Markets, Commodities, and the Economic Downturn

    Published 06 September 2008 | viewed 3,781 times

    Back in 2006 and 2007 everywhere we turned we heard about China and their enormous consumption of commodities and why the Chinese were largely responsible…

  • Is The Dow Jones Industrial Average Relevant?

    Published 23 August 2008 | viewed 2,349 times

    This past week I was listening to an interview with an analyst who said that she had some 27 years of experience. In this interview…

  • Parabolic Moves, Bubbles and the End Result

    Published 09 August 2008 | viewed 3,813 times

    In the chart below I have included a weekly chart of the Nasdaq 100. Beginning at the 4-year cycle low that occurred in October 1998,…

  • Another Look at Crude Oil, the Dow Theory Double Non-Confirmation and Gold

    Published 26 July 2008 | viewed 3,532 times

    In late June I posted an article here explaining that Crude Oil was in an unsustainable parabolic spike. Then, on July 15th I had a…

  • Classical Dow Theory Proven Correct Once Again

    Published 12 July 2008 | viewed 3,085 times

    According to the founding fathers of Dow theory, which include Charles H. Dow, William Peter Hamilton and Robert Rhea, the single most important aspect of…

  • A Look at An Unsustainable Advance and A Double Non-Confirmation

    Published 29 June 2008 | viewed 2,883 times

    For weeks now one of the major topics in the news and amongst the politicians is the price of oil. The republicans want to begin…

  • Another Dow Theory Non-Confirmation

    Published 15 June 2008 | viewed 3,404 times

    Since July 2007 we have had an upside Dow theory non-confirmation, followed by a bearish primary trend change that was followed by a downside non-confirmation…

  • An Important Juncture Approaches

    Published 01 June 2008 | viewed 3,101 times

    The definition of a bull or bear market can differ from person to person depending upon their particular discipline. My definition is based on the…

  • A Toxic Economy and a Witches Brew

    Published 18 May 2008 | viewed 2,759 times

    The equity markets continue to advance out of the January/March lows, commodity prices surge, oil continues to hit record highs and the consumer is now…

  • A Brief Cyclical Overview of the Dollar

    Published 04 May 2008 | viewed 3,077 times

    Cycles are really just another way of looking at various trends of various degrees. Also, cycles in the market are really no different than many…

  • Bull and Bear Market Relationships

    Published 19 April 2008 | viewed 3,129 times

    Obviously, the definitions of Bull and Bear markets differ from person to person. My definition is based on the works of the great Dow theorists,…

  • A Brief Technical Update

    Published 06 April 2008 | viewed 2,654 times

    In today's update I want to look at the market from a couple of different perspectives. Recently, I have heard it said that the Dow…